Clovis Community College defines co-curricular programs as learning activities, programs, and experiences that reinforce CCC’s mission and values and complements students’ curricular work.
CCC aims to enhance student’s experience outside the classroom through programs and activities that build communication, leadership, decision making skills/critical thinking, professional development, and teamwork. CCC offers the following co-curricular programs: CCCIntern, Student Ambassador program, Leaders 2 Leaders program (ECHS), Phi Theta Kappa, and Tax Help New Mexico.
Assessment of Co-Curricular Programs
CCC is committed to assessing its co-curricular programs for effectiveness and improvement. CCC has identified the following co-curricular outcomes. Each co-curricular program assesses the outcomes relevant to its program through supervisor, instructor, advisor, peer, and/or client evaluations. Evaluation Template
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CCC Offers a variety of Co-Curricular programs to build the students experience outside the classroom.
The Student Ambassador Program is an employment opportunity at Clovis Community college designed to build effective communication, teamwork, and leadership skills outside the classroom, while complement a student’s academic program. In addition, this program focuses on transferable employability skills to ensure career readiness, especially in the area of soft skills. To qualify for this position, students must be able to demonstrate leadership potential and initiative. Students will need to apply through Human Resources Services and will be required to go through an interview process.
The goals for this program include:
Internships are designed to expand the depth and breadth of academic learning for student’s particular areas of study structured to incorporate academic, professional, and personal skill development. It is an opportunity for students to receive experience in applying theories learned in the classroom to a real-world setting. An internship is an opportunity to not only use and develop industry-related knowledge and skills, but also to enhance some of the skills that are transferrable to any professional work setting.
A successful internship can give students valuable information in making decisions about the direction of future academic studies and employment. The goals are:
Effective supervision throughout the entire internship process makes for a more satisfactory experience for the student and company. Providing an intern with feedback about his or her performance and skill set provides a great learning opportunity for the student. All students are required to submit self-evaluation in regards to their internship performance and degree of learning.
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is the largest and most prestigious international honor society serving two-year colleges. The organization provides more than a certificate. It offers you opportunities for personal and intellectual development as well as a valuable network of connections involving careers, scholarships, and other success-oriented benefits. Membership is based primarily on academic excellence and is extended by invitation only.
“The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa will provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.”
PTK members will be able to:
Tax Help New Mexico, a service-learning co-curricular program at Clovis Community College, is designed to introduce students to basic federal and state tax codes for preparing individual income tax returns. Students will also learn the use of tax software and how to navigate IRS provided manuals to answer basic tax questions. Upon completion of coursework, students will be required to pass a certification exam.
Upon completion of the course work and certification exam students will be required to complete 20 hours of volunteer work preparing state and federal income tax returns for low income and elderly residents. Students will be under the direct supervision of an instructor during all course and volunteer work. However, the program is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge to work independently. Students will engage in a variety of different roles including greeting taxpayers, intake, assessment of filing status and eligibility, quality checking and basic office upkeep and organization.
Successful completion of Tax Help New Mexico can give students valuable knowledge and skills regarding tax law and code as well as working with the public in a service environment.
Leaders 2 Leaders is an ECHS co-curricular program that empowers students to mentor other students, both academically and socially, while focusing on skill development and career readiness. This program creates opportunities outside the classroom for students to use their minds, their hearts, their voices and their ears to engage and collaborate with fellow students. Leaders will practice team leadership through group participation, with an emphasis in modeling behavior. Leaders 2 Leaders will emphasize a community relationship that impacts ECHS success on the Clovis Community College Campus.
The goals for this program include:
Career Services Appointments are strongly encouraged.
Clovis Community College
417 Schepps Blvd.
Clovis, NM 88101
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Thursday
from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Appointments are strongly encouraged.