Student Clubs

Student Nursing Organizations

Alpha Delta Nu

Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honors Society : The objective of IOADN Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society shall be to recognize the academic excellence of students in nursing. The society shall encourage the pursuit of advance degrees in the profession of nursing as well as education as a life-long professional responsibility. Additionally, the society shall participate in the recruitment of qualified individuals into the profession of nursing. ADN students must meet GPA requirements.

Advisor: June Callahan, Assistant Professor-Nursing
Office: B1221

Advisor: Patricia Mitchell, Assistant Professor-Nursing
Office: B1220

Student Nursing Organization (SNO)

Student Nurses Organization (SNO): The goal of this club is to promote nursing as a career. To provide a channel for nursing student communication with college administration, faculty, staff and other students organizations on campus. To render volunteer services to the surrounding community. To plan various SNO social activities for the benefit of the student nurses.

Advisor: June Callahan, Nursing Assistant Professor
Office: B1221

Nurses Christian Fellowship

The Nurses Christian Fellowship assists nurses, nursing students, and other interested students in meeting the spiritual, psychosocial, and physical needs of persons in crisis. Specific activities are planned to enhance personal and professional goals. Opportunities are also available for Christian fellowship and growth. During the first few meetings, activities will be defined to meet the needs of the group.

Advisor: Janis Ormond, Nursing Assitant Professor
Office: B1228

Advisor: Donna Kayes, Coordinator-Basic Nursing Assistant
Office: B1220

Multicultural Clubs

Black Student Union

The Black Student Union (BSU) was created for all KC students who wish to provide advocacy and support for the academic, cultural and social development of African-American students, host programs and events to provide awareness of issues, and celebrate the accomplishments of members in the African-American community.

Advisor: Pernevlon Ellis, Sociology Assistant Professor 
Phone Number: 815-825-9540 
Office: A221

Black Male Initiative

The primary focus of BMI is to serve as a support group for Black male students. The Black Male Initiative embrace the principles of accountability, proactive leadership, self-discipline, social interaction, academic persistence and intellectual development.Ad

Advisor: Pernevlon Ellis, Sociology Assistant Professor 
Office: A221

Latinos Unidos

Latinas, Latinos, and those interested in Latino/Hispanic cultures have come together to form this organization. Its goals include serving as a support system for members and the Latino/Hispanic community, involvement with campus-wide activities, programming cultural events, and promoting awareness of the various Latino/Hispanic cultures.

Advisor: Graciela Horta
Office: C2152

Association of Culture and Language

To acquaint students with cultural awareness both on and off campus. We aim to partake in local and international cultural experiences, as well as, learning about the languages spoken within different cultures.

Advisor: Paula Stroud, Psychology Assistant Professor
Office: A2209

General Clubs

Business Club

To provide business students an opportunity to gain a better understanding of the problems and potentialities of the business world and provide a service to the community, so that they may be better prepared to carry out their responsibilities as future business leaders and professionals.

Advisor: Tammy Tiggelaar, Business & Marketing Management Assistant Professor
Office: A1367

Advisor: Everett Westmeyer, Accounting Assistant Professor
Office: A2234

Criminal Justice Club

Educate students on the field of criminal justice. This student group is open to all students.

Advisor: David Dammon, Criminal Justice Assistant Professor
Office: C2257

Diesel Tech Club

To provide revenue for DPT program to support field trips, extracurricular activities and to help cover unplanned expense.

Advisor: Mark Engel, DPT Assistant Professor
Office: E120

Advisor: John Boesche, DPT Assistant Professor 
Office: E119

Engineering Club

The purpose of Engineering Club is to promote awareness of engineering disciplines and careers. We do this by invite engineers to come to speak, we take field trips to engineering sites and do projects as a group. WE are a community of problem solvers. A place where aspiring engineers come together to share ideas.

Advisor: Alan Edgecombe, Physics Assistant Professor 
Phone; 815-825-9312

Floral Club SAIFD

SAIFD Floral Club works to maintain and advance standards of professional floral design and decoration; to uphold, in practice, a code of ethics of mutual benefit in both professional and trade relations; to promote educational programs to advance the creative art of floral design and decoration; and to support high standards of design and quality of materials and products.

Advisor: Janet Gallagher, Horticulture Assistant Professor
Office: B2315

Future Educators Association

To encourage Kishwaukee College elementary, special and secondary education majors to pursue teaching as a career. To understand the role of schools in our society. To provide information on professional career opportunities in education. To provide opportunities for members to develop qualities, attitudes and experiences basic to successful teaching.

Advisor: Jodi Lord, PE/ED Coordinator
Office: B2319

Harmonics / Choral Club

Advisor: John Rakes, Music Adjunct Instructor


Students who focus on volunteer work and giving back to their community. Many fund raising events are held on campus to help support local not for profits.

Advisor: Dave Dammon, Criminal Justice Assistant Professor 
Office: C2257

Horticulture Club

This club is open to anyone who has an interest in ornamental horticulture. Students engage guest speakers and sponsor social functions funded with revenues from club projects such as making corsages and Christmas wreaths for faculty and college functions.

Advisor: Matt Ewert, Horticulture Assistant Professor
Office: B2310


The Kishwaukee College Mudslingers Club's mission is to promote awareness of the ceramic arts, enrich the learning experience of student members, and contribute to the concerns of the surrounding communities. Membership is open to ceramic students, participating students/artists and faculty who wish to help fulfill the goals of our organization. Meetings will take place the twice a month, at a time appointed by the officers.

Advisor: TBD

Kishwaukee Sociology Club

The Sociology Club of Kishwaukee College is a student-run and instructor facilitated organization oriented toward the study and application of sociology, not only on campus, but in the community and in preparation for higher learning and excellence in the career world. We advocate cultural awareness, social consciousness, genuine understand and personal and professional growth.

Advisor: Pernevlon Ellis, Sociology Assistant Professor 
Office: A2214

Advisor: Kimberly Brostrom
Office: A5955

Kougarettes Cheer and Dance

Offer a chance to participate in cheer and dance for intercollegiate sports on campus for Kishwaukee College as well as other competitive events.

Advisor: April Gleason High
Office: A1227

National Society of Leadership and Success

This national organization is based on building leaders by helping students discover and achieve their goals through leadership speakers, fundraising, success networking teams and community service events.

Advisor: TBD
Office of Student Activities: C1120


SkillsUSA is a national organization serving more than 264,500 high school and college students and professional members enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations. It emphasizes total quality at work, high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education and pride in the dignity of work. SkillsUSA also promotes understanding of the free enterprise system and involvement in community service activities.

Advisor: Greg Brink, CRT Assistant Professor 
Office: B1405a


Promotes leadership, networking and resources for Kishwaukee Students that are from home school education programs.

Advisor: Graciela Horta
Office: C2151

Advisor: Missy Gillis
Office: C2151


The purpose of the Spectrum is to foster an active and diverse culture at Kishwaukee College and in our community. Membership and participation in the Spectrum are free from discrimination of any kind. The Spectrum provides opportunities for students to build friendships and encourage open-mindedness and diversity within the College community of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning people, and their friends.

Advisor: Bonnie Miller-O'Dell
Office: A2204

Table Tennis Team

The purpose of this organization is to remove stress from the everyday lives of our student members. Our plans and gaols are to compete against other schools.

Advisor: William Michels, Math Assistant Professor
Phone: 815-825-9802
Office: A2247

Tree Huggers / Green Team

Our purpose with our Eco group is to help the environment including the animals that live here, encourage people to live more sustainably and promote ideas and discussions to make the world a better place with an environmentally friendly future.

Advisor: Adam Hughes, Biology Assistant Professor