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Listing of Clubs and Groups

Listing of Clubs and Groups

[*] Groups
[**] Not part of Student Activities and Cultural Events

Agriculture & Horticulture Club

This club fosters collegiality among students interested in agriculture and horticulture.

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American Sign Language Club

This group provides recreational, social, and fundraising activities for the ASL program students as well as deaf and hard of hearing students on campus. It promotes college-wide awareness of the deaf and hard of hearing. It also facilitates skill building for students in the Interpreter Preparation Program. Club funds are used directly for student benefit such as offsetting certification testing, immersion weekends, and workshop attendance.

  • Club Co-Advisor: Valarie Shaw
  • Office: BL 5 C
  • Phone: 618-985-2828 Ext. 8456
  • Email: valarieshaw@jalc.edu

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American Welding Society Student Chapter

Organized by Welding Program

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Auto Body

This club is open to all students, from those involved in automotive studies, especially the Auto Collision Technology program, to anyone else interested in automotive. Fun, educational, social functions and off-campus trips are scheduled to help students learn about different jobs in the automotive industry. The club also organizes events and fundraisers such as car shows and auto raffles.

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Automotive Club

This club is open to all students from those involved in automotive studies, especially the Automotive Service Technology program to anyone else interested in automotive. Fun and educational social functions and off-campus trips are scheduled to help students learn about different jobs in the automotive industry. The club also organizes events and fundraisers such as car shows and auto raffles.

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Black Student Association

Black Student Association is dedicated to encouraging a sense of belonging and enhancing the educational experience of the John A. Logan College black population. We value and facilitate members’ personal growth and academic success and strive for cross-cultural understanding and appreciation of all our diverse histories and experiences. Social functions and off-campus trips are scheduled annually.

Black Student Association Newsletter

  • Club Advisor: Toyin Fox
  • Office: C214
  • Phone: 985-2828 Ext. 8586
  • Email: toyinfox@jalc.edu

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Chi Alpha Campus Ministries

Chi Alpha encourages faith in students by providing an environment where they can learn and grow in Christ.

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Cinema Club

Love Movies? Then Cinema Club is for you. Our club gives students the opportunity to watch and discuss some of the greatest movies ever made.

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Construction Management Club

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Cosmetology Club

This club enables students enrolled in the Cosmetology Program to experience additional opportunities to further their knowledge in all areas of the beauty industry.

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Dental Assisting Club

This professional organization is involved in specific activities pertaining to the dental profession, such as attending dental conventions and making observations at dental schools and/or offices. The organization also strives to make its members better aware of the activities of the profession.

  • Club Advisor: Pam Karns
  • Office: D170
  • Phone: 985-2828 Ext. 8639
  • Email: pamkarns@jalc.edu

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Educators Rising Club

This group promotes learning/skill development for education majors. It provides parallel experiences for students at different institutions.

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Hack-Ventors ELT Club

This club provides a “maker space” for innovative STEM students to work toward fulfilling their inventive ideas by utilizing tools and expertise that would otherwise not be available to them outside the college environment.

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John A. Logan College Community Band

The band consists of volunteers from the student body and the community. The group plays at College and civic functions.

  • Band Director: Mike Hanes
  • Phone: 618-201-6156
  • Email: hanes@siu.edu

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John A. Logan College Community Orchestra

The orchestra consists of volunteers from the student body and the community. The group plays at College and civic functions.

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Logan Choral Ensemble

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Logan Defenders: Competitive Cyber Defense Team

Organized by Computer Science Program

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Massage Therapy Club

Students in this club have opportunities to practice massage on campus, promote awareness of the benefits of massage and organize fundraising activities.

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Nursing Club – ADN

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Nursing Club – Practical

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Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK)

Phi Theta Kappa is the official honor society for two-year colleges. PTK provides recognition for academic excellence as well as opportunity for intellectual enrichment, social activities, and service to the College and community. All students are welcome to join as provisional members, Full membership is by invitation for students who earn at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA after taking at least 12 credit hours. PTK was founded in 1918 and JALC’s chapter was chartered on January 25, 1970.

Officer Candidate Form (Word Document)
Provisional Membership Form (Word Document)

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Political Science Club

This student organization exists to provide ample opportunities for involvement in practical applications of the concepts and principles of political science. This is accomplished by involvement in such activities as sponsoring campus political speakers, working in political campaigns, sponsoring voter registration drives, and traveling to the state and national capitols.

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STEM Club

This club explores various science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) activities and learning.

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Student Ambassadors

The Student Ambassadors are selected by the 11 in-district public high schools.  They represent their high schools as public figures for community involvement and student outreach when they begin attending John A. Logan College. Student Ambassadors are nominated by their high schools and selected by College staff.

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Student Senate

Student Senate is the official student government of John A. Logan College. Student Senate represents the student body as the voice of the students. We work collaboratively with employees and administration to make improvements for the student body. We also organize service projects that benefit the campus and larger community.

Student Senate Member Form (Word Document)
Student Senate Officer Candidate Form (Word Document)

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Tabletop Gaming Club

This club provides a community for students interested in playing and learning about tabletop card games and board games.

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T-Plus Tutors

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YODA (Your Operator’s Defending Assets) Cybersecurity Club

This group promotes recruitment, retention, and advancement of students in cybersecurity and promotes cybersecurity/technology to improve community awareness. They host events and attend conferences to improve educational experiences and emphasize team building and positive influences in society.

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