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Clubs & Organizations

Student clubs and organizations provide many opportunities for students to get involved in campus activities. Some clubs and organizations focus on particular professional fields, while others relate to more general interests, hobbies and support services. Each club or organization must have a faculty/staff advisor and must be approved annually by the dean of students. Students are encouraged to visit the Student Activities office in the SRC to learn more about student clubs and organizations.

Student Organizations & Clubs 2013-2014

The following is a list of the many clubs and organizations we have on campus:

Alpha Pi Chapter of the Alpha Eta Rho Fraternity
The purpose of this fraternity is to further the cause of aviation in all its branches; to instill in the public mind a confidence in aviation; to promote contacts between the students in aviation and those engaged in the profession; and to promote a closer affiliation between the students of aviation for the purposes of education and research.

American Chemical Society
The objectives of this chapter shall be to promote an interest in chemistry, to instill a professional pride in the chemical science, to obtain experience in preparing and presenting technical material before chemical audiences, to afford an opportunity for students of a chemical science to become better acquainted and to foster an awareness of the responsibilities and challenges of the modern chemist.

American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
The purpose of this organization is to encourage students to learn more about safety in their chosen field, and to develop their professionalism. This encouragement will come in the form of learning activities and professional development.

American Welding Society
The purpose of this organization shall be to improve the welding students’ knowledge/experience within the welding industry; to develop leadership abilities through participation in educational, vocational, civic and recreational and social activities.

ANIME Association
The purpose of this organization shall be recreational, specifically aimed at fans of Japanese animation, which shall provide a forum for discussion of styles, story lines, and social differences between American and Japanese artistic presentation.

Auto Collision & Management Skills
The purpose of this organization is to improve students’ skills; to support efforts of ACM and its National Skills agenda; to professionally prepare students for the industry through competitive leadership.

Biomedical Equipment & Imaging Technologies Club
This organization was formed for students and faculty who share a common interest in meeting for the purpose of fellowship, support, and the sharing of interests and experiences in and related to the Biomedical Equipment and/or Medical Imaging Systems career field.

Building Construction Club
The purpose of this organization is to assist local members in their growth and development; to unite in a common bond without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age or disability, students primarily enrolled as majors in the Building Construction Technology at Texas State Technical College Waco.

Campus SkillsUSA
The purpose of this organization shall be to expand the visibility of the department into the community, business and government circles to enhance recruitment, participation and employment of students externally and internally further the integration, improvement of tools, curriculum and inclusion of new students to the Survey and GIS programs by conducting educational programs, lectures and seminars.

Creative Arts Club
The purpose of this organization shall be: to encourage members and fellow students in the various aspects of creative arts, including but not limited to: visual, musical, and written art.

Culinary Arts Club
The Culinary Arts Club exists as a meeting place to expose the minds of all students to the world of culinary arts through bonding activities of community service.

Digital Media Design Club
The Digital Media Design Club was created with the intent of establishing a community for students and designers at Texas State Technical College in Waco. The concept and design of this club is the result of the effort of those students who are highly motivated with the desire to learn about the industry, to network with area designers and contacts within the industry, and to have fun in doing so.

The Drafting Club
The purposes of this organizations are to assist local members in their growth and development; to unite in a common bond without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, students primarily enrolled as majors in the Drafting and Design Technology at Texas State Technical College in Waco; to develop leadership abilities through participation in educational, vocational, civic recreational and social activities; to foster a deep respect for the Dignity of Work; to assist students in establishing realistic occupational goals; to help students attain a purposeful life; to create enthusiasm for learning; to promote high standards in all phases of occupational endeavor including ethics, workmanship, scholarship, and safety.

Electrical Power & Control Club
The purpose of the Electrical Power and Control Club at Texas State Technical College Waco shall be the promotion of scholarships, the development of leadership and service, and the cultivation of fellowship among qualified students of TSTC Waco.

Electronics & Telecommunications Club
The purpose of this club is to further exchange knowledge and information among students enrolled in the Electronics and Telecommunications programs at Texas State Technical College as well as under-take worthwhile projects that will be of benefit to the students of this program and to organize proper social activities for the benefits of the members of this organization.

Environmental Health & Safety Club
The purpose of this organization is to encourage students to learn more about the field of environmental health and safety, and to develop their professionalism.  This encouragement comes in the form of learning activities and professional development through the use of guest speakers and attendance at state professional society meetings.

Game Development Club
The purpose of the TSTC Student Game Development Club shall be to provide TSTC students in the Computer Science Technology Graphics, Gaming, and Simulation Program with the opportunity to work on projects that will give them the real world experience and to help prepare them for jobs in the game industry.

Gay-Straight Alliance
To create a safe and comfortable environment at school; to support each other and learn about homophobia, gender identity, sexual orientation, and rights against discrimination on campus; to abolish any sort of discrimination against sexual orientation, race, disability or age.

Geo-Plotters Organization
The purpose of this organization shall be to expand the visibility of the department into the community, business and government circles; to enhance recruitment, participation and employment of students externally and internally; to further the integration, improvement of tools, curriculum and inclusion of new students to the Survey and GIS programs by conducting educational programs, lectures and seminars.

Golf Course & Landscaping Management Turf Club
The GLM Turf Club will exist to benefit members with experience on career related topics and to further promote the program as a recognized education facility among members of the golf course and landscape community.

Graphic Design Club
Our purpose is to develop leadership and professional abilities through participation in educational, vocational, civic, recreational and social activities and events; to promote high standards in all phases of occupational endeavors including: ethics, artistic perception, creativity and wellness; To develop the ability of students to plan together, organize and carry out worthy activities and projects through the use of the democratic process and teamwork; to create enthusiasm for advanced learning and career success; to introduce students to ‘real-world’ business situations through conference participation and industry workshops.

Health Physics Society
The purpose of this organization is to encourage students to learn more about the science and technology of radiation protection as it interfaces with other areas of the environmental health and safety field. This encouragement comes in the form of learning activities and professional development through the use of guest speakers and attendance at state professional society meetings. 

Hispanic Student Association
The HSA will provide a unified community among TSTC students with multicultural backgrounds by assisting with educational resources, networking opportunities, and social activities for the enrichment of a complete educational development. The HSA will serve the Waco community by creating resources of technical training that aide the advancement of the community.

Instrument Systems & Automation Society
The purpose of ISA / Student Section – Waco of Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society at Texas State Technical College Waco shall be the promotion of scholarships, the development of leadership and service, and the cultivation of fellowship among qualified students of TSTC Waco.

Keep Deaf Wacko Club
The purpose of this club is to provide a community for deaf students to encourage each other toward a successful future. It is also to promote an awareness of deaf language and culture to the student body. 

Media Communication & Information Tech Club
Our mission is to offer opportunities where students and interested individuals from the community may gain hands-on experience through initiated events and activities as well as network within the industry, and advance in the art and science of multimedia development, entertainment, and the communication of ideas.

Phi Theta Kappa – Alpha Omega Chapter
Phi Theta Kappa's mission is to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students; to provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming.

Photonics Club
This association is dedicated to the purpose of furthering the knowledge of laser and semiconductor manufacturing students.

Resident’s Council
To serve as a governing body affecting Campus Living residents; to promote physical improvements of campus housing; to promote leadership in campus housing environments’ to serve as a voice between residents and the college; to encourage the educational and social environments within the residents; to promote quality alterations of housing regulations that enhances the living conditions of the residents.

SkillsUSA Advanced Technology
To assist local Skills USA members in their growth and development; To unite in a common bond without regard to race, sex, religion, creed or national origin full-time students enrolled in classes with vocational trade and industrial, technical and health occupations education objectives; to develop leadership abilities through participation in educational, vocational, civic, recreational and social activities; To foster a deep respect for the dignity of work; to assist students in establishing realistic vocational goals; to create enthusiasm for learning.

SkillsUSA Automotive
To assist participating Automotive Technology members in their growth and development; to unite in a common bond without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age or disability students primarily enrolled as majors in the Automotive Technology at Texas State Technical College in Waco; to develop leadership abilities through participation in educational, vocational, civic, recreational, and social activities; to foster a deep respect for the DIGNITY OF WORK; to assist students in establishing realistic occupational goals; to help students attain a purposeful life; to create enthusiasm for learning; to promote high standards in all phases of occupational endeavors including ethics, workmanship, scholarship, and safety; to develop the ability of students to plan together, organize and carry out worth activities and projects through the use of the democratic process; to create among students, faculty members, graduates and persons in industry a sincere interest in and esteem for the automotive repair occupation.

SkillsUSA Aviation Maintenance Club
A partnership between students, teachers, and industry to ensure America has a skilled workforce. We help every student excel.

SkillsUSA Computer Maintenance Club
To unite in a common bond without regard to race, sex, religion, age or disability, creed or national origin students enrolled in classes with computer vocational trade, industrial, and technical occupational objectives; to provide leadership for the state organizations; to provide clearinghouse for information and activities; to provide national recognition and prestige through an association and affiliated organizations; to emphasize the importance of continuous education consistent to the needs of the individual and the requirements of his or her chosen occupation.

SkillsUSA Diesel Club
SkillsUSA is a partnership between students, teachers and industry to ensure America has a skilled workforce. We help every student excel.

SkillsUSA G.A.P
To assist local Skills USA members in their growth and development; to unite in common bond without regard to race, sex, religion, creed or national origin, full-time students enrolled in classes with vocational trade and industrial, technical, and health occupations education objectives; to develop leadership abilities through participation in educational, vocational, civic, recreational, and social activities; to foster a deep respect for the DIGNITY OF WORK; to assist students in establishing realistic vocational goals; to help students attain a purposeful life; to create enthusiasm for learning; to promote high standards in all phases of occupational endeavors including ethics, workmanship, scholarship, and safety; to develop the ability of students to plan together, organize and carry out worth activities and projects through the use of the democratic process; to create among students, faculty members, graduates and persons in industry a sincere interest in and esteem for trade, industrial, technical, and health occupations education.

SkillsUSA Industrial System & Engineering
To assist students with access to career resources and contacts within industry; to provide opportunities to compete in Skills USA at the state and national levels; to promote opportunities for scholarships, awards and honors; to assist with job contacts and networking opportunities; to help students learn and practice professional leadership skills.

SkillsUSA Welding
To improve the welding student’s knowledge/experience within the welding industry; to develop leadership abilities through participation in educational, vocational, civic, recreational and social activities; to assist students in establishing realistic vocational goals within the welding industry; and to create enthusiasm in Welding.

Student Air Traffic Control Association (SATCA)
The mission and purpose of this organization with a combined effort of faculty and students will work to prepare those in the Air Traffic Control program at TSTC for a career in air traffic control through uniting in common bond without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability.

Student Ambassador Association
The purpose of this organization is to actively assist the Recruiting Services Department in securing prospective students for all offered courses of study by conducting campus tours and recruitment displays; to aid new and returning students whenever needed so they may successfully complete the enrollment and registration processes; to be readily available to help any department preparing for and during events hosted or attended by TSTC Waco; to maintain a professional demeanor, as to always represent TSTC Waco in a positive manner; to promote school spirit and an overall positive attitude and perception of TSTC Waco.

Student Leadership Council
To form a representative, constructive and responsible forum to promote beneficial understanding among students, faculty, staff, and administration; to foster the recognition of the rights and responsibilities of students in such a capacity as to further their interest and well being.

TSTC CRU - Campus Crusade for Christ
The purpose of this organization shall be a student lead ministry that focuses on getting to know Christ and making Him known on the TSTC campus.

TSTC Tornadoes Flight Team
The purpose of this organization is to be a member in good standing of the National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA), and compete therein.

Technical Drag Racing Association
The purpose of this club is to promote and enhance the TSTC Automotive Technology and to increase the interest of our current students and prospective students in the automotive profession.

Village Oaks Residence Council
The purpose of this organization is to promote on-campus residence living; promote volunteerism among Village Oaks residents and on-campus community; to promote leadership among students housed on campus; to serve as a voice between Village Oaks residents and Management; to encourage educational and social growth among on-campus residents.

Web Design & Development Club
The Web Design & Development Club was created with the intent of establishing a community for students and developers at Texas State Technical College in Waco. The concept and design of this club is the result of the efforts of those students who are highly motivated with the desire to learn about the industry, to network with the local developers and contacts with the industry, and to have fun in doing so.

Women in Technology
The purpose of this club will be to act as a support group for its members and their families. The club will provide wholesome activities and personal development opportunities to enrich members’ lives as they learn to be self-sufficient. This group will serve as the foundation for the Big Sis/Little Sis mentoring program for female students at TSTC Waco.





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