Cocoa Campus Student Clubs

Joining a student club related to your interests is a great way to enhance your educational experience at EFSC. Click the existing club options below for info. Don't see a club that fits your needs? Start one! 

Starting a club on the Cocoa Campus:

You can start a club any time during the school year by completing the following steps:
1. Submit the Club Approval Form with a Constitution and By-laws document for the club
2. Recruit a Club Sponsor and submit the Sponsor Agreement form
3. Enlist at least ten (10) currently enrolled EFSC students in good academic standing
4. With document approval (see below for more on that process), present your club to the Cocoa Campus SGA for a vote

Students should refer to the Student Government Handbook for complete information about forming and maintaining clubs. Once downloaded and filled out, completed forms should be submitted to the Office of Student Life located in the Building 11 Student Services Building on the Cocoa Campus.

Club/Organization

Aerospace Club

Sponsor: William Fletcher
321-433-7751
fletcherw@easternflorida.edu 

African American Student Union

Sponsors:
Beverly Payne
321-433-7325
payneb@easternflorida.edu
and
Jerome Smith
321-433-7489
smithje@easternflorida.edu

Mission Statement:
The mission of the African American Student Union is to improve enrichment at Eastern Florida State College by providing uplifting and entertaining events while exchanging integral knowledge and culture to the entire student body, and to challenge each student to improve themselves through professional, social, and personal enrichment, thereby positively impacting the community.

Meets:
Weekly, Wednesdays, 3 PM
Bldg 5, Room 112

Contact the sponsor for more details.

Business Club

Sponsors: Dr. Synthia Doaks
321-433-7127
doakss@easternflorida.edu
and
Ms. Patricia Harmon
321-433-7642
harmonp@easternflorida.edu
and
Dr. Nicole DeCaro
321-433-5564
decaron@easternflorida.edu

General Meeting
First Friday Each Month
YMCA 2nd Floor Classroom
1 PM - 3 PM

Executive Board Meeting
Last Friday Each Month
YMCA 2nd Floor Classroom
1 PM - 3 PM

Mission Statement:
Club B is to establish a venue in which students can build and exchange knowledge on business concepts, network with business faculty, staff and other students who are interested in business, as well as connect with business entities and business leaders in the community. The EFSC Business Club will assist in developing students' academic and professional careers in business.

Collegiate Veterans Society

Sponsors: Kim Paige
321-433-7140
paigek@easternflorida.edu
and
Philip Sweeney
321-433-5532
sweeneyp@easternflorida.edu

Mission Statement:
The Collegiate Veterans Society (CVS) is dedicated to help fellow veterans in the transition from military to college life and to enrich the community and the campus with veteran sponsored and patriotic events. All veterans and patriotic students are welcome. We are not politically oriented, but are a Pro-American and Pro-Veteran group.

Club Officers:
President - JC Burchette
Vice President - Alik Smith

Meets:
1st and 3rd Monday of each month.
3 PM, Building 11, Room 113

Contact the sponsor for more details.

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Cosmetology (CIA)

Sponsor: Betty Blaschak
321-433-7553
blaschakb@easternflorida.edu

Club Officers:
President - Anna Vu
Vice President - Adyson Cantwell

Meets: TBD

Contact the sponsor for more details.

Cru

Sponsor: Anastasia Harris
321-433-7655
harrisa@easternflorida.edu 

Digital Media Bobcats

Sponsor: Bob Gilbert
321-433-7240
gilbertr@easternflorida.edu

Mission Statement:
The purpose of the club is to showcase what is being created through the Digital Media program at EFSC. The Club will utilize all media sources and outlets available to broadcast student work. The club will work closely with campus clubs and organizations to increase their digital presence and showcase student work. 

President - Alec Poitras

Meets:
Tuesdays: 2:30- 3:30 PM
Bldg. 13, Rm. 114

Contact the sponsor for more details.

Environmental Club

Sponsors: Jimmy Gamez
321-433-7653
gamezj@easternflorida.edu
and
Daniel Wagner
321-433-7392
wagnerd@easternflorida.edu

Club Officers:
President: Justin Peyton
Vice President: Laura Halcom

Hispanic Club

Sponsor: Maggie Stubbe
321-433-7251
stubbem@easternflorida.edu

Co-Sponsors: Mercedes Hussey Pailos
321-433-7288
husseypailosm@easternflorida.edu
and
Karen Simpson
321-433-7264
simpsonk@easternflorida.edu

Club President: Javier Barrios
Club Vice-President: Jonathan Howell

Mission Statement:
Provide social, cultural, and educational awareness of the Hispanic culture through service to the EFSC community.

Meets:
2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month
3 - 4 PM
EFSC Cocoa Library (Bldg. 12, Room 122)

Contact the sponsors for more details.

NAfME Collegiate Chapter (Music Club)

NAfME: National Association for Music Education

Sponsor: Dr. Robert Lamb
321-433-7629
lambr@easternflorida.edu

Mission Statement: We are the NAfME Collegiate Chapter of Eastern Florida State College. Our mission is to give future music educators opportunities for professional development; acquaint students with the privileges and responsibilities of the music education profession; provide members with the opportunity to become acquainted with local music educators; sponsor student attendance at the Florida Music Educators Association annual meeting; assist EFSC in various projects throughout the year by providing musical support; and to provide opportunities to have contact with Collegiate members from other schools.

Club Officers: 
President - Tom Bogen
Vice President - Juan Royal

Meets: Alternate Tuesdays, 2:15 - 3 PM
Bldg. 4, Rm. 214 (Choir Room)

Contact the sponsor for more details.

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Sponsors:
David Hancock
321-433-5409
hancockda@easternflorida.edu
and
Dr. Janet Rubin
321-433-7171
rubinj@easternflorida.edu

Mission Statement:
The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for the lively fellowship for scholars, and for the stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.

Club Officers: 
President - Christopher Robin
Vice President - Michelle Monk

Meets: Alternate Wednesdays, 3:30 PM
Community Dining Room

Contact coptk@titans.easternflorida.edu or the sponsors for more details.

Rotaract

Sponsor: Dr. Erin Baird
321-433-7613
bairde@easternflorida.edu

Mission Statement:
The purpose of Rotaract is to provide an opportunity for young people to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities, and to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service.

Rotaract Motto: Service Above Self

Club Officers:
President - Kayla Delgado
Vice President - Devin Watson

Meets:
Weekly, Thursdays, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM in the Community Dining Room- Bldg 11

Contact the sponsor for more details.

Student American Dental Hygienist Association

Sponsor: Jeanie Dent
321-433-7569
dentj@easternflorida.edu

Mission Statement:
The objectives of this Organization shall be to cultivate, promote, and sustain the art and science of dental hygiene, to represent and safeguard the common interest of the members of the dental hygiene profession, and to contribute toward the improvement of the health of the public.  A union between first and second year students is encouraged to promote teamwork and leadership. 

Club Officers:
President - Karissa Sebero
Vice President - Natalie Greene

Meets:
Monthly, Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1 PM, Bldg 20, Room 110

Contact the sponsor for more details.

Student Government Association

Sponsor: Morgan Miller
321-433-5297
millermo@easternflorida.edu 

Mission Statement:
Acts as a liaison between the students, administration and faculty and to provide for and encourage active student participation in school affairs as well as to assist in the establishment and maintenance of conditions conducive to student success, student learning, student retention and an enriched extracurricular environment.

Officers: See SGA Web Page

Titans Theatre Club

Sponsors: Jeanine Henry
321-433-7384
henryj@easternflorida.edu
and
Carol Harvest
321-433-7414
harvestc@easternflorida.edu

Mission Statement:
The mission of the drama club is to promote interest in the theater through participation in a variety of theatrical events such as attending plays, creating productions ourselves, and learning about the theater through workshops and guest artists.

Club Officers:
President - Matt McLaughlin

Meets:
Weekly, Wednesdays, 3:15 PM - 5 PM
Studio Theatre, BLDG 4, Room 131

Contact the sponsor for more details.

Veterinary Technology

Sponsors: Michelle Earltinez
321-433-7596
earltinezm@easternflorida.edu
and
Marianne D'Altilio
321-433-7151
daltiliom@easternflorida.edu

Mission Statement:
The purpose of the Eastern Florida State College Veterinary Technology Club is to promote the social awareness and understanding of the veterinary technician as a member of the veterinary health care profession. We achieve this through community involvement and education. It also serves to promote interest in the Florida Veterinary Technician Association, the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America and the Florida Veterinary Medical Association.

Vision Statement:
The vision of the club is to promote community involvement and education, while promoting the profession of graduate veterinary technicians in conjunction with Eastern Florida State College. Our main goal is for the public to know that our veterinary technicians not only have the knowledge in our heads but passion in our hearts as well.

Club Officers:
President - Nichole Gonzales
Vice President - Tabitha Kerr
Secretary - Stephanie Riccaboni
Treasurer - Jennifer Durkin
Historian - Kaleea Okerlind

Meets:
Bi-weekly, Thursdays 
12:15 PM - 12:55 PM, Bldg 17, Room 14

Contact the sponsor for more details.

Welding Club

Sponsor:
Kenneth Cox
321-433-7175
coxke@easternflorida.edu

Contact the sponsor for more details.

Writers' Haven

Sponsors:
Karen Cuda
321-433-7168
cudak@easternflorida.edu
and
JoLee Passerini
321-433-7243
passerinij@easternflorida.edu

Mission Statement:
To provide a positive writing environment and create a community that supports and promotes the joys of self-expression through the art of writing while encouraging improvement with constructive methods of critique.

Club Officers:
President - Tyler Simon

Meets: 
Weekly, Tuesdays 3:30 to 4:30 PM. Building 12, Room 331
Cocoa Writing Center

Contact the sponsors for more details.