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September 2013

The Beep Sheet Student Life at Gloucester County College

Home of the Road Runners

Important Dates to Remember Details inside!

Sept 3

All College Day Orientation

Sept 4

First Day of Classes Waffles & Ice Cream Jacob Graff, Musician

Sept 5

Chocolate Fountain Roadrunner Photo Shoot

Sept 4-30

Student Government Petitions Available

Sept 10

Trivia Tuesday with SystemX DJs

Sept 15

Hispanic Heritage Month begins

Sept 17

Club Day Constitution Day

Sept 24

Trivia Tuesday with SystemX DJs

Sept 25

Mariachi Band

GCC students are required to have ID badges on campus for registration, requesting transcripts, advising, etc. Students can obtain their ID badge and their parking decal at the “One-Stop” located in the library.


GCC ’ s Facebook page is full of information for students. Have comments? Want to sell a book? Ask questions and have them answered by a team of administrators? There are links to clubs and events that you will not want to miss!


STUDENT LIFE EVENTS Are you a veteran? Not a veteran and want to help? Join the Student Veterans Organization Support YOUR local veterans POC: Kathleen Leader (856) 464-5239

Student Life Office in the College Center Room 201 or the Information Center located in Student Services

On September 17, 1787 the U.S. Constitution was signed by 39 brave men who changed the course of history. Join us in the College Center on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 to get a FREE pocket Constitution and watch a video honoring U.S. history. 3


Gamers Guild

The animals finally have a voice…you. SEEKING NEW ADVISOR! If interested contact Student Life Director, Cheryl McBride at

“If you bring it, they will play”; video and table-top games in a competitive but casual setting. The first gathering is 9/11 from 4:30-5:30 in the Mini Center. For information contact Advisor, Josh Wickman at

Gay Straight Alliance Club

DECA Looking for a club that allows students to develop and apply everyday business skills in a competitive environment? For more information contact Advisor, Julie Marzano at

Meetings are every other Wednesday beginning 9/11 in IC400 at 12:15 pm; feel free to stop by! For more information, contact Advisor, Bryan Buttler at

Gazette Newspaper GCC’s Student Newspaper. See our ad on page 7. For more information, contact the NEW Advisor, Lou Rodolico at

DMS SOU This club provides an opportunity to share information and provide support for prospective and current students in the DMS program. For more information contact Advisor, Laurie Rohrman at

*NEW* Ghost Chasers Club For those interested in the paranormal, contact Advisor, Lori Joyce at


They meet every Wednesday from 1-4:30 pm in the Mini Center. We provide access to the latest in Japanese entertainment within a fun and friendly atmosphere to socialize and learn more about Japanese culture. For more information contact Advisor, Dr. Susan Glenn at

Jesus Is Lord “Bringing Glory to God at GCC.” For more information, contact Advisor, Carol Weinhardt at

The Multi-Cultural Club This Club encourages students from diverse cultural backgrounds to come together and respectfully share ideas about strengthening and promoting campus diversity and teamwork. The first meeting is on 9/9 at12:30 in the Mini Center. For more information, contact Advisor, Marcela Stein at

Music Society

Educational Opportunity Fund Club The EOF Club will have their first meeting from 12-1 pm on 9/12 in the Mini Center. For more information, contact Advisor, Sheryl Ratcliffe at

Japanese Anime Guild (JAG)

Humanities Club For upcoming trip information, contact Advisor, Anna Kehnast in the GCC Library or at (856) 415-2254.

A network of musicians with the goal to make music a priority on campus. The first meeting will be on 9/9 at 3 pm in the Mini Center. Be ready to jam! For more information contact Advisor, Jim Boeckle at

Updated Information can be found 24/7 at Nuclear Medicine Technology Club This club is for prospective and current students in the NMT program. They also create awareness of the program through community involvement and activities. For more information, please contact the Advisor, Laura Pyle Sharkey at

Paralegal Club This Club meets to discuss a variety of topics related to their field. For more information contact Advisor, Susan Purvin, Esq.

Psychology Club This group meets to discuss different topics relating to the field of psychology including neurology, sociology, ethics, morality and beliefs. For information contact Advisor, Jessica Goodwin at

Science Club This club will perform simple scientific experiments and will form study groups. If you are interested, contact Advisor, Christina Nase at

Parents Club

Stargazers Club

This club is open to students who have children and want to enjoy family activities. You do not need to have your child enrolled in GCC Daycare to participate! For a list of events and information, visit or contact Advisor, Debbie Rabottino at

Do you wish to see the moon and beyond? We host “Star Parties” and use a telescope to observe the night sky on campus and in Wharton State Forest. No prior knowledge of astronomy is required! For more information contact Advisor, Dan McCormick at

Photography Club This is a great place to meet with other photo enthusiasts to learn, share ideas, and have fun. All you need is a digital camera! They meet every Wednesday in the Mini Center at 12 pm. For more information, contact Advisor, Dave Coates at

Student Government Association Interested in getting involved in GCC’s campus life? Then SGA is just what you are looking for! For more information contact Advisor, Cheryl McBride at or pick up a brochure at the Student Life Office.

Student Nurses Organization (SNO) Participation in SNO allows future and currently enrolled nursing students to meet and interact together and to provide support to each other, the College and the Community. For more information, contact Advisor, Janet Gibson at

Student Veterans Organization This club is geared towards all GCC current, prospective or alumni students and their families. For more information contact a club officer at or Advisor, Kathy Leader at 464-5239.

T2K Associated with Educational Cohorts on Campus focusing on service and leadership. For more information, contact Advisor, Chuck Harkins at

The Vanguard This is a group of creative students; writers, poets, and artists who get together to share their work and publish GCC’s Literary Magazine. For more information contact Advisor, David Schleicher at 5






Gloucester County College is committed to efforts to promote the success of our students. In this endeavor the College offers an array of supportive services. Among these is the Student Assistance Center (SAC), which offers assistance to students who may be experiencing personal difficulties that interfere with their college adjustment and success.

You can make extra cash by taking notes for others! You need to take a walk to: Special Needs Services located in Instructional Center Room 425

You need to bring with you: At times a student may encounter difficulties that disrupt their college life. Problems may include stress, emotional difficulties, and/or interpersonal problems. During these times the Student Assistance Center is available to support and assist GCC students with confidential short term counseling and/or referral. For an appointment please call 856-464-5236 or stop by the Student Assistance Center on the second floor of the College Center in Room 200. For more information please check out our website at


 Copy of your FALL 2013 schedule  Note taker Registration form  Proof of ID  Sample of class notes 


For more info call Jackie Rizzo at (856) 468-5000 ext. 6303

Failure to schedule an appointment could affect your funding.

Are you puzzled about your future? Visit the Career & Academic Planning (CAP) Center located on the 2nd floor of College Center and find out how to put your academic major and your career path pieces together to solve your puzzle!

Rowan University is now offering Bachelor Degrees on GCC’s Campus!  Liberal Arts  Law & Justice  Business Economics  Education Contact: Mike Plagianakos at 856-464-5230 or email

What is Dual Advantage? Gloucester County College (GCC) has partnered with four-year universities to make earning a bachelor’s degree a seamless transition with added benefits. Learn about the different programs and incentives each university has to offer GCC graduates from dual enrollment choices, to tuition discounts, to obtaining a bachelor’s degree without leaving the GCC campus. 9

Returning adults may be eligible for GPS! Former NJ College students who have completed more than 30 credits and who have attended college within the last 10 years could be eligible for this exciting new program! GPS students receive incentives and support including: - Fee waivers and book vouchers - Education Navigator Assistance to complete a customized education plan

Graduation Positioning Strategy Reach Your Graduation Destination with GPS

For more information, go to www. email or call 856-415-2102 GPS is a grant-funded program

The Center for P.I.T. assists displaced homemakers (someone who has lost their main means of support through the death or disability of a spouse or as the result of separation and/or divorce) to become emotionally and economically self-sufficient through life skills training, education or vocational training, advocacy and supportive services. The Center provides the following services:  Assessment to determine individual needs  Referrals to community resources  Disseminator of information on NJ divorce law  Professionally facilitated support groups for separation, divorce, widows  Self-Development, Legal, Financial, Computer, Career Workshops  Personality & Career Inventories  Information on returning to school For information, call Jeanne LaBuz at 856-415-2264

Visit The Roadrunner NEST located in the College Center cafeteria and try GioFano’s Italian Bistro for a selection of delicious breakfasts, soups, salads, sandwiches/wraps, pizza, beverages and more. The full menu is available at Individual orders are welcome and we have take-home family dinners too!

Phone ahead to order lunch or dinner if you’re in a hurry at 856-681-6285. Everything is made with FRESH ingredients. Daily Lunch Special every day. Breakfast served ALL day! 10

Mon -Thurs 7:30 am - 6:00 pm Friday 7:30 am - 1:30 pm

GCC College Bookstore Hours: Mon -Thurs 9 am - 6 pm Friday 9 am - 3 pm Contact Campus Security: Dial Ext. 4444 from any campus based phone Dial 856-464-5207 from any phone Dial 609-868-3963 for a mobile patrol officer Crisis Helpline 1-877-266-8222 Addictions Hotline of NJ 1-800-238-2333 Reassurance 856-795-4980 Teen Line 1-888-375-TEEN

FALL SPORTS EVENTS Please visit GCC Athletics on the web:

or contact: Brian Rowan at ext. 2263

Fitness Center Open Hours (FREE with a FALL 2013 ID) Monday - Thursday: 11:30 am-1:30 pm & 3:15-5:30 pm Friday: 12-1:30 pm & 2:30-5:30 pm

Sat, Sun & holidays - CLOSED Bring a lock for a locker.

BUS #463 Regular hourly service to GCC. Call NJ Transit at 973-275-5555 for information.

Bus Passes Bus passes are sold in the Business Office in the Student Services Building between the 25th and 5th of the month.


Please check Announcements on the GCC Portal regularly! »Advisement & Registration information »Course selections »Contact information »Financial Aid »Student Life »Athletic Events Remember to check your GCC email for messages from various Departments and your Professors. If your phone number or address has changed please update it in the Student Services Building.



Beep Sheet  

Gloucester County College Septemeber 2013