Ivy Tech Community College welcomes your involvement in the campus community with a variety of organizations from which to choose.
If you do not see something of interest we encourage you to establish a new student organization. Please click HERE for further information and necessary forms. If you have questions contact the Office of Student Life and Development at (317) 916-7570 and we will be happy to assist you with the process.
The following student organizations are currently recognized by the College.
Click on the organization's name for further information and future meeting times or contact the Advisor or Student Leader listed below.
African Student Association (ASA)
The purpose of ASA is to:
- Educate and bring awareness to the African culture including economic, social, and political problems
- Share African culture with each other and the student body
- Come together to study and socialize
- Meet new people, network, build relationships, participate in events, and have fun
Advisors: Claire Maxson and Inga Groot-Rife; Student President: Martha Kamara
ASIA (Asian Student Intercultural Association
The purpose of the organization is to provide an opportunity and community for students of Asian, Asian American and other heritages to explore the cultures of Asia and Asian America, enriching the whole of Ivy Tech Community College.
Advisor: John Conklin; Student President: Suphayada Tammawoharl
Black Students United
We promote academic excellence and leadership skills among members, encourage unity among students, faculty and administrators, and provide information to persons of all creeds. We facilitate understanding of the minority experience through educational, cultural, historical and social programs.
Advisor: Doris McDougal
The Blank Page
The purpose of The Blank Page is to provide a forum for students to discuss and critique their own creative work, as well as the work of other group members. The Blank Page also seeks to increase the knowledge and awareness of creative writing in the Ivy Tech community.
Advisor: Brianna Pike, Emily Watson
Campus Insider Newspaper
Our purpose is to gather, write and publish information for the Campus Insider, our student newspaper.
Advisors: Kathleen Rice, Claire Maxson
Christians on Campus
Bible study group at Ivy Tech. Come and enjoy the word of God with us.
Advisor: Victor Roeske; Student President: Sue Nelson
The primary goal of Coexist is to make the Ivy Tech community a safe and welcoming place to all students regardless of sexual identity or gender orientation. Coexist also seeks to 1.) Educate the Ivy Tech community about homophobia, gender identity, and sexual orientation 2.) Fight discrimination, harassment, and violence in schools 3.) Create an open forum among LGBT and straight students, and 4.) Promote tolerance on campus.
Advisor: Carissa Cartwright; Student President: Zac Deer
The mission of Collegiate 100 of Ivy Tech Community College is to support the sponsoring Chapter of 100 Black Men of America in its efforts to nurture and enhance the growth, development and opportunities for young African American males. This organization will also empower the black community through the Four for the Future plan of Mentoring, Education, Health and Wellness, and Economic Development.
Advisor: Daniel McSpadden Student President: James Wilson
College Summit: Ivy Tech
Provides a forum for students that have attended a College Summit summer workshop or senior class to stay connected and provide support and assistance to each other.
Advisors: Gary Pellico
Our mission is to provide additional learning opportunities outside the classroom to enable paralegal students to confidently enter the workforce upon graduation. Activities will include hands-on, practical training; volunteer opportunities; and the promotion of the sharing of information in study groups.
Advisor: Lara O'Dell; Student President: Shelly Lothridge
Collegiate Veterans Association
Our purpose is to increase awareness and understanding of Veteran issues on campus and promote successful Student Veterans through transition services, academic assistance, and other resources specific to the needs of services members and their families.
Advisor: James Harrell
The Dead Stoics Society
The purpose of the Dead Stoics Society is to expand the minds of our members through meditation and philosophical discussion.
Advisors: Grace Parish, Jack Cooney; Student President: Doug Keeling
Join us for our weekly meeting, Thursdays at 6 pm in IFC 210.
FOCUS - Furthering Opportunities and Connecting Us to the Future
The purpose of FOCUS is to create a network for black males and establish a strong support system that encourages academic achievement, campus involvement, peer to peer mentoring and building lifelong connections.
Advisor: Curtis Wells; Student President: Albat Mulbah
We are a new group, set up for the gamers of Ivy Tech. We are here to have fun, but also to create a place for gamers to meet and get to know each other.
Advisor: Jordan Rippy
Health Information Technology Club
Committed to providing the HIT students with the opportunity to network with HIT professionals, participate in professional development activities, fund raise, make contributions to the local healthcare community and promote the profession to future HIT students.
Advisor: Brenda Kupecky; Student Co-Presidents: Crystal Reed, Lillie Shugars
Health Occupations Students of America
HOSA is committed to educate students on various health careers and provide the leadership skills needed to further themselves in the attainment of their ambitions as career professionals in the health care industries.
Human Service Club
The purpose of the Human Service Club is to provide a venue for education and networking among current or prospective Human Service students and the environment.
Advisor: Marilyn Arnett; Student President: Kyle Crockett
Indiana Student Hospitality Association
To engage students in professional leadership and development and provide a venue for networking with local and national hospitality leaders.
Advisors: Keith Parish, Tiffany Swopes; Student President: Cierra Wattley
The purpose of Inked Alliance is to focus on ending the stigma, stereotypes and discrimination against individuals with tattoos in professional environments such as the workplace and educational facilities. We hope to bring awareness and promote open-mindedness to the tattooed community.
Advisors: Nikila Stevens, Tammy Greene; Student President: Katie Osborne
Ivy Tech Art Club
The purpose of the Art Club is to provide an outlet for art minded people, to create and share ideas with others.
Advisors: Stephanie Robertson, Kevin Keltner; Student President: Kayleigh Hoffman
Ivy Tech Car Club
The purpose of the Ivy Tech Car Club is to provide an opportunity for students to share their interest in motor vehicles and to promote the auto industry.
Advisor: Vic Holove
Ivy Tech Student Education Association
The Ivy Tech Student Education Association (ITSEA) is a pre-professional organization for future teachers. Being a part of ITSEA allows education students here at ITCC multiple opportunities to become involved not only within the Ivy Tech community but also the school communities of Indianapolis. ITSEA is affiliated with the Indiana State Education Association (ISEA), the National Education Association (NEA) and the Indiana State Teachers Association (ISTA).
Advisors: Barb Wylie; Student President: Shawn Beverly
Consider donating to ITSEA's fall fundraiser to benefit the Peyton Manning Children's Hospital. For more information click HERE.
Ivy Tech Student Ethics Board (SEB)
The purpose of the Student Ethics Board is to help create and foster a dynamic campus community of ethical student citizens with an unwavering commitment to the ideals of honor, achievement and tradition.
Advisor: Alphonso Atkins Jr.; Student President: David A. Flint
Manna on Campus
Manna on Campus strives to share the word of God to help students grow spiritually and guide them on their spiritual journey through weekly fellowship meetings and special events.
Advisor: Victor Roeske; Student President: Juan Molina
Join us for our weekly meeting, Mondays at 9 am in the IFC Bowen Commons.
The Odeon Society
The Odeon Society is Ivy Tech's student drama club. We produce on-campus student theater productions and aim to give students varied theater experiences. Members have a broad range of ways to get involved, from planning, organizing, and publicizing events to acting in productions or working backstage in various technical theater positions.
Auditions for The Committee for Ethical and Responsible Human Improvisation Research
The Odeon Society Student Drama Club will be hosting auditions on September 17, 18 and 19 in IFC 102 at 7:00 pm for their Improv Comedy Show to be held on Nov. 14 and 15.
For further information on how to be a part of Ivy Tech comedy history, contact Anne de Boer at email@example.com
Advisor: Scott Luter; Student President: Anne de Boer
We provide an opportunity for women to discuss issues and concerns and to help address those concerns through community involvement.
Advisor: Doris McDougal, Ariel Crawley
Phi Theta Kappa - International Honors Society
For more information, please visit our page by clicking here. For more information on The Thirst Project, click here.
Advisor: Cynthia Porter Rickert; Student President: Harmeet Kaur
The purpose of Project VOICE is to improve the retention, matriculation and overall student success for men of color enrolled at ITCC. Membership is free and open to all Ivy Tech students.
Advisors: Alphonso Atkins, Michael Jenkins; Student President: Chris Buchanan
Sankofa Society seeks to maintain and uphold the oral traditions and arts of storytelling and spoken word poetry through traditional, educational, social, and cultural events and activities.
Advisors: Heather Sewell, Anthony Conley; Student President: Kwabena Dinizulu
The Ivy Tech Speech Team is here! We are establishing a state wide tournament with other Ivy Tech campuses to compete with Persuasive, Informative, and Impromptu speeches. If you would like a chance to compete for a scholarship (1st place prize) then contact our leadership.
Advisor: Timothy Sheehan; Student Co-Presidents: Jessie Wangeman, Terrance Dillard
Student Ambassadors for Math Success (SAMS)
SAMS is a service organization dedicated to promoting student success in mathmatics by developing, implementing and managing a variety of student to student support and success initiatives.
Advisors: Sheila Yancey, Semere Sebhatu, Student President: Nicholas Rader
Student Business Association
We are dedicated to serving the needs of the students by assisting them in accomplishing objectives that help them reach their academic and career goals. Job shadowing, faculty forums, internships, sponsoring service learning in the community, networking in the community, and mentoring local high school students are some of the benefits to Ivy Tech Community College students and surrounding students.
Advisor: Steven Mohler, Penny Miguel
Student Nursing Association
We help student nurses become involved in the community as well as foster educational and professional growth of student nurses.
Advisor: Linda Fluharty, Laura Rigsby; Student President: Rich Spencer
SOL (Student Organization of Latinos)
We are committed to serving the Latino population of both the Ivy Tech Community College and the city of Indianapolis by bringing cultural awareness to the college and the community as a whole through events, meetings, lectures, and other cultural activities.
Advisor: Ricardo Fernandez; Student President: Fany Mejia
Surgical Technology Club
We are dedicated to enhancing communication between future and current Surgical Technology Students, to facilitating a broader understanding of the profession of surgical technology, and to raising funds for extracurricular activities of the Surgical Technology Program.
Advisor: Jeanne Rieger, Marsha Williams