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The Student Government Association (SGA)

SGA is the primary affinity group that represents the voice of the student body. Recognizing the final authority of the Board of Trustees in matters of governance of the College, SGA provides a forum for the expression of student views on issues that affect them and promotes the development of leadership skills for all students. SGA selects student representatives to: 1) participate in College governance and the decision-making process; 2) develop social, cultural, and educational programming; and 3) allocate funds generated by the collection of student activities fees. The Student Activity Fee is a fee charged to all credit students each academic term. The revenue generated goes into a special account administered by the SGA to fund social, recreational, and cultural events; clubs and student organizations; authorized student travel and service trips; and annual signature student events such as New Student Convocation, Success Week, Welcome Week, and Wellness Events. The fee is charged on a credit-hour basis for up to a maximum of 10 credit hours. 
  
Leadership opportunities are available for students interested in serving as SGA officers and/or students wishing to take part in College committees and taskforces. The executive committee of the SGA consists of a president, vice president for public relations, vice president for administration, vice president for communications, and vice president for finance. Students interested in leadership positions are invited to stop by the Student Center, H-101, and talk to Jennifer Moxley.

An essential component to the success of the SGA is active participation in the College governance process. The SGA appoints interested students to serve as representatives to the College senate and College-wide committees and task forces. While previous student government experience is helpful, all students with interest, commitment, and enthusiasm are encouraged to participate. In addition to the leadership skills student representatives develop, indication of active participation is an excellent highlight on résumés and applications for admission to four-year colleges.
 
SGA supports student learning by encouraging and recognizing the formation of clubs and organizations that engage students in a wide array of social, cultural, and educational offerings. Copies of the SGA Constitution and/or information on club meetings can be found by contacting the advisor listed or by stopping by the Center for Student Engagement in the Student Center, H-101.
 

SGA Meeting Dates 

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 – 3:30-4:30pm - H102A
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 – 3:30-4:30pm - H102A
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 – 3:30-4:30pm - H102A
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 – 3:30-4:30pm - H102A
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 – 3:30-4:30pm - H102A
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 – 3:30-4:30pm - H102A
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 – 3:30-4:30pm - H102A
 

Clubs & Organizations

Our clubs and organizations are as diverse as our student population, offering students the opportunity to program events, meet students with similar interests, or simply enjoy quality entertainment. Clubs are open to all FCC students. To join a club, simply attend the meetings or contact the club advisor for more information.  If you have an interest that isn’t currently represented by a club, and you would like to start an organization, contact Jennifer Moxley in the Student Center, H-101, or call 301.624.2745.
 

Club & Organization Listing 

 
Anime Club -- Are you interested in making new friends, as well as learning about and watching anime? Then this is the club to join! For more information, contact Aaron Clayton at AClayton@frederick.edu.

Big 6 – The Big 6 is a program designed to provide males of color the necessary support, academic development, and life training to succeed in college and in life.  For more information, contact Chianti Blackmon at CBlackmon@frederick.edu.

Biology & Pre-Health Club – Those interested in the health field would find this club of interest in which to belong.  For more information, contact Dr. Tiziana Cavinato at TCavinato@frederick.edu or Teresa Calzonetti at TCalzonetii@frederick.edu.

Biotechnology Club – This club is for those interested in Biotechnology.  For more information, contact Godfrey Ssenyonga at GSsenyonga@frederick.edu.

Business/Accounting Club – Interested in the Business or Accounting field? Join the Business/Accounting club to engage in educational, social, and academic activities related to these areas. For more information, contact Arlene Chun at AChun@frederick.edu.

Ceramics Club -- If you enjoy pottery, this club is for you. Join us as we promote understanding, appreciation and learning of the Ceramic Arts. We will hold monthly meetings on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at in F Building (F-121). For more information, contact Shane Sellers at SSellers@frederick.edu.

Criminal Justice Club – Students in the Criminal Justice Club explore topics like corrections, the judicial system, current events in policing, gun safety, Criminal Justice careers, and more.  For more information, contact Molly Carlson at MCarlson@frederick.edu.

CRU Club – This student led movement seeks to introduce students to Jesus Christ and provide a community to help them grow in faith and encourage them to passionately live life in a manner consistent with belief in God.  For more information, contact Joyce Ruane at JRuane@frederick.edu.  

Culinary Club – Do you like food?  Want to learn more about the process of fixing some delicious meals?  If so, this club could be the one to join.  For more information, contact Elizabeth DeRose at EDerose@frederick.edu.

Cyber Security Club – Come and learn about all the facets of Cyber Security in this club.  For more information, contact Antonio Punturiero at APunturiero@frederick.edu.

Elite 8 – The Elite 8 program provides females of color the support essential to their academic success.  The program is based on 8 principles:  academic excellence, sisterhood, healthy relationships, leadership, community service, perseverance, confidence and positive self-image.  For more information, contact Chianti Blackmon at CBlackmon@frederick.edu.

FCC Goes Green – Environmental sustainability and earth wellness is what we are all about. If you want to make a better tomorrow and a cooler earth, this club is for you! For more information, contact Jane Beatty at JBeatty@frederick.edu.

Feminist Majority Club – This club works in pursuit of feminist ideals – social, political and economic equality for women, men, girls and boys.  For more information, contact Dr. Jill Schultz at JSchultz@frederick.edu or Audrey Averill at AAverill@frederick.edu.

Fencing Club – This club teaches the skills necessary for a good fencing match.  If interested, contact Jan Sholes at JSholes@frederick.edu for more information.

Film Club – Do you enjoy creating and making films?  If so, this club is for you.  For more information, contact Jason Santelli at JSantelli@frederick.edu.

Future Educators Club – The club will promote the acts of community service in the educational field, provide opportunities to explore various teaching strategies, and further educate individuals interested in education and teaching. If you are interested in becoming an active member, contact Heather Hinkle at HHinkle@frederick.edu.  

Gaming Club – If you enjoy the Gaming World, then this club is for you.  For more information, contact Matt Miles at MMiles@frederick.edu.

Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) – The GSA club offers social and support services for gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgendered students, faculty, staff and heterosexual allies. For more information, contact Edward Wangler at EWangler@frederick.edu.

Honor Students Association -- The Honors Student Association (HSA) is made up of students who enjoy ideas and discussion. For more information about the Honors College and the opportunities available to you, contact Dr. Bruce Thompson, Honors Coordinator, at BThompson@frederick.edu.

Math Club – A club for students that are interested in mathematics, and to offer a place and time for club members to broaden their knowledge of mathematics through the discussion of articles, books and challenging problems. For more information, contact Josiah Hartley at JHartley@frederick.edu.

Muslim Student Association – This club offers a supportive community for Muslim students and for all those who have an interest in the Muslim culture and religion.  For more information, contact Erum Marfani at EMarfani@frederick.edu.

Paralegal Students Association -- The purpose of the Paralegal Student Association is to encourage the attainment of the Paralegal Associate in Science Degree or Paralegal Certificate by students, provide a network for interaction between the students in the Paralegal Program, paralegals, and others in the legal field, elevate the standards for paralegals, explore opportunities available to provide for paralegal positions in the legal field, and to promote the interests and professionalism of paralegals. The PSA maintains a website that is useful for upcoming and current events and information. For more information contact Dr. Tracy Parker at TParker@frederick.edu.

Performing Arts Club- The campus drama group produces a lively season of plays in FCC’s Jack B. Kussmaul Theater. Open to students, staff, and alumni, the plays provide opportunities for acting, stagecraft, and all aspects of theater production. For more information, contact Tad Janes at TJanes@frederick.edu.

Phi Theta Kappa -
-Alpha Delta Sigma is the campus chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honors Society.  While membership to Phi Theta Kappa is by invitation only based on cumulative grade point average and earned credit hours, the campus club is open to all students interested in leadership, scholarship, fellowship and service.  For more information, contact Jeanni Winston-Muir at JWinston-muir@frederick.edu.

Psychology Club – The purpose of this club is to share interests in learning about psychology and applying psychology to everyday life. This includes increasing our understanding of behavior and well-being. As a club, we will use our interests and knowledge in psychology to connect with and serve the local mental health community. For more information, contact Lisa DiDonato at LDiDonato@frederick.edu.

Read My Hands --The purpose of the Read My Hands Club is to enhance the learning experience of all
students involved in or interested in American Sign Language (ASL) and the ASL Interpreting; to provide ASL users with a way to represent Deaf issues, foster Deaf awareness and learn about the interpreting field through support of campus activities; to provide practice opportunities and interaction with members of the Deaf Community, thus encouraging proficient use of the language as well as cultivating appreciation and deep respect for Deaf culture. To contact David Martin either call: 240-575-2299 or email at DMartin@frederick.edu or Leslie Puzio at 301-624-2783 (voice) or 240-575-5653 (VP) or email at LPuzio@frederick.edu.

Spanish Club -- ¡Hola! We welcome all students interested in the Latino or Spanish culture. We meet at 12:30-1:30 on Mondays during the fall semester.  Come to our meetings to hear about our social and cultural events. For more information, contact Laura Cordova at LCordova@frederick.edu.

STEM Club – The STEM Club provides social and intellectual activities for students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math.   For more information, contact Perry Wood at PWood@frederick.edu.

Student Government Association (SGA) – The Student Government Association is the primary affinity group that represents the voice of the student body. The SGA provides a forum for the expression of student views on issues that affect them and promotes the development of leadership skills for all students. The SGA meets on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month, at 3:30pm in H102A. For more information, contact Jennifer Moxley at JMoxley@frederick.edu.

Student Program Board - The Student Program Board is the campus programming organization. If you enjoy planning trips and events, or would like to learn how to, then this club is for you! For more information, contact Kristi Mills at KMills@frederick.edu.

The Influence (Campus Ministry International) – A ministry club of the UPCI (United Pentecostal Church International) and ALJC (Assemblies of the Lord Jesus Christ) that was formed to enable and encourage churches to effectively reach out to the college population with the gospel of Jesus Christ. For more information, contact George Sherwood at GSherwood@frederick.edu.  

Vegan Club – Do you want to learn more about what it means to be a Vegan, and why it is important to so many people?  If so, contact Elizabeth DeRose for more information at EDerose@frederick.edu.

Veterans Club – The Veterans Club is a place where Veterans can come together for support, planned activities, local trips and guest speakers.  For more information, contact Mary Rolle at MRolle@frederick.edu.  

Warrior of Words – Have a love for poetry, writing, reading?   You may want to check out this club.  For more information, contact Amy Lee at ALee@frederick.edu.

World Language Club – If you are interested in learning about the different languages and cultures around the world, this is the club for you.  For more information, contact Ana Maria Pinzon at APinzon@frederick.edu.

**For more information on clubs and organizations, visit the Center for Student Engagement, located in the Student Center – H101.

Forms& Applications
FCC Club Handbook
Club Budget Request Form - PDF
Club Budget Request - Online Form
Event Request Form
Mini-Grant Request  


Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society

The Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society is the national honor scholastic fraternity for community colleges. Founded in 1918, Phi Theta Kappa was recognized officially by the American Association of Junior Colleges in 1929.

Membership into the College’s Alpha Delta Sigma chapter is by invitation only. To be considered, students must have accumulated a minimum of 12 credit hours, achieved an accumulative GPA of 3.7 or better at FCC, and must be of good moral character, evidencing qualities of citizenship. Membership is official recognition of intellectual achievement throughout the student’s academic career and invites scholarship inquiry from some of our most popular transfer institutions. For more information, contact advisors Jeanni Winston-Muir at 301.846.2489