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Student Clubs and Organizations
The Pugh Center serves a dynamic space for dialogue, gathering, programming, and exploration of material resources. The Center provides a common area that can be reserved, literary and media holdings that can be borrowed, and office space for several student organizations and clubs:
Amnesty International - Strives to increase awareness of human-rights struggles around the world.
Asian-American Student Association - Supports the issues and concerns of Asian cultures represented in the student body.
Colby International Club - Heightens global awareness through myriad activities that include discussions and dinners. A highlight is the International Extravaganza, an annual spring-semester event full of songs, dances, fashions, and food.
Colby Muslim Group - Offers supportive activities and a place for daily prayers and also maintains a mosque in another area of the campus for traditional services.
Four Winds - Provides opportunities to explore and experience various aspects of Native American cultures.
Gentlemen of Quality - Their mission is to provide a male discussion group of current issues on campus, both socially and academically; where men of all races listen and support each other.
Hillel -A nationally affiliated Jewish organization for college students that sponsors both social activities and religious services in their club space in the Pugh Center, which includes a kosher kitchen.
Newman Council - The Catholic student organization on campus, this club conducts religious services, maintains a religious library, sponsors speakers, raises funds on behalf of local charitable projects, and provides individual spiritual counseling.
Student Government Association (SGA)
Students Organized for Black and Hispanic Unity - (SOBHU)
Students Toward Equality and Peace (STEP)- A student organization that works towards equality and peace.
The Bridge - Works to allow people to live with honesty and dignity and to celebrate being a member of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual (GLBTQ) community. The group sponsors various social and political events such as movies, lectures, workshops, trips, and the annual Colby College Pride Week.
The Feminist Alliance - Feminist/Womanist organization working to connect women at Colby College with each other and with necessary resources to address issues regarding oppression and empowerment for all women.
The Pugh Community Board (PCB) - Advances the College's goals regarding multiculturalism. The Board schedules lectures, concerts, performances, exhibitions, workshops, and special events for the entire community. The PCB has 13 members which are selected after a rigorous application and interview process in April of each year.
Event Reservation Form:
To reserve the Pugh Center's common learning space please submit an event registration form. Reservations that meet the Pugh Center's mission and goals will receive priority. Please check our calendar of events posted online or go to DOST-PughCenter@colby.edu to determine Center availability. Please e-mail Dr. Tashia Bradley at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need more information.