Student Organizations

Many student organizations are available at West Georgia Technical College, and other organizations are currently being researched in order to offer a broader range of activities in the near future. Joining one of the following organizations can enrich a student’s academic experience and facilitate meeting other students. For more information, students may contact the Student Life Coordinator at 770-537-5722 or studentlife@westgatech.edu.

Policies and procedures relating to RSOs.

 

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I. Governance

(An organization which exercises authority governing and serves as student ambassadors for the college)

  • Student Government Association (GSGA): Students on GSGA are elected by their peers. They are the voice of West Georgia Tech students and vote on behalf of all students for issues brought to the Student Government Association. Student Government is comprised of an executive board (president, vice president, etc.), campus representatives and division liaisons. All students are encouraged to participate through contact with their campus representatives as well as attendance at meetings. For more information about the Student Government Association, check out our GSGA page, or email GSGA@westgatech.edu.

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II. Academic & Professional

(An organization whose stated objective is to provide an opportunity for individuals to discuss and share information related to a specific academic discipline, topic, or interest)
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  • Phi Beta Lambda (PBL): Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is one of the largest student membership organizations within the Technical College System of Georgia (TSCG), has more than 600 statewide members who are interested in business careers. PBL is the college-level partner of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), which serves middle and high school students. PBL’s goal is to help our members develop leadership skills to use at the local and state level, building our communities in the process. For more information on Phi Beta Lambda, check out our PBL page or email PBL@westgatech.edu.
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  • Radiological Association for the Development of Students (RADS): The Radiological Association for the Development of Students is an organization for students in the Radiologic Technology program at West Georgia Technical College. This organization provides an opportunity for members to improve their leadership skills, attend educational seminars and explore the many career opportunities available in field of radiography. For more information on RADS, email RADS@westgatech.edu.
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  • SkillsUSA: SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. Participation in SkillsUSA helps each student excel and develop leadership, personal/social and occupational skills. The mission of SkillsUSA is to help its members become world-class workers and responsible American citizens. It provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. Membership in SkillsUSA also helps students build and reinforce self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills For more information on SkillsUSA, check out our SkillsUSA page, or email SKILLSUSA@westgatech.edu.
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  • Student Members of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (SADHA): Membership in this student organization is available only for students enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program at West Georgia Technical College. Much like the Student Nursing Association, this program aids students in attending annual conferences for the Dental Hygienists Association, discounts, books and recreational activities. For more information on the Student Members of the American Dental Hygienists Association, email SADHA@westgatech.edu.
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  • Association of Nursing Students: The Association of Nursing Students at West Georgia Technical College is part of the Georgia Student Association of Nurses. This program is for students majoring in Registered Nursing and is the way to maximize a student’s experience in the nursing program. This program provides networking opportunities, NCLEX review courses, aid with books, discounts and educational conferences in- and out-of-state. For more information about the Student Nursing Association, email: SNA@westgatech.edu.
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  • Health Information Technology Student Association (HITSA): HITSA membership is available to any student enrolled in the Health Information Technology program. Members organize events and seminars to stay current in the HIMT field. For more information, email HITSA@westgatech.eduhitsa logo
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  • Psychology Club Psychology Club engages, informs, and encourages students of all ages and backgrounds to explore processes of human behavior and mental systems through interactive participation. For more information, email karen.kelley@westgatech.edu
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III. Honorary

(An organization whose membership is based on academic achievement and is typically associated with a national honor society; however, this category of recognition does not necessarily indicate impact on the college’s graduation honor process)
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  • National Technical Honor Society (NTHS): National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) membership is recognized by business, industry and education as the hallmark of student achievement and leadership. Founded in 1984, NTHS is a non-profit, educational organization carrying out its mission with the help of thousands of dedicated advisors at affiliated member institutions. NTHS provides excellent resources to promote higher scholastic achievement and to bring greater recognition to top students.  For more information on National Technical Honor Society, check out NTHS page or email NTHS@westgatech.edu.
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  • Kappa Beta Delta (KBD): KBD’s purpose is to encourage and recognize scholarship and accomplishment among students of business, management, and administration. To encourage and promote aspirations toward personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind. Membership requires that students be candidates for associate degrees who rank in the upper 20% of those students pursuing business degrees in Accounting, Business Management, Business Technology, and Marketing.
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  • Phi Theta Kappa (PTK): Phi Theta Kappa is a highly recognized international honor society for students who achieve superior academic success at a two-year college or institution. Chapter members serve as leaders for other students and for people in the community. Membership into the Beta Theta Phi Chapter offers intellectual enrichment and personal development as well as academic scholarships. For more information on Phi Theta Kappa, email PTK@westgatech.edu.
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IV. Fine Arts

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  • VOICES Magazine: VOICES is published annually by West Georgia Technical College. The magazine seeks to showcase the best examples of the creative spirit that is alive and well at WGTC. Submissions are solicited during the fall semesters, compiled and edited during the late fall and released in the middle of the spring semester each year. Submissions are welcome from all current students, as well as staff and faculty members. Student editors are encouraged to volunteer to assist with selections, compilation and binding of the magazine during the fall and spring semesters. For more information about VOICES, visit the website, www.westgatech.edu/voices, or email voices@westgatech.edu.
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Interested in creating a new student organization at WGTC?

Don’t see anything that interests you? Would you like to create a new student organization at WGTC? Here is the New Student Organization or Club Process.

 

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For further information, contact studentlife@westgatech.edu.