Clubs and Organizations
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STUDENT HONOR SOCIETIES
Alpha Chi is a national honor society which recognizes students for their academic leadership and ability. The Alpha Chi chapter at Piedmont College is called the Georgia Epsilon Chapter because Piedmont College was the fifth chapter of this society in the State of Georgia. Membership is open by invitation only to the top 10 percent of the junior and senior classes.
Delta Mu Delta is a business honor society that recognizes and encourages academic excellence of students to create a community that fosters the well-being of its individual members and the business community through life-time membership.
The Torch is an honor society for women students at Piedmont College. Eligible women must have completed at least four semesters as fulltime students at Piedmont College and must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.9. Transfer students who received an associate degree from a two-year college must complete at least two semesters at Piedmont College and must have a minimum grade point average of 3.9. Members are expected to have character beyond reproach, possess the ability to be congenial, good personal appearance, interest in fellow students, qualities of leadership, and executive ability.
Psi Chi is an honor society which seeks to stimulate excellence in the scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.
Alpha Psi Omega is the National Greek Theater Honor Society. Membership into Alpha Beta Gamma, Piedmont's cast of Alpha Psi Omega, is based on the number of cumulative hours each individual has spent in various college theater productions.
Sigma Tau Delta is the international English honor society. Requirements for membership are a minimum of two college courses in English language or literature beyond English 101 and 102, at least a “B” average in all English classes, placement in the top 35 percent of the class, and completion of at least three semesters of college course work.
Alpha Lambda Delta recognizes students who have succeeded in maintaining a 3.5 or higher GPA, and are in the top 20% of their class, in their first year. Alpha Lambda Delta's mission is to "encourage superior academic achievement... to promote intelligent living and a continued high standard of learning, and to assist students in recognizing and developing meaningful goals for their unique roles in society."
Sigma Alpha Pi is the National Society of Leadership and Success. The mission is to build leaders who make a better world. Local chapters offer in-person leadership development and peer-to-peer networking for students around the world.
ACADEMIC & SOCIAL CLUBS
The Art Club is open to all students interested in the visual arts, including painting, sculpture, pottery, jewelry making, and other two and three-dimensional media.
The Biology Club is for those interested in any field of Biology. The club encourages students’ interests and promotes continued education through various individual and group projects on campus as well as through biology based field trips.
The Campus Activity Board (CAB) schedules a variety of entertainers, lip sync, talent show competitions, and other ventures such as movie nights, shopping trips, roller skating, tubing, and various Atlanta-based sporting and theatrical events.
The Chemistry Club is for those interested in any field of Chemistry. The club encourages students’ interests and promotes continued education through various individual and group projects on campus as well as through chemistry based field trips. The Piedmont College Chemistry Club was started in October 2010 as a Student Chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
The Debate Team is open to all students and competes in Parliamentary debate tournaments across the Southeast.
The History Society welcomes as members all students, faculty, and staff interested in the study of history. The society's activities include field trips, guest speakers and scholarly fellowship. The society holds regularly scheduled meetings to plan activities, elect student officers, and encourage historical scholarship.
FCA- Fellowship of Christian Athletes
The Literary Society furthers the knowledge, appreciation, and enjoyment of all genres of literature. The Society is open to anyone interested in reading or writing literature. The group holds regular meetings and attends literary festivals in the southeast.
The Math and Physics Club is for those interested in the fields of mathematics or physics. Members discuss problems relating to math and physics in the modern world. Students are given opportunities to explore career paths and to expand their knowledge in these fields.
The "P" Club (Piedmont Letter Club) promotes organized sports and encourages participation in wholesome, active recreation. It also promotes competition between students, groups, and individuals in a spirit of fair play and sportsmanship. Membership in the "P" club is for all men and women athletes who have lettered in a sport. Associate membership is open to anyone interested in supporting Piedmont athletics.
The Patriots of Piedmont (POP) is an organization made up of Piedmont faculty, staff, students and members of the community who want to help support our troops. They make and send care packages and cards for soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. POP began in 2006 and has grown to a group with over 75 members. View the Patriots of Piedmont web site for more information or Find them on Facebook.
Piedmont Book Club
Political Science Club
The Psychology Club seeks to stimulate excellence in the scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology. The Psychology Club is open to all students interested in the study of psychology.
Radio Club The Piedmont College radio station WRFP streams online and anybody can listen. Any student can have a show and a wide variety of music is playing 24/7. Visit the WRFP web site to get more information on DJs and to listen to the station. Click here
Religious Life-Baptist College Ministry
Rotaract is sponsored by the Habersham County Rotary club with the goal of introducing students to the ideals of Rotary International. Membership is open to all students who are willing to support Rotary's mission of "Service Above Self."
The Student Georgia Association of Educators (SGAE) is for students interested in the teaching profession. This group is affiliated with the Student National Education Association (SNEA). The club meets once each month and cooperates closely with the Department of Education in arranging programs for prospective members of the teaching profession.
The Student Government Association (S.G.A.) has general responsibility for all student organizations and student-sponsored campus activities. In addition, it addresses student concerns and promotes student initiatives with the administration.
Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) encourages, stimulates, and promotes students' interest, study and participation in free enterprise.
The Current is an on-campus student-led ministry. The group, formerly known as Rebirth, is in its second year of service. Members engage in praise and worship, discussion of Biblical topics and fellowship. The members welcome and encourage any interested student to attend.
The Piedmont Yearbook, entitled the Yonahian, has been a part of the Piedmont community since 1920. Each year the staff produces a yearbook documenting the school year, including the students, faculty and staff, as well as the major events that occurred. The yearbook is student-run out of the Department of Mass Communications. All editors and writers are current students and anyone at Piedmont has the ability to leave their mark on a piece of Piedmont history by participating. Yohanian Site: http://piedmont.edu/masscomm/yearbook/index.html