Recognized Clubs - Spring 2014

Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society

Alpha Gamma Sigma, or AGS, is the California Junior Community College Scholastic Honor Society. The AGS Omega Chapter at City College was established in 1938 with the purpose of recognizing academic excellence, providing cultural and social events for members, and volunteering our services to the college and the community at large.

Club Meeting Information

3-4 PM

Tuesdays

MUB 330

Club Contact Information

www.agsomega.com

Club Email:          agsccsf@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       ckox@ccsf.edu

 

AMSA Pre Med

AMSA CCSF is an official American Medical Student Association chapter that nurtures a supportive community dedicated to empowering students to make a positive change in the community through medicine. We offer our members unique opportunities to shadow a surgeon, nurse, or other healthcare professional. We also hold presentations by guest speakers in the medical field, share internship and volunteer opportunities, go on offsite trips, and share information about medical and MCAT testing. Please join us in an exciting year of pre medicine!

Club Meeting Information

10:00AM

Fridays

MUB 180

Club Contact Information

amsa.org

Club Email:          citycollegepremed@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       solow.mike@gmail.com

 

Anime and Manga Club

In the Anime and Manga Club, we provide an opportunity for like minded people to meet together in informal discussions about various subjects regarding anime and manga in a safe and friendly environment. We are an active student run organization consisting of dedicated students who share a common interest of anime. We hope to share and grow our knowledge of anime and manga as our club continues to grow from this sprout that we have just planted together.

Club Meeting Information

2:00pm - 5:00pm

Every Friday

MUB 230

Club Contact Information

www.facebook.com/groups/ccsfanime

Club Email:          ccsfanime@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       drchan@ccsf.edu

 

Apalu Club

We strive to develop the academic and critical leadership skills of Asian American and Pacific Islander students. Our goal is to empower students through collaborative efforts and service to our communities. APALU believes that all students are potential leaders. Everyone is welcome.

Club Meeting Information

TBA

First Mondays of the Month

TBA

Club Contact Information

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&ved=0CCYQFjAA&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fpage

Club Email:          apalu.club@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       mcanlas@ccsf.edu

 

ARCS

Our mission is to provide a department based resource for the architecture dept. student body. through our efforts we aim to help students develop and hone their physical and digital skills. We are here to make students feel at home through department events and opportunities while preparing students for transfer with workshops and seminars. We are ARCS

Club Meeting Information

12-Oct

Tues/Thurs

Batmale Rm. 246

Club Contact Information

https://www.facebook.com/groups/arcssf/

Club Email:          arccsf@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       achandle@gmail.com

 

Astro-Nerds

The Astro-Nerd club is here to provide CCSF students the window into the world of Astronomy. There are resources on the fourth floor of the science building that are little known by the majority of the student body and the Astro-Nerds want to invite them in. The club activities are a space to congregate and explore the expansive subject of Astronomy and broaden horizons beyond the class environment. As a member of the Astro-Nerd club, participants will have access to hands-on experiences around the Astronomy department.

Club Meeting Information

5-6pm

The 2nd and 4th Mondays of every month

Planetarium, 2406

Club Contact Information

www.facebook.com/groups/astronerdsccsf/

Club Email:          astronerdsccsf@googlegroups.com

Advisor Email:       trigg@ccsf.edu

 

BIBLOS

We are a reading club interested in contemporary French or Francophone literature that likes to explore recent works (within the last decade or so) from living, breathing authors --all in their original French language. Over the years, we have spanned a broad, challenging, and always interesting range of literary genres. As individuals, we form a strong community of readers sharing a passion for words, the music and rhythm of language, good narratives and imperfect heroes

Club Meeting Information

6:30-8:30 PM

Every other Thursday night.

Downtown (TBA, still waiting...)

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          biblos.fr@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       ehaight@ccsf.edu

 

Café Musée

The Café Musée was created eighteen years ago by evening students who wanted to have more opportunities to speak French. We discuss paintings from different periods or styles or go to art museums. We also invite local artists (painters, printmakers, sculptors) to talk about their work, explain their techniques and creative process. Our campus-wide presentations have become very popular at the Ocean campus!

Club Meeting Information

4:00-6:00 PM

Mondays.

At a student's place.

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          cafemusee@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       reneemorel@gmail.com

 

CCSF Chinese Student Association

CCSF Chinese Student Association (CCSF CSA) is the student organization that opens to all Chinese students who are enrolled and are in academic progress at  City College of San Francisco. To all members of CCSF CSA, we proudly promise services as followed: 1. Resources and information about academic and student activities, both in English and Chinese, shall be provided and updated for all CCSF Chinese students for the purpose of their better adaption to campus life.2. Mentor group services in English, Mandarin, Cantonese and other Chinese major dialects shall be held regularly to assist Chinese students to pursue academic and social success in the future.3. Volunteer activities, community services and other social activities shall be organized to help students to build a better connection to society.4. Members of CCSF CSA shall be provided with opportunities to cultivate their skills of leadership and communication so that they will have the ability to fit in their roles in society in the future.

Club Meeting Information

3:00 - 4:00 PM

Monday (Bi-weekly)

Please visit our website for the latest meeting information.

Club Contact Information

http://ccsfcsa.com

Club Email:          PR@ccsfcsa.com

Advisor Email:       slian@ccsf.edu

 

CCSF Coders

The CCSF Coders is a body of students who engaged in computer programming. We help advise fellow students regarding career paths and resources needed to pursue them. The Bay Area has a bustling hacker community and we actively participate through workshops, conferences, meetups, hackathons and more. We also organize speakers & study groups, share internship & employment opportunities. In a social environment, members can develop their coding skills, share the projects they're working on, find partners to work with, and enjoy the company of coders.

Club Meeting Information

4-6pm

Tuesdays and Thursdays

Batmale 413

Club Contact Information

www.ccsf.edu/coders

Club Email:          coders@mail.ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       cpersiko@ccsf.edu

 

CCSF Engineering Club

The club seeks to promote the Engineering field through weekly meetings and field trips, and to support those pursuing a future in the Engineering disciplines at CCSF and within the Bay Area local community.

Club Meeting Information

4:30pm

Tuesdays weekly

Science 49

Club Contact Information

https://www.facebook.com/pages/CCSF-Engineering-Club/273922214633

Club Email:          mtan5@mail.ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       kmueller@ccsf.edu

 

CCSF Green Core

CCSF Green Core is a collective organization that represents its diverse community and works on educating the students about issues revolving around food sustainability and clean & renewable energy systems. We are an Associated Student Club dedicated to environmental, social and economic issues at City College of San Francisco and the SF Bay community. The Green Core is dedicated to implementing sustainability at CCSF through empowering students to become leaders in the green movement. As a pathway to green collar jobs we continue to implement sustainability through hands-on coursework on the local, state and national level.

Club Meeting Information

3:00 PM

Tuesdays

Nelson Mandela MCRC

Club Contact Information

https://www.facebook.com/CCSFGreen

Club Email:          ccsfgreencorps@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       carla.grandy@mail.ccsf.edu

 

CCSF Linux User Group

The CCSF Linux User Group (LUG) is a group of people that use and promote the Linux OS, varying in experience in abilities. We aim to expand our knowledge, expose more people to Linux, and gather like-minded individuals.

Club Meeting Information

4:00-6:00pm

Thursdays

Batmale Hall in 413

Club Contact Information

ccsf.edu/lug

Club Email:          lug@mail.ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       gboyd@ccsf.edu

 

CCSF Math Club

To engage and excite students about mathematics, and to support mathematical culture.

Club Meeting Information

2-3 p.m.

Every Friday

TBD

Club Contact Information

www.ccsfmath.com

Club Email:          alice.stevens@mail.ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       astevens@ccsf.edu

 

ccsfBiotechnologyClub

Our mission is to advise and prepare for careers in the biotechnology field. Through workshops, field trips, and social networking, we strive to obtain internships and jobs for our members. We work with the Biotechnology Program at City College of San Francisco – reaching out and promoting interest in biotechnology via social networking services, fundraisers, campus-wide activities, and participation in both FRISCO Day and Unity Day.

Club Meeting Information

to be determined (TBD)

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Club Contact Information

sites.google.com/site/ccsfBiotechClub

Club Email:          ccsfBiotechClub@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       czimmerm@ccsf.edu

 

Economic and Political Science

The Economics and Political Science Club is a grassroots organization at City College of San Francisco, which welcomes students from all parts of the world to participate in expressing their views on Politics, Economics, Business, Community, Race, Gender and topics related to societal interactions.

Club Meeting Information

2:00pm

First and third Wednesdays of the month

MUB 230

Club Contact Information

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Economics-Political-Science-Club-at-CCSF/340480055993688

Club Email:          Econ.PoliScie@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       dorr@mail.ccsf.edu

 

F-1 Club

To connect international students with each other by sharing different cultures and helping them adapt to American culture, while creating a friendly and nurturing environment for students from all over the world. Provide them with assistance in navigating the CCSF system as well as the city of San Francisco.

Club Meeting Information

2PM

1st and 3rd Friday of the month

MUB 361

Club Contact Information

https://www.facebook.com/pages/CCSF-F1-Club/

Club Email:          iscdmentorship@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       dgelera@ccsf.edu

 

Forum Literary Magazine

Forum is a literary journal that serves the City College of San Francisco community. Dedicated to providing a platform for the contemporary, urban voices of our institution, Forum collects, edits and publishes quality works of literature and the visual arts as produced by the CCSF family - publication is open to any who have ever been involved with the school, whether as student, educator or employee.

Club Meeting Information

6:40pm-9:30pm

Wednesday

ART 310

Club Contact Information

www.forumccsf.org

Club Email:          editor@forumccsf.org

Advisor Email:       jsbrych@ccsf.edu

 

Gamers Gathering

Our mission is to promote camaraderie through gaming and play. We are dedicated to offering a place for students to have fun and relax as well as help build and foster a growing community. All students are welcome.

Club Meeting Information

2:00pm

Friday

Student Union, room 208

Club Contact Information

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ccsfgamersgathering/

Club Email:          ccsfgamersgathering@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       sbyee@ccsf.edu

 

Gender Diversity Project

Gender Diversity Project is part of the HIV/STI Prevention Studies program at CCSF. The Gender Diversity Project (GDP) is designed to work in service to and in collaboration with transgender communities at CCSF and beyond. Our mission it to dismantle the stereotypes that perpetuate fear, discrimination, harassment, and violence. Our goal is to work together in support, education and advocacy projects to ensure the dignity and human rights that we all deserve.

Club Meeting Information

11am-1pm

biweekly Fridays

Link Center MUB 301

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          ethompso@ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       jmarinof@ccsf.edu

 

Global Brigades CCSF

Global Brigades is a national non-profit organization focused on improving life of people living in other countries. Global Brigades CCSF is a chapter focused on providing medical and dental services to people who need access to health care but who are unable to afford it. This year, we will be fundraising for a brigade to Honduras in mid-June to assist doctors and dentists on a week long brigade. Our volunteers come from different academic and cultural backgrounds and we wish to foster an awareness in our communities, and outside of our communities, in preventative and global healthcare.

Club Meeting Information

3-4 on Wed, 12-1 on Fri

Wednesday and Friday

MUB 330

Club Contact Information

N/a

Club Email:          globalbrigadesccsf@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       dangchem@gmail.com

 

Historia

Our group is interested in discussing films or pictures (whether photos, paintings, caricatures, artefacts, etc.) related to some aspect of French history --in French. This forum provides us with a stimulating opportunity to network, practice the language outside the classroom (especially now that classes have been cut), and share view about historical and political events of the distant or recent past. We are proud to bring cultural events to CCSF!

Club Meeting Information

6:30-8:30 PM

Once a month and occasional week-end.

Downtown (Michele Uzeta hasn't given us a room yet!)

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          leclubhistoria@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       reneemorel@gmail.com

 

International Girls Progressive Association

Today, in the modern society, women can be as successful as men and have outstanding contributions to the world. Our goal is to motivate girls to explore different interests and practice leadership skills, to become independent, knowledgeable, talented, and creative. Our mission is to develop ourselves, enrich our experiences at CCSF and beyond, and have a happy, healthy, and successful life.

Club Meeting Information

2-3:30 P.M.

Fridays

MUB 357

Club Contact Information

http://ccsfigpa.wix.com/ccsfigpa

Club Email:          ccsfigpa@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       zgood@mail.ccsf.edu

 

Japanese Culture Club

Provide a place for people to learn about modern and traditional Japanese Culture. Also give a place for Japanese students from Japan to gather and meet new people. We'll have club meetings, events and guest speakers to teach people about Japanese culture

Club Meeting Information

12:00pm

Meetings will be announced on webpage

MUB 230

Club Contact Information

https://www.facebook.com/groups/110985689052719/

Club Email:          ccsfjcc@hotmail.com

Advisor Email:       mmatsumu@ccsf.edu

 

K pop&drama

K pop&drama club is for people who love Korean pop and drama. we are to help students socially. We provide an opportunities for students to contact diverse cultures at club meeting. Our club contributes to cultural diversity of school though volunteering service at CCSF.

Club Meeting Information

1-3 p.m.

every Friday

TBA

Club Contact Information

www.facebook.com/kopopdrama

Club Email:          kopopdrama@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       adecordo@ccsf.edu

 

Korean Students Association (KSA)

It is a cultural club for students from South Korea. Main goal is to provide information and to help each other to acclimate to new environment. We will be sharing school information and living information. Also we will be doing different activities and open events that introduces Korean culture.

Club Meeting Information

3pm-4pm

Every Other Thursdays

MUB 340

Club Contact Information

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ccsfkoreans/

Club Email:          ksaccsf@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       smayers@ccsf.edu

 

Le Cercle Français

Our goal is to organize events pertaining to the French language and the Francophone culture and opened to all students of City College. In the past, we have offered discount tickets to plays, exhibitions, movie festivals and the opera of San Francisco. We have also encouraged students to eat at City College restaurants.

Club Meeting Information

1 to 2pm

Wednesdays

A304

Club Contact Information

https://www.facebook.com/groups/cerclefrancaisdeCCSF/

Club Email:          imotamed@ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       imotamed@ccsf.edu

 

Muslim Student Association

To promote and have a safe place for Muslims to practice their religion. Also to clear up the misconceptions of what people think about Islam. To educate people of what Islam is and the beliefs.

Club Meeting Information

1:00pm 2:30pm

Friday

MLK room G

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          msaccsf3@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       eosborne@ccsf.edu

 

Nursing Students Association

This club will give broad opportunities for nursing students to make a difference through providing innovative community healthcare and education to individuals and families in urban neighborhoods in the San Francisco bay area. This club aims to prepare students to expand the educational lessons and skills learned in nursing school to real life situations affecting the world. The students in our club will volunteer in events that impact lives and promote the well being of others through different healthcare related events.

Club Meeting Information

12:30 p.m.

Every Monday

Nursing Department Cloud Hall Room 340

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          abehrooz@mail.ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       ecromey@ccsf.edu

 

Ourstories Club

Promoting the idea that by sharing our personal stories we can overcome stereotyping and ot6her forms of oppression such as bullying.

Club Meeting Information

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Thursday

MUB 140/Smith Hall 103

Club Contact Information

facebook.com/ourstories

Club Email:          erivas@mail.ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       tokoninala@gmail.com

 

PEACE (Pilipinos for Education, Arts, Culture, & Empowerment)

As Filipinos for education, arts, culture, and empowerment (a.k.a. "PEACE"), we strive for diversity in our community to bring in individual and traditional Filipino values. PEACE exists, not only for Filipinos, but for those who want to learn about Filipinos as individuals and work together as a community of leaders.

Club Meeting Information

2-Dec

Fridays

TULAY (Cloud Hall Rm 363)

Club Contact Information

www.facebook.com/ccsf.peace

Club Email:          ccsf.peace@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       imack@ccsf.edu

 

Physics Club

To establish a community of CCSF physics students and faculty, past and present, who get together for lectures, field trips, projects, course help, movies and other events which promote the incredibly awesome world of physics!

Club Meeting Information

4-5pm

1st and 3rd Mondays of every month.

SCIE 113

Club Contact Information

https://sites.google.com/a/mail.ccsf.edu/leilah-mccarthy/ccsf-physics-club

Club Email:          ccsfphysics@googlegroups.com

Advisor Email:       leilah.mccarthy@mail.ccsf.edu

 

Poetry for the People

Poetry for the People Club mission is to expose individuals to who are not normally exposed to poetry. To build community, encourage expression, and create an atmosphere of positive energy.

Club Meeting Information

3:00-4:30 p.m.

Fridays

Batmale Hall Rm 203

Club Contact Information

ccsfpoetryforthepeople/facebook

Club Email:          rmcglown@mail.ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       lmuller@ccsf.edu

 

Project SAFE

For several decades, Project SAFE has led the peer education component of the HIV/STI Prevention Studies program at CCSF. Project SAFE activities and services over the years have included classroom presentations, safer sex fairs, Transgender Awareness Day and World AIDS Day campus wide events and HIV counseling and testing. Project SAFE peer educators continue to provide a supportive environment in the Link Center: Linking Learning and Action Peer Activity room, in which students share information and meet with other students to enhance health education related class projects. The educators/club members provide HIV/STI prevention services as well as community and campus resources including job referrals, health care resources, educational opportunities, and substance use/abuse, harm reduction and safer sex information.

Club Meeting Information

10am-12noon

Bi weekly Fridays

Link Center MUB 301

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          ethompso@ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       jmarinof@ccsf.edu

 

Project SURVIVE

The club is open to students interested in promoting healthy dating relationships and in ending all forms of intimate partner abuse/violence. We sponsor campus-wide events that give students the opportunities to speak out about rape and battery in relationships. We encourage students to speak about these issues in public forums, such as rallies and conferences.

Club Meeting Information

3-4 p.m.

First Monday of the month

Cloud 402 or Cloud 339

Club Contact Information

N/A

Club Email:          N/A

Advisor Email:       lsimon@ccsf.edu

 

SACNAS CCSF Chapter (Society for the Advancement of Chicano Hispanics and Native Americans in Science)

SACNAS is an organization that is dedicated to increasing the number of minorities attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in science. We strive to foster a community that provides solidarity amongst those in the science community within City College of San Francisco. We offer tours of graduate schools, workshops, and guest speakers from academia and industry. We are open to everyone and encourage all students to join.

Club Meeting Information

12:00-1:00

Fridays

MUB 361

Club Contact Information

www.facebook.com/sacnasccsf

Club Email:          sacnasccsf@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       rdrucker@ccsf.edu

 

SHINE Club

SHINE Club belong to Project SHINE that is a service learning program which gives CCSF students an opportunity to coach in ESL, citizenship, and literacy non-credit class. SHINE Club has strengthened the SHINE community by providing support to new coaches as well as leadership & scholarship opportunity.

Club Meeting Information

2:00-3:00pm

every month last Friday

Batmale Hall 366

Club Contact Information

Facebook.com/projectshinesf

Club Email:          projectshine@mail.ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       projectshine@mail.ccsf.edu

 

Socratic Society

The Socratic society is a collection of individuals from diverse backgrounds who will represent and voice their opinions on significant societal issues. The club aims to enlighten its club members on these pressing issues by analysing and discussing these matters from a philosophical and educational standpoint. We aim to motivate and challenge our club members to be important players in society to be better communicators and to voice their opinions to create a safe and better future for communities like CCSF and San Francisco as a whole. We plan to hold campus wide events to address areas of considerable controversy and shed light on important issues to community members.

Club Meeting Information

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Tuesday

Cloud 208B

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          jtram@mail.ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       nsteele@ccsf.edu

 

Student Association of Alchemy

To promote chemistry within the community and expand people’s knowledge about the subject and opportunities which involve chemistry.The club is aimed  toward people who either have an interest in chemistry or would like to know more about the subject. One of the main goals of the club is to provide a community in which people of the similar interests can join a group and have the support they need to excel in their academic pursuits.

Club Meeting Information

TBA

Thursdays

TBA

Club Contact Information

facebook.com/saaccsf

Club Email:          saaccsf@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       bwong@ccsf.edu

 

Student Campus Police Officers

The main objective for our club, is for the student officers to gain experience in police department field work.We will be learning how to communicate with not only students, faculty and visitors, but also learn how to communicate with the actual police dispatch & peace officers on campus using codes and descriptions learned in class ADMJ 70A. We will be issuing citations for illegal parking, roaming buildings to make sure things are going smoothly, showing people around, and reporting anything suspicious or out of the ordinary to the Campus Peace Officers.

Club Meeting Information

2-3PM

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Cloud Hall room 103

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          blouie2@mail.ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       Jconnors@ccsf.edu

 

Students Advocating For Equity

Our objective is to create equal opportunity in education for AB-540 students: recognize the benefits of the DREAM ACT: and to raise awarness amoung the CCSF community about the struggles and needs of AB-540 students.

Club Meeting Information

11:00 AM                          

Thursdays

V.I.D.A Resource Center

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          ccsfsafe09@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       Lsilva@ccsf.edu


Students Making A Change

SMAC's mission is to dramatically increase education opportunities for African American, Latino and Pacific Islander students at CCSF. SMAC will actively participate in activities that focus on decreasing the achievement gap and racial inequity at CCSF and the surrounding community.

Club Meeting Information

2pm-3pm

2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month

Student Union

Club Contact Information

fixcitycollege.org

Club Email:          smacccsf@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       shuntsma@ccsf.edu

 

Students Teaching Students

STS's mission is to promote students' leadership and teaching skills through democratic education practices by providing students a ground to develop their own workshops, teach one another and learn from one another.

Club Meeting Information

from 12:30pm-2:00pm

Every Tuesday

Family Resource Center

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          eachoneteachoneccsf@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       tfaulkne@ccsf.edu

 

Women In Science & Engineering

To promote and support women in their pursuit of a degree within the scientific fields. To build a community within City College where smart women are appreciated and encouraged. To increase awareness of the difficulties faced by women when entering a typically male-dominated field. To encourage passionate pursuit of knowledge despite social barriers encountered.

Club Meeting Information

3:30pm

2nd and 4th Tuesdays

SCI 143

Club Contact Information

www.ccsf.edu/wise

Club Email:          wkaufmyn@ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       wkaufmyn@ccsf.edu

 

World Music Club

World Music Club’s goal is promoting culture diversity by holding music performances. We provide the chances of learning different kinds of ethnical music to CCSF students. At the same time, the club members also can improve their leadership skills when they organize those performances.

Club Meeting Information

3-4pm.

Every Friday

Creative Art 146A

Club Contact Information

WMC (Facebook)

Club Email:          worldmusicclub@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       blim@ccsf.edu

 

Younglife

Young Life is a great way to meet new people, do fun things and continue to explore your faith while at CCSF.

Club Meeting Information

2-3PM

Tuesday

MUB 150

Club Contact Information

https://www.facebook.com/YounglifeCCSF

Club Email:          ylcollegesf@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       jschatz@ccsf.edu