Organizations and Clubs

Phil Campbell Campus

The following clubs/organizations are available:

Ambassadors - The Northwest-Shoals Ambassadors are students who help to promote school spirit, assist in receiving guests at official functions, go to area high schools for recruiting purposes, act as hosts to welcome visitors of the administration and faculty, take high school seniors and other interested persons on tours of the campus, and serve at other college and community events. Selection is based on an interview, academic achievement, personality, community involvement and extracurricular activities.

Circle K - is the world’s premier collegiate organization with a membership of more than 11,000 members on more than 525 campuses around the globe. Circle K is comprised of college students who are responsible citizens and leaders with a lifelong commitment to community service worldwide. The students embrace the youth of the area, helping them become better students and citizens.

College Bowl Team - engages in intercollegiate academic
competition with institutions in the Alabama College system:
This group is recruited from high school scholars bowl teams
and enrolled in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) classes on both
campuses.

National Student Nurses’ Association - The Associate Degree Nursing Program offers students the opportunity to join the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA). The mission of NSNA includes development of leadership skills and promotion of high standards of nursing care including accountability and client advocacy. Membership is voluntary and includes annual dues.

Nursing Club - provides opportunity for fellowship, academic, and personal development to its members. Nursing is promoted by class and community involvement.

Phi Theta Kappa - Alpha Zeta Iota Chapter is an international honor society that has as its objective the promotion of scholarship and fellowship among students with superior achievement. Students are selected for membership in Phi Theta Kappa based on the completion of 12 semester hours and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Revive College Ministry - The Northwest-Shoals Revive College Ministry is organized to reach others for Christ. To provide a time of Christ-centered fellowship, to study His Word, and to learn how to follow Jesus in everyday life. Revive is open to all.

Science Club - Northwest-Shoals Society for Technology and Science (The Science Club) is organized to promote the academic welfare of students interested in science, medicine, pharmacy, engineering and other technical areas. Members participate during the year in a variety of academic, social, and community service activities such as National Chemistry Week, the Science With Santa Show, National Technology Week,
picnics, field trips, meetings featuring outside speakers, and science demonstrations in public school classrooms.

Student Government Association (SGA) - represents student views to the college administration and coordinates the student activities program. The SGA serves as an umbrella for all other clubs/organizations on campus. Students must meet qualification requirements to seek positions on the SGA. Positions available each year include President, Vice-President, Secretary/Treasurer and Senators.

The sponsors and student leaders from the campus-based clubs/organizations make up the Student Leadership Councils. These councils are chaired by the Coordinators of Student Activities and meet with the President each year to discuss student and College activities planned and student concerns.

Students have an important role in the College’s decision-making process. The Student Leadership Councils serve as advisory groups to channel communication to the College President and other college administrators. Student leaders are appointed as voting members of various standing committees by the College President.

Shoals Campus

The following clubs/organizations are available:

Ambassadors - The Northwest-Shoals Ambassadors are students who help promote school spirit, assist in receiving guests at official functions, go to area high schools for recruiting purposes, act as hosts to welcome visitors of the administration and faculty, take high school seniors and other interested persons on tours of the campus, and serve at other College and community events. Selection is based on an interview, academic achievement, personality, community involvement and extracurricular activities.

Art Club - seeks to be an active part of the rich local art community and enhance the cultural awareness of its
members.

ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc.) - brings students together who are pursuing a career in the field of heating, ventilating, refrigeration and engineering.

Circle K - is the world’s premier collegiate organization with a membership of more than 11,000 members on more than 525 campuses around the globe. Circle K is comprised of college students who are responsible citizens and leaders with a lifelong commitment to community service worldwide. The students embrace the youth of the area, helping them become better students and citizens.

College Bowl Team - engages in intercollegiate academic competition with institutions in the Alabama College system: This group is recruited from high school scholars bowl teams and enrolled in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) classes on both campuses.

English Club - provides an enjoyable and inviting atmosphere for students sharing common interests in English, literature, writing, journalism, and/or humanities. Club members participate in a variety of college activities, fundraisers, and community events.

Math Club - an organization to promote interest and excitement about mathematics in a friendly, collaborative
environment. Members participate in a variety of college activities, fundraisers, and community events.

Mu Alpha Theta - Mu Alpha Theta is a National Two-Year
College Mathematics Honor Society that is dedicated to
inspiring keen interest in mathematics, developing strong
scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of
mathematics. Students apply for membership and are selected
based on their completion of either MTH 112 or MTH 110 with a B or higher average and all other math courses beyond MTH 110/112 should comprise a math GPA of 3.0 or higher. Some of the activities that our students are involved in are as follows: competing in state AMATYC math competitions, promoting mathematics in our community by hosting math tournaments for area high schools, celebrating Pi Day with fellow students, and assisting with our STEAM programs such as BEST Robotics.

Multicultural Club - develops students’ awareness of diverse cultures within our community. The club is open to all students interested in exploring new cultural traditions, community development, and interaction with students from dissimilar backgrounds.

NW-SCC Fishing Club - competes in various collegiate fishing tournaments throughout north Alabama.

Patriots for Christ - Seeks to be a shining light for Northwest-Shoals Community College and to provide a spiritual support system to all searching for a closer relationship with God and the truth about His Word.

Phi Theta Kappa - Alpha Sigma Beta Chapter is a national honor society that has as its objective the promotion of scholarship and fellowship among students with superior achievement. Students are selected for membership in Phi Theta Kappa based on the completion of 12 semester hours and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Science Club - Northwest-Shoals’ Society for Technology and Science (The Science Club) is organized to promote the academic welfare of students interested in science, medicine, pharmacy, engineering and other technical areas. Members participate during the year in a variety of academic, social, and community service activities such as National Chemistry Week, the Science With Santa Show, National Technology Week,picnics, field trips, meetings featuring outside speakers, and science demonstrations in public school classrooms.

Skills USA - is a national organization for students enrolled in technical, skilled, and service occupations. It provides quality education, experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development.

Student Government Association (SGA) - represents student views to the college administration and coordinates the student activities program. The SGA serves as an umbrella for all other clubs/organizations on campus. Students must meet qualification requirements to seek positions on the SGA. Positions available each year include President, Vice-President, Secretary/Treasurer and Senators.

The sponsors and student leaders from the campus-based clubs/organizations make up the Student Leadership Councils. These councils are chaired by the Coordinators of Student Activities and meet with the President each year to discuss student and College activities planned and student concerns.
Students have an important role in the College’s decision-making process. The Student Leadership Councils serve as advisory groups to channel communication to the College President and other college administrators. Student leaders are appointed as voting members of various standing committees by the College President.