Clubs & Activities – MHEC

Students are encouraged to be engaged and get involved in their college community. Statistics show higher completion rates among students who actively participate in extracurricular student organizations and activities. Not to mention, it is a great networking opportunity and resume builder. Leadership skills can also be further developed, so what are you waiting on?
Get involved!

For a complete list of clubs and organizations on the main campus, click HERE.

Other Activities Include:

Welcome Back Bash
Be Engaged…Get Involved
Ticket to Service
Pink Out
Fall Fest
Multi-Cultural Celebration
Polar Express
Transfer Fair
Spring Fling
Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Event
Summer Splash

Baptist Collegiate Ministries

The BCM is a spiritual program for people of all faiths. This organization participates in mission trips, retreats, and other fellowship activities. For more information, contact the McMinn Higher Education Center or email Angie St. John at

CSCC Collegiate FFA Chapter

This makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. For more information, contact the McMinn Highter Education Center or email Matt Pankey at

Education Club

The Education Club supports the field of education (k-12), assists the college with recruiting and retaining students, and promotes a spirit of friendship among students interested in improving the field of education. Membership is open to all Cleveland State students with an interest in education, particularly to those planning or considering a career in the field of education. Contact sponsor Margaret Horton at

Grub Club

Grub Club is a unique student activity at the McMinn Higher Education Center
which meets bi-weekly in Athens only. During the meeting, student have an opportunity to connect with peers and CSCC employees while enjoying a free meal with discussion topics and presentations on how to be the best they can be in College and in life. Grub Club provides tips and keys to success. For more information, contact the McMinn Higher Education Center or email Elizabeth Ann Brown at

Health & Fitness Club

This club enhances student life through various fitness, health and nutrition
related activities. For more information, contact the McMinn Higher Education Center or email either Kim Howard at or Winona Christiansen at

Multi-Cultural Club

This club celebrates and shares the diverse cultures and people that make up the world through activities, events, and club meetings that promote understanding and interest in other countries and/or cultures.  This helps to expand students’ global perspectives, benefiting them not only personally and academically, but also professionally in their future career opportunities. For more information, contact the McMinn Higher Education Center or email Carolina Roman at

History & Culture Club

This club brings together students regularly to pursue student interest in history and other related subjects. This includes field trips, discussions, and planned events on campus that focus on history and culture.  For more information, contact the McMinn Higher Education Center or email Howard Flemings at

Phi Theta Kappa

This club is the international honor society that recognizes the achievement among students at two year colleges. The largest honor society in the world, Phi Theta Kappa membership is invitation only. Membership is offered in fall and spring to students that show outstanding academic performance. Membership entitles you to the privilege of special recognition at graduation, eligibility for over $36 million dollars in scholarship funds, and the opportunity to develop friendships and leadership skills that will last a lifetime. For more information, contact the McMinn Higher Education Center, or email Stefanie West at .

Pages Book Club

Pages Book Club is a great way to get extra credit and to read new and interesting books.  This activity is a great way for students to get to know and interact with other CSCC students.  Only four meetings are held during the semester.  One meeting to meet everyone else and three where you will discuss the book.  Books will be provided for you for free so long as you come to two meetings!  For more information for the Book Club available in Athens, please contact Susie Fries at  For information on additional book club options in Cleveland, please contact Tamara Greer at


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Cleveland State Community College
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