Office of Student Life:
Director of Student Life
Presidents Place, Room 337
Monday - Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
ATTN: Student Activities & Athletics
1250 Hancock Street
Quincy Center, MA 02169
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The Office of Student Life provides structured and unstructured activities and programs that foster leadership skills, critical and creative thinking, cultural appreciation, and community involvement. The Campus Life page on the QC Portal has all activities for the term posted on the calendar and many clubs have a “Student Group” which allows for student to join virtually and interact with other members outside of meeting times.
Student Clubs and Organizations at Quincy College offer the opportunity to be involved in many different ways – on campus and in the community. We offer a variety of clubs and organizations. Please check out the list of active student clubs, below, and see which one is right for you. Clubs and organizations are open to all students. If you are interested in joining a club, you can either visit the Office of Student Life or contact the club advisor listed.
START A CLUB
The Student Life Office encourages the formation of new clubs and organizations to meet the interests and needs of our students. Starting a club is an excellent opportunity to gain leadership skills and to make new friends. In addition, your academic experience will be enhanced through student involvement.
All the information and materials you need to get started are included in the Club Formation Packet link below. Download, complete and submit the Club Formation Packet. If there are any questions after reviewing the material, please stop by or call Student Life to speak with a staff member.
Club Formation Packet 2015-16
CLUBS and ORGANIZATIONS
Women's Leadership Collaborative
There is a new and exciting club that has been founded at Quincy College. The Women's Leadership Collaborative is dedicated to building confidence and growing leaders. Our focus is to strengthen leadership skills, develop networking techniques, enhance personal marketability and to gain self- efficiency. It is also beneficial to teach and learn from each member as we stand for positivity and a welcoming atmosphere. The WLC also is active in the community through volunteering as well as attending local networking events. Feel free to check us out on facebook.com/womensleadershipcollaborative for meetings, projects and to socialize. Also, on the Quincy College Portal search the Women's Leadership Collaborative under "Campus Groups" to join or for further information. If you would like to enhance your college experience and further your future as a leader then join us at an upcoming meeting.
The French Club promotes an appreciation of the French Language. Students meet to practice the language in a social setting. All levels of proficiency are welcome.
Quincy College Gay/Straight Alliance
The QCGSA provides a friendly and safe environment for LGBTQ's and their allies to meet and partake of educational and fun activities.
Student Government Association
The Student Government Association acts as a liaison between the students and administration, faculty and staff and to address issues regarding the quality of student life at Quincy College. Student Government members sit on the College Senate and Committees.
The QC Voice is a student run newspaper that provides aspiring writers, editors and designers with the opportunity to hone their skills and report newsworthy events surrounding Quincy College. All levels of experience are welcome!
QC Voice Student Newspaper: Spring 2016 Issue 4
QC Voice Student Newspaper: Spring 2016
QC Voice Student Newspaper: Fall 2015 Issue 2
QC Voice Student Newspaper: Fall 2015
QC Voice Student Newspaper: Spring 2015
Gamma Beta Phi
Gamma Beta Phi is a service organization for honor students at two-year and four-year colleges and universities. Eligibility is limited to students who have earned 12 or more credits toward a degree with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
Phi Theta Kappa
Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society that recognizes and encourages the academic achievement of students at two-year colleges. To be eligible for membership, a student must have completed a minimum of 12 hours of coursework with an overall grade point average of 3.5 or higher, and maintain a 3.5 GPA throughout their enrollment at Quincy College.
Criminal Justice Club
The Criminal Justice Club is open to all students. Criminal Justice Club meets to discuss topics of interest in Criminal Justice, Private Security and Public Safety fields.
Quincy College Vets
The Quincy College Vets intent is to unite veterans on the Quincy College campus. We strive to promote camaraderie, engage in social events and serve the community.
Drama Society: Quincy Campus
The Drama Club provides opportunities for members to develop an understanding of all aspects of theatre including character development, improvisation, set design, technology design, stage management and more. Auditions are held at the start of each semester for roles in a drama production performed at the end of each term. Membership is open to all students and alumni.
Drama Club - Plymouth Campus
This unique club will focus upon fun and spontaneous improvisational exercises, monologues, and scenes from contemporary plays in a supportive environment, and welcomes ideas and suggestions from club members. Check us out on the Plymouth Campus: Thursday from 12:30-2:30.
The Chess Club provides students with the opportunity to learn the game and play against other students. Regular tournaments are held every month and the club meets on Friday afternoons. Whether you are new to the game or chess veteran, the Quincy College Chess Club has something to offer you.
The Computer Club is a forum for members to share their knowledge and learn more about computer hardware and software. Activities include discussions, demonstrations, guest speakers, field trips, and hands-on projects or contests. Membership is open to all students and alumni.
Human Services Mentorship Program - Quincy and Plymouth Campuses
In collaboration with Wheelock College the HSV program at Quincy College has developed a mentorship program. Students interested in social work and human services are linked with BSW graduates who serve to help as resources and mentors to our associate level students. Students interested in Human Services are welcome to attend.
QC Addiction Awareness Club
The QC Addiction Awareness Club provides knowledge and information about addiction issues in the community as well as provide peer support. We also assist in helping students who have addition issues or live in households with addiction issues get the help they need through connecting them to the proper resources available on campus or in the community. All are welcome.
Advisor: Mary Jane Knox,email@example.com
Quincy College Outdoor Club
The Outdoor Club provides opportunities for students to come together to explore new and exciting areas. We plan and participate in outdoor activities including hiking, biking, walks, etc. Membership is open to all students.
The Guitar Club provides all students who are interested in playing acoustic guitar an opportunity to meet and play music. All students are welcome from beginner to advanced players. The purpose is to give students a time and place to get together and learn guitar in a supportive environment.
QC Wellness Club
The QC Wellness Club aims to be a safe place where students can receive peer support without judgement regarding any issues they may be facing. We will achieve this through peer support, gatherings, meditation, personal finance training, and creative opportunities. All students are welcome to join.
QC Education Club
Enhancing the lives of all children by providing educational and service opportunities and resources for Quincy College students and parents. Promoting Professionalism and professional development from careers involving children and raising awareness for needs and rights of all children.
Advisors: Vanessa Reiss-Vaughn & Karla Parise,
Quincy College Arts Collaborative
The Quincy College Arts Collaborative provides artists and art majors a place to connect, a space to share art work and portfolios, share tips and information on how to monetize the creative output. Art Collaborative also creates a supportive environment for beginner artists.
Quincy College Flow Yoga
Quincy College’s Flow Yoga classes are designed to build strength and flexibility along with balance, concentration and mental clarity. Taught by exercise physiologist and Yoga teacher Neil Sullivan, whose teaching style is informed by both the Iyengar and Ashtanga methods, Neil blends the teaching of detailed alignment, an attention to the breath and precise movement in a class intended for students of all levels to deepen their understanding and experience of the art and science of Yoga. Move with focus and intention, and return to your day outside the classroom clear, calm and centered both mentally and physically.
• Classes are 60+ minutes
• Practice class on an empty stomach
• Bring a water, large towel and yoga mat
• Dress to move and sweat
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