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Student organizations can be a great way to get involved and make new friends. What's in it for you? 

Find students, faculty, and staff members that share your interests by joining a student organization. Co-curricular activities and organizations are important to student growth and development. Numerous departmental, honorary, service, and special interest organizations have been developed in response to student inquiries. Officers of all student organizations must have at least a 2.0 grade point average and be enrolled as full-time or part-time students. This applies to all members of student organizations, unless otherwise specified by the organization's constitution.

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Campus Initiatives


 

 

Departmental Organizations


 

 

Honorary Organizations


 

 

Service Organizations


 

 

Special Interest Organizations


 

 

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CAMPUS INITIATIVES 


 

Irma Thomas Center for W.I.S.E Woman (Women in Search of Excellence)
Women In Search of Excellence exists to empower women to help fulfill their academic, personal and professional potential.
Meetings:

Advisors: Melanie Deffendall, mdeffe@dcc.edu (City Park) and Laila Bicksler, fbicks@dcc.edu (West Bank)

National Society of Leadership and Success
The Society is the nation's largest leadership honor society. Students are selected for membership based on either academic standing or leadership potential. Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement of honorable distinction. The Society provides a step-by-step program for members to build their leadership skills through participation at their campus or online. Upon completion of the program, members receive their leadership certificate and take their place among the top student leaders across the country. The Delgado chapter incorporates campus mentors. More information.
Advisors: Alexander Pope, aglpope@dcc.edu (City Park) and Amy Trainoratrain@dcc.edu

 

DEPARTMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS


 

Charity Association of Student Nurses (CASN)
CASN, Charity Association of Student Nurses, is the local chapter of the national and Louisiana student nurse organizations of the American Nurses Association. Its primary mission is to introduce student nurses to nursing as a profession. Activities include many community service events, orienting new students to the Professional Behaviors of nurses, touring visitors during Open Houses, assisting at Charity Alumni events in appreciation for their continued support, inviting guest speakers, and attending state and national conventions. Pre-nursing and nursing students are invited.
Meetings: Charity School of Nursing
Advisors: Mary Trosclair, mtrosc@dcc.edu and Carol Leefe, cleefe@dcc.edu

Collegiate DECA
Join more than 15,000 members on 250 campuses across the world who are preparing for careers in Hospitality, Marketing, Finance, Management and Entrepreneurship. By joining Delgado's Collegiate DECA Chapter, you will have opportunities to:

Meetings: City Park
Advisor: Barry Brantley, bbrant@dcc.edu 

Criminal Justice Club
An organization for all students studying criminal justice or the related fields of psychology, sociology, and pre-law.
Meetings: City Park
Advisor: Etta Haywood, ehaywo@dcc.edu

Culinary Arts Club
The Culinary Arts Club holds fundraisers to support student travel to conferences and competitions.
Meetings: City Park
Advisors: Nancy Burback, nburba@dcc.edu and Eric Mark, ejmark@dcc.edu

Delgado Architecture Student Organization
To provide leadership skills in managing a student organization. To recognize and promote a need to get the students involved in educational service learning activities on campus as well as in the community. To network with the Business and Industry professionals and alumni. Attend seminars, trade shows, and participate in competitions on a national level. DASO is affiliated with National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB), Homebuilders Association (HBA), CSI, AIA, NAWIC, and CMAA.
Meetings: Sidney Collier
Advisor: P. Victor Mirzai, pmirza@dcc.edu

Delgado Community College Theatre Club
The Delgado Community College Theatre Club is a student led, student driven organization that offers Theatre majors and non-majors an opportunity to participate in the production aspects of the theatrical arts including the technical fields, performance, and administrative responsibilities while promoting a diverse, supportive, and fun community. The Theater Club is for anyone interested in drama, comedy, musicals, acting, dance, costumes, backstage, set design, and lighting work. The club also promotes field trips to other theater groups. Membership is open to all students in all majors.
Meetings: City Park
Advisor: Kristopher LaMorte, klamor@dcc.edu

Delgado Design Association
The goal of this organization is to promote the profession of Interior Design and provide support and educational opportunities to the students. Students must be enrolled in the INTD or KBD program in Interior Design Department.
Meetings: City Park
Advisor: Erin Sanders, esande1@dcc.edu 

Delgado Developing Mathletes (Delta Delta Mu, formerly X-treme Mathletes)
This math club is an organization designed for students to help and encourage other students with their math studies. Our members provide peer tutoring for other members. We meet once every two weeks for these "homework parties."
Meetings: West Bank
Advisor: Pamela Windham, pwindh@dcc.edu

Delgado Education Association (DEA)
Delgado Education Association (DEA) is an organization of future professionals majoring in Care and Development of Young Children (CDYC) and related professions. Students who hold membership may be full-time, part-time or in the practicum semester of completing their degree with Delgado. DEA offers opportunities for professional development; to meet and collaborate with other CDYC or education majors; and opportunities to further causes in education through volunteering and fundraising.
Meetings: City Park
Advisors: Lydia Goeller, lgoell@dcc.edu and Lisa Melson, lmelso@dcc.edu (City Park), and Moira “Shelley” Rheams, mrheam@dcc.edu (West Bank Campus) 

Delgado Graphic Design Club
Membership is open to students enrolled in VISC/Graphic Design courses. The purpose of the club is for members to learn more about the graphic design industry and best practices that can aid members in school and beyond. To begin habits of lifelong professional development among its members with the professional organizations and their local and state affiliates.
Meetings: City Park
Advisor: Tedd Walley, twalle@dcc.edu 

Pharmacy Technician Student Organization
The purpose of this organization is to offer support and resources to students who are currently enrolled in, or who have completed, the Delgado Community College Pharmacy Technician program.
Meetings: City Park
Advisor: Anne P LaVance, alavan@dcc.edu

The Veterinary Technology Club
The Veterinary Technology Club is available for Veterinary Technology Program students (must already be accepted into the Program) with the goal of promoting the Veterinary Technology profession through community outreach, fundraisers, and other events and activities.
Meetings: East Jefferson
Advisor: Jennifer Limon EdD, RVT, jlimon@dcc.edu

 

HONORARY ORGANIZATIONS


 

Alpha Beta Gamma Business Honors Fraternity- (Chi Kappa Chapter)
Alpha Beta Gamma is an international business honor society that promotes academic achievement as well as community service. It is open to all business majors as well as business related majors for students with at least a 3.0 GPA overall and 15 total credit hours (with at least 12 counting toward a degree).
Meetings: City Park and West Bank
Advisors: John Hill, jmhill@dcc.edu, Terry Aime Drolla, taime@dcc.edu and Donna Faucheux, dfauch@dcc.edu (City Park), and Thomas McQuaid, tmcqua@dcc.edu and Mark McLean mmclea@dcc.edu (West Bank)

Delta Psi Omega (National Theatre Honor Society)
Delta Psi Omega, the National Theatre Honor Society, was organized as a theatre honor society for the purpose of providing acknowledgement to those demonstrating a high standard of accomplishment in theatre. DPO requires work onstage and backstage, plus an overall 2.5 GPA.
Meetings: City Park
Advisor: Kristopher LaMorte, klamor@dcc.edu

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)
This honor fraternity encourages scholastic achievement, leadership, and academic distinction. Students must have a grade point average of 3.4 to qualify for membership.
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Meetings: City Park
Advisors: Kim Russel, krusse2@dcc.edu and Emily Fulgham-Clay, eclay@dcc.edu

 

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS


 

SPECTRUM
Spectrum is a multicultural organization that unites all students to assist them in meeting their academic goals and social needs. Spectrum is a place for all to fit in. This organization focuses on the building of character, implementation of various community and school projects that concern both nursing students and students from all the campuses. This organization believes that health promotion and health education is important to provide information to the community that will enable them to make informed decisions related to their healthcare. Membership is open to any student at Delgado community College.
Meetings: Charity of Nursing
Advisor: Lynn Lowery, llower@dcc.edu

 

SPECIAL INTEREST ORGANIZATIONS


 

Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship (XA)
Chi Alpha exists to help students navigate at the corner of Faith and Life. We are open to all Delgado students, faculty and staff. Membership is not required. We have many ways to get involved including Life Groups, leadership training, mentoring, retreats, missions trips, service projects, International Student events and more. You can find out more about Chi Alpha by visiting our national website.
Meetings: City Park and West Bank
Advisor: Chris Buckel, cpbuckel@gmail.com

Delgado Anime Club
Fans of anime, manga, and video games.
Meetings: City Park
Advisor: Tedd Walley, twalle@dcc.edu

D.I.S.C (Delgado International Student Club)
D.I.S.C is an on-campus club that represents all Delgado students from diverse and cultural backgrounds. The function of D.I.S.C is to encourage cultural diversity, form new friendships, plan trips and fundraisers, and plan activities to promote International Education on campus.
Meetings: City Park
Advisor: Tandra Taylor, ttaylo4@dcc.edu

ECHOS, Inc.
Eloquent Commitment to Helping Our Sisters, Incorporated (ECHOS, Inc.) is a private, non-for-profit organization whose purpose is to assist young women succeed in all of their endeavors through programs and service that will expose, educate, and empower. Founded in 2010, there are currently three chapters located in Georgia, Kentucky, and New Orleans, LA. The foundation of the organization is based on the bible verse, “The older women are to teach the younger women” (Titus 2:3). Therefore, the organization’s programming is centered on providing role models, seminars, and networking, as well as providing opportunities for building unity and sisterhood amongst its members, and throughout the community.
Meetings: City Park, Sidney Collier, and West Bank
Advisor: Dr. Monique Cola, mcola@dcc.edu or echos@dcc.edu

GSA (Genders and Sexualities Alliance)
GSA is an organization for LGBTQ+ students and their allies. Our mission is to create a safe, supportive community, to provide opportunities for social interaction, and to promote LGBTQ+ awareness and visibility on campus. (Facebook)
Meetings: City Park
Advisors: Audra Rouse, arouse@dcc.edu and Abbey Wallig, awalli@dcc.edu

Impact Movement
To benefit all students in the promotion of Christian fellowship.
Meetings: City Park
Advisor: Etta Haywood, ehaywo@dcc.edu

Student Government Association (SGA)
SGA promotes the idea of self-governance and represents students’ opinions to College committees, Administration, Faculty, and Staff. They also sponsor vital co-curricular activities to enhance individual student development, promote desired social interaction, and provide recreational activities for the students. Students elect SGA Executive Board members.
Meetings: City Park, East Jefferson, School of Nursing, Sidney Collier, and West Bank
Advisors:

Student Support Services Ambassadors
The Student Support Services Ambassadors is a Delgado Community College leadership and community service organization affiliated with Delgado’s Office of Student Support Services/TRiO (SSS). The SSS Ambassador organization is open to Student Support Services program participants and seeks to make campus life and community engagement compatible with the commuter student lifestyle.
Meetings: City Park
Advisor: Brandy Bien-Aime, bbiena@dcc.edu

Veterans Club
A military veterans and dependents group providing fellowship for like-minded individuals in order to create a network of successful students and alumni. It also aims to provide leadership and professional development.
Meetings: West Bank
Advisor: Joseph Williams, jwilli6@dcc.edu

 

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