Activities play an important role in the development of students at SAU Tech. Because participation in activities is recognized as vital for college students, SAU Tech has several organizations that sponsor activities and functions for the students.
Student clubs and organizations under SAU Tech sponsorship may be formed whenever there is a worthwhile purpose and sufficient interest. Information concerning organizational procedures may be obtained from the Director of Student Life.
Advanced Aerospace Club of Texarkana
The Advanced Aerospace Club of Texarkana is a group composed of instructor/advisor nominated student members who have shown exceptional academic performance and wish to pursue instructor led advanced concepts/studies of airframe and powerplant design and operation as related to aviation and aerospace applications. The club and the selection process for members inspire all students for superior academic achievement and reward its members with advanced interests by providing increasingly complex challenges, thereby advancing knowledge, goals, and aspirations.
Allied Health Students Club (AHSC)
The primary purpose of the Allied Health Students Club of SAU Tech is to serve the needs of its members in the following ways:
1. Foster programs and activities, which will develop:
- Leadership, character, and citizenship;
- Ethical Practices and respect for the dignity or work;
- Community support.
2. Build the confidence of students in themselves and their work by providing opportunities for students to assume responsibilities and developing personal and occupational competencies and social skills which lead to successful employment in the health care field.
3. Promote relationships and involvement with other health care organizations.
Aviation Maintenance Club
The SAU Tech Student Aviation Maintenance Club is an educational club to provide enrichment for its members and the general public by teaching the most reliable, current, research-based, safe aviation information. The club also provides students assistance in job placement.
Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM)
The purpose of the Baptist Collegiate Ministry is to challenge collegians to become disciples who experience God, live out their faith, and fulfill His mission. By connecting with the local church, multiplying through evangelism and missions, and transforming by spiritual disciplines and leadership development. This organization is not endorsed, approved, sponsored or provided on behalf of SAU Tech.
Multicultural Student Association (MSA)
The purpose of the Southern Arkansas University Tech Multicultural Student Association is to support students in their scholastic endeavors through mentorship, leadership, career and cultural development. In addition, the MSA shall create a sense of community between minority students and the student body as a whole and increase the visibility of minority students within the college community. For more information, students may contact Santresa Wilkins at 870.574.4486.
The Mused Drama Company
The Mused Drama Company wants you to shine! The purpose of this organization is fourfold: to provide students with opportunities to apply their skills in the dramatic arts before an audience, to fellowship and learn from other students of mutual interest, to provide film students with actors for film projects in order to gain mutual experience, and to provide the school with skits and performances for events.
National Technical Honor Society (NTHS)
National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) is the acknowledged leader in the recognition of outstanding student achievement in career and technical education. NTHS encourages higher scholastic achievement, cultivates a desire for personal excellence, and helps top students find success in today’s highly competitive workplace.
Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)
The purpose of SAU Tech’s chapter of Phi Beta Lambda is to provide opportunities for college students to develop occupational competencies for business and office occupations and business teacher education, and to encourage an active interest in the business profession. Membership is open to all business students.
Phi Theta Kappa
SAU Tech is a member of Phi Theta Kappa, a national honor society for community/junior college students. Members must have completed 30 semester hours of coursework and earned at least a 3.50 GPA. This coursework must consist of courses leading to an associate degree.
Residential Housing Association (RHA)
The purpose of the Resident Housing Association is to combine and exchange the ideas of the members, to provide a channel of communication and understanding among all residents and the University Administration, to encourage and assist in the development of an educational and social environment within resident housing, and to promote leadership, sportsmanship, high standards of conduct and morals, and responsibility in resident housing.
Student Leadership Program
The student Leadership Program defines the student leadership experience at SAU Tech for all leaders regardless of class year or skill level. These select students volunteer their time to various campus and community events as well as projects that enhance Southern Arkansas University Tech and South Arkansas. The Student Leadership Team will strive to enhance SAU Tech awareness throughout the campus in turn building interest, pride, and enthusiasm for future generations of SAU Tech students. For more information, students may contact the SAU Tech Student Life Office at 1.870.574.4712.
Teacher Education Club
Teacher Education Club (tec@tech) is a club for future educators designed to educate community college students about the profession of teaching; to provide an opportunity for our teacher education students to share experiences and socialize with one another; and to offer future teachers opportunities to develop leadership skills through services to the community.