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Student Involvement, Clubs & Organizations

Student Involvement Mission Statement:

The Student Involvement Office at Fulton-Montgomery Community College strives to provide a holistic program of enrichment outside the classroom that reflects the interests of a diverse cultural, social, and ethnic extended learning community.  Our goal is to promote intellectual health, physical wellness, and a personally engaging college experience for every student.

Student Involvement Office

The Student Involvement Office is home to the Coordinator of Student Involvement.  The Coordinator of Student Involvement is responsible for the development of a college-wide program of student activities, events, and resources for students.  The Coordinator of Student Involvement trains student leaders to assume positions of responsibility in student organizations and prepares them for future leadership positions and offers advisement and support to all student clubs, organizations and advisors on campus.

To view upcoming events, view the college calendar, join the ‘FMCC Student Involvement Facebook group, or call/stop by the Student Involvement Office.

Student Senate Association (SSA)

The Coordinator of Student Involvement works closely with the Student Senate Association (SSA) in sponsoring leadership training for interested students and cultural events for the campus community. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Student Senate Association, stop by for information on joining. Elections are held in the fall for most SSA positions. The student trustee is elected in the spring semester.

Members of the FMCC Student Senate are comprised of one elected member (senator) from each active club on campus. Students elected to the officer positions continue to represent their club. All senators, including officers, shall have one vote for any item before the FMCC Student Senate.

If you are looking for a leadership position on campus, please consider one of the following officer positions; Club Senator, Student Trustee, FMCC Senate Student Rep, Student Senate Chair, Student Senate Vice Chair, Student Senate Treasurer, or Student Senate Secretary.

All members of the FMCC Student Senate Association must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA in order to serve in their elected positions. After reading this, if you are interested in hearing more about these opportunities, please attend the Student Senate Association meetings.

Click here to view the Student Senate Articles of Governance:

Orientation Programs

Orientation Programs for New Students take place before the start of the Fall and the Spring semesters. Information regarding these events is posted on the FMCC website.

The following are the clubs and organizations which are sponsored by the SSA here at FMCC.  Students interested in participating in one of the existing clubs or in forming a new one should contact the Student Involvement Office.  Be active! Join or start a club!

Student Involvement Office 
Commons – 1st floor Evans Library (L100S) 
518.736.FMCC (3622) ext.
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Abilities Beyond Limitation through Education is the club for students who wish to explore ways to make attending college easier for students with disabilities. Students work together on projects to raise money for club outings and activities to support this mission.

American Sign Language Club
The American Sign Language Club collaborates with the local deaf community to meet and greet in ASL- a visual, spatial concept language which is not related to English. They advocate for equal rights of deaf individuals and promote that the only thing the deaf cannot do is hear.
Criminal Justice Club
The Criminal Justice Club allows students to meet and interact with various law enforcement professionals from federal, state, county, and local agencies in an informal setting. Students hear from speakers, view videotapes, and participate in field trips to learn about the diversity of the criminal justice field. This exposure allows club members insight into their interests in the pursuit of their goals. Students also have the ability to work closely with the criminal justice professionals in volunteer programs.
FMCC Biz Hub
The Business Club is open to all students and is active in both social and service-oriented activities. Typical activities include sponsoring families during the holiday season, organizing a recognition lunch for clerical staff, and trips to such places as Boston, New York, Lake Placid, Burlington, Montreal, Quebec City, and Washington D.C.
Foggy Mountain Players
The Foggy Mountain Players members work closely with the FMCC’s Theater Department to produce campus plays and musicals. Club members include students interested in set design, acting, directing, costume design, and other areas of theatrical production. Other club activities include talent shows, tours of local theaters, and trips to Albany, Boston, and New York City to see shows.
Fulton-Montgomery Athletic Association (FMAA)
The Fulton-Montgomery Athletic Association fosters student participation in the governance of athletics at the College and to act as liaison between the athletic department and the Student Senate Association. Membership is not limited to athletic team members.
Graphic Arts and Photography Club
The Graphic Arts and Photography Club focuses on providing a link to industry via professional outside organizations. Club members may participate in monthly dinner meetings with a chapter of the International Association of Printing House Craftsmen. Printing plant tours are integrated with the club’s event schedule. Community services include job printing for some non-profit organizations and fund-raiser donations to civic organizations.
Hack FM Club
The Hack FM Club aims to spread awareness to the rapidly growing software, networking, and cyber-security jobs available while creating a community of individuals who solve problems through the innovative use of technology.
Medical Imaging Student Association (MISA)
MISA members are typically first and second year radiologic technology students, but membership is open to anyone. MISA serves the college, the community, and its members. MISA participates in fund-raising activities and community/college activities that relate to the medical imaging profession. Examples of these include sponsored trip to the ’Bodies’ exhibit in New York City, sponsorship of families during holidays, on-campus symposiums that provide continuing education credit for area radiologic technologists and community awareness events for relevant health topics like Alzheimer’s disease. MISA typically donates excess treasury proceeds to local organizations such as the YMCA, local animal shelters and the FMCC Foundation.
Peer Tutor Club
The Peer Tutor Club is open to any person who is actively working as a tutor. The Peer Tutor Club brings together some of the brightest students on campus. The club has participated in food drives, fundraisers, and review sessions for finals. The Peer Tutor Club is also active in the community through the March of Dimes Walk-a-thon. Any student who is interested in becoming a tutor and joining the Peer Tutor Club should inquire at the Learning Center, located in the Evans Library.
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)
Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society of two-year colleges. Alpha Alpha Upsilon chapter at FMCC has often earned the coveted 5-star status. PTK designs and implements activities around the hallmarks of Leadership, Fellowship, Scholarship, and Service.
Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture (Gaming Club)
The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture is open to all students who enjoy playing video games and learning about how these games are created. This club plans such events as gaming tournaments, trips to gaming conferences, as well as bringing various speakers on campus to speak on this intriguing subject. The video gaming room is located on the first floor of the Student Union and all are always welcome!
Spectrum Club (Gay-Straight Alliance)
The Spectrum Club offers the opportunity for students to discuss issues related to sexual orientation, diversity, and sex-based discrimination. The club sponsors on-campus speakers who promote tolerance. Members also attend conferences at other colleges where they can share ideas with their peers.
Student Activities Board
The Student Activities Board (SAB) consists of active student volunteers who choose, plan, and implement college-wide social, cultural, educational and community service events and programs. Students who are interested in being on the SAB should contact the Student Involvement Office, located in The Commons.
Student Art Guild
The Student Art Guild promotes visual fine arts on campus and in the community. Through hosting exhibitions, field trips and creative projects, the Art Guild enhances the students’ as well as the communities’ accessibility to the fine arts. With diverse exposure to fine arts, a greater appreciation of artistic expression can be fostered.
Student Nurses Association (SNA)
The Student Nurses Association (SNA) is comprised of first- and second-year nursing students, the SNA serves its students, the college community, and the general community. The SNA sponsors or participates in a few health-related activities such as blood pressure clinics, food drives, health fairs, and March of Dimes Walk America, AIDS Walk-a-thon, campus speakers and Coats for Kids. Members volunteer at area Soup Kitchens and Mental Health Association programs. SNA provides mentors for the Career Exploration Program at Centro Civico.
Students of the World Club
The Students of the World Club is not only for international students. This club promotes cross-cultural awareness by sponsoring service projects, recreational outings, plus on and off campus activities.
Sustainability Club
The Sustainability Club assists in building and maintaining gardens and trails on the campus fosters a sense of community between students, FMCC employees, Liberty Enterprises, HFM BOCES, and the local community. The Club invests students in caring for their physical environment by supporting and raising awareness of their relationship with the world around them, providing them with the opportunity for education, recreation and general wellness, and raising awareness about the topic of sustainability.
Tabletop Gaming Club
The FMCC Tabletop Gaming Club is designed for students who enjoy playing Magic the game and other role-playing card games.
Think Peace Club
The Think Peace Club has four simple goals: Help promote peace through patience, equality, awareness, civility, and empathy; help promote peaceful/nonviolent methods of resolving conflict, help promote peace by respecting the dignity, diversity, and human rights of all people; support the practice of civility individually, in the school community, and in the local community.
The EOP & TRiO Club will be dedicated to promoting camaraderie among students in the EOP and TRiO programs, to creating opportunities for FMCC students (with a focus on EOP & TRiO program participants) to participate in extracurricular activities that promote civic engagement, cultural appreciation, team building, and/or community service.
Wall Street Club
The Wall Street Club is an investment club. The purpose of the club is for students and faculty to have fun and learn about investing together.
Word of Grace
Aurora Christian Fellowship is a Christian oriented group that is open to all students and promotes the discussion of God and the Bible. The club contributes to the social, educational, and cultural climate at Fulton-Montgomery Community College through the meetings, social activities and volunteer experiences.
For information on joining an existing club or starting a new one please contact the Student Involvement Office.