Registered Student Organizations will allow students to build communities through connections made by common interests and identities. These communities will provide opportunities for students to develop their leadership, promote awareness of issues, expand professional and personal competencies, and engage with Dalton State and local communities outside of the classroom.


All active RSOs are listed below in alphabetical order by type.

Academic Clubs and Departmental Organizations

An academic/departmental organization is an extension of a specific academic program or department. These organizations facilitate further growth within a given discipline, fostering supplemental learning and professional development opportunities.

Beta Chi Nu

The purpose of the society is to stimulate interest in research, recognize the 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: Taylor Fowler
Advisors: Chuck Fink and Leah Howell 

Chemist Honor Society

The objective of this Society is for its members to obtain experience in presenting technical material before chemical audiences, foster a professional spirit among members, to instill pride in the chemical sciences, and foster an awareness of the responsibilities and challenges of the modern chemist.

President: Catherine Romo
Advisor: Tricia Scott and Amanda Smith

Ecology Society

The purpose of the DSC Ecology Society is to allow students to engage with ecological science regardless of prior experience via research, field work, cleanup opportunities, and events.

President: Jacob Thompson
Advisor: Daniel Gaillard

Engineering Club

The mission of EC is to push for greater opportunities for engineering majors and those interesting in the field. EC seeks to accomplish this mission by research opportunities, allowing students to connect to local businesses with speakers, Job site tours, allowing job shadowing and internship opportunities, and in-club group projects.

President: Aaron Broyles
Vice President: Kyland Lemming
Secretary: Meagan Michael
Treasurer: Hunter Henry
Advisor: Emma Cooley

Lambda Alpha Epsilon

American Criminal Justice Association, Lambda Alpha Epsilon is to engage Criminal Justice majors and minors at Dalton State through campus events, promoting/raising awareness for criminal justice issues, learning through guest speakers- law enforcement agencies/personnel, and to provide opportunities for members.

President: Susanne Coyle
Advisor: Natalie Johnson

Math Club

The purpose of this club shall be to provide networking for majors in Mathematics and related fields, student research, and to foster interest in mathematics. We hope to inspire curiosity for various mathematical fields and subjects and to promote academic growth within the Dalton State community.

President: Kevin Jones
Advisor: Geoffrey Poor

Pre-Health Professions Club

The Pre-Health Professionals Club’s objective is to prepare students striving for a career in the healthcare field. The club supports students interested in medical, pharmacy, physician assistant, dental, veterinarian, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and more health careers. Members will learn more about their health profession and prepare their admission applications for their health professional schools. Members will have the opportunity to connect and work together as well as gain knowledge and experience by meeting guest speakers in specific health professions, volunteering, and visiting schools.

President: Karla Hernandez
Advisor: Andy Meyer

Psi Chi

Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, and to advance the science of psychology.

President: Savannah Nance
Advisor: Dr. Alicia Briganti

Psychology Club

The purpose of this club is to stimulate, maintain, and encourage excellence in psychology. The club seeks to facilitate and further knowledge in psychology among students. The Psychology Club seeks to encourage and promote networking between students, their peers, and their professors.

President: Savannah Nance
Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth Dunaway

Respiratory Therapy Club

The club is to uphold success and create good relationships with other healthcare professions. It gives an opportunity for future RRT to establish leadership with an amazing attitude. This creates a friendly environment for all.

President: Micah Manley
Advisor: Cindy Davis

Social Work Club

The purpose of 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 groups/ organizations, and to support the personal and professional development of its membership

President: Mario Valle
Advisor: Steven Cooper

College Affiliated Organizations

College-affiliated organizations provide programs and events to all students on campus and receive annual student fee-based operating budgets to support their work.

Campus Activities Board (CAB)

More Information Coming Soon.

President: Cameron West and Memphis Duisen

Advisor: Alex Sanchez

Students Advocating for Volunteer Efforts (SAVE)

More Information Coming Soon.

President: Kaycee Painter

Advisor: Heather Williams

Student Government Association (SGA)

More Information Coming Soon.

Community Engagement & Advocacy

Service organizations strive to provide a wide variety of safe, well-planned volunteer and community service opportunities. Advocacy organizations actively educate and cultivate interest in specific issues.  In addition, they all foster a life-long commitment to civic engagement and provide opportunities for students to reflect on their community service experience.

Environmental Sustainability Club

To promote the idea of sustainability on and off campus. To educate the campus population on sustainability as it relates to all majors. Cultivate an idea of a “sustainable self” within all involved. Instill a sense of professionalism in all participants.

President: Amanda York
Advisor: Doyle Loughre

Young Democrats

The purpose of the Young Democrats is to stimulate in the youth of Dalton State College an active interest in governmental affairs; to increase the efficiency of popular
government; to foster and perpetuate the ideals and principles of the Democratic Party; to recruit the most promising material for leadership; to encourage statesmanship; to aid the Democratic Party; to provide through its administration the highest degree of justice and social welfare; and to serve as a voice for young people within the Democratic Party

President: Rachel Moffett
Advisor: Annabelle McKie-Voerste

Diversity and Inclusion 

Diversity organizations facilitate the maintenance of and/or education relating to customary beliefs, social forms, and gender, racial, ethnic, spiritual, or social group traits. Diversity organizations foster communication, understanding, and positive relations among cultural groups.

Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA)

The purpose of ALPFA is to succeed our Wright School of Business students, as well as our other student body, to gain many connections and experiences throughout our involvement in our community as well as the surrounding communities. ALPFA continues to build upon its proud legacy with a mission: To empower and develop men and women as leaders of character for the nation, in every sector of the global economy.

President: Courtney Manzano
Advisor: Patrick Ryle

Beta Chi Nu

The purpose of the society is to stimulate interest in research, recognize the 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: Taylor Fowler
Advisors: Chuck Fink

Black Student Union

The purpose of the BSU is to provide a safe space to gather, collaborate, share ideas, and concerns as it relates to matriculating as black students at Dalton State College. Each student is an important contributor to the College’s mission and black students are needed to assist in accomplishing the college’s goals and objectives: to promote diversity, rich collegiate experiences, active leadership, and positive contributions to the college community and beyond. To ensure effective and successful participation of black student voice, this organization will provide the best possible environment to encourage, and also guide decisions that will identify, explore, and recommend specific actions in the recruitment, retention, and support of black students at DSC.

President: Brenda Oladejo
Advisor: Sharlonne Smith

Indian Student Association

The purpose of the club is to connect our Dalton State community to our Indian culture and traditions through Festival, Food and other varies events. As well as, spread cultural education and awareness

President: Raj Patel
Advisor: Ethan Williams

Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion (JEDI) Leaders

They are a diverse group of students committed to bringing awareness to diversity issues that affect all students at Dalton State. They will be expected to develop and execute educational and interactive programs that promote and welcome diversity and inclusion and increase student involvement and interest in multicultural topics

President: Karah Beard
Advisor: Aimee Cribbs

Latin American Student Organization (LASO)

Create an inclusive community for students of Latin American heritage and their allies at Dalton State College. Bring awareness to issues that affect minority communities, with special attention to the Latin American Community, and educate students on how to tackle these issues. Educate students on Latin American culture and history

President:Emmanuel Ramirez
Advisor: Nancy Avila De Wells

SACNAS

SACNAS is devoted to the progression of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in pursuit of a STEM degree. The organization encourages its members to advance to their utmost capability in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership.

President: Joshua Perea
Advisor: Annabelle Mckie-Voerste

Faith-Based or Religious Organizations

Faith-Based or Religious organizations serving the DS campus are based on the philosophy of providing opportunities for spiritual enrichment, social activities, and religious service. Religious organizations strive to allow students to integrate spiritual values, intellectual pursuits, and personal development.

There are currently no active RSOs in this category. If you are interested in starting one, please see submit “New RSO Requests” here

Fraternity or Sorority Organizations

Social fraternities and sororities are those organizations (most recognized as single-gender) that provide students with a social atmosphere while establishing standards in academics, philanthropy, community service, and education. These organizations are exclusive (used to denote attaining membership in only one organization) and are initiatory by historical standards.

Alpha Kappa Lambda

Alpha Kappa Lambda is a nationally recognized fraternity, that aim’s to empower and educate men in their undergraduate years. AKL focuses on several philanthropy, volunteer, leadership building, and educational based topics to help build our members’ careers and future prospects.

President: Chase Hornsby
Advisor: William Mast

Alpha Omicron Pi

The purpose of AOII is to carry into the world a spirit of love. Our organization was founded on values including integrity and dignity and we stand for inspiring ambition in all we do. Lambda Delta is empowering women to embrace character, dignity, scholarship, and college loyalty while we embrace diversity, cherish sisterhood

President: Lauren Finney
Advisor: Matthew Hipps

Alpha Sigma Tau

The mission of the Alpha Sigma Tau National Sorority and its chapters shall be to invest in women by instilling the skills necessary to navigate life and inspire members to enrich their own lives and the lives of others.Epsilon Upsilon  is commited to creating a safe place for woman to grow, feel safe and suported, and enrich the lives of those around us.

President: Nohemi Reynoso
Advisor: Courtnee Bunch

General Interest Organizations

General interest organizations provide an opportunity to plan and participate in various programs that provide students with support, social interaction, and co-curricular opportunities outside the classroom. These organizations promote events regarding topics of interest that enhance student learning inside the classroom through practical application outside the classroom.

Cheer Club

The DSC Cheerleading Team’s functions are to promote university spirit by supporting the athletic teams and crowd at any sports game. They will support the community to benefit the school’s spirit. As a team, members should act as role models to younger generations and siblings or mentors to any individual they come across.

President: Katie Sponberger and Madison Reyes
Advisor: Courtney Petty

Photo & Film Club

Our purpose is to allow students to strengthen their skills in Photography & Film. By teaching them the art of photography. As well as by supporting them through their creative journey. While simultaneously serving the students and other RSOs by taking pictures at their events.

President: Erik Saenz
Advisor: Diego Alvarado Ruiz

Roadrunner Game Club

To create and foster healthy friendships by engaging in the common pastime of gaming utilizing Dalton State College’s Game Room. To build this community, we will host thematic gaming events designed to provide all students with a fun, motivating experience.

President: Alex Whaley
Advisor: Samantha Blair

Secular Student Alliance

The purpose of this club shall be to promote the development of a society where the ideals of scientific rationality, secularism, and human-based ethics flourish. The alliance focuses on fostering these values among Dalton State students.

President: Kasey Tolzman
Advisor: Travis McKie-Voerste

Songbirds

The mission of Songbirds is to connect student’s and student musicians together, over there love and passion of music. Thus allowing students to have a better feeling of belonging on campus

President: Patton Pickard
Advisor: Ethan Williams

The Art Club (TAC)

Our main goal as a club is to expose students to the creative world of art and its many benefits.

President: Elizabeth Martinez
Advisor: Molly Zhou

Hazing Information

Hazing is a violation of the Student Code of Conduct. For more information on hazing, please refer to the Max Gruver Act. To report hazing or any other violation of the Student Code of Conduct, please refer a concern below.