Student Activities Committee Discusses Upcoming Events

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Published on April 3, 2015

On March 31, 2015 the Student Activates Committee held a meeting where club members discussed events that are happening and events that are still in the planning stages, including events ranging from blood donation drives to reading aloud to kids.

There were 11 people who attending the meeting include both the Director of Student Activities Kelly Hope and the Chairman Samantha Kent. Some of the clubs that attended the meeting were the Graphic Design club, Performing Arts club just to name a few.

One of the events that is happening very soon is a trip to the Bronx Zoo. Tickets went on sale on March 30.   Tickets will cost $10 for HCC students with a valid school ID. Students can also purchase 2 tickets at the student price, while tickets are $15 for faculty and staff members and guests.

On April 11,  there will be an open house for new students. Kelly Hope, the Director of Student Activities, still needs volunteers to show the new students around campus. If you are interested, you will need to talk to her in room 317b in Beacon Hall.

On April 13, tickets will go on sale for a bus trip to NYC Botanical Farms. Tickets will cost $10 for HCC Students with a valid school ID. Students will be able to purchase 2 tickets at that price. Again, tickets will be $15 for faculty staff members and guests.

On April 14, they will have a “Chat N’ Chew” with the new President of Housatonic Community College, Dr. Paul Broadie II, at 2 p.m. The event is for students to come and chat with the new President. All students are welcome

A number of other clubs were represented at the meeting.   The Graphic Design Club is a club that helps students broaden their perspective on the graphic design industry.  The Criminal Justice Club promotes student interest and engagement in criminal justice and law enforcement.

The Performing Arts Club brings students together to perform for students. They also hold events and activities on campus, as well as organizing trips to see productions.  Many other clubs are also available on campus, including the Photography Club, Psychology Club, Black Student Union, Association of Latin American Students and many others.