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.
All Student Organizations must be in good status and currently registered with the Offices of Student Life (S-103). Any organization not registered will not be recognized as part of the College.
The List of Nashville State Student Organizations
Architecture and Construction Club
Advisor: Jack Wallace
The Architectural and Civil Engineering Student Association provides opportunities for educational advancement, career enhancement, and public outreach and community service for students in its corresponding programs.
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
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.
Kappa Beta Delta
Advisor: David Adams
KBD encourages and recognizes scholarship, accomplishment, and development among students of business, management, and administration. (Business Majors by Invitation)
Advisor: Maegan Puzas
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.
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, Laura Moran, and Nicole Hubbs
NSLS is committed to providing its members the resources and opportunities to enhance leadership and interpersonal communication skills. Find us on Facebook and the National Society of Leadership and Success. (Membership by Invitation)
Phi Theta Kappa
Advisor: Don Turner
The NSCC chapter of PTK strives to promote student scholarship and community service. (Membership by Invitation)
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. Join us on Facebook.
Southern Word at NSCC
Advisor: Heidi Blaisdell
Spoken word workshops for writers, rappers, singers, and poets; writing for a purpose to showcase Nashville State's talent and skills for the betterment of the community.
Student Government Association (SGA)
Advisor: Kelsey Johansen
The SGA serves the student body by acting as the liaison between the student community and the college’s administration. SGA Offices can be found on the White Bridge campus in S-114 and on the Southeast campus.
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.
Tau Alpha Pi
Advisor: Rob Donaldson
Tau Alpha Pi is committed to recognizing high standards of scholarship among students involved in engineering programs.
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.
Inactive Organizations: Cinema Arts Society, CMA Edu, Cyber Defense Club, Early Childhood Education Club, Futuro, History Association, International Student Association, Kung Fu Society, Society of Photography Students.
Start an Organization
Interested in starting an organization? The process requires you to schedule a meeting with the Director of Student Life, Kelsey Johansen and complete 3 tasks:
- Write your Student Organization Constitution.
Using a template and support from the Student Life Office, define your organization's mission and procedures to ensure you are set up for success!
- Find three other interested students to get you started.
Connect with at least three other students who are interested in the organization you are starting. These can be friends, classmates, or recruited through tabling or flyers.
- Recruit a faculty/staff advisor.
Get some guidance from a faculty or staff member who may have experience in what your club is about, or just wants to support the overall club.
Hours & Location
Monday-Friday: 8 AM – 4:30 PM
S-103, Student Services Center
White Bridge Campus