Student Clubs and Organizations

Student Clubs are coordinated through the Student Activities Office, Student and Culinary Arts Center, Room 105. Learn what HFC alumni have to say about their community experience at HFC.

Cassandra Fluker, Student Activities Officer
Phone: (313) 845-9838

For information on how to join a student club, or to form a new club, please contact:

Michele Featherston
Phone: (313) 845-9865
Fax: (313) 317-6551

Student Club Monthly Meetings - Assembly of all Clubs

November 11, December 9
3:15 p.m.
Room M-119

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Student Clubs and Faculty Advisors

African American Association

Promotes and provides awareness of African American culture and history through educational programs, community involvement, and campus activities.

Advisor: Kalvin Harvell, (313) 317-1533;

Amnesty International

The mission of Amnesty International is to undertake research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuses of the rights to physical and mental integrity, freedom of conscience and expression, and freedom from discrimination, within the context of its work to promote all human rights. Amnesty International is independent of any government, political ideology or religious creed. It is concerned solely with the impartial protection of human rights.

Meetings: Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. on the following dates:
Note meeting location
November 4, M-113
November 11, M-113
November 18, 25, M-119
December 2, 16, M-119
December 9, M-113

Advisor: Geraldine Grunow, (313) 845-6421;

Arab Student Union

Increases awareness among Arabs and non-Arabs by promoting academic, cultural, political, and social activities on campus and in the community.

Dr. Hashim Al-Tawil, (313) 845-6489;
Melinda Dewitt, (313) 317-6848;

Astronomy Club

Encourages student involvement to see the fun side of astronomy and science. Works with other clubs to increase interest in the math and science worlds.

Advisor: Steve Murrell, (313) 317-1536;

Baking Club

Students learn about baking and pastry arts. The club provides the opportunity to learn about careers in baking and pastry arts and improve skills in baking and pastry. Students participate in community events to refine and improve their skills.

Advisor: Kris Jablonski, (313) 320-3761;

Christian Club

The club works to promote education about Christianity. The Christian Club promotes spiritual awareness, bible study, outreach programs and fellowship for students who are interested in Christian principles and philosophies.

Bible Study Meetings: Tuesdays at 3 p.m. in the Student and Culinary Arts Center pavilion. Look for the sign.

Carla Bell: (313) 845-6417; Mary Rayhall: (313) 845-9744;

Community Service Club

The club promotes student involvement in community service projects at the college and within the community. Projects include campus activities, service based learning projects, and mentoring programs. This is a "hands on" club that encourages members to help others and make a difference in this world.

November 10, December 8
11 a.m. in Room M-119

Contact: Michele Featherston, (313) 845-9865;

Criminal Justice Club

Provides educational programs, lectures, and career opportunities for students interested in criminal justice and related careers. Participates in community events related to the criminal justice system.

Advisor: Greg Osowski, (313) 845-9859;

Diversity Club

Fosters a learning and understanding of the various student populations at Henry Ford Community College. Works to educate and challenge the student body to think critically about our differences, and to establish an atmosphere of tolerance at HFCC.

Advisor: Paul Rodgers, (313) 317-6673;

Engineering Club

The club encourages students to explore careers in the field of engineering and provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and activities related to the field of engineering. The club strives to develop future leaders through team-work and opportunities for professional growth and development.

Meetings: Thursdays at 3 p.m - 4 p.m. in Room M-113.

Advisor: Hassan Nameghi, (313) 317-1746;

Film Club

Studies filmmaking techniques and genre differences, reviews movies, and critiques films. The Film Club provides learning opportunities. For information about Film Club Meetings, contact the advisor.

Advisor: Alan Contino, (313) 845-6475;

Future Teachers Association

Promotes career opportunities in teaching. Provides educational forums, workshops, and community service projects related to careers in education.

Advisor: Contact the Student Activities Office (313) 845-9865;

Graphic Novel Club

This club encourages students to read and share their enjoyment of graphics novels and the media and share their own experiences with different types of media, including graphic novels from other countries and cultures.

Advisor: Kevin Trovini, (313) 845-9684;

HFC Rotaract Club

Students will perform community service projects with the Dearborn Rotary Club. Students have the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding of the needs, problems and opportunities in the community and worldwide. The club strives to develop the professional and leadership skills of club members.

Advisor: Eric Rader (313) 845-9709

HFC Student Veterans Association

This organization will service members and dependents of the United States Armed Forces by maintaining a welcoming atmosphere for Veterans transitioning from Military to civilian life and services for Veterans within the community. This organization will bring people together through respect and the desire to help our nation’s heroes and their families.

Advisor: Napoleon Quick, (313) 845-9611;

HFC Team Ceramics

Creates awareness and appreciation of clay as an art form. Provides workshops for artistic ideas and concepts. Provides a forum for students to display and promote their work.

Advisor: Steven Glazer, (313) 845-6485;

Ice Carving Club

The Ice Carving Club is a "hands on learning" club. Students learn the art of ice carving and have the opportunity to participate in community events that promote ice carving and allow members to display their work.

Meetings: Tuesdays at 6:15 p.m. in Room M- 125.

Advisor: Jeff Lao, (313) 845-6391;; website

Informance Assurance Alliance Club

This club provides support to members by encouraging networking and by attending events outside the campus that provide educational opportunities. The club strives to encourage student success through educational programs and helps students with computer security issues.

Advisor: Marrci Conner, (313) 317-4021;

International Student Organization

The main purpose of the organization is to promote social interaction among international students and expose students to different cultural backgrounds.

Meetings: Mondays at 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. in Room M-119.

Advisor: Lina Jawad, (313) 317-6842;

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship

Promotes God's work and God's people of every ethnicity and culture. Offers discussion groups and group activities that center around the word of God.

Fellowship Meetings: Wednesdays at 10 a.m. - noon in Room M-113.

Advisor: Cheryl Garrett; (313) 845-9730;

Lebanese American Heritage Club

Promotes the cultural and customs of Lebanon and works with other clubs to promote cultural understanding and cooperation with others.

Advisor: Imad Nouri, (313) 845-9750;

Muslim Students Association (MSA)

Promotes an understanding of Muslim beliefs through community service projects, educational forums, and public awareness. The MSA strives to promote unity among people.

Meetings: Tuesdays at 3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Room M-119.

Advisor: Kamal Shenaq, (313) 673-4665;

National Society for Leadership & Success

The Society supplies students with the tools to implement a program that transforms students’ lives. The Society offers life-changing lectures, success networking teams, orientation sessions, induction ceremony, and scholarship opportunities. The Society believes in engaged learning, accountability for student success, and increase student satisfaction.

Advisor: Brian Stewart, (313) 845-9637;

Philosophy Club

The Philosophy Club promotes and encourages the study of philosophy through active discussions and debates. The club strives to provide students with philosophical attempts to solve life problems. The club recruits potential HFC Ethics Bowl team members and organize and plan ethics bowl competitions.

Meetings: Mondays 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at in Room M-119.

Advisor: Ryan Showler, (313) 845-6439;

Phi Theta Kappa

An honors based organization based on community service, leadership, fellowship, and scholarships. Students are required to maintain a 3.25 grade point average and have completed 12 credit hours to join.

Meetings: Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. in Room M-119.

Advisor: Laura Yeakel, (313) 845-9721;

Programming Club

Shares knowledge and expertise of computer programming and provides professional networking opportunities for students.

Advisor: Kim Moscardelli; (313) 317-1549;

Psi Beta-National Honor Society in Psychology

This association serves as a means of national recognition of the student's early interest in and dedication to the field of psychology and to scholastic achievement. The organization provides a forum for developing one's perspective about psychology and helps build a sense of community and identity with others in the field. The association will enhance the leadership skills of members, encourage research and provide opportunities for student/faculty interaction outside the classroom. For information about Psi Beta Meetings, contact the advisor.

Advisor: Elaine Louisell (313) 845-9713;

Science Association

The association develops and promotes events that will provide an understanding of the role or science and medicine in daily life. For information about Science Association Meetings, contact the advisor.

Advisor: Dr. Gregory Karapetian (313) 845-9739;

Student Environmental Association

Promotes and provides programs that help the environment. Contributes to the understanding and appreciation of problems associated with the preservation of natural resources and wildlife. Provides a forum to discuss environmental concerns.

Meetings: Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m - 3:30 p.m. in Room M-113.

Contact: Zachary Polzin (313) 317-4016;

Student Nurses Association

Provides career information, educational programs, leadership opportunities, and community service programs for student nurses.

November 2, December 7, January 25, February 22, March 28, April 25
11 a.m. - noon at the Nursing Campus

Cathy Gangarossa, (313) 845-6366;
Peggy Kearney, (313) 845-6303;
Joan Cullen (313) 845-6328;

Wrestling Club

The Wresting Club is affiliated with the HFC Athletic Department and the National Collegiate Wrestling Association. Practices and competitions take place during the fall and winter semesters.

Advisor: Rochelle Taylor, (313) 317-4138;
Coach: Grant Mackenzie, (313) 318-4022;

Yemen Student Association

Educates the campus community about Yemeni culture. Promotes student involvement, education, campus lectures and cultural events.

Meetings: Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. in Room M-119.

Advisor: Dr. Adnan Salhi, (313) 845-6407;

For additional information, contact:

Michele Featherston
Phone: (313) 845-9865
Email: Office: Student and Culinary Arts Center, Room 105