Cambridge Club Updates: Feb. 2015

PHOTO BY V. S. Arrowsmith

Welcome to the first club update of the Spring 2015 semester! Enjoy these updates from some Cambridge clubs including meeting time information and upcoming events.

 

Art Club

By V.S. Arrowsmith, Public Relations   

 

PHOTO BY  V. S. Arrowsmith

PHOTO BY V. S. Arrowsmith

Members of the ARCCC Art Club meet weekly to hear announcements about regional art shows, to talk about potential field trips, to set budget meetings and take care of other business, and to plan for on campus activities.  Spring field trips include visits to the Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Institute of Art for Art in Bloom. 

 

PHOTO BY V.S. ARROWSMITH The Cambridge Art Club meets 30 minutes before the Wednesday evening drawing classes. Recent discussion included planning for upcoming arts field trips.

 

 

Student Government                                                                                      

By Shayla McKinney-Buck, President 

The Student Senate is very pleased to say that we have recently voted in two new members! At our last meeting we had three more who came in who are interested, which is VERY exciting! However, we are always wanting more student involvement!

Our meeting times for this semester are on Thursday’s from 11:30-12:30 in F203.

On February 17-18, we are sending Student Government Vice President Chaz Miller to the Minnesota capitol in St. Paul, where he will be advocating with other students across MnScu two year community and technical colleges. Make sure you thank him for all the work he will be doing talking to legislators and advocating for students!

Coming up, we have a Student Leadership Conference in Saint Cloud on February 27-March 1. Please join us at one of our meetings if you would like to know more about our club and if you would like to get more involved on campus!

 

 

Environmental Club “E-Club”                                                                        

By Rochelle Peace, President

Field trips to Will Steger’s homestead in Ely, MN give e-clubbers a great opportunity to connect to the environment.  Feb. 5-8, we will be heading up to the Steger’s stead to help pull ice out of the lake in what is aptly named, “Ice Ball.”

Concurrently, the e-club is preparing for their spring EFF (Earth Friendly Fair)!  Our EFF this year will be on Saturday, April 18th.  We will have activities, vendors, speakers and a show.  This event is family oriented, and open to the community.    If you would like to help out with our EFF this year, contact Peter Walhstrom or attend one of our meetings, Mondays at 11:15am in room F105.  What’s the word?

 

 

Hearts Ablaze                                                                                                      

By Sarah Oman

PHOTO Courtesy of Hearts Ablaze. 2015 members

PHOTO Courtesy of Hearts Ablaze                           2015 members

Hearts Ablaze is a very relaxing and fun club! We are a non-denominational group of Christians who come together once a week to study the Bible, share praises and prayer requests, and get to know fellow Christians. We are also currently the largest student group on the Cambridge campus. 

Hearts Ablaze meetings usually consist of fifteen minutes of socializing while we wait for everyone to arrive, followed by reading a chapter of the Bible. After we read a chapter, we discuss the chapter, then close with prayer. 

Announcements of future events are also given during the meeting. Some of the events that Hearts Ablaze does are charity events. The charity events last semester were food packing for Feed My Starving Children, serving a fundraising event for the Pregnancy Resource Center, and bell ringing for the Salvation Army.

Hearts Ablaze also hosts events at the college. Last semester we held a double-feature movie night with board games and food, which was open to the student body. We will be hosting it again this semester.

Hearts Ablaze will be inviting a speaker from Josiah’s Gift to come and give a dramatic interpretation of a section of the book of Acts this semester. This event is open to the college and to the local churches. We would love for you to come and join us for any meetings or future events! We meet Wednesdays at noon in F223

PTK 

By Regina Heitschmidt

Phi Theta Kappa has been busy the last few months. We have been having fun with the Environmental Club making bat houses to put in the woods on the east side of the college. In all, we completed seven bat houses. These houses will be put placed out in the trails behind the college just in time for the spring mating season.

At the end of January 2015, we finished our Honors In Action project! This was a large research project concerning the mining of sand and fracking in Minnesota. We learned a lot about the pros and cons of this business. With this project done, we are again a 5 STAR CHAPTER and we hope to win some awards at our upcoming international convention in San Antonio, TX! Nice work to everyone who helped out!

Coming up:

PTK will be hosting a fundraising event soon. Watch for details!!

Feb. 9 Winterfest Table: Please stop by our table the week of February 9th for fun activities.

Feb.14: Several chapter members will be helping at the Candlelight Ski event.

Feb. 27-28: Chapter members will be heading to Willmar, MN for the Spring Regional Conferences. We are looking forward to rekindling friendships with our other regional Phi Theta Kappa chapters.

April 15-19: Nerd Nation, San Antonio. We are happy that at least 5 of our chapter members will be traveling to this amazing international event!

Our meetings are every Thursday at 3 p.m. in meeting room F117. Stop in and see what we are all about!

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