Student Clubs and Organizations are a great way to get involved here at PVCC.
There are currently over 20 active clubs and organizations that cover all interests.
If you can’t find a student club and/or organization that interests you, you can start your own!
The Club Hub is the Clubs/Organizations Resource Center for PVCC. Here you will find information on all the clubs and organizations we offer, as well as campus events & activities, schedules, resources and policies, forms and the latest training dates
Phi Theta Kappa - - Phi Theta Kappa is designated as the official honor society for America's two-year colleges by the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges. Phi Theta Kappa of Paradise Valley Community College exists to recognize and encourage scholarship among associate degree students, to provide an opportunity for the development of leadership and service, to provide an opportunity for the development of leadership and service, to provide a climate to exchange ideas and ideals, and to stimulate interest in continuing academic excellence. In keeping with these ideals and standards, we do ordain and establish this constitution.
Stephen Nicoloff 602.787.6676
Ryan Martin 602.787.7242
Mike Ho 602.787.7240
Randy Babick 602.787.6857
Michelle Dew 602.787.7888
HANDS Club- H.A.N.D.S. is an early childhood collaborative united in an effort to provide resources, support and mentoring to new students entering the Early Childhood Education field; creating alliances with other organizations in order to further professional development; advocating for the recognition and advancement of those in the field of ECE and instilling in its members of provocation to action and activism on the behalf of young children.
Ana Stigsson 602.787.6790
LDSSA Club - I) Provide a varied program of activities such as service projects, student social activities, and religious discussion. We will donate a minimum of 20 hours per academic year to the community and/or Paradise Valley Community College. II) Motivate Latter-day Saint Student Association members to develop spiritually, mentally, socially, and physically; and to become a positive influence on the Paradise Valley Community College campus. To attain this, the association will provide weekly religious discussions where everyone can learn to be given opportunities of leadership. III) LDSSA relates specifically to Religion and the study of Humanities, and Social & Behavioral Science.
MEChA ClubThe purpose of Razas Unidas/M.E.Ch.A is to provide educational and social support for students of all ethnicity, to provide a forum of cultural exchange, to establish a voice through which students issues can be addressed, and to enhance learning and growth opportunities for all students.
Native Pumas - We, the members of he Native American Student Association, feel it our duty to assist Native American and other students in attaining their educational goals, to encourage Native American and other students in attaining their educational goals, to encourage Native Americans as well as other students to pursue higher educational goals, to encourage Native Americans as well as other students to pursue higher education, and to promote cultural awareness by fostering relationships among the club, campus and the community.
Lola Quiroz 602.787.7104
Student Christian Association - I) The SCA/PVCC will assist students in establishing their goals in spiritual, intellectual, emotional and social development. We believe that "All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness; that the man of God may be adequate, equipped or every good work." (2 TIM 3:16:17) II) The Association will provide varied programs and activities such as volunteer community and college service projects, student social activities, and student development in educating the "whole person." The SCA/PVCC will assist each member in becoming spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, and socially mature, and, in becoming mature, be a positive influence in the whole community. III) The SCA/PVCC relates to Religion and to the study of Humanities, Philosophy, and the Social Sciences.
Student Veterans of America - The Veteran's Association will disseminate valuable information to the entire PVCC student population concerning Veteran benefits; it will organize worthwhile projects and events pertaining to Veteran needs and issues, as well as, provide a social group to help Veterans adjust to and become successful in civilian and college life.
Anthropology Club - The purpose of the anthropology club is to provide full and part-time students educational and social support for learning and experiencing the sub-disciplines of anthropology and to enhance learning and growth opportunities for all students.
Doss Powell 602.787.6681
Astronomy Club- The purpose of the Astronomy Club, is to generate and sustain interest among students, and the public, in the field of Astronomy and other related scientific fields, such as, Physics, Mathematics, Geology, and Chemistry. The aim of the Astronomy Club is to enhance the knowledge of the public concerning Astronomy and other related scientific fields by conducting at least 20 hours of community service per academic year.
Jenny Weitz 602.787.6818
HOSA (Health Occupational Student Association)
The PVCC chapter supports the mission of AzHosa to promote career opportunities in health care and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. The club is intended for students pursuing any health care career: Body or Mind, Human or Veterinary, Clinical or Research. Activities will include professional development workshops, volunteer events, special guest speakers, hospital tours, and a Desert Medicinals workshop at the Cave Creek Desert Awareness Park.
Denise Digianfilippo 602.787.6693
Pre-Pharmacy Club - The purpose of this organization shall be to prepare members for admission into pharmacy school. By interaction with various distinguished guest speaker, we help expose members to the pharmacy field. We encourage our members to be involved in the community by offering volunteer opportunities. Not only does the pre-pharmacy club help members strive academically, but also the club offers support and social interaction through club meeting and social gatherings.
Psychology Club - The purpose and goal of the PVCC Psychology Club is to benefit the campus and community, develop research skills, gain a better understanding of psychology, to build up strong interpersonal relationships, and to get involved in the many aspects of campus life. Above all else, Psychology Club exists to encourage its members to embrace the opportunity to expand their knowledge on the subject of psychology.
Doug Berry 602.787.7113
Student Nurses Association - a) Assume responsibility for contributing to nursing education in order to provide the highest quality graduates in preparation for the nursing profession. b) Provide programs representative of fundamental and current professional interests and concerns related to nursing preparation. c) Aid in the development of the whole person, his/her professional role, and his/her responsibility for the health care of people in all walks of life.
ANIME Club - The purpose of this organization is to cultivate the discussion and analysis of Japanese animation, its history, influences, and its effects on international culture.
CAST (College Artists' of Society)- To provide a structured environment that allows its members to hone and develop their skills as performing artists.
Erik Reid 602.787.7310
Sonia Valle 602.787.6808
Desperado Club - The Desperado LGBT Film Festival Club supports the Vision and Mission of the college by showcasing films that promote understanding of complex issues and initiatives that create positive social change, promote inclusion, and illustrate the importance of cross cultural communication.
Dale Heuser 602.787.7276
Film Club - The purpose of the Film Club is to bring together student filmmakers, student actors, and students interested in the film industry. The Film Club's aim is to open new horizons for students interested in the film industry and teach the many facets of film making (i.e. make-up, wardrobe, pre-production, production, editing, etc.)
Gary Zaro 602.787.6553
Partners in Art - The purpose of the Partners in Art Club is to offer to all PVCC students a forum for support and artistic opportunities in the arts. Members will have the opportunity to share artistic ideas in a social setting, to become more involved in the various campus arts programs, and to establish a cultural and artistic voice at PVCC.
Nathan Feller 602.787.6569
Business Computer Club - The purpose of the Business and Computer Club is to generate and sustain interest among students, and the public, in the field of contemporary business and computer technology. The aim of the Business and Computer Club is to enhance the knowledge of the public concerning business and computer technology by conducting at lest 20 hours of community service per academic year.
Brian Quarles 602.787.6896