Clubs & Organizations
Coahoma Community College encourages college approved clubs and organizations. Clubs and organizations provide opportunities for students to develop leadership qualities necessary to be contributing members of society.
College approved Clubs and Organizations:
Student organizations provide an opportunity to discover and develop leadership skills, to make a positive contribution to co-curricular campus life, and to develop socialization skills with fellow students. The student organizations at Coahoma Community College are as diverse as the student enrollment and were developed to create avenues for increased learning and community spirit. There are thirty active clubs and organizations that are listed as the following:
Accounting Society: This organization is designed to give students an opportunity to participate in accounting practices. Students are introduced to the best practices of accounting. Upon the permission of the advisor, students of any classification may join.
Ambassadors: This organization is designed to give students an opportunity to participate in activities of the college. Students are introduced to the history of the college and represent the college with the recruiting staff. Upon an interview of the advisor, students of any classification can join. The Ambassadors participate in various activities of the college on and off campus.
Baptist Student Union (BSU): This organization is designed for students wanting to experience knowing Christ and to make Him known. Through small group Bible studies that help develop a deeper knowledge of God, spiritual accountability is built with students. Retreats, Conferences, and seminars are opportunities available.
Barbering & Cosmetology Stylist: This organization is designed to give barbering and cosmetology students an opportunity to participate in group practical settings. Students are introduced to the best practices of barbering and cosmetology. With the permission of the advisors, students of any classification can join. These students participate in hair shows, and competitions on and off campus.
The Coahoman: This is an annual yearbook that presents a pictorial history of events of the school year. It represents the student body, faculty, staff, campus activities, and events.
The Coahoma Tribune: is the official newspaper published by the students under the direction of a staff member and three students. The newspaper is published once each semester. The COAHOMA TRIBUNE places emphasis on news of interest to students, faculty and staff. Faculty and staff are encouraged to submit information to the Tribune staff for publication.
Computer Science Society: This organization is composed of computer majors and other students who are interested in the objectives of the club. Objectives of this club include: to help each member develop a sense of responsibility and a more cooperative attitude through group participation; and to help each member learn to think critically.
Criminal Justice Society: The Criminal Justice Department provides an opportunity for students to make use of current materials in discussing vital issues that affect the criminal justice field.
Delta Epsilon Chi: is a collegiate organization to enhance the co–curricular education of students with interest in marketing, management and entrepreneurship. Delta Epsilon Chi helps students to develop skills and competence for business careers, to build self–esteem, to experience leadership and to practice community service.
Dormitory Council: Student Housing sponsors the Residence Hall Council to ensure the participation of residents in creating an environment and providing experiences conducive to academic and social development.
Education Club: This club is designed to alert the awareness of its members of the current and innovative issues in education. It further fosters experiences in leadership and group activities and acquaints the students with the opportunities and responsibilities of the teacher profession. Membership is opened primarily to General, Early Childhood, Elementary, Special, and Secondary Education majors, or any student who endorses the goals and objectives of the club.
English Club: The English Department sponsors the English Club for the purpose of stimulating students’ interest in reading and language. English majors are required to become members; however, all students are encouraged to join.
Epicurean Club: This club is established to expose students to the art of fine dining and etiquette.
Federation of LPN Club: This organization is an educational association of student members preparing for the License Practical Nursing program.
Freshman Class: This class of students plan and carry out social and retention class initiative programs.
Health & Physical Ed: This club affords physical education majors and other interested students the opportunity to participate in many phases of physical education programs. Members are taught to officiate and render this service to the school’s intramural program.
MOSA Club-ADN Program: This club affords Associate Degree in Nursing majors and other interested students the opportunity to participate in many phases of nursing practices. Members are taught the different types of nursing careers and compete for regional recognition.
NATIONAL TECHNICAL HONOR SOCIETY: National Technical Honor Society is a national junior college honorary society in the career technical area promoting scholarship, leadership, and the development of character. Eligibility for membership includes a grade-point average (GPA) of 3.25 or better in technical programs and an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0, evidence of good character, and membership in extracurricular activities.
Phi Beta Lambda: is a business organization designed to prepare the student for success as leaders in business, government, and the community. Our mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development.
Phi Chi Psi: This organization is designed to give students an opportunity to participate in group singing and choral music activities. Students are introduced best practices in music arrangements. With the permission of the director, students of any classification can join. The choir participates in state meetings and festivals and gives concerts on and off campus.
Phi Theta Kappa (Alpha Omicron Pi Chapter): This national community/ junior college honorary society promotes scholarship, leadership, and the development of character. Eligibility for membership includes a grade point average of 3.50 or better, evidence of good character and membership in extra curricula activities. In addition, students desiring to join the society must have completed a minimum of twelve (12) semester hours at Coahoma Community College and must be enrolled for a minimum of twelve academic semester hours during the semester he is elected to the society. Students who become members are eligible for academic scholarships set up specifically for them at numerous colleges and universities throughout the United States.
Respiratory Care: This club affords respiratory care majors and other interested students the opportunity to participate in many phases of respiratory care. Members are taught the different facets of this allied health field.
Science & Math Symposium: This organization is composed of science and mathematics majors and other students who are interested in the objectives of the club. Objectives of this club include: to help each member develop a sense of responsibility and a more cooperative attitude through group participation; to help each member learn to interpret and analyze the issue of science and mathematics; to help each member learn to think critically; to encourage research in the sciences and mathematics and present seminars; and to have members meet famous/outstanding personalities in the fields of science and mathematics.
Social Science Society: The weekly forums under the sponsorship of the Social Science Department provide the opportunity for students to make use of current reading materials in discussing vital social problems.
Sophomore Class: This class of students plan and carry out social and retention/graduation class initiative programs.
Skills USA: is the official student organization for those individuals enrolled in trade, industrial, technical, and training programs. As an integral part of the instructional program, the club activities that are planned, initiated, and conducted by members; help the students develop social and leadership abilities as well as occupational skills. All career technical students are expected to be active and supportive in club activities.
Spanish Club (Pura Vida): Promotes peace through understanding among all people; Increase cultural awareness by sponsoring activities which promote understanding and goodwill; Seek creativity in diversity while improving and expanding upon the efforts toward this goal; Organize educational and cultural activities that will promote the studies of Hispanic language, literature, and culture; Promote appreciation and understanding of the Hispanic/Latino culture; Contribute and encourage the study and appreciation of the Spanish language.
Student Government Association: The purpose of the Student Government Association is to serve as a liaison between the administration, faculty, staff, and student body. It provides for student participation in school government, establishes better student-teacher relationships, affords training in citizenship, and ensures a sincere respect for the aims and objectives of Coahoma Community College.
Student In Free Enterprise (SIFE): is an organization of students whose mission is to provide the best opportunity to make a difference and to develop leadership, teamwork, and communication skills through learning, practicing, and teaching the principles of Free Enterprise. The chapter operates as part of a national organization.
Wesley Foundation: The Wesley Foundation at Coahoma Community College is a campus ministry/organization that seeks to embody the love of God known through the life and work of Jesus Christ. We strive to offer a spiritual home, provide opportunities for personal growth and spiritual formation, serve Christ by serving others, work for peace with justice, develop Christian leaders, and provide outreach through missions.