Student Organizations

Find life beyond the classroom.

Become involved with Nashville State outside of the classroom. Participate in community service activities, gain knowledge from outside speakers, and participate in the enhancement and visibility of the college. Student organizations focus on honors, social, academics or student government. They participate in the Student Life Council, which is made up of student leaders and faculty advisors from the different organizations.

The List of NSCC Student Organizations


Advisor: Katrina Dubree
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.

Architectural and Civil Engineering Student Association

Advisor: Jack Wallace
The Architectural and Civil Engineering Student Association provides opportunities for education advancement, career enhancement, and public outreach and community service for students in its corresponding programs.

Campus Crusade for Christ

Advisor: Sandra Wills
The Campus Crusade for Christ strives to promote the Christian faith among students and the surrounding community.

Chess Club

Advisor: Jessica Rabb
Meetings for Chess on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4–6pm in the Student Services Center, Pod 7.

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.

CMA EDU of Nashville State

Advisor: David Edgington
Monthly meetings for students interested in the country music industry. Members will have access to guest speakers consisting of celebrity artists and leaders in the country music industry. Members will also be eligible for internships on Music Row and volunteer opportunities for the CMA Awards ceremony and music events.

Creative Writing Society

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

Cyber Defense Club

Advisor: Richard McKinney
Join the Cyber Defense Club to transform your computer and network security interest into workforce preparation. Learn beyond the classroom with activities designed to develop the technology, team-building and leadership skills required for career success.

Generation Action Group (GenAct!)

Advisor: Marla Perry
GenAct! seeks to improve our community through education, advocacy, encouragement and development. Our key priorities when working within our community are respect and inclusivity.

Green Sleeves

Advisor: Jessica Rabb
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

History Association (Clarksville Campus)

Advisor: Jennifer Paulk
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 (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: Karen Stevenson
KBD encourages scholarship, accomplishment, and development among students of business, management, and administration. (Business Majors by Invitation)

Kung Fu Society

Advisor: David Edgington
All NSCC students and staff are invited to participate in this organization, which includes weekly group instruction and practice as well as performance demonstrations. Members practice the art of Kung Fu, while studying its philosophy and history.

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.

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

NMVA: NSCC Military Veteran’s Association (Clarksville Campus)

The organization’s primary activity is to provide Persons of Military Affiliation support in the areas of Academic Assistance, Student Life, Social Activities and Benefit Familiarization.

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.

Round Table Book Club (Southeast Campus)

Advisor: Brian Curtis
A weekly “round table” for students to discuss various books of interest.

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.

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 lend 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.

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: Jarrel Pierson
Spoken word collaborations for writers, rappers, singers, and poets; writing for a purpose to showcase NSCC’s talent and skills for the betterment of the community. Meets on Tuesdays from 12–1:30pm in S bldg. Bookstore Commons Area starting the third Tuesday of each semester.

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: Piper Sesnan
SOTA provides OTA students with peer support and community service opportunities.

Surgical Technology Student Organization

Advisor: Van Bates
The STSO provides additional support, experience, and community service opportunities for those students in the program. Learn more about Surgical Technology at Nashville State.

Tango Club

Advisor: Dave Edgington
The NSCC Tango Club offers free Argentine tango classes and practices. No need to bring a dance partner; no experience is required. Wear something comfortable and come dance with us Mondays, 7–9pm in the H Building, Room H-216. Check us out on Facebook.

Tau Alpha Pi

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

Theater Club

Advisor: Mary Church
The Theater Club provides students with an artistic outlet as participants and audience within the scope of theater and its active parts.

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.

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Exceptions: semester breaks and school holidays


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