Student Clubs & Organizations
When you come to Richard Bland College of William & Mary, you bring particular passions, hobbies, and skills with you. Student organizations are the place to meet with students with your interests.
Be part of a legacyWhen you come to Richard Bland College of William & Mary, you bring particular passions, hobbies, and skills with you. Student organizations are the place for you meet other students with the same interests. When you join or start a student organization, you get the chance to do what you love. When you lead a student organization, you teach and share it with someone else. When prepare a club for future students, you leave a legacy that continues to contribute to the culture of Richard Bland College. Learn how to:
- Start or sustain a student organization
- Submit an annual budget
- Plan your weekly meeting
- Become a student organization sponsor
Want to start a new club?
New Club Form
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The Music Club unites students through making, learning about, and performing music. Students can join this group to be a part of the pep band, chorale, and other musical events and performance outlets throughout the year.
President: Alex McNamara
Faculty/Staff Sponsor: Celia Brockway
The Economics and Business Economics Club encourages career preparedness and business awareness among the student body at RBC through a series of annual workshops and events.
President: Robert Jones
Treasurer: Madelyn Dunlevy
Faculty/Staff Sponsor: Mike Lehman
Board Game Club
The Board Game Club is a group of RBC students who are passionate about playing all sorts of board games. We exist to introduce people to board games, to teach and inform people how to properly treat board game components, and to pull more people into the hobby.
President: Chris Odem
Treasurer: Taylor Kelmar
Faculty/Staff Sponsor: David Morgan
The primary goals of the Tennis Club are to bring people together and exercise as well as have fun and release our stress.
President: Brenda Garcia-Ortega
Treasurer: Autumn Francis
Faculty/Staff Sponsor: Cathryn Coffey
One of the main goals of Dance Troupe is for students to build character and self-confidence through doing something that they love in practices and travel competitions to showcase our talents.
President: Emanuel Edwards
Treasurer: Tamia Brown
Faculty/Staff Sponsor: James Tobias
The Anime Club is a community of students who love watching, learning about, and talking about Anime. The club members also travel to an annual Anime conference and host various events throughout the year in addition to their regular meetings.
President: Brittney Galderise
Treasurer: Baleigh Nichols
Faculty/Staff Sponsor: Dan Zelinski and Vanessa Stout
The objectives for Statesman Studios entail: writing and producing student films; participating in various film festivals and competitions; discussing different culturally significant films, their components, and ways we can incorporate these elements into our own films; and encouraging other students’ independent projects and assisting each other with writing, editing, and production.
President: Noah George
Treasurer: Tyler Blanchard
Faculty/Staff Sponsor: Eric Earnhardt
A Novel Idea Book Club
“A Novel Idea” exists to build life-long readership within our RBC community (faculty, staff, students) and establish engagement and communication between faculty, staff, and students.
President: Genevra Mullis
Treasurer: Jaliah Johnson
Faculty/Staff Sponsor: Susan Moss
The Film Club exists to promote a love of movies through the years by hosting a series of events and viewing parties open to the campus community. The RBC Film Club hosts the annual RBC Film Series, provides a forum for students to discuss films, and provides a forum for students to showcase their own films/video productions.
President: Chase Masters
Treasurer: Peter Johnson
Faculty/Staff Sponsor: Dan Zelinski
Ignite Campus Ministries
Ignite Campus Ministries exists to lead students in a positive conduct, to reach out to the local community to instill a mindset of helping others, and to allow students an opportunity to be in a Christian Bible study/faith-based group as an on-campus option.
President: Brooke Mitchell
Treasurer: Sabrina Bishop
Faculty/Staff Sponsor: Shawn Holt
RBC Runners exists to promote healthy living through exercise, make friends through fun activities, and to encourage relaxation and reduce stress through running. Open to all levels of ability!
President: Madelyn Dunleavy
Treasurer: Taylor Kelmar
Faculty/Staff Sponsor: Dan Zelinski/Timothy Rohrback
The Science Club exists to promote STEM education with hands-on activities, build a community of students interested in STEM, and expose students not in STEM to science-related activities.
President: Andrew Neville
Treasurer: Chase Masters
Faculty/Staff Sponsor: Mary Gurnick
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) touches millions of lives. Since 1954, the organization has been challenging coaches and athletes on the professional, college, high school, junior high and youth levels to use the powerful medium of athletics to impact the world for Jesus Christ. FCA focuses on serving local communities by equipping, empowering and encouraging people to make a difference for Christ. The local FCA efforts on the Richard Bland College campus are led by Michaele and Ralph Shriver. The local organization assists Statesmen student-athletes with special occasion and pre-game meals as well as providing monthly dinners that feature guest speakers for the group.
President: Danny Torres
Faculty/Staff Sponsor: Nick Surkamp
The mission of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize academic achievement of college students and to provide opportunities for them to grow as scholars and leaders.
President: Robert Jones
Secretary: Deja Jackson
Faculty/Staff Sponsor: Aimee Joyaux