Moraine Valley Community College || Student Life || Organizations


College Bowl
Advisor: Ted Powers, U207, (708) 608-4177 
No, we don't battle on a bowling alley. Students use knowledge to answer assorted questions much like on well-known television shows, and match wits against other colleges.

Combat to College
Advisor: General McArthur, U203, (708) 608-4144, 
To inform all Moraine Valley vets of current educational benefits and provide a strong network to achieve academic and career goals leading to the development of lifelong friendships and peer support.

Advisors: John Nash, A266 (708) 974-5556 
Krista Appelquist, (708) 974-5222 
As a Forensics (speech) team member, you can participate in a variety of speaking events, including persuasive or informative speaking, impromptu or extemporaneous speaking, and communications analysis. Forensics also encompasses oral interpretation events, including prose and poetry reading, and Reader's Theater. Moraine Valley's Forensics team has received state and national acclaim.

Advisor: Ted Powers, U207, (708) 608-4177 
Join the staff of the student newspaper as a volunteer or earn college credit for your work. The Glacier staff meets in Building U, Student Union, at 3 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. Staff members, especially those in administrative positions, are expected to devote considerable time and energy to producing a quality product. In return, if you meet the responsibilities drawn in your "contract," you will be eligible for tuition reimbursement.

Advisor: Ted Powers, U207, (708) 608-4177 
Meetings: Wednesdays, 2:30-5:30 p.m. in U207
Join the staff that puts together the literary works of students, staff and community members. The Mastodon is published every semester and includes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, artwork, and photographs. You can submit your creative works to U115 or place them in the drop box outside of the library.

Inter Club Council
Advisor: Demetrius Robinson, U202, (708) 974-5353

International Student Club
Advisor: Alia Ibrahim, S217, (708) 974-5756 
The International Student Club is a dynamic group of Moraine Valley Community College international and American students. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn about interesting and exciting cultures from 40 different countries. You'll play an important role in helping international students adjust to life in the United States. In addition, you will gain knowledge about cultural differences, languages, traditions, music, food, political and religious life, schools, and attitudes.

Phi Theta Kappa
Alpha Iota Lambda Chapter
Advisors: Demetrius Robinson, U202 (708) 974-5353 
Kim Golk, S201 (708) 608-4179 
PTK Office: U204 (708) 608-4457
Meetings: Nov. 4 and 18, Dec. 2 at 3:30 in B119

Alpha Iota Lambda Chapter
Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for two-year and junior colleges. Membership requirements are a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher in 12 or more credit hours taken at Moraine Valley Community College. Phi Theta Kappa bases all programs on its four hallmarks: scholarship, leadership, fellowship, and service. For more information visit the International Headquarters Web site at

Student Government Association
Advisor: Bradley Custer, U115, (708) 608-4272 
Meetings: Tuesdays, U209, 4 p.m.
SGA Office: U204 (708) 608-4167
The Student Government Association serves as a liaison to the college administration, the voice of the student body, and is committed to the needs of our peers. We strive to represent the academic and social issues of the students within the college community. We strive to promote diversity, unity, respect, responsibility and the opportunity for personal development outside the classroom.