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Welcome to Fall 2013 & Spring 2014

Do you have an interest or hobby? Look through the clubs and organizations at UAS from the listing above. You may find a club that shares your interest.

Can't find a club that you want to join from above? Print and fill out the student club application. You can then submit it to the Activities & Housing office in lower Mourant room 128.

PLEASE remember all active clubs must submit a monthly report (Report Form Tab above). If you have any questions please call (907) 796-6528 or stop by our office.

Student Government

  • 796-6358  (Fax)
Mourant Bldg 1st Floor
11120 Glacier Hwy.
Juneau, AK
99801
Mailstop: MO3

1. SEA- P.A. Club of UAS (SE Alaskan Prospective Accountants)

The UAS Accounting Club will promote interest in the accounting profession, including education regarding career paths and promote interaction with other students, faculty and business leaders.

Club Advisor: Julie Hamilton, jhamil29@uas.alaska.edu, (907) 796-6101

Club President: Elizabeth Pederson, buffy.pederson@gmail.com, (701) 367-7133

Meeting times: Monthly - Day/time TBA

2. Alaskapella

Alaskapella is the resident a capella choir for UAS. We are student-led. Music style range from classical to pop to parody in voice-only arrangements.

Club Advisor: Bruce P Simonson, bruce.Simonson@gmail.com, 907-723-1076

Student Contact: Richard Ringle, richard_ringle0@hotmail.com, 907-321-8026

Meeting times: Saturdays (weekly) during the afternoons. Specific times T.B.D

3. Climbing Wall Club

The Climbing Wall club will provide a safe, fun and supportive environment for students to practice and improve in the sport of climbing.

Club Advisor: Forest Wagner, fjwagner@uas.alaska.edu, (907) 796-6361

Student Advisor: Ted Hanrahan, (206) 909-4382

Meeting times: Tuesday and Thursdays 6:30pm-9:30pm

 

4. College Democrats

The College Democrats are firm believers in the democratic process and want everyone eligible to vote to do so.

Club Advisor: Joe Nelson, joe.nelson@uas.alaska.edu, (907) 796-6057

Student Advisor: Marcos GaLindo, galindomarcos1@gmail.com, (907) 209-4632

Meeting times: TBD

5. Flying University @ UAS

The Flying University at UAS is an on-campus extension of the Flying University at Lemon Creek Correctional Center, a prison education project that brings UAS Students into LCCC for mutual study with incarcerated students. The mission of Flying University is to provide peer support and social comfort for those transitioning from Prison to University life.

Club Advisor: Sol Neely, sjneely@uas.alaska.edu, (907) 796-6411

Student Contact: Marcos Galindo, galindomarcos1@gmail.com, (907) 209-4632

Meeting times: TBD

6. Gaming Club

The Gaming club will host weekly gatherings of students that enjoy playing games of all types, including video, tabletop and board games.

Club Advisor: Jacob Achee, jake.achee@uas.alaska.edu, 907-796-6118

Student Contact: Wesley McEwen, wesley.uasgc@outlook.com , (907) 500-2709

Meeting Times: Meetings will occur starting at 5pm on Saturdays in the Egan library.

7. Campus Inclusivity Alliance, CIA

CIA strives to enhance social acceptance and awareness of non -heteronormative issues on campus, and act as a point of reference for resources. 

Club Advisor: Kolene James, kejames@uas.alaska.edu, 907-796-6454

Student Contact: Matt Magnusson, kejames@uas.alaska.edu

Meeting Times: Thursday 5:30-6:30pm please contact kejames@uas.alaska.edu for location

8. Math Club

The intent of the math club is to gather with students and talk about any type of mathematics.

Club Advisor: Amdrzej Piotrowski, apiotrowski@uas.alaska.edu, (907) 796-6423

Student Advisor: John Heritscko, dontplaywow@gmail.com, (210) 414-9873

Meeting Times: 1st & 3rd Friday of each month, 4-5 pm

9. Psychology Club

The Psychology club aims to facilitate psychological discourse and research, while providing opportunities for academic growth and future career development.

Club Advisor: Amanda Sesko, aksesko@uas.alaska.edu, (907) 796-6436

Student Contact: Izzy Rowland, izzyrowland@gmail.com, (907) 957-3990 or Ashley Troupin, ashley_troupin@hotmail.com, (907) 209-4532

Meeting times: TBA

10. S.C.R.I.P.T

The S.C.R.I.P.T club will produce contemporary & artistic projects for UAS and the Juneau Community at large.

Club Advisor: Shona Strauser, shona@perseverancetheatre.org, 907-364-2421 ext.232

Student Advisor: Bryan Crowder, bryanrocks907@gmail.com, 918-629-9825

Meeting times: Weekends 12pm-5pm and Fridays 5pm-8pm.

11. Spanish Club

The Spanish Club will practice Spanish and further their knowledge of Hispanic culture.

Club Advisor: Andrea Dewees,  adewees@uas.alaska.edu, (907) 796-6008

Student Advisor: Riley Norheim, rnorheim@hotmail.com, (907) 209-8277

Meeting Times: Wednesdays 1pm in the Mourant Cafeteria

12. Study Hall

The Study Hall will exchange study methods, make study partners and support our peers as we strive for academic success.

Club Advisor: Joel Mundy, jtmundy@uas.alaska.edu, (907) 769-6060

Student Contact: Traci Taylor, tltaylor7@uas.alaska.edu

Meeting times: Would like to meet every Saturday in the Laptop Lounge, times vary

13. UAF SFOS

This group is a way for students to gather and participate in fish related activities and perform community service / outreach.

Club Advisor: Anne Beaudreau, abeaudreau@alaska.edu, (907) 796-5454

Student Advisor: Jane Sullivan, jysullivan@alaska.edu

Meeting times: Last Thursday of each month, Lena Point UAF Building, 17101 Pt. Lena Loop Road @ 1-2pm, Room TBA

14. UAS Baptist Campus Ministries

Through UASBCM, we encourage Christian students to embrace and live for Christ and to educate and inform interested students about the Bible. 

View the club's 2012-2013 Constitution.

Club Advisor: Rachelle Grossardt, uasbcm@gmail.com, 907-305-0624

Student Contact: Meghan Cook, meghancook21@gmail.com,  907-254-6351

Meeting Times: Thursday night Bible study, 9PM @ Chapel by the Lake.

15. UAS Dance Club

The club's mission is to promote social dance activities on the Juneau campus. Dance is a physical activity with lifelong benefits including health, confidence, self-expression, social life, relaxation, and fun. The club will provide students with regular opportunities to learn and practice various forms of social dance through scheduled dances, group instruction, practice sessions, and community engagement.

Club Advisor: Maria Moya & Mark Hopson, (907) 796-6147 and (907) 796-6111, Mcmoya@uas.alaska.edu for Maria and mark.hopson@uas.alaska.edu for Mark

Student Contact: Maranda Clark, (907) 491-1241, mdclark5@uas.alaska.edu

Meeting Times: TBA

 

16. UAS Pre-Health Professions Club

The UAS Pre-Health Professions Clubs mission is to provide UAS Students access to resources that will help them be successful in applying to professional programs such as medical, dental schools, etc.

 

Club Advisor: Amanda Arra, (907) 796-6000  ajarra@uas.alaska.edu

Student Contact: Michael Schaake, (907) 340-6048, mlschaake@gmail.com

 

Meeting times TBA

17. UAS Radio Club

UAS Radio Club will provide students interested in radio with the opportunity to produce and broadcast their own programs.

Club Advisor: Rosmarie Alexander-Isett, rjalexanderisett@uas.alaska.edu, (907) 796-6421

Student Contact: Andrew Ainsworth, a.ainsworth@live.com, (907) 500-2376

18. Veterans and Family Student Association

The UAS Veterans and Family Student Association will work together to collaborate ideas on how to improve college services for all Veterans and their families. They will organize activities for Vets and their families while enhancing relationships between Vets, Faculty, Staff and students.

Club Advisor: Eric Ramaekers, eric.ramaekers@uas.alaska.edu, (907) 796-6312

Student Contact: Daniel Rufkahr, daniel.rufkahr@uas.alaska.edu, (907) 796-6312

Meetings are at least once a month. February 21st will be the first meeting in the Fireweed room. Please contact Eric or Daniel for more information.

19. Wooch.een

A leadership club, Wooch.een works closely with the University and community organizations to foster a better understanding of our states wonderful tribes and promotes an awareness of our states cultural and social issues. 

Club Advisor: Kolene James, kejames@uas.alaska.edu, 907-796-6454

Student Contact: Heather Burge, uas_ywe@uas.alaska.edu, (907) 796-6043

Meeting Times: TBD

ARTICLE VI - Clubs

Clubs are organized and established through the UAS student government. Find out more about student government by visiting their website.

Clause One: USUAS-JC members may organize, establish and conduct UAS Juneau Campus student clubs.

Clause Two: Only those student clubs recognized as official UAS Juneau Campus student clubs are eligible for using certain University facilities at no charge, able to recruit members on campus, allowed to post club information on University bulletin boards and to seek funding from USUAS-JC.

Clause Three: The Director of Student Services is the formal authority for USUAS-JC clubs.

Clause Four: Student clubs may be officially recognized by the UAS Student Activities Office or USUAS-JC (majority vote of the Student Senate and signature approval of the President.)

Clause Five: The senate shall annually provide a club fund to be administered by the Student Government Administrative Assistant. Unless otherwise acted upon, the transfer shall be five percent (5%) of the projected governance receipts. Each year at the beginning of the fall semester the Student Government President and the Director of Student Services will decide how many clubs that the Student Government would like to support and how much clubs would get from the fund. Each club created for the rest of the school year will receive this amount up to the maximum number of clubs that the fund can support.

Clause Six: Requests for additional funding by student clubs must be submitted to the Student Government Administrative Assistant in budget form and will receive a response from the senate within three (3) weeks.

Clause Seven: Student clubs must submit request for use of funds each time a club wishes to access funds (This is additional to original budget approval.)

Clause Eight: Student Clubs’ deposits must be submitted to Student Government Administrative Assistant with the correct form.

Clause Nine: Any reusable equipment that clubs wish to purchase must be approved by the Director of Student Services. Equipment purchased thus must be returned to USUAS-JC when club is inactive. An inactive club being defined as: a club that has been ruled as inactive by the Club Liaison or the Director of Student Services in accordance with Clause 11.

Clause Ten: To be eligible for recognition as an official UAS Juneau Campus student club, a prospective club must:

  1. Have at least five (5) currently registered members of the USUAS-JC Student Body;
  2. Have a club constitution with a mission statement, list of goals for the year and a written procedure for selecting club officers.
  3. Have a prospective budget.
  4. Have an advisor who is a current UA faculty or staff member or a community member approved by the USUAS-JC Assembly;
  5. Be open to all club branches to membership from any USUAS-JC member regardless of gender, race, national origin, age, creed, appearance, handicap, social status, economic background, religious affiliation, political affiliation, sexual orientation and/or lifestyle.

Sub-Clause One: All clubs shall submit to the USUAS-JC office information providing compliance with all of this clause, a phone number and address for a student contact in the club no later than six weeks after the first day of the fall and spring semester.

Clause Eleven: Each student club must demonstrate monthly activity. Monthly activity is defined

as: club meeting(s) and/or club activity that lasts no less than thirty (30) minutes at least once a month. Each club must schedule a short informal meeting with the Club Liaison or Student Activities/Housing once a month to discuss club activities. They must also submit an in-person monthly report that includes activities of the club in the previous month and planned activities for the following month. These requirements must be done by the end of the business day for Student Activities/ Housing on the last day of the month.

Clause Twelve: The meeting time and location must be unique for each club. [For example,

clubs cannot meet at the same time and the same place and be considered different club meeting’s.] It is up to the discretion of student government and student activities/housing to interpret if there is a reasonable concern about the authenticity of a club meetings or club activity. If a reasonable concern is found, student government and student activities/ housing will conduct an investigation into the authenticity of the club’s activity, after which disciplinary action may be taken.

Clause Thirteen: Failure to meet the requirements set in above Clauses (7, 8, 10, 11, and 12) may

result in disciplinary action at the discretion of the Club Liaison or the Director of Student Services. Disciplinary actions may include freezing of the clubs accounts, and/or the removal of the club as an active student club.

Clause Fourteen: Any additional monetary compensation provided by Student Government shall be thanked by a write up in the Whalesong. The article will describe the event made possible by Student Governments donation, and thank Student Government for their generosity. Failure to do so will result in a firm “No” response to any future monetary requests under the same club president’s leadership.”

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