Student Organizations


Accounting Club
Accounting Club promotes growth and professional development of accounting and business students. This organization seeks to develop leadership skills through student participation in educational, business, civic, and social activities.  The GPTCAC assists students in establishing career goals and promotes high standards of integrity, work ethics, and scholarship. Membership in this organization means student membership within the Georgia Society of CPA's (GSCPA).

Advisors:    

Tomeika Williams
Ext. 1157 williamt@gptc.edu
Cathy McCrary Ext. 1149 mccrary@gptc.edu
Williams Lyle Ext. 3210 lylew@gptc.edu

Criminal Justice Club
We are a criminal justice club for students and professionals in the field. Some of the clubs goals are to improve criminal justice through educational activities, foster professionalism in law enforcement personnel and agencies, promote professional, academic, and public awareness of criminal justice issues and encourage the establishment and expansion of higher education and professional training in criminal justice

Advisors:    
Valerie Brown Ext. 1148 brownv@gptc.edu
Beverly Thomas Ext. 5302 thomasb@gptc.edu

Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)
An organization providing superior leadership and education in Information Technology. AITP is dedicated to using the synergy of Information Technology partnerships to provide education and benefits to our members, and to working with the industry to assist in the overall promotion and direction of Information Technology.

Advisor:    
Mike Jones Ext. 1151 jonesm@gptc.edu

Health & Wellness
The Health & Wellness Program encompasses two areas, health & fitness and recreational sports. A variety of activities are available. Teams are formed, and competition occurs throughout the year in bowling, basketball and soccer and others activities.

Advisor:    
Don Miller  Ext. 1143 millerd@gptc.edu

Distinguished Gentlemen’s Club (DGC)
DGC is an organization that promotes achievement in academics and excellence in character.  It is the purpose of DGC to serve and represent the student body, and to provide and channel through which students may exhibit leadership; to promote positive and instructional guidance in student preparation for the workforce, to encourage professionalism in appearance, communication skills, and to promote college spirit and loyalty

Advisor:    
Damon McCoy Ext. 1276 mccoyd@gptc.edu

Future Educator of Young Children (FEYC), Affiliated with NAEYC and GAYC, membership is for individuals enrolled in Early Childhood Education courses. The purpose of the club is to further an understanding of Early Childhood beyond the boundaries of the classroom and to provide a forum for the members to discuss issues pertinent to the field of Early Childhood Education. It intends to inform members concerning job opportunities and continued educational possibilities. This chapter will also assist the community through charitable outreach through literacy based programs.

Advisors:    
David (Randy) Taylor Ext. 1177 taylord@gptc.edu
Jean Jones Ext. 1261 jonesj@gptc.edu

Ladies In Action (LIA)
This organization is designed to cultivate and enhance empowerment. Our purpose is to represent the student body and cultivate opportunities of leadership through structured activities such as education, etiquette, skills building, networking, and mentoring, as well as personal and professional development. Students must be committed to service and excellence. The Ladies in Action will strive to achieve excellence in all its endeavors.

Advisors:    
Doxie White Ext. 1195 whitedo@gptc.edu
Roslyn Bogle Ext. 1280 bogler@gptc.edu

Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX)
Exists to recognize persons who have demonstrate superior academic performance in an established program of paralegal assistant studies offered at the institution that is an Institutional member in good standing of the American Association of Paralegal Education. Student must complete no less than two-thirds (2/3) of the program requirement with an overall grade point average of at leads 3.25, plus a grade point average in their paralegal courses of at least 3.5 in order to be considered for admission to LEX.

Advisors:    
Kye Haymore Ext. 5300 haymorek@gptc.edu

Mu Lambda Tau (MLT)
MLT enables students to further their knowledge of Clinical Laboratory Technology and to encourage their participation in local, state, regional, and national professional organizations. Many of these students are also members of the Georgia Society of the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science (GA-ASCLS) The mission is to make a positive impact in the health care through leadership that will assure excellence in the practice of laboratory medicine.

Advisors:    
Stella Nanga-Ndzana Ext. 1164 nangas@gptc.edu

Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)
A non-profit educational association for students preparing for career in business, entrepreneurial, or business-related fields. Its purpose is to promote interest in the field of business and develop leadership qualities in students preparing for business careers.

Advisors:    
Amit Dave Ext. 3245 davea@gptc.edu

SkillsUSA
An organization for trade, industrial, technical and health occupation students. It offers leadership, citizenship, and character development programs to complete skill training. SkillsUSA members work together to improve the College, the work place, and the community; they also have an opportunity to compete in local, state and national skill Olympics for recognition and achievement awards in their chosen occupational skills.

Advisors:    
Christine Harden Hamilton Ext. 1220 hardenc@gptc.edu
Teresa Snagg  Ext. 5321 Snaggt@gptc.edu

The Humanities Society (THS)
An organization that explores diverse cultures and their contributions to the humanities. It is the purpose of THS to embrace music, literature, philosophy and art from various ethnicities. Moreover, THS is an organization that immerses students into theatre and its applicability to the human condition. Members benefit from attending local cultural venues that provide a channel whereby they can experience and embrace social issues in present day society.

Advisor:    
Delores Guillory Ext. 1162 guilloryd@gptc.edu

The Student Veteran Organization (SVO)
The club provides a forum where Student-Veterans can meet fellow Student-Veterans at the college, support and encourage one another, and foster a spirit of success through social events, participation in Campus Life.

Advisors:    
Lisa Peters Ext. 1154 petersl@gptc.edu
Shunteka Brooks Ext. 1604 brooks@gptc.edu
Niki Mincey Ext. 1698 minceyi@gptc.edu

National Technical Honor Society (NTHS)
Open to all students in degree and diploma programs. Students must have completed 25 hours with a 3.5 Grade Point Average. This national honor society is service oriented with a focus on helping other students through activities such as tutoring or mentoring and assisting families in the local community who have special needs.

Advisor:    
Lakeshia Seals Ext. 1297 sealsl@gptc.edu

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)
An international honor society for two-year institutions offering associate degree programs. Candidate for membership must have completed 40 quarter hours of associate degree work with a Grade point Average of 3.5, adhere to the school conduct code, and possess recognized qualities of citizenship. Phi Theta Kappa has as its purpose the promotion of scholarships, the development of leadership and service and the cultivation of fellowship among qualified students.

Advisor:    
Telicia Palmer  Ext. 3215 palmert@gptc.edu

United Media Minds, allows the members hand on experience with every position in the TV studio. The place for students writing, scripting, and producing productions in TV, Film, and Audio. We welcome creative mind and willingness to learn.

Advisor:    
Scoville Jenkins Ext. 1304 jenkinss@gptc.edu

The Student Government Association (SGA) 
The Student Government Association is composed of elected officers and members from the student body. The purpose of the SGA is to serve and represent the student body, provide a channel through which students may exhibit leadership, recommend activities that enhance student life outside the classroom, and provide for constructive discussions leading to improvement of the College. An additional purpose is to improve communication among students, faculty, staff, and the community that will promote a commitment and loyalty to
Georgia Piedmont Technical College.

Advisor:    
Shari Smith Ext. 1310 smiths@gptc.edu