Progressive Junior College of New York
Clubs and Organizations:
American Marketing Association (AMA)
This club is designed for those students who are interested in marketing. This is a large association with members involved in all facets of marketing. AMA offers various seminars and conferences worldwide.1
American Mathematical Society (AMS)
This club is designed for those students who enjoy mathematics and understand its many applications to the real world. This club offers competitions as well as conferences and employment resources.2
This club is a division of Amnesty International USA and is designed for members who feel that certain freedoms and rights of citizens, worldwide, are being ignored. Amnesty International provides research into human rights abuses and helps to provide a means to end the atrocities that are being perpetrated world wide.3
For those of you who are more prone to play an instrument than sing, join the band. The band often accompanies the chorus at events both on and off of the campus. There is also a branch of this band that marches for sporting events and parades.
This club is designed for the game board geniuses. Chess club is a weekly gathering of students who are interested in the art of playing chess. Members meet to discuss strategies and to enjoy a good, strategic game. This club also competes regionally and nationally.
This is a musical group that gathers to share their love, and gift, of singing. Besides hosting events on campus, this school chorus sings off campus for special occasions and is known to visit senior centers and nursing homes to provide cheer.
Craft and Creativity Club (CCC)
This club is designed for those students with a creative side. This club is for students who wish to “de-stress” by crocheting, knitting, sewing, scrapbooking, or anything else that can be creative.
Diverse Students Unite
This club invites students of all ethnicities to join. The object of this club is to meet to discuss issues relating to individual ethnic groups and to address avenues in which the various ethnic groups can unite as one large multi-cultural community of friends.
This club is designed for those who love to watch and discuss films. This club will meet weekly to watch movies from all genres from the early 20th century through the present. Members will discuss themes, conflicts, plots, characters, etc. and will also make comparisons to other movies.
Friends of the Environment
This club meets to discuss environmental issues on the campus, regionally, nationally, and globally. This club is responsible for all of the recycling that occurs on campus and for finding new, innovative ways the campus can help reduce the carbon footprint of the campus, its faculty, and its students.
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
This club is designed for those students who are interested in the business or business-related field, either as an owner/entrepreneur or as management. As a member of FBLA you will have the opportunity to meet other members through regional and national conferences.4
The name says it all for this club. This club meets to compare knowledge and recall of its members. The information that is quizzed is a compilation of all curriculum topics as well as recent events, sports, and popular culture. The team competes both against one another as an intramural competition and against other colleges in tournaments both regionally and nationally.5
The name says it all for this club. Have you ever wanted to just meet with friends and/or classmates just to “hang out?” Well, this club is for you…this club meets weekly in the campus center to share stories, laugh, joke, and de-stress.
Have an issue that you feel needs to be addressed? Is there something that you enjoy doing such as Laser Tag, Shopping, or Playing Video Games? Then create a club! Bring a proposal to the Board of Directors at their monthly meeting and let’s see what happens!!