RACC clubs and organizations are designed to enhance your experience as a student. They are a great avenue to making friends, learning new skills and even look good on a résumé. New groups are always welcome, contact Sue Gelsinger at 610-236-3943.
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Front Street Journal - The Front Street Journal is the student newspaper of Reading Area Community College. Its mission is to provide a forum for the free exchange of ideas and information among all members of the college community. In addition to editorial staff opportunities, FSJ is always looking for reporters and photographers, as well as a marketing/business manager.
Contact: Al Walentis
Health Professions Club - This organization is designed for students in a health-related curriculum such as Registered Nursing, Practical Nursing, Respiratory Care and Medical Laboratory Technician. Members of the club participate in the annual Health Fair at RACC. The club also plans programs and events based on health-related issues. The club plans programming on health issues and sponsors an information table monthly in the Berks Hall lobby.
Contact: Alayne Fessler, 610-372-4721, ext. 5428.
Multicultural/International Club: The Multicultural/International (MI) Club is open to any student who is attending Reading Area Community College, not exclusively international students. The club promotes diversity on campus and an awareness of other cultures and ethnicities. The club also helps new international students in adjusting to college life, a new language and a new country. The club plans events such as the International Festival and activities including visiting nearby attractions and museums.
Contact: Jill Melones, 610-372-4721 ext. 5259.
Legacy - Legacy is an annual scholarly journal written, edited and published entirely by students of Reading Area Community College. Legacy publishes well-written, researched papers representative of the college's diverse student body and curriculum. Opportunities exist for students interested in writing, editing, graphic design, illustration, photography, public relations and finance. Join Legacy to share your skills or to learn new ones.
Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society (Alpha Sigma Rho Chapter) - Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society for two-year colleges, is foremost a recognition of academic achievement. The local chapter also provides members with many opportunities for scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship as an active club on campus. Membership can be beneficial in terms of a variety of scholarships, at the two-year school as well as future four-year colleges. Currently enrolled students are invited to join when they have completed at least 12 hours of associate degree coursework at RACC with a grade-point average of 3.60 or higher.
Contact: Dr. Donna Singleton, 610-372-4721 ext. 5096.
Student Activities Board - This board was created to allow members from all clubs and organizations on campus to plan and implement activities on and off campus throughout the school year. The board is comprised of one elected member from each sanctioned club/organization on campus and allows for at-large members (not to exceed the number of club representatives). Activities planned for the 2010-11 academic year included lectures, picnics, game shows, laser tag, Games Night with the residents of the Children's Home of Reading, salsa lessons, Spring Fling, our annual talent show, RACC Idols, and Celebration of the Arts. Students who are not members of the board are encouraged to join subcommittees that plan our events.
Contact: Sue Gelsinger, 610-236-3943
Student Government Association - The Student Government Association (SGA) of Reading Area Community College consists of a diverse group of students who are the voice of the student body. SGA works hard to ensure that your concerns and interests about campus life are met. Advocacy and campus life improvement are the main focus of SGA. All students with a minimum grade-point average of 2.0 are eligible to petition to become a senator of SGA after attending three consecutive meetings by completing a petition signed by twenty (20) currently enrolled RACC students and obtaining a letter of recommendation from staff or faculty at RACC. All students, staff and faculty are welcome to attend an SGA meeting and voice their concerns or suggestions. Only members of SGA will be able to vote on the issues raised. In 2005, SGA started its signature "Discount Card Program" by teaming up with local businesses to provide discounts to RACC students, staff and faculty. Check out the SGA page for a current list of participating business. Get your discount card from any SGA member in SUB 112.
Contact: Sue Gelsinger, 610-236-3943
Clubs/Organizations Being Established
Environmental Issues Club
Contact: Kristie Hudzik, 610-607-6242.
Gay Straight Alliance
Contact: Lisa Delong