Clubs

Currently Active Clubs

Students Clubs offer you the opportunity to be involved. There are many clubs on campus that range from a social to political to academic focus. If you're interested in joining a club please contact the club advisor listed below!

 

American Design and Drafting Association (ADDA)

No description provided.

Advisor: Nathan Basurto, basurtona@butte.edu

African Student's Association

We are a group that shares ideas on how to affect the college and Chico community with our cultures and values. We intend to raise funds for loans and scholarships to current and future African students at Butte College.

Advisor: Max Infeld, infeldma@butte.edu

Ag Ambassadors Club

The Ag Ambassadors are students interested in learning about and promoting agriculture, leadership, teamwork, and service. All majors are welcome.

Advisor: Carrie Monlux, monluxca@butte.edu

Agape Christian Fellowship Club

Agape is a Christian fellowship here at Butte College. We offer encouragement, prayer, promote unity among believers.

Advisor:  Ruth Ann Hansen (SAS 245) 895-2339, hansenru@butte.edu

Anime Club

We are a club focused on meeting others of similar interests in terms of anime and Japanese culture. We offer a warm and friendly environment for our members and guests.

Advisor: Elena Tan, tanhu@butte.edu

Asian Student Association

The Butte College Asian Student Association is an organization that promotes the value of higher education to the Asians in the community; educate administrators, faculty, staff, students, members and the community about various Asian cultures and provide support services. Activities for students may include:  cultural presentations, social activities, fundraisers and  participation in campus and community events such as International Education Week.

Advisor: Verla Winslow, winslowve@butte.edu

Black Student Union

The Black Student Union (BSU) provides an intellectual, cultural, and social environment for students as well as community members. The Black Student Union strives for academic excellence and promotes cultural awareness, and social awareness of current issues facing African American people.

Advisor: David Goodson, 879-4343, goodsonda@butte.edu
Advisor: Brandy Thomas, 879-4343, thomasbra@butte.edu

Butte Feminist Club

The Butte Feminist Union (BFU) is committed to activism, education, empowerment, and networking with like-minded people on campus and in the community. Feminism is the belief in gender equality and this belief is the driving force behind our events, activities, meetings, etc.

Advisor: Alicia Trider and Lauren Wilson, buttefeministunion@butte.edu

California Nursing Student Association

The California Nursing Student Association (CNSA) is an organization designed for nursing students or future nursing students who have a desire to advance their knowledge of the nursing profession, and become a part of a group. The club does community service projects (Alzheimelrs Memory Walk in October), and does fund raising that allows nursing students to attend the California Student Nurses Association Convention every year.

Advisor: John Beadle, beadlejo@butte.edu
Co-Advisors: Arah Hensley and Jennifer-Juhl-Darlington

California Student Sustainability Coalition (CSSC) Butte College Chapter

The mission of the CSSC is to unite and empower California's community of higher education to collaboratively and non-violently transform ourselves and our institutions based on our inherent social, economic, and ecological responsibilities.

Advisor:  Nijmah Ali, alini@butte.edu


Cheer Club at Butte College

Description coming soon.

Advisor: Chiraporn Tatum, tatumch@butte.edu

Chinese Student Association at Butte College

This association is for uniting Chinese students at Butte College. Members in the association not only help Chinese students achieve their academic successes but also help other countries' students learn Chinese and accumulate more knowledge about Chinese culture. Members will help Chinese language learners improve language skills and introduce Chinese culture as conversation partners once every two weeks. Students who participate in the Chinese language course will be invited when the Chinese Student Association has activities such as traditional Chinese festivals.

Advisor: Dakuan Sun, 895-2268, sunda@butte.edu

Computer Science Club (ACM Chapter)

The CSC/ACM is a social organization focused around computer technology with the goals of: education, leadership, facilitating interaction and communication with the business community and assisting members with local community contact and/or service projects. We strive to be an asset to the Butte College community by assisting Butte College Students with their basic computer repair needs and gaining recognition of the Computer Science Department across campus.

Advisor: Linda Fischer, 893-7402, fischerli@butte.edu

Deaf Education and Awareness

A social organization for students attending Butte College who may be physically, mentally, or socially challenged.

Advisor: Laurel Hartley, 520-5694, hartleyla@butte.edu

Design Entrepreneurship Club

The Design Entrepreneurship club is open to anyone interested in creating products which can be created and sold using online technologies including, crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, on-demand, 3-D printing, app stores, and more. The club will focus on helping members to create assets to help communicate their vision using  web technologies and design tools such as Adobe Creative Cloud. Ultimately, members will work together to make a success of their individual design entrepreneurship endeavors resulting in real world product development and the creation of successful and profitable startups.

Advisor: Dave Hall, hallda@butte.edu

Engineers Club

The purpose of the BEC is to promote the engineering department of Butte College through outreach, campus events, and projects and competitions. Visit: www.engineeringbuttecollege.weebly.com

Advisor: Francesco Madaro, madarofr@butte.edu, 895-2545
Co-advisor: John Dahlgren

Environmental Horticulture Club

A networking group of horticulture and agriculture students who want to learn more about industry opportunities and the world of "hands on science" of food, fiber, and environmental production.

Advisor: Tip Wilmarth, 895-2540, wilmarthti@butte.edu

Fashion Club

Butte College Fashion Club is for creative and fashion minded students who want to shaire their passion for creating fashion or wearable art beyond the classroom. Club members spend the fall and spring fundraising, promoting the club on campus, and designing and constructing original designs for the spring fashion show in mid-May. Club members are also able to work on other projects with the help of an instructor.

Advisor: Martha Hope, 864-2345, marthaohope@yahoo.com

Butte Feminist Union

The Butte Feminist Union is a pro-equality union committed to activism, education, empowerment, and networking with like-minded people on campus and in the community.

Advisor: Alicia Trider, trideral@butte.edu

Advisor: Lauren Wilson, wilsonla@butte.edu

Friends of the Refuge at Butte College

The Friends of the Refuge is a student organization that leads educational hikes and builds community awareness on the many plant and animal species that inhabit the refuge. We also work to restore the native species habitat on the Butte College Wildlife Refuge with a specific emphasis on our Boyer Glen picnic area.

Advisor: Kelly Wood (LS 108) 895-2580, woodke@butte.edu
Advisor: Rick Wittsell (AHPS 251) 879-6194, wittsellri@butte.edu

Gender and Sexuality Alliance

LGBTQ+ and allies are invited to join GSA to support each other and create awareness about issues facing the LGBTQ+ community. Our meetings are a safe space where everyone has the freedom to express themselves and ideas without judgement, and our campus activities are educational and fun! Inclusive to all members of the general community.

Advisor: Andrea Mox, moxan@butte.edu

Global Cultures and Arts Club

The Global Cultures and Arts Club is focused on exposing students to as many aspects of world cultures and sharing our increased awareness with our campus community.

Advisor: Cristina Dahl, dahlcr@butte.edu

International Club

The International Club is primarily a social club. Our goals are to provide opportunities for both international and domestic students to convene ans explore cross-cultural issues.

Advisor: Shannan Troxwl-Andreas, troxelsh@butte.edu

Intervarsity Club

Description coming soon.

Club Advisor: Lisa Christiansen

Mechatronics Club

We, the mechatronics club, will explore and apply technology by practical experience.

Advisor: John Dahlgren

MESA Club

MESA club is an organization dedicated to promoting STEM awareness amongst the student population and community through club activities and events, such as Science Day.

Advisor: Nena Anguiano (PS 118) 879-4301, anguianone@butte.edu

Motorsports Club

This club offers members an opportunity to participate in activities such as race car preparation, pit crew responsibilities, autocross competition, and event production. Members have the opportunity to learn team building skills, racing rules and safety regulations, and to learn about various forms of racing.

Advisor: Brad Dressen, 895-2258,dressenbr@butte.edu

Music & Audio Production Club

Music and Audio Production hosts monthly Open Mic afternoons on campus, a fall semester "Battle of the Bands" and a spring music festival. It also provides sound system support for Butte College student club events and enables student musicians the chance to preform for a live audience.

Advisor: Jeff Pershing, 345-3596, pershingje@butte.edu

Origami with Linguistics (O.W.L.)

OWL offers a friendly environment where we spend our first hour relaxing and making origami and our second hour focusing on conversation Japanese and Japanese learning games.

Advisor: Tomoko Lance, lanceto@butte.edu

Phi Theta Kappa

Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for community college students. Our local chapter, Beta Theta Kappa, is engaged in a number of activities under the four hallmarks of Leadership, Service, Fellowship and Scholarship. To be eligible for Phi Theta Kappa, a student must have completed at least 12 associate-degree applicable units (numbered from 1 to 199) here at Butte College, with a cumulative GPA of no less than 3.5. He or she is then invited to affiliate with Phi Theta Kappa. Although many members of Beta Theta Kappa are also enrolled in Butte Colleges Honors Program, this is not a requirement.

Advisor: Brian Donnelly, 895-2866, donnellybr@butte.edu

Pre-Health Professionals

Pre-Health Professionals are committed to improving health care; involving its members in the social, moral and ethical obligations of the profession of medicine. We plan to attend many conferences that will inform our members on attending medical school. There are internships, scholarships and community service opportunities available, for which we plan to take advantage of.

Advisor: Dr. Andrea White, 895-2274, whitean@butte.edu

Political Advocacy and Civic Engagement 

Political Science and Social Science Club.

Advisor: Cynthia Bynoe, bynoecy@butte.edu

Respiratory Club

The mission of the Butte College Respiratory Therapist Club is to bring awareness to students, staff, and the public about the role of respiratory care practitioners in allied health.

Advisor: Lisa Gunn, gunnli@butte.edu

Science Math Club

The Science Math Club at Butte College seeks to enrich and expand the experience of students of math, science and engineering. The Club creates a learning community by holding informal study sessions in which students network with one another, sharing knowledge and resources. In addition, the Club plans to conduct community outreach activities, including tutoring and scientific demonstrations for local K-12 schools, as well as projects to improve the Butte College campus.

Advisor: Michael Panunto, panuntomi@butte.edu
Advisor: Tierra Lloyd, lloydti@butte.edu
Advisor: Elizabeth Wannenmacher, 828-8541

Skills Club

The Skills Club has been created to prepare participating students for their future careers. This will be accomplished by additional skills practice in preparation for competitions at the regional, state, and national levels.

Advisor: Doug Conrad, conraddo@butte.edu
Advisor: Dale Alexander, alexanderda@butte.edu

Sports Medicine Club

A professional club designed to provide insight and guidance to students interested in professions with the Sports Medicine umbrella.

Advisor: Mario Vela (Trainer's Trailer, P.E. Department) 895-2370, velama@butte.edu

Butte Startups Club

Butte Startups is a club for aspiring entrepreneurs. The club's main focus is to learn and develop the skills necessary to become effective entrepreneurs. BSC offers workshops, speakers, and field trips to leading conferences such as Hustle Con. Our goal is to provide you with enough value that when you graduate from Butte Startups, you'll have the confidence to start your own entrepreneural journey.

Advisor: Jennifer Nelsen, nelsenje@butte.edu

Student Veterans Organization

A network of Veterans who attend Butte Community College, gather for social events, promote the needs of Veterans and lobby for continued services.

Advisor: Colin Ferguson, fergusonco@butte.edu

Symbiotic Solutions

We are a club that is interested in the beneficial properties that fungi have; from nutritional aspects of edible mushrooms to improving soil quality to remediation of contaminated environments.  Here is a list of projects the club is currently involved in:

-Construction of an edible mushroom garden bed outside the Life Science building on the Butte College main campus.

-Construction and maintenance of a storm water filtration mushroom bed in partnership with the Biological Wetland Educational Living Laboratory (BWELL a MESA internship program).

-Design and perform experiments to demonstrate the effectiveness of mushroom mycelium to break down motor oil.

-Mushroom identification hikes with emphasis on edibles.

-Cultivation of edible mushrooms in pure culture.

Advisor: Mike Matiasek, 895-2277, Matiasekmi@butte.edu

Welding Club

For students who want to expand their knowledge in the welding industry.  The club members are positive role models on campus by participating in community services and raising funds for scholarships.  The student's further their education and experience with field trips, guest speakers, and facility tours.

Advisor:  Trevor Robinson, robinsontr@butte.edu, 895-2360

 

Butte College Clubs that Need Leadership!

The clubs below are currently inactive and need interested students! For information on how to restart one of the clubs below contact the Butte College Club Advisor, Yvette Zuniga, at zunigayv@butte.edu.

Want to Start a New Club?

Starting a new club at Butte College is easy! Visit the Office of Student Life in Campus Center 145 for information on how to form a club!


09/31/15