Student Organizations

Two female students playing chess

The University of Wisconsin-Barron County recognizes that co-curricular activities (involvement in clubs and organizations) are an important part of the overall educational experience. Skills and experiences obtained through membership in student organizations serve as a valuable supplement to the formal curriculum. You will be able to develop personal, social, and leadership skills and try out new experiences. The organizations can also assist you in classes, help build your resume, and allow you to meet new friends.

Alliance

Advisors: Abby Fischer & Suzanne Truman

Band Club

Advisor: Mary Hankins

Chargers Cross Country

Advisor: Chris Jones

Chargers Frolfing (Disc Golf) Club

Advisor: Quentin Vieregge

Chess Club

Advisors: Quentin Vieregge & Sonya Swearingen

Co-ed Fast/Slow Pitch Softball

Advisor: Chris Jones

CRU (Campus Crusade for Christ)

CRU provides regular opportunities to study and discuss the Bible, worship, and pray. The group also provides fellowship, encouragement, and spiritual development among believers. They strive to discuss spiritual matters and provide outside speakers, videos, and articles for consideration.
Advisor: Mike Borstad

Communiversity Band

The Communiversity Band, comprised of both students and area musicians, gives students the opportunity for a superb musical experience playing great band music in an enjoyable atmosphere. The band rehearses on Monday evenings and performs a sold-out concert each semester. This ensemble is open to any student with instrumental music experience. Students can earn up to two credits for their participation in the Communiversity Band.
Director: Mike Joosten

Darkroom Photography Club

The Darkroom Photography Club is a great place for photographers or those who would like to learn about photography, to meet and share their work and experiences. Everyone is welcome! 
Advisor: Troy Kozma

E-Sports Club

Friends of the Barron County Humane Society

Advisor: Abbey Fischer

International Club

Advisors: Lee Friederich and Mary Hankins

Library Club

Give them the opportunity to make decisions regarding club activities such as book club, game nights, library improvements, etc. 
Advisor: Cecelia Cole

One World International Club

Supports international students at UW-BC and encourages the sharing of culture. Anyone is welcome to join. Visit us on Facebook.
Advisors: Lee Friederich and Mary Hankins

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society

This organization recognizes academic excellence and provides opportunities for service, scholarship, and fellowship. PTK currently provides such services as peer tutoring and sponsors forums on topics of academic and public concern. The academic prerequisite for joining PTK is a GPA of 3.25 or higher after completion of 12 credit hours. For more information, visit PTK International or visit us on Facebook.
Advisor:  Quentin Vieregge

Red Cedar (Literary Publication)

Red Cedar is the campus annual literary magazine. This publication contains creative works by students, faculty, staff, and community members and is published every May. Items considered for publication are poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction, photographs (preferably black-and-white), and sketches or drawings. Submissions are accepted anytime during the school year until the deadline of April 1.
Advisor: Joel Friederich

The Red Cedar Choir

The Red Cedar Choir, a joint effort of the Music Department and surrounding communities, gives students the opportunity to be part of one of the best choirs the area has to offer. Rehearsals are held on Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m. in the Music Room. The choir performs to sold-out houses in Rice Lake throughout the year, and is the cornerstone of the Christmas Festival. The choir is open to all students and community members. Students can earn university credit for participating in the choir.
Director: Beth Joosten

Soccer Club

Advisor: Chris Jones

S.T.E.M. Club

(Formerly Future Engineers Club)
Advisor: Abbey Fischer

Theatre

The drama department’s productions include a variety of theatrical presentations. All students are encouraged to audition for roles and/or work on the technical aspects of campus productions. Prior experience in theatre is not necessary. You can participate in theatre activities and earn university credit by enrolling in COM 131 or you can just volunteer your services/talents.
Director: Terry Wiesner

Veterans Club

Advisor: Jaci Sacco

Women's Basketball Club

Advisor: Chris Jones

Start a New Club or Organization

Contact the Student Government Association if you would like to get a new campus group officially recognized. You can do this by talking to an SGA representative, visiting their office in Meggers Hall room 151, by contacting them at 234-8176 ext. 5446 or by email at brnstugv@uwc.edu.