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Student Clubs & Organizations

Getting involved in Hocking College student clubs and organizations is a great way to meet others and pursue your personal interests. You'll find program-based clubs and organizations, where you can network with others interested in your program of study and make connections for future jobs. Hocking College also boasts three chapters of Phi Theta Kappa honor society, which promote scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship on campus.

You can find clubs related to specific student interests, hone your student leadership skills and make an impact on campus. All kinds of groups exist at Hocking College, and if you don't see a club or organization you'd like to join, you can receive support to start one.

Anime Club: View and discussion of anime cartoons.
Contact: Brittany Miller

Cru: This organization is an extension of Ohio University's Campus Crusade for Christ in which members participate in Bible study, prayer and community outreach activities.
Contact: Bailey Williams

Campus Ministry: A non-denominational Christian Group that participates in Bible study, prayer, worship and community service projects.
Contact: Ed True

Card Club: Playing card games such as Pokeman, Magic, The Gathering and Yugioh.
Contact: Kyle Johnson at 740.274.0589.

Diversity Without Division: This group is dedicated to cross-cultural education and provides opportunities to attend conferences and workshops, participate in events and meetings.
Contact: Giles Lee

Epicurean Club: Provides opportunities for cooking, catering and culinary delights.
Contact: Chef Katie

Geology Club: For students with an interest in Geology and all things rock-related.
Contact: Brittany Johnson

Habitat for Humanity: Build homes for people who need them.
Contact: Damon Clement

Hocking Woods Nature Center: Dedicated to conservation and education, the Hocking Woods Nature Center has various animals, encourages hands-on learning and is always looking for volunteers to help with programs.
Contact: Dave Sagan at 740.753.6326.

Hotel and Restaurant Club: Students in this club enjoy learning more of the Hotel and Restaurant profession, exchange job tips, recipes and have the opportunity to broaden their resumes in the field.
Contact: Anne Polenchar at 740.753.6196.

Interp Club: The Interp Club is for students who are interested in Natural and Historical Interpretation.
Contact: Julie Gee at 740.753.6344

Kappa Beta Delta (Business Honor Society): This club is for students studying and interested in business. Some great scholarship, leadership and resume building opportunities can be found here!
Contact: Melissa Atkins and Amy Shaner

Outdoor Pursuits: Offers opportunities for involvement in climbing, disc golf, archery and various trips during the school year.
Contact: Shane West at 740.753.6541.

Paintball Club: Students in Paintball Club play against each other and teams from all over in paintball competitions. Students in the club exchange equipment, examine paintball strategy and also play a large role in the Hocking College Freshman Orientation Program, Smart Start.
Contact: Shane West

Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society (PTK): Offers a wide range of service, leadership and scholarship opportunities to students with a good GPA. A number of scholarships are available to students who are interested in going on for a four-year degree.
Contact: Julie Cohara

Rainbow Alliance: The Inclusion Club/Rainbow Alliance is for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender students and friends to meet and socialize. This club participates in various social events including dances, shows and trips.
Contact: Kate Enger

Robbins Crossing: Historical Reenactment. The pioneer days of southeastern Ohio are reignited with a visit to Robbins Crossing, a completely restored 1850s-era village located on Hocking College's campus. Hocking College's Natural and Historical Interpretation students and community volunteers dress in period costumes and share historical information to help recreate the past and show tourists the 19th century way of life. Visitors can tour the town's old buildings and blacksmith shops, make candles, explore the gift shop, spin yarn and cook on a wood-burning stove.
Contact: Dave Sagan at 740.753.6344

Sports: Basketball, flag football, softball, volleyball and soccer.
Contact: Brady Trace at 740.753.6540.

Student Government: Have your say in campus decisions and programs.
Contact: Giles Lee

The Learning Connection (TLC): The Learning Connection offers support services including homework help, computer use, advising and social events to first generation college students.
Contact: Jane Lyons at 740.753.7112.

Wildlife Club: The Wildlife Club is dedicated to the education and conservation of wildlife. Students learn more about animals, their habitat, how to manage animals and how to protect them.
Contact: Henry Barrows at 740.753.6575

Student Activities
Giles Lee
Student Center 194
3301 Nelsonville Parkway
Nelsonville, OH 45764