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Club Zeitgeist

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It's ... a movement!

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Club Zeitgeist Achievement Award Report
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Finish a project of your choice and then complete the Club Z Achievement Award report/reflection.  By completing this executive summary, or reflection, of your experience you will earn a Club Z Achievement Award. The Fall due date is Monday of Week 14 and the Spring due date is also Monday of Week 14.   

You do not have to attend Club Z meetings to earn an award. But, everyone is invited to all Club Z meetings where you can join group projects and/or receive support for individual projects.

If you are part of a class that is completing a project of any kind, you can incorporate your coursework into a Club Z project as well. Some classes also include the Club Z awards process as part of their course experience. You have many options!

Submit your completed reflection to the following email address prior to the due date in the Club Z Canvas through this self enroll link:


Lominger Competencies (as mentioned in the instructions)

General Education Abilities (as mentioned in the instructions)

The Club

Club meetings take place on Tuesdays at 8:00am in the KSC Café hosted by Club Leaders and Dr. David Pegram, Club Z Advisor.  Club meetings provide students with opportunities to socialize and incubate their ideas in addition to taking care of club business. The club works as a team on Z Network Initiatives (such as service learning, civic engagement, the arts and social entrepreneurship) and also supports each club members' specific goals and life aspirations.

Everyone is welcome at our meetings - stop by or come every week. Social incubation is fun!

The Initiatives

Club Z takes on specific initiatives to support the campus as a whole and our greater community. We are proud of our collaborations with others on campus (“4 or more!”) and these collaborations include: Career Services, Counseling/Lifelong Learning Series, The Arts Department, Creative Writing, Student Life, Sustainability Club, PSI Beta/Psychology Club, Club Ed, the AWARE club and more! All of us, together, are contributing to our dynamic PVCC learning culture. 

The Z Network initiatives include the Club Zeitgeist Achievement Awards and the bi-annual awards ceremonies. All students are encouraged to apply their talents and strengths to develop/demonstrate their skills and ACHEIVE. Examples of types of Club Z achievements include, but are not limited to: social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship, sustainability, civic engagement, service learning, diversity and inclusion, creating a work of art, starting a new club, facilitating a supply drive, hosting a fundraising event, writing a play, designing a positive social change initiative for any community ... what do YOU want to achieve?

In addition to the Club Z Achievement Awards, we have also hosted:  the Club Z Summit (Innovation of the Year 2017), events of Free Speech Week, Share Z Love  and Chats in the Grass (thank you Philosophy!).  We are also known for collaborative pitch contests, the Positive Social Change – Superheroes Connect event and … our famous lemonade slushies. 

Check out this link to our Club Z Award Informatic.

The Movement / Z Network

We started with entrepreneurial spirit in mind and began our adventure before we had any resources and before we knew where our efforts would lead … we continue to partner with brave innovators and fine tune our messages as we move forward together. Consistent with the Z Vision, we are committed to student success, career success and life success … individuals and teams define the success they hope to achieve and receive support as they step outside their comfort zones. Our collaborations continue to lead us to places we would not have been able to predict when we first began… that’s how we Z !  How do you Z?

We are especially excited about receiving the following awards for our implementation of Z at PVCC: Student Life Innovation of the Year (2 years), Diversity and Inclusion Award, and the President’s Award. Thank you to everyone for your dedication!

Questions about “How we Z” at PVCC and within the Maricopa Colleges?

Contact one of our Z Network Leadership Team Members:
Sheila Beeler – PVCC Reading Faculty
David Pegram – PVCC English Faculty
Jon Hayashi – PVCC Biology Faculty
Bruce McHenry – SMCC Business Faculty
Caron Sada – PVCC Psychology Faculty

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Make a gift to support the Z Connect - One Thing Leads to Another program and scholarship fund.

For any student or employee of the Maricopa Colleges, self-enroll in the Club Z Canvas with your MEID: