Student Organization List

Campus Initiatives

Irma Thomas Center for W.I.S.E Women (Women in Search of Excellence)

Women In Search of Excellence exists to empower women to help fulfill their academic, personal and professional potential.

Advisors

City Park Campus

Melanie Deffendall, mdeffe@dcc.edu

West Bank Campus

Laila Bicksler, fbicks@dcc.edu

National Society of Leadership and Success

The Society is the nation's largest leadership honor society. Students are selected for membership based on either academic standing or leadership potential. Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement of honorable distinction. The Society provides a step-by-step program for members to build their leadership skills through participation at their campus or online. Upon completion of the program, members receive their leadership certificate and take their place among the top student leaders across the country. The Delgado chapter incorporates campus mentors.

Learn more at the NSLS website.

Advisors

City Park Campus

Alexander Pope, aglpope@dcc.edu

West Bank Campus

Amy Trainor, atrain@dcc.edu

Departmental Organizations

Charity Association of Student Nurses (CASN)

CASN, Charity Association of Student Nurses, is the local chapter of the national and Louisiana student nurse organizations of the American Nurses Association. Its primary mission is to introduce student nurses to nursing as a profession. Activities include many community service events, orienting new students to the Professional Behaviors of nurses, touring visitors during Open Houses, assisting at Charity Alumni events in appreciation for their continued support, inviting guest speakers, and attending state and national conventions. Pre-nursing and nursing students are invited. 

Meeting Location

Charity School of Nursing

Advisors

Mary Trosclair, mtrosc@dcc.edu

Carol Leefe, cleefe@dcc.edu

Collegiate DECA

Join more than 15,000 members on 250 campuses across the world who are preparing for careers in Hospitality, Marketing, Finance, Management and Entrepreneurship. By joining Delgado's Collegiate DECA Chapter, you will have opportunities to:

  • Extend learning beyond the classroom by participating in community-based events
  • Gain a competitive edge in the global job market
  • Develop a strategic decision-making and project management skills
  • Network with business and industry experts and nearly 15,000 students and advisors
  • Earn awards and recognition through competition and leadership action

Meeting Location

City Park Campus

Advisor

Barry Brantley, bbrant@dcc.edu

Criminal Justice Club

An organization for all students studying criminal justice or the related fields of psychology, sociology, and pre-law.

Meeting Location

City Park Campus

Advisor

Etta Haywood, ehaywo@dcc.edu

Culinary Arts Club

The Culinary Arts Club holds fundraisers to support student travel to conferences and competitions.

Meeting Location

City Park Campus

Advisors

Nancy Burback, nburba@dcc.edu

Eric Mark, ejmark@dcc.edu

Delgado Architecture Student Organization

To provide leadership skills in managing a student organization. To recognize and promote a need to get the students involved in educational service learning activities on campus as well as in the community. To network with the Business and Industry professionals and alumni. Attend seminars, trade shows, and participate in competitions on a national level. DASO is affiliated with National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB), Homebuilders Association (HBA), CSI, AIA, NAWIC, and CMAA. 

Meeting Location

Sidney Collier Site

Advisor

P. Victor Mirzai, pmirza@dcc.edu

Delgado Community College Theatre Club

The Delgado Community College Theatre Club is a student led, student driven organization that offers Theatre majors and non-majors an opportunity to participate in the production aspects of the theatrical arts including the technical fields, performance, and administrative responsibilities while promoting a diverse, supportive, and fun community. The Theater Club is for anyone interested in drama, comedy, musicals, acting, dance, costumes, backstage, set design, and lighting work. The club also promotes field trips to other theater groups. Membership is open to all students in all majors. 

Meeting Location

City Park Campus

Advisor

Kristopher LaMorte, klamor@dcc.edu

Delgado Design Association

The goal of this organization is to promote the profession of Interior Design and provide support and educational opportunities to the students. Students must be enrolled in the INTD or KBD program in Interior Design Department.

Meeting Location

City Park Campus

Advisor

Erin Sanders, esande1@dcc.edu

Delgado Developing Mathletes (Delta Delta Mu)

This math club is an organization designed for students to help and encourage other students with their math studies. Our members provide peer tutoring for other members. We meet once every two weeks for these "homework parties."

Meeting Location

West Bank Campus

Advisor

Pamela Windham, pwindh@dcc.edu

Delgado Education Association

Delgado Education Association (DEA) is an organization of future professionals majoring in Care and Development of Young Children (CDYC) and related professions. Students who hold membership may be full-time, part-time or in the practicum semester of completing their degree with Delgado. DEA offers opportunities for professional development; to meet and collaborate with other CDYC or education majors; and opportunities to further causes in education through volunteering and fundraising.

Meeting Location

City Park Campus

Advisors

City Park Campus

Lydia Goeller, lgoell@dcc.edu

Lisa Melson, lmelso@dcc.edu

West Bank Campus

Moira “Shelley” Rheams, mrheam@dcc.edu (West Bank) 

Delgado Graphic Design Club

Membership is open to students enrolled in VISC/Graphic Design courses. The purpose of the club is for members to learn more about the graphic design industry and best practices that can aid members in school and beyond. To begin habits of lifelong professional development among its members with the professional organizations and their local and state affiliates. 

Meeting Location

City Park Campus

Advisor

Tedd Walley, twalle@dcc.edu 

Pharmacy Technician Student Organization

The purpose of this organization is to offer support and resources to students who are currently enrolled in, or who have completed, the Delgado Community College Pharmacy Technician program.

Meeting Location

City Park Campus

Advisor

Anne P LaVance, alavan@dcc.edu

The Veterinary Technology Club

The Veterinary Technology Club is available for Veterinary Technology Program students (must already be accepted into the Program) with the goal of promoting the Veterinary Technology profession through community outreach, fundraisers, and other events and activities. 

Meeting Location

Jefferson Site

Advisor

Jennifer Limon EdD, RVT, jlimon@dcc.edu

Honorary Organizations

Alpha Beta Gamma Business Honors Fraternity (Chi Kappa Chapter)

Alpha Beta Gamma is an international business honor society that promotes academic achievement as well as community service. It is open to all business majors as well as business related majors for students with at least a 3.0 GPA overall and 15 total credit hours (with at least 12 counting toward a degree).

Meeting Locations

City Park Campus and West Bank Campus

Advisors

City Park Campus

John Hill, jmhill@dcc.edu,

Terry Aime Drolla, taime@dcc.edu

Donna Faucheux, dfauch@dcc.edu

West Bank Campus

Thomas McQuaid, tmcqua@dcc.edu

Mark McLean, mmclea@dcc.edu

Delta Psi Omega (National Theatre Honor Society)

Delta Psi Omega, the National Theatre Honor Society, was organized as a theatre honor society for the purpose of providing acknowledgement to those demonstrating a high standard of accomplishment in theatre. DPO requires work onstage and backstage, plus an overall 2.5 GPA.

Meeting Location

City Park Campus

Advisor

Kristopher LaMorte, klamor@dcc.edu

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

This honor fraternity encourages scholastic achievement, leadership, and academic distinction. Students must have a grade point average of 3.4 to qualify for membership.

Meeting Location

City Park Campus

Advisors

Kim Russel, krusse2@dcc.edu

Emily Fulgham-Clay, eclay@dcc.edu

Service Organizations

Spectrum

Spectrum is a multicultural organization that unites all students to assist them in meeting their academic goals and social needs. Spectrum is a place for all to fit in. This organization focuses on the building of character, implementation of various community and school projects that concern both nursing students and students from all the campuses. This organization believes that health promotion and health education is important to provide information to the community that will enable them to make informed decisions related to their healthcare. Membership is open to any student at Delgado community College.

Meeting Location

Charity School of Nursing

Advisors

Lynn Lowery llower@dcc.edu

Special Interest Organizations

Chia Alpha Christian Fellowship (XA)

Chi Alpha exists to help students navigate at the corner of Faith and Life. We are open to all Delgado students, faculty and staff. Membership is not required. We have many ways to get involved including Life Groups, leadership training, mentoring, retreats, missions trips, service projects, International Student events and more. You can find out more about Chi Alpha by visiting our national website.

Meeting Locations

City Park Campus and West Bank Campus

Advisor

Chris Buckel, cpbuckel@gmail.com

Delgado Anime Club

Fans of anime, manga, and video games.

Meeting Location

City Park Campus

Advisor

Tedd Walley, twalle@dcc.edu

D.I.S.C. (Delgado International Student Club)

D.I.S.C is an on-campus club that represents all Delgado students from diverse and cultural backgrounds. The function of D.I.S.C is to encourage cultural diversity, form new friendships, plan trips and fundraisers, and plan activities to promote International Education on campus. 

Meeting Location

City Park Campus

Advisor

Tandra Taylor, ttaylo4@dcc.edu

ECHOS, Inc.

Eloquent Commitment to Helping Our Sisters, Incorporated (ECHOS, Inc.) is a private, non-for-profit organization whose purpose is to assist young women succeed in all of their endeavors through programs and service that will expose, educate, and empower. Founded in 2010, there are currently three chapters located in Georgia, Kentucky, and New Orleans, LA. The foundation of the organization is based on the bible verse, “The older women are to teach the younger women” (Titus 2:3). Therefore, the organization’s programming is centered on providing role models, seminars, and networking, as well as providing opportunities for building unity and sisterhood amongst its members, and throughout the community

Meeting Locations

City Park Campus, Sidney Collier Site, and West Bank Campus

Advisor

Dr. Monique Cola, mcola@dcc.edu

GSA (Genders and Sexualities Alliance)

GSA is an organization for LGBTQ+ students and their allies. Our mission is to create a safe, supportive community, to provide opportunities for social interaction, and to promote LGBTQ+ awareness and visibility on campus.

Visit our Facebook page.

Meeting Location

City Park Campus

Advisors

Audra Rouse, arouse@dcc.edu

Abbey Wallig, awalli@dcc.edu

Impact Movement

To benefit all students in the promotion of Christian fellowship.

Meeting Location

City Park Campus

Advisor

Etta Haywood, ehaywo@dcc.edu

Student Government Association (SGA)

SGA promotes the idea of self-governance and represents students’ opinions to College committees, Administration, Faculty, and Staff. They also sponsor vital co-curricular activities to enhance individual student development, promote desired social interaction, and provide recreational activities for the students. Students elect SGA Executive Board members. 

Meeting Locations

City Park, Jefferson Site, Charity School of Nursing, Sidney Collier Site, West Bank Campus

Advisors

City Park Campus

Brian Rosenthal, brosen@dcc.edu

Jefferson Site

Brian Rosenthal, brosen@dcc.edu

Charity School of Nursing

Vivian Smith, vsmith@dcc.edu

Raul Salas, rsalas@dcc.edu

Sidney Collier Site

Brian Rosenthal, brosen@dcc.edu

West Bank Campus

Amy Trainor, atrain@dcc.edu

Student Support Services Ambassadors

The Student Support Services Ambassadors is a Delgado Community College leadership and community service organization affiliated with Delgado’s Office of Student Support Services/TRiO (SSS). The SSS Ambassador organization is open to Student Support Services program participants and seeks to make campus life and community engagement compatible with the commuter student lifestyle. 

Meeting Location

City Park Campus

Advisor

Brandy Bien-Aime, bbiena@dcc.edu

Veterans Club

A military veterans and dependents group providing fellowship for like-minded individuals in order to create a network of successful students and alumni. It also aims to provide leadership and professional development.

Meeting Location

West Bank Campus

Advisor

Joseph Williams, jwilli6@dcc.edu