There are a variety of opportunities for to get involved at Aiken Technical Colleges. The following organizations offer leadership, service, and career-specific activities.
Campus Ambassadors are students who help represent the College on- and off-campus. The students provide campus tours, support activities organized by the Office of Recruitment and Student Experience, assist prospective and current students in the Enrollment Services Center, and more! Ambassadors are selected through an application and interview process.
The ATC chapter of the American Welding Society provides students in the welding program and those interested in the field an opportunity to learn from guest speakers, receive tips on perfecting their craft, and fellowship with like-minded individuals.
The Christian Life Club provides students an opportunity to fellowship while practicing their faith. Activities include regular gatherings, guest speakers and Bible discussions. The club also organizes a GospelFest event each spring featuring gospel performances and prayer led by students and community members.
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society is an international honor society that recognizes students of two-year colleges who have academically achieved a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA. Chapter members are encouraged to pursue leadership positions, actively participate in research, develop campus and community service projects, attend conferences, and even apply for scholarships offered by the national organization. Membership is by invitation only.
The Student Government Association is the leadership organization of Aiken Technical College’s student body. By enrolling at the College, every student is a member. SGA organizes a variety of activities each semester and also leads a community service project each year. Its officers are the voice and advocates for students and their needs.
The Student Leadership Council is comprised of officers and representatives from each of the College’s student organizations. The SLC helps prepare student officers to lead their various organizations through special training and leadership development activities. Encouraging collaboration among the various student organizations also is a key goal of the SLC. Membership is by invitation.
The ATC Student Medical Assisting Association connects medical assisting students with campus and community service opportunities to encourage engagement, leadership skills development, and networking. The organization is affiliated with the Aiken Chapter of the South Carolina Society of Medical Assistants and the American Association of Medical Assistants.
The Student Nurses Association is comprised of students currently enrolled in the College’s nursing programs. Students participate in community outreach such as health fairs and provide a system of support for nursing students.
The Student Veterans Association is open to student veterans, dependents of military families, and those interested in supporting veterans. The SVA provides an opportunity for students to learn about resources available to veterans and their families, participate in community service activities, and build connections amongst our student veteran population.
Aiken Technical College
P.O. Drawer 696
Aiken, SC 29802