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Student Organizations

Joining a club or organization on campus is a great way to get involved and meet new people. Whether your interests are political, cultural, creative, business-focused or otherwise, GBC has a wide variety of clubs to help you pursue them. Cant find what youre looking for? Start your own club! Visit the Office of Residence & Student Life for more info.


ALPHA CHI

Alpha Chi is a National Honor Society. Membership is limited to Juniors, Seniors, and second year Graduate students of good character who rank in the upper 10 percent of their class. Activities include an annual induction ceremony, a spring reception for honor students, social activities and scholarly or academic service to the College.

Advisor: Dr. Victoria Neagoe   Email: neagoev@gbc.edu

DANCE CLUB

The Dance Club provides opportunities for students to come and dance. Dance Club does not do large performances for the school, but rather they have regular meetings to learn new dances, socialize with students, and to just have fun.

Advisor: Jennifer Ruggiero   Email: ruggiej@gbc.edu

DAVID L. BARNES LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

The David L. Barnes Leadership Council is an action oriented advisory board comprised of a select group of student leaders. Its mission is to embody the legacy of David L. Barnes, an entrepreneur and leader. These students will also assist the Dean and the College leadership team in the development and execution of key strategies for student engagement, leadership and innovation for the College. Representing the student body, the council members also serve as official student ambassadors during College functions.

Advisor: Chuck Hammond, Dr. Jeff Thurley, Brittany Hobbs   Email: hammond@gbc.edu, thurley@gbc.edu, hobbs@gbc.edu

THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP CLUB

The Entrepreneurship Club will provide a conduit by which students can access relevant entrepreneurial resources, network with prominent community entrepreneurs, faculty, and share entrepreneurial and innovative ideas. To this end, the club is dedicated to furthering an understanding of new businesses, small businesses, entrepreneurship and innovation in all businesses.

Advisor: Dr. Jeff Thurley   Email: thurley@gbc.edu

FREE 2 BE

Free 2 Be is a student organization that provides advocacy and education for individuals in the College community and works to increase tolerance and respect for individuals of all sexual orientations and identities.

Advisor: Bernadine Griffin & Tatiana Marshall   Email: griffibd@gbc.edu, marshatd@gbc.edu

GBC BOOK CLUB

GBC Book Club provides a forum for students and faculty members to interact and discuss classic and current literature regarding hot topics.

Advisor: Rusty Michalak   Email: michalr@gbc.edu

GBC LIT

GBC LIT welcomes all students to explore their interests in literature, writing, and the arts through activities on campus and in surrounding communities. Members also serve their community through increasing and promoting literacy.

Advisor: Dr. Mary Wheeling   Email: wheeling@gbc.edu

INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANTS - “ACCOUNTING CLUB”

Institute of Management Accountants "Accounting" Club provides a platform for students to learn about how an accounting degree/skills can be used in different career fields. Both accounting and non-accounting majors are welcomed to join the club and benefit from great opportunities like hearing from experienced accounting professionals and going on field trips to local firms, along with participating in community service opportunities such as volunteer tax return work. Additionally, members will benefit from hearing about CPA and/or CMA certification requirements.

Advisor: Keith Fleury   Email: fleuryk@gbc.edu

LIGHTNING STUDIO

Lightning Studio is an organization whose members use their talent and interest in photography and video production to work on projects to closer connect the GBC community. Their work is hands on, often having a key role in large campus events. Their efforts in video production, social media, and photography extend into the greater community of Delaware.

Advisor: Jeremy Benoit & Gary Balakoff   Email: benoit@gbc.edu, balakoff@gbc.edu

MINORITY STUDENT UNION (MSU)

The Minority Student Union is a student organization in which membership is open to any student who wishes to unite the GBC community to offer a better understanding of the African-American heritage.

Advisor: Jennifer Ruggiero   Email: ruggiej@gbc.edu

PSYCHOLOGY CLUB

The GBC Psychology Club provides a forum for students to gather and discuss topics related to the field of psychology. This organization will provide the GBC Community with opportunities to advance their understanding of careers and special interest areas related to the field of psychology.

Advisor: Dr. Gerald Hoefling   Email: hoeflig@gbc.edu

RESIDENT STUDENT ASSOCIATION (RSA)

RSA is an organization that motivates resident students to get involved in on-campus activities. These activities include hall decorating contests, holiday get-togethers, finals week study breaks, service projects, and most other residence hall programs. RSA is also a student voice to implement projects and programs of interest to all resident students.

Advisor: Kevin Martin   Email: martink@gbc.edu

SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (SHRM)

The Society for Human Resource Management is an officially chartered student chapter of the national professional organization. Sponsored by Delaware SHRM, the organization provides a forum for those students interested in HR careers to learn more about opportunities in the field and to begin networking with professionals. For those general business students with an interest in human resources, membership in SHRM provides a forum to discuss and learn the importance of HR issues and challenges in any organization.

Advisor: Dr. Nicole Evans   Email: evansn@gbc.edu

STUDENT-ATHLETE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (SAAC)

The purpose of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is to represent the student-athletes' voice on the campus of Goldey-Beacom College. In addition, it exists to promote good communication between the student-athletes, athletic department administration, coaches and other staff. Also, the SAAC has the responsibility to actively encourage student-athlete involvement in campus and community events. SAAC will consist of at least one representative from each varsity team sponsored by Goldey-Beacom College.

Advisor: Jeremy Benoit   Email: benoit@gbc.edu

STUDENTS WITH A PURPOSE (SWAP)

Students with a Purpose is an organization that gives students an opportunity for fellowship, support, and provide/receive spiritual encouragement from other students in a positive group setting.

Advisor: Dr. Deanna Merritt   Email: merritd@gbc.edu