Diversity requires not only student voices, but student leadership in organizing. The following student associations meet on a regular basis throughout the academic year to host their own events, support their members’ success at the college and educate others about their cultural identities. Full funding support for these associations comes from the Student Senate.
American Sign Language Interpreters Association - The mission of the ASL Interpreting Association is to enhance the learning experience of all ASL students, interpreting students and Deaf peoples regardless of their background in ASL to help spread deaf awareness to Saint Paul College. The club will also provide social opportunities to interact with members of the Deaf community to improve one’s level of sign language skills and cultivate appreciation and deep respect for Deaf culture. This association is open to all students who are interested in learning about American Sign Language and Deaf culture.
Association for Computing Machinery - The Saint Paul College chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) purpose is to promote and increase knowledge and interest in the science, design, development, construction, languages, management and applications of modern computing.
CRU - The purpose of the chapter, as articulated in the charter, is to build movements of people who are transformed by Jesus Christ. The student-led movement seeks to introduce students to Jesus Christ, help them grow in their faith, encourage them to live life passionately under the lordship of Christ, and inspire commitment to advancing the purposes of God in the world.
GoFIRST: Robotics and STEM
We are the robotics club on campus. We, the Saint Paul College chapter of GoFIRST, a Minnesota college organization dedicated to promoting STEM and fostering a love of robotics among K-12 students through the FIRST progression of programs. Our purpose is to build robots, volunteer in the FIRST progression of programs, and ultimately, foster a love of robotics. We are a sub-club of Saint Paul College’s ACM.
The Justice League - The justice league seeks to explore social justice issues locally and globally. We aim to educate ourselves and our campus about contemporary social issues and promote community engagement through activism.
Kappa Beta Delta, Alpha Beta Gamma Chapter - Kappa Beta Delta is an academic honor society for business majors at Saint Paul College. Eligible members will automatically receive an invitation to join KBD either in September or January via their Saint Paul College email account. There is a one-time membership fee of $40. Eligibility includes (but is not limited to) being enrolled in one of 60 business majors at the college, having completed at least 15 college-level credits, with 6 credits in their major, and having a GPA of 3.2 or higher.
Lovers of Anime and Manga Entertainment
We are the anime club on campus. The mission of Lovers of Anime is to foster multicultural understanding and cultural competence through the appreciation of Anime and Manga, and to act as a hub of culture for Otakus on campus.
Muslim Student Association - The Muslim Student Association’s purpose is to unite Muslim and non-Muslim students at Saint Paul College and to provide students with a safe and comfortable environment in which they can develop an understanding of Islam, its teachings, and the diverse cultures of the Muslim world.
Phi Theta Kappa, Beta Xi Alpha Chapter - Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society of the two year college. Eligible members will automatically receive an invitation to join either in September or January via their Saint Paul College email account and by regular mail. Eligibility includes (but is not limited to) being enrolled in an associate degree program; completing at least 12 credits of college-level coursework and obtaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.5. There is a one-time membership fee of $60.
PRISM Campus Alliance - PRISM stands for People with Pride Respecting Individuality and Sexuality through Mentoring. PRISM works to combat mistreatment and misconceptions of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) individuals and their allies; raises awareness among students, faculty, and staff; improves visibility and provides support of GLBT individuals and their allies in the campus community.
Rhythm Realm - Commit to excellence, inspire, and team provide every student to discover their strengths, and to reach personal potential. Striving to inspire students and be inspired by other students, living, learning, creating, teaching, and developing appreciation for dance and music. Together we learn and grow. We share responsibilities, building self-esteem, respect, and determination and improving confidence.
SkillsUSA - SkillsUSA provides students with quality education experiences in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. Students participate in a variety of social, community service and educational opportunities. Saint Paul College students also compete at local, state, and national competitions. Students compete in a wide range of areas that cover almost every discipline and program at Saint Paul College. Our chapter of SkillsUSA is consistently recognized for excellence.
STI Awareness Project - We aim to organize campus-wide projects to educate and raise awareness of sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, fight the stigma of STI prevention treatment, provide resources and support, and advocate for sex-positive environment.
Students in Recovery - Students in Recovery is an anonymous group that extends the hand of fellowship to those with addictions and compulsive behaviors. This group is provided for and run by students at Saint Paul College. Students with problems of alcoholism, addiction, gambling, and other compulsive behaviors are welcome at this meeting. Meetings are run by students for students. No college staff or faculty are present. For meeting time and location, please email Student Life Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Culinary Club of Saint Paul College (CC of SPC):
The Culinary Club of Saint Paul College (CC of SPC) mission is to encourage, cultivate, and promote the culinary skills and interests of students of Saint Paul College in the Culinary Arts. The CC of SPC also focuses on the competition aspect offered through various professional organizations to include but not exclusive, The American Chef Foundation, ACK, as well as others. The CC of SPC looks forward to help the surrounding community and develop professional relationships with in the culinary world.