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Student Clubs

Why should you be involved in a campus club?


Research shows that involvement in co-curricular activities is a
key component to a student’s success.

Participation in clubs offers opportunities to learn more about the campus, fosters connections to faculty and staff members, and builds loyalty to the campus.

It also assists with meeting new friends and interacting with others, provides constructive co-curricular, social, and recreational opportunities, as well as complimenting the classroom by allowing practical application of classroom concepts, theories, and principles.

Leadership skills

Participating in clubs helps you develop skills employers are seeking.

It enhances self-initiative, independence, responsibility, and time-management, promotes the development of leadership skills, confidence in social skills, and provides practical experience in collaboration, teamwork, and being an effective group member.

View the list of clubs below or visit the club handbook and forms page to get more information or to access the forms needed to operate your club.


Accounting and Business Association

Advisor: TG Imo
This club creates opportunities to experience and participate in functions and activities that will prove beneficial to the development of each member’s professional goals. The club provides an opportunity to broaden and expand the knowledge, skills, and awareness of its members, as well as provide an opportunity to become part of a group. 

Active Minds

Advisor: Joe Smith
Active Minds works to utilize the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses. They provide information and resources regarding mental health and mental illness, encourage students to seek help as soon as it is needed, and serves as liaison between students and the mental health community.

African-Latino Society (ALS)

Advisor: Seth Thompson
The mission of the African-Latino Society/La Sociedad Africana-Latina is to promote the political, social, economic, and cultural interests of ALANA students in the TC3 College community. ALS will foster a collaborative dialogue and relationship with the administration of TC3, as well as with student organizations at SUNY Cortland and other regional colleges.

Alpha Omega Christian Fellowship

Advisor: Israel Cosgrove
This club allows students to come together to study the Bible and its message of love and forgiveness through the Lord Jesus Christ. The club meets Mondays at noon in room 286 and Fridays at 7 p.m. in Building D's fourth floor classroom.

Art Club

Advisor: Harry Littell and Keith Millman
The art club has a goal of exploring art in real life. Art is expressing your creativity in ways you couldn’t before. We encourage all students who want to explore their artistic side to join and experience different forms of art.

Cinema Club

Advisor: Christine Guest
The Cinema Club explores educational opportunities in the film industry and provides members with hands-on activities related to film making.


Advisor: Jody Feavearyear
This club promotes theater, examines different types of performance, and educates others about drama and theater.

Early Childhood Club

Advisor: Carol Sammis
The Early Childhood Club allows students that have an interest in working with kids to get in touch with their inner child.

Game Design Club

Advisor: Keith Millman and Mark Grimm
The Game Design club would like to develop games for multiple systems. Especially for Apple ios, Android, PC and Mac.


Advisor: Ali Beach
It is the mission of the TC3 Gay-Straight Alliance to foster an atmosphere of acceptance, understanding, and respect at TC3 and in the community at large. Also, the GSA aims to educate about safe sex practices, dispel myths about LGBTQ peoples, and provide unparalleled support to their membership. The club meets Monday and Wednesdays at noon in Room 280C.

Hospitality and Restaurant Association

Advisor: Marcia Patitucci Waffner
The mission of the Hotel and Restaurant Association is to provide its members with educational and social activities, professional development opportunities in a friendly, hospitable environment. Each semester the HRA plans several different events from cooking classes to overnight trips, guest speakers and participating in school events. It is the HRA’s goal to explore as many different aspects of the hospitality industry as possible.

Intercultural Club

Advisor: Christine Iacobucci
The goal of the Intercultural club is to create awareness and sensitivity towards all ethnic and cultural groups on campus and in the community.

Nursing Club

Advisor: Sandra Moser
The Nursing Club promotes leadership and professionalism in nursing by exploring issues related to nursing, health care, and nursing education. The club supports the personal development of its members and creates networking opportunities.

Otaku Café

Advisor: Ken Whitener
This club explores the culture and traditions of Japan with special interest in fashion and anime.

Outdoor Adventure Club

Advisor: Pat Mercer
This club provides its members with an opportunity to enrich their lives through outdoor activities. Not only do members create good memories and friendships; ideals such as an appreciation for the environment, leadership, trust, and fair play are either learned or enhanced.

Residents Hall Association

Advisor: Stacy Cowart
The Residents Hall Association brings together the Resident Assistants at the college. Here, we can combine leadership, program, and problem solving ideas.

Sport Management Club

Advisor: Larry Chase
The Sport Management Club creates an experiential learning opportunity for students interested in the sports industry. They promote interest and broaden awareness, and provide a forum for discussion of topics related to sport management.

Students Acting for a Greener Earth (SAGE)

Advisor: Kelly Wessell
SAGE encourages and educates the college, community, and individuals regarding sustainability practices and issues.

Thirst Project

Advisor: Patrick Sewell
Almost one billion people in the world don’t have access to safe drinking water. Take part by joining the TC3 chapter to help stop this worldwide problem.

Writer's Guild

Advisor: Ron Starmer
Writer’s Guild improves, enriches, and inspires members' writing, while striving to increase community awareness of writing skills. The club meets Fridays at noon in room 280E.


MeetUps are simply opportunities for students, faculty, and staff who share a common interest to get together on a regular basis. They don’t program, travel, or fundraise – but MeetUp groups do enjoy gathering over a shared passion.

If you’re interested in hosting a meetup – fill out the MeetUp form and turn it in to the Student Activities Office in the TC3 Student Center.