Open up a world of opportunity, activity and growth beyond the classroom by taking part in one of the many student organizations at Gwinnett Tech. These groups offer leadership, social and networking possibilities to students on local, state and national levels. For more information, contact Student Life, 770-962-7580, ext. 6415.
Circle K International Club
This organization is for computer information systems students and others with an interest in the computer information systems field. The mission of AITP is to develop an understanding of information technology; promote sound principles and study methods used in IT; and foster a better understanding of the vital role of IT and how it relates to management. Gwinnett Tech's student chapter is sponsored by the Atlanta Chapter of AITP, an international organization composed of data processing managers, analysts, programmers and support personnel.
Delta Epsilon Chi
Circle K Club is the college-affiliated club of Kiwanis International. It is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Lawrenceville and has a primary focus of service to the community, leadership training, building positive relationships and interaction with area Kiwanis Clubs with the goal of building better communities. The Kiwanis Club of Lawrenceville also provides scholarships to eligible students who are active in Circle K.
Delta Epsilon Chi is a professional organization for Business Science students. Its mission is to provide opportunities for members to develop leadership skills and an understanding of their civic and social roles in our society. Through local, state and national activities, members are challenged to excel in their business careers.Green Sustainable Club
This organization supports the expansion of environmental studies, the need for a green workforce, and encourages green and sustainable practices. Its mission is to impact our community by educating, inspiring and involving people to become more efficient in balancing a greener future.
Lambda Nu (LN) is a national honor society for the radiologic and imaging sciences. It's objectives are to:
- Foster academic scholarship at the highest academic levels.
- Promote research and investigation in the radiologic and imaging sciences.
- Recognize exemplary scholarship.
Sport and Recreation Management Club
This national student organization serves trade, industrial, technical and health science students and emphasizes leadership, dignity of work, quality workmanship, citizenship, respect and concern for others. Its mission is to develop professional and leadership skills through active contest participation.
Student Veteran Organization
The Sport and Recreation Management Club was established to gather, receive and disseminate information that is helpful to members and to provide vocational advice and guidance to them. Members are given industry-specific information, as well as contact with industry professionals in the field.
The Student Veteran Organization (SVO) of Gwinnett Technical College provides a forum where Student-Veterans can meet fellow Student-Veterans at the college, support and encourage one another, and foster a spirit of success through social events, participation in Student Life activities with other Student Groups, and by being a positive influence on the college and community through service projects throughout the year.
The Multi-Cultural Club is for all students enrolled at Gwinnett Tech. Its purpose is to promote cultural awareness and understanding through personal acquaintance and cooperative program presentations that provide activities encouraging cultural exchange. The Multi-Cultural Club sponsors programs that encourage interaction among the many cultures represented by students, faculty, staff and the community.
This organization is composed of representatives from various instructional programs. Its mission is to provide a channel through which students may build leadership skills, voice concerns and/or suggestion, and enhance communication among students, faculty and staff. The Student Leadership Council meets monthly and plans activities that involve students in promoting the college and serving the community.
Ambassadors are an elite group of students who are nominated, interviewed and trained to serve as the face of Gwinnett Tech for a year. Duties include volunteering with outreach programs, school-wide events and recruitment activities, as well as meeting with media and VIPs.
This organization is for students in the Radiologic Technology program. The mission of AFRT is to advance student involvement in the profession by promotion of school activities and community service. Members participate in local and state professional association activities and keep abreast of current practices and equipment used in the industry.
Environmental Horticulture Club
This organization is for students in the Interiors program. The mission of the GTC Design Club is to offer students trade resources, networking opportunities, and events and educational opportunities in which to participate.
Gwinnett Tech Early Education Club (GTEEC)
This organization is for Gwinnett Tech's Horticulture students. Its mission is to promote training opportunities for horticulture students and alumni. The club schedules on-site training in business and industry settings for members. Club activities include involvement in community affairs and trade organizations.
Hospitality and Educational Leadership Program
The mission of GTEEC is to provide opportunities for our students and graduates to network while supporting and advocating for young children in Gwinnett County. The club engages in a minimum of three projects each semester – one benefitting the ECE department, one targeting Gwinnett Tech and one supporting our community.
Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Travel Club
This organization provides opportunities for students in the Hotel, Restaurant and Travel program to gain knowledge through involvement in hospitality-related activities.
Respiratory Care Club
This organization is for students in the Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management program. Its purpose it to encourage and assist HRT students to travel and experience the countless number of tourism opportunities outside the classroom. The organization plans and takes trips around the world and the United States. Members help recommend locations for future trips including the organization of tours and seminars.
This organization is for students in the Respiratory Care program. Its mission is to exchange professional knowledge, expertise and ideas in the field of respiratory care; to promote a high standard of respiratory care performance for quality patient care; and to stimulate interest in continuing education for respiratory care.
Student Sonography Association
The purpose of the club is to support the advancement of knowledge, involvement, and awareness of students of Diagnostic Medical Sonography by promotion of school activities as well as community service.
Veterinary Technicians' Society
Commercial Construction Guild (CCG)
This organization is for students enrolled in the Veterinary Technology program. Its mission is to promote professional excellence, to bring about awareness of the need for the program and to involve students in the community.
Surgical Technology Club
This organization is for Commercial Construction students. CCG was established to gather, receive and disseminate information helpful to members and to provide professional advice and guidance to members. CCG will accomplish this purpose by acquainting student members with issues of importance in the construction industry and with members of an active professional association involved in all phases of the industry.
This organization is for students enrolled in the Surgical Technology program. Its mission is to promote the surgical technology profession and allow students to market ideas and products to assist them in meeting surgical technology goals.
National Technical Honor Society (NTHS)
This organization is for students enrolled in the registered nursing program. Its mission is to promote quality patient care by registered nurses. The organization serves to expand visibility, growth and awareness of the RN profession.
Phi Theta Kappa
NTHS promotes the ideals of honesty, service, leadership, career development and skilled workmanship among technical students in America. The organization encourages and assists students in their pursuit of educational and career goals. It also develops a greater awareness within the business, industrial and service communities about the talents and abilities of students engaged in technical education. NTHS membership eligibility is decided by faculty nomination.
Student Organization of Medical Assistants (SOMA)
The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa provides opportunities for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.
This organization is for students enrolled in the Medical Assisting program. Its mission is to promote the professional identity and stature of its members and the medical assisting profession, to promote professional credentialing and to encourage and assist medical assisting students at Gwinnett Tech.