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​Phi Theta Kappa All-Academic Team
​Amateur Radio Club
​Reflection Singers

Organizations & Clubs

Students at East Mississippi Community College can get involved in campus life through a wide range of clubs, from purely social groups, to academic and professional memberships, to activity-driven organizations. Some are competitive and offer scholarships to their members.

Consult this list for more information. For general questions, contact Event & Student Activities Coordinator Kate Neely McCarty, (662) 476-5035 or

Amateur Radio Club
Sponsor: Bob Lovelace
(662) 243-1913

The Amateur Radio Club, KE5HJS, operates from the Golden Triangle campus. This ham radio club was established to help students in their study of electronics and world geography. Members communicate with other operators from all over the United States. A working knowledge of how to operate ham radio equipment is valuable for casual conversations as well as communication in times of emergency.​

Art Club

Scooba sponsors: 
Terry Cherry, Lisa Spinks
(662) 476-5133

Golden Triangle sponsor:
Alex Scott Baine
(662) 243-2662

The Art Clubs, on EMCC’s Scooba and Golden Triangle campuses, promote creativity and artistic expression among their members. Meetings are open to all students, faculty and staff.​

Association of Information
Technology Professionals
Sponsor: Sandra Coleman
(662) 243-1958

AITP at EMCC’s Golden Triangle campus is the community of IT knowledge focused on empowering the IT profession by evolving its members to their full potential. Its goal is to provide a community network for the members to reach their true potential by providing education programs for advancing technology and business skills, leadership development opportunities, networking, peer mentoring, knowledge sharing, and online resources.​

Sponsor: Stephen Stringer
(662) 476-5005

More info:
Mighty Lion Band page
Mighty Lion Band website

The Mighty Lion Band performs concerts and halftime shows at football games and participates in many community parades, activities and competitions. The band includes musicians, a Color Guard and the Eastern Belles dance squad.​

Cheerleading Squad
Sponsor: Amy Thomas
(251) 463-1209

The Cheerleader Squad instills pride and commitment to excellence at the college and in the community. Auditions for the squad are held during the spring semester of each year.​

College Publications
Sponsor: Jason Browne
(662) 476-8417

College Publications members are students from the Scooba and Golden Triangle campuses who work to create EMCC’s yearbook, The Lion. ​

Concert Choir and Reflection Singers
Sponsor: Wendy Smith
(662) 476-5004

The EMCC choirs is located on the Scooba campus, but performs at college and campus events through EMCC’s six-county district, as well as state and regional competitions. The Concert Choir is a large performing ensemble. Reflection Singers is a smaller, more select, group.​

Delta Epsilon Chi
Janet Gullett
(662) 243-1982

The mission of Delta Epsilon Chi is to serve its diverse international membership as a professional organization, providing leadership and career opportunities to tomorrow’s leaders.  Members of the Golden Triangle’s three chapters must maintain a strong focus in business-related areas such as marketing, management and entrepreneurship.​

Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Sponsor: Kate Neely McCarty
(662) 476-5131  

Located on EMCC’s Scooba campus, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes invites faculty, staff, and all students to its weekly fellowship time where members pray, worship, and study discipleship.​

Forestry Club
Sponsor: Dustin Snow
(662) 476-5098

The Forestry Club at EMCC’s Scooba campus is made up of students in the Forestry Technology Program. Its purpose is to promote forestry and related industries.​

Health Occupation Students of America
Sponsor: Dora Moore
(662) 476-5103

Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA)  is a national organization which sponsors competitions at the state and national levels in health related areas. 

Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Student Association
Sponsor: Tonsha Emerson
(662) 243-2664

The Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Student Association (MOSA), on EMCC’s Golden Triangle campus, strives to promote nursing at the local, state and national levels; to promote & maintain Associate Degree Nursing as the entry level into nursing practice; and to maintain both the Registered Nurse title and the current scope of practice.​

National Technical Honor Society
Sponsor: Debi Valentine
(662) 243-1925

The National Technical Honor Society at EMCC’s Golden Triangle campus is an internationally recognized program. Members must be enrolled full-time in a career or technical program, earn a 3.25 grade point average in their program coursework, and a 3.0 grade point average for their overall coursework.​

Optical Technology Club
Sponsor: Eddie Sciple
(662) 476-5094

The Optical Technology Club is made up of students in the Ophthalmic Technology Program on the Scooba campus.​

Phi Beta Lambda
Jodi Pierce, Zelma Fulgham, Trina Dendy
(662) 243-1960

Phi Beta Lambda is a national college organization of students enrolled in business subjects.  It seeks to develop competent, aggressive, business leadership, to increase interest and understanding in the intelligent choice of business occupations and to encourage improvement in scholarship.

Phi Theta Kappa

Scooba sponsor: Janet Briggs
(662) 476-5034

Golden Triangle sponsor: Kelly Cantrell
(662) 243-2651  ​

More info:
Phi Theta Kappa page

Phi Theta Kappa is the official honor society for two-year colleges. It promotes scholarship, develops character, and provides opportunity for the developments of leadership and service skills.

​Resident Assistants
Sponsor: LaPari Morant
(662) 476-5443

​The Resident Assistant (RA) facilitates the social and personal adjustment of students to the residence hall and college. The SRA develops a sense of community among residents as members of a floor, residents of a hall, and active participants in the residence life system.  The SRA serves as a positive role model to residents and peer staff members. The SRA acts as a liaison between residents and the college administration.

Sigma Phi Sigma
Sponsor: Octavia Dickerson
(662) 476-5100

A national fraternity, the Mu Chapter of Sigma Phi Sigma is open to Funeral Service Technology students at EMCC’s Scooba campus.  Its goals are to promote knowledge, professionalism, and fellowship among service majors.​

Sponsor: Dale Henry
(662) 243-1983

SkillsUSA is a national organization made up of high school students, college students, and professional members enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled, and service occupations.​

Student Ambassadors

Golden Triangle sponsor: 
Michael Black
(662) 243-1974

Scooba sponsor:
Leia Hill
(662) 476-5346

Student Ambassadors visit high schools and attend college events to encourage potential students to become EMCC Lions. They also represent EMCC at various community functions in the college's six-county district.​

Student Christian Fellowship
Sponsor: Mary Smith
(662) 476-8617

The Student Christian Fellowship on the campus of East Mississippi Community College is comprised of two groups of students, the Baptist Student Union and Wesley Foundation. The BSU (Baptist Student Union) is sponsored by the Mississippi Baptist Convention. The Wesley Foundations is sponsored by the Methodist church. Students also participate in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Student Government Association

Scooba sponsor:
Leia Hill
(662) 476-5346  

Golden Triangle sponsor:
Cathy Kemp
(662) 243-1979

The Student Government Association enables students to be involved in making decisions that affect campus life.  The SGA takes suggestions from students and interacts with the school administration to help implement new policies.  In addition, they often assist EMCC with special events such as the Reality Fair.​

Student Practical Nursing Association
Sponsor: Karen Taylor
(662) 243-1989

The Student Practical Nursing Association, on the Golden Triangle campus, is a student chapter of the National Federation of Licensed Practice Nurses.  Its purpose is to increase awareness of nursing roles, nursing issues and medical technology through hands-on experiences, educational conferences, guest speakers, and community services.​

Voices of Victory
Sponsor: Dana Rose
(662) 476-5085

Voices of Victory is a student-led gospel choir which promotes Christian ideals through singing heartfelt, interactive praise and worship songs.​





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(662) 476-8442
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Mayhew, MS 39753
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CAFB, MS 39710
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Meridian, MS 39309
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