SGA / Student Organizations
Association of Student Medical Assistants
The Association of Student Medical Assistants is designed for current medical assisting students as well as pre-medical assisting students. The Association’s goals are to educate the public to the expanding field of medical assisting, to continually improve the program, to explore better student learning methods, and to develop a community service project for each freshman group. See the Coordinator of the Medical Assisting program, located in the Health Sciences Building for more information.
Circle K International
Circle K International, a member of Kiwanis International, is the world’s premier collegiate service organization that offers participants many opportunities to create lifelong friendships and develop leadership skills while serving the community. Whether mentoring a child, networking with business people or bowling with fellow members, CKI offers students the chance to build social skills, meet new people and strengthen relationships. CKI is a self-governing organization that elects its own officers, conducts its own meetings and determines its own service activities. CKI blends community service and leadership training with the opportunity to meet other college students around the world through global service projects and club convention. For more information see Martha Huskins or Syvana Monroe in Financial Aid, Gwaltney Hall.
Early Childhood Education Club
The Early Childhood Education Club is organized for students enrolled in MCC’s Early Childhood Education program and for the program’s alumni. Participation in the association provides numerous opportunities for members to network with professionals in the field of Early Childhood and to enjoy spending time and having fun with young children. Students will also gain experience working with community agencies that serve young children and their families. For more information, the Coordinator of the Early Childhood Education, located on the second floor of Gwaltney Hall.
Human Services Student Organization
The Human Services Student Association was created for students enrolled in the Human Services Technology Program. This association was designed to promote student participation in community service projects and campus-wide activities. The association also strives to provide students with opportunities to network with and learn from other professionals in the human service field. See the Coordinator of the Human Services Technology program, located on the second floor of the Samuel Phillips Building, for more information.
Student Ambassador Program
MCC’s Student Ambassadors are students nominated by faculty and staff based on their commitment to the college and on their leadership potential. To become an Ambassador, students are required to fill out a detailed application and submit it along with two references. Ambassadors must also maintain a 2.5 GPA. Ambassadors are responsible for hosting student tours, assisting with MCC Foundation events and special events hosted by the President’s office. Ambassadors also coordinate efforts to raise money for community charities as part of their yearly projects, and in addition, assist faculty and staff on registration day at the college. For more information, see Matt Crump in Student Development, Gwaltney Hall.
Student Government Association (SGA)
MCC’s SGA represents you in the policy decisions of the college and encourages you to participate in the College’s decision-making process. SGA also provides you with opportunities to develop leadership abilities by service in officer or senator positions. Each year, the SGA sponsors educational, cultural, recreational, and service activities for students.
SGA officers are elected from the student body, while senators are recruited from the student body and required from each student organization. Responsibilities and powers of the SGA are those specified in its constitution and approved by the College’s Board of Trustees. Copies of the SGA Constitution can be obtained from the Dean of Students or on the College’s website. See Michelle Musich or Doug Dewar in Student Development, Gwaltney Hall, for more information.
Student Nurses’ Association (SNA) First Year & Second Year
The Student Nurses’ Association (SNA) is designed to benefit those enrolled in the nursing programs at the College. All nursing students are encouraged to participate in this organization. Some advantages of membership in the SNA include:
- opportunity to participate in the professional nursing organization for students
- meeting with other nursing students
- career launching seminars and services
- participation in college and community service-learning activities
- rewarding contests and scholarship opportunities
- reduced rates on products and services
See the Dean of Health Sciences, located in the Health Sciences Building, for more information.