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Clubs & Organizations


Our organizations and clubs provide students with a valuable opportunity to get involved in campus life by participating in various organizations geared to your specific interest. We offer a range of organizations from career, recreation, to special interest.

If you are interested in learning more about our organizations. click on the link of a specific group. To start and register or reactivate an existing club, please fill out the registration form.  

For club regulations and policies, check the Clubs and Organizations Handbook. Advisors should refer to the Advisor Handbook. The most recent editions of these handbooks can be obtained as physical copies from the SEaL office. All Clubs and Organizations forms can be found in the Forms section to the right.

For more information stop by Nestor Hall 116 or call 614-287-2637.

Active Clubs

All listed clubs in this section are active through the end of Summer Semester 2014 on August 9, 2014. Failure to renew a club by the third week of the new semester will deactivate your club.

American Sign Language (ASL) Club
Lori S. Trent, Advisor: or (614) 287-5187
Our club exists to support and develop each member's visual communication, interpersonal, and language skills. We are committed to building and growing communication, learning, and community involvement.

Athletic Club
Advisor, TBD
To promote athletic excellence, good sportsmanship, and character-building relationships among athletes, coaches, parents, and the Columbus State community.

College Democrats
Dr. Rita Bova, Advisor: (614) 287-2530
To fulfill the democratic and idealistic values of a vibrant and caring American society.

Cougar Pride 
Luke Robson, Advisor: (614) 287-5520
Provides support, interaction, education, outreach, and advocacy for LGBTQ issues for Columbus State Community College and surrounding areas.

Cougatism Club
Ellen Sadler, Advisor: (614) 287-5265
To circulate awareness and understanding of Aspergers and Autism in a college from an autistic point of view.

Cougars for the Community
Selloane Asiamah, Advisor:
Thomas Capps, President:
This is a Student Volunteer Organization whose mission is to fulfill the needs of the community through community service and charitable actions around campus and the surrounding area.
Organization Website -

Cross Country Club
Advisor, TBD
We provide our members with any cardiovascular workouts by running to help improve their physical ability in races and mental performance in classes.

DESI Student Association
Amy Burrell, Advisor: (614) 287-2671
The purpose of DESI Student Association is to provide its members and all interested others social and academic support network and to promote the importance of DESI culture at CSCC and the community-at-large. All students are welcome to join!

Dietetic Student Association
Jan Van Horn, Advisor: (614) 287-2580
To provide academic support, opportunities for community service projects, and expand the educational experience through field trips and guest speakers for present and future Dietetic students.

Hospitality Club
Gretchen Friend, Advisor: (614) 287-5188
Joann Linder, President: (614) 623-6520
The Hospitality Club acts as a professional networking and social organization for interested students in the Hospitality Management Program and all other interested majors. We provide career counseling/seminars, new information in the hospitality industry and educational assistance to all members. We create affiliations with other hospitality organizations and vendors to enhance the education of all members and the current hospitality Department here at CSCC.

International Student Association (ISA)
Irene Petten, Advisor: (614) 287-2004
Support international students and expose college community to international cultures and perspectives.

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
Ryan Chan, Advisor: (614) 287-5377
A multiethnic family that proclaims the love of Jesus to bring purpose and community to students at Columbus State Community College.

Latin American Student Association
Guadalupe Raguel Pina, Advisor: (614) 287-5037
To consolidate the relationships among Latin-American students and/or other students interested in Latin-American and Latino cultures; to ease the transition to college of our members and introduce them to various resources within CSCC; to leave a cultural fingerprint for future students and volunteer for the community and engage students in college life.

Medical Laboratory Technology Association
MaryEllen Tancred, Advisor: (614) 287-5099
To promote the advancement of the Medical Laboratory Profession and provide service in the healthcare community.

Muslim Student Association
Susan Abdel-Grawad, Advisor: (614) 287-5829
Bring together Muslim community

Otaku Culture Club
Dana Knott, Advisor: (740) 203-8183
To celebrate and learn more about Japanese culture, including anime, manga, and cosplay.

Mosaic Club
Gary D. Rensi, Advisor: (614) 287-3629
Mosaic has the simple mission of leading students into a growing relationship with Christ. Our vision is to see the gospel message effectively spread throughout the Columbus State campus. In order to see our vision succeed, our goal is to present the scriptures in such a compelling and practical way that everybody in attendance will leave with the intention of returning the following week. Everything we do is for the purpose of drawing the attention of students so that we can point them towards Jesus..

Peace and Social Justice Club
Rebeca Mobley, Advisor: (614) 287-5040
Promote social responsibility; instill awareness of larger social economic, and political issues; nurture the values of fairness and justice, and identify tand contest injustice, and inspire others to do the same.

Phi Theta Kappa
Peter Bower Riley, Advisor: (614) 287-3649
To recognize and encourage scholarship, provide opportunities for development of leadership and service, as well as provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, and stimulate fellowship among students.  Phi Theta Kappa also provides direction to students, who are academically successful, for scholarships of monetary awards for continuance of their education.

Respiratory Therapy Club
Susan L. Donahue, Advisor: (614) 287-2633
Promote and recognize scholarship service and leadership among students and grads of the field of respiratory care.

Connie Clark, Advisor: (614) 287-2597
Dental hygiene students devoted to learning more about their field outside of the classroom and clinic by serving the school and community.

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Association (STEM)
Laura Shady, Advisor: (614) 287.5541 or
Merideth Sellars, Advisor: (614) 287-5105 or
To foster awareness and create motivationg and educational activities to enrich the opportunities in the STEM disciplines at CSCC. To provide information and experiences to STEM students and STEM careers by bringing guest speakers from industry and from other colleges and universities. Additionally, field trips are taken to promote STEM careers, research experiences and community programming in STEM disciplines.

Secular Student Allicance
Shauna L. Sowga, Advisor: (614) 287-5963
This group is for the atheist, agnostic, secular humanist, and freethinking students at Columbus State Community College. Anyone can attend meetings. The only requirement is that you be a student or faculty member. You may be asked to send an email from a CSCC account to prove your student/faculty status. If you do happen to be religious, please do NOT attempt to use this group to proselytize or convert people.

Senior/Student Nursing Class
Carol Beneker, Advisor: (614) 287-5156
Advocate and representtive for Nursing student community.

Student Paralegal Association (SPA)
Catherine Ribberbusch, Advisor: (614) 287-2622
To provide information to students regarding paralegal activities and opportunity and professional networking.

TRIO Academic Outreach
Stacey Rogers, Advisor: (614) 287-5531
The purpose of this organization is to foster development of academic, social, and cultural activities to promote leadership, college success, graduation, and retention for students.

Weightlifting Club
Advisor, TBD
We focus on barbell weightlifting specifically the Olympic - style lifts(snatch and clean and jerk) along with power lifting lifts.

Young Generation for Christ
Everett Roark, Advisor: (614) 287-5351
Young college students, all nationalities, working and learning how to better our relationship with Christ. Our purpose is to bring unity, peace, hope, love, joy, and forgiveness in the hearts of students through Christ. Our goal is to lift up the name of Christ while bringing a positive environment on campus.

Inactive Clubs

This section contains clubs that have gone inactive. To reactivate or renew an old club or start your own, fill out the Club and Organization Registration Form.