Southwestern College

CLUBS  / ORGANIZATIONS:                                                                         

 Club/Organization Name

 Purpose

 Contact Person

ABLE Club

(Abilities Beyond Limitation through Education)

The unification of Southwestern College students; to offer the chance for students to take a more active role on issues pertaining to students with disabilities.

Allen Chu

achu@swccd.edu

Robert Valerio

rvalerio@swccd.edu

ADN 2018

(Associate Degree Nurses 2018)

Promote nursing as a profession and an art and science. To raise capital for the class of 2018 activities and promote goodwill between first year ADN students and second year ADN students.

Linda McDonald

lmcdonald@swccd.edu

ADN 2019

(Associate Degree Nurses 2019)

Promote nursing as a profession and an art and science. To raise capital for the class of 2019 activities and promote goodwill between first year ADN students and second year ADN students.

Arlin Ramira

aramira@swccd.edu

Efren Rodriguez

erodriguez@swccd.edu

AMSA

(American Medical Student Association)

Promote the development of a communication network between students with common interests in Health care, research, and medicine. Facilitate educational programs for the recruitment and retention of pre-health students in areas such as academic success, career opportunities, and politics of medicine. Encourage and expose pre-health students to community services and clinical experiences.

Dr. Sharon  E. Shapiro

sshapiro@swccd.edu

Luz Alvarez

lalvarez@swccd.edu

Anthropology Club

Promote and expose the field of Anthropology to enthusiasts and other interested parties while enhancing the academic experience of its members through supplementary learning and anthropologically relevant activities. The club stresses an interdisciplinary and holistic approach to Anthropology

Maria Jelaca-Tavakoli

mtavakoli@swccd.edu

Architecture Club

Promote and organize fund raisers, design workshops, and collaborative activities with other department clubs and members of the community. Provide students with an opportunity to participate in goals-oriented group activities. Promote awareness about the field of architecture and unify students with similar goals. Incorporate activities related to the built environment. Provides mentorship opportunities.

Diana de la Torre Arredondo

ddelatorre@swccd.edu

Eric Johnson

ejohnson@swccd.edu

Bayan

Student Organization

Provide students who participated in the Bayan Learning Community an opportunity to develop leadership skills, conduct activities and events that support Filipino American students in the college community and the transfer process.

Arlie Ricasa

aricasa@swccd.edu

Black Brotherhood Leadership Association (B2LA)

B2LA was created to address the systemic challenges facing African American male students, as well as provide them with the necessary resources to excel academically and personally.

Abdishakur Omar

aomar@swccd.edu

Black Student Union

Committed to understanding the history of the Black experience in the United States, our connection with Africans throughout the world and our relationships with other cultures. Empower members of the Black culture.

Abdishakur Omar

aomar@swccd.edu

B.R.E.W.

(Biologists Research Effervesce & Wort)

Provide students with an opportunity to participate in goal-oriented group activities that aid the community. Raise awareness of the study of biology, chemistry, and physics. Provide orientation for student concerning academic requirement, networking, and peer mentoring.

Maria Rodriguez-Aguirre

mrodriguez3@swccd.edu

Chemistry Club

(American Chemical Society)

Provide students chemists and opportunity to experience the professionalism that a career in chemistry would give as well as gaining experience through community outreach programs.

Dr. Joann Um

jum@swccd.edu

Alexandra Hofler

ahofler@swccd.edu

Child Development Club

To be a source of support for students interested in the field of child development; to serve as a place to network and share ideas and job opportunities; and serve as an advocate for children issues and for students interested in the field of child development.

Jenny Sabas

jsabas@swccd.edu

 

Clay Club

To expand the experience and artistic opportunities for ceramics students and to increase the visibility of the College’s ceramics program.

John O. Lewis

jlewis@swccd.edu

Dental Hygiene Club

The purpose of the club is to enhance the professional development and personal growth of each dental hygiene student. The development of a club enables the dental hygiene students to work together in educating the community and sharing our knowledge of oral health.

Karen Kubischta

kkubischta@swccd.edu

Earth Science Club

“Terra Incognita”

To serve as a platform that bridges an Earth Science college education with Earth realities in the greater San Diego area.

Carole L. Ziegler

cziegler@swccd.edu

Bulent Bas

bbas@swccd.edu

Environmental

Technology Club

The purpose of the Environmental Technology Club is to support the students of Environmental Hazardous Materials Technology (EHMT) curriculum. This is done by facilitating access to industry-related training courses, seminars, and certification programs.

Marie Vicario

mvicario@swccd.edu

EOPS Club

The EOPS Club promotes diversity, inclusion, and leadership on campus. We support all students by promoting a friendly environment on campus and by hearing student’s interests, needs and personal welfare concerns. We complete this objective by providing the Extended Opportunity Program Services to our Club members and beyond to EOPS and non-EOPS students alike.

Michelle Sepulveda

msepulveda@swccd.edu

Antoinette Ngai

anagai@swccd.edu

E-Sports

To conduct activities for members such as Tournaments and social gatherings among individuals with the same interest. Providing a spectrum of different forms and elements of gaming and communication through the use of their history and developments. Providing networking sources through the use of advisor and club members to broaden the association and its fundamentals within oneself. To help and develop club members to express oneself through the use of Teamwork and communication with team or friends. To meet new friends and interact with each other with their passion and interest.

Micah D. Berger

mberger@swccd.edu

 

Film Television

Media Arts Club

To utilize the skills and equipment that Southwestern College puts at the disposition of students interested in pursuing careers in cinematic arts and media.

Gary Bulkin

gbulkin@swccd.edu

Peter Maxwell

pmaxwell@swccd.edu

French Club

To serve as a platform that bridges theory with realities. To provide a voice that links students with Southwestern College faculty and staff. To support members in college oriented objectives.

Eleonora Innis

einnis@swccd.edu

Hands Speak

To serve as a platform that bridges college theory with business realities. To provide a voice that links student members with Southwestern College faculty and staff. To support each member’s college oriented objectives.

Shannon Engelhart

sengelhart@swccd.edu

Pauline T. Burcham

pburcham@swccd.edu

IDEAS @ SWC

(Improving Dreams, Equality, Access, & Success)

To serve as a resource to support the education and success of immigrant students of all races and ethnicities. IDEAS aims to support the disenfranchised student population by creating a community of allies and supporters for all immigrant students (especially the undocumented) at Southwestern College.

Javier Madrigal

jmadrigal@swccd.edu

 

Leticia Diaz

ldiaz@swccd.edu

 

 

 

Infinity Beyond

To serve as a platform that bridges students and community through personal, professional and community impact. To provide a voice that links student’s members with Southwestern College Faculty and staff. To support member college oriented objectives.

Christopher Vito

cvito@swccd.edu

Jaguars Wrestling Club

To create a space for student athletes to participate in community college wrestling events throughout United States. To provide life-longer learners beyond wrestling. To create a space were we can share ideas, thoughts in how we can become a sanctioned CA Community Wrestling Organization.

Javier Madrigual

jmadrigual@swccd.edu

Jewelry &

Metal Arts Club

To promote a social atmosphere and community for all SWC Students; to create visibility and interest for the Jewelry/metals program; to support members by providing funding for special tools, materials and other educational opportunities; to expose members to business realities as they relate to the jewelry/ metals field.

Lisa Slovis Mandel

lisa@lisaslovis.com

Laulima Hula Lui

To raise awareness of Polynesian culture and dances through research and performances.

Mary Jo Horvath

mhorvath@swccd.edu

Vicente Taijeron

vtaijeron@swccd.edu

LVN Cohort 2018

To promote nursing as a profession and an art and science while promoting wellness and prevention within our community. To work in cooperation with other organizations in projects designed to benefit Southwestern College. To promote unity and a feeling of good will between first year LVN students and second year RN students. To raise capital to maintain an account to be used for funding activities associated with the LVN program. To foster alumnae relationships. To participate in volunteer projects related to health and nursing in support of the local community’s health and welfare needs.

Angelina Monroy

amonroy@swccd.edu

Alana Lozada

alozada@swccd.edu

MASC

(Math And Science Club)

The purpose of MASC is to provide students opportunities which broaden and enrich their participation in the world of mathematics.

Youssef Francis

yfrancis@swccd.edu

MAS Scholars

(Mexican American Studies)

Connect students within MAS Scholars with direct guidance within their academic, professional careers, as well give personal mentorship that they would not be able to get from large resources on campus.

Greg Pantoja

gpantoja@swccd.edu

Music Performance Club

We strive to bring musical appreciation to the community through the performance medium, and overall enjoyment of what the musical art form can offer.

Tracy Burklund

tburklund@swccd.edu

Ernest Quarles

equarles@swccd.edu

MSA

(Muslim Student Association)

Provide a framework to bring students, faculty, and staff Muslin heritage, MSA at SWC provides a voice for the Muslin community at SWC. The organization works toward the retention for Muslim students through building a strong Muslim identity, encouraging leadership among its members, and instilling in its constituency the need to work for the community while fighting social injustice and oppression.

Shahir Sikder

ssikder@swccd.edu

 

NAO AJ Club

(Nu Alpha Omega)

To promote understanding and better communication between criminal justice agencies; to foster, through fraternal contact, a greater understanding of  institutions of higher learning and professional criminal justice agencies; to aid and encourage the expansion of higher education and to provide a unified voice for students; to fulfill these objectives.

Michael Speyrer

mspeyrer@swccd.edu

Ron Ungar

rungar@swccd.edu

Nuestra Gente

To promote diversity and inclusion through cultural understanding of the Spanish-speaking world by having students get together to learn about different Spanish-speaking cultures. To gather in a place where students from different Spanish speaking levels (beginning, intermediate, or advanced) feel safe when speaking Spanish to other students. To immerse and learn about the different Spanish-speaking lifestyle and cultures through games and field trips such a as going to restaurants, parks, films, and festivals. To serve the Spanish community by helping other organizations with food/clothing drives and other needed volunteer events.

Rejane Dias

rdias@swccd.edu

Page To Stage Club

Purpose is to give students the opportunity to unleash their creative minds into theatrical plays made and act in the scripts made by the club members.

Ruff Yeager

ryeager@swccd.edu

Pagkakaisa

Literally translated as “all in one.” To establish a cultural identity and raise cultural awareness; to be of service to the Filipino and Asian-Pacific Islander community; develop leadership through campus participation.

Christopher Vito

cvito@swccd.edu

PTK (Phi Theta Kappa)

Nurture academic excellence; provide leadership training; imbue desire to continue education; earn membership by qualifications, honor, and service.

Myriam Moody

mmoody@swccd.edu

Michael Odu

modu@swccd.edu

Photography Club

To serve as a platform to inspire and increase the knowledge about the art of photography in all its forms.

John Pickelle

jpickelle@swccd.edu

Pre-Law Club

The purpose of the club is to introduce students to the field of law, scholastically and professionally.

Jamie Ladezma

jledezma@swccd.edu

Psi Beta

National Honor Society

The purpose of the Southwestern College Chapter of Psi Beta Shall be to stimulate, encourage, and recognize scholarship and interest in the field of psychology. Toward this goal, the Southwestern College Chapter of Psi Beta shall provide opportunities for members to acquire leadership skills by participating in campus and community service activities.

Danielle McAneney

dmcaneney@swccd.edu

Puente Project

To increase contribute and support educational endeavors; increase socio-political awareness and become familiar with issues impacting communities; involvement in decision making process on campus and community; to poster personal development leadership training.

Joyce Bayles

jbayles@swccd.edu

Veronica Guaracha

vguaracha@swccd.edu

Realm

Between Realities

To promote freedom of expression, to embrace each owns sense of individuality. Create unity among different kinds of people. Spread positivity and creative ways of thinking.

Nicolas Mueller

nmueller@swccd.edu

Mark Van Stone

mvanstone@swccd.edu

SAGA

(Sexuality and Gender Acceptance)

Southwestern College SAGA brings together queer youth and straight allies to raise awareness of different sexual orientation and gender identities. By advocating for equal treatment for youth of all sexual and gender identities, SWC’s SAGA aims to create a school environment free of homophobic sexual, verbal, and physical harassment foe all students.

Shannon Pagano

spagano@swccd.edu

 

San Diego Landscape Architecture Club

Providing a social atmosphere where a diverse group of students can learn and grow through the exchange of thoughts, personal goals, philosophies, and development of the field of Landscape Architecture.

Michael Watts

mwatts@swccd.edu

Michelle M. Landis

mlandis@swccd.edu

San Ysidro Child Development Club

To be a source of support for students interested in the field of child development at the San Ysidro campus; to serve as a place to network and share ideas and job opportunities; and serve as an advocate for children issues and for students interested in the field of child development.

William Marsden

wmarsden@swccd.edu

Sigma Psi Kappa

To provide a medium for psychology students to exchange ideas and voice their concerns in a safe and open environment. To encourage members to take initiative in helping fellow members with psychology course material by supplying student to student tutoring and conducting/arranging study groups.

Blanca Jiménez

bjimenez@swccd.edu

SHPE

(Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers)

To provide student exposure to engineering, electronics and science related filed. Develop leadership skill in student. Offer financial assistant through scholarships.  Professional engineering speakers, guided engineering corporation tours, and internships

Alba Minerva Garcia

mgarcia@swccd.edu

Spanglish Club

Enlightenment and enrichment of multiple cultures. Interact with various agencies to promote community awareness and involvement.

Evelia Talamantes

eveliatalamantes@yahoo.com

Spanish-English Conversation Club

To serve as a platform that bridges theory with business realities. To provide a voice that links students with Southwestern college faculty and staff. To support members in college oriented objectives.

Carol Stuardo

cstuardo@swccd.edu

Frank Paiano

fpaiano@swccd.edu

Student

for Social Justice

The Student for Social Justice Club (SSJ) is dedicated to addressing issues of social justice and social inequality (i.e. racial, ethnic, economic, gender, sexual, age, ability, etc.). SSJ work to provide an inclusionary environment whereby students may come together to discuss local and national issues of social justice. SSJ shall provide opportunities for its members to attend local community events that address issues of inequality.

April Brenner

abrenner@swccd.edu

SPA

(Student Paralegal Association)

To interest students in careers in the legal field through networking opportunities, information about new legal court procedures and changes in the law, and collaboration with local, state, and national paralegal organizations.

Emily Lynch Morissette

emorissette@swccd.edu

SVO

(Student Veterans Organization)

To serve as a source of knowledge, support, representation and camaraderie to any and all veterans, military family members who attend Southwestern College in their transition from military to academia life.

Erik Moberly

emoberly@swccd.edu

Surgical Technology Club

Providing a social atmosphere where a diverse group of students can learn and grow through the exchange of thoughts personal goals and philosophies. Promote academic, professional, and social interest during scheduled club meetings. Provide students with an opportunity to participate in goal-oriented group activities.

John Hammersla

jhammersla@swccd.edu

Sustainable

Research Alliance

Goal is to promote use of ECO friendly products and recycling appropriately of all resources at Southwestern College. SWCSRA shall encourage at home recycling, teach and educate about the importance of recycling for our earth and quality of life. We bring together community members to help educate our growing generations to come.

Mark Valen

mvalen@swccd.edu

 

SWC Art Club

The purpose of this club is to explore, experiment, and engage on artistic events, exhibitions, and discussions.

Marisol Rendon

mrendon@swccd.edu

Nisso (Nicholas) Mueller

mmueller@swccd.edu

SWC Chess Club

The purpose of this organized is to promote the game of chess at Southwestern College. SWCCC shall to provide an environment of academic pursuit of the knowledge of the game of chess by appropriate scholastic means, including but not limited to holding regular meeting, the organization of amateur tournaments and teaching chess to students

Jessica Posey

jposey@swccd.edu

SWC Dance Club

To introduce different aspects and styles of dances; provide networking sources; express oneself through dance and music; raise funds for new technology.

Dana Maue

dmaue@swccd.edu

SWC Sociology Club

To promote, encourage, support and advance all areas relating to sociology on the Southwestern College campus.

Sarah Castillo

scastillo@swccd.edu

SWC SWE Affiliate Section

(Society of Women Engineers)

To encourage our underrepresented community of female engineering technology, science, and mathematics students to overcome societal convictions to gender roles and continuously pursue their professional and academic goals.

Raul Soto

rsoto@swccd.edu

TELA

(The Exponential Learning Academy)/UMOJA

Provide students with an opportunity participate in goal oriented group activities. Providing a social atmosphere where a diverse group of students can learn and grow through the exchange of thoughts personal goals, philosophies, and development of the TELA club.

Abdimalik Buul

abuul@swccd.edu

The CalWorks Club

The purpose of this organization is to promote empowerment and seek self-sufficiency, networking within our communities, to establish awareness and provide supportive services through volunteering and logistics.

Sandy Sada

ssada@swccd.edu

The Cook Up Club

The purpose of this organization shall be to give members the tools to create tracks. For members who already can make beats, the purpose is to collaborate with other to learn new techniques to further their tracks. We will teach basic music theory, how to mix and how to edit digital samples using digital audio workstations. We will create a community for Southwestern College designed to welcome all aspiring producers.

Bill Coe

wcoe@swccd.edu

The Starving Artist Club

To serve as a platform that bridges college theory with business realities by teaching students how to make smart financial decisions when it comes to the arts and exposing students to the art world. To help students to be confident and feel motivated to continue their interests in the arts.

Perry Vasquez

pvasquez@swccd.edu

 

The Urban Scholars Club

To serve as student advocates with lived experience committed to empowering all cultures transitioning from incarceration to education. To cut recidivism rates through empowerment, leadership, development, and reconstruction of social and personal narratives.

John Rieder

jrieder@swccd.edu

Zion Bible Club

Helping students develop their God given potential to life. The New Life Bible Study Club assumes no particular denomination and all students are welcome provided they are respectful of the mission statement and fellow members.

Sandy Sada

ssada@swccd.edu

Last updated: 11/8/2017 8:12:47 AM