2014-15 Student Clubs

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Research shows involvement in co-curricular activities is a key component to a student's success with opportunities to learn more about the campus, make connections with fellow students and faculty/staff and create networks within the community. It also assists with meeting new friends and provides constructive, co-curricular, social and recreational activities as well as complements the classroom by allowing practical application of classroom concepts, theories and principals. Review the club list and contact an advisor to join a student club matching your interests or field of study.

Accounting

Fall 2014 Meetings: 1st and 3rd Tuesday, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m., A219

Accounting club is an organization to offer accounting students an opportunity to participate in social activities, accounting career development activities, and accounting related community services projects. Members plan and organize social and recreational activities such as corn maze, bowling, pool, pizza parties and graduate dinners. A "meet the accountant" night offers opportunities to interact with accountants working in the profession. Additionally, each spring the club sponsors the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program on campus and prepares taxes for students and community members free of charge.

-- Advisor: Dan O'Brien, 715.803.1726 and Dianne Carroll, 715.803.1490

Auto Collision Repair

Fall 2014 Meetings: 1st Tuesday of the month, 3:30 p.m., T111

The purpose of the club is to develop leadership skills, individual responsibility and appreciation of civic and social obligations of those engaged in business; to become better citizens in our society; to provide social and recreational activities; and to make members better recognized in the surrounding community.

-- Affiliations: I-Car, Central Wisconsin Auto Body Association
-- Advisors: Troy Schuster, 715.348.7712; Gordon Michael, 715.348.7710

Automotive Technology

Fall 2014 Meetings: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, H112

The mission of the club is to enhance members' employability by providing members opportunities to hear from, volunteer for, and interact with employers and other partners in the automotive field. The club will additionally assist members in achieving the ability to work, communicate effectively, and participate as a team player.

-- Advisors: Matt Klug, 715.803.1256; Ross Nevienski, 715.803.1775; Randy Wesenick, 715.803.1254

Beta Rho Zeta

Fall 2014 Meetings Dates: 1st and 3rd Tuesday, 12:00 p.m., connected to all campuses

Through the hallmarks of Scholarship, Service, Leadership and Fellowship, the Beta Rho Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa offers personal enrichment, professional development, and leadership opportunities to its members. Learn how to become involved with this international honor society.

-- Affiliations: PTK International Honor Society, PTK Wisconsin Region District
-- Advisors: Matt Chitwood, 715.803.1217; Shawn Sullivan, 715.803.1267; Rich Wilkosz, 715.803.1713; Carrie Heckendorf, 715.803.1738
-- Facebook: www.facebook.com/BetaRhoZeta

Business Professionals of America (BPA)

Fall 2014 Meetings: 1st and 3rd Tuesday, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m., A219

This CTSO (Career and Technical Student Organization) is for students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields. Students assess real-world business skills and problem solving and have the opportunity to compete in regional, state and national conferences.

-- Affiliations: BPA Wisconsin AssociationBPA National Member
-- Advisors:  Carrie Heckendorf, 715.803.1738; Dianne Carroll, 715.803.1490
-- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BPA.NTC 

Collegiate DECA

Fall 2014 Meetings: 1st and 3rd Tuesday, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m., A219

While valuing competence, innovation, integrity and teamwork, Collegiate DECA helps prepare students for careers by integrating skills learned in the classroom into real world experiences. Members majority in a variety of programs with a strong focus on business-related fields. Collegiate DECA state, regional, and national conferences and other activities give students unique access to internships, scholarships, competition and professional networking.

-- Affiliations: Collegiate DECAWisconsin Marketing Management Association
-- Advisor: Amy Gajewski, 715.803.1728 and Dianne Carroll, 715.803.1490

Computer Club

Fall 2014 Meetings: Wednesday, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., A122

Comprised primarily of Information Technology (IT) program students, the Computer Club offers a variety of events and activities geared toward the profession. Through a partnership with NTC Placement, members take advantage of opportunities to network with local employers via panels, resume workshops, career fairs and more.

-- Advisor: Dominic Gruetzmacher, 715.803.1838; Chrystal Heinrich, 715.803.1089
-- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/NTC-Computer-Club/

Criminal Justice

Fall 2014 Meetings: 1st and 3rd Tuesday, 12:00 p.m., D168

The mission of the club is to enhance member's employability by providing opportunities to hear from, volunteer for, and interact with employers and other partners in the criminal justice system. In addition, the club will assist members in achieving the ability to work, communicate, and participate as a TEAM PLAYER. For this will be in part, the expectation of the community in which we will be working as a law enforcement officer.

-- Dues: typically $5.00 per semester
-- Advisors: Brian Fiene, 715.803.1392; Andrew Kleppe, 715.803.1391; Paul Clarke, 715.803.1481
-- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NTCCJ 

Dental Hygiene

Fall 2014 Meetings: Tuesdays, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m, CHS1005

Members enhance their educational experience through professional development opportunities related to the career field. During the 2013-14 academic year, the club  is focusing on "Brightening the Community One Smile at a Time."

-- Affiliations: American Dental Hygienists Association
-- Advisor: Deb Koziel, 715.803.1331 

Film & Digital Video Club

Meetings: TBA

The goal of the club is to hold bi-weekly screenings of unique, underrepresented and innovative short and feature films/videos chosen by club members and to facilitate an academic discussion of film and video production techniques following each screening. Membership is open to all NTC students, faculty, staff and administrators.

-- Advisor: Jordan Innes, 715.803.1010

Forest Products Club

Fall 2014 Meetings: 1st and 3rd Thursday, 7:30 a.m., WT119

The club provides a variety of educational experiences by participating in conference meetings and field trips which further promote social interaction among members and provide for personal development. Members develop community awareness and leadership skills through projects/activities related to the career field.

-- Advisor: Travis Allen, 715.348.7723

Human Rights and Tolerance Club

Meetings: TBA

The Human Rights and Tolerance Club seeks to prevent harassment and to promote the values and positive attitudes that support equality and dignity among NTC students, regardless of race, sexual orientation, gender, identity, class, culture, or the individual differences that make us unique.

-- Advisors: Jeff McDonald 715.803.1742; Laura Oestreicher, 715.803.1491; Justin Willis, 715.803.1372

International Club

Fall 2014 Meetings: 1st and 3rd Friday, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., H101

Through campus and community presentations, projects, workshops, social events, and field trips, the club facilitates educational experiences, promotes social interactions, provides leadership opportunities, and develops community awareness of the international diversity of NTC students.

-- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1551549831735131/
-- Advisor: Amity Smith, 715.803.1033 and Ellen Anderson, 715.803.1061

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

Fall 2014 Meetings: Wednesday, 9/17, 10/15, 11/12, and 12/10, 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. in Room E101

In response to God's love, grace and truth: the purpose of the club is to establish and advance (at NTC) witnessing communities of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord: growing in love for God, God's Word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture and God's purposes in the world.

-- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IntervarsityNTC
-- Affiliations: InterVarsity Christian Fellowship USA (IVCF)International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES)
-- Advisor: Eric Wenninger, 715.803.1768; Kathy Stamos, 715.803.7010

I-Sign

Fall 2014 Meetings: 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month at 10:00 a.m., D133

The club works for the advancement of interpreting through workshops, projects and student networking and encourages members to interact socially with the Deaf Community while increasing public awareness of Deafness, Deaf Culture and the role of the interpreter.

-- Facebook: www.facebook.com/NTCISign
-- Advisor: Tamara Boornazian, 715.803.1076 

Machine Tool Club

Fall 2014 Meetings: Every other Tuesday, 10:00 a.m., H103

The club promotes camaraderie and fellowship amount the student of the NTC Machine Tool program and promotes awareness of the program among the general student body and surrounding communities.

-- Advisor: Matt Duranceau, 715.803.1409

Machine Tool Club, Antigo

Fall 2014 Meetings: 3rd Thursday of every month at 10:00 a.m., T109

The club provides an atmosphere for growth in leadership and citizen ship; helps to raise funds for field trips to prospective employers and for club social events; and promotes fellowship among its members while providing a positive school attitude toward NTC instructors and administration.

-- Advisor: Michael Parizek, 715.348.7708

Medical Assistant

Fall 2014 Meetings: 1st and 3rd Thursday, 11:00 a.m., CHS 2041

The mission of the club is to provide a high quality experience and to learn how to embrace change, growth and learning, in and out of the classroom setting so medical assistant students can contribute to a positive health care experience for our future patients.

-- Affiliations: American Association of Medical AssistantsWisconsin Society of Medical Assistants
-- Membership Fee: $5.00
-- Advisor: Janet Baumann, 715.803.1340 and Tera Wiesman, 715.803.1470

Medical Laboratory Technician

Meetings: TBA

The mission of this new club (February 2014) is to provide members with networking enrichment activities pertaining to the laboratory career field and to create opportunities for members to give back within the community as well.

-- Membership Fee: $5.00
-- Advisor: Laura Ahonen, 715.803.1343

National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

Fall 2014 Meetings: 1st and 3rd Tuesday, F204

Club members may take advantage of networking and professional development opportunities by participating in fields and events.

-- Affiliations: Wausau Area Builders Association (WABA)National Association of Home BuildersConstruction Specifications Institute (CSI)Home Builders Institute (HBI)
-- Advisor: Travis Severson, 715.803.1282; Mike Block, 715.803.1710

Post-Secondary Ag Students (PAS)

Fall 2014 Meetings: Every Other Tuesday, Ag Center of Excellence - Mobile 2

PAS provides opportunities for members to develop the skills needed to enter and advance in careers in agriculture, agribusiness, horticulture and natural resources. Members additionally have the opportunity to participate in state, and national conferences/competitions.

-- Affiliations: National PAS
-- Advisor: Tim Mulrooney, 715.803.1362; Luke Peterson, 715.803.1276

Print Club

Fall 2014 Meetings: Thursdays, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., H107

Print Club represents the students interested in the Graphic Communication Technologies program while promoting public relations between the college and community. Additionally the club helps encourage and build school morale within the students.

-- Advisor: Beth Russ, 715.803.1251

Student Government Association (SGA)

Fall 2014 Meetings: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, 12:00 p.m., H101

SGA is the voice of NTC students. Learn more about SGA and this year's Executive Board.

-- Affiliations: Wisconsin Student Government
-- Advisors: Shawn Sullivan, 715.803.1267; Matt Chitwood, 715.803.1217; Krista Reince, 715.803.1266

Student Nurses Association

Fall 2014 Meetings: 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month, 5:00 p.m., CHS 2014

The club builds upon nursing foundations with networking, resume building, guest speakers and involvement in many health care clinics. SNA's mission is to foster professional development and nursing growth, build leadership skills and create community engagement. Check out this SNA brochure.

-- Affiliations: Wisconsin SNANational SNA
-- Facebook
-- Dues: $7.00 per semester
-- Advisor: Marlene Roberts, 715.803.1620

Veteran's Club

Fall 2014 Meetings: 1st, 3rd, and 5th Thursdays, 12:00 p.m.-12:50 p.m., A228

The club provides a common ground to share information among current and future veterans by involving and supporting veteran students and currently enlisted military students while also supporting veterans in the community.

-- Affiliations: Student Veterans of America
-- Facebook: www.facebook.com/NTCVetsClub
-- Advisors: Andy Kutchenriter, 715.803.1646; Tou Yang, 715.803.1252

Welding

Fall 2014 Meetings: Wednesdays, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m., H101

The club provides the atmosphere for growth in leadership and citizenship to members. Through active participation, the club creates an atmosphere leading to job placement for various job competencies throughout Wisconsin and neighboring state.

-- Advisor: Dan Grabko, 715.803.1637; Veronica Hope, 715.803.1236

Welding, Antigo

Fall 2014 Meetings: First Tuesday of Each Month, T102

The club provides the atmosphere for growth in leadership and citizenship to members. Through active participation, the club creates an atmosphere leading to job placement for various job competencies throughout Wisconsin and neighboring state.

-- Advisor: Darren Wild, 715.348.7713