Recognized Clubs - Spring 2016

ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals for America) CCSF Chapter

ALPFA CCSF Chapter is part of the largest Latino professional organization in the nation (72,000 members). This is a Latino and business based organization. The mission is to create opportunities, resources, and relationships for its members, business partners, and the greater community. We will deliver quality student programs focused on professional development. In doing so, we will enhance Latino leadership in the global workforce.

Club Meeting Information

4-6 PM

Every other Wednesday

LSN Center

Club Contact Information

N/A

Club Email:          alpfa.ccsf@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       javila@ccsf.edu

 

Alpha Beta Gamma

The purpose of Alpha Beta Gramma shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among junior and community college students in business curricula at accredited two-year colleges. Working toward this goal Alpha Beta Gamma shall provide an opportunity for the development of leadership and service, foster an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas, provide lively fellowship for scholars, and strive towards the stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.

Club Meeting Information

0.125

Alternating Thursdays

MUB 330

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          zetabeta.abg@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       dmullen@ccsf.edu

 

Alpha Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter

The Omega chapter at City College was established on the Phelan campus in the 1930's 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. For over 60 years we have awarded scholarships, provided opportunities for students to build lasting friendships, and sponsored campus service projects.

Club Meeting Information

3:00pm-4:00pm

Every other Tuesday

MUB 330

Club Contact Information

http://www.agsomega.com

Club Email:          agsccsf@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       ckox@ccsf.edu

 

ARCS

Architecture Club

Club Meeting Information

12:00 PM

Wed

Batmale 245

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          arcssf@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       achandle@ccsf.edu

 

BIBLOS

We are interested in reading contemporary Francophone literature in the original French language. Our club, which has been in existence since 2010, has now read over thirty books in very different genres: autobiography, detective story, historical novel, Haitian poetry, humorous stories, novella, etc. The meetings give us a great opportunity to learn about other times and other cultures while increasing our vocabulary immensely, making friends and practicing the language outside the classroom. We love great stories and imperfect heroes!

Club Meeting Information

6:30-8:00 PM

Every other Thursday evening.

Downtown campus, RM B33

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          biblos.fr@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       ehaight@ccscf.edu

 

Black Student Union

The City College of San Francisco Black Student Union is an organization which seeks to promote academic excellence, critical cultural/social consciousness, and a sense of community among Black Students. The Black Student Union is more than just a club, it is a community of positive support for students at CCSF. It is our mission to celebrate, recognize, educate, and act upon our diverse cultures, politics, and talents, and to support all students in their pursuit of personal and academic success.

Club Meeting Information

3:00-4:30pm

Wednesdays

TBA

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          bsu.ccsf@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       adunn@ccsf.edu

 

Café Musée

We are interested in both art and the French language. We meet to discuss exhibits that are in town or themes in aesthetics or paintings, prints, sculptures, installations, etc., by Western artists of any country or period. We like to explore the work of artists that are not well known to the general public. Last semester, our two campus-wide events (presentations on "Lovis Corinth: Between Impressionism and Expressionism" and "James Tissot: From Profane to Sacred Art") were extremely well received.

Club Meeting Information

5:00-7:00 PM.

On Mondays.

At a student's place, by rotation.

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          cafemusee@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       reneemorel@gmail.com

 

CCSF Biotechnology Club

The mission of the CCSF Biotechnology Club is to revive the club and restore the idea that networking and discussion will encourage success among Biotechnology students as well as other students interested in this branch of science (curiosity, education or career). The club will provide students with opportunities to come into contact with alumni, recruiters, professors and other influential people that will assist students to learn more about the field of biotechnology from a multitude of perspectives. In addition the club will provide resources through an online webform, keeping students up-to-date with the current happenings at CCSF with a focus on Biotechnology. Lastly, the club will allow students to visit laboratories and other companies on field trips to experience first-hand the environment of a biotechnological institute.

Club Meeting Information

1pm-3pm

Friday

science 113

Club Contact Information

https://sites.google.com/a/mail.ccsf.edu/ccsf-biotech-club/

Club Email:          ccsfbiotechnologyclub@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       carin.zimmerman@mail.ccsf.edu

 

CCSF Coders

The CCSF Coders Club is an organization dedicated to providing students with resources and a social network of individuals interested in computer programming. We actively participate in the professional community through meetups, conferences, workshops, talks, and more.We organize speakers & study groups, share internships & employment opportunities so that we may help our members gain the experiences necessary to start their careers. At our meetings, we provide a fun social environment, where members can develop their coding skills, share projects they are working on, find partners to collaborate with, and enjoy the company of other coders.

Club Meeting Information

4-7pm

Wednesdays 4-7pm BATL 453

BATL 453

Club Contact Information

ccsf.edu/coders

Club Email:          coders@mail.ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       cpersiko@ccsf.edu

 

CCSF HACKERS

CCSF_HACKERS club mission is to educate anyone that wants to learn more about information security. We hope to nurture a community of curious professionals evaluating and exploring the many areas that infosec envelopes. We seek to encourage and engage students of CCSF with information on how to secure their digital lives and protect their assets from online threats and scams.

Club Meeting Information

5pm on Mondays

Mondays at 5pm

SCIE 214

Club Contact Information

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/ccsf-hacking

Club Email:          ccsf_hackers@mail.ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       sam.bowne@gmail.com

 

CCSF Meditation Group

Our mission is to learn and share our experiences through mediation. All levels of experience are welcome to practice relaxation, concentration and mindfulness.

Club Meeting Information

1:10:00 PM

Fridays

Arts Extension Room 180

Club Contact Information

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1554067218254529/

Club Email:

Advisor Email:       dkeast@ccsf.edu

 

CCSF Photo Club

The club is open to all students of the Photography Department of CCSF and aims to support and supplement photographic skills and techniques. It provides friendly and cooperative interaction between its members. It encourages collaborative work with other CCSF departments for the benefit of all.

Club Meeting Information

3-6pm

1st and 3rd Mondays

MUB 271

Club Contact Information

Facebook/CCSF Photo Club

Club Email:          ccsfphotoclub@outlook.com

Advisor Email:       nish4x5@yahoo.com

 

Engineering Club

Our mission is to let aspiring engineers & those considering the engineering field get hands on experience working as an engineer. Our club provides an environment that allows members to apply what they learn in class to multiple robotic & mechanical projects throughout the year. Members learn about the differences between practical & theoretical engineering while applying the engineering process. We also teach valuable skills not normally taught in classical engineering classes like soldering & other basic machine shop practices.

Club Meeting Information

4:30-8:00

Thursday

S004

Club Contact Information

https://sites.google.com/a/mail.ccsf.edu/ccsf-engineering-club/

Club Email:

Advisor Email:       kmueller@ccsf.edu

 

Entrepreneurial Group

The purpose of the club is to unite prosperous, highly motivated, business-oriented students with the primary focus of promoting leadership, entrepreneurial spirit, and excellence. We hope to enrich the business knowledge of the students and prepare them for the evolving business world through hands-on experiences. Our club is dedicated to provide the students with relevant business skills through various club activities. We hope not only to connect curious minds with one another, but also to expose them to real world business events.

Club Meeting Information

1 pm-3 pm

Wednesday

TBA

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          CCSFEntrepreneurialgroup@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       mckeever.mp@gmail.com

 

Ethnic Studies Club

The Ethnic Studies Club aims to empower students from all backgrounds, celebrating cultural and intersectional diversities. By encouraging honest dialogue, facilitating collective learning, and building allyship, the Ethnic Studies Club cultivates a stronger campus community.

Club Meeting Information

TBA

TBA

TBA

Club Contact Information

Facebook.com/EthnicStudiesClubCCSF

Club Email:          EthnicStudiesClubCCSF@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       adunn@ccsf.edu

 

F1 Club

Our goal is 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 - 4pm

Friday

Multi-Use Building

Club Contact Information

https://www.facebook.com/CCSF-F1-Club-266005630078012/?fref=ts

Club Email:          iscdmentorship@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       dgelera@ccsf.edu

 

Forum literay magazine club

Forum Magazine is a student-produced publication of the City College of San Francisco and the stories, artwork and views expressed within its pages are not necessarily those of, or shared by, the college as a whole or its administration. 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. Forum is published twice each year, once in both the Fall and Spring semesters.

Club Meeting Information

six thirty to nine thirty PM

Wednesday

ARTX 265

Club Contact Information

https://forumccsf.wordpress.com/

Club Email:          jisles@ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       jisles@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 help build and foster a growing community. Via social gatherings, we hope to extend the opportunity to improve one's skill, and provide unique and new experiences. All students are welcome.

Club Meeting Information

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Friday

Student Union 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 a student club designed to work in service to and in collaboration with transgender communities at CCSF and beyond. Our mission is 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 we all deserve.

Club Meeting Information

3-5pm

biweeklys on Thursdays

MUB 353

Club Contact Information

www.ccsf.edu/hiv/gdp

Club Email:          ethompso@ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       joani.marinoff@mail.ccsf.edu

 

Historia

We are interested in discussing films or pictures related to some aspect of French history--in French. Last semester, for our first campus-wide event, we viewed a film ("The Battle of the Rail") about the role of railroad workers in the Resistance and, for the second one, a film ("The Train of Liberty") about the internment of German and Austrian citizens in France at the outbreak of WWII. We share our views about events from the distant or recent past.

Club Meeting Information

8:30-10:00 PM

On Thursdays, once a month

At a student's place, by rotation

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          leclubhistoria@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       reneemorel@gmail.com

 

International Students Association

International Students Association (ISA) is a multicultural club in which all students can exchange culture, enlarge their knowledge of the world, establish friendships, and learn from each other through meaningful and interesting club events.We provide scholarships for prosperous club officers. ISA also holds off-campus events like hiking as well as on-campus events such as scholarship workshops. We welcome everyone to join us

Club Meeting Information

12:30 - 1:30

Feb. 24 Mar.23 Apr.20

TBA

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          isaatccsf@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       twong@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

42404

Wednesdays

MUB 357

Club Contact Information

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

Club Email:          ccsfjcc@hotmail.com

Advisor Email:       mmatsumura@ccsf.edu

 

Kiva Microfinance Club

Kiva is a campus club seeking to include and empower students in the fight against global poverty. Microfinance is one of the tools that can alleviate poverty, and Kiva is a microfinance online platform connecting lenders and borrowers across the world. Kiva is headquartered in San Francisco, and City College of San Francisco is well positioned to support their non-profit mission. Our club aims to increase awareness and encourage individuals to join us and get involved in various capacities. Financial contributions/lending through the Kiva platform is not a requirement for club participation by any one individual. Instead, our goal is to collectively encourage microlending among our peers and community. Every interested student is encouraged to join Kiva, learn about this poverty-alleviating option and support us as we work to help others.

Club Meeting Information

12:30 - 1:00

Thursdays

Cloud 106

Club Contact Information

facebook.com/kivaccsf

Club Email:          kivaccsf@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       sberston@ccsf.edu

 

Math Club

Math club is a gathering place where students can meet people with similar majors, share their involvements in the subject, and exchange academic resources. Math club organizes events to further the understanding and appreciation in of mathematics. In order for members to gain improvments in math, math club facilitates tutor mentorship for students of all ages and levels.

Club Meeting Information

3-4PM

Every Other Friday

MUB340

Club Contact Information

www.facebook.com/ccsfmath

Club Email:          mathclubccsf2014@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       cosco@ccsf.edu

 

MSA

MSA is a place to practice the religion. Inform people about the Islam which is peace and love not to offend others of who they are or what they are.

Also, to encourage non-Muslims to join us and have friendly talks to learn about the real culture of Islam.

Club Meeting Information

2:30:00 AM

Thursdays

Confrence Room G

Club Contact Information

https://www.facebook.com/msaccsf/

Club Email:          tameemtutakhil@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       eosbourne@ccsf.edu

 

Net Impact

At the heart of our community are over 80,000 student and professional leaders from over 300 volunteer-led chapters across the globe working for a sustainable future. Together, we make a net impact that transforms our lives, our organizations, and the world.The problems our world faces are huge, from poverty to climate change to global health epidemics. What if we could mobilize more people to dedicate more time on the job to making an impact? We believe this shift is essential to creating a more sustainable world.

Club Meeting Information

4:00:00 PM

Every Friday

Online

Club Contact Information

https://www.netimpact.org

Club Email:          bhook@mail.ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       sberston@ccsf.edu

 

Nursing Student Association

In the nursing student association we will support both academic and clinical success for our members. We will also facilitate student opportunities to enhance their personal and professional role in health care. We will advocate for campus-wide health maintenance. As aspiring nurses our goal is to promote safe, culturally appropriate health practices throughout the Bay Area.

Club Meeting Information

12:15pm

Thursdays

C240 or C312

Club Contact Information

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ccsf.nsa/

Club Email:          CCSFNSA1@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       relhattab@ccsf.edu

 

OneVet OneVoice CCSF Chapter

OneVet OneVoice is a veteran support network seeking to assist student veteran personal development goals by providing student veterans a safe space to communicate their experiences amongst other veterans without judgment and to bridge the gap between student veterans and local advocacy resources.To create a model of service delivery systems, to include Healthcare, Education, Housing and Employment (HEHE) for veterans and military families in the San Francisco Bay Area and eventually replicate Statewide.

Club Meeting Information

2:00 PM

Tuesday

Chasing Lions Cafe

Club Contact Information

onevetonevoice.org

Club Email:          onevetonevoice.ccsf@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       etorres@ccsf.edu

 

OurStories Club

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

Club Meeting Information

3-4 PM

Wednesday

MUB 170

Club Contact Information

facebook.com/ourstoriesccsf

Club Email:          ourstoriesccsf@yahoo.com

Advisor Email:       llumsden@ccsf.edu

 

P4P

Poetry for the People (P4P), a legacy organization of June Jordan, understands the importance of ‘the Word,’ in oral tradition(s). As we uphold creative spaces for multicultural expression on the poetic, spoken and written word. As wordsmiths we empower and (re)create realities that speaks our truths. As we take back and refashion to empower, where we sustain and create realities that articulate sublime beauty to bone crushing realness.Often pushing at normative conventions we interweave our complexities of existence and what it is to be. Crafting for futurity and honoring traditions by keeping the Word alive as we bring forth our respective truths and express intersections of both likeness and diversity.

Club Meeting Information

3-4:30

Thursdays (e-mail to conf.)

Batmal 203

Club Contact Information

Facebook

Club Email:          cgomora@mail.ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       lmuller@ccsf.edu

 

Philosophy Club

The goal of the Philosophy club is to provide a place for all students to discuss philosophical topics. Inviting students from all fields of study, the club hopes to explore philosophical questions that connect to our lives both personally and academically. This club's purpose is to provide an intellectual space for students whose curiosity surpasses that which may be answered in the classroom. We welcome all students, from experienced philosophers to those without any knowledge of the subject!

Club Meeting Information

2pm

Fridays

TBA

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          philosophyclubccsf@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       sjohnson@ccsf.edu

 

Political Science and Economics Club

The purpose of this club is to encourage civic participation in CCSF students, friends & family. Specifically, we will be using election related topics and materials, such as voter registration forms, to engage people in elections processes. We plan to do this through a number of campus wide events for the duration of the Spring 2016 semester.

Club Meeting Information

11am-12

April 27th

Ocean Campus Cafeteria

Club Contact Information

none

Club Email:          PolSciEconCCSF@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       ajabbar@ccsf.edu

 

Project SAFE

Project SAFE is a student club at CCSF whose activities over the years have included classroom presentations, safer sex fairs and campus wide and outreach events. The club provides safer sex resources, materials and education and advocacy to the CCSF campus community. Project SAFE maintains strong community collaborations and coalitions with other community agencies and partnerships to provide HIV/STI prevention and HIV/STI testing referrals.

Club Meeting Information

10am-12noon

biweeklys on Fridays

Link Center MUB 301

Club Contact Information

www.ccsf.edu/hiv

Club Email:          ethompso@ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       joani.marinoff@mail.ccsf.edu

 

Project SURVIVE

This 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 about rape and other forms of abuse in relationships. We encourage students to speak about these issues in public forums, such as rallies, poetry readings, and conferences.

Club Meeting Information

Tuesdays 12-1 AND Wedenesdays 11-12 to accommodate schedules

Monthly -- times vary. Met on 2/2/16 and 2/3/16

Cloud 339 or Cloud Hall Reading Garden

Club Contact Information

https://www.facebook.com/Project-SURVIVE-CCSF-1039319006112211/timeline/

Club Email:          astraus@ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       astraus@ccsf.edu

 

Ramcamp

To build bridges with culturally diverse individuals within the CCSF student community through camping and hiking. This club seeks to cultivate authentic, non technology based relationships. We will organize monthly camping trips and weekly hiking trips. We are looking to partner with local businesses and community members to provide access to camping equipment for those that may need it.

Club Meeting Information

3-4pm

Every other tuesday

MUB 130A

Club Contact Information

n/a

Club Email:          ccsframcamp@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       LystrupN@sfusd.edu

 

REITS

The mission of Club R.E.I.T.S. is to show students first significant steps of trading and investing in the financial markets. Here the members will learn how to analyze the financial market; how to trade different securities such as: stocks, bonds, futures and options

Club Meeting Information

3PM-4PM

Every Tuesday

Cloud 108

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          reits.ccsf@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       dmullen@ccsf.edu

 

SACNAS CCSF

SACNAS is a society dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanics/Chican@s, Native Americans and all underrepresented minorities to attain advanced degrees, careers and positions of leadership in science.

Club Meeting Information

3:15 P.M.

Wednesdays

Science Hall Room 200

Club Contact Information

SACNAS.org

Club Email:          SACNASCCSF@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       msolow@ccsf.edu

 

SAFE

SAFE is a club for all students. Our mission is to unite a culturally diverse community of students and provide a safe and supportive environment for all. As well as assist them in any ans all possible way.

Club Meeting Information

1

Wednesdays

VIDA Resource Center

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          karama570@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       lsilva@ccsf.edu

 

Soical Network

Social Network is a returning club at CCSF we wish to strengthen the ties that hold the community together. We will accomplish this by sharing personal network and social skills that stretch across many diverse cultures. We wish to discover and develop new ways to reach others.

Club Meeting Information

42403

monday

su 208

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          ccsfsocialnetwork@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       sekim@ccsf.edu

 

Student Parent United

Student Parent United is a club for students with children. Our mission is to unite a culturally diverse community of parents, to bring awareness of the needs od students parents on campus. Provide a safe and supportive environment for all student parents and to assist them in any and all ways

Club Meeting Information

TBA

TBA

FRC student union 201

Club Contact Information

Club Email:          mfitzge1@mail.ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       tfaulkne@ccsf.edu

 

Student Teaching Students

Students Teaching Students is a Student Club for future educators, facilitators, and activists. The club is designed to provide all resources and support needed for our future educators to succeed.

Club Meeting Information

11:00-12:00

Every Monday

lower Student union Level 104A

Club Contact Information

None presently

Club Email:          lsheppar@mail.ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       kineret.israel@mail.ccsf.edu

 

Students Making a Change

SMAC Students Making a Change is a student led organization dedicated to closing the achievement gap in higher education by advocating for equity in decision making spaces.

Club Meeting Information

1pm

Wednesday

City Cafe

Club Contact Information

http://www.studentsmakingchange.org/

Club Email:          SMAC.CCSF@GMAIL.COM

Advisor Email:       shuntsma@ccsf.edu

 

Swing City Dancers

To support the CCSF Dance Department Students in expanding their skill in Swing Dancing. We provide an opportunity to practice social dancing in all forms of Swing Dancing. We do this by holding dance workshop, parties and sharing of information about the wider Swing Dance community. The members are primarily evening part-time students of CCSF.

Club Meeting Information

TBD

TBD

TBD

Club Contact Information

https://swingcitydancers.wordpress.com/

Club Email:          alanlau_sf@yahoo.com

Advisor Email:       dblood@ccsf.edu

 

Veteran's Alliance

To facilitate the transition from military life to collegiate life for servicemen and women, and to provide them a network of contacts.To foster the highest moral, intellectual, and social excellence by members educationally, professionally, and personally.The union of all its members in a firm and enduring bond friendship and true brotherhood/sisterhood for life.To maintain an environment that promotes understanding between student veteran and non-student veterans.

Club Meeting Information

2pm

Every Friday

Cloud Hall rm 332

Club Contact Information

http://www.ccsf.edu/en/student-services/veterans-affairs/veterans-alliance-club.html

Club Email:          ccsfvets@gmail.com

Advisor Email:       ssantos@ccsf.edu

 

Women In Science and Engineering (WISE)

The purpose of this club is to encourage and inspire women pursuing the sciences and engineering, and to build a supportive community to exchange information and resources.

Club Meeting Information

1:00 PM

Second and fourth Thursdays of every monthat 1:00 pm

S 143

Club Contact Information

https://www.facebook.com/groups/504253956357117/

Club Email:          ccsf-wise@googlegroups.com, nkyaw@mail.ccsf.edu

Advisor Email:       wkaufmyn@ccsf.edu