Student Clubs and Organizations at Richland

​For more information, contact the advisor listed or the Office of Student Life.

Student Clubs and Organizations

Achieving Latino Academic Success (ALAS)

Mentorship and leadership club, fundraising for charitable donations and community service. Provides support for first-generation students.

Contact: Michelle Navarro


The club's mission is to host fundraisers to collect donations and give proceeds to groups and charities that aid children in poverty.

Contact: Sahera Ali

Anthropology Club

To spread awareness and knowledge about anthropology and human culture.

Contact: Mary Peacock

Asian Student Association (ASA)

To reunite the Asian community through leadership, social events, volunteer opportunity and to embrace diversity.

Contact: Michelle Nguyen

Believers' Love World (BLW)

To make the good news of the Gospel of our Lord, Jesus Christ, available to the student body and the surrounding community.

Contact: Edward Baffoe

Black Student Association

To provide leadership development, cultural, educational, and enriched social experiences for African-American and any interested students at Richland.

Contact: Rolonda Randle

Campus Activities Board (CAB)

The purpose is to recruit students interested in planning events and activities for their peers, teach them valuable planning and leadership skills, and support activities and events sponsored by the Office of Student Life.

Contact: Kristi Battles

Christians on Campus (Bible Study)

Study the Bible, make friendships to pursue knowing God, and encourage mutual participation.

Contact: Steven Manley

Clay Arts Club

The purpose of the Clay Arts Club is to encourage students to explore the ceramic arts.

Contact: Jim Stover

Coalition for Change

The mission is to engage in local action to foster non-violent solutions to global and local challenges.

Contact: Justine White

Computer Science Club

The purpose is to address the scarcity of computer science COSC 1436 and COSC 1437 tutors and the lack of any such club, to encourage a top-down approach to learning computer science through various means.

Contact: Teresa Lynd

Elohim Bible Study

The purpose is to share God's Word and encourage the college students to think of their importance of their environment and to work together.

Contact: Joe Ibarra

Fellowship of Christian University Students (FOCUS)

A non-denominational campus ministry that acts as a community for students on campus. Purpose is to build community and push the students to serve the campus around them.

Contact: Sirak Asfaw

Health Professions Club

To provide a support group for students aspiring to enter health careers through service and peer teaching and support at Richland College.

Contact: Jackie Reynolds

History Club

To promote the appreciation and importance of history among the college population and the community.

Contact: David Robison

Honors Student Organization (HSO)

The purpose is to create a better environment for learning and growing for dedicated college students.

Contact: Mary Wood

Intercultural Women's Society (IWS)

To promote awareness and appreciation of different cultures and to provide cultural exchange within the Richland community.

Contact: Melinda Andrews

Male Achievement Program (MAP)

Aims to help participants develop personal & leadership skills, as well as, help achieve their individual, career and academic goals. Learn more about Male Achievement Program (MAP).

Contact: Gabe Randle

Muslim Student Association (MSA)

The purpose is for the organization of Friday prayers and to spread awareness of Islam.

Contact: Henna Ahmed

National Society of Collegiate College Scholars (NSCS)

An honors organization that recognizes and elevates high achievers.

Contact: Kathleen Stephens

Phi Theta Kappa - Alpha Alpha Xi (PTK)

To recognize academic achievement of college students and to provide opportunities for them to grow as scholars and leaders.

Contact: Jon Ewing

Philosophy Club

To engage in philosophical discussions.

Contact: Geoff Manzi

Pride at Richland College (PARC)

To unite members of the LGBTQ+ community allies by educating and offering support.

Contact: Christopher George-Twyman


To increase awareness about fields of psychology and psychological phenomenon and allow for connecting and real world applications.

Contact: Jennifer Jones

RCHS Mentors

This is a service organization that plans and carries out various events and activities throughout the year. Must be an RCHS senior with a 3.07 GPA.

Contact: Mike Wright

RCHS Prom Committee

The purpose is to raise funds by selling tickets for Prom and other fundraisers to fund RCHS Prom expenses.

Contact: Sahera Ali

RCHS Student Government Association

The purpose is to not only give a voice to the student body, but to also foster community through fundraisers and high school events. Learn more about Student Government Association.

Contact: Melanie Pruit

Richland Travel Club

The purpose is to bring together students in the Travel, Exposition, and Meeting Management field into one fraternal body.

Contact: M.T. Hickman

Richland Esports

The club's purpose is to create teams for Collegiate Esports Competitions and to create a club for gaming students at Richland.

Contact: Patrick Eye

Richland Student Ambassadors

The purpose is to enhance the Richland College experience for fellow students by promoting campus activities, student clubs, and free services, as well as, attend monthly meetings, present at college functions and give campus tours. Learn more about Student Ambassadors

Contact: Kelly Sonnanstine

RLC Art Club

The purpose is to expose members to art related topics beyond the classroom, instill an active knowledge of professionalism in the field of visual art, provide a setting for the fellowship and visual growth for students of the visual arts, and develop and promote an appreciation for visual arts in the community.

Contact: Marian Lefeld

Student Government Association (SGA)

The purpose of students elected for SGA is to uphold Richland students’ rights, needs, and interests, ensure academic freedom and responsibility, further educate and provide student leadership and community service opportunities, encourage cooperation and communication between RLC students, faculty, administration and other RLC campus organizations while encouraging participation from the student body and serve as a primary voice for the needs of all students. Learn more about Student Government Association

Contact: Kelly Sonnanstine

Student Green Team

The purpose is to educate and encourage students to make a difference in the school and community by engaging in sustainability activities. To learn, teach, cultivate and grow together in sustainability and other effects within in the environment. To use the knowledge, creativity and skills acquired in academic settings to make necessary changes for a greater tomorrow.

Contact: Sonia Ford

Student Media

The purpose is the allow journalism and media students to promote events and awareness activities on campus in the form of interviews and Richland Chronicle articles.

Contact: Erica Edwards

Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS)

The purpose of the organization is to promote the exploration and development of space.

Contact: Roderick Crowder

Richland Tabletop Gaming Club

The purpose is to create a gathering of Richland students to play board games and tabletop games.

Contact: Jack Fletcher

Texas Association of Future Educators at Richland (TAFE)

The purpose is to learn about the teaching profession, opportunities, responsibilities and it's importance in our democracy.

Contact: Evita Medina

Wesley at Richland

The purpose is to reach and grow a rising generation of young leaders for the transformation of the world by building community and relationships, promoting faith development, helping students use their gifts and serve alongside their neighbors.

Contact: Mark Ammann

Women in Engineering

The purpose is to strengthen communication and leadership skills, network of women in STEM and empowerment of women to achieve goals.

Contact: Bushra Dweik

Women's Initiative Network (WIN)

The purpose is to empower and support female students in creating a strong academic foundation upon which to build lifelong success. Learn more about Women's Initiative Network (WIN).

Contact: Erin Lewis

Yoga and Meditation Club

The purpose is for students, faculty, and staff to benefit from yoga practice and meditation.

Contact: Neal Abramson