Baptist Campus Ministries
The Oconee Campus Activities Board provides our campus community with educational, recreational, social, and cultural entertainment and opportunities. CAB hosts two monthly programs, Breakfast with CAB and Movie Monday, as well as large special events on several occasions throughout the semester. Our only purpose is to serve the student body by providing a multitude of options for you to get involved with GSC. Suggestions for programs and improvements are always welcome! CAB meets every other Monday at 12:00pm (noon) in Room 560.
The Student Ambassadors on the Oconee campus are the first faces potential and new students see. They are involved in giving tours, helping with Open House and SOAR, and answer questions at the info desk. Student Ambassadors get co-curricular credit, a chance to meet new/current students, fun leadership trips/events, networking, as well as a reference builder and resume booster! Students are welcome to join for the Fall 2008 semester.
The Chestatee Review is Gainesville State College's prestigious literary and art magazine. Published annually in the spring, the award-winning Chestatee Review features a myriad of superb student work, including poetry, short stories, plays, essays, and art. In addition to the publication of student work, several literary events and workshops are organized, funded, and hosted by The Chestatee Review. Students who participate as staff members not only receive course credit, they also learn valuable skills in marketing, event planning, editing, graphic design, writing, collaboration, and communication.
The College Republicans are here on campus to make students aware of today's political issues, encourage civic engagement by participating in the election process at the state and local level, and educate Oconee students through debate and discussion about the different perspectives on various issues of the times.
The Digital Video Production Club provides opportunities for students interested in broadcast journalism to get hands-on experience developing and producing a variety of web-based news programs. All students are welcome, and no experience is necessary. Contact the club advisor for information on meeting times.
To promote enjoyment of film as an art form; to offer an environment in which film fans and film makers can interact and pursue their interests together.
To allow students to discuss current issues in the health field and perform community service.
To promote and support study abroad among Gainesville State College students.
The GSC Young Democrats organization mobilizes young people under the age of 36 to participate in the electoral process. Specifically, we work to elect Democratic candidates, encourage youth involvement in the Democratic Party, support the ideals of the Democratic Party at all levels of government, instill young people with the values for which the Democratic Party stands, and provide young people with the skills and experiences they will need to lead our nation. Meets every Wednesday at noon in SRC 560.
Habitat for Humanity (Oconee) is chartered by Habitat for Humanity International and works with the Athens Area Habitat affiliate to eliminate poverty housing in our area. HFH is an ecumenical Christian organization dedicated to the idea that all people should have access to a simple, decent, affordable place to live. Club activities include construction of houses, fund-raising, educational/awareness programs, and advocacy. HFH meets every other Wednesday in Rm 530 at 12:00.
The intramural sports program at the Gainesville State College – Oconee Campus is designed to provide an opportunity for every student, faculty or staff member to participate in organized recreational competition. You don’t have to be an athlete to play; these recreational activities are for everyone. Structured leagues and tournaments are offered in flag football (Fall) and basketball (Spring).
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The mission of the Multicultural Student Association is the encouragement of education on multiculturalism at Gainesville State College- Oconee Campus. This is to lead others to play a part in appreciating differences. The club provides programming, outreach, conferences, and collaboration to the GSC student body aimed at enriching cultural learning. The Multicultural Student Association hopes to show students, faculty, staff, and the community that the words “diversity” and “multicultural” goes beyond race and ethnicity. The Multicultural Student Association incorporates the ideal that all students regardless of gender, ability, social class, sexual orientation, and their ethnic, racial, or cultural characteristics should be embraced as one body.
This club was designed to help non-traditional students plan a successful transition to the GSC college environment. Topics discussed include career networking, getting re-acquainted with college life, campus resources, and connecting with other "more mature" students. Contact the club advisor for the next meeting date - we'd love to see you there!
Phi Theta Kappa is a prestigious International honor society recognizing academic excellence at two-year colleges. Our GSC award winning PTK club is the Rho Mu Chapter which was first chartered in 1968.
Meets every other Wednesday from noon until 1:00 p.m. in Room 310.
Meets every Monday in Room 503 from 12:00 to 1:00.
The purpose of Students for Environmental Awareness is to educate students and citizens about vital environmental issues. We believe that in order for education to be effective it must be followed with action. SEA meets every 1st and 3rd Monday at noon in room 311.
SIFE is a global non-profit organization active in more than 40 countries. SIFE is funded by financial contributions from corporations, entrepreneurs, foundations, government agencies and individuals. Working in partnership with business and higher education, SIFE establishes student teams on university campuses. These teams are led by faculty advisors and they are challenged to develop community outreach projects that reach SIFE's five educational topics:
SIFE team members leverage their personal educational experiences, the expertise of their faculty advisors, the support of their local business advisory boards, and the resources of their institutions to implement programs that create real economic opportunities for members of their communities.
Meets every Wednesday.
The Voice is the award-winning student newspaper of GSC Oconee, and we have positions open for writers, editors, photographers, page designers, and web specialists. All students are welcome to join, and no previous journalism experience is necessary. Some scholarship funds are available. We meet every Wednesday from noon-1 p.m. in SRC 501.