2014-2015 Club Listing

For question about this listing, contact Vanessa Van Dyke, M.Ed.
Campus Life Coordinator for Student Involvement
HCL 3
Phone: 941-487-4502
vvandyke@ncf.edu

 

Acapellago
Contact: Janeway Amos
Acapellago is New College's very own student-directed a capella chorus.

Aced It
Contact: Elis Lui
Aced It is the asexual (not experiencing sexual attraction) student group on campus. We take confidentiality seriously and are open to students who identify as being on the asexual spectrum; this includes asexuality, demisexuality, and grey-asexuality.

All Power to the Imagination
Contact: Niko Segal-Wright
API provides an opportunity to discuss how theory and practice can work together to create stronger, more successful social movements. We sponsor an academic conference each spring.

Animal Interest Club
Contact: Rebecca Paulsen
To promote and provide opportunities for volunteering/internships to students in areas of shelter animals, animals of the homeless/displaced/disabled, feral cats, service dogs, and wildlife conservation. Meets Mondays 4pm-5pm in HCL 08.

Basketball Club
Contact: Sean Binniger

Catholic Solidarity
Contact: Adriana Diaz
This is a club for the Catholic students on campus to meet and discuss topics, plan service projects, pray, and share with each other. We meet for mass every Sunday in the W promenade side room, we alternate locations every other week with Ringling College. 6:30 p.m. is an opportunity for confession, 7-7:45 p.m. Mass, with pizza and conversation afterwards. Every other Monday at 7:30-9 p.m., we carpool to Adoration at St. Thomas More. Every first Thursday from 7-9 p.m., we attend Theology on Tap at Piatti Bistro. Other Thursdays at 7 p.m. we discuss questions, ideas, theology, planning community service events, sometimes we have a priest or deacon come to answer questions or give a presentation.

CKI
Contact: Abigail Oakes
Circle K International (CKI) is an international community service organization for college and university students. The mission of CKI is to involve college students in campus and community service while developing quality leaders and citizens. Meets every other Monday at 6 p.m. in HCL 07, see website for dates: http://ncfcki.wix.com/newcollegecirclek

College Democrats
Contact: Amanda Bragg
Our mission is to engage students in political activism on campus and throughout Florida through the Democratic Party. Meeting Wednesdays at 9 p.m. in the GDC.

The Council of Green Affairs
The Council of Green Affairs meets every week to discuss how to improve the school's eco-footprint. We are a branch of the student government that aims to reduce our energy consumption and reduce our campus' effects on the land it occupies.

Creative Writing Club
Contact: Tania Russell
Creative Writing Club is for anyone who has a love or interest in any type of non-academic writing. It is a place for students to share work and have it critiqued, if they so choose, and to expand on projects they are currently working on or want to work on.

Dance Tutorial
Contact: Leah DuncanHilary Ramirez and Heath Barnes

Empty Set Circus
This club is for students to learn how to use flow toys (poi, staves, devil sticks, hoops). We also practice and teach fire spinning. Meets Tuesdays at 8 p.m. in aerobics studio and Fridays from 7-8 p.m. on the bay.

Finance Club
Contact: Matthew Stevenson

Football Club
Contact: Mike Long

French Club
Contact: Timbi Shepherd

German Club
Contact: David Miller
Students of German can listen to and interact with fluent and native speakers of German. We also celebrate the German language and culture.

Jesus Club
Contact: Hilary Ramirez
Jesus Club is comprised of students from Christian backgrounds, however anyone is welcome to come. We meet Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in the GDC for social time with other students who believe in the Christian faith, and normally hold a Bible study and close in prayer. 

Kink Positive
Contact: Katherine Mullin
We provide space and educational resources for interested people to learn more about kink, BSDM, and fetish related topics. We heavily emphasize consent and the physical and emotional safety of all involved. No club event involves sexual contact in any way.

Magic the Gathering
Contact: James Eveland and Jordan Barnaby
Meets every Saturday at 8 p.m. in the X Promenade room.

Mental Health Alliance (formerly Active Minds)
Contact: Hannah Gilbert
Mental Health Alliance is a group devoted to reducing mental illness stigma on campus, providing students with mental health resources and events, and educating peers about mental illness, coping and recovery.

Mood Disorder Support Group
Contact: Zoe Curlee-Strauss
This club is a peer-run support group for students dealing with any kind of mood disorder.

NCF Fencers
Students learn the three styles of fencing -- foil, saber, epee, and fence against one another.

NCF Paintball Club
Contact: Calvin Troutt
This club subsidizes paintball for New College students and holds events that teach students about paintball.

New College Hillel
Contact: Matthew Andersen and Sarah Dietz
New College Hillel seeks to facilitate and invigorate Jewish life on campus with weekly events, carpools to services at local synagogues, Birthright trips and many other exciting opportunities.

New College LARPing Club
Contact: Logan Starnes and Cole Ingram
This is a live-action role playing club, we have one campaign a month as well as weekly meetings to discuss costumes, characters and the such. Meets  Wednesdays 6-7 p.m. in the W promenade room.

New College of Florida Bullsharks Dive Club
Contact: Charles Edelson
The New College of Florida Bullsharks is a club for students, alumni, and professors who are interested in the sport of scuba diving. It is open to both active divers and those who are interested in learning to dive. The club organizes certification courses and trips to local and travel diving destinations.

New Radio New College
Contact: Kay Saffe
The New Radio, New College (NRNC) Club intends to expand awareness and appreciation of radio and media initiative projects around the New College community. The NRNC hosts regular events open to any member of the New College and the Sarasota community in conjunction with WSLR community radio. We intend to create a more unified campus and city by getting everyone on the same wavelength (pun intended). Meets the first Wednesday of the month at 8 p.m. at the tables in front of the old mailroom.

Pre-Med Club
Contact: Derek Schwabe-Warf
This club assists students in the application process for medical school. We discuss coursework, internships, research, volunteer opportunities, MCAT and applying to medical school without grades.

Pre-Vet Club
Contact: Sarah Flax
The purpose of this club is to prepare and educate students about the occupation of veterinary medicine through unique opportunities and learning experiences. Meets Mondays 5-6 p.m. in HCL 08.

Shotokan Karate

Sketch Comedy
Contact: Emily Rich
We put on two comedy shows a year. Our members write and rehearse our sketches and then perform them for the student body.

Soccer (The Funk)
Contact: Bennet Bastian
The soccer club has two parts: the first of these includes competing around the Sarasota/Bradenton area. The second part is court soccer which is a much more relaxed environment where any NCF student is welcome and encouraged to play. The aim of the club is to have fun, get some exercise, and make lasting friendships all while playing the Beautiful Game.

SoColor
We aim to support nonwhite students and work to educate and promote discussion of racism and the oppression (and privilege) that members of our student body experience. Our meetings are currently 'open, which means that white students are permitted to attend and listen to students of color sharing their experiences.

Students for Sensible Drug Policy
SSDP is an international grassroots network of students who are concerned about the impact drug abuse has on our communities, but who also know that the War on Drugs is failing our generation and our society. The purpose is to spread knowledge on the impact the drug war has had on our society and to learn and find ways to help alleviate the issue.

Students Working for Equal Rights (SWER)
Contact: Roger Butterfield

Swim Club
Contact: Shelby Hartwell

Tango Club
Contact: Candice Frances
The club focuses on Tango dance. We organize classes every Friday and we try to have an event at the end of every semester. Our goal is to connect through dance and cultural exchange. Meets Friday 4pm-6pm in the Fitness Center.

Tennis Club
Contact: David Smith

The New Cats
Contact: Jeanine Tatlock
We are a student-run jazz band who loves jamming, improvising, funkyness, and sexyness. We usually play for important school functions, such as the annual Gatsby Party and Graduation, along with some off-campus gigs on the side.

T-PartyTrans*Swagger seeks to promote trans* visibility on campus as well as knowledge and understanding of trans* issues. Trans*Swagger open group is open to attendance by trans* folks, as well as allies. There is also a closed support group for folks whose identities fall somewhere within the trans* umbrella. If interested in attending Trans*Swagger closed group, feel free to contact Sam Armbruster or Jo Santiago.

Unitarian Universalists
Contact: Jessica Loeb and Janie Friedman
Unitarian Universalists is a liberal, spiritual and safe community space; welcome to everyone -- people of all, any, or no spiritual belief. We also carpool to events at the local UU churches. Meets Sundays at 9 p.m. in the Prayer and Meditation Room, Ham. Center.

VOX
Contact: Cassandra Corrado
VOX -- Voices for Planned Parenthood -- is an affiliate of Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida. We help bring sex education to campus, host events with the central themes of sex positivity and healthy sexuality, and supply the campus with tools for safer sex practices. meeting Sundays at 7 p.m. in the GDC

Windmill Theatre Company
Contact: Erika Folk
Founded in 2013, The New College Windmill Theatre Company is a nonprofit student-run organization that provides opportunities for theatrical experience in the New College community in all ways, shapes and forms!

Yelling Club
Contact: Stephanie Bamberger
This is a club for stress relief; once a week we meet in a location where noise will not be an issue (normally on the Overpass) and yell! Each person generally introduces themselves and states why they are yelling; it could be from stress due to a hard week or upcoming exam, from happiness due to a fortunate happening, or just because they feel like yelling!

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