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Organizations & Boards

Campus Activity Board

The Campus Activity Board (CAB) provides opportunities for students on all Roane State campuses to gain leadership skills while providing social activities for their campus. Each campus 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.

Student Government

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.

Registered Clubs

Anime and Japan Club (AAJ)

The AAJ club is designed to educate and share a similar interest of Japanese culture and Japanese art, and to also introduce new members to the Japanese language and Japanese culture and art. 

For more information please contact the club Sponsor: Adam Williams

RSCC Bass Anglers

The RSCC Bass Anglers will exist to provide the opportunity for students to participate in the sport of Bass Fishing at an amateur level.

Sponsor: Jennifer Fugate, For more information please contact the club Coaches: Jason Ridenour and Mike O'Domirok

BCM (Baptist Collegiate Ministry)

BCM Website

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.

For more information please contact the club Sponsor: Nancy Hamilton

RSCC Student Chemical Society

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.

For more information please contact the club Sponsors: Sylvia Pastor 


For more information please email

Cumberland Campus - Forces of Nature Eco Club

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.

For more information, contact club sponsor Ann Morphew at



The primary purpose of the RSCC HOSA is to serve the needs of its members and strengthen the Health Science Education (HSE)-HOSA Partnership. 

For more information, contact club sponsor David Blevins at

The Kindness Club

The Kindness Club is designed to help students to help others and be kind in any way they can on the campus. This help is extended to students and other organizations on our campus, including faculty and administration.

For more information please contact the club Sponsor: Claudia Cummings 

Music Orientation Experience (MOE)

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.

For more information please contact the club Sponsor: Brenda Luggie

LGBT Club- Rainbow Raiders

The purpose of this organization is to facilitate networking between LGBT and allied members of Roane State and to educate the Roane State community regarding issues relevant to LGBT students and families. This club will sponsor workshops, disseminate research and materials on LGBT issues, hold networking and social events and participate in service projects geared towards the LGBT community. 

For more information please contact the club Sponsors: Jeff Snell

Kathryn Wibking 

The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)

Sponsor: Jennifer Fugate,


Pre-Nursing / Allied Health Science Club - Cumberland Campus

Provide opportunities for pre-allied health science students to interact with healthcare professionals for volunteer and job shadowing opportunities. 

For more information, contact club sponsor Mary Ann Sexton at


RSCC Pep Band

Providing music for basketball games that will uplift the fans and the teams and increase their spirits. The RSCC Pep Band fosters organization, discipline, cooperation and responsibility in its members.

For more information, contact club sponsor Geol Greenlee at



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

For more information, contact club sponsor Claudia Cummings at


The Physical Therapy Assistant Student Association

The Physical Therapy Student Association has been formed to promote the profession of physical therapy at Roane State and in the community. PTA students promote the profession by attending state and national conferences and continuing education courses. Membership is limited to students who have been accepted into the RSCC Physical Therapist Assistant program. 

For more information, contact club sponsor Emily DeLozier at


Riverline Raiders Kayaking Club

The purpose of the Riverline Raiders is to introduce students to and support interest in the sport of kayaking, especially as it relates to the rivers and waterways in our region. 

For more information, contact club sponsors: Mary Ann Sexton,, or Dana West,

Student Occupational Therapy Association- SOTA 

The purpose of SOTA is to promote the field of occupational therapy in the community and at Roane State, promote professional attitudes and behaviors in the OTA students, promote participation in state and national OT organizations.  

For more information contact the club sponsors: Kirsten Felder or Cindy Ayo

Roane State Eco Club- Oak Ridge Campus

The Eco Club at RSCC is a club designed to foster relationships between students through activities that benefit the environment. Secondarily it will educate and bring awareness of sustainable practices to the Roane State community.

For more information, contact club sponsors: Ashley Galloway, John Noto, Heather Doncaster


Roane State Surgical Technology Club

The surgical technology club at Roane State community college is a club for surgical technology students to foster relationships between students of the program to enhance skills in teamwork, an essential skill in the career, and provide coaching for students on leadership and confidence, as well as a safe space for the students of the program in any needs that may arise. 

For more information please contact the club Sponsor: Jennifer Jacobs


Rotaract Club

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.

For more information please contact the club Sponsors: Harriman, Oak Ridge -Sylvia Pastor

Cumberland County- Ashley Morgan (Maiden:Lawson) 


Spirit Team

For more information please contact the club Sponsor: Beth Crass

S.T.A.R.S. Art Club

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.

For more information please contact the club Sponsor: Bryan Wilkerson

Student American Dental Hygienist Association

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.

Sponsor: Kellye Wilson

Student Optical Society

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.

For more information please contact the club Sponsor: Mike Goggin

Student Teacher Education Association (STEA)

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. 

For more information please contact the club Sponsors: Stacie Bradshaw and Cody Miller

Contact Information

For information about a specific club, see its contact information above.

For general questions about clubs and organizations, contact:


Jennifer J Fugate • (865) 882-4570 • Click name for email address

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