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Student & Family Engagement

777 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA 02720
G Building Lobby
Mon - Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.



What’s your passion? Whatever it is, chances are, no matter how different, at Bristol Community College, you won’t be the only person who’s into it. It doesn't matter if you're just looking for a hobby in between classes, or something that you can put on your resume: there is something for everyone at Bristol. 

List of Recognized Bristol Student Clubs

Below, you’ll find a list of currently active Student Clubs.  If you’d like to learn more, please contact the Clubs’ Advisor, and they will connect you to the Student Leaders running the Club activities. Please use your Bristol email when communicating with Advisors or Club Members. These Clubs are for registered Bristol Community College students only. 

Advisor: April Fonseca |

To empower our student body with the education and resources they need to help put an end to the stigma surrounding mental health, we are excited to announce the start of an Active Minds chapter right here at Bristol Community College! In the 18 years since the national chapter of Active Minds was established, the club has sought to deliver awareness and advocacy to young adults and students nationwide regarding, among other things, mental health, personal wellness, and suicide prevention. There are more than 1,000 Active Minds chapters nationwide, including 600 that are student led. As of January 2022, we are proud and honored to welcome our own chapter, Active Minds at Bristol Community College. Stay tuned for more chapter updates and information. In the meantime, check out, it is a wealth of knowledge and resources. 

We explore and learn about birds and their behavior, go birding and other field trips that are bird related, and raise awareness about bird conservation.

Advisor: Dariel "DT" Henry |

The Black Student Union strives to provide a quality educational experience by taking active measures toward fostering and enriching the environment for students of African descent. We serve Bristol Community College with cultural and social initiatives that aim at building leaders, promoting unity, and contributing to student success. We encourage positive interaction and relationships among our members and the greater college community.

Organization to celebrate art and design. Created to come together in community to learn new skills, explore new mediums, and visit local art and design organizations.

Advisor: Kieran Murray |

Supported by our dedicated administrators, coaches, staff, and instructors, students will be provided with an environment to strive for academic success, athletic excellence, and healthy lifestyles. We strive to inspire respect within our department while developing student-athletes who proudly represent Bristol Community College in conference, regional, and national competition with integrity, skill, class, and sportsmanship.

Advisor: Kimberly Newton |

The Bristol Commonwealth Honors Program Club aims to inspire self-confidence and cultivate personal growth by providing various opportunities for members to become involved in rewarding college activities and community service initiatives.

Advisor: Kieran Murray |

The only National Esports Association exclusively for community colleges.

Advisor: Ron Weisberger |

The Bristol Holocaust and Genocide Center originated from a need to memorialize the atrocities committed against the people of Jewish descent and others during World War II by the Hitler/Nazi regime, as well as those harmed by genocides throughout history.

Bristol Community College Jazz Club is for students interested in playing or the genre of jazz to become familiar with the theory of jazz in a social environment.

Advisor: Shelly Murphy |

The purpose of the Bristol Communication Club is to engage students to become more involved with the college experience.

The Creative Writing Club shares and discusses various types of creative writing and supports the development and promotion of writers to foster public interest in creative writing.

The club meets the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month in room L101 from 2-3 PM (first meeting will be announced soon, please don't show up to the location on the meetings dates until something has been posted confirming the details of the first meeting).

Preparing members for future careers in the field while assisting academic leadership in developing educational activities. Students actively participate with local, state and federal criminal justice agencies.  

To provide experience beyond the classroom and assist in learning in the Culinary Arts.

The Dance Club is an outlet for students to express their passion for dance through diverse, fun programs and cultural activities.

The Deaf Studies Club focuses on the appreciation, promotion, and comprehension of the Deaf community; its culture, history, and American Sign Language. Through exposure to social, educational, and cultural activities, the Club facilitates, develops, and enriches the respective understanding of everyone that associates with the Club.  

We hope to promote and advance the profession of dental hygiene. To represent the mission of the professional organization: American Dental Hygienists' Association. To promote community service and student engagement. 

Advisor: Laine Clements |

The Gaming Club hopes to raise awareness for gamers. From table-top to video games, all gamers are welcome. The Gaming Club promotes making connections and having fun on and off campus with students and alumni. 

Advisor: Laine Clements |

LGBTQIA HEROES provides a safe, inclusive, and judgment free space for Bristol’s 
LGBTQIA+ student community.

Advisor: Sabrina Mohan |

For those in or interested in joining the Human Services Program. 

Advisor: Livia Neubert |

We support students from diverse cultural backgrounds and help them adjust to the American culture. Additionally, the club promotes inclusion and encourages unity and collaboration amongst different cultures.

Advisor: Heckerly Flores Maria |

The LatinX Student Association is an intersectional organization committed to building community and providing intellectual and social support among Latinx-identified students at Bristol.

Advisor: Elizabeth Nowakowski |

The Law Club gathers likeminded students with a shared interest in the law to cultivate and promote a further understanding of national, state, and local laws.

The Math Club encourages the subject of mathematics to help boost participation in all levels of math, and to provide a structure for persons to construct and organize education, research and other math related activities.

The Medical Laboratory Technology Club works to familiarize and educate students concerned with current and future issues of the profession of Medical Laboratory Technology.

Advisor: Farah Habib |

The purpose of this club is to give Bristol Community College’s Phi Theta 
Kappa members a place to meet and associate with other members and work together to spread awareness about Phi Theta Kappa to eligible and incoming students.

Promote interest in Portuguese language and culture.

The Psychology Club allows students who have an interest in psychology to come together to share their passion and learn more about the field outside of the classroom.

Advisor: Mary Rapien |

Members of Seeds of Sustainability advocate and educate for a sustainable lifestyle through workshops, speakers, and public outreach events and materials.

Advisor: Rose Ferro |

The STEM Club organizes an environment of like-minded individuals in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Math fields.

Advisor: Denny Cosmo |

Student Veterans of America (SVA) is the premier organization leading service, research, programs, and advocacy for veterans in higher education.  Our mission is to Act as a catalyst for student veteran success by providing resources, network support and advocacy to, though, and beyond Bristol Community College.

Advisor: David Ledoux |

The club provides a safe environment for students to talk about and experience theatre through group discussion, theatre games, improvisational theatre, performance, workshops, and seeing performances.

The purpose of the TV Club is to allow for the use of television production equipment and technology to tape events of interest to members of the Club.

Advisor: Christine Houghton |

The mission of the Veterinary Health Care Club is to promote community outreach and education related to animal behavior, welfare, and integrative therapies.

Want to Start a New Club?

Please fill out the New Club Intent Form.

Club Documents