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Campus Clubs

Chartered Campus Clubs

Mailing Address: 380 East Aten Road, Imperial, CA 92251

Updated as of September 18, 2017

Agriculture (AG) Club: Advisor,  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-5717

Purpose: To help young men and women get established in farming and related occupations. To increase, share, and add to the members understanding of agricultural related knowledge. To assist and cooperate with other agricultural and campus organizations. To encourage social, recreational and educational activities.

Club President: Steven Johnson Vice President: Matthew Flores  Secretary: Frankie Felix

American Sign Language Club: Advisor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6120

Purpose: To promote American Sign Language and Deaf Culture. To encourage social and recreational activities. To assist and cooperate with other valley and campus organizations.

Club President: Ernesto Salcedo Vice President: Gilbert Vasquez   Secretary:  Therlma D. Baro Treasurer:  Brandon Chaboya

Business Club: Advisor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6339

Purpose: To promote student interaction between school, government, and business sectors by attending professional events, conferences, community activities and offering the association's services to different organizations (private and non-private).

Club President: Francisco A. Rivera Vice President: Ana Ferreiro  Secretary: Julia Samaniego

Chemistry Club: Advisor,  Dr. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6751

The Chemistry Club meets every Monday from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Room 2715

Purpose: To inform, empower, and unite potetial Chemistry majors at Imperial Valley College.  We recognize the lack of Chemistry involvement at IVC, therefore this organization will create a transfer-focused culture for these students and provide them with the necessary resources that will ensure their success at Imperial Valley College as well as increase their transfer readiness.  Chemistry Club students will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and support systems, which will create a sense of community among students with the common goal of trasnferring to a four-year school as Chemistry majors.  This club will serve as a space for students to exchange ideas and to vocalize their concerns, as well as create a helpful environment for first-year college students who are interested in becoming Chemistry majors.  The resources we will provide include informational meetings, guest speakers, and field trips to local places as well as potential future universities for Chemistry transfers.  Ultimately, participation and excitement for the club will allow the Chemistry community at IVC to grow and thus increase transfer rates in the Chemistry field.

Club President: Pending Vice President: Pending Secretary:  Roberto Hitoshi Palomares

Christian Club: Advisor,  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  The Christian Club meets every Tuesday from 12:50 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. in Room 2131

Purpose: The purpose of the club shall be to communicate the Gospel in any way, shape, or form to the community in order to save the lost, and impact community decisions. All members will be encouraged to take a stand for the truth and be a good witness to their peers and community.

Club President:  Christian Sanchez

College Association of Abuse Prevention (CAAP) Club: Advisor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6579

  The CAAP Club meets every Monday from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Room 806

Purpose: The CAAP will work on: (1) Provide non confrontational education and information to the college and the community regarding the consequences of addiction and alcohol/substance abuse. (2) Provide community outreach to personas at risk or dealing with substance abuse issues. (3) Provide referral information for prevention, abuse and services. (4) Promote healthy substance free activities. (5) Provide students activities to raise funds for students to supplement their educational opportunities at workshops and substance abuse conferences.

Club Officers:  Pending

Communication Club: Advisor, Mr. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6331

Purpose:  The purpose for which this organization is formed are: to promote awareness of Communication field, to encourage social and recreational activities, to assist and cooperate with other valley and campus organizations.

Club President: Jorge Gonzalez Vice President: Armando Orozco Secretary: Pending

Communication Club: Advisor, Mr. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6331

Purpose:  The purpose for which this organization is formed are: to promote awareness of Communication field, to encourage social and recreational activities, to assist and cooperate with other valley and campus organizations.

Club President: Jorge Gonzalez Vice President: Armando Orozco Secretary: Pending

Diesel Tech Club: Advisor, Mr. Vincent Pollizzi

The purpose:  To promote student interaction with the latest technology in teh automotive industry, allowing students to use their automotive experience and create/build vehicles from scratch.  This club will give students the ability and resources.

Club President: Santiago Corpus  Vice President:  Arturo G. Pacheco Secretary: Robert Lopez

Future Leaders Club: Advisor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6160

Purpose: To encourage social, recreational and educational activities among Future Leaders Club members. To instill in each individual the self-esteem to carry themselves with a sense of pride and honesty, so that they may be better understood, and in turn, they may better understand. To instill in the minds of all students the need and desire for an education, so that these students may take a firm initiative in all fields of education; and so that we, as students can occupy a worthwhile and significant place in the community.

Club President: Miguel Rubalcava Vice President: Luis Caloca Secretary: Luis Chavez

Future Teachers Club: Advisor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6336

The Future Teachers Club meets every Monday and Tuesday from 12:50 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. in Room 810

Purpose: (a) Promote and support the teaching profession and to encourage interest in that profession, through networking with schools, teachers and educational programs.  (b) Provide opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate leadership skills through the planning and implementation of club activities.  (c) Enhance the knowledge of volunteer opportunities for pre-professional experience in public schools.  (d) Encourage a closer relationship between students and the college, faculty, and advising staff.

Club President: Manlio Silva    Vice President: Andrew Kennedy   Secretary: Ashley Valdez

Gamerz (Gaming) Club: Advisor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-5714

The Gaming Club meets every Monay and Wednsday from 12:50 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. in Room 801

Purpose: The purpose of this organization is to raise funds for different charitable organizations by means of gaming.

Club President:  Marcos Icahuate Vice President:  Jose Varela   Secretary:  Jose Olivas 

LGBTQ Club:  Advisor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  The LGBTQ Club meets every Thursday from 12:50 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. in Room 315

Purpose: The purpose of this club is to provide a safe place for students to meet, support each other, talk about issues related to sexuality, and work to end homophobia.  In addition to support, the students fo this club will work on educating themselves and the broader school community about sexuality and gender identity issues.  The group will also provide a social outlet for LGBTQ and straight students.

Club President: Ramon Marquez  Vice President: Susana Vargas   Secretary: Vanessa Romero

Math Club: Advisor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6160

Purpose: To promote the subject of Mathematics.  To promote students to pursue a career in a math-related field and to encourage the study of not only in Mathematics, but also in any career in general.  To improve the attitude of students towards Mathematics.

Club President:  Jesus Lopez   Vice President:  Carlos Moran   Secretary:  Pending

Military and Veterans Support Club: Advisor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6418

Purpose: To create military & veteran students awareness and support in Imperial Valley College and in our community.  To support military & veteran students through their academic transition.  To allow the sharing of military experiences and to encourage veterans to see college as a viable option.  To change the common perception of the veterans among IVC students, in our community.  To share information regarding:  VA benefits, workshops and other veteran related topics.

 Club President:  Pending Vice President:  Elvira Hernandez   Seccretary:  Alejandro Vasquez

Philosophy Club: Advisor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6285

Purpose: The purpose for which this organization is formed are:  to encourage critical thinking among students at IVC, to promote differing viewpoints on important issues and to interact with members of the community to help spread rational means of communication.

Club President: Jaime Castellanos   Vice President: Claudio Alcala   Secretary: Daisy Benavides

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Club:  Advisor, Dr. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6477

Purpose: The purpose of the STEM Club is to inform, empower, and unite potential STEM majors at Imperial Valley College.  We recognize the lack of STEM involvement at IVC, therefore this organization will create a transfer-focused culture for these students and provide them with the necessary resources that will ensure their success at Imperial Valley College as well as increase their transfer readiness.  STEM Club students will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and support systems, which will create a sense of community among students with the common goal of transferring to a four-year school as STEM majors.  This club will serve as a space for students to exchange ideas and to vocalize their concerns, as well as create a helpful environment for first-year college students who are interested in becoming STEM majors.  The resources we will provide include informational meetings, guest speakers, and field trips to local places as well as potential future universities for STEM transfers.  Ultimately, participation and excitement for the club will allow the STEM community at IVC to grow and thus increase transfer rates in the STEM field.

Club President: Pending   Vice President: Pending Secretary: Ana Guardado

Spirit Club: Advisor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Purpose: This organization was created to provide entertainment at all home athletic events and endorse school spirit and involvement on campus.  If transportation is available, we will attend any athletic events off campus.

Club Officers:  Kimberly Renteria Vice President:  Nathalie Rodriguez Secretary:  Pending

Students for Political Awareness (SPA) Club: Advisors, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6284

Purpose: It shall be the purpose of Students for Political Awareness to keep informed of political issues affecting our society and government, and provide information regarding these issues to the students of Imperial Valley College and the community. This will be accomplished by working with the other IVC student clubs and various organizations in the community.

Club President: Andrea Cervantes Vice President: Robert Davila Secretary: Emmanuel Davila

Student Support Services (SSS) Club: Advisor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Jr.

Purpose: To encourage social, recreational and educational activities among Student Support Services students. To instill in each individual the self-esteem to carry themselves with a sense of pride and honesty, so that they may be better understood, and in turn, they may better understand. To instill in the minds of all students the need and desire for an education, so that these students may take a firm initiative in all fields of education; and so that we, as students can occupy a worthwhile and significant place in the community.

Club President:  Ana Karen Borquez Vice President:  Ramon Vizcarra Secretary:  Jaime Vasquez

Zion Bible Study Club, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6442

Purpose: To promote a better understanding of the bible and discern the teachings of the bible from rules taught by men.  To encourage students to do their research and be informed about modern Christianity and its history.  Including how much it has changed over time and how this relates to the will of God.

Club Officers:  Pending

 

CLUBS NOT YET CHARTERED

Adventure Club: Advisor, Kevin Marty, (760) 355-5761

Purpose: To engage students in recreational outdoor activities as a way to promote education and appreciation of various local environments, including but not limited to: knowledge regarding local flora and fauna, as well as physical geography and geology. To provide platform in which students may share information, and interpret their environment. To encourage and promote conscious lifestyle choices that benefits the student and the environment.

Aged Out Club: Advisor,  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6272

Purpose: To inspire students to reach their dreams, goals and their full potential, by offering emotional, academic and social support.

Anime and Comic Book Club:

Purpose: To provide an opportunity for students of Imperial Valley College to explore Japanese, South Korean, and American culture through both visual and written media.  Visual media includes but not limited to anime (Japanese cartoons), Korean dramas, cartoons and movies.  Written media includes but is not limited to manga (Japanese comics), manhwa (Korean comics), and American comics.  The goals of the club include exploring, analyzing, and interpreting anime (and other visual media) as a form of art and comics as a form of literature.  Club members will also have the opportunity to work together to study Japanese and South Korean culture and the Japanese language.

Aquatics Club: Advisor, Mike Palacio Jr., 

Purpose: The Aquatics club will be to support club member's health through aquatic sports and games. 

Baha'i Unity Club: Advisor, Dr. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Purpose: To bring students together in a spirit of friendship, to promote independent and unprejudiced thinking, to foster unity among racial, ethnic and religious groups on campus, to collaborate with organizations having simiar aims, and to foster understanding, love and fellowship on this campus by sponsoring such events as lectures, information tables, service projects, discussions, social activities and public meetings.  This club shall not endorse any partisan or political group on a campus level or otherwise.

Cross Country Club: Advisor, Jill Nelipovich, (760) 355-6297

Purpose: To promote health and fitness through running. Prepare for competitions, locally and regionally, raise money to fund entry fees and travel cost, develop interest in the women's cross-country team and develop friendships with other students with a similar interest.

Disabled Student Club:

Purpose: To encourage social, recreational, and educational activities among Disabled Student Club members. To provide a forum to which IVC disabled and non-disabled persons can bring to the Disabled Student Club all and any disability related issues.

Educational Talent Search Club: Advisor, Myriam Fletes, (760) 355-6251

Purpose: The purpose is to raise funds for Educational Field Trips, to assist Educational Talent Search Bridge students with their educational supplies, and book grants.

Early Childhood Education Club (ECEC): Advisor, Mr.  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. & Ms. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6397 or 355-6231

Purpose:  The mission of the Early Childhood Education Club (ECEC) of Imperial Valley is to represent the voice, ideals, concerns, and interests of all Early Childhood/Child Development students.  To provide ECE/Child Development students with information that will enhance their knowledge of and their opportunities in the field.

 

English as a Second Language (ESL) Club: Advisor,  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6171

Purpose:  To increase an awareness of the social and cultural aspects of English-speaking communities; to encourage social, recreational and educational activities among club participants; to assist and cooperate with other valley and campus organizations; to promote Higher Education to the non-native English  speaking population; to provide a space for practicing the English language for those non-native English speakers.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes Club: Advisor, Andrew Robinson, (760) 355-6167

The vision of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes is to impact the world for Jeus Christ through the influence of athletes, students and coaches.  The fellowship of Christian Athletes' mission is to present the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior, Lord and best friend, serving Him in everything we do in our lives.

Fitness Club: Advisor,  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6167

Purpose:  Striving to participate in a physically fit and healthy lifestyle in a positive and safe environment.

Friends of the Earth Club: Advisor, Mr. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Purpose:  The purpose of this organization shall be to develop leadership skills in IVC/Mecca/Thermal students.  We will plan, develop and administer activities to unite our community.

HOSA: Future Health Professionals, Advisor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Purpose: To Promote health science/careers education.  Build the confidence of students in tehmselves and their work by providing occupational competencies and social skills that lead to realist choices of careers and successful employment in the healthcare field.  Promote organizational communication with professional groups, and businesses. 

IVC Glee Club: Advisor, Dr. Hope A. Davis, (760) 355-6287

Purpose: Club is formed with the purpose of improving performance skills of each member. Club plans to organize events for the benefits of the music program of IVC. Members will take part in benefiting the music program by performing various shows throughout the semester.

The Melting Pot Club: Advisor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6537

Purpose: To experience new cuisines and share ideas regarding culinary techniques, recipies, and cooking styles.

Preschool Parent Club: Advisor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6232

Purpose: The purpose of the club is to create a support for parenting students to strengthen their family bonds while striving to achieve their academic goals.

Public Safety Club: Advisor, Edward Wells, (760) 355-6279

Purpose: To bring awareness of Public Safety to the students and the community.

Robotics Club: Advisor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6505

Purpose: To promote social and educational opportunities for those IVC students interested in designing, building and programming robots. To develop presentations, workshops and competitions, promoting teamwork and utilizing robots.

Soccer Club:

Purpose: To encourage social, recreational and educational activities among the Soccer Club members. To disseminate and exchange information and value among members and other interested people. To promote IVC and Imperial Valley community involvement.

Spanish Club: Advisor, Romano Sanchez-Dominguez, (760) 355-5765

Purpose: To increase an awareness of the social and cultural aspects of the Spanish speaking countries and communities. To encourage social, recreational and educational activities among club participants. To promote Higher Education to the Spanish Speaking population. To provide a space for practicing the language for those non Spanish Speakers.

Spanish Conversation Club: Advisor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6442

Purpose: To provide a space for non-Spanish speakers to practice their language skills.  To promote learning and enrichment of Spanish conversational skills.  To increase an awareness of the social and cultural aspects of the Spanish speaking countries and communities.  To encourage soclial, recreational and educational activities among club participants.

Spay Neuter Incredible Pets (SNIP) Club: Advisor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6263

Purpose: To educate and increase awareness on the feral cat issue on campus.  Find a humane and ecological solution to the feral cat issue on campus.  Disseminate information related to the importance of spaying and neutering pets.  Promote adoption of pets through the Humane Society and other Imperial Valley shelters.  Raise funds for food, shelters, and animal necessities and causes.

Student Art Association Club

Purpose: To encourage social, artistic and educational activities among students. To instill in each individual the self-esteem to carry themselves with a sense of pride and honesty, so that they may be better understood and appreciated. To instill in the minds of all students the need and desire for the appreciation of art and an artisitic outlet.

Tennis Club: Advisor, Mike Palacio Jr.

Purpose: It shall be the purpose of the Arabs Tennis Club to promote school spirit and develop sportsmanship by creating positive relations within the community and other players during sport events. It is also the goal of the Arabs Tennis club to encourage active participation by tis members

Ultimate Frisbee Club:

Purpose: To encourage social, recreational and educational activities among UFC members.  To be an association of personnel in the field of ultimate frisbee, responding to and motivated by its membership.  To provide a forum for the exchange information and value among members and other interested persons.  To further development of the organization.  To strive for greater uniformity and coordination.  To participate in/and encourage the design, development, and conduct of regularly scheduled and/or special training and educational programs for the personal mental/physical advancement of our members.

Upward Bound Club: Advisor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (760) 355-6252

Purpose: The purpose of the club will be to provide its members with leadership experience which will enable them to obtain confidence to run for office at the college and community organizations.

Veterans Support Club:

Purpose: To create veteran awareness and support in Imperial Valley College students and in our community.  To allow the sharing of military experiences and to encourage veterans to see college as a viable option.  To change the common perception of the Veterans among IVC students and in our community.  To share information regarding: VA benefits, workshops and other veteran related topics.

Welding Club: Advisor, Carlos Araiza

Purpose: To provide a safe environment for welding students to practice and become more efficient as they develop their welding skills.  To participate in IVC/Community Events in order to inform our communities about rewarding skilled trade careers such as welding.

Young Adult Catholic Club: Advisors, Angie Ruiz (760) 355-6339

The purpose of the club is to bring fellow Catholics together to create a sense of love and community where they can grow in the Catholic faith together, serve God and others, and have fun doing activities that gloria God!

 

 

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