Clubs and Activities

Get involved on and off campus

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There's always something to do at Bay College. Get involved on and off campus by participating in such clubs and organizations as the Campus Activities Board, Business Professional of America, Art Club and Gaming Galaxy just to name a few. Please contact the Bay College Director of Student Life for more information about joining or starting a student club or organization.

Art Club is a group of students from Bay College drawn together by our passion for art and creativity. AC is for like-minded people to conveniently get updates on what’s happening locally and globally in the art world. AC also provides a stepping off point for networking between students, faculty, alumni, and prospective employers. Encouraging artistic fundraising opportunities, as well as, interaction between each academic level of academics and professionals. We hope to promote unity and collaboration among art & design students and their local community and to connect with the rest of the art world by attending conferences, galleries, museums and other cultural events. For more information, please contact Kristine Granger, Club Advisor.

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BACM is an ecumenical organization supported by a variety of Christian denominations, local churches and individuals. Its purpose is to encourage and provide resources and opportunities for students to grow in their faith journeys and to offer a witness to God's love for all. Activities include a free fellowship meal on Monday nights as supplied by area churches on the Escanaba Campus, and free lunch on Thursdays at Bay West.

The Bay Area Water Tech Association provides special programming and services for interested Water Technology students. For more information, contact advisor Larry Sundling sundlinl@baycollege.edu.

The Purpose of the Bay College Anime Club is to give students a fun, worry free, venue where they can show anime, discuss the particulars of anime/otaku culture in a worry free environment. For more information, please contact club advisor Oscar DeLong oscar.delong@baycollege.edu or visit the Bay College Anime Club on Facebook.

Like engines? This club is for you! From building rat rods to learning from each other, the Bay College Automotive Club is the place for you! Contact club advisor Mike Garder for more information gardnerm@baycollege.edu.

The purpose of this organization is to serve veterans, military members, and their families through several means, including providing camaraderie, sharing resources available to veterans, and providing information. For more information, please contact Laurie Spangenberg, Club Advisor.

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Bay SkillsUSA is for everyone interested in improving skills in their chosen field of study and competing at local, state, and national levels! Bay Skills works under Skills USA, serving teachers and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical, and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel by providing educational programs, events and competitions that support career and technical education (CTE) in the nation’s classrooms. For more information, please contact Mark Highum, Club Advisor.

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BPA is the leading career technical student organization for students pursuing careers in business, business management, office administration, information technology, and other career related fields. BPA is an organization dedicated to contributing the preparation of a world class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills.

In 2014, the student club, Business Professionals of America (BPA) was formed at Bay College and the Lake Superior State University Regional Center. Kathryn Capodilupo (Bianga), Bay College Outstanding Business Graduate 2014, was the club’s inaugural President. BPA is centered on three core components: Community Service, Leadership, and Business Competitions. Students demonstrate community involvement by helping out at various Delta County United Way events, they develop leadership skills by leading various initiatives, and enhance their business skills by competing at the State Leadership Conference and the National Leadership Conference. For more information, please contact Brent Madalinski madalinb@baycollege.edu.

Bay's Coffee Klutch is a casual hang out place on the Bay West Campus to enable students to get together and connect. We provide the coffee and snacks, so all you have to do is show up! We meet in the Lower Commons area on Wednesdays at 11:00 AM (CT). See you there! For more information, contact Laura Moloney moloneyl@baycollege.edu.

The Campus Activities Board (CAB) plans a wide variety of activities for both the campus and the community. These include comedians, speakers, music acts, and special events among others. CAB is student run and advised by the Director of Student Life. for more information, please contact Dave Laur, Director of Student Life dave.laur@baycollege.edu or visit CAB on Facebook.

Whether behind the scenes or on the stage, drama Club is the place for everyone interested in performing live! Contact club advisor Brittany Welch brittany.welch@baycollege.edu.

The D and D Club is for all tabletop game lovers! For more information, contact club advisor Oscar DeLong oscar.delong@baycollege.edu

This Early Childhood and Developement Club is an opportunity that promotes professionalism in the Early Childhood Program and supports the enrichment of children's lives. For more information, please contact Tammra Barteld, Club Advisor.

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The Bay College EMT & Paramedic Club strives to enrich the experience and education of students enrolled in the Bay College EMT and Paramedic program. Additionally, the Club enhances the EMT and Paramedic program by supporting these programs through activities on campus and in the community. For more information, contact Club Advisor Amy Anderson amy.anderson@baycollege.edu.

Welcome to Gaming Galaxy! Started by video game lovers for video game lovers, this organization embraces all things gaming. From the Odyssey and Atari to the Super Nintendo and PS4, we love games! Gaming Galaxy meets weekly to discuss and play a different aspect of gaming. Once a semester Gaming Galaxy hosts a "Game Night", featuring multiple systems across many projection screens and old-school TVs. We hope to see you there! For more information, please contact Dave Laur, Director of Student Life or visit Gaming Galaxy on Facebook.

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The goal of Norse Force is to bring the Bay College community together, support Bay College athletics, and have fun! For more information, contact club advisor Mike Pankow mike.pankow@baycollege.edu.

Bay College offers honors recognition through Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society for students demonstrating academic excellence. Honors Program Scholars are strongly encouraged to join Phi Theta Kappa, and actively participate in Phi Theta Kappa activities and service projects. For more information, please contact Joe Shaw, Phi Theta Kappa Advisor.

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Bay's P.R.I.D.E. - People Respecting Individual Diversity (and right to) Equality- is a student-run organization/group representing LGBTQ students, friends, and allies. For more information contact club advisor Amy Reddinger amy.reddinger@baycollege.edu.

Renegade Writers provides a safe and welcome environment where people who love writing can converse about it. We will share stories, exchange advice, provide feedback, and be a sounding board for our fellow writers. For more information, please contact Amber Kinonen, Club Advisor.

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Student organization open to all focused on students who will be transferring to med school, pharm school, chiropractic school, and other medical fields. The goals of the organization are to provide activates to build resumes for students in this field, give back to the community through volunteering, talk about milestones needed for acceptance to medical schools, and find camaraderie with like-minded students! For more information, contact club advisor Hillary Beekman hillary.beekman@baycollege.edu.

The STEM Club's main purpose is for fun and student/faculty interaction.  Club members participate in various activities are scheduled and designed by the members of the club.  For more information, please contact Spencer Slade, Club Advisor.

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The Student Nurses Association is for students enrolled in Bay's LPN and ADN programs. This organization provides special programming for interested nursing students. The Student Nurses' Association also mentors the professional development of future registered nurses and facilitates their entrance into the profession by providing educational resources, leadership opportunities, and career guidance. For more information, please contact Jennifer Farnsworth farnswoj@baycollege.edu.

TRiO Club provides students the opportunity to get to know other students and to develop leadership skills through the planning of social, cultural, and community service activities for TRiO students and friends of TRiO. The club annually sponsors trips to cultural events and four-year campuses. For more information, please contact Jill Martin martinj@baycollege.edu or visit TRiO on Facebook.

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