Student Activities and Organizations

Guidelines for Student Organizations

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.

College Democrats of Greenville Technical College

(Matt Cazessus, Advisor)

The purpose is to promote student engagement in civic participation through promoting progressive action, voter registration and raising awareness of social and political issues.

Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ)

(Leigh Wheeler, 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.

Global Students Club

(Karen Kotiw, Advisor)

A social and cultural club for GTC students from Greenville and around the world.

Greenville Tech Art Club

(Mark Roper, Advisor)

The Greenville Tech Art Club provides an open and judgment-free space for those that enjoy any kind of gaming, art and graphic design.

Greenville Technical College Veterans

(Angelo Kendrick, 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.

Greenville Tech Gospel Choir

(Jaquetta Ross, Advisor)

The Greenville Tech Gospel Choir inspires and serves Greenville Tech and the greater Upstate community through worship music as expressed in the Christian tradition.

GTC Muslim Student Association

(Mariam Aurar, Advisor)

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

GTC Outsiders

(Chris Mundie, 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. Participants can also become involved in educational and community service activities.

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 for 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.

Hospitality Student Association

(Austin Craft and Scott Roark, Advisors)

The purpose of this organization is to inform all enrolled members, and those interested in the curriculum, of professional careers, internships and the opportunity to obtain additional knowledge of the Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Industries. Group will provide networking and social opportunities for career advancement.

Kappa Beta Delta

(Sonya Sample, Advisor)

This group provides recognition, scholarships and networking opportunities for students with outstanding academic achievements in the ACBSP accredited programs.

Kappa Omega Sigma - Cosmetology Club

(Michele Henley-Elmore, 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.

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.

M.A.L.E.S. (Mentoring, Achievement, Leadership, Empowerment, & Service)

(Richard Dawkins, Advisor)

The overarching goal of the M.A.L.E.S. club is to help students become stronger leaders and allies to the communities by practicing inclusion in their organizations and campuses. M.A.L.E.S. empowers them to create a more accepting, equitable environment and preparing them to work effectively in a diverse workplace. Participants will explore the history and roots of the community, examine where they are currently and look to their future. 

Martial Arts Club (MAC)

(Steven Green, Advisor)

The Martial Arts Club provides an opportunity for students to enjoy, practice and perform various styles of Martial Arts. All levels are welcome to participate.

Not a Statistic (NAS)

(Geneene Thompson, 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.

Phi Theta Kappa

(Catherine Blass, 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.

Philosophy Club

(Nathan Sasser, Advisor)

The Philosophy Club fosters intellectual life on campus by creating a forum for open, friendly and rational discussion of fundamental questions and ideas. At a typical meeting, someone briefly presents a philosophical idea or argument and then the floor is opened to discussion. Everyone is welcome! 

Professional Construction Estimators Associations of America, Inc. - PCEA Student Chapter No. 23

(Catalina Miller, 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.

Royal Elite Dance Club

(Jaquetta Ross, Advisor)

The Royal Elite Dance Club provides an opportunity for students to engage in dance of all forms including various styles of dance, step and cheer. The club motivates and encourages the Greenville Tech community to attend and enjoy campus events. All levels are welcome!

Sexuality and Gender Acceptance (SAGA)

(Matthew Cazessus, Advisor)

The purpose of this organization shall be to strive to educate others and ourselves on LGBTQ and Straight issues and to work toward enlightening those who are unaware and inspiring those who remain silent in uniting the LGBTQ 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.

Student Government Association (SGA)

(Richard Dawkins & Jaquetta Ross, 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 school. Two students from each school 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

(Betty Jo Russell, 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.