Learning is about more than hitting the books and attending classes. Of course, that aspect of college is essential, but being involved in student organizations and on-campus activities can be just as important. Here you’ll find everything campus life related that will help you maximize the Athens Tech experience.

Student Organizations

Athens Technical College Student Advisory Council (ATSAC) is a group of students enrolled on the ATC Elbert County Campus who are elected to represent the entire student body to the administration and other entities. The purpose of ATSAC is to:

  1. Provide the student body with a formal vehicle for communication with the administration, faculty, and staff of Athens Technical College’s Elbert County Campus.
  2. Provide student representatives with the opportunity to serve in leadership roles.
  3. Encourage the opportunity for student involvement in institutional and community improvement projects.

The functions of ATSAC are:

    1. Facilitation of effective communication between the student body and Athens Technical College administration, faculty, and staff
    2. Participation in approved institutional improvement projects
    3. Assistance with selected ceremonies and activities sponsored by Athens Technical College
    4. Representation of the student body in certain public relations activities and recruitment of new students
    5. Representation of Athens Technical College in selected and approved community projects
    6. Approving expenditures of student activities funds
    7. Approving budget requests from student organizations

ATSAC membership is made up of a slate of officers, elected yearly, as well as two appointed or elected representatives from each academic program of the College. Meetings of the body are held monthly and are open to the entire study body. Voting, however, is a function of the official ATSAC membership.

As outlined above, one of the primary functions of ATSAC is the management of student activities funds, generated by the assessment of the student activities fee each term. Student organizations are eligible for these funds, as outlined in the Student Organization Handbook. Other requests for funding can be made by contacting the Office of Student Activities and completing the “Special ATSAC Funding Request” form and following the procedures outlined within that document.

If you would like to join ATSAC or would like more information on our student organization on the Elbert County Campus, please call (706).213.2116 or email bthornton@athenstech.edu.

Athens Technical College Student Advisory Council (ATSAC) is a group of students enrolled on the ATC Greene County Campus who are elected to represent the entire student body to the administration and other entities. The purpose of ATSAC is to:

  1. Provide the student body with a formal vehicle for communication with the administration, faculty, and staff of Athens Technical College’s Greene County Campus.
  2. Provide student representatives with the opportunity to serve in leadership roles.
  3. Encourage the opportunity for student involvement in institutional and community improvement projects.

The functions of ATSAC are:

    1. Facilitation of effective communication between the student body and Athens Technical College administration, faculty, and staff
    2. Participation in approved institutional improvement projects
    3. Assistance with selected ceremonies and activities sponsored by Athens Technical College
    4. Representation of the student body in certain public relations activities and recruitment of new students
    5. Representation of Athens Technical College in selected and approved community projects
    6. Approving expenditures of student activities funds
    7. Approving budget requests from student organizations

ATSAC membership is made up of a slate of officers, elected yearly, as well as two appointed or elected representatives from each academic program of the College. Meetings of the body are held monthly and are open to the entire study body. Voting, however, is a function of the official ATSAC membership.

As outlined above, one of the primary functions of ATSAC is the management of student activities funds, generated by the assessment of the student activities fee each term. Student organizations are eligible for these funds, as outlined in the Student Organization Handbook. Other requests for funding can be made by contacting the Office of Student Activities and completing the “Special ATSAC Funding Request” form and following the procedures outlined within that document.

If you would like to join ATSAC or would like more information on our student organization on the Walton County Campus, please call (706) 552.0924 or email tcoile@athenstech.edu.

Athens Technical College Student Advisory Council (ATSAC) is a group of students enrolled on the ATC Walton County Campus who are elected to represent the entire student body to the administration and other entities. The purpose of ATSAC is to:

  1. Provide the student body with a formal vehicle for communication with the administration, faculty, and staff of Athens Technical College’s Walton County Campus.
  2. Provide student representatives with the opportunity to serve in leadership roles.
  3. Encourage the opportunity for student involvement in institutional and community improvement projects.

The functions of ATSAC are:

    1. Facilitation of effective communication between the student body and Athens Technical College administration, faculty, and staff
    2. Participation in approved institutional improvement projects
    3. Assistance with selected ceremonies and activities sponsored by Athens Technical College
    4. Representation of the student body in certain public relations activities and recruitment of new students
    5. Representation of Athens Technical College in selected and approved community projects
    6. Approving expenditures of student activities funds
    7. Approving budget requests from student organizations

ATSAC membership is made up of a slate of officers, elected yearly, as well as two appointed or elected representatives from each academic program of the College. Meetings of the body are held monthly and are open to the entire study body. Voting, however, is a function of the official ATSAC membership.

As outlined above, one of the primary functions of ATSAC is the management of student activities funds, generated by the assessment of the student activities fee each term. Student organizations are eligible for these funds, as outlined in the Student Organization Handbook. Other requests for funding can be made by contacting the Office of Student Activities and completing the “Special ATSAC Funding Request” form and following the procedures outlined within that document.

If you would like to join ATSAC or would like more information on our student organization on the Walton County Campus, please call (706) 552-0909 or email ewoolridge@athenstech.edu.

International Business Honor Society exists to recognize and reward academic excellence among business honor students and to recognize the contribution to learning by professors, administrators, and business professionals. The society was the first business honor society for accredited junior, community and technical two year colleges. It was founded in 1970 and currently has over 65,000 members from over 140 member colleges.

Eligibility Requirements are:

  1. Be enrolled in a Business-related Program of Study
  2. 3.0 overall GPA
  3. 3.0 GPA in your Program Courses
  4. Must have completed 15 credit hours

Click Here to Join the Chapter

Alpha Beta Gamma Affiliations

  • Member: Association of College Honor Societies.
  • An educational affiliate of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).
  • The Association of Canadian Community Colleges’ Association Des Colleges Communautaires Du Canada (ACCC).

Typical On-Campus Activities

  • Campus beautification
  • Informational fairs

Typical Community Activities

  • Relay for Life
  • Be The Match bone marrow registry
  • Pet shelter volunteers
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Science Fair
  • Book drive for needy children
  • Fun Run

Contact Information

Advisor – Carrie Fowler
cfowler@athenstech.edu

Outside Links

Chapter Website: www.chizeta.org
National Website: www.abg.org

ATCANS provides students pursuing a nursing degree with a platform to network, receive additional educational resources, and gain nursing experience within the community. As the Athens Technical College Chapter to the National Student Nurse’s Association, members will have opportunities to attend conferences, have discounts on educational and general resources to decrease the financial burden of students, and build their resumes prior to graduating.

Advisor: Dr. Andraa Perrin aperrin@athenstech.edu

Our goal is to bring together students in the Social Work Assistant Program and to enhance their professional growth. This provides service opportunities on campus and in the community for students who desire to improve social conditions. It increases visibility of the social work profession and the SWA Program at Athens Technical College (ATC). The association also serves as a networking and social outlet and to provide opportunities for interaction among SWA students.

Membership:

In order to become a member of the ASWA the following criteria must be met:

  1. Current enrollment in the Social Work Assistant program.
  2. Attend at least two ASWA meetings per semester.
  3. Participate in at least two ASWA projects or activities each semester.
  4. Program majors (other than Social Work Assistant) are invited to all meetings, programs, and activities, but may not vote or serve in an Officer position
  5. Alumni members are invited to all meetings, programs, and activities, but may not vote or hold office. The only exception is a serving Alumni Representative
  6. The ASWA does NOT discriminate based on to race, age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or class.
  7. Active members must meet all eligibility criteria in order to vote or hold office.

ASWA Activities

  • ASWA Advisement Day Hospitality Room
  • Welcome Week Hospitality Table
  • Booth and Fundraiser at the ATC Spring Fling and Fall Festival
  • Brown Bag Lunch Professional Series
  • Celebration of Social Work Month and honoring our profession (March)
  • Annual SWA/ASWA Program Alumni Celebration and Networking Event
  • Community Service Projects including
    • Care Packages for U.S. Airmen who are deployed
    • Holiday Adopt-a-Family
    • Toys4Tots
    • Food Bank of Northeast Georgia
    • Martin Luther King Day of Service
  • Monthly general membership meetings
  • Participation in ATSAC Meetings
  • Participation in the ATSAC Leadership Conference
  • ASWA Officer/Leadership Orientation and Training
  • Annual Holiday Social and Member Recognition Banquet
  • And more ………………

Advisors

Betty Watts, LCSW, Program Chair, Social Work Assistant Program bwatts@athenstech.edu

The Backpack Bridge Club is a student organization whose purpose is to provide transitioning students with the encouragement, motivation, and support they need to feel confident as they begin working toward their college goals. It allows participants who have transitioned from the Adult education GED program to postsecondary education at Athens Technical College to serve as ambassadors and spokespersons for the Adult education program, along with serving as mentors to incoming GED graduate students. The Club provides participants with leadership and volunteer opportunities on campus, in the community, and throughout our eleven-county service area. This is done while serving as a liaison between adult education faculty, students, and the Vice President of Adult Education.

To be considered for selection, students must be GED graduates and in good disciplinary standing in their programs of study and Athens Technical College. If selected for membership, attendance is required at regularly scheduled meetings and with events for which your service is needed.

For additional information and to apply, please contact Marchelle Massey Sandoval, Transition and Career Services Coordinator (Club Advisor) at (706) 357-0003 or msandoval@athenstech.edu.

Forms

The purpose of the Biotechnology Club is to further the knowledge of its members and to participate in biotechnology-related extracurricular activities. Through this club, the members will gain a better understanding of what it is like to be “in the industry” and get a first-hand view of the leading biotechnology industries that are based in Georgia.

Besides educating its members about the biotechnology field, the Biotechnology Club also aims to educate other students about science. We aspire to educate middle school and high school students about the science fields and to encourage an interest in the biotechnology field.

Biotechnology club also aims to educate the school population about the biotechnology field and the various advances in the biotechnology field. With membership, members will also be able to make connections and network with various other societies, including the American Chemical Society and GeorgiaBIO. Creating such a connection can further the members’ knowledge of some of the leading techniques that are used in the biotechnology field.

Typical Activities

  • Visit the Georgia Aquarium
  • Fundraiser events such as t-shirt sales
  • Various field trips

Contact Information

Advisor: Jeff Rapp
jrapp@athenstech.edu

FBLA Collegiate is the collegiate division of FBLA and is dedicated to inspiring and developing the next generation of leaders by preparing members for careers in business and business-related fields.

There are core themes that run throughout the FBLA Collegiate Roadmap. These themes are:

  • Honing 21st century skills
  • Developing individual vision and personal brand
  • Building relationships with mentors in the business community
  • Being a mentor to someone else
  • Networking and completing internship experiences
  • Understanding that business principles are a part of every sector

Activities:

District, State and National competitions throughout the year.

Fall Leadership Conference.

Fundraisers and community involvement/volunteerism events.

Participation in school-sponsored events.

Advisors:

Keith McNeely wmcneely@athenstech.edu

Oliva Brown obrown@athenstech.edu

The objective of this is to prepare students for the Cosmetology industry by allowing members to gain skills in networking, building a clientele, attend advanced education seminars and host fundraising events. Be enrolled in the Cosmetology department and pay club dues of $25.

Activities include: 

  • Workshops
  • Hair shows
  • Fundraisers 
  • Salon lab floor

Teresa Bowles (receptionist desk in COS lab) Advisor
706-355-5136
tbowles@athenstech.edu

Lambda Nu is the national honor society for the radiologic and imaging sciences and Athens Technical College has established the Georgia Omega Chapter.

The purpose of this chapter is:

  • To foster academic scholarship at the highest academic level
  • To promote research and investigation in the radiologic and imaging sciences
  • To recognize exemplary scholarship

Eligibility for Membership

The members of this honor society must achieve and maintain the following standards:

  1. Have GPA of 3.5 or higher after three semesters of the radiography program
  2. Be enrolled as a full-time student for at least three semesters
  3. Show evidence of professional commitment beyond minimum requirements of the program

Advisor: Krissy King
kking@athenstech.edu

The goal of this club is to facilitate networking opportunities for career development and provide social activities to support each other throughout our academic endeavors. This club also allows us to give back to the community and build awareness of the profession.

Invitation to Club Meetings

Everyone is invited to our meetings! To learn about our club events please visit our Facebook page .

Athens Tech HIMT Club Dues

Club dues are $15 per year. You do NOT have to pay club dues to attend club meetings or to participate in club activities. However, paid members have voting rights and are eligible for funding to attend HIM conferences, career fairs, etc.

Contact Information

Advisor: Jennifer Minish
jminish@athenstech.edu

Through the Interior Design Student Association, our goal is to promote high ethical and design standards for our students. Here they can exchange ideas and surround themselves with like minded individuals with similar design goals. We want this program to promote student engagement in volunteer opportunities that benefit non-profit organizations.

The purposes of the Organization are as follows:

  1. To promote high ethical and design standards.
  2. To benefit the membership of the Organization by providing an exchange of ideas, a common meeting ground for understanding, cooperation, education, and an opportunity to keep abreast of development in interior design.
  3. To further emphasize a sense of community within members.
  4. To promote interaction with professional interior designers, interior design organizations and other building arts professionals.
  5. To undertake such programs and activities as may be proper to promote and enhance educational development.
  6. To undertake such programs and activities to promote student engagement in volunteer opportunities to benefit non-profit organizations.
  7. To link this organization to the International Interior Design Association.

Membership Requirements

  • The completion of the following courses: INDS 1100 and INDS 1115.
  • Be enrolled in or completed INDS 2210
  • Have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

A fee of $10 will be collected for an annual membership to fund events & meetings.

Contact
Phillip Myer – Advisor
pmyer@athenstech.edu

The purpose of the International Club is to plan and organize cultural, educational, and social activities which build friendships and unity between the international and American students at ATC; to promote understanding between cultures; and to provide a link between international students and the Athens Technical College community.

Specifically, the International Club shall:

  1. a) Increase awareness of and encouragement in international development through academic and technical education;
  2. b) Promote opportunities for sharing international/intercultural expertise;
  3. d) Encourage faculty, staff, and student participation in international education activities;
  4. e) Develop an international perspective in the ATC community.

Membership Eligibility

Membership in the International Club shall be open to all currently enrolled students who have an interest and is willing to contribute to the purpose of the International Club. Dues are not required for membership.

Membership Application

Typical Activities

It is up to the club members to decide what activities they would like to participate in each year, but the students may want to go to local cultural events, befriend international students who will be coming to Athens Technical College with student visas, celebrate International Education Week, participate in the annual International Festival, have special guest speakers attend their monthly meetings, hold fundraisers to fund the organization mission, volunteer for community service projects, etc.

Contact Information

Advisor: Dr. Oksana Anderson
oanderson@athenstech.edu

Mission & Purpose Statement

The ATC Music Club’s mission and purpose on campus are to foster and develop students’ extracurricular activities through the medium of music. Our students possess a shared interest in the music of all genres, styles, and mediums. Currently, we have students provide their equipment but plan to expand into different technologies and instruments based on what the club members want.

Membership Eligibility

Membership in the ATC Music Club shall be open to all currently enrolled students and community members interested in attending our meeting. Our meeting schedule may change, but now, it’s set for the last Monday of every month between 12:00-2:00 pm. If you wish to be an active club member off campus, we will have a Zoom Meeting set up for interaction with other students.

Typical Activities

  • To develop critical listening and analyzing skills, and enhance the appreciation of music
  • Meet to discuss current music trends in the industry.
  • To develop and maintain progress made in their musical skills throughout the academic year
  • If you have music equipment that you are not using, you can donate it to the ATC Music Club to help students in need of gear.

Contact Information

Ashton Dooley, M.S.: Club Advisor
Phone number: (706) 355-5175 
Email: adooley@athenstech.edu

The purpose of SCNAVTA is philanthropy, career networking, and building of leadership skills. Members will increase their awareness of the Veterinary Technician profession through participation in educational events and community activities. Upon graduation, active members in the student chapter will have the opportunity to become members of the professional organization National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA).

Membership Eligibility

Membership is open to those students accepted into the Veterinary Technology Program.

Activities

Members are invited annually to the UGA-College of Veterinary Medicine’s Spring Open House with an informational booth to promote community understanding of the Veterinary Technician profession. Members attend various regional or national veterinary medical educational conferences. Members participate in fundraising activities, campus-wide events, and animal-health related philanthropic experiences.

Meetings

Our meeting times vary based on semester. Please contact the SCNAVTA Advisor for more information.

Contact Information

Advisor: Melissa Hunt, R.V.T.
Technical Instructor, Veterinary Technology Program
Office: A-114
Email: mhunt@athenstech.edu
Phone: 706-583-2704

Co-Advisor: Dr. Lara Vaughn
lavaughn@athenstech.edu 

The National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) is the acknowledged leader in the recognition of outstanding student achievement in career and technical education. Over 2200 schools and colleges throughout the U.S. and its territories are affiliated with the society. Member schools agree that NTHS encourages higher scholastic achievement, cultivates a desire for personal excellence, and helps top students find success in today’s highly competitive workplace.

The purpose of NTHS is:

  • To recognize and honor excellence in career and technical education.
  • To encourage students to reach for higher levels of achievement, develop self-esteem and pride.
  • To champion a stronger, more positive image for career and technical education in America.
  • To promote critical work-place values – skill development, honesty, responsibility, service, scholarship, citizenship, and leadership.
  • To help member schools and colleges build and maintain effective partnerships with local business and industry.
  • To provide greater career opportunities for the NTHS membership.
  • To promote educational excellence in America.

Eligibility for Membership

In order to be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

  1. Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.5
  2. Have no academic honesty violations on their record
  3. Have no disciplinary infractions on their record
  4. Have completed at least one term in their program of study
  5. Exhibit strong leadership skills and a commitment to technical education

Students are nominated for membership by a faculty or staff member.

National Website
www.nths.org

Program, Event, Membership, Etc.
NTHS Membership Application
NTHS Student Brochure

Purpose of Organization
To provide education, support, assistance, and guidance to students who are in an underrepresented gender in a Non-Traditional program. In order to increase participation from enrollment through graduation.

Membership Requirement
· Be enrolled in at least one class.
· Actively participate in the club and activities we sponsor.
· Anyone can be a member of the Non-Traditional Club,

Note: To hold any office (President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer) you must be in a Non-Traditional Program.

Future Activities Planned (will determine once members decide)

Community Service Projects
· Collect and donate to a non-profit in the community.
· Send a smile to a non-profit in the community.
· Possibly serve in the community at an event.

Campus
· Spread some joy, smile, and encouragement by writing a note, sending a card to someone at Athens Technical College. More details will be determined with members input.
· Set up in various areas on campus to promote the Non-Traditional programs.

Membership Dues
A decision will be made once we have members join and officers elected.

 

Non-Traditional Advisor
Please contact, Mrs. Katrina Hill for more information.
Phone: 706-552-0971
Email: khill@athenstech.edu

The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunities for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.

Eligibility for Membership

To be eligible for membership a student must complete a minimum of fifteen hours of associate degree coursework and earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Students must maintain a high academic standing throughout their enrollment in the two-year college of a 3.25 GPA.

Contact Information

Phi Theta Kappa (National Website)

Sunlight – Student Literary Magazine

The purpose of the PTA SSIG is to promote the profession of physical therapy while enhancing the professional education of physical therapist assistant students enrolled at Athens Technical College.

In this group, we will:

  • Promote and maintain the professional image of the physical therapist assistant and the profession of physical therapy on the Athens Technical College campus, in the local community, and at state and national professional conferences
  • Promote and maintain a positive presence on the Athens Technical College campus and in the community by participating in service activities and wellness activities
  • Promote an understanding of the profession of physical therapy on campus and in the community
  • Promote involvement in the state and national professional organizations- the Physical Therapy Association of Georgia (PTAG) and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

Membership

Active members shall be those students accepted into the physical therapist assistant program at the college. As an active member, students will be expected to participate in scheduled professional and fund raising activities.

Advisor

Dr. Ellen O’Keefe

Contact Information

pta@athenstech.edu

In the Programming Information Network Club, we strive to:

  • Develop a better understanding of the nature and functions of computer Information Systems, Computer Science, and other computer-related fields as they relate to the business world today.
  • Study career opportunities in computer-related fields, learn more about company hiring practices and job prerequisites, and to develop skills that will help in the job-search and interview processes.
  • Establish a means by which all interested students can gain a better understanding of career opportunities available in computer fields.
  • Promote a friendly relationship, to foster interest and support of the college club and to expand the horizon of computer knowledge of our members through interaction with each other, and others in the community, and computer industry.

Membership

Membership is open to students and graduates who are CIS majors, STEM majors, business majors, and other computer related majors.

Advisor

For more information, you can contact the club advisor:
Hellen Hall – hhall@athenstech.edu

The mission of the Radiography Student Association is to create an open environment for students to engage in professional and personal growth. This mission is executed through the following objectives:

  • Create further awareness and understanding of the profession of radiographic technology.
  • Provide professional development opportunities for associate degree students, faculty, and working technologists.
  • Foster social interaction and collaboration among students, faculty, clinical instructors, and community members.

Typical Activities

Typical yearly activities include helping students meet program goals and student learning outcomes of the Radiography program, as well as participating in and organizing activities for the students and the program.

Activities

Members participate in and organize activities such as:

  • Fundraising Events
  • Monthly Meetings
  • Annual Professional Meetings/Seminars

Membership

Membership in RSA at Athens Technical College is open to all students currently enrolled in the radiography program.

Advisor/Contact Information:

Kyle Shipman
kshipman@athenstech.edu

Rotaract Club is a service, leadership and community service organization for young men and women. Rotaract focuses on the development of young adults as leaders in their communities and workplaces. Clubs around the world also take part in international service projects, in a global effort to bring peace and international understanding to the world. It provides opportunity for personal and group activities to serve the community, promotes international understanding and supports goodwill toward all people. We engage in activities that include leadership development, professional development and service projects.

The Athens Technical College Rotaract Club is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Athens .

Member Benefits

  • Meet valuable and like minded friends.
  • Understand work environment and business opportunities within the community.
  • Improve your public speaking skills.
  • Develop professional and leadership skills.
  • Volunteer and give back to your community
    • Plungefest
    • Hand out dictionaries to all 3rd graders in Athens-Clarke County
    • Salvation Army Bell Ringing
    • Toys for Tots
    • Beautification Projects
    • Spring Fling
    • Owl’s Nest

Membership Requirements

  • Must be a current ATC Student or Alumni
  • Committed to developing leadership skills through acts of service
  • Able to attend meetings regularly and participate club sponsored events
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA

Contact Information

rotaract@athenstech.edu

Club Sponsor: Lauren Williams, 706-355-5010, lwilliams@athenstech.edu

SkillsUSA provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communication skills. It emphasizes total quality at work – high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education, and pride in the dignity of work.

SkillsUSA programs include local, state and national competitions in which students demonstrate occupational and leadership skills. Most programs on this campus have competitions available to them.

Contact Information

Ashton Dooley
adooley@athenstech.edu

The Athens Technical College Student Advisory Council (ATSAC) is a group of students elected to represent the entire student body to the administration and other entities.

The purpose of ATSAC is to:

  1. provide the student body with a formal vehicle for communication with the administration, faculty, and staff of Athens Technical College;
  2. provide student representatives with the opportunity to serve in leadership roles;
  3. encourage student involvement in institutional and community improvement projects.

The functions of ATSAC are:

  1. facilitation of effective communication between the student body and Athens Technical College administration, faculty, and staff;
  2. participation in approved institutional improvement projects;
    assistance with selected ceremonies and activities sponsored by Athens Technical College;
  3. representation of the student body in certain public relations activities and recruitment of new students;
  4. representation of Athens Technical College in selected and approved community projects;
  5. approving expenditures of student activities funds;
  6. approving budget requests from student organizations.

ATSAC membership is made up of a slate of officers, elected yearly, as well as two appointed or elected representatives from each academic program of the College. Meetings of the body are held monthly and are open to the entire study body. Voting, however, is a function of the official ATSAC membership.

As outlined above, one of the primary functions of ATSAC is the management of student activities funds, generated by the assessment of the student activities fee each term. Student organizations are eligible for these funds, as outlined in the Student Organization Handbook. Other requests for funding can be made by contacting the Office of Student Activities and completing the “Special ATSAC Funding Request” form and following the procedures outlined within that document.

The purpose of the SADHA is to promote strong leadership and teamwork skills, and an increased awareness of the profession of Dental Hygiene.

Dues

SADHA membership dues are $65.00 per year. Class dues are set by each class to offset expenses not covered by Foundation allocations. i.e., Graduation banquet, meetings, seminars. Dues may range from $25.00 to $40.00 per month, and may change/vary during the 2 years the students are enrolled.

Advisors/Contact Information

Candace Coker (1st-year students)
ccoker@athenstech.edu

Allison Leake (2nd-year students)
aleake@athenstech.edu

The Student Ambassador program allows participants to provide service to Athens Technical College as official hosts. The purpose of the Student Ambassador program is to enhance events and communicate college goals. This is done while serving as a liaison between students, faculty, alumni, and the community on behalf of the Office of the President and the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, and other offices as deemed appropriate.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Each candidate must be a full-time/part-time Athens Tech student who has completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at Athens Technical College.
  • Each candidate must have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average at the time of application and maintain at least a 3.0 average throughout their membership.
  • No student may hold the position while on academic or disciplinary probation, as defined by the college. Student Ambassadors must have excellent communication skills, well-rounded personality, strong presentation abilities, the ability to think on their feet, and a solid working knowledge of Athens Technical College.
  • Required service hours

Typical Activities

  • Fall Leadership Conference
  • Fundraisers/Community Involvement
  • Campus Tours
  • College Fairs
  • Special Events

Contact Information

Program, Event, Application

The purpose of the Dental Assisting Club is to promote strong leadership and teamwork skills, and an increased awareness of the profession of Dental Assisting.

Dues
$50.00 per year

Advisors/Contact Information
Contact Jennifer Burrell
Email jburrell@athenstech edu
Phone (706) 583-2813

The purpose of the Student Paralegal Association is to develop understanding, admiration, enthusiasm, and loyalty among Athens Technical College’s students and faculty, as well as increase awareness of the members’ activities among legal professionals in Athens-Clarke and surrounding counties.

Contact Information

Kye Haymore
khaymore@athenstech.edu

Program, Event, Membership, Etc.
Organization Bylaws
Membership Form

The Student Success Club, an organization supervised by the Offices of Student Activities and Recruitment/Retention, is a group of enthusiastic, responsible students who strive for success in their academic, personal, and career choices. Furthermore, these students are an inspiration to others and encourage and assist fellow students along their paths. Students in the organization represent Athens Technical College in a variety of settings, including:

  • Campus tours for prospective students, high school visitors, and guests
  • Assist with special recruiting events (i.e. Open Houses, New Student Orientation, etc.)
  • Various community events (i.e. Read across America, Relay for Life, etc.)
  • Promote and assist with various campus events (i.e. Spring Fling, Student Support Seminars, etc.)

Apply to Become a Student Mentor

Contact Information

Zach Thrift – zthrift@athenstech.edu
Student Organization Advisor

The Women in Trades, Technology, & Engineering (WTTE) student organization at Athens Technical College seeks to promote success for women in non-traditional fields of study. It can be challenging for women in non-traditional fields, and this organization strives to help students overcome these challenges through mentoring, support, leadership, and service. Ultimately, we seek to empower women seeking degrees and/or careers where women are in the minority. We will meet regularly to hear speakers, share stories of support, network, find mentors, and serve the campus community. Please feel free to join us!

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Student Activities

The purpose of the Office of Student Activities at Athens Technical College is to support the educational and workforce development mission of the institution by creating opportunities for students to develop skills and personal insights beyond their classroom learning. The Office provides activities, programs, and services designed to both challenge and support students’ individual growth through enhanced learning opportunities aimed at engaging students with their peers as well as a variety of faculty, staff, and community partners.

The Office of Student Activities is responsible for the oversight of all student organizations and student activities, advising of the Athens Technical College Student Advisory Council (ATSAC), management of student ID services, coordination of the Student Center on the Athens and Elbert County Campuses, and for developing special initiatives that enhance student learning.

  • White Room Challenge
  • Food Bank
  • GA State Culinary Championship
  • Packing for B4K
  • Blood Drives for the American Red Cross
  • Georgia Fall Leadership Conference
  • Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership
  • Honors Day
  • Spring Fling
  • Student Organization Fair
  • Student Leadership Training

For information about the Office of Student Activities, email adooley@athenstech.edu or call (706)355-5175.