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    Lackawanna College

    Student Affairs

    Student Life

    The Student Life Department offers Lackawanna College students a variety of opportunities that enhance their overall academic experience and foster development of leadership and social skills through an active club network, entertaining programming, and meaningful community service initiatives.

    Student Life is our students’ connection to clubs, organizations, events, programming, activities, community service opportunities, and more.  Student-centered events such as Freshman Orientation, Spring Fling, Homecoming, graduation events, and more are organized through the Student Life Department.

    Students who wish to be involved members of the campus community can get their start with the Student Life Department. For information on any club, organization or activity listed, stop by their office in Suite 105C in Angeli Hall.

    Clubs and organizations

    For information on all student organizations, please visit the Student Life Department in Suite 105C of Angeli Hall.
    All clubs are listed alphabetically.

    The Answer Bible Study Club

    “Study to show yourself approved unto God; a workman needth not be ashamed, rightly dividing the Word of truth.” (2 Timothy 2:16). The Bible Study Club assists members in gaining a better understanding of the Bible, getting to know God through His word, and gaining self-improvement through lessons learned in the Bible. Members will use chronological and/or topical studies to understand Bible messages and apply them to everyday life. The Club offers two different meeting times and locations for members to attend.

    Meetings: Thursdays, 12:20 – 12:55 p.m. in the Admissions Conference Room of Angeli Hall; Sundays, 5 – 6 p.m. in the McKinnie Hall Community Room

    Contact the advisors: Liz Wassel; Rev. Michael Seung of the Transformation Church of Jesus Christ, (570) 332-7851

    Campus Club Coalition

    The Campus Club Coalition meets once per semester and brings together the advisors and leaders of all student clubs to promote each club’s mission, network with other club’s members, and discuss collaborative initiatives and events.

    Meetings: To be announced each semester, in the Board Room of Angeli Hall

    Contact the facilitator: Jo-Ann Orcutt

    Creative Arts Club

    The Creative Arts Club offers a creative outlet for students who enjoy the arts: performance, painting, sculpture, photography, creative writing, etc., with the goal of showcasing these talents on First Fridays.

    Meetings: Tuesdays, 12:15 – 12:55 p.m. in Room 201 of Angeli Hall

    Contact the advisors: Jo-Ann Orcutt; Jim Cullen

    F.A.B. (Falcon Ambassadors Board)

    FAB is comprised of students who are involved in various aspects of campus and serve as hardworking representatives of the Dean of Students Office. In collaboration with the Dean’s Office, they implement programs that target new LC students to enhance their dorm and/or commuter experience, and connect with them through greater communication of policies and procedures.

    Meetings: General Meetings on the second Thursday of each month, Executive Board meetings on the third Thursday of each month. All meetings held from 12:20 – 12:55 p.m. in the Board Room of Angeli Hall.

    Contact the advisors: Dan LaMagna; April Harris-Snyder

    LCVIA (Lackawanna College Veterans in Action)

    LCVIA was formed with the mission of allowing student veterans to meet with other student veterans on campus. In addition to working as a support system, these students are involved in the local community where they work with, and give back, to other veteran’s initiatives.

    Meetings: Fridays, 2:30 – 4 p.m. in the Veteran’s Lounge of Healey Hall

    Contact the advisor: Jim Kille

    Marketing Club

    Marketing Club members conduct creative fundraisers and use funds to benefit targeted needs of the student body. They also assist other student organizations with marketing and publicity efforts.

    Meetings: Tuesday, 12:20 – 12:45 p.m. in Room 206 of Angeli Hall

    Contact the advisor: Alicia Burns

    Multiplicity Diversity Club

    Webster defines multiplicity as “the quality or state of being multiple or various.” The Multiplicity Club endeavors to enrich the collegiate experience of members of the LC community by exploring our differences and similarities, and facilitating a sense of belonging for all. The Club, which is student driven and does not require you to be something, just to be, hosts events and collaborates with area colleges and organizations to raise awareness about issues that affect us all.

    Meetings: Thursdays, 12:20 – 12:55 p.m. in Room 206 of Angeli Hall

    Contact the advisor: Jo-Ann Orcutt

    PBL (Phi Beta Lambda)

    PBL’s purpose is to ignite innovation by combining business and education in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. Members compete in state and national competitions and students of all majors are invited to join.

    Meetings: Thursday, 12:20 – 12:55 p.m. in Room 201 of Angeli Hall

    Contact the advisors: Beverly O’Hora; Suzanne Cercone

    Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

    Beta Kappa Alpha, Lackawanna’s chapter of the national Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, recognizes academic achievement and encourages student success through resources emphasizing college completion, professional development, leadership skills, and participation in campus and community service projects.

    Meetings: First and third Friday, 1:15 – 2 p.m. in Room 201 of Angeli Hall

    Contact the advisor: Katherine Fisne

    Pineapple Club – Hospitality & Culinary Club

    The Pineapple Club endeavors to educate people about the hospitality and culinary industry and all it has to offer! Members also participate in volunteer work on- and off-campus and the club is open to students of all majors.

    Meetings: Monday, 11 a.m. – noon in Classroom D of Healey Hall

    Contact the advisor: Stephanie Decker

    P.R.I.D.E. (Peace, Respect, Inclusion, Dignity & Equality)

    P.R.I.D.E. is a group of caring individuals seeking to carry the message of hope, understanding, and support within the LGBTQ student community (allies are welcome!).

    Meetings: Thursday, 12:20 – 12:55 p.m. in the Seeley Hall Lounge

    Contact the advisor: Chris Kiehart

    Sazon Con Salsa Dance Club

    Sazon Con Salsa is a group of students who enjoy expressing themselves through all styles and cultures of dance, while having fun and building confidence. Members perform at select student events on campus.

    Meetings: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 5-6 p.m. in the Gross Anatomy Lab of Angeli Hall

    Contact the advisor: Karen Legge

    SGA – Student Government Association

    SGA is the executive and legislative arm of the student body, serves as a liaison between the college’s administration and students, and plays a pivotal role in the planning and coordination of programming activities on campus. SGA offers students opportunities for development of their leadership skills through interaction with college administrators, community organizations and other student clubs, as well as attendance at a variety of conferences.

    Meetings: Tuesday, 12:20 – 12:55 p.m. in the Board Room of Angeli Hall

    Contact the advisor: Karen Legge

    S.W.A.T. (Student Wellness Action Team)

    The goal of S.W.A.T. is to promote positive lifestyles, positive choices, and total wellness for all students of Lackawanna College. S.W.A.T. aims to assist students in enhancing their social, emotional, physical, nutritional, and spiritual development through wellness events and activities. S.W.A.T. strives to increase awareness and educate students in making healthy choices and responsible decisions.

    Meetings: Thursday, 12:20 – 12:55 p.m. in Room 202 of Angeli Hall

    Contact the advisor: Tina Bruno

    V.O.L.C. (Volunteers of Lackawanna College)

    V.O.L.C. is focused on developing students as contributing future citizens and involvement in the local community provides an environment where this growth can be started. It is our belief that there is an increasing need for philanthropic measures, and the earlier a student can be invested in meeting local needs the more they will learn to give back in greater scale.

    Meetings: Every third Friday, 1 – 3 p.m. with pre-scheduled community organizations

    Contact the advisor: Jo-Ann Orcutt

    Women’s Empowerment Club

    The Women’s Empowerment Club helps members move toward increasing empowerment in their own lives through education of women’s issues and the promotion of community awareness activities.

    Meetings: Tuesdays, 12:20 – 12:55 p.m. in Room 202 of Angeli Hall

    Contact the advisor: Tina Bruno