Campus Service Groups
Best Buddies is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with mental retardation by providing opportunities for one-on-one friendships and integrated employment. Best Buddies is an international organization. Washington College is proud to be involved with Best Buddies, helping to create friendships that would not have otherwise existed. College students are paired with individuals from the Kent Center. The members participate in monthly group activities, including pizza parties, bowling outings, picnics, game day, and other various one-on-one activities.
President: James Comotto
Colleges Against Cancer Club
President: Devin Reilly
President: Brittany Hulbert
WC Enactus is a student–run organization that creates projects incorporating different aspects of business involving students, faculty, and the community. WC Enactus provides leadership training, regional competitions and career fairs for thousands of college students throughout 33 countries. Working together we “Take Pride” in being not only a group of college students, but a group of people that reach out to the local communities, schools, and other organizations to teach and promote a better well being! “A head for business. A heart for the world.”
President: Dominic DiMarino
Advisor: Professor Lansing Williams
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity joins together in the local area to build homes for the underprivileged.
President: Billie Ricketts ‘13
Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA)
Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) is a national student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and Health Science Education Division of ACTE. The mission statement of HOSA is to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all health science technology education students, therefore, helping students to meet the needs of the health care community.
As the first post-secondary chapter in the state of Maryland, HOSA at Washington College is an organization focused on better preparing students for the graduate and various medical school admissions tests and to provide volunteer services to local health organizations. Our goals are to provide students with study groups, study materials, writing seminars, mock interviews, alumni guest speakers, practice exams, trips to medical schools, volunteering opportunities, connections with people in the health care field, and much more!
President: Eshan Patel
Relay for Life
Students, faculty, and staff team up to raise money for the American Cancer Society each spring. Learn more on their site.
The Service Council organizes and hosts events that promote awareness and invovlement in a wide variety of service opportunities.
President: Kelsey Mills
Student Environmental Alliance
The Student Environmental Alliance (SEA) isthe primary environmental club on campus. SEA works closely with the Center for Environment and Society to plan large campus and community wide events revolving around environmental issues. The main objective of SEA is to raise campus awareness of the environment.
Students Helping Honduras
Students Helping Honduras, aka S.H.H. Our chapter is one of many that make up the non-profit organization. Our mission is to build a movement of young leaders in order to empower orphaned and vulnerable children in Honduras by running service trips to Honduras throughout the year including over winter and spring break.
President: Laura Kennedy
Students for Social Awareness (Sociology Club)
Students for Social Awareness is an active club on campus that promotes the awareness of a number of social issues that influence our society as well as our communities. Some of these social issues include: gender, age, and race which, stem to homelessness, poverty, and hunger. The club sponsors an array of different events throughout the year that contribute to the community, whether it is collecting Halloween costumes in October, collecting mittens in December, a Canned Food Drive in November and April or various other events pertaining to student involvement in the greater community.
President: Erics Riley