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
Associated General Contractors of America - AGC
(Ed Abraham, 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.
(Tracie Raines, Advisor)
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.
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 Tech 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.
Organization-- Student Club
The purpose of this organization is to promote and
practice the open, rational, and scientific examination of the universe and our
place in it, and that ethics and morality can be meaningfully based on
rational and humanistic ideals and values. Promote skeptical inquiry; provide
community for atheists, agnostics, humanists, skeptics, naturalists and other
Greenville Tech Education Club
(Philip Larson, Advisor)
The purpose of this
organization is to provide an opportunity for education majors and other
students to explore careers in education, learn about relevant issues, and
enhance relationships with and knowledge of senior institutions with education
Greenville Tech LAMBDA Gay-Straight Alliance
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
Greenville Tech Veterans
This organization seeks to support veterans attending
Greenville Technical College with pursuing their higher education goals.
GTC E Club - Entrepreneurial Club
(Tim Smith, Advisor)
The GTC Student Entrepreneurial Organization encourages personal growth and
support for persons who want to manage their own business.
(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 Student Nurses Organization
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 email@example.com.
Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter
(Shawna Dory, Advisor)
This group seeks to educate, advocate, volunteer, and fundraise in support of
Habitat for Humanity Greenville which will provide simple, decent, affordable
Helping U Succeed: Human Services Student
(Bonnie Smith, Advisor)
The objective is to
provide a forum for communication among Human Services students, to provide
opportunities for Human Services students to participate in community service
activities, and to sponsor workshops/seminars addressing issues relating to
human service professions.
International Association of
Administrative Professionals (IAAP)
(Sonya Sample, Advisor)
The mission of this organization is to enhance the success of career-minded administrative professionals by providing opportunities for growth through education, community building, and leadership development. IAAP takes an active interest in civic, cultural, and the social welfare of the community by providing support to charitable organizations thus enhancing the wellbeing of the community.
(Chirinjev Peterson, Karen White, and Dr.
Reginald Bruster, Advisors)
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.
Sigma - Cosmetology Club
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.
Latin Student Association
The purpose is to promote awareness of Hispanic people
and their culture, to integrate the Hispanic and American community through
different activities, and to provide tutoring for both Spanish and
non-Spanish-speaking students at Greenville Tech.
Nu Alpha Sigma
The purpose of Nu Alpha Sigma is to provide a student
network for women of African descent that encourages educational success,
participation in community services and civic engagement, promote effective
communication and accountability, and to provide opportunities in
Phi Theta Kappa
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.
(Lynn Spicher and Brad
The Greenville Tech Recycling Coalition
is a diverse collection of faculty, staff and students. The goal of this
coalition is to establish continuing resource reduction programs at all
campuses of Greenville Technical College to reduce our ecological imprint on
(Mary Locke, Mary
Ryan-Morris, 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.
SC ASCLS -- Medical
Laboratory Student Association
The purpose of this organization is to promote
community service, foster lifelong learning, build teamwork and support
professional endeavors sponsored by various Clinical Laboratory
South Carolina Upstate Paralegal Association
(John Bell, Advisor)
enrolled in the Paralegal program are encouraged to join the South Carolina
Upstate Paralegal Association (SCUPA) as student members. SCUPA holds monthly
luncheon meetings with speakers who address a wide variety of issues affecting
the paralegal career field. SCUPA also is involved in educational and
community service activities. SCUPA periodically provides a scholarship to a
deserving and outstanding paralegal student. SCUPA is a member of the South
Carolina Alliance of Legal Assistants Association (SCALAA). SCUPA also is
affiliated with the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA). NALA
offers its Certified Legal Assistant (CLA) exam through SCUPA. Greenville
Tech Paralegal program graduates are qualified and encouraged to take this
Student Government Association (SGA)
(Eric Williams, Advisor)
Greenville Tech 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.
(Bill Burns, Advisor)
The purpose of this
organization is to promote classical and modern poetry reading, the discussion
of poets and poetry, and the creation of new works of poetry by club members.
The club is open to all Greenville Technical College students and available
to college faculty and staff.
Theory of Motion
(Dan Robbins, Advisor)
The purpose of this organization is to encourage confidence, boost
leadership skills and encourage self expression.