Student Organizations

Campus Activities Board (CAB)

The purpose of the Campus Activities Board is to organize and implement social, cultural, and recreational activities for the student body and their families throughout the year. The Campus Activities Board is comprised of student volunteers who meet regularly to plan events/activites and to effectively utilize campus funds.

Every student is welcome to participate as a CAB team member.

For more information about the Campus Activities Board, upcoming events at Ivy Tech Richmond/Connersville, or becoming a member, please contact Mary Louise Edwards at (765) 966-2656 Ext. 1208 or medwards14@ivytech.edu.


Ivy Ed Connersville/Richmond

Ivy Ed is a group of future elementary and early childhood educators who are interested in the field of education and supporting each other as future educators. We provide support to elementary and e arly childhood classrooms and teachers in the community. For more information, contact an Ivy Ed advisor, Kathy Campbell, kcampbel@ivytech.edu or Nancy Fort, nfort@ivytech.edu.


IvyTRAC (Ag Club)

IvyTRAC is one of the newest student organizations on the Ivy Tech Community College Richmond campus. It was created to promote agricultural interests among students, to enable students to identify and acquire the skills needed for a successful career in agriculture, agribusiness, horticulture, or natural resources, and to develop and enhance the students' character.

Contact advisor Tom Tully or call 765-966-2656 ext. 4103 for more information.


Kappa Beta Delta

Kappa Beta Delta is an international honor society recognizing students in accredited associate degree granting institutions for their high academic achievement. It is open to students that are enrolled in the School of Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems/Technology, or Office Administration with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. The Beta Theta Chapter of KBD is located at the Ivy Tech Community College Richmond campus.

Contact advisor Ron Oler at roler@ivytech.edu or (765)966-2656, ext. 1127.


Medical Assisting Club (MEA)

The purpose of the MEA Club is the establish and direct students to develop technical, critical thinking and networking skills for the medical workplace.

Open to students in the Medical Assisting program as well as the Office Administration (OFAD) Medical Specialty program. The club provides opportunities for networking, socialization, certification, and meeting classmates and faculty with common interests and goals. It allows for participation in college life and provides input into the Medical Assisting program. Students will enjoy professional speakers and interact with potential employers. Students will also be a part of fund-raising activities to support the medical assisting students and the community through philanthropy. Each year the club sends delegates to the national convention to bring back new and innovative information to share with others and sponsors a Pinning Ceremony at the end of the year to honor all graduating members of the Medical Assisting Program and club.

For more information, contact Rebecca Keen at rkeen1@ivytech.edu or call (765)966-2656 x 1162.


Multicultural Student Organization

The purpose of the Multicultural Student Organization is to engender interest in multicultural concerns and to encourage professionalism through association with those engages in the community.

For more information, contact advisor Toure Conley at tconley18@ivytech.edu or (765)966-2656, ext. 1124.


Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society

Scholarship | Leadership | Service | Fellowship

Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for two-year colleges. Its purpose is to recognize and promote academic excellence by providing leadership development opportunities for service in chapter activities on campus and through regional Phi Theta Kappa activities.

To be considered for membership in Phi Theta Kappa, a student must:

  • Be in a degree-seeking program pursuing either a technical certificate or an associate degree
  • Have completed 12 semester hours of coursework toward a degree
  • Have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale

Visit Phi Theta Kappa online: http://www.ptk.org/

Click here to view/download the Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Bylaws.

For more information, contact Valerie Ray at 1-800-659-4562 or 765-966-2656 extension 1265.


Student Computer Association (SCA)

The purpose of the Student Computer Association is to create awareness and interest in the field of Computer Information Systems, and to encourage professionalism through associateion within the field of Computer Information Technology/Systems.

For more information, contact advisor Jason Johnson at jjohnson@ivytech.edu or (765)966-2656, ext. 1176.


Student Veteran's Organization (SVO)

Student Veterans Organization's purpose is to meet the needs of Military Service Members, Student Veterans, their families, and others interested in supporting our military. We offer peer to peer support for all Ivy Tech Community College students and their families.

For more information, contact advisor Kimberly Butts at kwheeler@ivytech.edu or (765)966-2656, ext. 1120.


Ivy Writing Circle

The Ivy Writing Circle is a club focused on providing student writers at Ivy Tech with a place to share their creative writing and receive criticism from other student writers. The IWC's goal is to help students publish their work, with a focus on publishing in literary magazines including Ivy Tech's own literary magazine, Me Tis.

For more information, contact Michael Tuggle at mtuggle2@ivytech.edu or (765)966-2656, ext. 1190 or Mary Ramey at mramey@ivytech.edu or (765)966-2656, ext. 1117.


Club Sports

Ivy Tech Community College--Richmond offers club level team sports activities. The purpose of the Athletic Program is to promote honesty and respect while shaping Ivy Tech students into productive members of society. The mission of team sports is to learn and understand discipline, teamwork, and the value of hard work. Through athletics, students will have the opportunity to grow within the Ivy Tech community and form lasting relationships. Club Sports is free and open to all currently enrolled students. If you would like to see another organized sport become available on campus, contact Mary Louise Edwards at medwards14@ivytech.edu, 765-966-2656, ext.1207 or 800-659-4562, ext. 1207.

Qualifications

Students must meet the following minimum requirements to participate in team sports:

  • Enrolled as a student at Ivy Tech Community College.
  • Maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average

Basketball

Our campus currently has a men's club basketball team. The club team plays against other club teams throughout Ohio and Indiana. The home games are played in Richmond, IN at the local Boys and Girls Club. The season is October through February. The basketball coach is Brad Marshall. Students must try out for a spot on the team. For more information, please contact Coach Marshall at bmarshall36@ivytech.edu or Mary Louise Edwards at 765-966-2656 ext. 1208 or medwards14@ivytech.edu.


Bowling

Ivy Tech Richmond currently has a women's bowling league in the Richmond area and a co-ed team in the Connersville area. This is a great opportunity to meet other Ivy Tech students while enjoying a classic sport.

If you would like to participate, please contact Mary Louise Edwards via email at medwards14@ivytech.edu or by pohne at (765)966-2656, ext. 1208.

Current Season--Every Tuesday through April 1st.


Volleyball

Volleyball is open to both men and women. The club sports will play in the YMCA league from September through October and from March through April. A minimum of 12 students are required to participate in the league. Please contact Mary Louise Edwards (medwards14@ivytech.edu) if you are interested in participating.