Student Organizations

The Alliance

For Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Straight people who are interested in LGBT current events and issues, support, discussion, and community awareness. For more information contact advisor Nate Maddux.

Altered Reality

Science Fiction and Fantasy Club founded in the fall of 2004, the club is one of the largest and most vibrant on campus.  Club sponsored events include movie nights, discussion groups, role-playing games and just about anything else related to science fiction and fantasy.  Whether your interest lies with movies, anime, tabletop role-playing computer games or elsewhere, you will find a place in the group.  For more information contact advisor Brian Duckwitz.

The Art Club

Students interested in art and finding ways to enhance art on campus.  For more information contact advisor Michael Julian.

Band and Musical Performance

The University of Wisconsin-Rock County campus offers many opportunities to pursue your interests in music.  If you played an instrument in high school and you would like to continue for fun or professionally, check out some of the options available to you:  UW-Rock County Jazz Band, UW-Rock County Concert Band, UW-Rock County Chamber Orchestra, involvement in the campus musical, as well as student music recitals where you may perform solo or with a small group.  For more information contact Jeff Suarez.

Basketball

Did you play basketball in high school?  Or, have you always wanted to play basketball?  UW-Rock County offers men’s and woman’s basketball as an intercollegiate sport.  For more information contact Athletic Director Grant McNall.

Choir

If vocal music is one of your interests, UW-Rock County provides many opportunities to sing.  Choir is open to any student without audition and meets Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm.  If a student is part of the choir, they are also eligible to audition for the fall semester and/or the Swing Choir in the spring.  These groups meet Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Band/Orchestra Room.  For more information contact advisor Lannette Calhoun.

German Club

 All interested persons are encouraged to attend and participate in club activities – no need to speak German.  The German Club sponsors outings and hosts programs related to German culture and issues.  For more information contact advisor Timothy Holian.

Imagination Inc.

Provides an arena for the literary and visual arts on campus.  Imagination, Inc. shall edit and publish periodic journals of student art, which will include short fiction, poetry, essays, manifestoes, prose poems, musical scores, photography, illustrations, and other media suitable for print (and possibly web format).  The club shall also sponsor book discussions, writing workshops, readings, promotional events, and gatherings for any students interested in the literary and/or graphic arts.  For more information contact advisor Ken Brosky.

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship

Come join us for fellowship, prayer, and open discussions about the Bible.  We meet every Wednesday at noon in the Fireplace Lounge.  Everyone is invited to participate (no former knowledge of the Bible is necessary), just come and listen or ask questions.  We will look at what the Bible is all about and how it all fits together.   For more information contact advisor Lannette Calhoun.

Multicultural Student Union (MSU)

Do you work for racial justice and value diversity? Want to understand others and make the world a more tolerant place? Then, check out the MSU, open to any student, of any race or cultural heritage. This club emphasizes the development of friendships, the sharing of perspectives, and appreciation of all cultures. For anyone interested in multicultural events, and issues, on the campus and in the world. For more information contact advisor Sara Juarez Koch.

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

PTK has recognized academic excellence in the two year colleges since 1918 and has become the largest and most prestigious honor society serving two year colleges around the world. Membership is based primarily upon academic achievement. To be eligible for membership in PTK at the University of Wisconsin-Rock County, you must be enrolled at UW-Rock County, you must have completed at least 12 credit hours of university level coursework at UW-Rock County, you must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5, and you must enjoy full rights of citizenship in the United States. For more information contact advisors Kim Kostka or Linda Reinhardt.

The Saber Rattlers

The purpose of the organization is to promote a better understanding of the sport of fencing, provide an outlet for those interested in the sport of fencing, and to just have fun.  Members of the Saber Rattlers fencing club may participate in fencing drills, bouts and various exhibitions.  For more information contact Brian Duckwitz.

Sigma Delta Mu (Spanish Honor Society)

UW-Rock County’s chapter of Sigma Delta Mu was founded in 2017.  Sigma Delta Mu is the National Honor society for Hispanic Studies for two-year colleges has its foundation in Sigma Delta Pi, the nation’s largest honor society in the field of foreign language.  The purpose of this society is to honor those who seek and attain excellence in the study of the Spanish language, literature and culture of Spanish-speaking peoples. Honor those who strive to make the Hispanic contribution to modern culture better known to the English-speaking peoples. Encourage students in two-year colleges to acquire a greater interest in, and a deeper understanding of Hispanic culture; and to foster friendly relations and mutual respect between the nations of Hispanic speech and those of English speech. Students must meet specific grade-point average criteria and be invited for membership.  For more information contact advisor, Nate Maddux.

Sigma Kappa Delta (SKD)

This English Honor Society is primarily a service organization.  If you think that you would like to participate in public readings (ex. readings of African American writers in February for African-American history month), book drives for charity, celebrating author and film director birthdays, etc.  Then this would be the club for you.  Eligible students will have at least a 3.3 overall GPA and a grade of no less than a B in all English courses taken.  For more information contact advisor John Pruitt.

Soccer

UW-Rock County offers soccer as a co-ed intercollegiate sport.  The soccer program has a long history of success and will celebrate 43 years in the 2017 season.  The soccer team had its first winning season in 1993.  For more information contact Athletic Director Grant McNall.

Socrates Café

Ever have a desire to take on the big questions?  The challenge is best approached with the help of great company.  Look no further than Socrates Café, a weekly gathering of people from many diverse backgrounds with an aim at answering some of the most intimidating philosophical problems.  Come join us in our pursuit of true knowledge, and bring your own questions about our universe to be addressed.  For more information contact advisor Richard Hanson.

Student Government Association (SGA)

 Learn leadership skills and assist your fellow student while organizing various campus activities. Open to all members of the campus community by way of election or appointment.  Being involved in the student government has many perks, such as: trips to other UW campuses throughout the state, planning and organizing upcoming campus activities, and contributing to campus policy making. For more information contact advisor Janine Peterson.

Student Theatre Association

The UW-rock County Student Theatre Association is open to all UW-Rock students who are interested in any aspect of theatrical production including performance, technical theatre or management.  Our goal is to increase awareness of theatre as an art form and an avenue for expression both here on campus and in the community at large.  We accomplish this goal through service, workshops, fund-raisers and performance.  For more information contact advisor Trevor Rees.

Tennis Team

Allowing students to become more involved by learning and/or playing tennis for an enjoyable experience.  The Tennis team will hold practices that will allow students to become familiar with tennis by incorporating drills, physical activity and fitness, and technique.  Members will also compete in some non-conference matches against other schools in duels and invites for fun.  For more information contact Athletic Director Grant McNall.

Venom Dance Club

Are you an experienced dancer or just wanting to learn to dance for the first time? It doesn’t matter to the Dance Club…come share choreography, have the opportunity to perform, strengthen dance ability and explore all aspects of dance.  Perform at basketball games or in the theatre, work on learning technique, explore music, costuming, etc.  For more information contact advisor Sarah Harvey.  

Veterans Club

An opportunity for veterans and their supporters to interact in a social setting.  Possible activities may include conducting community outreach and bringing education and awareness to those on campus interested in learning about current issues that affect veterans.  For more information contact advisor Sara Koch.

Volleyball

Did you play volleyball in the past or have you always wanted to learn?  For information about the team, including rosters, game schedule, player stats, and team stats and standings, please visit the Wisconsin Collegiate Conference Website or contact coach Jaclyn Bradley.