Office of Campus Life and Leadership
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The Office of Campus Life and Leadership makes getting involved easy. You can get involved in a variety of activities, organizations, and opportunities! Making these connections can enhance and complement your scholastic experience and success. Listed below are just a few of the clubs and organizations active at Maple Woods. If you don't see something you like, you can start your own club! Stop by the office to find out how.
Ambassadors are the face of MCC-Maple Woods! Based out of the Admissions Office, Ambassadors are current student leaders who are enthusiastic, ambitious, and passionate about helping prospective students on their journey to MCC-Maple Woods. Through tours and events their mission is to help students make an informed decision about college by making them feel welcome on campus, highlighting what MCC campus life and services to offer and provide them with a better understanding of the college experience.
Advisor: Marie Ridge at 816.604.3028
Art Club serves as a creative outlet for students to raise awareness and promote the arts within our campus and surrounding communities.
Advisor: Carlos Bass at 816.604.3226
Ballroom & Dance Club provides beginning lessons in a variety of ballroom dance styles including Swing and Latin. This club may also explore the ability to form advanced groups for modern dance. We invite students and community to our campus social dance events.
Advisor: Marie Ridge at 816.604.3028
Computer Club seeks to expand student awareness of computing technology through club projects and hosting campus events.
Advisor: Mark Murtha at 816.604.3181
Connect Bible Study is a student led organization that exists to help students connect with God, connect with others and connect with the world. We are dedicated to helping students in their spiritual walk by equipping them in mind and character to impact the world for Christ.
Advisor: Erin Lang at 816.604.3078
Gamers Association seeks to expand student awareness, interest and skills in gaming technology and careers through projects, campus events and industry. We also aim to increase the awareness of the types of games.
Advisor: Bob Williams at 816.604.3215
GSA explores issues that encompass all aspects of diversity including social roles, cultural background and sexual orientation. The goal is to provide support for LGBT members and their allies at our school, as well as raise awareness of discriminatory behaviors, actions, and attitudes that affect our community.
Advisor: Diane Boldt at 816.604.3287
Improv Club seeks to offer students a creative outlet with improvised theatre. We play games and perform skits to entertain the community with shows throughout the semester.
Advisor: Daniel Wright at 816.604.3224
Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society of two-year colleges. Students are invited to join after attaining an overall 3.5 GPA in 12 hours of college credit. Active members have opportunities to develop leadership skills, participate in academic enrichment activities, and develop friendships with fellow Phi Theta Kappa members from all over the country. Membership also qualifies students for many transfer scholarships reserved for Phi Theta Kappa members.
Advisor: Micaela Church at 816.604.1226
REACH is a student led Bible Study at MCC-Maple Woods. Our main focus is to reach out to those around us and telling the “Good News” of what Jesus Christ has done for us. We stress that it’s not about a religion, but that it’s about a relationship with God based upon the Word of God: the Bible.
Advisor: Terrell Tigner at 816.604.3223
Recent Event Discussions explores recent issues that affects all aspects of student life such as breaking news, controversies, and developing social trends. RED aims to create a well-informed student body through enlightening research, discussions, and debates.
Advisor: Emily Fairchild at 816.604.3319
Writer’s Society is a group designed to engender an atmosphere of community for students who seek expression through writing. The society’s objective is to foster the richness of expression, awareness, and knowledge by hosting events, fundraisers, seminars, and other activities for students.
Advisor: Mike Warren at 816.604.3357