Clubs

There's something for everyone at the Newton DMACC campus! 

Blue Crew
Advisor: Nicole Kalkwarf, 641-791-1723, nlkalkwarf@dmacc.edu
This student-run group, formerly known as SAC (Student Activities Council), is open to all students who want to make Newton campus a fun, eventful, and active place.  You can volunteer a little or a lot - whatever works for you.  The Blue Crew meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at 12:15 near the library during the fall and spring semesters. 

Campus Fellowship
Advisor: Becky DeHart, 641-791-1745, rldehart@dmacc.edu
This group is for all people seeking fellowship, encouragement, and prayer.  The group meets weekly to read from the Bible or a Christian devotional and pray.  Although this is a Christian group based on belief in Jesus for salvation, people of all faiths are welcome to attend.  The meeting time and location varies each semester based on the needs of the group. 

DMACC United
Advisor: Jennie Kerns, 641-791-1716, jdkerns@dmacc.edu
The purpose of this group is to foster understanding, support, and social justice for LGBTQA individuals.  Various educational and social activities are used to accomplish these goals.  The group meets the second Wednesday of each month at 12:15 near the library. 

EcoClub
Advisor: Matt Abbott, 641-791-1775, mabbott1@dmacc.edu
Help raise awareness of how we can reduce our environmental impact by participating in activities such as cleaning up local waterways and highways, sharing ideas for upcycling, encouraging recycling on campus, planning Earth Week activities, and more.  

Nursing Association Newton DMACC Area (NANDA)
Advisor: Alex Thompson, 641-791-1736, jathompson16@dmacc.edu
NANDA is dedicated to maintaining the excellence of the DMACC Newton nursing program, expanding the Newton DMACC nursing program, and supporting and encouraging students in the program.  NANDA holds activities that promote both the profession of nursing and the DMACC Newton nursing program.  NANDA meets at least once a month during the academic year. 

Phi Theta Kappa
Advisors: Jody Stiles, 641-791-1722, jlstiles1@dmacc.edu and Tiffany Thomas, 641-791-1733, tkthomas@dmacc.edu
PTK is a national honor society, and the local chapter of PTK is Beta Gamma Rho.  Membership is by invitation once a student has earned 12 DMACC credits with a GPA of 3.5 or better.  PTK does not hold regular meetings; however, students are encouraged to be a part of Blue Crew in order to enhance their leadership skills and add to their volunteer experience.  PTK members also enjoy the benefits of scholarships, conferences, recognition at graduation, and more. 

Procrastinators' Book Club
Advisor: Lauren Rice, 641-791-1746, lrrice@dmacc.edu
This group offers students, staff, and faculty the chance to read and discuss new and intriguing books with like-minded individuals.  The discussions will be open, friendly, and welcoming.  Sign up on the clipboard outside of Lauren Rice's office - you will receive a free copy of the book.  You are welcome to do just one book or all of them each year.  The Procrastinators Book Club will meet the last Wednesday of each month at 12:00 on The Landing.