Campus Life

Student Organizations

Adventist Christian Fellowship

RSO Type: Religious
The purpose of this organization is to provide students with the opportunities to develop a wholesome lifestyle- academically, socially, physically, and spiritually.

President: Daniel Jeon
Advisor: Misty Watson

African Student Association (ASA)

RSO Type: Multicultural
The mission of the African Students’ Association is to serve the Dalton State Community and create awareness of the African culture and its people
President: Nkemjika Ebere
Advisor: Henry Codjoe

Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA)

RSO Type: Academic
ALPFA creates opportunities, adds value, and builds relationships for its student members, the community and it's business partners while expanding Latino leadership in the global workforce. Similarly, our shared values with the professional ALPFA chapter include professional growth, relationship building, inclusiveness, service, integrity, and culture. ALPFA is the leading professional association dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos and students in all business major fields. As a student chapter of this professional business association, we shall strive to participate in the professional chapter’s events, build professional relationships and network with other business students and corporate professionals.

President: Sonia Mendoza Pablo
Advisor: Caroline HammontreeBen Thrower

Alpha Kappa Lambda (AKL)

RSO Type: Fraternity
The goal Alpha Kappa Lambda is to mold young men into adults that will presume the leadership responsibilities and obligations of life as well as live their lives to the fullest by using the 5 ideals of Alpha Kappa Lambda.

President: Daniel Oliver
Advisor: Matt Hipps

Alpha Omicron Pi (AOPi)

RSO Type: Sorority
The object of the Fraternity shall be to encourage a spirit of Fraternity and love among its members; to stand at all times for character, dignity, scholarship, and college loyalty; to strive for and support the best interest of the colleges and universities in which chapters are installed, and in no way to disregard, injure, or sacrifice those interests for the sake of prestige or advancement of the Fraternity or any of its chapters.

President: Savannah Hunter
Advisor: Michael Hoff

Alpha Sigma Tau

RSO Type: Sorority
Invest in women by instilling the skills necessary to navigate life, and inspire members to enrich their own lives and the lives of others

President: Allika Peeler- Bagley
Advisor: David Williams

Baptist Collegiate Ministries

RSO Type: Religious
The purpose of BCM will be to encourage interested students in their Christian life and development by providing social, learning, service, leadership, and worship activities.

President: Logan Huggins
Advisor: Barbara Tucker

Beta Chi Nu

RSO Type: Academic
The purpose of the society is to stimulate interest in research, recognize achievement of academic excellence, support scholarship enhancement, promote the dissemination of information in the Biological Sciences, and encourage an engaged community among our members. 

President: Brittany Flood
Advisor: Elizabeth Lucht 

Chemist Society

RSO Type: Academic
The Chemist Society aims to bring together people interested in the chemical sciences for informed discussion and debate on issues, opportunities, and challenges in the scientific community. 

President: Madison Hobbs
Advisor: Tricia Scott

Colloquia: The English Club

RSO Type: Academic
The English Club at Dalton State promotes student interest in literature, rhetoric, and composition through encouraging academic scholarship and recognition. Members engage in creative processes and career-building skills while developing partnerships across the campus community and beyond.

President: Nathan Tucker
Advisor: Jenny Crisp

Finance and Applied Economics

The Finance and Applied Economics club is a collaborating group of Dalton State College students seeking to further their finance and economics knowledge and understanding, as well as promote the Finance and Applied Economics major and the School of Business. The club and its members seek to build a love for finance, applied economics and business by engaging in educational activities and community involvement.

President: Tanner McEntyre
Advisor: Corey Shank

International Club @ DSC

RSO Type: Multicultural
To Provide common ground of understanding between individuals of various ethnic origins at Dalton State College, through social, cultural, and educational activities. To develop a deeper understanding of international affairs, while fostering education and awareness about global perspective at Dalton State College and the community. To assist international students in gaining a better understanding of American culture and adjusting to life in the Dalton State College community.

President: Manuel Hernandez
Advisor: Henry Codjoe

Lambda Alpha Epsilon

RSO Type: Academic
Lambda Alpha Epsilon, Dalton State College Chapter, is a professional fraternity of students and professionals in the criminal justice system advancing individual integrity, educational excellence, and personal courage through service to students, the school, the criminal justice and legal professions and the community.

President: Brittany Cooley
Advisor: Dr. Natalie Johnson

Latin American Student Organization (LASO)

RSO Type: Multicultural
The purpose of the Latin American Student Organization is to help Latino students and their families integrate into and thrive within the Dalton State Community. We hope to educate students, faculty, staff, and surrounding communities about Latin American culture, issues facing Latin Americans, and increase cultural and intercultural awareness.

President: Marlen Hernandez Garcia
Advisor: Quincy Jenkins 

LEGENDS

RSO Type: General Population
Aim to create a sense of unity among students within the DSC and the Dalton Community, plan, sponsor and co-sponsor various social, educational and cultural programs for the DSC and the Dalton Community. 

President: Marcus Watson
Advisor: Stacie Kilgore

Math Club

RSO Type: Academic
The purpose of this club shall be:
1. to foster opportunities for student learning, 2. student research, 3. and networking for majors in Mathematics and related fields.

President: Kevin Phillips
Advisor: Geoffrey Poor

MIS-IT Club

RSO Type: Academic
MIS/IT club provides a professional environment for students interested in Business, Management Information Systems (MIS), and Information Technology (IT).

President: Arturo Hernandez
Advisor: Lorraine Gardiner

Omicron Delta Kappa

RSO Type: College Affiliated
Omicron Delta Kappa is the National Leadership Honor Society that recognizes and encourages superior leadership and exemplary character. Omicron Delta Kappa promotes collaboration among members across the five phases of ODK: scholarship, athletics, service, communications, and arts. To learn more, visit our website!

President: Autumn Hooton
Circle Coordinator: Bobby Whitehead
Advisor: Jami Hall

Ornithology Club

RSO Type: Common Cause
1. To unite students who have a common interest in birding. 2. To give members an opportunity to explore nature, different habitats, and improve their birding skills. 3. To encourage members to participate in citizen science through information exchange hubs such as Ebird.com and the local Audubon society. 

President: Melissa Pell
Advisor: David DesRochers

Photography and Film at Dalton State

RSO Type: Common Cause
The Photography and Film club at Dalton State aims to provide students interested in either film or photography with an opportunity to showcase their skills and serve the campus. Members would be able to attend Dalton State events and take pictures or video which can be showcased on campus. Members will also be able to strengthen their knowledge of photography and film through workshops as well as attending education sessions throughout the semester.

President: Jennifer Cruz
Advisor: Misty Watson

Psi Chi

RSO Type: Academic
Psi Chi is an international honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology. 

President: Tregony McNair
Advisor: Alicia Briganti

Psychology Club

RSO Type: General Population
The purpose of the Dalton State Undergraduate Psychology club is to stimulate, maintain, and encourage excellence in psychology. The club seeks to facilitate and further knowledge in psychology among students. This club seeks to encourage and promote networking between students, their peers, and their professors. The Undergraduate Psychology Club will provide volunteer options for students and provide opportunities for students to learn about career advancement, graduate schools, and programs, as well as internship opportunities. This club seeks to promote the education of psychology and provide educational enrichment as well as social services to the community and students.

President: Scott Beck
Advisor: Elizabeth Dunaway

Respiratory Therapy Club

RSO Type: Academic
The purpose of the club is to culture and educate not only the student body but the local community in areas of the healthcare field concerning Respiratory Therapy. We want to connect and improve the local community environment. We want to cultivate comradery between first and second-year students in the program and promote a positive learning environment. 

President: Abraham Adame
Advisor: Stephanie Watkins

Rock Bridge Campus Fellowship

RSO Type: Religious
The purpose of RBCF is to provide a community for fellow students to connect to not only the campus but also the local church. RBCF will facilitate outreach event on campus, lead small group discussions, and seek to serve various departments including faculty and staff. 

President: Adam Sansom
Advisor: Kelley Mahoney

SACNAS

RSO Type: Academic
SACNAS is a society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists from college students to professionals-to attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership. SACNAS members are dedicated to giving back through mentorship, peer networks, professional development, and by engaging in science research and leadership of the highest caliber. The organization, its members, and chapters are committed to encouraging minority students and scientists to advance to their utmost capability. SACNAS chapters organize campus, regional and community activities to promote the scientific and personal development of its members.

President: Natalia Romero
Advisor: Annabelle Mckie-Voerste

The Secular Student Alliance at Dalton State College

RSO Type: Common Cause
The Secular Student Alliance empowers secular students to proudly express their identity, build welcoming communities, promote secular values, and set a course for lifelong activism.

President: William Cline
Advisor:
 Dr. Cecile de Rocher

SGAE of Dalton State

RSO Type: Academic
We promote quality education for all students, develop and promote our professional interests and concerns, protect and strengthen the employment, human, and civil rights of all members, promote the interests of members of the profession without bias, and provide leadership and serve as the voice for education.

President: Briana Cedillo
Advisor: Molly Zhou

Sigma Tau Delta

RSO Type: Academic
Sigma Tau Delta's ultimate goal is to promote literacy and education among fellow students and the surrounding community. Students who show great excellence in their academics have the opportunity to be recognized and distinguished through Sigma Tau Delta. As lovers of English and Literature, we strive to promote English and Literature as a wonderful and interesting study and by doing so, we foster literacy in the community.

President: Madison Lea
Advisor: Jennifer Randall

The Social Work Club

RSO Type: General Population
The club shall be to establish a social work presence on campus through acts of advocacy, education and volunteerism, to promote a positive image of the social work profession, to promote collaborative working relationships with other students and campus organizations, and to support the personal/professional development of its membership.

President: Faith McGee
Advisor: Eugene Powers

Trew Friends

RSO Type: Common Cause
Through educating, advocating, and grass-roots organizing, we seek to increase the number of registered organ donors, and raise awareness of the importance of organ donation among individuals of all ages. An extension of the Heather Trew Foundation for Eye, Organ, and Tissue Donation Recognized partner of Donate Life America

President: Tory Corley
Advisor: Gail Ward

Young Americans for Freedom of Dalton State College

RSO Type: Common Cause
YAF's purpose is to promote the organization's conservative principles as outlined in the governing document, the Sharon Statement. YAF conducts educational activities and provide conservative leadership on campus. YAF strives to assist students in their efforts to understand and promote conservatism on campus and in the surrounding community.

President: Laura Alton
Advisor: Jonathan Gulledge

Veterans Association of Dalton State 

RSO Type: Common Cause
The Veterans Association of Dalton State provides for a peer support group of veterans and military students for veterans and military students to progress in achieving education. VADS creates a growing social network for veterans, military students and student-supporters of the military at Dalton State and the surrounding community

President: Clint Dodd
Advisor: Katrina Autry

Wesley Foundation at Dalton State

RSO Type: Religious
The purpose of this organization shall be:
• Offering ministries of witness, nurture, outreach, and fellowship we seek to provide a well-balanced approach to faith development.
• Enable students to encounter God and become strong disciples of Jesus Christ through personal transformation.
• Guide students through all forms of Grace as the central understanding of Christian faith and life under the structure of John Wesley.
• Become active participants in God’s activity in the world through mission and service. Outreaching in the community and worldwide efforts.

President: Lauren Pippin
Advisor: Forrest Blackbourn