Student Services

State College of Florida - Bradenton Campus

Office of Student Life
2023-2024 Clubs and Organizations

For more information, please contact the club/organization advisor.

SCF Clubs

American Chemical Society - ACS

Advisor: Dr. A. Gambino
Phone: 941-752-5567

Organized to enhance the study of chemistry and its related fields, and to increase community awareness in the importance of chemistry as it relates to people's lives. Activities include education and career counseling for chemistry, engineering, and biotechnology science majors. 

Brain Bowl

Coaches: Justin McDonald, Rodger Tornai, Rose Aragao, Kathleen Gibson-Dee
Phone: 941-752-5679

Brain Bowl is an academic quiz bowl competition for Florida community college teams. The teams compete against each other to be the first to buzz in and correctly answer a toss-up question, winning points and the opportunity to collaborate with teammates to answer three bonus questions per toss-up won. Subject areas for questions include humanities, social sciences, natural science, and mathematics.

Clay Club

AdvisorKatherine Bzura and Devin Ozmon
E-mail /

Clay Club is dedicated to the promotion of ceramic arts in the college community. Clay Club organizes visiting artist workshops and talks, field trips, fundraisers, charitable donations, and community service to further the educational experience and artistic growth of our members. 

Conversation Salon

AdvisorColleen Paige and Marcy Murray
Phone: 941-752-5465
 / 941-752-5190​​​​​​​
E-mail / 

Delta Psi Omega - Theater

Advisor: Amanda Schlachter, Timothy Bourn
Phone: 941-752-5249 / 941-752-5240

E-mail:  /

A national fraternity that welcomes dedicated theater majors and non-theater majors alike, DPO’s purpose is to produce four quality dramatic productions per academic year. 

Earth Club

Advisor: Marcus Lindemann
Phone: 941-752-5661

The Earth Club is a SCF student
activities organization that offers opportunities for students to develop new and often life-long friendships with people of diverse educational, cultural, and environmental interests. Each semester the members will plan and organize adventure trips both locally and throughout the state of Florida. In addition, they continue the Club’s commitment to environmental stewardship by engaging in coastal community service projects selected by the Club’s Officers. Membership in the club is free, though most of our adventure trips do have some costs associated with them. 

Entrepreneurship Club

Advisor: Tylisha Johnson, Kim Richmond
Phone: 941-752-5449
E-mail:  /

The mission of the State College of Florida Entrepreneurship Club (E-Club) is to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem at SCF (all campuses) and extend the entrepreneurial Experience in and beyond the classroom for student members. The guiding principles of the E-Club are Entrepreneurship. Education. Experience.

Esports Club - Bradenton and Venice

Advisors: Neil Ferris, Patrick Elkins, Derek Borton
Phone: 941-408-1523 / / 

Esports Club is a club for SCF students to play competitive and recreational videogames in a supportive community. The club provides opportunities for students to grow their skillset, compete with their peers, and learn more about the growing industry of Esports. The Esports Club will use videogames to encourage teamwork and increase student resiliency in a competitive, team-driven environment.

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

Advisor: Jason Reed

All students who have an interest in business are invited to join. Club members are involved in community leadership service activities. Club members compete with other business club students at district, state and national levels for honors in business competition events.

Hispanic Latino Heritage Club

Advisor: Eric Cintron

Hispanic Latino Heritage Club has a purpose to share Hispanic Culture to enrich the
lives of students and staff and enhance cultural awareness

Italo Americano Club

Advisor: Dr. Courtney Ruffner Grieneisen, Dr. Alan Gravano
E-mail: & 

The primary purpose of Club Italo Americano is to provide the entire College with an opportunity to view, read, and discuss all things Italian. The club will strive to provide members with Italian / Italian American activities and information that will be valuable to all of its members. Specifically, the club will host film festivals, provide cultural lectures, offer on-campus bocce matches and corn hole tournaments, celebrate with food events, and offer opportunities for Webinars and Zoom cooking lessons.

Literary Guild

Advisor: Jeff Grieneisen
Phone: 941-752-5474

Provides a place for writers to meet, share their work, talk with other writers, enjoy the community of writers and organize literary activities on campus. 


Advisor: Don Bryn
Phone: 941-752-5351

The SCF Music Club is comprised of students who are enrolled in the SCF Music Program Ensembles. Students practice and prepare music literature to performed in concerts both on and off campus.

Nerd Culture Club

Advisor: Jason Reed
Phone: 941-752-5461

From Anime to Zombies, we celebrate and embrace all the different fandoms you can throw at us. Historically, Nerd Culture was defined as a subsection of people that were interested in topics typically on the outskirts of popular culture, the outcasts. 

Occupational Therapy Assistant Club – OTA

Advisor: Julie Bezold / Julie Veith
Phone: 941-752-5346 / 941-752-5346​​​​​​​
E-mail: /

Promotes the profession of occupational therapy to peers and to the public. The group actively identifies, and addresses student education opportunities/concerns and increases exposure of its members to scholarly pursuits, community service and promotes life-long learning.

Phi Theta Kappa – PTK

Advisor: Katherine Bzura
Phone: 941-752-5225

International Honor Society of two-year colleges. Invited are all degree seeking students who have
achieved an all-college, cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above, having completed 12 semester hours on a full or part-time basis. Students engage in leadership, scholarship, fellowship and service activities. 

Physical Therapist Assistant Club – PTA

Advisor: Bruce Wassung, Meredith Butulis
Phone: 941-752-5340 / 941-752-5347
E-mail:  /

Composed of students currently enrolled in the PTA program. Activities include club meetings, fund-raising activities, the formation of study groups and social activities. Students raise funds for attendance at state and national conferences sponsored by the American Physical Therapy Association. Officers are elected at the beginning of the two-year program. 

Radiography Club

Advisor: Patrick Patterson
Phone: 941-752-5245

Composed of students currently enrolled in the radiography program. Activities include club meetings, fundraising activities, study groups and social activities. Students raise funds for attendance at national conferences and seminars.

Rainbow Alliance

Advisors: Jeff Laborda, Dorothy Neufeld, Paul Berkle
Phone: 941-752-5339 / 941-752-5531
E-mail: / / /

Rainbow Alliance is an extracurricular club devoted to fostering a safe place of inclusivity, well-being, and equality for the LGBTQ+ community on the State College of Florida Bradenton campus.

Sigma Kappa Delta - English Honors

Advisor: Marcy Murray, Colleen Paige
Phone: 941-752-5242 / 

Honors club for English Majors. Eligible for memberships are students currently enrolled in a two-year college with a Sigma Kappa Delta Chapter who have completed a minimum of one college course (excluding developmental courses) in English language or literature, with a grade no less than a B in English, and a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in general scholarship; they must have completed at least one semester or two quarters of college course work for a cumulative total of twelve semester hours.

Student American Dental Hygienists' Association – SADHA

Advisor: Toni McLeroy
Phone: 941-752-5352

To cultivate, promote, and sustain the and science of dental hygiene, to represent and safeguard the common interest of the members of the dental hygiene profession, and to contribute toward the improvement of the oral health of the public. 

Student Government Association – SGA

Advisor: Tessa Bravata
Phone: 941-752-5607


SGA is responsible for a variety of extracurricular activities and events. Active participation provides a valuable learning environment for citizenship, service, and leadership skills on campus and on the regional and state levels. 

Student Nurses Association

Advisor: Betsy Elliott, Kimberly Laarveld, Dorothy Neufeld
Phone: 941-408-1476 / 941-752-7274 / 941-752-5531
E-mail: & 

The mission is to organize, represent and mentor students preparing for initial license as registered nurses, promote development of skills needed to be responsible and accountable members of the nursing profession, and advocate high quality health care. 

Student Veterans of America

Advisor: Patrick Elkins
Phone: 941-752-5426

Provides a network of support to military veterans, their families and civilian supporters through fundraising, social and recreational activities. 


Advisor: Natalie Singer
Phone: 941-752-5611

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