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Clubs & Organizations

  • Ambassadors
    Description

    A group of Hutchinson Community College students that provide tours to prospective students and their families of our campus and facilities. They share personal experiences about their time here and answer questions about HutchCC and the community. This is a limited group selected by the Admission Office.

    Sponsor
    Corbin Strobel
    Admissions Director
  • Artists' Coalition
    Description

    The purpose of this club will be to promote the visual arts on the Hutchinson Community College campus and the community of Hutchinson.

    Sponsor
    Kimberly Parsons
    Art Instructor
  • Athletic Trainer
    Description

    Working hard behind the scenes and getting little fanfare is the Hutchinson Community College Sports Medicine Department.  This hard-working unit continually serves Blue Dragon student-athletes with the best of health care. 

    Sponsor
    Ryan Hilty
    Coordinator of Sports Medicine
  • Athletics
    Description

    Hutchison Commuity College is a member of the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference and the National Junior College Athletic Association. Men's teams participate in football, basketball, baseball, cross country, track and field, and golf. Women's teams participate in basketball, volleyball, track and field, cross country, soccer, and softball.

    Sponsor
    Josh Gooch
    Athletic Director
  • Baseball
    Sponsor
    Ryan Schmidt
    Head Baseball Coach
  • Bass Fishing Club
    Sponsor
    Darrel Grubbs
    EMS Professor
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters
    Sponsor
    Lisa Jolliff
    Coordinator of Accessibility Services
  • Biology Club
    Sponsor
    Mark Nolen
    Biological Sciences Professor
  • Black Leadership League
    Description

    BLL provides an opportunity for its members to become involved in the community and campus through fellowship and service activities.

    Sponsor
    Carolyn Parson
    Academic Advisor
  • Block And Bridle Club
    Description

    The Hutchinson Community College Block and Bridle Club is open to all students who have an interest in the agriculture industry. Members have the opportunity to participate in activities, conferences, and meetings to further develop their leadership skills. This club also builds closer relationships among students pursuing some phase of agriculture and related fields.

    Sponsor
    Kent McKinnis
    Agronomy Instructor/Crops & Soils Specialist
  • Blue Dragon Billiards
    Description

    Blue Dragon Billiards at Hutchinson Community College is providing the opportunity for camaraderie, recreation, and sportsmanship.

    Sponsor
    Lynita Ummel
    IT Support Analyst-Training Coordinator
  • Business Club
    Description

    Business Club members meet to take what they have learned in the classroom to a higher level, real life. They work on service projects, develop business plans and collaborate with the community.

    Sponsor
    David Dukart
    Director, Quest Center For Entrepreneurs
  • Campus Activity Board
    Description

    CAB is the organization responsible for planning campus-wide activities including homecoming and spring fling.

    Sponsor
    Dana Hinshaw
    Director, Residence Life and Student Act.
  • Chess Club
    Description

    Chess Club for Hutchinson Community College, providing the opportunity to practice strategy, ethics, and sportsmanship while learning chess.

    Sponsor
    Justin Riggs
    Head Cross Country Coach
  • Choral Music
    Sponsor
    Neal Allsup
    Professor/Director of Choral Activities
  • Circle K
    Description

    This club is a service organization that provides service, leadership and fellowship opportunities for its members. Activities are aimed toward service to our community, college campus and worldwide. Circle K is part of the Kiwanis family.

    Sponsor
    Dana Hinshaw
    Director, Residence Life and Student Act.
  • College Democrats
    Description

    Hutchinson Community College College Democrats is a student organization that promotes the principles of the Democratic Party. We aim to engage the HutchCC campus to grow a large, diverse, and closely connected political community and group of friends.

    Sponsor
    Bradley Fenwick
    Director of Rimmer Support Services
  • College Republicans
    Description

    The mission of the College Republicans is to help make the Republican Party a strong and viable option for students of Hutchinson Community College.

    Sponsor
    Dana Hinshaw
    Director, Residence Life and Student Act.
  • Collegian (Newspaper)
    Description

    The Collegian is the student newspaper.

    Sponsor
    Brad Hallier
    Journalism Instructor
  • Collegiate Farm Bureau
    Description

    The Hutchinson Community College Collegiate Farm Bureau Chapter offers students the ability to enhance their leadership skills through experiences and opportunities to become agricultural leaders. Students engage in activities on campus in junction with the Reno County Farm Bureau to help promote agriculture in the community. This club is open to all students interested in agriculture and related fields.

    Sponsor
    Kent McKinnis
    Agronomy Instructor/Crops & Soils Specialist
  • Concert Chorale
    Description

    The Hutchinson Community College Concert Chorale is the primary choral ensemble on campus. This ensemble is open to all students regardless of major. The HutchCC Concert Chorale performs a minimum of four major concerts on campus and several concerts throughout the region every year, as well as frequent invitations to perform on music convention programs.The repertoire performed by this dynamic group is quite varied, drawing from the great choral literature of all historical eras: chants, motets, spirituals, folk songs, masses, multi-cultural, and a large spectrum of languages from African dialects, Russian, German, Latin, French and Hebrew. The Concert Chorale takes a concert tour every year and receive frequent invitations to perform at national and international choral festivals and competitions.

    Sponsor
    Neal Allsup
    Professor/Director of Choral Activities
  • Cosmetology Club
    Sponsor
    Alex Hass
    Cosmetology Program Coordinator
  • Crops and Soils
    Description

    These teams provide students with an opportunity to test their agronomic knowledge in a competitive setting while gaining valuable skills applicable to a career in agriculture. Experience is beneficial, but not necessary to qualify for these teams. Scholarships are available to suitable candidates.

    Sponsor
    Kent McKinnis
    Agronomy Instructor/Crops & Soils Specialist
  • Crops Judging
    Sponsor
    Kent McKinnis
    Agronomy Instructor/Crops & Soils Specialist
  • Delta Psi Omega
    Description

    This group was organized in 1929 to provide an honor society for those doing a high standard of work in dramatics and to provide a wider fellowship to those interested in college theatre.Membership in Delta Psi Omega is by invitation from the campus chapter, upon a student's having demonstrated a high standard of work in dramatics. Qualifications are based on both the national and local chapter constitutions.Delta Psi Omega members are expected to work throughout the year in community service projects, as well as to perform and promote college theatre productions.

    Sponsor
    Deidre Ensz-Mattox
    Theatre/Speech Professor/Director of Theatre
  • Dragon Dolls (Dance Team)
    Description

    The Dragon Dolls, a dance and pompon team chosen by tryouts, perform at football and basketball games, including the NJCAA basketball tournament. Dragon Dolls enroll in the physical education Rhythms class.

    Sponsor
    Kala McElhaney
    Dance Coach/Cheerleader Sponsor/PE Instructor
  • Dragon LAN Club
    Description

    This organization is open to students taking coursework in the Computer Support Specialist (IS) area. It focuses on computer activities (including LAN parties), participating in intercollegiate competitions through SkillsUSA, and promoting the Computer Support Specialist program.

    Sponsor
    Jillene Cunningham
    Department 2 Co-Chairperson/Professor
  • Dragon's Tale (Yearbook)
    Sponsor
    Amber Brawner
    Visual Media Design Professor/Coordinator
  • Film Production
    Sponsor
    Ridghaus Nln
    Radio/Television Broadcast/PT Inst./PT Video
  • Fire Science Student Org
    Description

    The Hutchinson Community College Student Fire Science Association is open to students majoring in fire science. It provides fellowship and educational opportunities for its members.

    Sponsor
    Jason Holland
    Fire Science Professor
  • Football
    Sponsor
    Rion Rhoades
    Head Football Coach
  • Gay Straight Alliance
    Description

    A student-led organization intended to provide a safe, supportive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, straight and questioning (LGBTQ) students (or those who are perceived as such) and their straight allies.

    Sponsor
    Janelle Voth
    Copy Center/Mailroom Clerk
  • Hispanic American Leadership
    Description

    The purpose of HALO is to improve our community, celebrate Latino customs and traditions and build student leadership skills.

    Sponsor
    Mariana Segovia
    Spanish Instructor
  • Honors Program
    Description

    The Hutchinson Community Colllege Honors Program provides academically talented students with an opportunity to enrich their educational experience through small class size, close faculty contact, research projects, and course work shared with other academically talented students.

    Sponsor
    Ryan Diehl
    Curriculum/Program Improvement Coordinator
  • Jazz Band
    Sponsor
    Nicholas Schroeder
    Music Professor - Jazz Coordinator
  • KNEA - Future Teachers
    Description

    KNEA Future Teachers/Volunteers for ChildrenLargely a pre-professional group with service-learning for future teachers which allows practice in many aspects of teaching that would not be a part of classroom setting, such as sponsoring an event tailored to children. ANY STUDENT WITH ANY MAJOR may join as well because the group is volunteer-focused. Events include food collection for Reno County Children, Childrens Safety Fair and more.

    Sponsor
    Teri Eckhoff
    Humanities Integration Specialist
  • Livestock Judging
    Sponsor
    Benjamin Williams
    Co-Chair, Ag, Business, Computers, Technology
  • Manager (Sports)
    Sponsor
    Josh Gooch
    Athletic Director
  • Mascot
    Description

    Please contact the sponsor below for more information.

    Sponsor
    Josh Gooch
    Athletic Director
  • Men's Basketball
    Sponsor
    Steven Eck
    Head Men's Basketball Coach
  • Men's Cross Country
  • Men's Golf
    Sponsor
    Chris Young
    Head Golf Coach, Part-time
  • Men's Track
  • Music Educators - MENC
    Sponsor
    Neal Allsup
    Professor/Director of Choral Activities
  • Music-Vocal
    Sponsor
    Neal Allsup
    Professor/Director of Choral Activities
  • Pep Band
    Sponsor
    Chris Miertschin
    Music Instructor-Band Director
  • Phi Theta Kappa
    Description

    Business Club members meet to take what they have learned in the classroom to a higher level, real life. They work on service projects, develop business plans and collaborate with the community.

    Sponsor
    Ryan Diehl
    Curriculum/Program Improvement Coordinator
  • Piano
    Sponsor
    Matthew Cash
    Music Professor
  • Ping Pong Club
    Description

    The purpose of the Ping Pong Club for Hutchinson Community College is to provide a friendly environment for camaraderie, fun, and sportsmanship.

    Sponsor
    Allen Pinkall
    Mathematics Professor
  • Practical Nursing Student Association
    Sponsor
    Debbie Gieselman
    McPherson Center Counselor/Professor
  • Resident Assistant Council
    Description

    The Res Hal Council is a required organization for Resident Assistants in the HutchCC Residence Halls.   The RA Council's main focus is managing their dormitory floor as well as planning and implementing social and educational programming.

    Sponsor
    Dana Hinshaw
    Director, Residence Life and Student Act.
  • SkillsUSA
    Description

    SkillsUSA is an applied method of instruction for preparing America's high performance workers enrolled in public career and technical programs. It provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communication skills.

    Sponsor
    John Pendergrass
    Specialist, Technical Training
  • Snap Dragons Photography
    Description

    The Snapdragons Photography Club is a place where students with an intrest in photography can meet to discuss photo ideas, new camera designs, freelance work and have fun with an occasional pizza party.We also have field trips to places like photo studios, art galleries, and to the Lake Afton Observatory, where we use the large telescope to photograph the moon and planets.

    Sponsor
    Amber Brawner
    Visual Media Design Professor/Coordinator
  • Social Dance Club
    Description

    Social dance club gives students the opportunity to meet once a week with friends to develop and practice dance routines such as the walts, tango, and fox trot.

    Sponsor
    Kala McElhaney
    Dance Coach/Cheerleader Sponsor/PE Instructor
  • Softball
    Sponsor
    Jaime Rose
    Softball Head Coach
  • Spirit Squad (Cheerleading)
    Description

    Any full-time student (carrying 12 hours) in good standing with a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher and making normal progress toward graduation may try out for a position as a member of the Spirit Squad. Students must try out for a position. Selection is made by the sponsors and a selection board. To remain eligible for the Spirit Squad once elected, members must meet the following requirements: Maintain a 2.5 cumulative grade point average and Maintain a 12-hour academic work load.

    Sponsor
    Kala McElhaney
    Dance Coach/Cheerleader Sponsor/PE Instructor
  • Student Government
    Description

    SGA participates in governing school activities, providing social activities, and representing the student body in student affairs issues with administration and faculty. For information about membership, refer to the Constitution of the HutchCC Student Government Association.

    Sponsor
    Dennis Stoecklein
    Director of Marketing and Public Relations
  • Symphonic Band
    Sponsor
    Chris Miertschin
    Music Instructor-Band Director
  • The Tulgey Wood
    Description

    This is an annual volume devoted to the literary and visual arts and is sponsored by the English area. Students authored poems, essays, short stories and short plays, as well as student photography and visual arts, make up the contents. Student editors work faculty advisors to produce the publication.

    Sponsor
    Bill Sheldon
    English Professor
  • Theatre Arts
    Description

    Please contact the sponsor below for try-out information.

    Sponsor
    Deidre Ensz-Mattox
    Theatre/Speech Professor/Director of Theatre
  • Thin Blue Line
    Sponsor
    Sheldon Stewart
    Criminal Justice Instructor/Coordinator
  • Vocal Jazz
    Description

    Vocal Jazz at Hutchinson Community College has become one of the most exciting aspects of the choral music program. Its popularity among the students has prompted the expansion from one group in 1995 to three groups in 1996. Each vocal jazz ensemble accepts up to 12 vocalists through audition and is accompanied by a live instrument jazz combo. Auditions for these groups are open to anyone regardless of major. All members of a vocal jazz ensemble must be enrolled in the Concert Chorale.The repertoire performed by the vocal jazz ensemble includes a variety of jazz styles: standards, swing, Latin, ballads and bebop. Members are also expected to learn to improvise, "scat" and sing and prepare solos. These groups have numerous performance opportunities. In addition to performing on major on-campus concerts, they present the annual "Night of Vocal Jazz" concert, entertain for numerous functions in the region, and participate in jazz clinics and festivals. Besides tourig within the state, HutchCC vocal jazz ensembles hav e performed from Colorado to Texas and Florida.

    Sponsor
    Neal Allsup
    Professor/Director of Choral Activities
  • Volleyball
    Sponsor
    Patrick Hall
    Head Volleyball Coach
  • Wind Symphony
    Sponsor
    Chris Miertschin
    Music Instructor-Band Director
  • Women's Basketball
    Sponsor
    John Ontjes
    Women's Head Basketball Coach
  • Women's Cross Country
  • Women's Soccer
    Sponsor
    Sammy Lane
    Head Women's Soccer Coach
  • Women's Track