STUDENT ENGAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

The Student Engagement & Leadership department at Lakeland provides an opportunity to pursue personal or professional interests or talents through organized involvement with other students and faculty/staff advisors. There are currently more than 30 active organizations. Student Engagement & Leadership will also assist in forming an organization to better accommodate your interests. You are encouraged to take an active role in campus life at Lakeland. From your involvement, you will develop skills in such areas as communication, organizational leadership, creative abilities and analytical skills, which will be valuable in both your personal and professional life. Membership in all organizations is open to any Lakeland student. The registration of a student organization shall not be construed as approval, endorsement or sponsorship by Lakeland Community College of the organization's publications, activities, purposes, actions or positions.


Amnesty International

Co-Advisor: Christopher Skubby
Phone: 440.525.7161
Email: cskubby@lakelandcc.edu
Office: B-2029

Co-Advisor: Michelle Smith
Phone: 440.525.7159
Email: msmith@lakelandcc.edu
Office: B-2044

Our vision is of a world where everyone - despite race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender - enjoys all human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and other recognized human rights standards.


Anime Anonymous

Advisor: Patric McLaughlin
Phone: 440.525.7353
Email: pmclaughlin@lakelandcc.edu
Office: C-2081

Anime Anonymous brings together students who are curious or enthusiastic about anime, manga, and Japanese pop culture.


Campus Activities Board (CAB)

Co-Advisor: Mario Petitti
Phone: 440.525.7328
Email: mpetitti@lakelandcc.edu
Office: S-235

Co-Advisor: Christina Corsi
Phone: 440.525.7226
Email: ccorsi3@lakelandcc.edu
Office: S-238

CAB is responsible for bringing various social, educational and entertainment events to campus. CAB membership is open to any Lakeland student interested in planning programs such as the annual Halloween Bash and Spring Fling, movies, performers, and interactive events. CAB officers are eligible to receive tuition reimbursement for their work. Stop by the CAB office in S-224 today! Also, find CAB on Facebook.

Campus Christians

Advisor: Ken Sharkey
Phone: 440.525.7209
Email: ksharkey@lakelandcc.edu
Office: A-1023

Campus Christians provides the opportunity for students to share the gospel with others through bible studies, singing, praying, and sharing experiences with other Christians or seekers.


Civil Engineering Technology Students Association (CETSA)

Advisor: TBD

CETSA promotes interest, awareness, fellowship and academic excellence in the civil engineering field for civil engineers and civil engineering technology students at Lakeland.

Gamer's Guild

Co-Advisor: Carl Stitz
Phone: 440.525.7443
Email: cstitz@lakelandcc.edu
Office: B-3045

Co-Advisor: Paul Havens
Phone: 440.525.7139
Email: phavens@lakelandcc.edu
Office: S-238

The Gamer's Guild promotes responsible playing of organized role-playing and strategy games in an atmosphere of friendly and pleasant fellowship. No prior experience is needed to enjoy these activities or to become part of the Guild.

The Green Group

Advisor: Lisa Lewins
Phone: 440.525.7339
Email: llewins@lakelandcc.edu
Office: T-152

The Green Group promotes environmental awareness and sustainability through educational and local outreach programs.

Hispanic Student Union

Advisor: Allison Heslop
Phone: 440.525.7576
Email: ahaslop1@lakelandcc.edu
Office: B-2024

The Hispanic Union Club creates an environment in which its members can get together and learn the customs, share ethnic foods, and celebrate festivals and holidays of Latin countries and cultures.


International Student Club

Co-Advisor: Hyojin Jeong
Phone: 440.525.7448
Email: hjeong@lakelandcc.edu
Office: C-2080

Co-Advisor: Connie Sheykhany
Phone: 440.525.7166
Email: csheykhany@lakelandcc.edu
Office: B-3036

The International Student Club allows students to socialize and learn customs, share food, and celebrate festivals and holidays of different countries.


Lake Effect Radio Station

Advisor: Jesse Eastman
Phone: 440.525.7743
Email: jeastman@lakelandcc.edu
Office: U-109

Lakeland's closed-circuit radio station Lake Effect gives students first-hand experience in broadcasting and communications. Applications are accepted each semester for the positions of D.J., engineer, production engineer, music director and program director.


Lakeland Equality Alliance (LEA)

Co-Advisor: Susan Wadkowski
Phone: 440.525.7457
Email: swadkowsky@lakelandcc.edu
Office: B-3042

Co-Advisor: Michelle Smith
Phone: 440.525.7159
Email: msmith@lakelandcc.edu
Office: B-2044

The Lakeland Equality Alliance (LEA) creates a positive environment at Lakeland Community College for students of all orientations who seek to promote equality and diversity on campus.

Lakeland Karate Club

Advisor: TBD

The Karate Club provides guidance and training in the martial arts and promotes an interest in karate as a modern sport and physical fitness.


Lakeland Signers

Advisor: Jeanette Brossmann
Phone: 440.525.7187
TTY: 440.525.7644
Email: jbrossman@lakelandcc.edu
Office: C-2075

The Lakeland Signers provides skill building, networking, educational and outreach opportunities to students who are interested in American Sign Language and the deaf community.


Lakeland Student Government (LSG)

Advisor: Mario Petitti
Phone: 440.525.7328
Email: mpetitti@lakelandcc.edu
Office: S-235

LSG is the representative body of the students of Lakeland. The board consists of nine members. LSG representatives participate in various decision-making committees on campus that are responsible for rules and regulations governing the entire college. LSG officers are eligible to receive tuition reimbursement for their work. Stop by the LSG office in S-226 today! Also, find LSG on Facebook.

Lakeland Travel & Hospitality Club

Advisor: Debra Barnick
Phone: 440.525.7832
Email: dbarnick@lakelandcc.edu
Office: B-2027

The Travel and Hospitality Club promotes the sharing of knowledge and employment opportunities among different industries within the fields of travel and tourism, hospitality management, and culinary arts.

The Lakelander (Student-Run Newspaper)

Advisor: Maggie Mayes
Phone: 440.525.7462
Email: mmayes@lakelandcc.edu
Office: S-218

The Lakelander keeps the Lakeland community apprised of newsworthy events connected with the college and the community.


Model UN/NATO Club of Lakeland Community College

Co-Advisor: Christopher Skubby
Phone: 440.525.7161
Email: cskubby@lakelandcc.edu
Office: B-2029

Co-Advisor: Michelle Smith
Phone: 440.525.7159
Email: msmith@lakelandcc.edu
Office: B-2044

The purpose of this student club is to learn about international relations and policies of foreign countries, and to prepare for conferences that model real United Nations (UN) and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) meetings.


Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics Honor Society

Co-Advisor: Carl Stitz
Phone: 440.525.7443
Email: cstitz@lakelandcc.edu
Office: B-3045

Co-Advisor: Connie Sheykhany
Phone: 440.525.7166
Email: csheykhany@lakelandcc.edu
Office: B-3036

Mu Alpha Theta promotes scholarship, enjoyment and understanding of mathematics among high school or two-year college students. Students are eligible if they have had at least one mathematics course at or above the College Algebra/Precalculus level, and a 3.0 cumulative GPA in all two-year college courses and a "B" or better in all mathematics courses at or above the College Algebra/Precalculus level.

Paralegal Association

Advisor: Laura Barnard
Phone: 440.525.7352
Email: lbarnard@lakelandcc.edu
Office: T-113

The Paralegal Association strives to promote and expand interests and opportunities in the legal field for paralegals and paralegal students at Lakeland.


Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK)

Co-Advisor: Matthew Hiner
Phone: 440.525.7545
Email: mhiner@lakelandcc.edu
Office: B-2039
Co-Advisor: Andrea Musial
Phone: 440.525.7158
Email: amusial@lakelandcc.edu
Office: B-3047 Advisor: James Dailey
Phone: 440.525.7533
Email: jdailey@lakelandcc.edu
Office: B-2026

PTK provides opportunities for members to participate in leadership, scholarly and social functions, as well as provide service to their college and community. To qualify, a student must have accumulated at least 12 credit hours at Lakeland and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. Letters of invitation to join PTK are sent to students who meet the requirements listed above at the beginning of fall and spring semesters.


Sigma Kappa Delta English Honor Society (SKD)

Co-Advisor: Angela Weaver
Phone: 440.525.7719
Email: aweaver@lakelandcc.edu
Office: B-2040
Co-Advisor: Tobin Terry
Phone: 440.525.7740
Email: tterry@lakelandcc.edu
Office: B-2042

SKD is the national honor society for students of English at two-year colleges.To qualify for membership, a student must complete a minimum of one non-developmental college English course, receive a B or above in all Englishcourses, have a minimum 3.3 cumulative GPA, and complete at least one semester of college coursework.


Society for the Aid of Non-Profit Organizations (SANPO)

Advisor: Michael Billings
Phone: 440.525.7425
Email: mbillings@lakelandcc.edu
Office: C-3051

SANPO works with The Lakeland Foundation to raise money for nonprofit organizations through fundraisers and other activities.

"The Stage" Drama Club

Advisor: Greg Truhan
Phone: 440.525.7136
Email: gtruhan@lakelandcc.edu
Office: C-3051

The Stage Drama Club provides an artistic, dramatic outlet to students who wish to explore the world of drama.

Student Chapter of the American Dental Hygienists' Association

Co-Advisor: Maryanne Zavarella
Phone: 440.525.7188
Email: mzavarella@lakelandcc.edu
Office: H-315 Co-Advisor: Donna Mazzone
Phone: 440.525.7032
Email: dmazzone@lakelandcc.edu
Office: H-313

The Student Chapter of the American Dental Hygienists' Association (SADHA) cultivates, promotes and sustains the art and science of dental hygiene.

Student Nurses' Association (SNA)

Co-Advisor: Christine Dalpiaz
Phone: 440.525.7445
Email: cdalpiaz@lakelandcc.edu
Office: H-2119 Co-Advisor: Patsy Gehring
Phone: 440.525.7244
Email: pgehring@lakelandcc.edu
Office: H-321

The Student Nurses' Association works to promote responsible participation of nursing students in college and community activities, especially those related to nursing. SNA acts as Lakeland's representative body in local, state and national student nursing organizations.

Student Radiologic Technology Association

Advisor: Tina Barnauskas
Phone: 440.525.7319
Email: tbarnauskas@lakelandcc.edu
Office: H-201

The Student Radiologic Technology Association promotes student interest and awareness in local, state and national radiography associations.

Student Respiratory Therapy Association

Advisor: Cathie Kenny
Phone: 440.525.7343
Email: ckenny@lakelandcc.edu
Office: H-14

The Student Respiratory Therapy Association promotes responsible participation of Respiratory Therapy students in college and community activities related to the respiratory care field organizations.

Student Surgical Technologist Association

Advisor: Nancymarie Phillips
Phone: 440.525.7016
Email: nphillips@lakelandcc.edu
Office: H-211b

The Student Surgical Technologist Association provides college and community awareness of the educational standards and the scope of practice of a surgical technologist.

Thousand Shoes Skat Dance Club

Advisor: Ken Sharkey
Phone: 440.525.7209
Email: ksharkey@lakelandcc.edu
Office: A-1023

The Thousand Shoes Skat Dance Club promotes student awareness of all forms of dance through the arts while focusing on praise and worship.

Veterans Supporting Veterans Group

Advisor: Barbara Mancari
Phone: 440.525.7529
Email: bmancari@lakelandcc.edu
Office: E-114

The Veterans Supporting Veterans Group supports veterans and their families by providing support and encouragement through the educational process.