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For more information about any student organization, or to join, ask your instructor or the student organization sponsor.

Student Organizations

The following activities are available to MGTC students.

Association of Information Technology Professionals: Shawna Early 478-218-3321

The Association of Information Technology Professionals offers opportunities for Information Technology (IT) leadership and education through partnerships with industry, government and academia. AITP provides quality IT related education, information on relevant IT issues and forums for networking with experienced peers and other IT professionals for nearly 9,000 members.

National Organization's Website: www.aitp.org

National Technical Honor Society: Dr. Morris Clarington 478-218-3337

The National Technical Honor Society is an educational organization established to honor excellence in workforce education. Membership, by invitation only, is the highest scholastic honor awarded for exceptional performance in this area of education.

National Organization's Website: www.nths.org

Phi Beta Lambda: Janet Kelly 478-218-3319 Pat Ivey 478-218-3306, and Belle Bush 478-218-3291

Phi Beta Lambda is our largest student organization with over 600 student members statewide. PBL works with students in business and is the premier student business association. Their mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through leadership and career development programs.

National Organization's Website: www.fbla.org

Student Leadership Council: Debbie Price 478-218-3350 and Kourtney Shelley 478-218-3267

The Student Leadership Council is an organization made up of representatives from all occupational programs at MGTC. This organization provides a channel through which students may exhibit leadership, voice concerns and enhance communication among students, faculty, and staff.

Click here for information on Student Leadership Council Officer Nominations for the merged college.

National Organization's Website: www.studentleadershipcouncil.org

Student Clubs

GOAL Program

The Georgia Occupational Award for Leadership (GOAL) is a recognition sponsored jointly at the state level by the Department of Technical and Adult Education and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. The purpose of the program is to give proper recognition to the dignity and importance of technical education in today's modern economy.

All full-time credit students who have completed one or more quarters at the time of nomination are eligible to compete in the GOAL Program. Instructors select and nominate their outstanding students. From these nominations, students are screened and selected by committees at the local level. At the end of all local judging, a representative for MGTC is chosen for the state judging and awards program held in Atlanta. Grades, attitude, personal goals, and self-confidence are considered in selecting GOAL winners.

Non-Traditional Student Association: Donna Dutcher 478-218-3229

The Non-Traditional Student Association is an organization which consists of the same students who are invited to attend the monthly "New Traditions" support group(see "New Traditions" above), and provides opportunities for these students to network with others experiencing the same academic, personal, or professional issues and challenges.

Student Ambassador: Kim Gunn 478-218-3236

An Ambassador is known as an official representative of an organization, and the Student Ambassadors represent Middle Georgia Technical College. Duties of the Ambassadors include taking an active role in various college events such as Senior Day, various tours, graduation, student registration, career fairs and other events that help to promote the college. Ambassadors show leadership and are knowledgeable about MGTC, and they assist other organizations on campus as well. Any student enrolled in a certificate, diploma or degree program that is committed to representing Middle Georgia Technical College are encouraged to apply.

Interested students are required to have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and submit a recommendation letter from a MGTC instructor.

Statewide Student Leadership Council: Debbie Price 478-218-3350

The Statewide Student Leadership Council is the body of officers and representatives that oversee the student activity funds of each technical school and decide how the funds will be used and distributed for the student body. SSLC arranges activities for the students to promote networking, career preparation, and enjoyment of school life.

SkillsUSA Marcus Early 478-218-3230 and Belle Bush 478-218-3291

SkillsUSA is a national organization serving more than 264,500 high school and college students and professional members enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations.