Clubs, Organizations, & Publications Established continued(2)

Clubs, Organizations, & Publications Established continued(2)

POWERHOUSE CAMPUS MINISTRY

The purpose of Power House Collegian Ministry is to facilitate the discovery, building, and maintenance of a relationship with Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. This student organization endeavors to assist in the construction of this relationship by buttressing students with four pillars: Fellowship, Discipleship, Edification, and Evangelism. The organization and members are interested in providing activities that encourage Christian knowledge, devotion, personal betterment and a sense of community. It hosts such activities as discussion groups that examine academic disciplines from a Christian perspective, support groups in adjusting to the college environment, educational workshops ranging from financial recovery to personal recovery, and presentations relating to the foundation of Christian Beliefs, biblical culture, and understanding among denominations. This organization also hosts various activities and field trips which are open to the DACC students in hopes of serving the student body, developing relationships, and providing recreational activities. Please contact Angela Shaffer at ashaffer1@dacc.edu for more information.

RAD TECH CLUB

The Rad Tech Club was established in 2005 for students enrolled in the Radiologic Technology Associates Degree program at Danville Area Community College. This campus organization is primarily interested in facilitating participation in radiologic technology conferences to expand our student’s knowledge of the field. The Club also has a community service component and assists in organizing a student social function at program completion. Tammy Howard, Director of Radiology Technology Program, is the advisor and she may be contacted by e-mailing thoward@dacc.edu.

STUDENT TRUSTEE

DACC has one advisory-voting member who is a student enrolled in the College under the jurisdiction of the DACC Board of Trustees. The election for the Student Trustee is held in April by the student body. Qualifications are published annually by the Secretary to the Board of Trustees. The incumbent Student Trustee is Holley Hambleton. Her term ends in April 2020. For additional information on the Student Trustee position contact Kerri Thurman at kthurman@dacc.edu.

STUDENT VETERANS OF AMERICA (SVA), “JAGUAR CHAPTER”

The Jaguar Chapter at Danville Area Community College is a member of Student Veterans of America, a coalition of student veterans’ groups on campuses across the United States. The SVA works to develop new student groups, coordinate between the groups, and advocate for student veterans on the national, state, and local level. The Jaguar Chapter builds a peer-to-peer network among DACC student veterans, acts as a liaison between veterans and the staff/faculty, and holds functions to promote veterans, the school, and the community. To join, contact staff advisor Nick Catlett at ncatlett@dacc.edu.

SUSTAINABILITY CLUB

The Sustainability Club was established to raise awareness about current environmental issues and to implement sustainable practices. Activities include group meetings, participating in local events, and working on the DACC farm. For more information, contact George Hickman at ghickman@dacc.edu.

TECHNOLOGY CLUB

The Tech Club provides free computer repair and purchase consultation to DACC students and staff. The club will do PC tune up, address malware problems, repair broken screens and fix virus troubles. They meet on Fridays in TC from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Jeff Wise at 217-443-8882 or jwise@dacc.edu.

TRIO LEADERSHIP AMBASSADORS

Students chosen as TRIO Leadership Ambassadors will participate in professional development and leadership activities that lead to becoming representatives for DACC’s TRIO Student Support Services Program and its mission. To be a TRIO Leadership Ambassador, an applicant must be at least a continuing TRIO participant with at least one more semester before graduating. Students must maintain, a minimum grade point average of 2.0. The Ambassadors will be expected to participate in activities hosted by the TRIO Student Support Services Program. Interested TRIO participants should contact the TRIO office at 217-443-8898 or stop by CH-113.

VERMILION FESTIVAL CHORUS

This is a community chorale group open to DACC students. The group meets weekly for practices and performs scheduled concerts for the community of major choral works. Students may earn one hour of humanities credit per semester by enrolling in MUSI 150. Up to four credit hours may be earned. For more information contact Eric Simonson (Music Instructor) by e-mailing simonson@dacc.edu.

WAITING FOR RAIN (PUBLICATION)

Waiting for Rain is an annual joint publication of the writing and art programs in the Liberal Arts division at Danville Area Community College. The journal, which is staffed by volunteer students, strives to present the best prose, poetry, essays, photography and artwork from DACC's students, faculty and staff. The journal is produced over the summer and is published in the fall semester of each academic year. For information on how to submit written pieces to Waiting for Rain please contact co-faculty advisor Marla Jarmer (217-443-8820, mjarmer@dacc.edu). For information on how to submit photography and artwork to the journal, please contact co-faculty advisor Ronnie Johnson (217-443-8869, rjohnson@dacc.edu).

WIND ENERGY STUDENT GROUP

The Wind Energy Student Group (WESG) provides the DACC Wind Energy program with the organizational support and structure that will distinguish it among other programs of its kind. This group maximizes the potential of DACC Wind Energy and its Members and provides DACC Wind Energy students the best possible resources and preparation to allow them to be leaders in the wind energy industry. For more information, contact Greg Hansbraugh at ghansbraugh@dacc.edu or at 217-443-8579.

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