Get Involved!

If you are interested in getting involved on campus, you will find many opportunities here! At NW-SCC, we want to help you build friendships and enjoy lots of rewarding experiences. It’s very likely that there is a student organization on campus that’s just right for you! If not, you can always start one!

Stay aware!

NW-SCC encourages stay aware of important dates and events on campus with the College Calendar! Embrace every opportunity you can! Whether it’s getting involved in a student organization or pursuing an opportunity in the classroom, keep your eyes open, and you will be surprised how your time here will change your life.

For more information on NW-SCC Student Life, please contact us on either campus:

Brittany Jones
256-331-5319
bjones@nwscc.edu

Clubs & Organizations

Phil Campbell Campus

The Northwest-Shoals Ambassadors are students who help to promote school spirit, assist in receiving guests at official functions, go to area high schools for recruiting purposes, act as hosts to welcome visitors to the administration and faculty, take high school seniors and other interested persons on tours of the campus, and serve at other college and community events. Selection is based on an interview, academic achievement, personality, community involvement, and extracurricular activities.

The NW-SCC Bluegrass Club is a collection of students attempting to grow their knowledge of music and their proficiency of musical instruments through the study of bluegrass, an exclusively American style of music. Students who participate are able to perform in elementary and high school presentations at local schools.

College Bowl is a team that engages in intercollegiate academic competition with institutions in the Alabama Community College System. This group is recruited from high school scholars bowl teams and enrolled in Interdisciplinary Studies classes on both campuses.

Looking for the opportunity to participate in an educational plan that provides a unified introduction into the nature and growth of human knowledge? Then come join other students who have met high academic standards by filling out an application to join in the blended honors courses of NW-SCC’s new Honors Program.

The nursing program offers students the opportunity to join the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA). The mission of NSNA includes development of leadership skills and promotion of high standards of nursing care including accountability and client advocacy. Membership is voluntary and includes annual dues.

The Nursing Club provides opportunity for fellowship, academic, and personal development to its members. Nursing is promoted by class and community involvement.

Alpha Zeta Iota Chapter is an international honor society that has as its objective the promotion of scholarship and fellowship among students with superior achievement. Students are selected for membership in Phi Theta Kappa based on the completion of 12 semester hours and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.

The Northwest-Shoals Revive College Ministry is organized to reach others for Christ and provide a time of Christ-centered fellowship, to study His Word, and to learn how to follow Jesus in everyday life. Revive is open to all.

Northwest-Shoals Society for Technology and Science (The Science Club) is organized to promote the academic welfare of students interested in science, medicine, pharmacy, engineering and other technical areas. Members participate during the year in a variety of academic, social, and community service activities such as National Chemistry Week, the Science With Santa Show, National Technology Week, picnics, field trips, meetings featuring outside speakers, and science demonstrations in public school classrooms.

The SGA represents student views to the college administration and coordinates

the student activities program. The SGA serves as an umbrella for all other clubs/organizations on campus. Students must meet qualification requirements to seek positions on the SGA. Positions available each year include President, Vice-President, Secretary/Treasurer and Senators.

Exchange Club is proud to announce a new club forming in the (Phil Campbell, AL) community. The Collegiate Exchange Club of Northwest-Shoals Community College, officially chartered on February 16, 2022 will serve the college’s service area and its residents through projects in Americanism, Community Service, Youth Programs, and the prevention of child abuse. 

Shoals Campus

The Northwest-Shoals Ambassadors are students who help to promote school spirit, assist in receiving guests at official functions, go to area high schools for recruiting purposes, act as hosts to welcome visitors to the administration and faculty, take high school seniors and other interested persons on tours of the campus, and serve at other college and community events. Selection is based on an interview, academic achievement, personality, community involvement, and extracurricular activities.

The Art Club seeks to be an active part of the rich local art community and enhance the cultural awareness of its members.

The ASHRAE brings students together who are pursuing a career in the field of heating, ventilating, refrigeration and engineering.

College Bowl is a team that engages in intercollegiate academic competition with institutions in the Alabama Community College System. This group is recruited from high school scholars bowl teams and enrolled in Interdisciplinary Studies classes on both campuses.

The English Club provides an enjoyable and inviting atmosphere for students sharing common interests in English, literature, writing, journalism, and/or humanities.  Club members participate in a variety of college activities, fundraisers, and community events.

The Math Club is an organization to promote interest and excitement about mathematics in a friendly, collaborative environment. Members participate in a variety of college activieies, fundraisers, and community events. 

Mu Alpha Theta is a National Two-Year College Mathematics Honor Society that is dedicated to inspiring keen interest in mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics. Students apply for membership and are selected based on their completion of either MTH 112 or MTH 110 with a B or higher average and all other math courses beyond MTH 110/112 should comprise a math GPA of 3.0 or higher. Some of the activities that our students are involved in are as follows: competing in state AMATYC math competitions, promoting mathematics in our community by hosting math tournaments for area high schools, celebrating Pi Day with fellow students, and assisting with our STEAM programs such as BEST Robotics. 

The Fishing Club competes in various collegiate fishing tournaments throughout north Alabama.

Patriots for Christ seek to be a shining light for Northwest-Shoals Community College and to provide a spiritual support system to all searching for a closer relationship with God and the truth about His Word.

Alpha Zeta Iota Chapter is an international honor society that has as its objective the promotion of scholarship and fellowship among students with superior achievement. Students are selected for membership in Phi Theta Kappa based on the completion of 12 semester hours and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Northwest-Shoals Society for Technology and Science (The Science Club) is organized to promote the academic welfare of students interested in science, medicine, pharmacy, engineering and other technical areas. Members participate during the year in a variety of academic, social, and community service activities such as National Chemistry Week, the Science With Santa Show, National Technology Week, picnics, field trips, meetings featuring outside speakers, and science demonstrations in public school classrooms.

SkillsUSA is a national organization for students enrolled in technical, skilled, and service occupations. It provides quality education, experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development.

The SGA represents student views to the college administration and coordinates

the student activities program. The SGA serves as an umbrella for all other clubs/organizations on campus. Students must meet qualification requirements to seek positions on the SGA. Positions available each year include President, Vice-President, Secretary/Treasurer and Senators.