The Campus Activities Board (CAB) provides opportunities for students on all Roane State campuses to gain leadership skills while providing social activities for their campus. Each of the seven campuses has a CAB headed by a chair and cochair with five additional members from the individual campus student body. The chair and cochair are selected spring semester of each year and the members are selected in the fall.
The Roane State Student Government Association (SGA) is made up of the chairs and cochairs of the individual Campus Activity Boards from each of the nine Roane State campuses. The SGA provides opportunities for students to offer constructive opinions, thereby promoting cooperation among students, faculty and administration, and works for the common good of Roane State by assisting in the promotion of social activities and special campus projects. The SGA meets monthly in the interactive classrooms of the college. For copies of the Student Government constitution contact the Coordinator of Student Activities or the Assistant VP for Student Services and Multicultural Affairs.
The BCM is three things in one-a fellowship of students, a program for students and an organization led by students. The BCM is an organization designed to meet the needs of college students. Programs are planned and carried out by the staff and students through worship. Bible study, church involvement, social ministries and mission projects. The BCM is a place to belong.
Issac Mullins: President
Cory Watson: Vice President
Corey Newman: Secretary
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. George Meghabghab
The focus of the RSCC Student Chemical Society is to promote chemistry and science within the college and community. Regardless of major, all RSCC students interested in or currently participating in Roane State chemistry classes and events are welcome to attend. The RSCC Student Chemical Society aims to provide activities to include off-campus tours of facilities such as ORNL, create opportunities to bring speakers to campus, provide social events, and encourage the fellowship and collaboration of its participants.
Sponsor Saundra Stiles
The "Forces of Nature" Eco Club is a gathering of like-minded individuals that attend RSCC who want to make a difference in our community through helping to save the local environment and the Earth as a whole. We are dedicated to making our Cumberland campus more Earth and environmentally friendly, raising awareness of our ecological footprints, obtaining resources necessary to expanding & sustaining a vital recycling program, and making the world around us a healthier and more beautiful place.
The focus of the club is to promote a broad musical, cultural, social, and service experience within the college and community including involvement and promotion of RSCC Music Department events.
The OTA Club has been formed to 1) promote the field of OT in the community and at RSCC; 2) promote participation in state and national OT organizations; 3) allow participation in campus fund raising activities; and 4) provide community service.
Sponsors Jason Fishel and Ted Stryk
An international honor society for two-year colleges. Invitation to membership is extended by the local chapter. To be eligible, students must complete at least twelve hours of college credit leading to an associate’s degree (part-time students are eligible); maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.5, and enjoy full rights of citizenship in your country. International, regional, and chapter programs provide opportunities in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and fellowship. Benefits of membership include eligibility for transfer scholarships, automatic nomination for the national Dean’s List publication of outstanding students, automatic enrollment in the PTK Transfer Database, which is made available to four-year and senior level institutions that actively recruit transfer students; and the privilege of wearing the honors stole and tassel at graduation. For more information, contact Phi Theta Kappa chapter advisor Claudia Cummings 865-354-3000 ext. 5200
The Physical Therapy Student Association has been formed to promote the field of physical therapy at Roane State and in the community.
The Roane State Playmakers is a non-profit organization with its energies focused on theatrical productions. All students and community members are encouraged to be involved with the Playmakers. Recent play productions include: The Foreigner by Larry Shue, The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams, and the musical extravaganza, The Little Shop of Horrors.
The Respiratory Therapy Student Association promotes the Respiratory Therapy Program at RSCC and in the community. The club is affiliated with the Tennessee Society for Respiratory Care.
The RSSNA is a constituent association of the Tennessee Association of Student Nurses’ (TASN) and the national Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA). Membership in RSSNA is open to students in the nursing program and prenursing students. The purposes of RSSNA are 1) to assume responsibility for contributing to nursing education through leadership development and political activism in an attempt to provide for the highest quality of health care; 2) to provide program representative of fundamental and current professional interest and concerns; 3) to aid in the holistic development of the individual in his/her professional role, including his/her responsibility for the health care of people in all walks of life.
Rotaract is a college-based service club for young men and women who are dedicated to community and international service. Rotary International is a global community of committed professionals working together to serve others and advance peace. More than 1.2 million members in over 34,000 Rotary clubs worldwide volunteer in communities at home and abroad. The Oak Ridge and Clinton Rotary clubs sponsor the RSCC Rotaract club. We are a “partner in service.” The club offers volunteer opportunities and a chance for students to make a difference. We aim to enhance student knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities, and to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service.
The RSCC Bass Anglers will exist to provide the opportunity for students to participate in the sport of Bass Fishing at an amateur level.
The Service Learning Club is dedicated to the idea that much learning takes place when we connect classroom instruction to real-life situations. Club members participate in volunteer projects that assist non-profit agencies in our communities. Help. Explore. Have fun.
Contact Kenneth Carey
Purposes for the S.T.A.R.S. Art Club are: 1) to provide a social bond for students and staff with the common interest of art; 2) to provide a vehicle for learning experiences in art outside the classroom through programs and field trips; 3) to provide students with ready opportunities to exhibit their work and learn about the technicalities of the exhibiting process; 4) to raise scholarship funds for art students and hold competitions designed to distribute those funds; 5) to provide art-related services to the community on a limited basis; and 6) to raise the art-consciousness of college and community by bringing quality work to the campus.
The STEA (Student Teacher Education Association) is designed to provide students with an understanding of the education profession and provide them a student voice in matters regarding their future profession. The students in this club look forward to guest speakers who are currently impacting the field of education, networking with their peers, and completing service learning projects. Each project is designed to benefit K-12 schools within the RSCC service area, with the hope of impacting the lives of K-12 students in a positive way.
Current Service Learning Project for Winter 2019: Coats for Kids.
An organization assigned to promote the professional development of enrolled dental hygiene technology students preparing for a career in dental hygiene. Licensed hygienists who are students working toward a baccalaureate or graduate degree complementary to a career in dental hygiene are also eligible for student membership.
The Roane State Student Optical Society is designed to promote and encourage cooperation and unity among opticianry students, to improve their academic standing, and encourage student involvement in the community through optical related volunteer work and service projects.
Jennifer J Fugate • (865) 354-3000 ext. 4849 • Click name for email address
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