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Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations

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LCC provides students with many opportunities to obtain valuable experience and develop skills that enhance their personal and professional lives. Students who are part of an LCC club or organization can gain valuable skills and experience in the area of: leadership, teamwork, communications, work ethic, responsibility, time management, problem solving and critical thinking.

ASSOCIATED STUDENT GOVERNMENT

The purpose of the Associated Student Government is first and foremost to represent the student body of LCC. Additionally, its purpose is to:

  • Encourage cooperation and communication between students, faculty, and staff
  • Collaborate with all other campus organizations
  • Provide a forum for student expression and the exchange of student-faculty views
  • Enhance the quality of student life

For more information contact the Student Government Office at 505.454.5351.

CULINARY ARTS CLUB

The mission of the Culinary Arts Club is to supplement the culinary arts curriculum through participation in food-related events, to build a fellowship of students interested in food and to introduce those students to the culinary community of New Mexico. Some club activities include food and beverage tasting, trips to a local organic seed business during harvest, screenings of food-related movies, and eating meals at ethnic restaurants in Santa Fe and Albuquerque. The club raises money through its catering activities during the academic year and is open to all interested students.

For more information, contact the Culinary Arts Club at 505.454.5346.

INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS

Luna Community College is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). LCC is part of Region V and participates in Division II of the NJCAA. LCC competes in men’s baseball and women’s softball. Both men and women play against college teams from Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

For more information, contact the Athletic Department at 505.425.8767.

PHI THETA KAPPA

LCC established its Beta Mu Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) in the Fall of 2003. PTK recognizes academic excellence at the two-year college level and has become the largest and most prestigious honor society serving two-year colleges around the world. Membership is based primarily upon academic achievement.

The purpose of PTK is to recognize and encourage scholarship among students. To achieve this purpose, PTK provides the opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing excellence.

General Beta Mu Nu chapter eligibility requirements include:

  • Completion of at least 12 credit hours
  • Classification as a degree or certificate seeking student
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.500

For more information, contact the PTK advisor at 505.454.2558.

STUDENT NURSE ASSOCIATION

The Student Nurse Association (SNA) is an organization of students at the local, state, and national level that supports the development of professional nurses’ activities by an approved constitution. The SNA sponsors the annual student nurse pinning ceremony for graduating PN and RN students each May prior to graduation. The organization also sets goals each year for fund raising events to support community health activities as well as sending officers and members to the national SNA convention.

For more information, contact the Nursing department at 505.454.2521.

SkillsUSA

SkillsUSA prepares America’s high performance workers in technical, skilled, service, and health occupations. The club promotes quality educational experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development, self-confidence, work attitudes and communication skills. SkillsUSA programs include local, state and national competitions in which students demonstrate occupational and leadership skills.

For more information, contact SkillsUSA at 505.454.2522.

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