SGA and Clubs

Connect with others who share your interests, from art to gaming, or who want to make a difference on campus and in the community.

STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION (SGA)

Advisor: Doug Alvarez, 409-933-8435
Website: www.com.edu/sga
Email: sga@com.edu

The student government is made up of an elected body of officers and one representative from each active student organization. The role of the student government is to promote student participation in the decision-making process, to represent the student body and to serve. In addition, the SGA will plan and develop educational, recreational, social, cultural and entertainment programs for the college community. Participants have the chance to develop leadership skills and learn to organize and present special events. Monthly meetings are open to the college community, and all credit students are invited to participate.

  • ART CLUB

    Advisor: Mark Greenwalt, 409-933-8673
    Email: artclub@com.edu

    The Student Art Association brings together those interested in fine arts and to provide artistic experiences to COM students, faculty and staff as well as the community.

  • COM ALLIED HEALTH CAREERS CLUB

    Advisor: Carlene Parnell, 409-933-8386

    The purpose of College of the Mainland’s Allied Health Club is to provide Allied Health students the opportunity to participate in health-related campus activities, be exposed to a variety of health professionals, enhance career development, get involved in community volunteering and be exposed to a variety of health professions. Our goal is to support Allied Health students with different opportunities to gain or advance their knowledge in the different Allied Health fields. Our club will strive to help students through student shadowing, and providing a variety of professional workshops.

  • COM FIT CLUB

    Advisor: Jason Abshire, 409-933-8439 and Crystal Collins, 409-933-8420
    Email: fitnessclub@com.edu

    The COM Fit Club is for students interested in exercise, health and fitness. It provides an outlet to students who wish to exercise on a regular basis, learn about proper nutrition and become involved in community health events. It is also for those who have an interest in the fields of coaching, exercise science, recreation, personal training, physical therapy and/or nutrition. Find us on Facebook – College of the Mainland Physical Education, Sport and Recreation.

  • COSMETOLOGY CLUB

    Advisor: Candice Edmonston, 409-933-8481
    Email: cosmetology@com.edu

    The Cosmetology Club encourages leadership and unity among members. The cosmetology program involves students working together and having fun meeting and helping people in the community. As a club, students attend hair shows and work together as a family. Members mentor other members in “big sister, little sister” relationships.

  • COMIC BOOK CLUB

    Advisor: Brad Denison, 409-933-8207
    Email: comicbookclub@com.edu

    The Comic Book Club’s purpose is to discuss, enjoy, and promote comic books, graphic novels, and other related media at College of the Mainland.

  • HISPANIC STUDENT ALLIANCE

    Advisor: Rafael Naranjo, 409-933-8353
    Email: hispanicstudents@com.edu

    The Hispanic Student Alliance is a successor organization to the Dream Act Leadership Organization due to the legislative changes in the USA. The HSC aims to bring awareness about the Hispanic culture, history,and language to the college community through different cultural, educational, social, and political events and activities. Some of the activities that HSC sponsors include Spanish tutoring, Hispanic film and poetry events, Cinco de Mayo celebration, Hispanic Heritage Month events, and the International Festival. The HSC also focuses on the recruitment and success of students at College of the Mainland.

  • HISTORY CLUB

    Advisor: R. E. Davis, 409-933-8313
    Email: historyclub@com.edu

    The history club promotes the understanding and knowledge of history through guest lectures, film showings and field trips. This club also provides opportunities for community service projects that teach leadership skills and social responsibility.

  • JAPANESE CULTURE CLUB

    Advisor: Doug Alvarez, 409-933-8435
    Email: japanesecultureclub@com.edu

    The Japanese Culture Club promotes knowledge and interest in all aspects of Japanese culture, particularly anime and literature. This club intends to encourage cultural awareness through discussion; watching films and anime; reading manga or other texts; taking field trips to conventions, festivals or museums (at least one a year); and inviting educational speakers.

  • LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER (LGBT) CLUB

    Advisor:
    Email: lgbt@com.edu

    This club strives to unite LGBT students by encouraging support, building awareness, advocating students and providing a safe environment to discuss LGBT topics. Students are also given opportunities to build leadership and teamwork skills by planning workshops and working on community projects with other clubs.

  • NU PSI (COLLEGIATE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT CLUB)

    Advisor: Luanne Wren, 409-933-8219
    Email: lwren@com.edu

    Nu Psi is a service club created by CHS students in order to give back to their community as well as develop leadership skills. Students volunteer at many events on the college campus and in the community. Fundraisers provide for educational and recreational field trips at the end of each year to reward the students who work as hard for others as they do for their academics.

  • ORGANIZATION OF AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE (OAAC)

    Advisor: Danielle Johnson, 409-933-8655 and Earl Alexander, 409-933-8147
    Email: studentact@com.edu

    OAAC was established in 1978 as an organization that provides a venue for members to participate in leadership-skill-building activities and events reflecting life in a diverse society. Community outreach is a major focal point for the organization.

  • PROCESS TECHNOLOGY STUDENT ORGANIZATION (PTEC CLUB)

    Advisor: Al Jivan, 409-933-8542 and Patty England, 409-933-8536
    Email: ptechclub@com.edu

    The PTEC Club strives to create awareness of the career opportunities within the process technology industry. Our group provides support between members to include, but not limited to, academic support (tutoring/peer review), industry tours (as available), career attainment preparation (mock interviewing/resume building) and fundraising, while maintaining academic and legal integrity.

  • SCIENCE CLUB

    Advisor: Candice Ratley, 409-933-8333 and Sheena Abernathy, 409-933-8330
    Email: scienceclub@com.edu

    The Science Club promotes awareness and appreciation of the natural sciences by providing a better understanding of them through field trips, guest speakers, and other activities. The club sponsors college events and performs outreach through educational and community activities. This club also offers members opportunities to work as a team and assume leadership roles and responsibilities.

  • SO PSYCHED

    Advisor: Lalanya Ennis, 409-933-8197
    Email: sopsyched@com.edu

    The SO Psyched Club promotes interest in and knowledge of psychology and sociology and encourages support between students, faculty, staff and the community. The club provides opportunities such as community service projects, volunteer experiences, guest lectures, film showings, field trips and other activities related to the behavioral sciences

  • STUDENTS FOR CHRIST

    Advisor: John Mohr, 409-933-8575
    Email: studentsforchrist@com.edu

    An interdenominational organization open to both Christians and non-Christians, this club invites all who are interested to attend with open hearts and minds. It offers a time to slow down and pray for the campus, world and each other and encourages positive growth and fellowship among students.

  • NURSING STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION

    Advisor: Deanna Machula, 409-933-8459 and Terri Davis, 409-933-8452
    Email: tnsa@com.edu

    The purpose of this organization is to provide the highest level of education for student nurses while aiding in the development of the whole person. Students model integrity and leadership in both their educational activities and their interactions with peers, other healthcare professionals and the public for whom they care. The club abides by and will further the standards of nursing education and influence education legislation, program development and technology use.

  • VISION SEEKERS

    Advisor: Roger Mora, 409-933-8249 and Kelly Frederick, 409-933-8462
    Email: visionseekers@com.edu

    Vision Seekers serves as a unifying club for nontraditional students to fully integrate into the whole experience of college life and culture. Alumni and staff have the opportunity to mentor and tutor low skilled students in academics. "Teach what you know!"

  • VOCATIONAL NURSING STUDENT ORGANIZATION (VNSO)

    Advisor:
    Email: vocnursing@com.edu

    The Vocational Nursing Student Organization addresses the unique needs of Vocational Nursing students as they transition from the role of a student to the role of a member of the nursing profession. Members have opportunities to participate in service and professional development activities.

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