Clubs and Organizations

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President Leary and Bay Path students work on a community service project together

Participation in student-run clubs and organizations is a way to balance and round out your college experience. Why join? You'll meet students with common interests, discover the dynamics of working with a group, and feel the personal satisfaction of helping others both on campus and in the greater community through club-sponsored community projects. By being active in extracurricular activities it makes your college years more rewarding and adds a layer of connectivity that lasts beyond graduation.

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ANIME Club encourages education and awareness of Japanese culture through the exploration of the Anime and Manga art forms.
Bay Path Chorale is for students who love to sing and desires an opportunity to expand their musical horizon. Performances include the colleges’ annual Winterfest celebration, the Spring Performing Arts Concert and joint concerts with other area colleges. Chorale members may be eligible to receive one academic credit per semester.

Bay Path Dance Company members are selected by audition each fall and spring. The company performs in numerous concerts and functions on campus including Winterfest, Performing Arts Concert,  and Unity Day.Select company members may also perform in the Performing Arts Department’s fall and spring musicals. Members study with and execute guest artist choreography during the semester. Emphasis is also placed on student creativity and composition. Dance Company members may be eligible to receive one academic credit per semester.

Boundless Playgrounds is to increase awareness and support of the non-profit Boundless Playground Organization, raise funds to build more boundless playgrounds in the country, help as an active workforce in the process of building new boundless playgrounds in the area and make a difference in children’s lives of all disabilities.

CEO Club gives students support and access to resources to learn more about being an entrepreneur. Meetings will feature guest speakers (a number of entrepreneurs and small business owners have already volunteered to come and speak) and club members will meet owners and take tours of local businesses.

CSI stands for Criminalistic Science Innovators. CSI: Bay Path is dedicated to enriching the lives of Bay Path College students and helping them to better understand the criminal justice and forensic science fields.

Class committees are comprised of elected members from the freshman, sophomore, junior and senior classes. Meeting with their respective groups, class committees plan class events, discuss class issues, fund-raise, maintain class financial records and fro the senior year, present the class gift to the College.

Education Club provides activities that support children, teachers, and schools. members participate in several child-centered community service events throughout the year including book and stuffed animal drives. All students are welcome to participate. .

Food Committee is comprised of appointed members spanning from the entire Bay Path student body. Our current objectives include but are not limited to: meeting with their respective food service officials, offering a suggestion board for food related concerns, discussing food allergy issues, appearing at Student Government as liaisons between the students, food services, and Bay Path administration, facilitating financial concerns stemming from food related issues, and maintaining current wanted items in the cafe.

Golden "Z" Club is sponsored by the Zonta Club of Springfield, a member group of Zonta International. Its objectives are to provide opportunities for students to serve the College and committee by cultivating an interest in civic and world affairs through participation in various service projects.

Habitat for Humanity Club strives to help build decent and affordable housing for low-income families in order to empower people to reach their full potential. Habitat for Humanity volunteers aim to provide some stability for families in order to break the cycle of poverty. Club members seek to work with volunteers from all walks of life to build these homes in partnership with those in need.

Interfaith Council/Bible Studies combines various religious traditions into one on-campus ecumenical group that spiritually guides the campus community. The executive committee is composed of students, and a representative from the administration.

Law Club members meet to discuss law-related issues, and employment and educational opportunities in the field of law. In addition to club-sponsored speakers and field trips, in May the Law Club hosts "Law Day" featuring a speaker from the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts.

Literary Club is a dynamic group of talented individuals sharing a mutual interest in the literary world. The club is open to women who are eager to enjoy and participate in literary events and outings. The sharing of poetry and creative writing is welcomed and encouraged.

Native Cultures Club is a group designed to explore indigenous cultures (especially Native American), dispel stereotypes, and spread awareness. Some topics the club learns about are old and new traditions, beliefs, history, and current political and social affairs. Some members have heritage, while others do not, but all group members share an interest and concern for the culture and for the rights of the native people.

The Page Singers, named for long time Associate Professor of Music, Charles E. Page are a group of select vocalists auditioned from the Chorale each fall and spring. The group appears at annual concerts and functions on campus and specializes in performing diverse and eclectic musical compositions. Page Singer members may be eligible to receive one academic credit per semester.

Phi Beta Lambda's mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. Members benefit from leadership and training contact made through networking, and opportunities to apply their knowledge through business-related activities. Today Phi Beta Lambda is made of 12,000 post-secondary students across 500 campuses across the United States.

Psychology Club's ambition is to provide its members and the Bay Path community with educational and engaging activities which augment the traditional college learning experience. This group meets to discuss current topics in psychology and organize psychology related events on campus. 

Psi Chi is a national honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology. 

The purpose of Rotaract is to provide an opportunity for young women to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities, and to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service. 

Motto: "Service Above Self"

Student Admissions Representatives (SAR) are selected through an application process. Representatives work closely with the admissions office and represent the College to prospective students by conducting tours, hosting students overnight, and participating in open houses and various school functions.

Student Events Committee is a student run organization that plans and runs weekend and weekday events during the school year. These events are open to all Bay Path Students and members of the CCGS colleges. The Student Events Committee hosts such traditions as Campus Day, Say What Karaoke and Spring Weekend.

Student Government Association (SGA) is compromised of student-elected officers from all classes and representatives from clubs on campus. Meeting once a week, Student Government strives to build an environment of cooperation and open communications. We sponsor many events open to students and students from the other Cooperating Colleges of Greater Springfield such as Karaoke Night, the Starving Artist Showcase and Munchies Mania during finals.

The Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) Club is a nationally recognized club affiliated with the American Occupational Therapy Association. The mission of this club is to promote an awareness of occupational therapy on campus and in the greater community, to promote interaction between club members and occupational therapy associations and to engage in philanthropic and service activities in the community. Community projects will promote the philosophy of OT, including diversity, well-being, engagement and participation in meaningful activities.

STAND (Students Taking Action Now: Darfur) mission statement is to educate and spread awareness about genocide occurring in Darfur .

Stomps! Claps! Cheers! A new Bay Path club that helps to raise the roof with high energy routines at school events. No experience necessary to join!

Theatre Workshop is open to all students interested in all aspects of theatre performance both on and off stage. Workshop members learn to build sets, paint, design and run lighting and sound, stage manage, build costumes, develop publicity, run the front of house and much more. Workshop members have the opportunity to participate in four major productions a year and may be eligible to receive one academic credit per semester.

Women of Culture The mission of Women of Culture is to promote education for all, to strive for global understanding, and cultivate an appreciation and respect for differences among the world's citizens.