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Student Organizations

Getting involved with other students in working toward a common goal builds your interpersonal skills, sharpens your performance in the classroom and prepares you for success in your career. For more information, contact Andrea Weiss, Coordinator of Student Involvement, at or call 316.322.3353.

Ag Ambassadors
The Ag Ambassadors is open to all students with an interest in agricultural areas. The purpose of the organization is to provide a means for agriculture students with common goals and interests to get together for school, community and social activities. The Ag Ambassadors elects officers and sponsors student awards.

Campus Crusade for Christ
The purpose of this non-denominational organization is to foster a knowledge of Jesus Christ and Biblical Christianity among the students of Butler. The program is planned to provide a time of fellowship, a time of sharing and a clear personal understanding of the spirit-filled life.

Collegiate DECA/Marketing
Collegiate DECA is the largest and most progressive student organization for college students majoring in marketing and management. Participation in DECA will develop leadership skills, marketing, merchandising and management competencies through competition against the best marketing and management students in the nation.

Delta Psi Omega/Theatre
The purpose of Delta Psi Omega is to stimulate interest in the college's dramatic activities and promote theatre in the community. In addition to contributing to the cultural climate of the college and community the organization serves as a social outlet for its members.
Contact Bob Peterson at

Gay-Straight Alliance
Although the Gay-Straight Alliance focuses on issues affecting people with a same-sex or multiple-sex orientation, it comprises members of all sexual orientations. The Gay-Straight Alliance is also an assumption-free zone. Just because you belong does not mean you are or will be thought of as homosexual or bisexual, or even bi-curious.
Issues close to the heart of the Gay-Straight Alliance include acceptance of people of all sexual orientations, acceptance of transgender persons, fighting against AIDS, and remembering those who tragically committed suicide. It is not, however, all serious. The Gay-Straight Alliance also has parties and fun activities.
If you are sympathetic to these causes, try the Gay-Straight Alliance!
Contact Phil Speary at

Grizzly Ambassadors
The Grizzly Ambassadors serve as the college's official student leaders in service-learning and civic engagement. Their goal is to support all Butler students and student organizations in giving back to the community. The Grizzly Ambassadors are supported by and responsible to the Service-Learning Office. Grizzly Ambassadors receive opportunities to enhance their education through servant-leadership while representing the college on campus, in the community, and around the state and nation.
For more information, contact Andrea Weiss at

Hispanic American Leadership Organization
The Hispanic American Leadership Organization fosters an understanding and appreciation for the traditions and customs of Latinos; strengthen the recognition of Latino students on and off campus; from a united fellowship for addressing issues and concerns affecting Latino people on campus and in the community; assist students in their educational pursuits at Butler and to provide and develop leadership and professional opportunities for its members.

International Student Association
The International Student Association (ISA) is open to international students, resident aliens, as well as all students interested in promoting cross-cultural understanding. Members are often invited to visit with elementary classes and community groups. The ISA participates in the campus-wide Spring Fling, sharing their various cultures with students and community members through music and dance, traditional clothing, flags and exhibits. All monthly social activities are planned by members.

IT Club
This organization provides members the opportunity to network with fellow students, opportunities to listen to speakers from the industry, tour company headquarters, learn about emerging technology, and more.

Phi Beta Lambda
Phi Beta Lambda, a non-profit association for students preparing for careers in business or business-related fields, is an organization that can profit anyone wanting to gain employment, learn to work with others, compete on a state and national level, and network with peers and business leaders.
Contact Janice Akao 316.322.3186 or

Philosophy Club
The Philosophy Club meets monthly to engage in discussions regarding various political, ethical, and philosophical principles within our culture and society.
Contact Terry Sader 316.218.6123

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society serving American institutions which offer associate degree programs. Its purpose is to recognize and encourage scholarship among associate degree students by providing an opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate to exchange ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.
Contact Chrissy Baker at

Student Government Association
The Student Government Association (SGA) serves as the official voice of the student body and functions as a channel of communication with the faculty, staff and administration of the college. Their mission is to represent the interests of students by: increasing student decision-making power; improving campus life through creative and exciting campus activities and programs and assisting students and student organizations through fund and support of their events.
Contact Sherri Conard at or Andrea Weiss at

Student Nursing Association
The purpose of the Student Nursing Association is to promote the profession of Nursing, and to contribute to Nursing education in order to provide the highest quality health care. The Student Nursing Association helps to provide programs representative of fundamental and current professional interest and concerns, and aid in the development of the whole person, his/her professional role and the responsibility for the health care of people in all walks of life.
Contact Sabrina Olson at

Agnostic, Atheist, & Anti-Theist Association
Butler Community College students may have doubts about supernatural belief systems, i.e. Monotheism or Polytheism; this club seeks to support those students by providing truthful and meaningful information about the natural world, secular values and rational thoughts.
For more information, contact Richard Jones at

Black Student Organization (BSA)
Dedicated to the principles of self-determination, self-awareness, and unity, the Black Student Association will strive to unite and educate students of multicultural descent about their cultural heritage. By promoting community service and stressing academic excellence, the BSA will develop students into active leaders not only at Butler, but in the surrounding areas and local communities.
For more information, contact Crystal Aluko at or Lai-L Daugherty at

Butler Radio
Butler Radio (KBTL 88.1 FM) is the El Dorado campus' student-operated radio station. You will get valuable hands-on experience producing entertainment, news, sports, and information programming (including talk shows, music shows, and play-by-play/color announcing of Butler football and basketball). Butler Radio broadcasts at 400 watts, covering the entire Butler County area, 365 days a year.
For more information, please contact Dr. Keith West at

Butler Veterans Across Campus
If you have serve, or are still serving, in any of the Armed Forces branches and are currently a Butler student, come join us! We also welcome student dependents of those have served.
For more information, contact Kris Estes at

Catholic Grizzlies
The Catholic Grizzlies Study and Fellowship Group of Butler Community College, acknowledge that we have in common our belief in one God, one faith and baptism. We accept the mission of our Lord Jesus Christ to carry on His work of salvation. Our desire is to support each other as we grow in our faith expression.
For more information, contact Marsha or Dennis Todd at

Culinary & Hospitality Opportunity for Making Professionals (C.H.O.M.P)
The purpose of CHOMP is to enhance educational opportunities for students in Culinary and Hospitality to participate in and gain real world experience.
For more information, contact Chef John Michael at

Sociology and Psychology Club (SoPsyched)
SoPsyched has three branches: Planning, Activities, and Research. In the Planning branch members meet once a month to plan monthly events. The Activities branch consists of once-a-month events aimed at piquing interest in Psychology and Sociology among students regardless of previous exposure to these fields of study. The Research branch meets weekly to learn about research including how to plan their own research, enter the data, run the analysis, and write the results suitable for publication or presentation at a regional conference.
For more information, contact Dr. Nathan Swink at