Clubs

Anime Club

The purposes of the Anime Club are as follows: to conduct a closer study of the genre of Anime in a cultural context; to create an environment for those interested in Anime to assemble; to be a supplement to the Anime class here at Cypress College.

ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers) Club

ASHRAE Club is an air conditioning and refrigeration industry emphasis club. Club activities include industry educational events, field trips, and seminars. The objective of the club is to promote the collaboration and camaraderie in social and educational events. ASHRAE Club meets every other Thursday (beginning August 29th) at 11:40 a.m. in TE3-101. For questions or information contact the ASHRAE Club advisor, Richard Hock, at rhock@cypresscollege.edu.

Aviation and Travel Club

The Aviation and Travel Club helps connect the students who share the same interesting aviation and other related studies together. This helps students explore and learn about their interests in an informal setting allowing students to have a stress free environment. The types of events and activities done by the club include an Open House to test and play with the flight simulators, the Plane of Fame airshow at Chino Airport, and a BBQ Beach Party. The Aviation and Travel Club meets every Wednesday from 1:30–2:30 p.m. in TE1, 2nd floor. For questions or information contact the Aviation and Travel Club advisor, Jane Jepson, at jjepson@cypresscollege.edu.

Business Club

The purpose of the Business Club is to provide members with important information and an educational insight regarding these specific fields. The plan is to learn about the different aspects and job opportunities that are associated within these two areas.

Campus Christians

Cypress Campus Christians is a student group composed of believers in Christ from various backgrounds and we stand absolutely for the faith common to all Christians. We love the Lord Jesus Christ, endeavor to give Him “the first place in all things” (Colossians 1:18) and have the utmost respect for His word. We warmly welcome all students who have a desire to learn and get to know what is the meaning of and the way to live the Christian life, according to God’s desire and the revelation in His word. We seek to maintain the oneness of the Spirit by keeping our focus on Christ. In addition to pursuing fellowship we also desire to strengthen and spread the Lord’s testimony on Cypress College. The types of events and activities done by the club include bible studies, gospel tabling, refreshment times on campus, dinner and fellowship times, student lunches, bible reading challenges, community connect, barbecues, outings, hiking, weekend retreats, and intercollegiate gatherings. Campus Christians meets every Thursday from 2–3 p.m. in HUM-325. For questions or information contact the Campus Christians club advisor, Adira Edmund, at aedmund@cypresscollege.edu.

CARP (Collegiate Association for the Research of Principles)

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Cheer Club

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Chemistry Club

The Chemistry Club provides the environment for students who are interested in the STEM field and introduces members to the professional field, outreach activities, and contribution to our community. The objective of the Chemistry Club is to promote chemistry to our community. Events that the Chemistry Club participate include National Chemistry Week at the Santa Ana Zoo, the Boys and Girls Club Magic Show, and various outreach events with elementary and DSS students. The Chemistry Club meets every other Thursday beginning September 27 from 2:30–3:30 p.m. in SEM-322. For questions or information, contact the Chemistry Club Advisor, Robin De Roo, at rderoo@cypresscollege.edu.

Circle K International

Circle K International is built upon service, leadership, and fellowship. As a service organization, we serve our communities through service events all while bonding through socials and leadership conferences. As an organization we strive to serve our community as an international organization. As a club at Cypress College, we still strive to serve our community, but strive to provide a community for students to bond and develop friendships all while instilling/developing leadership skills through workshops or conferences. The Circle K International club meets every Tuesday from 4–5:15 p.m. in HUM-101. For questions or information contact the Circle K International club advisor, Angel de Dios, at adedios@cypresscollege.edu.

Court Reporting

The objective of the Court Reporting club is to promote camaraderie among students in the Court Reporting program. Types of events and activities done by the club include a Spell-A-Thon, See’s Candy fundraisers, guest speakers, and holiday parties. For questions or information contact the Court Reporting club advisor, Carolee Freer, at cfreer@cypresscollege.edu.

Creative Guild

The Creative Guild is a club for the arts. It is a safe place to express your creative passions and meet others who share a similar interest and appreciations for art. Our goal is to introduce the various forms of creative expression to everyone. Our purpose is to bring creative minds together and to produce Sole Image, a literary magazine of creative writing and artwork. Once a year, we produce Sole Image, a print journal. We also host creative workshops where artists can collaborate and receive feedback on their craft. We attend art walks, open mics, and film screenings. The Creative Guild club meets every Tuesday from 3:30–4:30 p.m. in HUM-110. For questions for information contact the Creative Guild club advisor, Stephanie Tran, at stran@cypresscolleg.edu.

Cybersecurity Computer Engineering Club

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Cypress College Veterans Organization (CCVO)

The Veterans Club provides a social group to help veterans adjust to, and become successful in civilian and college life. The group promotes college spirit. Also works to establish and maintain fellowship among veterans and students on the Cypress Community College campus. The club assists with the dissemination of valuable information to veterans. The group also aims to integrate Veterans and students into social and campus activities as well as to organize pertinent projects and events pertaining to veterans and their needs.

Dance Club

The Cypress College Dance Club is a group where we promote unity, diversity, love, community, acceptance, and expressing yourself through dance. This is a place for students to feel safe and to have fun. The objectives of the club are community service, expressing oneself through movement, and having fun. The types of events the Dance Club participate in include parades (Mardi Gras and Halloween), bake sales, community service at the Boys and Girls Club, performances, and flash mobs. The Dance Club meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:45–4:45 p.m. in FA-215D. For questions or information contact the Dance Club advisor, Maha Afra, at mafra@cypresscollege.edu.

Film Club

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F.I.T.E. (From Incarcerated to Empowered) Club

F.I.T.E. Club is a student entity specifically created to provide support for students with criminal records. Their objective is to connect students in a non-judgmental space in order to provide support, develop leadership skills. The club also provides students with information on resources such as housing, food, and transportation. For questions or information contact the F.I.T.E. Club Advisor, Anne-Marie Beck, at ambeck@cypresscollege.edu.

Honors Club

The purpose of the Honors Club is to encourage talent and ability in highly motivated students as they begin their academic studies and prepare to transfer to a 4-year college or university. Our objective is to obtain priority consideration to universities and service learning. The Honors Club holds community services based events and along with social events for its members and board of officers. The Honors Club meets every Tuesday from 3:30–4 p.m. in the Associated Students conference room. For questions or information contact the Honors Club advisor, Kendyl Covey, at kcovey@cypresscollege.edu.

Human Services Club

The object of the organization shall be to foster, promote, maintain, and recognize scholarship, to recognize achievements in the field of Human Services, to provide additional information to such students and to provide students with opportunities to serve the college and the community.

Interculture Club

Interculture Club is a club which serves as an opportunity for students of Cypress College to meet people from a variety of different ethnic and cultural backgrounds. It is a club that celebrates diversity and promotes acceptance and tolerance for one another. Interculture Club seeks to promote awareness of different cultures. The objective of the Interculture Club is to create bridges between various people who come from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds and to expand the knowledge that peers have regarding one another’s cultural backgrounds. At every meeting students have the opportunity to learn about new cultures and try new customs, dances, and foods. Some of the events and activities the Interculture Club has planned include: international potluck, international costumes, a post-it challenge to practice kindness and tolerance, and cultural discussions. Interculture Club meets every Tuesday from 11 a.m.–12 p.m. in HUM-318. For questions or information contact the Interfaith Club advisor, Regina Rhymes, at rrhymes@cypresscollege.edu.

International Club

International Club is a club that bonds American students and International students in a positive, open-minded group. The objective of the club is to provide a forum for the interaction between American and International students to promote cultural understandings and enrichment of all students through social and educational events and activities, and to assist new students in adapting to college life. Upcoming events for the International Club include hiking, cultural potlucks, on campus displays of various cultures, teaching different cultures during meetings, etc. The International Club meets every other Thursday beginning September 6, from 3:30–5 p.m. in the Associated Students Conference Room (Gym II, 2nd Floor). For questions or information contact the International Club advisor, Sam Simmons, at ssimmons@cypresscollege.edu.

Japanese Culture Club (JCC)

The Japanese Culture Club (JCC) is an organization dedicated to the exploration and experience of Japanese culture, as well as an appreciation of the language. The objectives of JCC are to promote intercultural tolerance by striving towards a deeper understanding and appreciation of Japanese culture; to promote the study of the Japanese language, particularly through Cypress College’s Japanese Program; to provide an environment where Japanese learners may meet and develop connections through common interests. The types of events and activities done by the JCC include excursions to sites of Japanese cultural significance (such as Little Tokyo or Japanese Buddhist temples), events hosted by Japanese-American organizations/communities (such as holiday observances), and general club bonding excursions (Japanese restaurants, movie nights, karaoke, etc.) The JCC meets every Monday from 5:15–6:15 p.m. in HUM-108. For questions or information contact the JCC Advisor, Natsuyo Higuchi, at nhiguchi@cypresscollege.edu.

La Raza Club

La Raza Club is a Hispanic/Latino club that helps students know more about the culture, but it also includes those who identify as non-Hispanic. The club helps students learn about Hispanic culture and issues that are happening in today’s society. La Raza club meets every Tuesday from 3–4 p.m. in HUM-301. For questions or information contact the La Raza Club Advisor, Steve Estrada, at sestrada@cypresscollege.edu.

Lively Arts Club

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Math Club

The Math Club is devoted to providing students with opportunities to expand their academic endeavors through socially interactive events, activities, and math-related resources. The Math Club’s objective is to help students improve their social, academic, speaking, and leadership skills through various fun and educational activities. The types of events that the Math Club participates in include AMATYC (Math Competition), Game Day, Movie Day, guest speakers, and pot lucks. The club meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month from 1–2:12 p.m. in SEM-114. For questions or information, contact the Math Club Advisor, Christina Plett, at: cplett@cypresscollege.edu.

Muslim Students Association (MSA)

The purpose of this organization is to educate Muslims as well as non-Muslims about the true meaning of Islam; to provide a friendly atmosphere for mutual interactions between Muslim students and participants of other religious and social organizations of this campus in order to foster a deeper comprehension of current ideas and trends in both religion and social issues among Muslims and non-Muslims. MSA is also a club that helps enhance the college experience for fellow Muslim students here at Cypress College. Every semester the MSA Club hosts Islam Day and Hijab Day. These two days are to bring awareness about some practices Muslims do that is a part of their “lifestyle”. The club meets once every two weeks and have group discussions and interactive activities to better bond with the group. Social activities include “Fajr at the Beach” (Fajr is our dusk prayer – before sunset), volunteering at a mosque to help make hygiene kits for the homeless, hiking, and much more. MSA Club meets every other Thursday beginning September 13th from 2–4 p.m. in HUM-201. For questions or information contact the MSA Club Advisor, Julie Zweig, at jzweig@cypresscollege.edu.

Psychiatric Technology Club

The Cypress College Psychiatric Technology Club is organized to promote the field of Psychiatric Technology and raise awareness on the impact it has in the healthcare field through community service, activities and learning experiences form all members including those who have graduated from the program. To raise awareness the club attends campus wide club activities and events. As well as, to reach out to those who are interested in the field and encourage them to join both the program and the club to learn and experience what it is to be a Psych Tech. Furthermore, aside from interacting with people outside of the club we will also be focusing on the members who are part of both the club and the program. Club members who are in the first and second semesters of the program can get assistance from those who are in the third semester and students who have graduation the program as a club member. The Psychiatric Technology Club meets every Wednesday from 12:30–1 p.m. in TE3– 315. For questions or information, contact the Psychiatric Technology Club Advisor, Marcus Marquardt, at mmarquardt@cypresscollege.edu.

Psychology Club

The purpose of the Psychology Club is to enhance and deepen the students’ experience and understanding of psychology, not only as an academic science, but also as a day-to-day tool for life. The Psychology Club meetings are held every other Wednesday beginning September 5th in room HUM-321 from 1:45–3 p.m. For questions or information contact the Psychology Club advisor, Angela de Dios, at adedios@cypresscolleg.edu.

Queer-Straight Alliance (QSA)

The Queer-Straight Alliance (QSA), formerly the LGBTQ+ Club, strives to be a fun and safe space for LGBTQ+ students and their allies to share their stories, learn about LGBTQ+ issues, support diversity and inclusion for all students, and make a positive impact on campus and in the community. The types of events that QSA participate in include: campus events, weekly club meetings, movie nights followed by Q&A, art projects, trips to see now LGBTQ+ related movies, Pride Parades and Festivals, and going out to eat together. The QSA meets every Monday from 3–4 p.m. in HUM-327. For questions or information, contact the QSA Advisor, Jenelle Herman, at jherman@cypresscollege.edu. You may also email us or follow us on Instagram.

Random Acts of Kindness

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STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Club

The purpose of the STEM Club is for students to meet regularly in an informal/casual environment who are interested in science, technology, engineering, or math. Their objective is to provide a social network for student members who are interested in STEM. Bringing students together and providing a stress free environment through STEM Club hosted activities. Types of events and activities done by the club include hikes, movie nights, volunteer work, game nights, and beach day. Events are both on and off campus. For questions or information contact the STEM Club Advisor, Yanet Garcia, at: ygarcia@cypresscollege.edu.