Student Activities

Wallace Community College offers student activities, programs, and services that promote academic support as well as leadership, social, and cultural experiences. These are listed alphabetically below and are followed by a code indicating the campus on which the activity is available: Sparks Campus (S) or Wallace Campus (W).

American Chemical Society Student Chapter (W)—The American Chemical Society Student Chapter is an organization composed of Chemistry students. The purpose of this club is to educate students and the community about the importance of chemistry and the role of the American Chemical Society.

Art Club (W)—An organization designed to expose students to art and foster an appreciation for art across the campus. The art club is open to all art students and those interested in art.

Association of Student Practical Nurses (S) (W)—An organization designed for students enrolled in Practical Nursing.

Athletics (W)—Wallace Community College is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association and the Alabama Community College Conference. The College engages in intercollegiate competition in men’s baseball and women’s softball.

Bass Fishing Club (S) (W)—To present the sport of bass fishing in a positive manner, to provide opportunities for students to engage in a bass fishing club, to provide an opportunity for participating in competitive bass fishing at a collegiate level, and to promote bass fishing and cooperation with other organizations on campus.

Diamond Dolls (W)—This club promotes school spirit among the student body by supporting WCC's athletic programs.

Criminal Justice Club (S) (W) - To coordinate activities which will establish constructive relationships between CRJ students and members of the surrounding communities located in Alabama.

Emergency Medical Services Student Faculty Association (W)—Increase awareness of EMS and promote interaction with civic responsibility.

Lambda Beta Society (W) - To promote the achievement of high scholarly standards within the programs and chapters through the encouragement of membership and graduation with honors.

Leadership Development Program (S) (W)—The Leadership Development program promotes development of students’ personal philosophies of leadership by: participation in service- learning opportunities; serving as official host/hostesses of the College; being mentored by a Wallace faculty or staff member; completing a for-credit leadership course; and attendance at a statewide student leadership institute.

Phi Theta Kappa (S) (W)—Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society. To be eligible for membership, a student must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours (excluding developmental coursework) toward an associate in arts, associate in science, or associate in applied science degree and have a minimum grade point average of 3.5. First-term freshmen who were members of the National Honor Society or Beta Club, recipients of a Wallace Community College academic scholarship, or students who scored 25+ on the ACT® exam may enter into the organization immediately as provisional members.

WCC Philosophical Society (W)—An organization designed to encourage the discussion of philosophical ideas.

Respiratory Therapy Student Association (W)—This organization strives to increase the community of the Respiratory Therapy profession and to promote wellness.

Rotaract (W)—An organization designed to promote community service among civic-minded students.

Sigma Kappa Delta English Honor Society (W)—This organization strives to confer distinction for high achievement in English and literature; provides cultural stimulation on the College campus; promotes interest in English and literature; fosters the discipline of English in all its aspects, including creative and critical writing; promotes a sense of community among its members; and exhibits high standards of academic excellence.

SkillsUSA (S) (W)—SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce.

Society of Physics Students (W)—The purpose of this organization is the advancement and diffusion of knowledge of physics, the encouragement of interest in physics throughout the academic and local communities, and the introduction of students to the professional community.

Society of Student Medical Assistants (W)—The Society of Student Medical Assistants is dedicated to education, promotion, and positive representation of the profession of Medical Assisting.

Student Government Association (S) (W)—The Student Government Association (SGA) provides leadership opportunities for students. The SGA is governed by published bylaws that are made available to students at each applicable campus. For more information, please contact the Office of Student Life.

Student Physical Therapist Assistant Association (W)—The Student Physical Therapist Assistant Association represents and promotes the profession of Physical Therapy and helps educate the public about the physical therapy needs of members of society.

The Wallace Sound (W)—The Wallace Community College Show Choir, is open to all students who have successfully auditioned. Its purpose is to provide an opportunity for advanced vocal training through study and performance of more demanding choral literature.

Wallace Association of Nursing Students (W)—The Wallace Association of Nursing Students (WANS) is an organization composed of Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) students. The purpose of WANS is to support and enhance the philosophy, purpose, goals, and policies of the ADN program; promote educational and professional development; and contribute to the health care of the community.

Wallace Theater (W)—A group of theater students performs a variety of theatrical performances for members of the College and community.