Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations

The student organization concept fosters self-improvement by providing students opportunities to develop leadership qualities, social awareness, occupational understanding and civic consciousness. The development of these skills enhances students' opportunities for job placement. Participation in most clubs is limited to students in specific programs. For additional information contact the club/organization advisor listed.

Association for Information Technology Professionals (AITP)

(AITP Website)
Information Technology (IT) program students are eligible for membership in this nationally affiliated student organization. Club Advisors: Stevens Point, Kathryn Doar, 715.342.3123 or Wisconsin Rapids: Jennifer Gibson, 715.422.5349

Campus Crusade for Christ (CRU – Mid-State)

Campus Crusade for Christ is an interdenominational, student-led, Christian organization seeking to provide a spiritual environment for students. Membership is open to anyone and includes weekly meetings for Bible study, discussion and prayer. Club Advisor: Richelle Hoekstra-Anderson, 715.422.5449

Civil Technology Club

The Civil Technology Club's purpose is to strengthen the confidence of students in themselves and in their work; to promote citizenship, leadership, and a school spirit among students; to plan to encourage the development of professional, social and recreational activities; and encourage a high standard of scholastic achievement. Membership is open to students in the Civil Engineering Technology-Highway Technician program. Club advisor: Greg Webster, 715.422.5379

Corrections Student Organization (CSO)

The Corrections Student Organization is open to any student in either the Criminal Justice-Corrections and Community Advocacy or the Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement programs. The purpose is to provide a forum for current, future and past employees of this field to share opportunities. Club Advisor: Courtney Kostuchowski, 715.422.5523

Early Childhood Club

Early Childhood Education program students are eligible to become members. Club members work collaboratively with community organizations to raise funds and promote activities that benefit children and families. Club Advisor: April Hartjes, 715.422.5485

Instrumentation & Power Engineering Club

The Instrumentation & Power Engineering Club is designed as an opportunity for students enrolled in Technical Division programs to enrich their education via hands- on electrical experience, pertinent facility tours and exposure to peer knowledge. Club Advisor: Joe Sroda, 715.422.5412

Law Enforcement Organization (LEO)
(LEO Website)

The Law Enforcement organization works in partnership with various civic groups and other organizations to promote the delivery of services needed. Membership is open to Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement program students and those students currently on the waiting list. Club Advisor: Mike Bessette, 715.422.5490

Mid-State Renewable Energy Society (MSRES)

MSRES educates the students and community on the wide spectrum of energy options that are available to address our energy needs and work toward a more intelligent and responsible use of energy. Advisor: Ben Nusz, 715.422.5382

Mid-State Student Nurses' Association (MSNA)
(MSNA Website)

MSNA is open to students taking nursing courses and those students on the ADN waiting list. MSNA is associated with the National Student Nurses' Association and the Wisconsin Student Nurses' Association. The organization provides learning beyond the nursing curriculum and offers health-related community services. Participation in MSNA prepares students for eventual participation in professional nursing organizations. Advisor: Kathy Lee, 715.422.5309

Mid-State Technical College Chapter of Skills U.S.A. Club

Skills U.S.A. Club will unite Mid-State's Industrial and Technical Division students to create a common bond, provide a clearinghouse for information and activities, and recognition and prestige through an affiliation with the State and National Skills USA organizations. Advisors Mike Berry, 715.422.5390 & Don Wagner, 715.422.5388

S.P.O.C. – The Sexual and Personal Orientation Committee Club

The Mid-State Technical College Sexual and Personal Orientation Committee Club (S.P.O.C.) encourages the betterment of all students by developing and supporting more comprehensive understanding of gender, sexuality and identity.  In addition, the club provides a formal social, safe support network for all students regardless of their personal sexual orientation. All students are eligible to participate regardless of program area. Club Advisor: Kelly Soczka Kaiser, 715.342.3125

Students Environmentally United for a Sustainable Society (S.E.U.S.S.)

S.E.U.S.S. promotes environmental sustainability by engaging students, faculty and community in activities, education, and a proactive lifestyle, with the ultimate goal being the improvement of the biosphere for all. Advisor: Deb Crunkilton, 715.422.5634

Student Society of Arboriculture (SSA)

Mid-State's SSA is a branch of the International Society of Arboriculture. SSA gets students involved through weekly meetings, guest speakers from industry (private companies, municipalities, DNR) and community and high school visits to share information on the Mid-State Urban Forestry Technician program. SSA holds an annual Arbor Day event each spring. Advisor: Joe Hoffman, 715.422.5541