The Hocking College Student Center is the living room of the campus, and home to club activities, sports, fitness, aerobics, aquatics, graduation ceremonies and more. Students can enjoy the following:
The Hocking College Student Center is open to our students and staff daily during normal session throughout the year.
Memberships are available to the community through monthly, annual and day passes.
We also provide access to Silver Sneakers members.
If you have any questions about campus recreation or if you would like to visit our facility, contact our Student Center at 740-753-6535.
Want to host a pool party or hold an event? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your next event at the Student Center.
For some fun around the campus, join us for a Kayak Roll Session, stay sharp with your climbing skills on the indoor climbing wall or throw a round of Disc Golf at our course outside the Student Center.
Our goal is to enrich lives by providing innovative services that connect people and experiences through challenges, adventure leadership and teamwork.
Intramural sports are offered throughout the year. Competitive and recreational leagues are offered for all-men, all-women and coed teams. Participation in intramural sports is free of charge (a deposit may be required) and rewards are given to sports champions. Don't see a sport you'd like to try? Let us know, we'll help you find others who are interested.
Getting involved in Hocking College student clubs and organizations is a great way to meet others and pursue your personal interests. You'll find a variety of program-based clubs, honor societies and service organizations, where you can network with others who are passionate about the same topics, make connections with faculty and staff, and build skills for your career.
The Rainbow Alliance Club is a safe place for anyone who wants to join. We are a judgment-free space and welcome the goofy, weird, the straight-laced, the lost, and the confident alike. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex and Asexual students and those who want to be better allies to their friends and family in the LGBTQIA+ community. And those students who want to meet and socialize. This club participates in various social events including movie nights, trivia, discussions and education.
Advisors- Kevin Lowry: email@example.com
Future Farmers of America Alumni Collegiate Chapter:
The FFA organization prepares members for premier leadership, personal growth and career success. The Hocking College FFA chapter supports this ideology through member activities such as supporting high school FFA chapters with their endeavors, inviting/interacting with guest speakers at our meetings, planning/implementing chapter fundraising activities, and participating with recruitment as ambassadors for Hocking College and the FFA organization. The club meets on the 3rd Wednesday of every month in the lobby of the Natural Resource building on the first floor.
Advisor: Debbie Arnold - firstname.lastname@example.org
Alpha PHI Omega:
Alpha Phi Omega Interest Group is a group of service-minded students seeking to establish a new chapter of Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity at Hocking College. Alpha Phi Omega is a co-ed service fraternity open to all students and focuses on community service, leadership development, fellowship, and community building. As we work to establish the chapter, we will host several service events, connect with other chapters of APO, and contribute to building a positive community on Hocking's campus.
Advisor- Casanova Green email@example.com
The Social Work Club is a diverse group committed to providing programming and activities that promote professional growth, community service and peer connection among its members.
Advisor- Jennifer Koons-Weston
Black Student Union:
The Black Student Union (BSU) at Hocking College is a student-run organization that advocates the needs of students at the College while engaging, teaching, discussing, and exploring the Black experience in and around campus.
This organization will plan and execute activities to encourage community and support for the student body. The BSU serves as a liaison between students of African descent and other minorities and the campus.
Advisor- Yaphet Jackman jackmany@hockingedu
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Hosts discussions about haunted locations, talk about personal experiences and learn how to make/ use equipment for paranormal research properly. Ghost hunts and other cryptids investigations are planned and the club is open to anyone who believes in the paranormal. For more information contact
Chris Thomas: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fashion Club is for students with a passion and ambition towards fashion that want to expand their creativity at Hocking College. Membership is open to any active Hocking College student (from any program). The club meets bi-weekly on Wednesdays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. in John Light Hall, Room 363. Interested students should contact the club president, Fatima Feika (student), at email@example.com.
Advisor- Coral Wedel: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meeting Time: Bi-Weekly on Wednesdays 2:00pm-3:00pm in John Light Hall 363.
Meeting Calendar: Fashion Club Calendar
This is a club centered around enjoying the finer culinary things in life. In the past they’ve done demos on Molecular Gastronomy, DIY dried spices, Canning, Macarons and Cold Brew Coffee. They have also done a Pumpkin Carving Workshop and a field trip to Jungle Jim's. Their most recent fundraiser was for Spooky Halloween Caramel Apples. On the horizon, they plan to have demos for Sushi, Kimchi, Cheese and many others. They also plan to have a field trip to Tensuke Market, an authentic Japanese grocery store in Columbus. For possible workshops, they plan to offer Macarons and Cheese Making. Finally, they may do a Chopped-style competition. This club is open to the whole school, so you don't have to be in the Hospitality programs to join. The club meets every Tuesday at 4 p.m. unless specified otherwise. They meet at The Lodge in the Demo Kitchen in the Culinary building across the street from Main Campus.
Advisor-Corey Clary email@example.com
NSLS- (The National Society of Leadership and Success):
NSLS is the nation's largest accredited leadership honor society. Students are selected by their college for membership based on either academic standing or leadership potential. Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement of honorable distinction.
In addition to this honorable distinction, the NSLS provides a step-by-step program for members to build their leadership skills through participation at their campus or online. Upon completion of the program, members receive their leadership certificate and take their place among the top student leaders at their campus and across the country. Members are able to list their affiliation on all statements of personal accomplishment, including their resumes.
Advisor- Terry Koons at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honors Society:
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. Students who are associate degree-seeking; one-year certificate/diploma-seeking; bachelor’s degree-seeking; part-time; workforce; transfer only (not earning an associate degree or certificate); previously earned another degree; international; dual enrolled with high school and college, etc. are eligible for membership if they meet the membership criteria stated in the local chapter’s bylaws. Generally, associate and bachelor’s degree students must have taken 12 hours of college-level coursework. Certificate students must have taken 6 hours of coursework.
Advisor- Terry Koons email@example.com
The Wildlife Club is one of the oldest clubs at Hocking College and is affiliated with The Wildlife Society (student chapter), an international organization dedicated to Wildlife Research and Conservation (https://wildlife.org/). The local student chapter participates in wildlife-related events throughout the region, attends conferences and other events that help students network in the field, complete wildlife and conservation projects on and around campus, participate in the Adopt-a-highway program, build and sell wildlife boxes (such as bird and bat boxes) to the community, and do as much community outreach regarding conservation, as possible.
Advisor- Sayre Flannagan: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hocking College Naturalist Club:
Provides students with opportunities to connect with members of local natural resource clubs. Prepares students for careers in parks and museums while providing professional opportunities that foster high standards of scholarship, campus and community awareness of wildlife and historical issues.
The Rock Student Ministry:
Come as you are to The Rock Student Ministry! We are a group founded by christian teens who wanted to make a change on Hocking College campus. This is the place to be on Tuesday nights in John light 347 to make friends, talk/ learn about the Bible, and to get to share your story. Don't have a Bible? No worries, we have one to give you! You also don't need any prior church background or knowledge of God to join. One of our core beliefs is that we are judgment free and all learning and growing in our faith. So no matter who you are, we’re excited to meet you!
Advisor: Cynthia Bauers - email@example.com
Rock Climbing Club:
Hocking college rock climbing club is a student run organization for new and experienced climbers alike. In the club we learn about and practice bouldering and top rope sport climbing. Club is hosted at the student center rock wall on Wednesdays from 5-8 pm. We also plan trips to local gyms and outdoor destinations. Climbing is a great way to become stronger, build community, and enjoy nature!
Advisor: Thomas Gawf - firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Contact: Jay Clark - email@example.com
The Department of Athletics at Hocking College is committed to instilling a passion in student-athletes to find the proper balance between participation in athletics and the educational and social life common to all students.
Students have the opportunity to try-out for eSports, archery, equestrian, men and women's basketball, men's football, and women's volleyball.Explore the Athletics website to learn more at athletics.hocking.edu.