Student Organizations


  

 

 

 

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 scholastic, social, professional, service, and religious 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.

Find a student organization:

 

Delgado Student Organizations

 

Departmental Clubs:

 

AIGA Delgado (American Institute of Graphics Arts)

Designed to promote excellence in all aspects of Visual Communications and foster lifelong professional development among its members with AIGA and its New Orleans and national affiliates.

Meetings held: City Park & Slidell

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Kathleen Joffrion, kjoffr@dcc.edu – City Park

 

Art Club

This club sponsors the student exhibitions and awards. They also recognize student achievements in the areas, sponsor speakers, and participate in Service Learning Projects.

Meetings held: Covington

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Douglas Brewster, dbrews@dcc.edu – Covington

 

Biology Club

This club is designed for students who are interested in biology or are enrolled in a biology class.

Meetings held: Slidell

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Amanda Brammer, abramm@dcc.edu - Slidell

 

Charity Association of Student Nurses (CASN)

CASN is a local chapter of Louisiana Association of Student Nurses (LASN) which is under the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) all of which are the preprofessional organization of Nursing. Their profession counterparts are New Orleans District Nurses Association (NODNA), Louisiana State Nurses Association (LSNA) and American Nurses Association (ANA). 

Meetings held: City Park 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Mary Trosclair, mtrosc@dcc.edu – School of Nursing

Carol Leefe, cleefe@dcc.edu - School of Nursing

 

Criminal Justice Club

An organization for all students studying criminal justice or the related fields of psychology, sociology, and pre-law.

Meetings held: City Park 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Etta Haywood, ehaywo@dcc.edu

 

 

Culinary Arts Club

The Culinary Arts Club holds fundraisers to support student travel to conferences and competitions.

Meetings held: City Park 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

 Dr. Mary Bartholomew,  mbart@dcc.edu – City Park

 

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. This organiziation is affiliated with National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB), Homebuilders Association (HBA),  CSI, AIA, NAWIC, and CMAA.  

Meetings held: City Park 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

 P. Victor Mirzai, pmirza@dcc.edu CP22

 

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.

Meetings held: City Park 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Erin Sanders, esande1@dcc.edu

 

Delgado Nutrition and Dietetics Association (Student Chapter)

Membership is open to any “declared” Dietetics major and the purpose of the club is to maintain high academic standards among its members and to exchange information and experiences with fellow professionals. This club is affiliated with the New Orleans Dietetic Association, Louisiana Dietetic Association, and the American Dietetic Association.

Meetings held: City Park 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

 Debbie C. Kern, dckern@dcc.edu                   

 

 

Delgado Education Association (DEA), City Park & West Bank

Delgado Education Association (DEA) is a strong, well-organized student association of future professionals majoring in Care and Development of Young Children and related professions. We intend to foster leadership by offering numerous educational opportunities through workships, seminars, and conferences. Requirements for Active Membership include enrollment in Delgado Community College, attendance at monthly DEA meetings, and/or participation in fundraising activities.

Meetings held: City Park 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Lisa Melson, lmelso@dcc.edu      

Shelly Rheams, mrheam@dcc.edu   

 

Delgado Radio

Delgado Radio provides a means of communication for the faculty, students, and other on-campus organizations at Delgado. It is open to all students interested in radio production.

Meetings held: City Park 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Robert Dunn, rldunn@dcc.edu          

            

 

Delgado Television Club (DTV)

DTV provides a means of communication for the faculty, students, and other on-campus organizations at Delgado. It is open to all students interested in video production.

Meetings held: City Park 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

 Lynn Robertson, lrober@dcc.edu                

 

Delgado Theater Club

The Theater Club is for anyone interested in drama, comedy, musicals, acting, dance, costumes, backstage set design, and lighting work. The club produces plays on campus and promotes field trips to other theater groups. Membership is open to all students in all majors.

Meetings held: City Park 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

 Tim Baker, tbaker@dcc.edu

 

Delta Epsilon Chi(College DECA)

The Delta Epsilon Chi organization is for the benefit of all students in the area of marketing on any Delgado Community College campus or learning center.

Meetings held: City Park 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

 Barry Brantley, bbrant@dcc.edu

 

Grammy U (Delgado Chapter)

GRAMMY U is a unique and fast-growing community of full-time college students, primarily between the ages of 17 and 25,  who are pursuing a career in the recording industry. The Recording Academy created GRAMMY U to help prepare college students for their careers in the music industry through networking, educational programs and performance opportunities. GRAMMY U is designed to enhance students' current academic curriculum with access to recording industry professionals to give an "out of classroom" perspective on the recording industry.

Meetings held: City Park 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Peter Cho, plcho@dcc.edu

 

Growthworks Horticulture Club

Growthworks’ objective is to encourage work in horticulture, foster environmental stewardship and to improve the economic well-being, health and quality of life. The organization promotes personal and professional growth through horticultural experiences. Membership is open to current students, faculty and staff of the college.

Meetings held: City Park

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Rich Gillen, rgille@dcc.edu

 

Human Resources Organization (HRO)

The Human Resources Organization has been developed and implemented at Delgado Community College.  The purpose of this organization is to provide professional attire for students to borrow when attending career fairs and/or employment interviews.  The organization is open to Business students. 

Meetings held: City Park 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Nell Toomer, ntoome@dcc.edu

 

 

International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP)

Meetings held: City Park

The International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) is a not-for-profit professional association for office professionals with approximately 28,000 members and affiliates and nearly 600 chapters worldwide.

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Cheryl D. Green, cdraug@dcc.edu

 

National Federation of Licensed Practical Nursing (NFLPN)

Meetings held: City Park

Delgado Community College Practical Nursing students are encouraged to hold membership in the National Federation of Licensed Professional Nurses (NFLPN). The organization is dedicated to quality driven professionalism in the delivery of nursing care. Student members work with other organizations in a cooperative and progressive spirit to build strong educational, professional, and public relationships.

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Noella W. McCullum, nmccul@dcc.edu

Carol Landry, clandr@dcc.edu

 

 

Psychology Club of Delgado Community College

Meetings held: City Park

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Darrell Renfro, drenfr@dcc.edu

 

Sociology Club of Delgado Community College

They promote and foster the understanding of sociology through the discussion, analysis and dissemination of information to advance students’ awareness of sociological issues. This is accomplished through public speakers' presentations, debates, editorials, and interactive functions.

Meetings held: City Park

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Dr. Anna Hall, aahall@dcc.edu

 

 

Special Interest Groups:

 

 The African American Male Initiative

Through a series of special programming, events and activities, the AAMI Program helps male students build real relationships with each other, faculty, staff and community-based role models. The aim is to augment students' collegiate experience with positive images and interactions, and ultimately help them graduate and go on to be productive citizens. 

Meetings held: City Park

Contact faculty Adivsor for more information:

James McDuffie, jmcduf@dcc.edu 

 

Delgado Art Student Association (DASA)

We are dedicated to finding ways for students to show and sell their work and dedicated to creating a community for creative students to come together. DASA also helps students further their education by offering workshops. DASA invites creative minds to join and wants to help further careers. Find DASA on Facebook! 

 

Meetings held: City Park

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:  

Mary Dawes, mdawes@dcc.edu

 

 

Delgado International Student Club (D.I.S.C)

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 held: City Park

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Tandra Taylor, ttaylor4@dcc.edu

 

Dolphin Newspaper

The Dolphin's mission is to provide an informative, enlightening and credible newspaper that enriches the lives of the Delgado and New Orleans community through teamwork, passion, enthusiasm, and tenacity. We publish current news events, opinions, and advertisements. The Dolphin's goal is to be an excellent news source of journalistic integrity. We are preparing tomorrow's journalists with practical student experience today. Please contact editor at dolphin29@gmail.com.

Meetings held: City Park

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Susan Hague, shague@dcc.edu

 

  

Gay Straight Alliance (GSA)

This is an organization composed of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and straight students. The mission is to create a place where these students can get to know each other and work on projects to serve their community.

Meetings held: City Park

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Julie Thompson, jthomp@dcc.edu

 

 Irma Thomas Center for W.I.S.E Woman (Women in Search of Excellence)

 Meetings held: City Park and West Bank 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Melanie Deffendall, mdeffe@dcc.edu

Laila Bicksler, fbicks@dcc.edu - West Bank

 

Student Government Association (SGA), City Park, Charity, Northshore, and West Bank

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. Members of the SGA are elected by students. 

Meetings held: City Park, West Bank, Northshore (Covington and Slidell), School of Nursing, Blair Drive site, West Jefferson site 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Michelle Greco, mgreco@dcc.edu - City Park, Building 11, Rm. 111

Scott Borne, sborne@dcc.edu - Northshore

Ashley James, ajames@dcc.edu - West Bank

Sharon Robinson, srobin@dcc.edu - School of Nursing

Gwen Better, gbetter@dcc.edu - School of Nursing 

 

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

They work with local industry in the New Orleans area to establish co-op jobs for students in the engineering field. The club also invites professional speakers and provides tutoring service for engineering students.

Meetings held: City Park

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Ramon Ariza, rariza@dcc.edu

 

SPECTRUM

Spectrum is an organization of Students serving and Providing for and Empowering the Community through TEAMWORK REACHING and UNITING MULTICULTURALLY. We pride ourselves on making a difference in our community.

Meetings held: City Park

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Lynn Lowery, llower@dcc.edu

Ann Nealy, nealy-anealy@dcc.edu

Althea Martin, amartin@dcc.edu

 

Enactus

"A head for business.  A heart for the world"

Join this award-winning organization to make a difference and to develop leadership, teamwork and communication skills through learning, practicing, and teaching the principles of Free Enterprise. SIFE accepts all students interested in business and free enterprise.

Meetings held: City Park, Covington, Slidell, and West Bank

 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Charles Alfortish, calfor@dcc.edu

Moe Bode, mebode@dcc.edu

Hanje Woodson, hwoods@dcc.edu

John Guess, jguess@dcc.edu

Andrea Picou, apicou@dcc.edu

   

Janet Colletti, jcolle@dcc.edu

Tandra Taylor, ttaylo4@dcc.edu

 

Veterinarian Technology Technician Organization (VETT)

The purpose of this organization is to offer support and resources to the students who are currently in the VETT Tech Program and those who are transitioning into the limited admissions program.

 Meetings held: Covington

 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Jennifer Limon,  jlimon@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; to provide leadership and professional development.

Meetings held: West Bank

 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Alfreda Bell-Pilgrim, abellp@dcc.edu - West Bank Larocca Hall

 

 

X-treme Matheletes club (Delta Chi Mu)

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 held: West Bank

 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Pamela Windham, pwindh@dcc.edu 

 

 

Honor Societies:

 

Alpha Beta Gamma - (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 held: City Park

 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

John Hill, jmhil@dcc.edu

Terry Aime, taime@dcc.edu

Tandra Taylor, tmcqua@dcc.edu

Mark McClean, mmclea@dcc.edu

Donna Faucheux, dfauch@dcc.edu

Karen Muhsin, kmuhsi@dcc.edu

 

Delgado Honors Council or Honors Student Council

The honors Student Council is open to all students who are currently enrolled or were previously enrolled in an Honors course. The organization meets once a month and provides opportunities for leadership and service. They present papers and projects at local, regional, and national Honors conferences and compete in the state quiz bowl.

Meetings held: City Park

 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Jennifer Lang, jlang@dcc.edu

 

Mu Alpha Theta (Math Club)

Is a Math Honor Society that promotes scholarship in and enjoyment and understanding of mathematics among community and college students.

Meetings held: City Park

 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Darlene A. Williams, dwilli1@dcc.edu

Darlene Frederic, dfrede@dcc.edu

 

Phi Theta Kappa

This honor fraternity encourages scholastic achievement, leadership, and academic distinction. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 to qualify for membership.

Click here for memembership requirments.

Meetings held: City Park and West Bank

 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Kim Russel, krusse2@dcc.edu - City Park

Emily Fulgham-Clay, eclay@dcc.edu - City Park

Angela Camaille, acamai@dcc.edu - West Bank

Christopher Pylant, cplan@dcc.edu - West Bank

 

Sigma Alpha Chi (SAC)(Nursing Honor Society)

Sigma Alpha Chi is the honorary society of the Charity School of Nursing. Membership is extended to students who achieve a cumulative quality point ratio of 3.2 or above after the first year of nursing courses.

 

The organization offers free tutors to all CSN students in courses taught at DCC and the School of Nursing. SAC also participates in touring applicants interested in the school, serves on the Admissions committee, and sets up tutoring sessions.

Meetings held: City Park

 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Betty Vicknair, bvickn@dcc.edu

 

Sigma Chi Eta (Performance & Media Arts Honor Society)

The honors organization for the Performance and Media Arts majors, requires a 3.0 GPA overall in at least 12 hours of academic credits, with a 3.25 in at least 9 hours of the major courses. The Eta chapter at Delgado was named national chapter of the year for 2007.

Meetings held: City Park

 

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Jenny Louis, jlouis@dcc.edu

 

Service Organizations:

 

Upsilon Phi Upsilon Service Fraternity

Meetings held: City Park

Contact Faculty Advisor for more information:

Warren Atkins, watkin@dcc.edu