A.C. S.P.E.A.K.S. stands for Students Preparing and Executing Acts of Kindness and Service. Our goal is to promote service to those in need and to bring awareness to our students of the various non-profit organizations in our community, the needs these organizations help to meet, and how one can get involved. Projects are selected each semester that focus on helping a non-profit organization or an individual or a family in need. Membership is open to any student who is interested in serving others, but is automatic if you are a member of an Interpersonal Communication class that conducts service projects as part of this organization.
Alpha Beta Gamma – Rho Alpha Chapter
An international Business Honor Society established in 1970 to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students in business curricula. To achieve this goal, it provides leadership opportunities, forums for the exchange of ideas and the stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence. Since its founding, over 52,000 students from accredited community, junior, and technical colleges have been initiated into the society.
Angelina College Nursing Student Association
The Angelina College Nursing Student Association is an organization composed of nursing students and those students interested in pursuing a nursing career. The association is affiliated with and maintains membership in both the state’s Organization for the Advancement of Associate Degree Nursing and the Texas Nursing Students Association. Opportunities are provided for developing leadership qualities and involvement with current issues within the nursing profession. Through the student organization, students are represented in various ways on campus.
AC Rockin’ Roadrunners
The purpose of AC Rockin’ Roadrunners is to promote public speaking, public debate and community involvement. Students will have the opportunity to work with our service area to promote communication connections with local businesses, schools and nonprofit organizations. Students will experience communication exchanges that will assist in the development of learning about freedom of speech issues as well as improving leadership and speaking skills. Membership is open to all students or faculty members who have an interest in public speaking.
Campus Ministry International (CMI)
The purpose of C.M.I. is:
1. To reinforce the faith and principles of Christian youth attending Angelina College.
2. To provide for the students, faculty, staff as well as public a basis from which to learn about biblical teaching, Christian principles, and the experience of the Apostolic faith.
3. To engage students in public service, and positive leadership in their campus and community.
Child & Family Development Association
The purpose of this organization is to support children and their families in the community, as well as to provide funding to Child and Family Development students, in hopes it will ease the pressures of financial ability.
The mission of AC Crockett Aces is to be a supportive part of the community, We want to build confidence and mold leaders of the future by providing ways to give back to the community in which they live. We serve our community by volunteering, fond raising, and organizing events to help support the mission of AC.
Human Services Club
The purpose of the Human Services Club at Angelina College is to provide educational support and enrichment to individuals with special needs. Students supported by the club will be enrolled in credit or non-credit classes at Angelina College.
Jazz and Blues Club
Membership is open to any A.C. student with a general interest in jazz. No person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored, conducted, or recognized by Angelina College on any basis prohibited by applicable law, including but not limited to race, color, ethnicity, origin, religion, sex, or disability.
Phi Theta Kappa
Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for the two-year college. The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is demonstrated in the four hallmarks of the society: scholarship, leadership, fellowship and service. Through activities the organization strives to honor those hallmarks for the improvement of the community, the college, others and themselves. To be eligible for membership, a student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and have completed at least 12 hours of college work. Members must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA each semester following their induction. Provisional membership is available to students who have not yet completed twelve hours of college credit.
The Press Club is an organization primarily interested in quality journalism. Members include students on the AC View and Pacer staffs. The AC View staff is a group of students interested in the development of the Angelina College magazine. The Pacer staff is a group of students interested in the development of the Angelina College student newspaper. Quality work is strongly emphasized. Students eligible to be on the publications staffs include those who have taken COMM 1318 – Photography, COMM 2305 – Editing and Layout, or COMM 2311 – News Gathering and Writing.
Respiratory Care Program
The purpose of this organization is to provide funds available to respiratory students in hopes it will ease the pressures of financial ability for out of town clinicals with affiliated hospitals.
A Rotaract club is a Rotary club-sponsored organization of men and women between the ages of 18 and 30 whose purpose is to provide individuals an opportunity to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities, and to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service, and whose goals are:
- To emphasize professional and leadership skills;
- To emphasize respect for the rights of others , and to promote ethical standards and the dignity of all useful occupations;
- To provide opportunities for people to address the needs and concerns of the community and our world;
- To provide opportunities for working in cooperation with sponsoring Rotary clubs;
- To motivate people for eventual membership in Rotary.
Dr. Tom McKinney
Sociedad Honoraria de le Lengua Espanola (SHLE)
The purpose of this organization is to:
1. Recognize students in two-year colleges who excel in the study of the Spanish language and Hispanic culture.
2. Recognize those who have made the Hispanic contributions to modem culture better known in the English-speaking world.
3. Encourage students to acquire a greater interest in and a deeper understanding of Hispanic
4. Build and advocate friendship and mutual respect between the nations of Hispanic speech and those of English speech.
5. Serve its membership in ways that will contribute to the attainment of the goals and ideals of the society.
The purpose of this organization is to develop future scholars and professional stakeholders in education policy making. Students in our program are exposed to the concepts, language, and development of education policy making across a variety of settings.
Student Government Association
The Student Government Association is a leadership organization that aims to enhance student activities promote student participation in campus events and recognized student organizations, to enhance the welfare of the student body in general, and provide input as requested by the college administration on policies, planning, and evaluation.
Surgical Technology Program
The purpose of this organization is to provide the highest quality and comprehensive education to prepare the graduate to demonstrate the knowledge, understanding, application of technical, affective, psycho-motor, and critical thinking skills, and competency in the role as an entry-level surgical technology practitioner.