Student Organizations | Butler Community College

Student Organizations

Student Life at Butler strives to enhance student opportunities during their college experience through activities and programs that facilitate student engagement and life-long learning.  A great way to make the most of your college experience is to get involved in a student organization.

Ag Ambassadors

The Butler Ag Ambassadors is open to all students with an interest in agricultural areas. The purpose of the organization is to provide a means for agriculture students with common goals and interests to get together for school, community and social activities. The Ag Ambassadors elect officers and sponsor student awards. For more information, contact Taylor Frank at

Allied with Pride

Allied with Pride provides a safe and respectful environment to educate and raise awareness and provide opportunities to share experiences, concerns, and ideas with other members regarding gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and allied students, faculty and staff.  For more information, contact Phil Speary at

Black Student Organization (BSA)

Dedicated to the principles of self-determination, self-awareness, and unity, the Black Student Association will strive to unite and educate students of multicultural descent about their cultural heritage.  By promoting community service and stressing academic excellence, the BSA will develop students into active leaders not only at Butler, but in the surrounding areas and local communities.  For more information, contact Aleatra Chaney-Profit at

Butler E-Sports & Gaming Club

The Butler E-Sports & Gaming Club is an opportunity for students to socialize and have fun together based on their hobby of playing video games. Butler students will have the opportunity to play multi and single player games, and spend time discussing gaming strategies and preferences. For more information, contact Patrick Emery at

Butler Radio

Butler Radio (KBTL 88.1 FM) is the El Dorado campus' student-operated radio station. You will get valuable hands-on experience producing entertainment, news, sports, and information programming (including talk shows, music shows, and play-by-play/color announcing of Butler football and basketball). Butler Radio broadcasts at 400 watts, covering the entire Butler County area, 365 days a year. For more information, please contact Dr. Keith West at

Butler Veterans Across Campus

If you have served, or are still serving, in any of the Armed Forces branches and are currently a Butler student, come join us!  We also welcome student dependents of those who have served.  For more information, contact Kris Estes at or Amy Cyphers at

Campus Crusade for Christ

Campus Crusade for Christ is a non-denominational student organization that fosters knowledge of Jesus Christ and Biblical Christianity among interested Butler students.  We also provide programs and offer a time for fellowship, a time for sharing and a clear personal understanding of the spirit-filled life.  For more information, contact Lauren Busenitz at

Collegiate National Association for Music Educators (C-NAfME)

The purpose for C-NAfME is to provide members with the opportunity to become acquainted with leaders in the music education profession as gained from participation in programs and demonstrations. For more information, contact Brett Martinez at

Culinary & Hospitality Opportunity for Making Professionals (C.H.O.M.P)

The purpose of CHOMP is to enhance educational opportunities for students in Culinary and Hospitality to participate in and gain real world experience.  For more information, contact Chef Luis Pena at

Delta Psi Omega

The Chi chapter of Delta Psi Omega, the National Theatre Honor Fraternity of college students, was chartered at Butler in 1935. Pledges are invited into the organization on the basis of their activity in the college theatre program. The purpose of this, the 95th Cast of Delta Psi Omega, is to promote interest in the dramatic activities at Butler and to serve as an acknowledgment to students for their contributions to quality theatre at Butler. For more information, contact Bob Peterson at

Future Business Leaders Of America (FBLA)

FBLA is a national organization that works closely with business and charities.  Each year, members can travel to state, regional, and national conferences to compete in various areas of business.  As a campus organization PBL also gives students an opportunity to be recognized by business leaders and to participate in community and charity work, such as the March of Dimes.  For more information, contact the advisor, Janice Akao at or co-advisors, Jared McGinley at or Noreen Templin at

Hispanic American Leadership Organization (HALO)

HALO provides students the opportunities to better serve fellow students through leadership development, student recognition, fostering traditions, serving as a support system, and representing the Hispanic Community and Butler Latino student body. For more information, contact Monica Zavala at

International Student Association (ISA)

ISA is open to all (international & permanent resident) Butler students interested in promoting cross-cultural understanding through various activities (social, athletic and fundraisers).  For more information, contact Stephany Pracht at

Philosophy Club

Butler's Philosophy Club meets monthly to engage in discussions regarding various political, ethical, and philosophical principles within our culture and society.  For more information, contact Terry Sader at

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

PTK is an honor society that recognizes students with a Butler 3.5 cumulative grade point average.  PTK provides its members opportunities for leadership development and service through various co-curricular experiences.  For more information, contact Chrissy Gifford at

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

The SWE student group empowers women to succeed and advance in engineering and technology. Joining SWE allows members to meet and network with practicing engineers who can provide advice, guidance, and real-world career connections. In partnership with the local professional SWE organization, students are offered an exciting array of training and development programs, networking opportunities, scholarships, and outreach activities. For more information, contact Jamie Williams at

Sociology and Psychology Club (SoPsyched)

SoPsyched has three branches: Planning, Activities, and Research.  In the Planning branch members meet once a month to plan monthly events.  The Activities branch consists of once-a-month events aimed at piquing interest in Psychology and Sociology among students regardless of previous exposure to these fields of study.  The Research branch meets weekly to learn about research including how to plan their own research, enter the data, run the analysis, and write the results suitable for publication or presentation at a regional conference.  For more information, contact Dr. Nathan Swink at

Student Government Association (SGA)

Butler SGA serves as the voice of the student body throughout the college.  Members also help lead students to engage in purposeful curricular and co-curricular activities, promote good will and make positive contributions to the college and the community at large.  For more information, contact

Student Nurses' Association

This association, made up of students enrolled in Butler's nursing program, provides an avenue for contributing to nursing education by advocating the highest quality health care. Members participate in legislative activity involving nursing and health.  Projects and seminars aid the student in the transition from pre-professional to professional activities, as well as offering leadership, educational and social opportunities. For more information, contact Kimberly Hubble at