We host over 20 student organizations covering a wide variety of student interests. These groups provide a wonderful opportunity for you to become involved in campus life and to connect with other students on campus. The Office of Student Activities oversees all recognized student clubs on campus and assists with the formation of new groups, leadership training, and the planning of numerous campus events. The staff is available to consult with individuals and organizations to help them succeed and get involved.

Clubs & Organizations

The Club and Organization Advisor Handbook

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All student clubs must update their club file and submit a current officer roster to the Office of Student Activities at the beginning of the fall semester. The Club and Organization Advisor Handbook is a document that was created to assist all faculty and staff advisors in the appropriate function and flow of their organization. 


Complete List of Clubs:

Alpha Delta Nu Honor Society (ADN)

Alpha Delta Nu is the National Honor Society for Associate Degree Nursing Students. It functions under the auspices of N-OADN, the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing. The purpose of ADN is to promote scholarship and academic excellence in the profession of nursing. For more information, contact Phyllis Fujita at fujita.phyllis@gaston.edu or Angela King at king.angela@gaston.edu.

American Society of Civil Engineers

The purpose of the Civil Engineering Club is to further the members’ knowledge of Civil engineering, to encourage academic achievements, and to participate in all school activities and functions. For more information, contact Scotty Brooks at brooks.scotty@gaston.edu or Jonathan Hollifield at hollifield.jonathan@gaston.edu.

Art Club

The Art Club coordinates educational and social enrichment activities. These arts-related activities enhance classroom skills and encourage networking with other students and faculty. For more information about the Gaston College Art Club, please contact Barbara Chadwick at chadwick.barbara@gaston.edu or Liliya Zalevskaya at zalevskaya.liliya@gaston.edu.

Broadcasting Club

The Gaston College Student Broadcasting Association supports the academic and extra-curricular activities of Gaston College students and interested members of the community as they relate to broadcasting and mass communications in the area. This includes planning and hosting of events, workshops, and activities in support of the Broadcasting Production Technology program at Gaston College, and the career-development of students in that program. For more information about the Broadcasting Club, contact the advisor, Kate Carmody at carmody.kate@gaston.edu.


The purpose of this organization is to offer students a community that is helping to fulfill the Great Commission in the power of the Holy Spirit by winning people to faith in Jesus Christ, building them in their faith and sending them to win and build others, and helping the body of Christ to do evangelism and discipleship. For more information on this club, contact Monica Phillips at phillips.monica@gaston.edu.

Educators of Tomorrow Club

The Educators of Tomorrow Club’s purpose is to provide counseling, advice, and support to future educators and to participate in community service projects. For more information on the Educators of Tomorrow Club, contact the advisor, Robin Reilly at reilly.robin@gaston.edu.

Gamma Beta Phi Society (GBP)

The Gamma Beta Phi Society is a national honors and service society. This society promotes scholarship, leadership, and good character. Membership is open to all students who have met following requirements: a) completed twelve or more credit hours toward a curriculum degree, b) have a cumulative grade point average of 3.500, and c) currently enrolled at least six credit hours. The Gaston College Chapter, which was chartered on March 23, 1966, is a member of the national organization. For more information, contact Renita Johnson at johnson.renita@gaston.edu or Tanisha Williams at williams.tanisha@gaston.edu.

Human Services Club

The mission of the Human Services Club is to educate and promote opportunities for professional development and to improve quality of life for individuals within the community and meet the needs of organizations in the human services fields. For more information on this club, contact the advisor, Marlena Thomas at thomas.marlena@gaston.edu.

Massage Therapy Club

The mission of the Massage Therapy Club is to promote wellness of the body, mind and spirit through therapeutic massage. The club will increase public awareness of therapeutic massage through community education in Gaston College and surrounding areas. For more information on this club, contact the advisor, Monica Phillips at phillips.monica@gaston.edu.

Math Club

The purpose of the Math Club is to educate students regarding the history of mathematics and its uses in everyday life, promote math throughout the community, and organize specialized study groups for each level of mathematical education. For more information, contact Sholeh Shariat at shariat.sholeh@gaston.edu or Bill Burgin at burgin.bill@gaston.edu.

Medical Assisting Club

The purpose of the Medical Assisting Club shall be to further develop leadership skills, to promote rules and regulations of self-government as established by the college, to establish a communication media, to enlarge extra-curricular opportunities for MA students, to promote high educational and professional standards within the profession, and to encourage club involvement in community service projects which are health oriented. This club is open to students that are officially enrolled in the MA program. For more information, contact Melody Gibson at gibson.melody@gaston.edu or Lythia Bynum bynum.lythia@gaston.edu.

Minority Male Success Initiative (Men of Excellence)

The Minority Male Mentoring Organization is open to all curriculum students at Gaston College. The purpose of the organization is to increase retention rates and develop leadership among minority males at Gaston College through academic advancement, personal development, and civic engagement. For more information, contact Kendrick McDowell at mcdowell.kendrick@gaston.edu.

National Technical Honor Society

The National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) is an educational non-profit that exists to honor, recognize, and empower students and teachers in Career & Technical Education. Since 1984, NTHS has been honoring outstanding student achievement, providing scholarships and career development opportunities. For more information, contact Lisa Jurs at jurs.lisa@gaston.edu or Melody Gibson at gibson.melody@gaston.edu.

Psi Beta (PB)

The purpose of Psi Beta is to provide national recognition of student’s early interest and dedication to the field of psychology and scholastic achievement; to encourage research and excellent research skills; and to benefit the campus and community through programs and services. For further information on Psi Beta, contact the club advisors, Hisayo Tokura-Gallo at tokura-gallo.hisayo@gaston.edu or Amy Chaney at chaney.amy@gaston.edu.

Psychology Club

The purpose of the Psychology Club is to provide an engaging and inspirational atmosphere to foster the active interest and participation in psychology and within the community. For more information on please, contact Hisayo Tokura-Gallo at tokura-gallo.hisayo@gaston.edu or Amy Chaney at chaney.amy@gaston.edu.

Practical Nursing Student Association

The purpose of the Practical Nursing Student Association club is to promote improved health of all individuals, develop leadership in members and provide fellowship opportunities, open lines of communication among students and members of the local community. The club exists to advocate academic, personal and professional excellence. The club conducts numerous health related community service projects throughout the year and promotes healthy lifestyles on and off campus. For more information contact Shannon Ferguson at ferguson.shannon@gaston.edu.

Student Government Association (SGA)

SGA is the Student Government Association of Gaston College; our purpose is to encourage student leadership and participation in the concerns and activities of Gaston College. The SGA also acts as the student’s voice and represents their interests. SGA has many functions, some of which include budget, advocacy, supporting student clubs and organizations along with programming and events. All students are invited to attend meetings. For additional information, contact Renita Johnson at johnson.renita@gaston.edu.

Student Nursing Association (SNA)

The Associate Degree Nursing, Student Nurses Association assumes responsibility for contributing to nursing education in order to provide for the highest quality of health care. SNA will provide programs representative of fundamental interests and concerns to nursing students. For more information about SNA, contact the advisor Amanda Lamphear at lamphear.amanda@gaston.edu.

Tau Alpha Phi Honor Society

Tau Alpha Pi is the National Honor Society for two-year engineering technology students. The purpose of Tau Alpha Pi is to recognize high standards of scholarship among students in engineering technology programs and promote the engineering technology departments at their institutions. For more information, contact Dr. George Hendricks at hendricks.george@gaston.edu.

TRiO/ Student Success and Support Society (SSS)

The TRiO/SSS Society is open to all TRiO students at Gaston College to offer additional opportunities for members to meet new friends and to make a positive difference in the lives of other students and the community. For more information, contact Dr. Eric Styles at styles.eric@gaston.edu.

True Colors

True Colors provides an on-campus safe haven for all interested students, including gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender students and allies. The purpose of True Colors to educate the student body of resources, support services, activism, and volunteerism opportunities on campus and in the local area. For more information, contact the club advisors, Robin Reilly at reilly.robin@gaston.edu or Gerri Dobbins at dobbins.gerri@gaston.edu.

Veterinary Medical Technology Club

The purpose of the Veterinary Medical Technology Club is to promote the veterinary technology profession; to develop leadership skills; and encourage club involvement in community service projects that are animal oriented. For more information on the Vet Tech Club, contact Melanie Skinner at skinner.melanie@gaston.edu.