Clubs and Organizations
Looking for ways to enhance your college experience? Want to get involved? You have come to the right place! The Trocaire experience extends far beyond the classroom with an array of extracurricular activities from which to choose to meet your particular interests. Take part in activities with students like you - including those non-traditional students with family and work obligations.
In order to assure that student interests are represented in college governance, representative students sit on several college committees, including the Board of Trustees, Extended Cabinet, the Security Advisory Committee as well as other planning groups as needed. Many of the student representatives for these committees are filled from the members of the Student Association.
"Bring all students that have an interest in the hospitality industry together. Through fundraisers and community events the Trocaire Hospitality Club will work together to raise money for scholarships, field trips, and other initiatives that will benefit the college and local communities. Similar to any successful hospitality venture, the Trocaire Hospitality Club will embrace the importance of professionalism, teamwork, diversity, and communication."
- The Trocaire Hospitality Club was organized for the following purposes:
- To provide all students with an interest in the hospitality industry a place for social and professional networking.
- To provide club members with the academic tools to become successful leaders in the Hospitality Industry.
Advisor: Brandon J. Supernault, Transit Road Location
National Student Nursing Association (NSNA)
Trocaire Student Nurses Association is a recognized constituent of the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA). As such its purposes are:
- To assume responsibility for contributing to nursing education in order to provide for the highest quality of health care.
- To provide programs representative of fundamental interests and concerns to nursing students.
- To aid in the development of the whole person, his/her professional role, his/her responsibility for health care of people in all walks of life.
Membership is open to students currently in Nursing and those students already accepted into the program.
Advisor: Mary Ann Deb, Choate Campus Room 245
Orientation leaders are recruited each year to help our incoming students at orientation. The responsibilities of the orientation leader includes; registration, answering new student questions, setup, cleanup, public speaking, and leading our new students through the orientation process. This essential function of orientation is critical to the success of the orientation process.
Advisor: Jon Hudack, Student Activities Coordinator, Choate Campus Room 133
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
Alpha Pi Eta, the Trocaire chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, is an international honor society for two-year colleges. Induction into the society is held each year at the Honors Convocations. Membership is based upon a semester average of 3.50, service to others, and commitment to the local chapter. New members are invited into this prestigious organization each semester.
Advisor: Jon Hudack, Student Activities Coordinator, Choate Campus Room 133
Practical Nursing Club
The focus of the LPN Club is to enhance the academic experience of students pursuing studies in the practical nursing field. The Club provides a level of social enjoyment and support for its members. SPNA participates in community service activities. All SPNA club members are also members of the National Association for Practical Nurse Education and Services, Inc. Membership is open to students currently in the Practical Nursing Program.
Advisor: Marlene Rogers, Choate Campus Room 431
Radiologic Technology Club
The Radiologic Technology Club was organized for the following purposes:
To provide the students enrolled in or entering the Radiologic Technology Program with current information pertinent to their professional development as well as promoting a positive attitude and reinforcement of the Code of Ethics of Radiologic Technologists.
- To inform members of the continuing educational and career opportunities available in the field of diagnostic imaging.
- To provide opportunities for social and academic interaction with fellow students, faculty and guest speakers in the field.
- To enhance students academically by providing support and assistance for their personal education.
Advisor: Rachel McCormick, Choate Campus Room 342
The purpose of this organization is to be the voice of the students as it pertains to quality of student life at Trocaire. To help encourage self-government and promote responsibility, dedication, and cooperation among the students and in their relations with the faculty and administrative offices of the College. The Student Activities Coordinator serves as the advisor to the Student Association. S.A. meets once a month and new members are always welcome.
Advisor: Jon Hudack, Student Activities Coordinator, Choate Campus Room 133.
Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics
The Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics (S.A.N.D.) was established to broaden the scope of of educational experiences through food and nutrition-related activities both on campus and in the community. Association activities could include, but are not limited to:
- Networking opportunities
- Nutrition Education Events
- Community Outreach
- Leadership Development
- Participation at professional meetings and events
- Fundraising to support these activities
Advisor: Kathy Border, Transit Room 106
Trocaire College Association of Student Surgical Technologists
The Association of Student Surgical Technologists is a student organization that is committed to:
- Enhance the Surgical Technology Profession to ensure quality patient care.
- Exchange professional knowledge, expertise, and ideas in the field of Surgical Technology.
- Promote a high standard of Surgical Technology performance for quality patient care.
- Motivate interest in continuing education for Surgical Technologist’s.
- Fundraise for the annual Surgical Technology Pining Ceremony.
- Community service.
- Promote and maintain communication and cooperative relationships with other professional health care organizations.
- Encourage and explore the diversified role of the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).
Kimberly Heeb, Choate Campus Room 333
The TroGreen Team was organized for the following purposes:
- To foster an environmental awareness among the students, faculty, and staff of Trocaire College.
- To inform members and non-members of various environmental initiatives, issues, and solutions that impacts the Trocaire community and the universal community as well.
- To promote an ecologically responsible college through campus-based initiatives such as paper and bottle recycling, waste reduction, car-pooling, and neighborhood clean-ups.
- To enhance the overall experience of students, faculty, and staff at Trocaire College.
This student, faculty, and staff organization is in existence to inform and update the Trocaire community on health and wellness tips and tools.
- Advisors: Pam Jablonicky, Hal Kingsley
Student clubs and organizations evolve from either personal interests and needs or academic interests. Those funded through the student life fee must have an advisor and have bylaws on file in the Student Activities Office. Trocaire will recognize only those clubs/organizations whose purpose is in accord with the philosophy and mission of the college.