Student Organizations

Students are encouraged throughout their course of study at Oconee Fall Line Technical College to participate in student activities and student organizations.  It is our belief that students who participate in organizations, activities, and programs outside of the classroom learn by doing and build essential leadership and life skills in the process.

Student Government Association

The Student Government is an organization made up of representatives from all occupational programs at Oconee Fall Line Technical College. The students enrolled in the program elect one representative and one alternate from each program area. Student Government meets monthly. For more information, please contact your local advisor:

  • DUBLIN CAMPUS: Janet Smith, Stewart Bldg. Room 112, Phone (478) 274-7836 or jrsmith@oftc.edu
  • SANDERSVILLE CAMPUS: Susan Hammock, Room 202A, Phone (478) 240-5162 or shammock@oftc.edu

BRIDGE

The purpose of the BRIDGE (Broadening and Redefining Individuality, Diversity,  Goodwill, and Excellence) Club is to provide opportunities for academic and learning support students seeking to attain a certificate, diploma, or degree from Oconee Fall Line Technical College.  The BRIDGE Club promotes a sense of civic and personal responsibility.  Advisors are Tiffany Daniel (North Campus) and Lecresicia Marion (South Campus).

GENESIS

Genesis is a mentoring program that helps motivate, empower, and encourage young men through mentoring. Genesis challenges black males to be positive decision makers, role models, and effective leaders within their community. Ultimately, the brothers of Genesis will become responsible and productive citizens.

Genesis was formed to increase the achievement levels by combining like-minded men at Oconee Fall Line Technical College, which aims to disrupt the social stigma of young black men by bettering their academics. The program will reach out to and make a difference in the community and the lives of its youth. Genesis uses a variety of resources and platforms that will make a positive impact in their lives physically, mentally, and spiritually. For more information, contact Nicole Sherrod.

Helping Young People Excel – HYPE

Oconee Fall Line Technical College (OFTC) HYPE program helps YOU, the student, build confidence to meet the new expectations and challenges of coming to college. HYPE is designed specifically to develop social opportunities that provide support and attention from OFTC faculty, staff, and students.

Our mission is to provide students with the support and skills needed to be successful in college and complete a degree by offering comprehensive support services, resources, and student programs and activities. Services Offered:

  • Identification of goals and determining personal strengths
  • Regular communications and invitations to attend free campus events and workshops
  • Referrals to appropriate resources
  • Comprehensive support while attending OFTC

For more information, contact Saketha Adams.

Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL)

First launched in 1971, GOAL focuses on student excellence in technical education by focusing on academic excellence and personal achievement. A panel of judges selects one student, the state GOAL Winner, to serve as an ambassador of technical education in Georgia.

Goal Winners represent the “new image” of Georgia’s technical colleges.  Students must recognize technical education’s critical impact on Georgia’s overall economic health:  have strong work ethics, a dedicated sense of loyalty, and a healthy enthusiasm for promoting technical education in Georgia.  For more information, contact Susan Hammock or Janet Smith.

National Technical Honor Society

The National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) is an honor organization for outstanding students enrolled in occupational, vocational, or technical programs. For more information, contact club advisors (North) Stan Lawson or (South) Kim Meeks.

Respiratory Educational Student Practitioners (RESP)

RESP exists for the promotion and support of respiratory therapy education. For more information, contact a respiratory therapy faculty member or club advisor Natalie Smith.

ROTARACT

Rotaract is a Rotary-sponsored service club for young men and women that is sponsored by a local Rotary club making them true “partners in service” and key members of the Rotary family. For more information, please contact your local advisor:

Skills USA

Skills USA emphasizes leadership, dignity, workmanship, citizenship, and respect for others. Local Skills USA winners compete in regional, state, and national competitions. For more information, contact your local advisor:

Student Practical Nurses Association (SPNA)

The OFTC Student Practical Nurses Association promotes the practical nursing program at OFTC. For more information, contact any practical nursing advisor for more details or email the club advisor Deb Thomsen.

Veterans Support Group

The OFTC Veterans Support Group meets on a regular basis to help Veterans acclimate to college life, provide information regarding services available to them on and off campus, provide a support group, and promote awareness of Veteran students to the campus community. Meeting dates and locations each semester are on the Student Life Calendar of Events, and students are also notified of meetings by email. All OFTC students and employees who are Veterans are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact:

  • DUBLIN CAMPUS: Janet Smith, Stewart Bldg. Room 112, Phone (478) 274-7836 or jrsmith@oftc.edu
  • SANDERSVILLE CAMPUS: Susan Hammock, Room 202A, Phone (478) 240-5162 or shammock@oftc.edu