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Student Clubs, Organizations, and Activites
|Congratulations to the Student Senate for receiving the following awards at the state-wide N4CSGA conference held April 5 - 7.
Top “C” Campus Award
|The Student Senate is the local Student Government Association at Durham
Tech.The Senate is the voice of the community college student on campus.
Join the Student Senate!
Meetings are held Wednesdays from 3:15-5 p.m. in the Wynn Center, Barbara Baker Activities Room, room 1114. View the schedule
Read more about the Student Senate and and how to join on the Student Senate web page.
|Amigos Unidos (Spanish Club)|
|An organization open to all students desiring to further their knowledge
about the Spanish culture, people and language. It is a social group of
students, many of whom are taking Spanish, who promote awareness of Hispanic
culture on campus through activities. The club also supports activities
of a service nature, raising funds for Hispanic and non-Hispanic families.
Advisor: Lance Lee 919-536-7223, ext. 8187
|Durham Early Childhood Association|
|An organization open to all persons who are concerned about the emotional,
health, intellectual, physical and safety needs of young children.
Advisor: Vanessa Spence 919-536-7230, ext. 8070
|Gamers of Durham|
|The purpose of the Gamers of Durham is to promote all forms of legal recreational gaming, promote fellowship, help broaden information about the gaming business and technology, and serve as an advocate for gamers on related issues at the College. The club provides a forum for students, faculty, and non-student gamers to come and teach or play games. The types of games include, but are not limited to, video games, computer games, card games, collectible card games, role-playing games, and board games.
Advisor: Patrick Hines 919-536-7200, ext. 6101
Co-Advisor: Heidi White 919-536-7200, ext. 4052
Spring 2013 meetings are the following Mondays from 3 - 5 p.m. in the Wynn Center, Barbara Baker Room
Halloween Costume Contest/Gaming Bash 2012
|Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society|
|A scholastic honor and educational-service organization for students in
colleges and universities. The organization objectives are "to recognize
and encourage excellence in education, to promote the development of leadership
ability and character in its members, and to foster, disseminate, and improve
education through appropriate service projects."
Advisor: Don Sommerfeldt 919-536-7235, ext. 8169
|Gamma Beta Phi Facebook page|
|International Students Club|
|An organization developed to facilitate the exchange of information
about different cultures through regular meetings and other activities.
Advisor: Karin Abell 919-536-7200, ext. 3226
The next meetings are Thursday, March 14 and March 21, 3-4 p.m. in the White Building, room 50.
|Final Draft Club|
|An organization that provides opportunities for members of the Durham
Tech community to experience area literary and cultural events. The club is the publisher of The Final Draft Literary Journal, a compilation of poetry, artwork, essays, and short
stories written and created by students, staff, and faculty which is published
each spring. Beginning writers and artists are especially
encouraged to submit material. The staff is comprised of students and
instructors who judge the work submitted, edit the works, and publish
the final product. In addition, the Final Draft Club encourages group participation
in community literacy projects. We offer creative writing workshops which are open to the Durham Tech community.
Co-Advisor: Jonathan Cook 919-536-7223, ext. 8007
Co-Advisor: Stephanie Whetstone 919-536-7223, ext. 8018
Spring 2013 meetings: Tuesday/Thursday, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Phillips Building, room 371.
|Minds That Create|
|Minds that Create (MTC) recognizes and encourages excellence in entrepreneurship. Both full-time and part-time students are welcome to join. MTC promotes the development of entrepreneurship skills in the areas of leadership, character, integrity, management, and wealth creation, and encourages social responsibility of the organization and each member. Members must be actively engaged in supporting the process of creating or expanding a business or organization.
Advisor: LaShon Harley 919-536-7230, ext. 8064
Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month at 3:00 p.m. in the White Building, room 50.
|Nova is Latin for new, and that's what we're about: new ideas, new opinions and new people. Nova is a weekly discussion group focused on bringing students together to share opinions and ideas. We are run by students and all you have to do to become a member is show up.
Advisor: Vernon Bridges 919-536-7231, ext. 8077
|Paralegal Technology Club|
|The Paralegal Technology Club is an association for paralegal students created to promote scholarship, increase awareness of the paralegal profession, and provide information and opportunities for prospective employment.
Advisor: Susan Sutton 919-536-7230, ext. 8071
Paralegal Program Blog
|Phi Theta Kappa|
|An international honor society recognizing academic achievement among two-year college students. Provides opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming. The organization also provides access to many scholarship opportunities. To be inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, students must be enrolled in a degree program and have a minimum 3.5 GPA with at least 18 hours of credits. Eligible students are emailed an invitation at the beginning of the semester.
Attend an information session to learn about Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society eligibility requirements, scholarship opportunities, and activities for the upcoming semester. Phillips Building, room 303
|Phi Beta Lambda|
|The purpose of Phi Beta Lambda is to provide opportunities for post-secondary
students to develop business-related career competencies. Phi Beta Lambda
is an integral part of the instructional program and in addition promotes
a sense of civic and personal responsibility.
Help Phi Beta Lambda raise money to attend the PBL National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, CA in June by supporting several delicious fundraisers.
|Practical Nursing Student's Organization|
|An organization that provides an opportunity for practical nursing
students to receive regular communication and to voice their concerns
relevant to their profession.
Advisor: Sherry Wilson 919-536-7233, ext. 8137
|Respiratory Therapy Students Club|
|The Respiratory Therapy Students Club is an organization to promote
the profession of respiratory therapy through communication, fund-raising,
and participation in other activities on campus and in the community.
Advisor: Bob Gingrich 919-536-7200, ext. 8110
|A club that provides an outlet for students who are interested in science, the environment and the outdoors. We're not all science majors!
Advisor: Julie Hoover 919-536-7223, ext. 8021
|Sigma Delta Mu|
|An honor society recognizing outstanding students in the Spanish curriculum. One of the society's goals is to To encourage a greater interest in and a deeper understanding among college students of Hispanic cultures.
Advisor: Shannon Hahn 919-536-7200, ext. 8019
|Single Parent Club|
|The Single Parent Club provides the opportunity for single parent
students to be part of a support system that addresses parenting, academic,
professional, and social needs.
Advisor: Beth Shulman 919-536-7209, ext. 1510
|Spectrum is an organization whose mission is to advocate for and support the needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex,
Queer, Questioning, and Allies people on the DTCC campus. Spectrum provides a framework to raise awareness through educational advocacy and community involvement while working to dismantle oppression in all its forms.
Advisor - Theresa Fine-Pawsey 919-536-7200, ext. 8015
Meeting Schedule: Mondays, Collins Building, room 286, 1-2 p.m.
|Student Clinical Research Association (SCRA)|
|The Student Association of the Clinical Trials Research Associate Program
at Durham Technical Community College.
Advisor - Laurin Mancour 919-536-7233, ext. 8131
|Student Nurse's Organization|
|An organization open to all students in the Nursing curriculum.
Co-Advisor: Joel Adams 919-536-7200, ext. 8108
|Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA)|
| SOTA is a non-profit, student-run organization that promotes occupational therapy through community service, public relations, fundraising, and campus activities. SOTA provides fellowship among students and faculty, educational opportunities through community service activities, and leadership opportunities within the organization.
This year SOTA is opening its doors to prospective DTCC OTA students! Membership is a great opportunity to meet current OTA students in the program, learn more about OT and get involved in community. The SOTA membership fee is $5 for current OTA students and $2 for prospective OTA students per semester.
Advisor: Carol Marcus 919-536-7233, ext. 8120
|Tau Eta Sigma|
|A professional dental technical fraternity that promotes the highest
possible degree of individual excellence in the art and science of dental
Advisor: Gregory Walton 919-536-7233, ext. 8136
|Unleashed Dance Organization|
|Unleashed Dance Organization’s goal is to promote the development of students’ ability to dance, appreciate and learn styles of dance from around the world, and encourage excellence. All DTCC students are welcome to join.
Advisor: Isaac Thomas 919-536-7261, ext. 1419
Meeting schedule. To join, read the constitution and fill out the member profile.
|VISIONS: Leadership Initiative|
|Visions Leadership Initiative, better known as Visions, encourages participants to excel academically, personally, and professionally; stay in college; graduate; and achieve their goals. Our primary focus is to promote the academic achievement of minority men, but all are welcome.
Advisor: Isaac Thomas 919-536-7261, ext. 1419
Meeting schedule for Fall Semester 2012
Learn more about VISIONS and how to join.
The Women's Leadership is an organization open to all female students. This organization is designed to support, encourage, and celebrate the contributions that female students can make to the College Campus. The primary focus will be on skill development in the areas of leadership, mentoring, and networking on campus and in the Triangle community we serve. If you are looking to build a reservoir of self esteem, self worth, elegance, grace, strength and intellect come join us!