Lorain County Community College offers an assortment of clubs and organizations on campus. Membership in most of these clubs and organizations are open to any student.
Club Chartering-Start a New Club
If you have a certain passion about something and want to create a place for like-minded students to come together to socialize, share ideas, and work toward common goals, then you might consider starting a club at LCCC. This Club Chartering Packet contains step-by-step information on the process, which includes all necessary documents and supplementary information. Before you go any further however, please look at the active and inactive clubs & organizations listed below or come to the Student Life desk to discuss your club ideas, as there may already be one similar to the club you wish to start.
Club Reactivation (any inactive club/organization)
From semester to semester, some student clubs/organizations become inactive, due to student graduating, lack of student interest, or failure to maintain active club status. Any current LCCC/UP student may reactivate a club by completing the Club Reactivation Packet. This packet contains step-by-step information on the process, which includes all necessary documents and supplementary information.
If you feel inspired to revitalize the club, we encourage you to do so!
How to contact to the Clubs and Organizations
If you are interested and want more information on specific clubs/organizations you can contact them by the emails listed below. If there is not an email listed or the club/organization has not responded to you, contact Student Life for assistance and to get the club/organization status. We can be reached at:
Student Life Information Desk located on the 2nd floor of College Center (CC206)
Please note: clubs/organizations may be on break or have become inactive.
Active Student Clubs
American Society For Microbiology (ASM)
The purpose of this organization shall be to promote student interest and further improve the quality of the Microbiology program at Lorain County Community College, to promote high school student interest in microbiology and their attendance at Lorain County Community College, to provide aid for students in Microbiology at Lorain County Community College with respect to academic curriculum, research, and employment, to promote student participation in local, state, and national ASM meetings, and to provide community services.
The purpose of the Anime Society of LCCC will be to provide its members with quality entertainment in the form of Anime (Japanese Animation) films, as well as other forms of Asian and occasional Western Pop cinema. Also Anime Society intends to hold presentations and workshops in order to educate interested parties from LCCC and the surrounding communities, the art, style, culture, history and lifestyles found in both anime and anime fandom.
Coalition For Christian Outreach (CCO)
The purpose of the CCO at LCCC is to transform college students to transform the world. We call college students to serve Jesus Christ with their entire lives, including their academic studies and vocational pursuits, such that they become a blessing to the people and community around them.
The purpose of Gamers’ Paradise is to create and maintain a positive social environment at LCCC, providing students and community members with social and recreational options and to foster a positive experience on campus.
Improvable Club (formerly known as Ship of Fools Comedy Club)
The purpose of the Improvable Club is to provide an outlet for people to gain confidence, strengthen their public speaking skills, and bolster their stage presence.
The purpose of the Multicultural Club will be to explore and promote an increased understanding of various cultures of the world among the students of Lorain County Community College. Members of the club will have the opportunity to better their leadership abilities through their participation. The club will collaborate with other clubs, as well as the Faculty, teachers, and students of this college to achieve these ends. The activities of the club will extend beyond the college to the community.
Muslim Student Association (MSA)
The purpose of the MSA is to promote awareness regarding the Islamic faith by educating students about Islamic principles and answering questions about the Islamic faith. In addition, members will actively strive to help the community through volunteering and fundraising while simultaneously strengthening the Muslim community at LCCC and the surrounding areas.
Nurses Christian Fellowship
In response to God’s love, grace and truth: The purpose of Nurses Christian Fellowship is to be an organization of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord: to encourage and promote growing in love-for God, God’s word, God’s people of every ethnicity and culture and God’s purposes in the world. To be a fellowship of believers who supports and encourages one another to incorporate Christian principles into daily living and nursing practice through prayer, Bible study and outreach.
Physical Therapy Assistant Association (PTA)
Provides insight into the field through various activities and promotes education and awareness within the members, the campus and the community. Membership in the PTAA is open to any Student at LCCC. Future Plans- To continue with community outreach and education by participating in health fairs for community members.
Student Chapter of the American Dental Hygienists Association (SCADHA I & II)
The purpose of SCADHA I and II is to promote overall community oral health and education by providing the community with dental hygiene services and education to comply with the American Dental Hygiene Association’s mission statement which is “To improve the public’s total health, the mission of ADHA is to advance the art and science of dental hygiene. We work to: Ensure access to quality oral health care; increase awareness of the cost-effective benefits of prevention; promote the highest standards of dental hygiene education, licensure, practice and research; represent and promote the interests of dental hygienists.”
Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA)
The purpose of SOTA is to raise awareness of the occupational therapy profession and the program, as well as provide a support base for the members of the classes.
Student Nursing Association (SNA)
Student Nurse Association functions to have direct input into the demands of nursing education, with influence on health care and practice. Satellite student associations are also at Firelands BGSU, Medina Career Center and Terra Community College. The purpose of SNA is to prepare, organize and present programs of social, cultural, recreational, and educational benefit to our fellow nursing students, the Student Body, and the community.
Students In Recovery (SIR)
The purpose of Students in Recovery is to provide support to the LCCC and UP students who have difficulties with addiction and/or have a family member or friend with any addiction related issues, to provide educational resources and awareness to students in need about recovery, and to provide opportunities for students with alcohol, drug, and other addictive behavior to meet in a safe and confidential environment where they can interact with those who are actively involved with the recovery community.
For information on the Caring Advocates for Recovery Education (CARE Center-BU113D) call extension 4848.
Thrive is a Christian group seeking to provide a spiritual environment for students, united in friendship and fellowship by their faith. Also, through heartfelt worship, group Bible study, meaningful friendships, and service opportunities, Thrive will serve to be a place where LCCC students can grow and thrive in the faith, hope, love and life of Jesus Christ.
The purpose of the Veteran’s Club is to promote the fraternal spirit of the United States Military Veterans through on-campus resources and activities.
Active Student Organizations
Boom Radio (formerly known as Duck Radio)
LCCC Radio – A student-operated internet radio station operating 24 hours a day and offering programs to satisfy many different music tastes. There is some DJ positions for students interested in learning the trade.
We also provide musical entertainment for various campus events activities.
The Collegian is the LCCC student newspaper. The membership is open to any student with an interest in writing, editing, or photography.
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK)
An honorary society interested in promoting academic achievement and fellowship. It is open to both male and female students. Application procedures and induction ceremonies are held in the fall and spring. The purpose of Phi Pi shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among community/junior college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Pi shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.
Psi Beta Honor Society
The purpose of the Psi Beta Chapter is to serve as a means of national recognition of the student’s early interest in and dedication to the field of psychology and to scholastic achievement. Opportunities are provided to become acquainted with and involved with the larger field of psychology. The club offers a forum for developing one’s perspective about psychology and for building a sense of community and identity with others in the field. The club also provides the following opportunities: enhanced leadership skills, student/faculty interaction outside the classroom, research that is encouraged, and programs and services that will benefit the campus and the community.
The Student Senate is a seven-member legislative assembly that allows members of the student body to have a voice in the affairs that affect their everyday college lives. They can be elected and/or appointed. Elections are held each spring. The Student Senate exists to serve the students of LCCC. The Senate serves as a liaison between students and the administration, by bringing the viewpoints, interest, opinions, concerns, issues and suggestions of the students. This ensures that the administration can make informed decisions about institutional facilities, practices, and curriculum. The Student Senate organizes events, activities, and projects and that improve the quality of campus life. In addition, the Senate is responsible for the chartering of new student clubs and organizations. Student Senate general meetings are open all students to attend.
Inactive Student Clubs & Organizations
Acappella Club (inactive)
The purpose of the Acappella Club is to allow students to express themselves through music as well as converge with other talented musicians to perform. Members have the opportunity to learn the styles of Acappella performers. The group learns many different songs from different artists and perform them acappella.
Black Progressive (inactive)
The purpose of Black Progressives is to be an outlet for the common cultural and educational interest of the students of Lorain County Community College who come from an African American background. It is also to give all students interested in multicultural issues an opportunity to learn about various aspects of the African American culture and experience, to create a group for members to foster closer relationships with one another, LCCC campus community and the Community at Large.
Business Club (inactive)
The purpose of the Business Club is to broaden student awareness of and knowledge about the diversity of career options in business and industry; give students an opportunity to meet and learn from business executives and employers; expand students’ knowledge’ about the various types of businesses and how they operate in the “real world;” and introduce students to potential employers.
Cru is a group of students united in friendship and fellowship by their faith in Christ. Cru is an interdenominational, student, Christian group seeking to provide a spiritual environment for students.
Digital Forensics And Cybercrime (inactive)
The purpose of this club is to explore and promote careers in digital forensics and cybercrime prevention and to learn about new and existing technologies as well as laws related to these fields.
Environmental Awareness Council (inactive)
The purpose of this club is to provide information and resources necessary in promoting environmental stewardship on a personal and community level to individuals who are interested in learning about their local and greater environment.
Envision, Play, Interact, Create (E.P.I.C.) (inactive)
E.P.I.C. is an organization that promotes socialization through tabletop and live action gaming. The organization includes opportunities to play trading card games, tabletop games and live action role playing games with others of the same interest as well as those who are just curious about the club and want to come have fun hanging out and meeting new people with similar interests.
The club is open to all LCCC students who are interested in exploring careers in the business world. This is done by activities such as guest speakers, seminars, and company tours. Students can have active roles in the contact of companies and learn leadership skills.
Lorain Writers Society (inactive)
The purpose of this club is to promote poetry and creative writing in all forms and encourage members to appreciate, write and express themselves through creative writing. The club will serve as an educational forum for poets and writers of all kinds by holding workshops and discussing the various forms of poetry, prose and creative writing.
Los Unidos (inactive)
Through open discussions and activities, the Los Unidos Club attempts to bring the student body closer together in the development of the Hispanic culture. The purpose of Los Unidos is to provide the opportunity for the cultural and educational exploration of the numerous and varied aspects of the Hispanic/Latino culture for all students receiving their education at Lorain County Community College.
Pre-Law Club (inactive)
The purpose of the Pre-Law Club is for students currently pursuing a legal interest designed to enhance their opportunities and Law School applications. The Pre-Law Club will also help members prepare for law school, learn about the legal field and strengthen their law school applications through volunteering while developing future friendships and leadership skills.
Pre-Med Club (inactive)
Pre-Med Club is an organization for students currently pursuing a medical interest designed to enhance their opportunities and Medical School applications. The Pre-Med Club will help members to prepare for Medical School. Members will learn about the medical field and strengthen their Medical School applications through volunteering while developing future friendships and leadership skills.
The PRIDE Club (People Respecting Individual Diversity Everywhere) encourages people to be open about who they are and accepting of who others are. The club does fundraising for AIDS, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, and other organizations in need. The club holds weekly meetings to discuss outings and special community events to encourage individual diversity.
Skill Toys Club (inactive)
The purpose of the Skill Toys Club is to give an open outlet to teach and further the use of skill toys such as Yoyos, Kendamas, Dioblos, juggling items, hacky sacks, and spin tops. The club is open to other skill toys but they must be approved first before use at the meetings. Skill toys are a great way to stay active and strengthen hand eye coordination. By having a club available to the student body of LCCC, it greatly helps promote the use of skill toys and hobby culture involved around them. The club also finds that many people learn skill toys much easier when having in person demonstrations, which will be open to anyone who attends.
Society For Success (inactive)
The Society seeks to empower students to achieve their academic and life goals; to work on overcoming the obstacles that might stand in the way; to overcome abuse; to promote a positive outlook on life.
Society of Professional Journalist (SPJ) (inactive)
The Society of Professional Journalists is dedicated to the perpetuation of a free press as the cornerstone of our nation and our liberty. Also, SPJ has a purpose to connect student journalists to professionals within the regional and national SPJ organization, to encourage diversity in journalism, to inspire successive generations of talented individuals to become dedicated journalists, to provide educational opportunities for student journalists who want to learn more about the industry, and to promote student involvement in journalism.
Socrates Café (inactive)
Socrates is a club for people from different backgrounds to get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences while embracing the central theme of Socrates; the idea that we learn more than we question and question with others.
Table Tennis Club (inactive)
The purpose of this club is to allow every LCCC student the opportunity to play, practice and participate in Table Tennis. The Table Tennis Club will strive to represent LCCC in the best possible manner in any competitions, tournaments, and community service.
Young Life (inactive)
Young Life is a non-denominational, Christian organization committed to impacting students’ lives and preparing them for the future. Young Life trains and equips college volunteers to run meetings at area high schools and middle schools in order to give the students the opportunity to hear about Jesus Christ, and to help them grow in their faith. Young Life provides college students with an oppo1tunity for both fellowship and outreach. The purpose of the Lorain County chapter will be to have a yearlong fellowship program where individuals are taught the fundamentals of Christianity and Young Life. These individuals will meet to discuss Christian and Young Life principles. When people become leaders after going through background checks by the Young Life national branch, they will have the opportunity to speak to the community about Young Life.