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Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

ACC PlayersThe ACC Players is a club for ACC students who are interested in theatre or learning more about it. The club explores all aspects of theatre from technical to performance. The ACC Players host many events such as workshops, attending professional shows, improvisation activities, and more. All of the events are free for ACC Players club members. When possible, the ACC Players put on a spring production. Any ACC student is welcome to audition for the show whether they are a member of the club or not. For more information, please contact club advisor Heather Pines at pinesh@alpenacc.edu.

ACC Takes PrideACC Takes Pride is an LGBTQ+ Allies Student Advocacy Group where ACC students can work together toward education, understanding, support, and acceptance. This group is open to all orientations and lifestyles. The goal of the group is to engage in events in the Alpena community and work with other student groups at ACC to foster cooperation and volunteerism. For more information, please contact the advisor, Shawn Sexton, via email at sextons@alpenacc.edu.
Visit ACC Takes Pride on Facebook.

Beta Gaming ClubA club that facilitates interaction between students, faculty, and alumni of the ACC Network Administration and Computer Science programs, as well as the larger video gaming and technology enthusiast community. This club helps students exercise their interests in all aspects of computer technology, relax a bit during the year with frequent gaming competitions and events, and prepare for highly-prestigious tech certifications offered by the College. Contact Matt Gallarno in CTR 110E (989.358.7290 or gallarnm@alpenacc.edu).

Educated Voters of Alpena Community CollegeEducated Voters of Alpena Community College, or EVACC, is a student-initiated, led, and organized group for students who wish to have educated discussions about politics. This group does not affiliate itself with any political party and does not take a stance on issues, rather it encourages students to learn how to effectively talk about politics and keep the conversation going when different opinions are brought up. For more information, contact EVACC at ev@myacc.alpenacc.edu

Lumberjack E-SportsWhile this young team just started in Fall 2019, the group is already off to a great start! E-Sports are a form of competition using video games, often with organized multiplayer video game competitions. The Fall 2019 Team started off their season with 7-weeks of straight wins. The team then traveled to Western Michigan University for their first in-person tournament. They were defeated in the finals against Alma College and took 2nd place for the division. 

The team is excited about moving forward as a new team for ACC and moving to another league next year that is hosted by the NJCAA which is a national league competition. Their goal is to find a dedicated space and equipment to be able to practice and host future events here at ACC.
Lumberjack E-Sports Webpage

Manufacturing Technology Group
This group is a collaboration of Machine Tool Technology, Welding Technology, and CAD Engineering Technology departments to enhance the manufacturing skills through interaction, teamwork, and communications both within ACC departments and the community.
Our Goals

  • Facilitate interaction between the students, faculty, and Alumni of all ACC Manufacturing Technology departments as well as industry in the community. 
  • Introduce other departments as well as community members to the opportunities in the manufacturing fields. 
  • Enhance the education and experiences of the student members through interaction with industry. 
  • Give students additional opportunities to study and practice manufacturing skills to prepare them for 3rd party testing and Skills USA competitions. 

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Marine Technology SocietyA student section of the professional Marine Technology Society with the section’s guiding purpose of a collaboration of ocean and great lakes science, history and, engineering professional societies dedicated to enhancing the experience of the ocean and great lakes archeology, history, and marine technology students at the Alpena Community College.
Visit the ACC Marine Technology Society on Facebook

Ski & Snowboard Club
This club was created for ACC students and faculty who are interested in the winter sport of downhill skiing or snowboarding. All experience levels are welcome and encouraged to join! Free transportation to and from the school is provided (space is limited) and lift ticket and equipment rental rates are discounted. The club meets on a need-to-know basis. For further information, contact Hannah at skiclub@myacc.alpenacc.edu.

Student Leadership CommissionThe Student Leadership Commission is the student body liaison with College administration and the Board of Trustees. Members gain leadership and group work experience while addressing issues of concern to students and planning a variety of social and academic events throughout the academic year. The Student Leadership Commission is composed of six student members appointed by the department chairs and the president.

Student Nurses AssociationMembers take part in campus and community services and social projects. The group maintains an alumni association for graduates from the associate degree nursing (ADN) program at ACC and promotes and maintains the high standards of the nursing profession.
Contact the Student Nurses Association

The Language SocietyThe Language Society is a collaboration of language learners dedicated to enhancing the foreign language experience of students, faculty members, staff, and alumni of Alpena Community College, as well as community members. Their goals include enhancing the linguistic skills of members as well as participating in community service by using languages for a variety of purposes.
The Language Society Presents: California and Nevada in Four Days
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 6:30 p.m. - Granum Theatre
Join the Language Society members as they talk about their trip from May 2021 when they visited California and Nevada. 

Honor Societies

Phi Theta KappaAn honor society that brings recognition to students who achieve academic excellence and demonstrate an interest in their college and community. The selection to the PTK Nu Omicron Chapter at ACC is by faculty nomination. Chapter activities range from involvement in student government, volunteer work for community service organizations and sponsoring speakers on campus, to arranging social get-togethers and educational tours.

Learn more about the benefits of joining PTK

Contact Information:
Melanie Thomas

Sigma Zeta National Math & Science Honor SocietySigma Zeta (SZ) – This is a math/science honor society which encourages and fosters the attainment of knowledge in the natural sciences, computer science, and mathematics while recognizing the attainment of high scholarship among those inducted into this society. Membership is open to students with a major in mathematics, science, or computer science. Elementary and secondary education students are eligible if their subject area expertise will be in a math/science field. Chapter activities include speakers and field trips to industries of interest. Volunteer opportunities such as working with Science Olympiad are available along with social/academic events of interest to the members.

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Contact Information:
Dan Rothe, Mathematics Instructor
121 C Van Lare Hall