Clubs & Organizations
Cincinnati State offers a variety of clubs and organizations, so students have the opportunity to jump in and get involved. Check out the list below to see if something piques your interest, or contact Student Activities to discuss the possibility of starting a club or organization you think would be a good addition to the list.
Cincinnati State Club List
American Culinary Federation (ACFI) Junior Chapter at MCI
Black Male Initiative (BMI)
Black Student Union (BSU)
Chi Alpha Campus Ministries
Cincinnati State FIRST Robotics Team
Cincinnati State Gamers/Smash Club
Cincinnati State Toastmasters
Early Childhood Club
International Student Association (ISA)
Interpreter Training Program Club (ITP)
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA)
Landscape Ornamental Horticulture Club
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)
Respiratory Care Club
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
Spanish Club (CSSC)
Surge Spirit Squad
Veterans Student Association
Women of Color on Campus
Club Details List
Adult Learners on Campus provides support for non-traditional students and offers leadership development and social activities for students and their families.
Contact: Crystal Bossard, Sandra Dees
Phone: (513) 569-4756, (513) 569-1740
The ACFI’s purpose is to promote culinary arts and certification through competitions such as the ACF National Junior Hot Food, the Knowledge Bowl, and Student of the Year, and to promote their professional goals by bringing in speakers and chefs to educate about modern culinary arts trends.
Contact: Betsy LaSorella
Phone: (513) 569-1568
The ASCE student chapter participates in a variety of community, academic, and industry events, including concrete canoe and surveying competitions, Habitat for Humanity projects, and local chapter meetings. Membership is open to students in the Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering Technologies.
Contact: Carol Morman
Phone: (513) 569-1770
The Purpose of BMI is to increase pride in African American men. Provide motivation to achieve, and a forum for discussion and direction in tough issues.
Contact: Gary Boyle
Phone: (513) 569-1545
BSU’s purpose is to unify students and encourage black awareness. BSU helps students prepare for academic success and to be a positive influence in the community and workforce of tomorrow.
Contact: Destiny Howard
Phone: (513) 569-1534
Chi Alpha is a Spirit-empowered, diverse community on university campuses, declaring in word and lifestyle faith in Jesus Christ, equipped to fulfill our purpose as leaders in God's global plan. Chi Alpha reconciles students to Christ, equipping them through spirit-filled communities of prayer, worship, fellowship, discipleship and mission to transform the university, the marketplace and the world.
Contact: Marcia Caulton or Sadell Bradley
Phone: (513) 569-5749 (513) 476-0485
The function of this club is to design and build a robot to meet the requirements laid forth by the First Robotics organization for competitions.
Contact: Josh Haldeman
Phone: (513) 919-6523
This club provides a fun and safe playing environment for Magic: The Gathering, and holds regular meetings and playing competitions on and off campus.
Contact: Mary Beth Barnes
Phone: (513) 569-5747
The mission of Cincinnati State Toastmasters is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every individual member has the opportunity to develop oral communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth.
Contact: Melissa Scott
Phone: (513) 569-1540
The Early Childhood Club will oversee providing opportunities that will benefit children in the community.
Contact: Sandy Owens
Phone: (513) 569-1518
The Environmental Club promotes environmental awareness by participating in special projects in the community. The club also promotes the Environmental Engineering Technology Program by visiting area high schools.
Contact: Ann Gunkel or Ann Fallon
Phone: (513) 569-1783 or (513) 569-1750
The International Students Association provides support to international students and a chance to interact with other international and American students through meetings and gatherings.
Contact: Yolanda Lawrence
Phone: (513) 569-1543
The ITP Club serves ITP students and local deaf communities by providing guest speakers, tutors, and mentors.
Contact: Jessica Minges, Dawn Caudill
Phone: (513) 569-1829, (513)-569-5763
The purpose of the Cincinnati State NAHB is to recognize students who are willing to volunteer their time, education, and experience in order to increase interest in the home building industry among students.
Contact: Tom Burns
Phone: (513) 569-1749
The OTA’s purpose is to educate the members in becoming Occupational Therapy Assistants and promote OT awareness in the community.
Contact: Cindy Kief or Claudia Miller
Phone: (513) 569-1691 or (513) 569-1598
The Ornamental Horticulture Club provides a casual atmosphere where ideas and professional information is shared. The club helps with the sale of special holiday arrangements, and the money raised helps fund student trips to competitions and professional meetings. Club members also volunteer their time at the greenhouse.
Contact: Elke Hartman, Mark Deacon, or Heather Wiggins
Phone: (513) 569-5765, (513) 569-1644, or (513) 569-1645
PTK is the International Honor Society for two-year colleges. Membership requires a 3.5 grade point average and is by invitation from the College President. PTK provides opportunities for the development of leadership and service, for lively fellowship, and for the stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.
Contact: Tom Kober, or Brenda Maples or Brad Levy
Phone: (513) 569-1680, or (513) 569-1555, (513)569-1456
The Rainbow Alliance provides a safe, supportive environment for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender students by embracing diversity and discouraging discrimination.
Contact: Tom Grogan
Phone: (513) 569-1426
The purpose of the Respiratory Care Club is to help expand the knowledge of Respiratory Care to the Community.
Contact: Julie Klensch
Phone: (513) 569-1690
This club’s mission is to create networking and support opportunities for women in non-traditional technical fields, and to engage in outreach activities to encourage women to consider technology careers.
Contact: Linda Pohlgeers or Abby Yee
Phone: (513) 569-1772 or (513) 569-1741
The Cincinnati State Spanish Club (CSSC) explores the global customs, language and contributions of Hispanic and Latin American cultures and facilitates their appreciation through cultural awareness projects, community venues, information gathering, and networking.
Contact: Rosa-Maria Moreno
Phone: (513) 569-0842
The Student Ambassador are a group of students selected to represent Cincinnati State at various events on and off campus. Student Ambassadors serve as college employees and act as liaisons between the college and the community. Find out more…
Contact: Natasha Elliot
Phone: (513) 569-1461
The Student Government serves as a liaison between students and the administration of Cincinnati State. Students are encouraged to get involved, and may serve as an officer or representative.
Contact: Brenda Maples
Phone: (513) 569-1555
The purpose of this club is to promote and help maintain a positive school spirit. To participate in campus activities, pep rallies and to serve the college and local communities.
Contact: Morgan Owens
Phone: (513) 569-4774
The Veterans Student Association purpose is to support veteran students in their transition to collegiate life.
Contact: Yolanda Lawrence or Bob Baylor
Phone: (513) 569-1543, (513) 569-4782
Women of color on Campus is committed to the empowerment of women of color through academic support and achievement, social and spiritual uplift, leadership development and community service.
Contact: Mia Mitchell
Phone: (513) 569-1502