Don’t overlook this category of student organizations and interests. From ballroom dance and chess to fishing and political discourse, these organizations have so much to offer! In his book, Hired ‘Right’ Out of College, Garrett Miller encourages college students to be busy with a purpose. These organizations provide you with just such an opportunity. Your pursuit of one of these passions can be relaxing, sharpen your thinking, hone your leadership, and develop a better work ethic and stronger character.
Contact StudentActivities@gcc.edu or connect with the student leader of these organizations.
The purpose of Ballroom Club is to get everyone looking good and having fun on the dance floor.
The mission of the College Democrats is to provide a non-conservative alternative for the campus community - “a loyal opposition,” thereby promoting a balance of ideas and a respect for all opinions.
The Grove City College Libertarians organization promotes, through education and political activity, the principals and candidates of the Libertarian Party. This group is loosely affiliated with the National Libertarian Party.
The Grove City College Republicans believe in the principles and programs of the Republican Party. The College Republicans conduct voter registration drives, arrange for students to obtain absentee ballots, bring speakers to campus, and work on campaigns during the general election to better acquaint students with the Republican philosophy of government.
A sketch/improvisation comedy group that teaches students how to build comedy sketches from scratch in front of a live audience, develop those skills, and to perform these sketches live on campus for the Grove City community.
Fireside Poets is a student-led poetry writing and discussion group that holds weekly meetings during which members appreciate the beauty of existing poetry and work on honing their own skills. All are welcome to attend.
The Fugitives stands upon the agrarian tradition and seek to provide a unique context in which Grove City College students can meet outside of the classroom to further their educations, develop worldviews, and apply their beliefs through action on the world around them. The group furthers its purpose through a variety of activities, with emphasis upon the discussion and critical analysis of various authors’ works.
Lux Mea is an organization designed to facilitate fellowship among students and faculty from all disciplines curious about pursuing the Highest Things.
The Order of St. George (OSG) is an on-campus society of individuals whose activities include weekly meetings, board game nights, anime watch parties, movie nights, D&D/tabletop RPG one-shots, and Super Smash Bros Ultimate weekly brackets. The OSG encourages its members to embrace their creativity, create long-lasting friendships, and enjoy the many aspects of popular culture of the past and present. The profits made from the numerous OSG events are donated to Extra Life.
The Pan-Asian Association focuses on all things Chinese, from language, culture, and society to art, literature, and food. As China’s global stand broadens and her influence increases all students are welcome to enjoy a deeper investigation of the legendary Middle Kingdom with the Pan-Asian Association.
Students for Ethnic Awareness and Diversity (S.E.A.D.) seeks to provide a safe and inviting atmosphere in which all students may engage in communal reflection and reconciliation on matters concerning race, ethnicity, and culture.
Swing Dance Club is a social dance club that teaches weekly lessons to anyone and everyone willing to learn. Our goal is to provide an opportunity for students to learn and bring people together by sharing the gift of dance.
Survivor Club is a special interest club surrounding the CBS Reality TV series, Survivor. For 44 seasons, Survivor has thrilled its viewers with the ultimate social experiment. Survivor Club is for all familiarities, whether brand new or die-hard superfan. Students can gather with the group to watch the show and even participate in GCC's very own version of Survivor on Campus.
The Urban Gaming Club” is a fun, low-commitment alternative to traditional sports. Activities of UGC include “Human vs. Zombies,” LARP, and Nerf games.
The Wolverine Broadcast Network delivers a digital stream of audio programming created and curated by student DJs, featuring an eclectic mix of music, podcasts, live and prerecorded coverage of campus events, including sports, and more. The digital platform provides advantages over traditional radio while providing students with 21st century broadcasting experience. Learn more at www.gcc.edu/wbn.
Young Women for America is a community for women who are Christian and politically conservative. YWA is a chapter of Concerned Women for America and focuses on seven core issues: family, sanctity of life, religious liberty, education, sexual exploitation, national sovereignty, and support for Israel. YWA allows like-minded women to politically engage in God-honoring ways and form deep relationships with one another.