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Student Organizations

The role of the Office of Student Life is to provide support to all student clubs and organizations by building a sense of community on the campus. 

There are more than 20 clubs and organizations at Nashville State that prepare our students for active leadership roles in the community and as they pursue higher education. 

The Office of Student Life sponsors annual activities for students. These include: Fall Fest/Critical Thinking Day, Spring Fling/Earth Day, Drunk Driving Awareness, and Organization Day. Events such as Black History Month programs, Women’s History Month, and the International Fashion Show, also give our students an opportunity to learn history and diversity.

Student Services Building, S-103
120 White Bridge Road
Nashville, TN 37209

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Exceptions: semester breaks and school holidays

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Please click here for list of all Student Organizations

Nashville State Community College Student Organizations
Revised: November 12, 2015

Many of the student organizations meet on a regular basis. Students are encouraged to contact the advisors to learn the meeting dates and times.



Advisor: Gina Jones
ACCESS: Adapt, Create Community, Engage Student Success. ACCESS desires to bond students with each other and the campus population, via educational, recreational, and supportive services.


Architecture and Construction Club

Advisor: Jack Wallace
The Architecture and Construction Club provides opportunities for education advancement, career enhancement, and public outreach and community service for students in its corresponding programs.


Campus Crusade for Christ

Advisor: Lisa Davies
CRU strives to promote the Christian faith among students and the surrounding community.


Chess Club

Advisor: Michele Buc
The Chess Club educates individuals interested in the game by providing basic strategy workshops, training, and competitions. Find us on FaceBook


Cinema Arts Society

Advisor: David Edgington
Promotes a continuous learning environment that encourages its members through fun and practice to develop their musical abilities, and explore the many forms and genre of music.


Computer Club

Advisor: Richard McKinney


Creative Writing Club

Advisor: Michael Kiggins
The Creative Writing Club provides students with the opportunity to participate in activities that will cultivate their creative writing endeavors.


Dance Club

Advisor: Jennifer Brown


Escoffier Society (Southeast Campus Culinary Arts)

Advisor: Paul Brennen
To enhance student learning through expansion skills taught in culinary classes through participation in various community service events. To further foster a sense of community within the student population, and to expose Nashville State students who are not in the culinary program to the opportunity to participate in culinary events by expanding their knowledge and awareness of the culinary arts.


Future Ladies In Technology (FLINT)

Advisors: Wanda Scott, Judy Kane and Michelle Lenox
The Future Ladies in Technology shall provide a forum to empower women in technology through education, outreach, mentoring, and networking.



Advisor: Rebecca Zanolini
FUTURO provides students with professional, community, and leadership development opportunities. www.facebook.com/NSCCFuturo


Green Sleeves

Advisors: Jessica Rabb and Roslyn Mize
Green Sleeves provides community service opportunities for those students who are interested in environmental concerns, recycling, and renewable resources. For more information: Green Sleeves Guide


Health and Fitness Association

Contact Student Life
To promote health and fitness for students through a wide variety of athletic events.


History Association (Clarksville Campus)

Advisor: Amy Hughes
The History Association fosters an appreciation of the various genres of history, with a special emphasis on local and Tennessee history.


Honors College Association

Advisor: Rene Bataille
The Honors College Association provides highly motivated students with enrichment activities that enhance academic studies and support the ideals of the Honors College.


International Student Association at Southeast Campus

Advisor: Mary Elizabeth Wilson-Patton
ISA is committed to increasing diversity and multi-cultural awareness among students and the community.


Kappa Beta Delta

Advisor: Maryann Ludden
KBD encourages scholarship, accomplishment, and development among students of business, management, and administration. (Business Majors by Invitation)


Karate Club at Southeast Campus

Advisor: Jeanne Altstatt
The Karate Club supports those students in karate classes by providing them with additional practice and competition opportunities. Find us on FaceBook


LGBTQ Alliance

Advisor: Yvonne Simerman
The LGBTQ Alliance strives to promote LGBTQ rights, educate the public on sexual and gender orientation issues, and provide a safe place for people of all sexual and gender orientations and identities to meet.


Mathematics Club

Advisor: Derek Smith
The Math Club’s purpose is to provide a community that facilitates networking, research, and career paths for those interested in math and math-related fields.


Music Society

Advisor: David Edgington
The Music Society provides a continuous learning environment that encourages its members to develop musical abilities through practice and community service.


National Society of Leadership and Success

Advisors: Evelyn Hadley and Laura Moran
NSLS is committed to providing its members the resources and opportunities to enhance leadership and interpersonal communication skills. Find us on FaceBook and National Society of Leadership and Success


Phi Theta Kappa

Advisor: Don Turner
The NSCC chapter of PTK exists to promote student scholarship and community service. (Members by Invitation)


Philosophy Club

Advisor: Don Turner
The Philosophy Club provides the campus community with an informal forum in which to discuss philosophical topics.


Science Student Association

Advisor: Jeff Green
The SSA promotes awareness of science and science-related fields through guest lectures, community service opportunities, and research conferences.


Society of Photography Students

Advisor: Emily Naff
The SPS provides career-building and informational resources to those students enrolled in the photography program. Find us on FaceBook


Southern Word at NSCC

Advisor: Jamel Pierson
Spoken word workshops for writers, rappers, singers, and poets; writing for a purpose to showcase NSCC’s talent and skills for the betterment of the community.


Student Government Association (SGA)

Advisor: Student Life Representative
The SGA serves the student body by acting as the liaison between the student community and the college’s administration.


Student Occupational Therapy Assistant Organization

Advisor: Diane Gaffney
SOTA provides OTA students with peer support and community service opportunities.


Social Work Club

Advisor: Ayesha Keller
The Social Work Club gives a voice to those in need, while providing a helping hand. The Club’s focus is to promote social and economic justice for all and to promote the field of social work. Each month we will be lending a helping hand in various areas. Join us! We meet 1st/3rd Thursdays at 2pm in S-117, Student Services Center, Main Campus. Check us out on FaceBook.


Student Teacher Education Association (STEA)

Advisor: Cristina Cottom
The STEA provides a forum for NSCC students that are preparing to teach students in early childhood, elementary, middle, junior, or high school. This organization will allow those that are preparing for the profession to have a greater impact.


Surgical Technology Student Organization

Advisor: Elizabeth May
The STSO provides additional support, experience, and community service opportunities for those students in the program.


Tau Alpha Pi

Advisor: Innocent Usoh
Tau Alpha Pi is committed to recognizing high standards of scholarship among students involved in engineering programs.


Theater Club

Advisor: Tom Angland
The Theater Club provides students with an artistic outlet as participants and audience within the scope of theatre and its active parts.


The Bridge

Advisor: thebridge@nscc.edu
The Bridge is committed to providing accurate and informative to the student body through its print publication of a student newspaper. Find us on FaceBook or view our publications.


Toastmasters at NSCC

Advisor: Sherre Bishop
Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Find a supportive learn-by-doing environment that allows you to achieve your goals at your own pace. More information at: www.toastmasters.org


Visual Art Society

Advisors: John Knox and Scott McRoberts
The Visual Art Society's purpose is to promote various forms of art though field trips, art exhibits, and networking. Find us on FaceBook and Twitter

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