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.
Angelina College Student Association
The Student Association shall be organized to deal with student programs and issues, to enhance student activities, and to provide input as requested by the college administration on policies, planning and evaluation. It shall also be the purpose of the association to promote student participation in campus activities and recognized student organizations, to promote student morale and the welfare of the student body in general.
AC Rockin’ Roadrunners
The purpose of Club Express 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.
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.
Live Poet’s Society
An organization of poets, authors, artists and those who appreciate literature. Must be an Angelina College student taking six or more hours with a GPA no lower than 1.0. The purpose of this organization is to enjoy various creative writing genres by reading, writing, or listening to them.
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.
PSI (Psychology and Sociology Ink.)
The purpose of this organization is to create an environment in which learning about psychology and sociology can be promoted by like-minded individuals. Membership is open to all students and faculty interested in psychology or sociology.
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.
The Spanish Club strives to expand awareness of the Hispanic culture and provide opportunities to participate in activities that contribute to this awareness. The organization encourages Angelina College students to participate actively in collegiate life and provides academic support to Hispanic students and students of Spanish. Membership with voting privileges is extended to all students of Angelina College.
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.
Students for a Democratic Society
The purpose of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) is to educate the student population of Angelina College on left-wing politics. The goal of SDS at Angelina College is to energize the student base to take part in grassroots political movements and to use the “voice” they have been given.
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.