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Student Organizations

If you are interested in a club or organization feel free to attend a meeting (all of them are open to the public) and inquire about membership. Meeting dates and places should be posted around campus. You can also get information through Student Activities and through the Student Government Association.

Not all organizations listed below are active on all campuses. If you would like more information about any of these clubs and organizations or, if you know of student interest to start a new club or organization, please stop by your campus Student Activities office. 

For more information about forming and running a club, please read our Student Activities Club Handbook

Competitive Organizations

Brain Bowl Team

Brain Bowl is a game of general knowledge and quick recall. It often is called "the varsity sport of the mind" and is compared to the game show "Jeopardy." Students compete as a team against other Florida state colleges.

Collegewide: Eric Wolters

Forensics Team

The Forensics Team competes in areas of speech such as public speaking, reading, interpretation and debate. Students compete against other Florida state colleges.

Collegewide: Amy de la Zerda

Phi Beta Lambda

Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is a national, state and local business organization for students interested in business. Members learn the value of competition at the district, state and national levels. PBL members participate in leadership training, service, social and fund raising activities.

Collegewide: Student Activities, Kathleen Kneiss
East Campus: Ahmy Arca
North Campus: Sheridan Park
Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch: Jennifer McCool
West Campus: Mary SlaughterRandy Reaves, and Sandra Wohlers

SkillsUSA

SkillsUSA has a mission to empower its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. Programs include local, state and national competitions in which students demonstrate occupational and leadership skills. SkillsUSA offers competitive opportunities in a wide variety of areas. 

Collegewide: Jack Plant, John Fey

Honor Societies

Lambda Nu

Lambda Nu is a national society for the radiologic and imaging sciences. Their objectives are to foster academic scholarship at the highest level, promote research and investigation and to recognize exemplary scholarship. There is also a Radiography Club for those interested in the field. To be eligible for membership into Lambda Nu, a student must have completed at least two consecutive semesters in the radiography program with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.25 or higher in those courses. If the student's GPA drops below 3.25 for two consecutive semesters, the student will be removed from membership. The student may reapply for membership when his or her GPA returns to 3.25 or higher for two consecutive terms.

Collegewide: Tina Lischak

Phi Beta Lambda

Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is a national, state and local business organization for students interested in business. Members learn the value of competition at the district, state and national levels. PBL members participate in leadership training, service, social and fund raising activities.

East Campus: Ahmy Arca
North Campus: Sheridan Park
Spring Hill Campus: Lyz Molina, Katrina Bivona
West Campus: Mary SlaughterRandy Reaves, and Sandra Wohlers

Phi Theta Kappa

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is an international honor society. PTK members are guided by hallmarks of scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship. Members are also recognized in the graduation ceremony. To be eligible for membership, a PHSC student must have completed at least 12 credit hours with a 3.25 GPA.

Collegewide: Student Activities, Kathleen Kneiss

Psi Beta National Psychology Honor Society

Psi Beta promotes, stimulates, encourages and recognizes general scholarship and interest in psychology. Current requirements include: 3.25 overall grade point average, an earned B or better grade in all psychology courses completed, have completed 12 overall semester hours at PHSC, including Introduction to Psychology. The chapter holds various social, community and educational activities.

Collegewide: Student Activities, Kathleen Kneiss

Tau Upsilon Alpha International Honor Society for Human Services

The Tau Upsilon Alpha Honor Society is associated with the National Organization for Human Services and honors academic excellence; fosters lifelong learning, leadership and development; and promotes excellence in service to humanity.  Membership is open to any full or part-time students enrolled in the associate degree program at PHSC who have a major in human services or a closely related field, agree to abide by the National Organization for Human Services Code of Ethics, have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.25 and have completed at least 12 hours in courses leading to the associate's degree. Membership applications must be submitted for review by the chapter advisor. 

Collegewide: Dr. Linda Chamberlain

Clubs and Organizations

3D

3D stands for Developing Drafters & Designers. This group’s purpose is to bring awareness and appreciation to the artistry and profession of drafting and related fields. This group also participates in the SkillsUSA competitions.

Collegewide: Jack Plant

Cru

Cru provides an opportunity for students of like faith to gather and promote friendships through Christian fellowship.

East Campus: Amy De la Zerda
North Campus: Deb Holdsworth
Spring Hill Campus: Jim Thigpen
West Campus: Gregory WoodardKathleen Kneiss

Disney Leadership Alliance

The Disney Leadership Alliance focuses on leadership, learning through the experiences of Disney employees, the love of Disney and building relationships.

Spring Hill Campus: Tiffany Anderson

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

The mission of this group is to present to coaches, athletes and all whom they influence, the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord—serving Him in their relationships and in the fellowship of the church.

West Campus: Kimberly Whitney

Human Services Club

The Human Services Club provides a medium for cooperation and communication among area human service and mental health professionals, faculty and students. It also helps student members with career development and placement. Members of the Human Services Club may choose to belong to the Southern Organization for Human Services Education (SOHSE).

Collegewide: Dr. Linda Chamberlain

Legal Eagles Club

The club furthers paralegal education and encourages a high degree of academic, ethical and professional achievement through the sponsorship of educational programs and attendance at professional seminars in cooperation with our partners in the legal profession.

Collegewide: Gary Cors

Men of Excellence (MOE)

Men of Excellence promotes and supports the academic and personal development of male college students. Membership is open to males and females and assists members with leadership growth and connections to the Campus community. Being born a male is a matter of birth, being a man is a matter of choice.

Collegewide: Dr. Timothy Beard

Nightingale Nursing Club

The Nightingale Nursing Club is open to all students. The club aids in the preparation of nursing students and prenursing students for professional responsibilities. Nightingales provide programs and activities that are representative of current professional interests.

Collegewide: Dr. Lydia Massias

Pasco-Hernando American Sign Language Association (PASLA)

PASLA seeks to bridge the gap between the deaf, hard of hearing and hearing communities through education and information so as to support the deaf and hard of hearing community and form an alliance.

West Campus: Connie Frankel

PRIDE

The PRIDE group promotes education, unity, awareness and change. The organization also provides a respectful, safe place to support all students on campus.

East Campus: Ahmy Arca
Spring Hill Campus: Lyz Molina
West Campus: Peri Poland

Radiography Club

The Radiography Club operates with the Lambda Nu Radiography Honor Society to foster and recognize academic scholarship within the field of radiologic science. Members travel to conferences and sponsor a variety of activities on campus.

West Campus: Tina Lischak

Synergy

Seeks to foster productive interactions among students and across diverse majors, to promote cooperation between diverse cultures on the campus and in the community. They also stimulate fellowship among students interested in sociology, to explore issues and applications in the field of sociology.

West Campus: Bridey Collins

True Anime and Gaming

True Anime and Gaming (TAG) provides an outlet for students to gather together and experience the world of anime and gaming.

East Campus: Ahmy Arca
Spring Hill Campus: Curtis Scaglione
West Campus: Jessica White

Veterans Club

The Veterans Club assists veterans in their needs while in school, connects them to opportunities and enlightens general students with the experiences of veterans.

North Campus: Shauna Kincade
Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch: Niki Brightstone
West Campus: Maria Fiene

Women’s Resource Group

Women’s Resource Group promotes equity, education, intellectual growth, individual worth, resources and development of opportunities for women. The group hosts annual events such as as Domestic Violence Awareness, Women’s HerVoice Celebration, and other awareness activities for the campus and community.

West Campus: Bridey Collins

Writers and Artisits Club

Writers and Artists Club provides an outlet of expression for all writers, artists and photographers.

West Campus: Kaitlyn Downing