Opportunities to Get Involved

Active Minds Club_Student activities

Active Minds

Active Minds is a national student organization dedicated to raising awareness, providing information, and removing the stigma attached to mental health issues and mental illness. The group collaborates closely with Becker College counseling services to make students aware of the prevalence, risks, signs, and symptoms of disorders and to encourage conversation about mental health issues on campus.

Contact: Maria Calkins, maria.calkins@becker.edu

Animal Health Club at Becker College

Animal Health Club (AHC)

The mission of the Animal Health Club is to inform our peers and the public about the need for good health care for animals in our communities. We offer our assistance and time to help animals and their owners in need by volunteering at local shelters and vet clinics, and by offering informative programs to the public.


Black Student Union_Becker College Clubs and Organizations

ALANA (African, Latino, Asian, Native American)

ALANA helps to build and sustain an inclusive campus community that values and respects all members of Becker College. BSU/ALANA provides initiatives that promote access to and diversity within our student, faculty, and staff communities.

Contact: Tracey Pakstis-Claiborne, tracey.claiborne@becker.edu 

Student Activities Committee

Campus Activities Board (CAB)

The Campus Activities Board is responsible for planning events for the Becker College student body. Board members review performing acts, ideas, trips, and other suggestions, and then create a student activities calendar that offers a variety of activities and entertainment.

Contact: Danielle O'Connell, danielle.oconnell@becker.edu

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Dance Club

The Dance Club is a noncompetitive performance group open to anyone who loves the art of dance. Student choreographers in past semesters have taught dances in a variety of styles including jazz, tap, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, baton, Middle Eastern belly dancing, and samba. Each semester, student dancers and choreographers work together to put on a recital. The club also performs at various on-campus and community events.

Contact: Lynn Koenig, lynnmarie.boulay@becker.edu

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Dance Team

The Dance Team competes with jazz or hip hop routines at about four competitions per year and also performs at various on-campus and community events. Members work to improve their skills by participating in dance camp during the summer, as well as master’s classes with guest choreographers throughout the school year. Dance experience is preferred, but not necessary.

Contact: Lynn Koenig, lynnmarie.boulay@becker.edu

Game Development Club at Becker College

Independent Game Developer Association (IGDA)

The Game Development Club is made up of students who are typically game majors, but not exclusively so. The main purpose of the club is to encourage collaboration among designers, programmers, artists, audio designers, and others by discussing and creating interactive media. Topics include current events in game development, game-title-related news, extracurricular game activities and production, and game industry networking. The organization is currently seeking International Game Developers Association (IGDA) approval.

Contact: Terrasa Ulm, terrasa.ulm@becker.edu

One Voice club at Becker college


Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA)

The mission of the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) is to convey information about the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender LGBT community, encourage Becker College students to have an open mind and an open heart, and bring speakers to campus to discuss relevant topics.

Contact: Dexter Viator, dexter.viator@becker.edu


Mazunte Turtle Project Club

The Mazunte Turtle Project Club focuses on raising money to send Becker College students on an outreach project to help the survival rates of hatching sea turtles in Mazunte, Mexico. In addition, over 200 hours of community service are dedicated to various projects, including spaying and neutering stray cats and dogs.

Contact: Kristen Mader, kmmader.2011@mymail.becker.edu


Music Club at Becker College_Creative Expression

Music Club

The Music Club, which includes the pep band, rock band, and singing groups, is for those who share a common interest in music and a passion for music, lyrics, and performing live shows.

Contact: Daniel Chapman, daniel.chapman@becker.edu


National Student Nurses Association at Becker College

National Student Nurses Association (NSNA)

The NSNA brings together and mentors students preparing for the initial licensure as registered nurses, as well as those enrolled in baccalaureate completion programs.  We convey the standards and ethics of the nursing profession, and help promote the development of the skills students will need as responsible and accountable members of the nursing profession.

Contact: Carole Howe, carole.howe@becker.edu

Pre Veterinary Club at Becker College

Pre-Veterinary Club

The mission of the Pre-Veterinary Club is to unite students in any major at Becker College who share a common dream: to be accepted into veterinary school. Students are provided with veterinary information and resources and, by joining the club, become members of the American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association (APVMA).

Contact: Professor Paula Northrop, paula.northrop@becker.edu

Ski and Snowboard Club at Becker College

Ski and Snowboard Club

Meet other students who share an interest in skiing and snowboarding, and enjoy trips to various mountains such as Mt. Wachusett and other New England destinations. Students are provided with transportation to and from a mountain; any trips outside of the budget are attainable via fund raising.


Student Athletic Advisory Committee

Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC)

SAAC enhances the Becker College student-athlete experience by promoting opportunities for all student-athletes, protecting the welfare, and fostering a positive image—all while maintaining the tenets of the Division III philosophy.

Contact: Samly Phonesavanh, samly.phonesavanh@becker.edu

Traditional Gaming Club at Becker College

Traditional Gaming Club

The Traditional Gaming Club brings students together to enjoy a variety of non-video games such as Dungeons and Dragons, Munchkin, and card and board games. This club is great for those who love to play games or for those who have never branched into traditional gaming.

Contact: Scott Niemi, scott.niemi@becker.edu

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