Carthage has more than 130 student clubs and organizations through which students can get involved, explore possible careers, meet other students, work closely with faculty advisors, and perform customer service. See a full list of Carthage student organizations on The Harbor, our website for student organizations.
Advocates for Social Change
Advocates for Social Change seeks to educate the student body on current social justice issues and offers service opportunities. ASC hosts social justice educational events throughout the year as well as participating in service projects such as the Days for Girls program.
An international collegiate service organization associated with Kiwanis International, Circle K promotes service, leadership, and fellowship.
Phi Delta Chi
Phi Delta Chi, a women’s service fraternity, works on numerous projects for both the Carthage and Kenosha/Racine communities, including volunteering for Special Olympics and at nursing homes. Members must maintain a 2.0 and complete 10 hours of service each semester.
United Women of Color
United Women of Color provides leadership opportunities, hosts activities to enrich its members socially and academically, strengthens the image of minority women in the Carthage community, and works to build respect and tolerance between all students. Membership is open to all students.
Youth Empowered in the Struggle
Youth Empowered in the Struggle, or YES, is the student component of Voces de la Frontera. Voces is Wisconsin’s leading immigrant rights group, a grassroots organization that believes power comes from below and that people can overcome injustice to build a better world. YES’s Workers’ Centers in Milwaukee and Racine support immigrant and low-wage workers through legal clinics, “Know Your Rights” training, English classes, citizenship classes, and more.
Black Student Union
BSU aims to provide leadership opportunities for its members, sponsor activities that furnish social and academic enrichment for black students, strengthen the image of black students in the Carthage community, work towards building respect and tolerance between all races, and foster a unified bond between all students. The group is open to all interested students.
Habitat for Humanity
The Carthage chapter of Habitat for Humanity strives to eliminate poverty. Members work with the Racine Habitat for Humanity group. Every spring break we go on an annual Collegiate Challenge trip and travel to places like Oklahoma, North Carolina, and Georgia to help build homes for low-income families.
Carthage Women Against Violence
Carthage Women Against Violence aims to create a safe place for Carthage women to discuss and address their concerns about issues regarding violence against women. The group educates women on how to properly use self-defense weapons, how to handle the topic of sexual harassment/assault, and about services and resources available to them.