Student Organizations - Moberly Area Community College

Student Organizations

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Art Club

The Art Club is an organization that encourages an interest in art. All MACC students are eligible to join.


Brothers Ox

Brothers Ox was established in 1928 as the first honorary service organization of the College. It was organized with the purpose of increasing college spirit, sponsoring worthy projects for the benefit of the student body, suppressing undesirable incidents which might arise in college life, and creating traditions worthy of MACC.

Brothers Ox is an exclusive honorary service organization. Seven sophomore men are eligible for membership, and their selection by the faculty is dependent upon service to the College.


Cheerleaders

Greyhound cheerleaders attend and cheer for all home games of the Greyhound and Lady Greyhound basketball teams. The squad is selected each spring for the upcoming school year through a tryout process. Men and women are welcome to go through the process by submitting an application and a letter of recommendation from their high school coach. Each applicant will complete an interview with the MACC cheerleader sponsor and will demonstrate required cheering abilities in front of a panel of judges selected by the sponsor. A total of eight scholarships are awarded; however, more than eight cheerleaders may be selected through the tryout process.


Collegiate DECA

Collegiate DECA is a student driven organization that values competence, innovation, integrity, and teamwork. Collegiate DECA prepares students for careers by integrating skills learned in the classroom into real world experiences. Collegiate DECA programs assist in developing academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders. Collegiate DECA students major in a variety of academic programs with a strong focus on business-related fields. Collegiate DECA conferences and other activities give students unique access to internships, scholarships, competition, and professional networking.


Education Club

The MACC Education Club is open to all students in all degree areas who possess intent to grow both professionally and personally. Recognizing that many degree programs train individuals to be leaders in their respective fields, the MACC Education Club provides opportunities for its members to network with other students with similar interests. The semester meetings highlight contemporary topics of interest, and activities include but are not limited to school visits, community service, and social gatherings.


International Association of Administrative Professionals

Membership in the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) is open to MACC students majoring in Business and Office Technology. IAAP promotes the development of leadership and communication skills and assists students in their professional development.


Multicultural Student Club

The MACC Multicultural Student Club (MCSC) is a welcoming social structure that facilitates the integration of MACC’s International and American students’ cultural backgrounds. The club is a place where students come together to explore, understand, and appreciate different cultures and customs that underline a rich diversity. Activities include social gatherings, participation in the fall MACC International Education Week, and the spring International Fair. All MACC American and International students are welcome to join.


NGN

This organization is an exclusive honorary service group. It was organized for the purpose of increasing college spirit, sponsoring worthy projects for the benefit of the student body, suppressing undesirable incidents which might arise in college life, and creating traditions worthy of MACC. Seven sophomore women are chosen by the faculty for membership; their selection by the faculty is dependent upon service to the College.


Phi Theta Kappa

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) has recognized academic excellence in the two-year college since 1918 and has become the largest and the most prestigious honor society serving two-year colleges around the world. MACC’s Alpha Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa was organized in 1931. Its purpose is to recognize and encourage scholarship and service, develop character and leadership, and cultivate fellowship. While participation is optional, members have opportunities for hands-on leadership experience by planning and implementing chapter activities. To be eligible for membership, a student must have at least a 3.5 cumulative grade point average and have completed twelve credit hours at MACC (excluding Developmental courses). A letter of invitation to join Phi Theta Kappa is sent to all eligible students. More on PTK.


SkillsUSA

SkillsUSA is a national organization serving more than 250,000 high school and college students and professional members who are enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations. SkillsUSA has more than a quarter million student members annually and is organized into 13,000 chapters and 54 state and territorial associations. SkillsUSA prepares America’s high performance workers. It provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship, and character development. It emphasizes total quality at work, high ethical standards, superior work skills, lifelong education, and pride in the dignity of work. SkillsUSA programs also help to establish industry standards for job skill training in the classroom. Approximately 13,000 teachers and school administrators serve as professional SkillsUSA members and instructors. The activities of the local chapter include social and service activities, guest speakers, and competition at the district, state, and national level.


Student Government Association

The Student Government Association (SGA) acts as a liaison between MACC students and the College’s faculty and administration. Through SGA, students can express themselves collectively in coordinating student activities and making recommendations to President’s Council on matters that benefit the student body and the College. Student representatives and officers are elected at the fall and spring picnics held on the Main Campus in Moberly. The Dean of Student Services sponsors this organization.

 

Student Nurse Association

Membership in the Student Nurse Association (SNA) is limited to students currently in the Associate Degree Nursing program at MACC. SNA provides nursing students with an avenue for input into standards of nursing education and an opportunity to develop collaborative relationships with nursing and health-related organizations. This organization is affiliated with the Missouri Student Nurse Association and the National Student Nurse Association.


Student Practical Nurse Association

This Missouri State Association of Licensed Practical Nurses (MoSALPN), a non-profit association organized in 1948, is the recognized professional representative of Practical Nurses. MACC Practical Nursing students are required to be active members of this organization. MoSALPN keeps the student aware of nursing and legislative issues, lobbies for the promotion of practical nurses, and publishes an official newsletter called the Broadcaster. MoSALPN offers the student opportunities for scholarships, attendance at a yearly educational conference, recognition through awards and an essay competition, professional fellowship, and development of character and leadership qualities.