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Campus Life

The mission of the Student Engagement Department is to offer a variety of events, programs, clubs, activities and service projects that enhance the academic experience of Lackawanna College students. Participation in student organizations and activities allows students to develop their leadership and networking skills through interaction, involvement and service, as well as strengthen their connection to the College.

Student-centered events such as Freshman Orientation, Spring Fling, Homecoming, graduation events and more are organized through the Student Engagement department.

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

Contact Catherine Fox, Student Life Coordinator and Veterans Advisor, at foxc@lackawanna.edu with any questions, comments, or suggestions, and check out the Lackawanna College Student Engagement Facebook page for updates on all of our events!

Important Info

Contact Us

Catherine Fox
Student Life Coordinator/Veterans Advisor

Jeff Krisiak
Director of Student Life and Housing

Jarret Rinkunas
Programming Coordinator

Student Engagement Department

Student Engagement Suite
Angeli Hall 105

Student Handbooks

Access our current Student Handbook and all archived copies in the Student Handbook Archive.

Important Links

Title IX information (PDF)

Clubs and organizations

For information on all student organizations, please visit the Student Engagement department in Suite 105C of Angeli Hall.

All clubs are listed alphabetically. You can also download our Club Resource Guide!

Accounting Society

The Accounting Society serves to complement the academic studies of accounting and business majors in order to provide a better understanding of the accounting profession and the opportunities available after graduation. Members will establish important friendships and networks that extend beyond their time at LC, not only with one another, but also with practicing professionals in the field. Members will continuously enhance their personal and professional development through a variety of events and outings, including service to the community, in order to develop career-ready graduates who will contribute effectively and ethically to their future organizations and society as a whole.

Meetings: Wednesdays, 12:20-12:55 p.m. in Room 215 of Angeli Hall

Contact the advisor: Richard Kolas, accounting faculty.

Cheer

Cheerleading is open to all students. A cheerleader is a leader, a role model, and an athlete. Falcon cheerleaders not only participate in athletic activities but, also assist with college events and support the community by volunteer work.

Interested in joining? Email kuwika@lackawanna.edu

Criminal Justice Club

The Criminal Justice Club is composed of students with the collective interest in various criminal justice agencies. The Club exists to try to give these students better insight into these career paths and give students the ability to make connections with each other and outside agencies to commence with upon graduation.

Meetings: Thursdays, 12:20-12:55 p.m. in Room 205 of Angeli Hall

Contact the advisor: Nicole Bradigan, Social Science faculty

Falcon Advisory Board (FAB)

Contact the advisor: Tony Ferrese, Dean of Students’ Office for more information and to join. 

Falcons' Sports Club

Talk sports, play sports! The Sports Club meets every Thursday from noon to 1 p.m., and open gym is scheduled for all LC students at this time.

Meetings: Thursdays, noon-1 p.m. in the Gymnasium of the Student Union

Contact the advisor: Mike Rickert, Fitness Center

Fitness Club

The mission of the Fitness Club is to promote, encourage, and develop interest in fitness on campus. The club will discuss health related information and offer weight loss and fitness classes that encourage a healthy lifestyle. We will also help plan and participate in community walks, races, and fitness programs. The goal of the club is to live a balanced life academically, athletically, and socially.

Meetings: Tuesdays, 12:20-12:55 p.m. in the Falcon Fitness Center at the Student Union

Contact the advisor: Mike Rickert, Fitness Center

Human Services Club

The mission of the Human Services Club is to make a positive difference in the lives of others through education and opportunities that enhance the experience of Human Services students. Through the delivery of service projects, members aim to work collaboratively with collegiate and community partners to establish meaningful connections, working toward the betterment of the communities in which they live. The Club promotes the values and standards set by the National Organization of Human Services Educators and Human Services Professionals.

Meetings: Thursdays, 12:20-12:55 in Room 207 of Angeli Hall

Contact the advisor: Marsha Pigga, Student Wellness Program

Lackawanna College Student Veterans of America (SVA)

LCSVA is a chapter of the national Student Veterans Alliance and facilitates the interaction of student veterans on campus. In addition to working as a support system, members are also involved in the local community where they work with, and give back to, other veteran’s initiatives.

Meetings: Thursdays, 12:20-12:55 p.m. in the Veteran’s Lounge (G06) of Angeli Hall

Contact the advisor: Catherine Fox, Office of Student Engagement

Multicultural Club

The Multicultural Club was created as a result of students’ need for a greater celebration of diversity in our college community from their perspective. Our goal is to enrich the campus community through the creation of educational and social programs that celebrate diversity, and where students may collaborate to create a more connected, culturally aware campus community. In this club, students have a safe place to connect with socially concerned students, and supportive, socially aware advisors. The hope is that it will provide opportunities for students to become more culturally aware through on-campus activities or, in the future, field trips the club can sponsor.

To join, email gilroy-kings@lackawanna.edu

Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)

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 participate in the LC Spirit Retail Business Project where they’ll gain hands on sales, marketing, accounting, and human resource experience. Students of ALL majors are invited to join.

Meetings: All meetings held from 12:20-12:55 p.m. in Room 206 of Angeli Hall.

Executive Board, first and third Thursdays.

General meetings, second and fourth Thursdays.

LC Spirit hours of operation TBA

Contact the advisors: Carolyn Chupko, Business faculty

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Beta Kappa Alpha, LC’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: Email Dr. Carlie Nicastro for meeting dates and times.

Contact the advisor: Carlie Nicastro, Education faculty

Pinky Swear PACK

The Pinky Swear Foundation is a national nonprofit organization that raises awareness for pediatric cancer. As a Pinky Swear Ambassador on Campus for Kids with Cancer; you will help spread awareness for pediatric cancer and help plan/participate in activities/events to spread awareness on our campus and awareness on our campus and in the community! Contact McDanielsS@lackawanna.edu

Pineapple Club (Hospitality & Culinary Club)

The Pineapple Club’s mission is to help and serve the community through hospitality and culinary experiences on and off campus. Students of all majors are welcome!

Meetings: Email Sara Grande for meeting dates and times.

Contact the advisors: Stephanie Decker, Culinary faculty; Sara Grande, Culinary faculty

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 Suite 110 of Angeli Hall

Contact the advisors: Chris Kiehart, Disability Services Office; Stacey Hinkley, Developmental Education Faculty

Ski Club

The LC Ski Club skies on Saturdays (weather permitting) at Montage Mountain. Ski orders and payment are due the Wednesday prior to Saturday and an email is sent every Monday letting members know if the group will ski or not that week. Tickets are good for the entire day (8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.) and all skiers must sign a waiver to participate.

Meetings: Email Dr. Cercone for ski outing dates and times, Montage Mountain Ski Resort

Contact the Advisor: Suzanne Cercone, Office of Academic Affairs

Student Government Association (SGA)

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. As part of student government’s role in institutional governance, an officer sits on the student judicial board for student disciplinary appeals. An officer also sits on the Student Policy Review team, where review of student policy occurs on a semi-annual basis.

Meetings: Tuesday, 12:20–12:55 p.m. in the Falcon’s Nest in Angeli Hall

Contact the advisor: Karen Legge, Office of Student Affairs; Jarret Rinkunas, Office of Student Affairs

Student Occupational Therapy Association (S.O.T.A.)

The Lackawanna College Student Occupational Therapy Association exists to provide educational opportunities for and promote the knowledge of occupational therapy within the surrounding communities, as well as facilitate harmony and enhance the educational experience for students in the OTA program.

Meetings: Third Thursday of each month, 8-8:45 a.m. in the OTA Lab, G05 in Angeli Hall

Contact the Advisor: Melanie Brock, OTA faculty

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

V.O.L.C. is a monthly opportunity for students and staff to work together providing services in the local community, affording staff and students to interact in an off-campus environment.

Meetings: One Friday per month, 1-3 p.m. with pre-scheduled community organizations

Contact the advisor: Catherine Fox, Office of Student Affairs

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