Clubs & Organizations

Colorado Northwestern Community College is committed to student development through leadership, engagement, and inclusion to create the Spartan Way. Striving to enhance the overall student experience, student life provides student-oriented opportunities, that endorse exposure to diversity through campus involvement.  By doing so, we enrich our students’ academic experience, by creating a versatile environment both in and out of the classroom.

Our students keenly engage in student life by partaking in a variety of student clubs and organizations. These groups have been formed by students initiative to fulfill the needs and interest of today’s student body.


 Want to establish a new club? 

Colorado Northwestern  believes that it is important for all students to express themselves, to help engage them in their overall college experience. Below are the following steps to create a new club/organization at CNCC.

  1. Complete the Student Organization Registration Form by clicking here.
  2. Review the Registered Student Organization Manual.
  3. Create a Club/Organization Constitution (an example can be found in the Registered Student Organization manual), and submit it to Jordan McLeslie on Rangely Campus and Barry Steadman on Craig Campus.

*All official recognized student organizations at Colorado Northwestern Community College need to register with the Department of Residence Life and Student Engagement on a yearly basis.


A&P Club

A group of AMT students interested in promoting aviation maintenance education, careers, and activities.

Website: Aviation Maintenance Technology

Contact: Ray Gregg
Phone: (970) 675.3272

Aero Club/NIFA

CNCC Aero Club is for flight students enrolled at Colorado Northwestern Community College. The group provides aviation-based local community events, participates in various community service activities, raises money to support our NIFA precision flight team, and hosts the annual Wings Ceremony for students in the flight program. The NIFA stands for National Intercollegiate Flying Association. The association is comprised of around 60 flight schools across the nation and 7 schools within our region which includes Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, and New Mexico. These schools compete in regional competitions in the fall and if they place high enough are eligible for the national competition in the spring.


Contact: Jason Krueger
Phone: (970) 675-3223

CNCC Four Wheelers Club

Colorado Northwestern Four Wheelers Club is a four wheel drive club in Craig, Colorado. It is a non profit organization dedicated to the advancement of vehicle oriented outdoor recreation.

Website: Four Wheelers Club

Marine Biology Club

The Marine Science Club offers experiential educational opportunities to students who are passionate about all things ocean! The club offers students opportunities for field experiences, diving trips, and webinars with professionals in the field.

Contact: Todd Ward
Phone: (970) 675-3257

Phi Theta Kappa

Community College Honor Society

Web Page: Phi Theta Kappa – PTK

Contact: Nicholas Swails -PTK Advisor Rangely
Phone: (970) 675-3334

Contact: Kathryn (Ryn) Deitz – PTK Advisor Craig
Phone: (970) 824-1117


Student Member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, or SADHA, is a category of membership within the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. ADHA is an association dedicated to the advancement and promotion of dental hygiene. ADHA is the association of your profession.

Website: Dental Hygiene – SADHA

Contact:Debbie Ficken
Phone: (970) 675-3374

Contact: Sue Massey

Spartan Rock and Ice

The Spartan Rock and Ice Club offers students of all abilities all kinds of outdoor recreation opportunities. Camping – Backpacking – Trekking – Rock Climbing – Ice Climbing – Paddle Sports – Mountain Biking.


Contact: Todd Ward
Phone: (970) 675-3217

Spartan Times

The Spartan Times is the College’s student run newspaper. Working for the newspaper allows students to participate in all campus activities and act as a student voice. The Spartan Times is always recruiting and looking for student opinions and suggestions.

Webstie: Spartan Times

Student Government Association

In Student Government, students have a chance to represent the concerns of the entire student body to that of the administration. Elected student manage an activities, budget to promote student involvement, and enhance student life. Student Government is responsible for many of the exciting activities that take place on campus. This organization has opportunities for developing leadership skills and is connected to larger community colleges and universities.


Contact: Jordan McLeslie – Rangely

Contact: Barry Steadman – Craig