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Student Clubs & Organizations

CHARTERED CLUBS AT BERKELEY CITY COLLEGE

 

BCC Chess Club (Bc4)

The objective of the Berkeley City College Chess Club (BC4) is cultivating discipline, critical thinking, and strategic planning through chess. BC4 is open to anyone and its members range from beginners to advanced and the culture of the club reflects this in a conducive way. Members compete with one another, learn from each other and progress on the board as well as off the board.
Meeting Time/Location: TBD
Contact E-Mail: joelreyes2293@gmail.com

 

Civic Engagement Club

The Civic Engagement Club is a network of student volunteers mobilizing to improve their community – whether it be educational, health-related or political activism, they will collectively organize and effectively serve.  Their goal is to help people realize why they value education and why they should and vote to support it.  They do this through opening up dialogue and developing personal relationships with people in our community and showing how much they support education through their actions and volunteer work.
Meeting Time: Tuesdays from 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Meeting Location:  BCC Room 31
Contact E-Mail: begoniaherbert@gmail.com

 

Digital Artists Collective (DAC)

The Digital Artist Collective offers the opportunity for members to show their artwork and collaborate on projects including public exhibition, private galleries, and educational venues.  They look to enhance the BCC mission of creating a balanced, intellectually rigorous, aesthetically interesting and community oriented milieu for students to explore and pursue their multimedia print-based art projects.
Meeting Time:  3rd Wednesdays, 5:00 PM
Meeting Location: Room 451 A+B
Contact E-Mail: info@digitalartsclub.com

 

Gay-Straight Alliance (Unity-GSA)

The purpose of BCC’s GSA  is to promote positivity through community awareness and provide a forum for discussion about issues of sexuality.  Together, students of all sexual and gender identities can build a place within our college’s community to support one another with respect and pride.  They aim to further establish cultural strength in the Bay Area by coordinating events and activities to represent and support organizations to advance our mission for equality.
Meeting Time: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Meeting Location: 
Room 52
Contact E-Mail: unity.bcc.gsa@gmail.com

 

Global Studies Club

The Global Studies Club looks to raise student awareness concerning historical and current issues and events in order to enrich our understanding of the world around us.  They provide students with an arena of open discussion where such issues and events can be reflected upon and discussed.  They also aim to cultivate a sense of community among those who share concern about the world they live in.
Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Meeting Location:
Room 54
Contact E-Mail: globalstudiesclubbcc@gmail.com

 

International Students Association (ISA)

The ISA provides assistance to international students in adjusting to the Peralta community and American culture.  ISA aims to provide a common ground of social understanding between domestic and international students at Peralta through social, cultural, recreational and educational activities.  It looks to help members develop a deep understanding of international concerns, while developing leadership skills and fostering educational programs on global perspectives at Peralta and the Alameda County.
Meeting Time: Wednesdays, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Location: Room 322
Contact E-Mail: bccinternationalstudents@gmail.com

 

Latin American Club (LAC)

The purpose of the club is cultivate an awareness of the Latin heritage, culture, and traditions and its relation to our community and Berkeley City College.  The club is committed to performing services related to promoting a deeper understanding of the growing Latin community and its culture through events and activities in and outside of campus.  They also look to create a community of academic support to encourage Latin Americans to further their education.  The LAC will offer peer support to both our Latin American members and non-Hispanic Amigos de Latino America to help improve the Spanish language and other academic areas such as mathematics, English and science.
Meeting Time: Mondays from 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM; Fridays from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Meeting Location: Room 14
Contact E-Mail: alexandro.morales21@gmail.com

 

The Milvia Street Club

The Purpose of the Milvia Street Club is to promote the public exhibition of art and literary production by primarily Berkeley City College students, but also recent alumni, staff, faculty, and administration.  This literary production and artwork should reflect the diversity of Berkeley City College’s student body.  Their main focus is to produce the Milvia Street Art and Literary Journal.  All work is to be done in as professional a manner as possible to provide the best possible image of Berkeley City College to the surrounding community.
Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Meeting Location: Room 316
Contact E-Mail: miorhartman@gmail.com

 

Muslim Student Association (MSA)

The MSA promotes a supportive, unified, and diversified environment for the Muslim and non-Muslim students who want to know more about Islam and Islamic culture at BCC.  They provide students with an opportunity to come together and raise an awareness of the Muslim community  The MSA welcomes non-Muslims to join and furthermore seeks to educate anyone interested in the Islamic religion.  It also conducts activities and events throughout the year bringing students of all backgrounds under on unified community.
Meeting Time:
Tuesdays, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Meeting Location: Room 203, Medidation Room
Contact E-Mail: hossain.sayedul@yahoo.com

 

The Psychology Club

The Psychology Club exists to bring awareness to the study of human thought.  It provides a space for students interested in psychology to learn and discover new things about the mind and the career possibilities that come with it.
Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Meeting Room: Room 53
Contact E-Mail: berkpsychclub@gmail.com

 

The Society of Verse and Poetics (Poetry Club)

The purpose of the BCC Poetry Club is to provide the BCC student community with a safe space to share its poetic and literary interests, talents and passions.  The club serves as a bridge connecting writers at BCC with the rich literary climate of Berkeley, and the San Francisco Bay Area.  Their primary goal is to engage with the profound and abundant legacies of the world’s poetic traditions, and hone their skills as writers and practitioners of poetic craft.
Meeting Time/Location: TBD
Contact E-Mail: aabuan93@gmail.com

 

BCC Speech and Debate Club

BCC Speech and Debate Club looks to provide a structure as well as a friendly atmosphere for competitive debate at Berkeley City College.  It seeks to educate members in the art of debate and represent BCC at campus debate tournament activities locally and abroad.
Meeting Time: Fridays, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Contact E-Mail: berkeleydebateteam@gmail.com

 

The Tobacco-Less Club
The Tobacco-Less Club is a student organization supported by Alameda County Health Services Tobacco Prevention Program.  The club aims to promote a smoke-free environment and healthy lifestyle throughout the school area.  They promote smoke-free laws and educate students and staff on the “No Smoking” policies on Peralta Campuses.
Meeting Time: Wednesdays, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Meeting Room:
54
Contact E-Mail: tobaccolessclub@gmail.com

Website: www.smokingbites.org

 

Unity Arts Club (UAC)
The purpose of the UAC is to enhance the BCC mission of creating a balanced, intellectually rigorous, aesthetically interesting and community oriented milieu for students to explore not limiting to pursuing their multimedia along with all other types of creative talented research and projects.  They seek to accomodate students in all multimedia and fine arts, 2D and 3D designs in graphics.  Furthermore, they look to empower all talents to be enriched with support and services, including extra lab time.  For more info, visit their website: http://unityartsclub.wordpress.com
Meeting Time: Saturdays, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Meeting Room: Room 213
Contact E-Mail: unityarts1@gmail.com

 

Veterans Club
The purpose of the Veterans Club of BCC is to provide a unified and supportive community for the veteran students at Berkeley City College.  They seek to provide students the chance to come together, engage, and teach the BCC community about veteran issues, as well as giving back to the Bay Area veteran community.
Meeting Time:
First and Third Wednesdays, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Meeting Room: Annex Room 202
Contact E-Mail: bccvets@gmail.com

 

Rise Campus Ministry

Meeting Time: Wednesdays, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Meeting Room: Annex Room 203 (Meditation)
Contact E-mail: lidiab19@gmail.com

 

BCC Action Sports

Meeting Time: Wednesdays, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Meeting Room: MLK/Peace Park (Center St.)
Contact E-mail: bccactionsports@gmail.com

 

Business Advertisement Club

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Meeting Room: Room 34
Contact E-mail: bccadvertisement@gmail.com

 

BCC Pre-Nursing Club

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:20 PM – 1:10 PM
Meeting Room: Room 15
Contact E-mail:prenursingclubbccgmail.com

 

BCC CRU Club

Meeting Time: Wednesdays, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Meeting Room: Room 15
Contact E-mail: bethanycloherty@gmail.com

The ASBCC Club Chartering Packet

If you would like to start a club or student organization, please bring the completed packet to the ASBCC office located in room 051 in the Basement of BCC.

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