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Get Involved!

Student Government Association (SGA)
Everyone is invited to participate. SGA plans and coordinates campus activities such as the back-to-school icebreaker, Hanging of the Mittens and more. For more information, contact:

Katie Griffis
Library, Room 202
SGA President
   Hussen Abubeker      

Academic Team
The academic team is for students interested in competing in quick recall competitions. For more information, contact:

Scott Taylor
Sullivan Technology Center
Room 217
Lori Threlkeld
Academic and Technical Building
Room 205B

Collegiate YFA
HCC Collegiate Young Farmer Chapter (YFA) serves to promote agriculture on HCC’s campus. Collegiate YFA is part of the Kentucky Young Farmer Association. KY YFA offers opportunities to compete in contests, learn about different agriculture operations, and socialize with members from across the states, who share the same joy of agriculture. Activities include agriculture promotion activities, state and national institutes and tours. For more information, contact:

Laura Winstead
Arts and Science Building
Room 104

Community Theater

Community Theater offers a creative outlet for individuals through acting, constructing sets, working props, stage managing, or advertising. The group generally holds two performances each year.  For more information, contact:

Sharon Burton
Administration Building Room 212

C.R.O.S.S (Christ Reaching Out Saving Students - affiliated with Baptist Collegiate Ministries)
Are you looking for an opportunity to make new friends, and to learn about God and His plan for your life? Come to CROSS! CROSS is a Christian fellowship group for college students. It is an extension of Baptist Collegiate Ministries, but is not only for Baptists, but for anyone interested. Everyone is welcome for free food, fun, and fellowship. Join us for lunch every Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. in the Student Center at Joe's Place. For more information contact:

Larry Tutt
Sullivan Technology Center, Room 225

Henderson Association of Nursing Students (HANS)
Henderson Association of Nursing Students (HANS) is a pre-professional organization open to students currently enrolled in the nursing program. Members of HANS are also members of the Kentucky Association of Nursing Students and National Student Nurse Association (NSNA). Members participate in leadership opportunities, workshops, service learning, and community service outreach. For more information, contact:

Carole Mattingly
Academic Technical Building,
Room 314I

View the HANS program page

Matthew Reynolds

Katelyn Patterson

Katherine Posey

Jonie Barrett

Recruiting Officers
Sarah Hoppen
Abby Denton

Henderson Pride

Henderson Pride’s purpose is to create a safe, positive, and educational environment for members and allies of the LGBTQA community through friendly, inclusive meetings where we raise awareness about controversial topics, including political issues, current events, etc. This group is open to the HCC community at large.

If you know a student that would be interested in this group or if you have an interest in becoming involved, please contact Scott Taylor (below). We currently meet on Mondays at 4:00 in Sullivan Technology Center (STC) 202 (the math Lab).

Scott Taylor
Sullivan Technology Center
Room 217


History Club

Students who enjoy history and historic places are invited to join the HCC History Club. Activities include: field trips, presentations, discussions, and special projects. For more information contact:

Lorie Maltby
Administration Building
Room 119
Griffin Clary

Kentucky Education Association- Student Program (KEA-SP)

KEA Student Program is a professional association for college students preparing to enter the teaching profession. KEA-SP participates in Relay for Life, NEA Read Across America, and many other community service activities. For more information, contact:
Amy E. Simpson
Administration Building,
Room 113



Kendall Jameson

Literary Magazine
HCC’s Literary Magazine includes selected short stories, poetry, and non-fiction work. The literary magazine is published in the fall, and prizes are awarded at a reception. Submit your work or assist in publishing. For more information, contact:

Lilia Joy
Administration Building
Room 213

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

PTK is an honor society whose membership is based on academic performance. Eligible students, meeting certain criteria, will receive invitations to join.  For more information contact:

Paul Kasenow
Administration Building
Room 114
Lorie Maltby
Administration Building
Room 119

Science Club
Students with an interest in science are invited to join the HCC Science Club.  Activities include Nerd Wars, field trips and community service projects.  For more information, contact:

Kara Becker
Academic Technical Building, Room 202 B
   or     Lori Threlkeld
Academic Technical Building Room, Room 205E

Student American Dental Hygienists’ Association

This group is open to any student enrolled in the Dental Hygiene/Dental Assisting Program. For more information, contact:

Kim Dean
Academic Technical Building, Room 103

Multi-Cultural Alliance (MCA) 
The purpose of this group is to promote cultural diversity and inclusion on campus and throughout the community. For more information, contact:

Bill Dixon
Student Center,
Room 103
        Michelle Chappell
Arts and Science Building,
Room 219