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Cosumnes River College has many social and academic clubs that can benefit your academic, professional and personal development. Consider joining an existing club or start your own! Below is a list of this year's clubs and advisors. If you don't see something you're interested in, find a faculty advisor who will guide you in forming a new club and mentoring its members.

The Student Life and Leadership Center (SLLC) welcomes the opportunity to work with club officers and advisors in continuing the club tradition at Cosumnes River College. Our purpose in providing this guide is to give you a tool that will enable you to work effectively with your organization and to introduce you to the services provided by SLLC.


Active Clubs

Chess Club (active)

Purpose: To motivate students and help them gain experience playing the strategic game of chess. This game will teach students about the value of a choice and teaches them to make decisions based on long term plans, ability and overall outcome. The goal of the club is to play chess in a productive and educational way and to hold a tournament at the end of the semester where they can demonstrate their knowledge.
Advisor: Edwin Fagin,
President: Isabel Lares

Cognitive Science Club (active)

Purpose: The Cognitive Science Club at CRC gives other students more information, and support regarding this major. This major is a good opportunity for students that are currently studying or have an interest in neuroscience, general science, psychology, linguistics, and anthropology in which they all are a good fit for this major. Also, this club is opened to all students especially the ones that do not know what to major in, this club will give students the opportunity to join in and learn if this major might be the one for them. This club will also be an area where other cognitive science majors can meet and support each other.
Advisor: Naomi Bahm,
President: Eman Hemdan,

English Language Learner and Immigrant Support Club (ELLIS) (active)

Purpose: The purpose of the organization is to support English Language Learners and immigrants on their path to academic and personal growth. With inclusion and opportunity as core values, the club is a bridge between the college and the diverse community it serves.
Advisor: João Francisco,
President: Bao Huynh,

Outdoors Club (active)

Purpose: To help students connect with and enjoy the outdoor experiences in Northern California and foster a lifelong connection with the outdoors.
Advisor: John Seamons,
President: Mackenzie Stender

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) - Beta Theta Upsilon Chapter (active)

Purpose: Our club's purpose is the promotion of scholarship, the development of leadership and service, and the cultivation of fellowship among our members.
Advisor: Rhonda Farley,
President: James Bennett,

Puente Club (active)

Purpose: To support and connect Puente Project and CRC students outside of the classroom while honoring Mexican/Latinx culture at CRC. Club Puente will progress into leadership as we promote and advocate for the Puente Project. Through a familia bond, we will volunteer alongside the Puente Project via community service, transfer assistance, mental health awareness, and more.
Advisor: Christopher Torres,
President: Emilia Murillo,

Inactive Clubs

A2MEND (inactive)

Purpose: In affiliation with the A2MEND organization (, the CRC A2MEND Club is a student support structure that seeks to establish an affirming environment where African American male students and other men of color are able to thrive. The aim of the Club is to improve academic success and to develop culturally competent servant student leaders.
Advisor: Michael Carney,
President: Jordan Sanders

Architecture Student Association (inactive)

Purpose: To help architecture students connect with professionals, to participate in architectural events, to learn more, and experience architecture.
Advisor: Jason Ellis,
President: Marishia Lopez,

Asian Pacific Student Association (APSA) (inactive)

Members of the Asian Pacific Student Association at CRC

Purpose: To assemble college students in an organization that is dedicated to cultivating leadership, developing friendship, and rendering services that aim to promote, raise cultural awareness, and preserve cultural heritage in the Asian Pacific Islander American community within Cosumnes River College.
Advisor: Paolo Soriano,
President:Charlie Jacob Nguyen,

C.A.R.N.A.L. - Creating Academic Readiness Network for Aspiring Latinos (inactive)

Purpose: Build a brotherhood and empower Latino male students to be self-advocates and leaders on and off the CRC campus by validating their experiences, supporting the various needs of our students. C.A.R.N.A.L. aims to meet the needs of our Latino male student population while embodying the principles of academic excellence, culture and brotherhood.
Advisor: Alexander Peshkoff,
President: Vacant

Cosumnes Entrepreneurship Organization (CEO) (inactive)

Purpose: Bringing together and empowering students with the tools of mentorship, education, and innovation to become successful entrepreneurs.
Advisor: Man Phan,
President: Cody Smith,

Developer Student Club at CRC (inactive)

Purpose: The purpose of the Developer Student Club at CRC is to impact and empower students through understanding and using technology. DSC at CRC aims to provide student-community collaborative projects, events, and hands-on workshops with support from Google and Google Developers.
Advisor: Michael Carney,
President: Christopher Keokot,

Fire Club (inactive)

Purpose: To provide opportunities for students to share similar interests with their peers, learn new skills, seek guidance and enhance knowledge needed to obtain a career in the fire service.
Advisor: Kris Hubbard,
President: Carlitos Salamanca,

Kasamahan Pilipinx Club (inactive)

Purpose: The purpose of this organization is to encourage cultural awareness and Filipino excellence through various social and educational activities. We want to promote pride in Filipino heritage, uplift Filipino youth, and inform each other about current events/social issues. We would also like to be active in the community. This is a club for everyone, not just Filipinos, who want to join and learn about Filipino culture in a safe and accepting space.
Advisor: Paolo Soriano,
President:Antonia Corpuz,

MECS - Academic Excellence in Mathematics, Engineering, and Computer Science (inactive)

Purpose: To create an environment for students to learn and collaborate in the fields of mathematics, engineering, and computer science through student-led activities, projects, and events. Additionally, MECS aims to increase interest in the areas of Mathematics, Engineering, and Computer Science among underrepresented student populations
Advisor: Michael Carney,
President: Christopher Keokot,