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Ag club/Pas - (Agricultural Club)

NCMC Faculty/Staff Advisors:
Rustin Jumps
Jack Green

Description:
The National PAS Organization was founded in 1980 in Kansas City. Its mission is to provide opportunities for individual growth, leadership and career preparation. North Central Missouri College is a charter member of both the Missouri and National PAS organizations.

Benefits/Opportunities:

  • Social Activities
  • Community Service
  • Leadership Development
  • Career Development
  • State and National PAS Conferences
  • Industry Tours

Requirements:
Membership is open to any NCMC student interested in a career related to the Agriculture and Natural Resources career pathway

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Ambassadors

NCMC Faculty/Staff Advisors:
Megan Pester
Jamie Cunningham
Description:
The NCMC student ambassadors welcome potential students and their families to campus. Ambassadors provide tours, speak to groups visiting campus, and conduct general office duties including data entry and filing.
Benefits/Opportunities:
  • Serving as an ambassador provides students with the opportunity to gain work experience while also representing campus to potential students.
  • The campus work experience gained at NCMC often leads to similar opportunities when the student transfers to a four year institution following graduation at NCMC.
Requirements:
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BSU - (Baptist Student Union)

NCMC Faculty/Staff Advisors:
Sarah Williamson

Non-NCMC Advisors:
Christina Boatright (Off-campus Director)

Description:
We are here to minister to NCMC through free meals, worship services, and mission opportunities. We love Jesus and we want the campus to feel loved and to show love to others.

Benefits/Opportunities:

  • Mission Trips
  • Opportunities to Serve
  • Worship Services
  • Free Meals

Requirements:
Participation is also open to all current enrolled students of NCMC who attend any one of the weekly events.

Motto:
“Know Him-Make Him Known–Jesus”

Business Club

NCMC Faculty/Staff Advisors:
Sarah Bird

Description:
This organization is a networking tool for any student interested in business.

Benefits/Opportunities:

  • Service project​s like Career Closet, Adopt a Family and Food Bank here in Trenton.
  • Personal development opportunities through workshops, guest speakers
  • Networking with other students as well as business people in the community
  • Social involvement on campus

Requirements:
Any student interested may join

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Criminal Justice Club

NCMC Faculty/Staff Advisors:
Jenna Vandel

Description:  
This organization is composed of students interested in the criminal justice field.

Benefits/Opportunities:

  • Encourage and promote individual characteristics necessary for professional and technical growth.
  • Scholarship and social engagement for student members.
  • Engage in and support community service activities.
  • Opportunity to develop leadership skills.
  • Networking with other students as well as individuals involved with the criminal justice system

Requirements: 
Membership is open to any NCMC student.

FCA - Fellowship of Christian Athletes

NCMC Faculty/Staff Advisors:
Lesli Collins

Description:
FCA is a Christ-centered campus ministry designed to reach out and administer the word of God to the athletes. Our goal is to teach them how to be a Godly witness as well as an athlete. The values of FCA are: Integrity, Serving, Teamwork and Excellence. Through prayer huddles and team Bible studies, we hope to make a big impact on the lives of the athletes here on campus.

Benefits/Opportunities:
Networking, leadership development and community service projects.

Requirements
Available to NCMC athletes

First Gen - (First Generation Club)

NCMC Faculty/Staff Advisors:
Tocarra Williams

Description:
First Generation Club, also known as First Gen, was established to provide peer support for first generation students, whose parent(s) have not attained a 4-year college degree. These students may have limited knowledge about traditions and patterns of college life and academia. First Gen is dedicated to develop ways to support NCMC first generation students adjust to new environment, lifestyle, and academic traditions. In addition, First Gen is devoted to be a support group and resource for first generation students to help them understand and utilize their academic and community resources.

Benefits/Opportunities:
Social activities and involvement
Community service and voluntarism opportunities
Networking with peers and First Gen Graduates

Requirements
Membership is open to any NCMC student who is either a first generational college student or is interested in encouraging their first generation peers in their academic pursuits. Although primary activities will occur on main campus in Trenton, online, and outreach campus students are also welcome to join.

Geology Club

NCMC Faculty/Staff Advisors:
John Wilbur
Annette Wilbur

Description:
The Geology Club’s Purpose: To bring together a community of rock enthusiasts and create opportunities to explore and discover rocks in new and exciting ways.

Benefits/Opportunities:
The Geology Club will organize excursions to explore areas of geological interest, including mines, quarries, and natural rock formations.
The club will hold workshops to teach members rock identification, tumbling and lapidary skills, and techniques for cutting and polishing rocks.

Requirements
Membership is open to NCMC students.

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GSA - Gay Straight Alliance

NCMC Faculty/Staff Advisors:
Angela Heins
Jim Norris
Description:
This club is dedicated to creating an accepting environment and a positive outlet for LGBTQ+ students and their supporters. This organization is a casual space where students plan fun activities such as video game and movie nights, barbeques, and field trips as well as activities which support state-wide initiatives that further the education and the equality of the LGBTQ+ community.
Benefits/Opportunities:
Safe space for LGBTQ+ students
Social activities and involvement
Community service and voluntarism opportunities
Networking with peers
Requirements
Any student may join
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International Student Association

NCMC Faculty/Staff Advisors:
Jamie Cunningham

Description:
NCMC’s international student club can foster new relationships, regardless of whether or not you’re an international student.
This club gives international students a chance to share their culture and meet others from their homeland. It also gives US students the opportunity to practice a foreign language and learn more about the world. The organization will promote, and support academic, athletic, cultural, and social activities to stimulate the participation and interaction between international students, the students at NCMC, staff and the community.

Benefits/Opportunities

  • Learn about other cultures
  • Discover intercultural communication strategies
  • Practice conflict resolution
  • Recognize different leadership styles across cultures
  • Become a global leader
  • Build trust
  • Make new friends

Requirements:

Digital Media Club

NCMC Faculty/Staff Advisors:
Rick Cole

Description:
Pirates Digital Media

Benefits/Opportunities:

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The Nerds Guild

NCMC Faculty/Staff Advisors:
Sterling Recker

Description:
The Nerds Guild is an organization that is devoted, but not limited to, exploring games, books, field trips, gaming competitions, and other activities related to comic books, anime, board games, movies, music, and science fiction. The purpose of this club or organization shall be to engage NCMC students, faculty, employees, the broader community, and any interested parties in gaming and general nerd activities.

Benefits/Opportunities:
Being connected to others interested in gaming and general nerd activities.

Requirements:
Membership in this club or organization is open to anyone who wants to participate but only NCMC students, faculty, staff, and employees can be considered NCMC Full General Members. Only the Full General Members may vote on officers, serve on the executive committee or make binding decisions within the group.

Phi Mu Epsilon

NCMC Staff/Faculty Advisors:
Kaitlyn Mounce
Hannah Lovett

Description:
Oldest organization on Campus (began the year NCMC originated- 1925) – Women’s collegiate sorority that values leadership, community service, and support to other NCMC clubs.

Benefits/Opportunities:
Opportunity to serve others and provide leadership skills
Scholarship opportunity awarded from their sophomore year bridging over to their Junior Year (if continuing their education at a University & was an active member in Phi Mu at NCMC)
Trip events and activities during their academic years at NCMC

Requirements:
Dues $25.00 New members and $20.00 Returning members per calendar academic year

PTK - (Phi Theta Kappa)

NCMC Faculty/Staff Advisors:
Nicole Shell
Maryellen Harman

Description:  Phi Theta Kappa is the International Honor Society of the 2-year college. The Eta Mu chapter at NCMC was established in 1950. Its purpose is to recognize and encourage scholarship, to provide an opportunity for development of leadership ability and to promote an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and lively fellowship. 

Benefits/Opportunities:

  • Membership in the official honor society for two-year colleges
  • Recognition for academic achievements
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Leadership and professional training opportunities

Requirements:  Students who complete 12 hours of college-level course work at NCMC and achieve a grade point average of 3.3 are eligible for membership. A 3.2 GPA is required to remain in good standing. An induction ceremony is held each fall and spring semester.

RHA - (Residence Hall Association)

NCMC Faculty/Staff Advisors:
Jonathan Mathews
Demetrius Houston Jr.
Description:
Student-run organization whose purpose is to provide communication, education, leadership and community development opportunities for students in the residence hall system at North Central Missouri College. By serving as an environment to discuss hall issues, it is a priority for RHA to identify and represent the needs and desires of the residents on campus. These beliefs are all representative of the primary goal of encouraging academic growth within the student population.
Benefits/Opportunities:
Leadership development in addition to community service components.
Requirements:
Must be a current resident of Selby or Ellsworth Halls.

Shooting Club

NCMC Faculty/Staff Advisors:
Jason Helton
Rustin Jumps

Description: 

The Shooting Sports Club offer students the opportunity to enjoy firearm shooting sports, primarily clay target shooting. Practices and competition events take place at the Trenton Trap & Skeet Range.

Benefits/Opportunities:

The Shooting Sports Club offer students the opportunity to enjoy firearm shooting sports, primarily clay target shooting. Practices and competition events take place at the Trenton Trap & Skeet Range.

Requirements:

Club members must be a current NCMC student in good-standing.

SMSTA - (Student Missouri State Teachers Association)

NCMC Faculty/Staff Advisors:
Cassie Cordray
Kaitlyn Mounce

Description:
Student Missouri State Teachers Association (SMSTA) is the pre-professional organization for education majors on Missouri college and university campuses. SMSTA members have opportunities for personal and professional growth, development of leadership skills, and participation in professional development at local and state levels.

Benefits/Opportunities:

Requirements:

Membership:
SMSTA is open to any NCMC student pursuing Education as a major. Membership into SMSTA is free, with chapter dues paid by all members. Officer positions are available and include: President, President-Elect, Secretary/Treasurer, and Student Senate Representative. These positions are elected annually.

Mission:
Actively participate in a variety of events on campus, in the community, and on a state level. We ENGAGE to bring about positive CHANGE in our role as EDUCATORS!

Student Nurses Association

NCMC Faculty/Staff Advisors:
Sue Nichols
Sophia Swink

Description
The Student Nurses’ Association purpose is to encourage students to be aware of their responsibility to their profession at the local, state and national level. It was organized in 1973 to encourage fellowship, to provide an opportunity for the development of leadership ability, to promote an interest in the nursing profession, and to communicate with the state and national professional nurses’ associations.

Benefits/Opportunities:

Requirements:

Membership:
The Student Nurses’ Association is open to students in the Associate Degree Nursing program (ADN).

Student Practical Nurses Association

NCMC Faculty/Staff Advisors:
Jaime Pittman
Korynn Skipper
Ashtyn Wilson
Beth Crawford

Description:
The purpose of the Student Practical Nurses’ Association are:

  • To aid in the personal development of individuals and to urge students to be aware of and contribute to improving the health care of all people.
  • Encourage student participation in community affairs and communication with the Missouri State Association of Licensed Practical Nurses.
  • To be reflective of the profession’s basic culture and values of nursing which include quality, safety, professionalism, respect, individuality and inclusiveness.
  • Benefits/Opportunities: One activity per semester will be voted on by the Association. These activities may include: community service, school service, leadership, or career development.

Benefits/Opportunities:

Requirements:
Students are expected to actively participate in all activities. Only currently enrolled students will be allowed voting privileges.