Greenville Technical College Clubs and Organizations


Guidelines for Student Organizations

African American Male Leadership Institute 
(Julian Nixon, Advisor)

The purpose of this organization is to develop leadership potential and promote academic and personal success among African American males by increasing the retention rates, promoting social and financial responsibility, creating and promoting networking opportunities for future success, promoting effective communication, and creating a mentoring support system within a community environment.

Associated General Contractors of America - AGC Student Chapter 
(Gene Wilson, Advisor)

This national organization is open to students in Construction Engineering Technology.  Its purpose is to help keep students abreast of the latest developments in the construction industry.  Contractors' representatives assist in placing students after graduation.

Baptist Collegiate Ministry 
(Tracie Raines, Advisor)

The purpose is to reflect the life of Christ in members' lives and to those lives around them, to strengthen and unify the members, to provide a ministry to individuals within the campus community, and to nurture them in the Christian life and faith.

Biological Sciences Club
(Dr. Lee Edwards, Kathy Maples, Advisors)

The purpose of this club is to provide students with opportunities to learn about biology, the environment, and the conservation of resources.

Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ) 
(Dr. Hala Nestberg, Advisor)

The purpose is to dispel misconceptions that people have about Jesus Christ and to give people an opportunity to hear the claims of Christ.  Its purpose, also, is to help students at Greenville Technical College grow into their relationship with God.  Campus Crusade for Christ is an interdenominational Christian organization on college campuses across the nation and around the world.

Greenville Technical College Veterans
(Frank Wilburn, Advisor)

This organization seeks to support veterans attending Greenville Technical College with pursuing their higher education goals.

GTC Fishing Team
(Russell Sanford, Advisor)

To educate anglers and develop angling skills with an emphasis on bass fishing, along with promoting student camaraderie and sportsmanship through athletic competition and fellowship.  

GTC Muslim Student Association
(Mariam Abrar, Advisor)

This club offers opportunities to meet, socialize, fundraise and debate, working with other college Muslim Student Associations.

GTC Outsiders
(Brian Easler, Advisor)

This group's purpose is to provide outdoor opportunities including hiking, camping, road cycling, mountain biking, and kayaking/ canoeing in the Carolinas and Southeast.

GTC Paralegal Association   
(John Bell, Advisor)

Students enrolled in the Paralegal Associate Program are encouraged to join the GTC Paralegal Association in order to further their understanding of the paralegal career field.  Participant can also become involved in educational and community service activities. 

GTC Skills USA Student Chapter
(Mark Degraffinreid, Jason Hughey, Cliff Styles, Advisors)

The purpose of the GTC Skills Chapter is to partner with Skills USA, a national organization, to ensure America has a skilled workforce through student participation.

GTC Student Nurses Organization
(Sallie Beth Todd, Advisor)

Greenville Technical College's Student Nursing Organization (SNA) is a pre-professional organization for nursing and pre-nursing students. Members are eligible numerous discounts, including health insurance and are given a chance to be involved with community outreach and networking. For more information, email

GTC Urban Farmers
(Liz Wilfong, Advisor)

Our mission is to collectively serve the Greenville Technical College community through greater fresh food access, campus and community outreach, organic farming education, and overall environmental stewardship.

GTC Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)
(Desiree Dumas, Advisor)

The goal of WISE, is to increase the number of women students pursuing and graduation in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines, and to promote the recruitment, retention and advancement of women who have chosen academic careers. WISE supports women undergraduate and graduate students in STEM by sponsoring activities that foster a positive educational and professional environment, and enable excellence in scholarship, teaching and service.

International Student Organization 
(Bonnie Smith, Advisor)

The purpose of the International Student Organization is to provide a forum for foreign-born students to support the internationalization of Greenville Technical College and, in turn, to receive support from the college, the faculty and each other in their efforts to understand and to function in the United States.

Kappa Omega Sigma - Cosmetology Club 
(Mary Rock, Advisor)

The purpose of this organization is to increase exposure, create more educational opportunities and enhance marketing techniques to build awareness of our student-run salon.

Lambda Alpha Epsilon Beta Chapter   
(Cassie Walls, Advisor) 

The purpose of this organization is to promote the Criminal Justice profession through education and community involvement.

LAMBDA Gay-Straight Alliance   
(Matthew Cazessus, Advisor)

The purpose of this organization shall be to strive to educate others and ourselves on LGBT and Straight issues and to work toward enlightening those who are unaware and inspiring those who remain silent in uniting the LGBT and Straight communities on campus in order to create an accepting environment, to be a safe place where everyone can feel comfortable and supported, and to foster an active and diverse culture at Greenville Technical College.

 LSA -- Latin Student Association 
(Lissette Treanor, Advisor)

The purpose of the Latino Student Association is to share and promote awareness of Latin American culture through cultural projects and activities as well as to provide leadership and volunteer opportunities for all its members.

Not a Statistic (NAS) 
(Margaret Taylor, Advisor)

The purpose is to foster the intellectual, cultural, and social development of women of color at Greenville Technical College through the research, advocacy, campus connections, civic engagement and issue specific programming.

Kappa Beta Delta
(Sonya Sample, Advisor)

Recognition, scholarships, and networking opportunities for students with outstanding academic achievements in the ACBSP accredited programs. 

Phi Theta Kappa 
(Anita Tam, Advisor)

Phi Theta Kappa recognizes and encourages scholarship, leadership and service among the students in two-year colleges in America. To accomplish this purpose, the group provides opportunities for the development of leadership and service, an intellectual climate for the exchange of ideas and ideals, stimulation of interest in continued academic excellence, and fellowship.  Students who are in associate degree programs, who have at least two remaining semesters and who have accumulated 12 credit hours and a 3.4 cumulative grade point average are eligible to apply.  Graduating members receive special recognition at the graduation ceremony.

(Mary Locke, Tong Wagner, Advisors)

Rotaract is a Rotary sponsored service organization. It provides an opportunity for young men and women to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development while addressing the physical and social needs of their communities and promoting better relations among all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service.

Student Government Association (SGA) 
(Richard Dawkins, Travis P. Gleaton, Advisors)  

Every registered Greenville Technical College student may consider himself or herself to be a member of the Student Government Association.  This organization provides students a voice in student affairs and college procedures as well as an opportunity to engage in the democratic process on campus.  The types of activities generally sponsored by the SGA include student elections, leadership workshops, campus and community service projects, various kinds of entertainment, and approving new organizations. The student council consists of a maximum of four students from each academic division.  Two students from each division are elected in the fall.  All representatives serve a term of one year. Students interested in actively participating in the Student Government Association should contact the office of the SGA or the director of Student Activities.

Student Occupational Therapy Association 
(Beth Todd, Advisor)

The purpose of this organization is to educate the public about the nature of the profession of occupational therapy, to instill in the students an appreciation of their role in health care and to encourage the development of professional skills and behavior among those students preparing for a future in the field of occupational therapy.

The Inspired Mind-Meditation Club
(Karen Kotiw, Advisor)

The Inspired Mind is here to help students cultivate awareness, inner strength, and peace through mindful and inspirational group meditations.