Interest Clubs

Active Minds HCC Chapter

The purpose of this organization is to increase awareness among HCC Students about issues of mental health, symptoms of mental illness and available resources in and around the HCC Community and to become a point of reference for HCC students for information on Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Eating Disorders, PTSD, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

 

CIC - Computer Information Club

The CIC “Computer information Club” is a group of experienced and enthusiastic individuals from various computer base backgrounds. We exist to provide a supportive environment in which anyone can come to increase their knowledge of computers and technology through hands-on experience. We offer an environment free of judgment, where you can gain skills and experience outside the classroom that will help you succeed in your career. We also create opportunities to network with other people on campus to build new friendships.

 

Creative Writing Group

We offer HCC students a chance to express themselves through the written word. Participate in a writing workshop with peers, improve your individual writing skills, and meet new friends interested in writing poems, short stories, and other writings. The result of your work may be included in the HCC annual literary magazine, Pulp City.

 

Dance Club

The Hustler Storm Dance Club seeks to unite dancers from all different dance backgrounds to unite and perform together. To teach others something new, see dance in a different light, and stand out and do what you love and love what you do. The sky is the limit!

 

Drama Club (HCC Players)

Interested in set design, acting, writing plays, play production, or some other aspect of the dramatic arts? The HCC Players build knowledge, skill, and appreciation of the theater arts, while providing live theater for the community. Each semester we mount a full production in HCC's Leslie Phillips Theater.

 

Japanese Anime Club

Our purpose is to extend the joys of Anime to all members of the HCC student body. Provide an opportunity for the members to share their enthusiasm and joy about the world of Anime.

 

HCC Expressions Music Club

The HCC Expressions Music Club is a club that allows you to express yourself through music. You don't have to be musically inclined to join, just as long as you have a passion for music. They hold a monthly event called "Performance Hour," where students, like yourself, can sign up to perform.

 

Phoenix Press

Our purpose is to print a newspaper that is both interesting and informative to those who read it, to provide practical experience in the field of journalism by the production of the paper, to broaden the extra-curricular picture at HCC, to establish a line of communication between the staff, faculty, administration and students, and to participate in seminars about different aspects of journalism.

 

Photography Club

Our purpose is to share our knowledge and interest in photography. We meet weekly to discuss different topics and issues in regards to techniques and trends in photography. Also we plan and participate in local events about photography. Members don’t need to be professional photographers to be part of the club. They only need to be interested in photography.

 

Social Justice Club

The purpose of our club is to offer a space for students and college members to learn about social issues that affect our community locally and globally. We aim to raise awareness against forces of oppression and inequality, and to unite and become mindful and active in the struggle for social justice. We seek to not only benefit the campus community, but also the local community.

 

STRIVE Mentor Club

Our purpose is to create awareness of the financial, social, personal, and educational obstacles and stressors that impact many of the students at HCC. We also will provide seminars, workshops, support groups, and other activities that promote the academic and personal success of HCC students.

 

Sustainability Network

The goal of the HCC Sustainability Network is to set up a permaculture demonstration garden at HCC. With this goal in mind this club hopes to facilitate the opportunity for students of HCC as well as any ecologically minded person in the Pioneer Valley to become more involved with their community and individuals who share a common vision: Build a greener world!

 

Unity Club

The main goal of Unity Club is to promote 'unity within the community' while providing peer support to club members who engage in meaningful community service activities. Our main community service activity is to plan and execute fundraising activities to help two main causes: Wigs for Kids (National Campaign) and The Unity Humanitarian Scholarship Award, created in memory of a former student and club member. We also collect tbs for the Shriners Hospital and collect non-perishables for our CommUNITY Food Cupboard.

 

Visual Arts Club

Visual Arts Club seeks to to increase appreciation of visual arts and the social interaction of art studenst and others interested in art. We enrich the educational experience all of students interested in art, share the beauty of art, and recognize the artists within the HCC community.

 

WCCH 103.5 FM Radio Club

HCC's radio station, WCCH 103.5 FM, provides a variety of music to the public. Announcers and DJs are on the air throughout the year, serving news, sports, music and a community calendar. The station is student run and webstreaming live 24/7.

 

Wellness Club

The Wellness Club exisits to promote health and general wellness at HCC. All students are welcome to join! Our activities and events are generated by students and run by club members.

 

Wildlife Society

Consistent with the goals for the Wildlife Society, we will provide opportunities for improved communication among the members local and in other chapters, augment the educational opportunities in natural resources, prepare members for careers in this area, encourage professionalism and high standards of scholarship, and to foster campus awareness of wildlife issues.

 

Yoga Club

The mission of the Yoga Club is to unify our bodies, minds, and spirits to create a positive impact on campus and in our community. This club offers a space for all HCC community members to find a balance in life and to help manage stress.

 
 

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