academic & pre-professional clubs & Organizations
Co-curricular organizations are student organizations that are associated with Parkland academic programs and departments, honor societies, or other national organizations.
Alpha Phi Omega
Our organization's focus is on building friendships, improving leadership skills, and on helping our community in the CU area by volunteering at various different events/organizations around the CU area and Parkland.
Art & Design Club
The purpose of the Art and Design Club is to enhance, enrich and foster members' exposure to art and creativity through various extra-curricular events including artist' talks, trips to art exhibition, technical demonstrations/workshops, professional development opportunities and hosting visiting artists. The student-run organization is dedicated to supporting and promoting artistic development and a sense of community within the Art and Design program and Parkland College.
The Parkland Astronomy Club shares topics of astronomical and general scientific interest and promotes scientific learning and discovery on campus and in the community.
Parkland Business Club
The mission of this club is to help students who are interested in having a business someday, knowing how to lead, knowing how to deal with conflicts, and knowing how to work with others. For each meeting, we provide a business speaker to talk about how things work when it comes to business.
We are a club that strives to improve the mental health and wellness of our peers. Providing an outlet, plenty of fun and lots of information, we hope to reach many that may not have had a place before.
The Parkland Motorsports Club provides activities that enhance learning, develops team work and leadership skills, and provides networking opportunities for students in the Parkland Automotive program. The club offers opportunities for students to learn beyond the classroom and take pride in their program and school.
Parkland College Student Education Association (PCSEA)
Parkland College Student Education Association is all about being able to make connections throughout Unit 4/ the Champaign/Urbana area with volunteer opportunities. PCSEA also allows you to start making connections with people who are on the same path as you, teaching!
Parkland Scholars Group
Parkland Scholars promotes and encourages learning, social justice, creativity, and academic excellence.
Phi Alpha Chi (AG Club)
This organization supports and promotes the interests of the Agricultural programs at Parkland College, including recruitment and retention.
Phi Theta Kappa
Phi Theta Kappa is the official general honor society of two-year colleges. To be eligible, a student must have completed at least 12 hours of college-level coursework and have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5. Membership benefits include access to millions of dollars of exclusive scholarships, guidance for college transfers, online professional development programs for students in transfer and workforce pathways, leadership opportunities, networking, and travel to regional and national conferences. Our award-winning chapter also participates in campus community, and volunteer projects.
Student American Dental Hygienists Association (SADHA)
This is a student chapter of the American Dental Hygienists' Association. ADHA Student Chapters are officially recognized organizations that operate within dental hygiene programs across the country. You must be a dental hygiene student to participate. Our mission is to promote oral health and assist in the community with oral health education.
The Parkland Science Club aims to bring students together to explore and discuss many different disciplines of science. We have hands-on activities and guest speakers that discuss topics such as research and science careers. Everyone is welcome-you do not need to be a science major to join!
Veterinary Technology Club
This is a club for those in the Veterinary Technology Program to come together as a group and to get to know one another. Through the span of a year we do multiple fundraisers, events, and get together's. And at the end of the year, we do a fun trip for the group to celebrate the end of the year.