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Clubs & Organizations

Students in auditorium

Campus Events

The Student Activities Director works closely with students and groups on campus to organize events for students on campus. We are always looking for great ideas from students on things they think the campus may enjoy. Over the years we have put on ping pong tournaments, video game tournaments, superbowl viewing parties, and many outdoor activities that our students can participate in. 

Community Pirate Partnership

A program dedicated to helping out of state students adjust to life in Southeast Kansas. This program partners new students with community members who will build relationships with students and help them adapt to life at ICC. Community members can take part in this program by applying online here.

Collegiate Farm Bureau

Collegiate Farm Bureau is a program of Kansas Farm Bureau which exists to support students engaged in agriculture, enhance members’ education and develop future leaders for the organization and ag industry. Chapter activities center around Kansas Farm Bureau’s mission based in advocacy, education and service and provide opportunities for members to meet new friends and mentors and build leadership skills. Collegiate Farm Bureau chapters currently exist on 15 college campuses across the state of Kansas. The best way to get involved is to go to a meeting or chapter activity to meet members and learn about your college’s chapter. Students may join at any point during the year, but the regular membership year is August-June. Chapter leaders have membership forms for new members to complete and each chapter sets their own chapter fee, 100% of which goes to the chapter budget. Contact Andrew Gutschenritter 620.332.5473

Forensics and Debate

Brad Henderson

The Pirates Speech and Debate Team offers students at Independence Community College the opportunity to travel, compete, build friendships, and expand their network across the country. The program is open to any student at ICC. If you are interested in Law School, Communication Studies, Political Science, English, and/or Theater, ICC's forensics program will help you build the required skills that will set you apart. Theis forensics program is about competition and activism, and we are excited that you will be part of us. We look forward to helping you become part of ICC's tradition of excellence.

Vocal Music

Eric Rutherford

  • ICC Chorale - is a large SATB non-auditioned ensemble open to all students and community members.  This group performs secular and sacred literature in many styles.  Chorale performs in one concert each semester.  
  • ICC Chamber Singers - is a smaller auditioned SATB ensemble.  Auditions are held at the beginning of Fall and Spring semesters.  Chamber Singers performs more advanced literature from a variety of styles and periods.  Chamber Singers performs at many events through out the school year which includes touring a major US city during winter break. 
  • To audition complete the Music Audition form.

ICC Student Repertory

Ben Corbett

The ICC Student Repertory is a student organization that promotes and encourages campus-wide and community-based awareness and appreciation of the theatre arts in all its forms and provides venues for performances, playwriting, criticism, research, theatrical design. The organization is responsible for the production of the annual Anna Plays, a 50 year tradition at ICC.

ICC Recycling Club

Tim Haynes

The ICC Recycling Club is open to anyone interested in seeing ICC become a greener campus. We are committed to helping improve the campus community by collecting recyclable plastic, paper, and aluminum in marked receptacles all over campus. The club holds regular bi-weekly meetings, where we watch videos and discuss issues related to sustainability, environmental awareness, and generate ideas for future club projects. As needed, we also visit recycling centers to drop off collected recyclables. Join us in helping ICC Go Green!

Pep Band

Eric Rutherford

The ICC Pep band performs for football and basketball seasons. They perform in several parades including the Neewollah Grand Parade. The concert band rehearses during spring semester and performs at the spring music department concert. Soloists and small ensembles perform both fall and spring concerts.  Instrumentalists also have the opportunity to perform with musical theater productions.  

Student Ambassadors

Dillon Packard

The ICC Student Ambassadors are a select group of students who represent the school in many ways, such as hosting campus tours, acting as goodwill ambassadors to promote the best of ICC. Ten to fifteen students are chosen each fall to be Ambassadors based on their academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and a personal interview.

Phi Theta Kappa

Melissa Ashford

Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in American higher education with more than 2 million members and 1,200 chapters located in all 50 of the United States, U.S. territories, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Germany, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, United Arab Emirates and Palau. 

ICC's Beta Omega chapter was the first chapter formed in Kansas. Through our active participation in Phi Theta Kappa’s programs, we have a long, rich history in the organization. Fellowship, Scholarship, Leadership and Service opportunities are possible through participation in Phi Theta Kappa.

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ICC Student Government Association

Cody Westerhold

The Student Government Association allows a forum for all students to influence their environment. SGA serves as the official representative body for students, acting as a liaison between students and administration. Student Government may present formal resolutions to the administration recommending changes in the operation of the campus.  All students are eligible for membership in SGA.

Spirit Squad

Tony Vasquez

The spirit squad and dance team represent ICC in all facets of sports and enthusiastically support all college activities in the community and on campus. Students are encouraged to contact the athletic depart- ment for information and scholarship opportunities.


Tammie G.

Independence Community College is a proud member of the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference, widely known as the best community college athletic conference in the country. Pirate teams have enjoyed tremendous success through­out the years with numerous conference and national honors.   Athletic programs at ICC include football, men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball, golf, base­ball, softball, as well as cheer and dance.

William Inge Center for the Arts

Eric Rutherford

ICC's William Inge Center for the Arts, is Southeast Kansas' premier performing arts resource and is the home of the official theatre festival of the State of Kansas the annual William Inge Theatre Festival. Performance and technical oppurtunities for students are plentiful please visit our website here: