Student Government Association (SGA)
Sponsor: Shara Olive (email@example.com/918-647-1371)
The governing organization for the student population is the Student Government Association, which operates under a Constitution approved by the student body. SGA offers opportunities for development of cooperative effort, initiative, and leadership. Details on eligibility for membership or office in the SGA are available from the Student Life Coordinator in the Office of Student Affairs. The Student Activities Board (SAB) is a special coordinating committee of the SGA that plans and implements Student Activities.
Adult Student Life Club
Sponsor: Jessica Lloyd (firstname.lastname@example.org/918-647-1264)
Open to anyone who wants to be a participate but is geared more towards our non-traditional students and single parents. Our goal for this club is to give our non-traditional and single parent students activities that are child friendly and allow them to show their Viking pride by being active with the community and on campus. We also hope to establish a mentorship between students to aid in the challenges that this group of students face.
Baptist Collegiate Ministries
Sponsor: Bentley Hill (918-647-4639)
This organization contributes to the spiritual life of the students at Carl Albert State College. Located in a building constructed just off campus by the Leflore Baptist Association and Southern Baptist Convention of Oklahoma, its activities are open to students of all denominations and faiths.
Sponsor: Crissy Keeton (email@example.com/918-647-1319)
The purpose of CASC Dancers is to learn new styles of dancing, and incorporate others to teach their peers, and bring in professionals. CASC Dancers is also able to perform, and put dances on and off the CASC campus. CASC Dancers will learn together and work together using dance for the betterment of the community and campus.
Sponsor: Shirley Yandell (firstname.lastname@example.org/918-647-1261)
As ministers of reconciliation, Chi Alpha is a community of God’s college-age people; a community of worship, prayer, fellowship, disciples, and a community of witness. Membership is open to students of all backgrounds.
Computer Science Club
Sponsor: Tommy Smith (email@example.com/918-647-1221)
The purpose of this club is to enhance the students’ knowledge of areas involving computer science, discuss advancements of computing technology, and provide a fun and safe learning experience.
Debate and Forensics Team
Sponsor: Shawna Blake (firstname.lastname@example.org/918-647-1274)
This team of CASC students will work on writing and presenting speeches as well as crafting and performing oral interpretation of literature pieces and then traveling to compete against other colleges in various categories. This organization focuses on students becoming better speakers while having fun and developing important critical thinking and presentational skills. For more information please contact the sponsor.
Sponsor: Rachel Smith (email@example.com)
The CASC Film Club aims to promote the appreciation and criticism of international film and cinema studies and production through film screenings, quest lectures, student-centered symposia, and special interest in filmmaking within the state of Oklahoma.
Sponsor: Chester Cornell (firstname.lastname@example.org/918-647-1461)
The History Travel Club is a student organization dedicated to promoting the idea of educational world travel on the CASC campus and in the community. This club will give students an amazing opportunity to experience past and present civilizations around the world. It will not only give the students an appreciation for other cultures and traditions but will instill in them an appreciation for their own country.
International Student Club
Sponsor: Anita Sutter (email@example.com/918-647-1303)
The International Student Club helps promote awareness and knowledge of countries and culture outside the southeastern Oklahoma region and the United States, helps international students adapt to their new environment, and builds friendships among both international and American students. The club is open to all international students and any other CASC students.
This organization provides fun recreational athletic activities for the students and faculty/staff of CASC on a competitive level. This includes events and tournaments in sports such as volleyball, dodge ball, flag-football, basketball, and physical fitness challenge.
Sponsor: Terri Carroll (firstname.lastname@example.org/918-647-1310)
The CASC Library Club is a student organization that promotes library patronage and library events. Membership is open to all full-time and part-time students of CASC.
Native American Club
Sponsor: Aaron Emberton (email@example.com)
Membership in this club is not limited to students of direct Native American descent, but is open to any student interested in learning about Native American Culture or in perpetuating Native American Heritage. The club sponsors field trips, cultural events, and quest speakers on campus.
Phi Theta Kappa (ΦΘΚ), also available on the Sallisaw campus
Sponsors: Annette Staats – Poteau Campus – (firstname.lastname@example.org/918-647-1398)
Jamie Henson – Sallisaw Campus – (email@example.com/918-647-2217)
Marsha Caughern (firstname.lastname@example.org/918-647-1382)
Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society has recognized academic excellence in the two-year colleges since 1918 and has become the largest and one of the most prestigious honor societies in higher education. Our chapter was chartered in 1979 as Alpha Delta Lambda Chapter. Phi Theta Kappa membership is by invitation only to students who have completed at least 12 credit hours at CASC toward their degree with a 3.5 or better grade point average. Students may be either full-time or part-time and must enjoy the full rights of citizenship of their country. For more information, see our chapter web-site through the CASC home-page or the international web-site at ptk.org.
President’s Leadership Council
Sponsor: Jennifer Humphreys (email@example.com/918-647-1270)
The President’s Leadership Council membership consists of all CASC’s recognized student clubs and organization presidents. The council acts as a means of communication between student organizations, the faculty and administration. The council also works to strengthen the spirit of unity and fellowship among students at CASC. The goal of the President’s Leadership Council is to encourage a closer relationship among CASC student organizations.
Residence Hall Council
All residential students are members of the Residence Hall Council. The purpose of this organization is to promote unity among housing residents, protect members’ rights, settle disputes dealing with the residence halls and residents, act as a sounding board for residents, and create an environment of social and cultural functions. Two members of the RHC will also serve on the Dorm Committee.
Student Nurses Association (SNA)
Sponsor: Kristal Newlin (firstname.lastname@example.org/918-
Membership in the SNA is open to nursing majors. The CASC chapter is a constituent of the National Student Nurses Association. The purpose of the organization is to provide programs representative of fundamental and current professional interest and concerns and to further the development of the whole person in his/her professional role.
Student Physical Therapist Assistant Association (SPTAA)
Sponsor: Jeri Hobday (email@example.com/918-647-1352)
The purpose and functions of the SPTAA are to assure responsibility for contributing to Physical Therapy education in order to provide for the highest quality health care and to provide programs and current professional information of concern. The club helps aid in the development of the whole person and his/her responsibility for the health care of people in all walks of life.
Student Support Services (SSS) Club
Sponsor: Kimberly Price (firstname.lastname@example.org/918-647-1345)
The SSS focuses on helping non-traditional students 25 and older cope and compete in a world of traditional college students and shall exist to promote social and cultural opportunities, strengthen confidence and supports academic success to students in Student Support Services (SSS) at CASC; and to encourage their participation in campus activities.
The V.I.K.E.S. represent a group of loyal CASC students who make as much noise as possible at all athletic events. To some, sport is life, to the V.I.K.E.S. it gives a chance to express allegiance to the school and the teams. Enthusiasm is a great part of the game. Without enthusiasm, there would not be Very Intimidating Krazy Enthusiastic Students!
Vike Psych Club
Sponsor: Kristi McConnell (email@example.com/918-647-1457)
This club is beneficial to Carl Albert State College, because it gives the students an opportunity to participate in community events and gain a better understanding of Psychology. It also allows students to become outstanding citizens while furthering their education.
Sponsor: Randy Armstrong (firstname.lastname@example.org/918-647-1248)
Viking Ambassadors contribute directly to the recruitment of the students of Carl Albert State College. They are responsible for creating a supportive, student-centered atmosphere by planning, promoting, executing and supporting events on campus.