Clubs And Orgs - Garrett College

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Clubs & Organizations

Get Involved in Campus Life

Opportunities await for you to make the most out of your college experience by gaining leadership skills, forming lifelong friendships, and making a real impact on our campus and the surrounding community.

Choose to run for office in student government and become involved in making decisions that affect student life at Garrett College. Represent the college during different activities and events throughout the year by becoming a student ambassador. Join the wildlife club and discover our area’s natural wonders and environment. The possibilities are endless for you to make a difference!

Interested in joining a club or organization, or want to start your own? Contact Brandon Jackson, Student Activities Manager at Garrett College, for more information.

Advisor: Jenny Meslener

The Campus Advisory & Activities Board (CAAB) is a student-run organization that provides a well-rounded college experience by promoting student involvement, school spirit, and campus traditions; which foster a sense of belonging, affinity to the institution and overall supports student success and retention. Our main goal is to make college life happen!

Andrew Catone, Student Activities Manager
Phone: 301-387-3129

Advisor: Carla Zeigler


Cru is an interdenominational non-profit Christian parachurch organization. Cru has expanded its focus to include adult professionals, athletes, and high school students, along with colleges across the country. Athletes in Action is also a part of CRU ministries.

Advisor: John Rudd
Advisor: Nick Pratt

The Dragon Committee is an RPG gaming club open to all GC students. We were created to foster creativity, encourage communication and community, all while providing fun and memorable experiences.

Co-advisor: Paul Rached (Faculty)

Co-advisor: AJ Savopoulus (Staff)

About GC Robotics Club Team

Students with an interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and STEM-related activities are encouraged to consider joining Garrett College’s Robotics Team. Like GC’s Project Kraken, the current Robotics Team is planning competitions against both two- and four-year colleges and universities.

The GC STEM Department is sponsoring the team with co-advisors Paul Rached (ENR), AJ Savoupolus (IT), and Phil Malone as team mentor and consultant.

Project Kraken Robot

Pictured is the team’s ROV, for winning the Design Excellence Award, and the most-efficient ROV at the competition.

Advisor: Kevin Dodge

Engage in our Community

Many opportunities are available for students who participate in service learning, civic engagement, or community service projects in the Garrett County and the surrounding area. Students who complete a combination of these hours are honored and recognized at commencement, as part of the Service-Learning and Community Engagement Program.

Through their service experiences, students develop new perspectives, build their skill set, and learn to give back to the community that supports them.