ORGANIZATIONS


There’s plenty to do at Tusculum. Join one of the many student organizations and clubs, or start your own!


Alpha Chi promotes and recognizes scholarship.  Membership is open to juniors and seniors ranking in the top tenth of their class.

Athletic Training Student Society promotes professionalism and education within the field of athletic training.

Baptist Student Union (BSU) provides a time of Christian fellowship and worship for all students. BSU is open to all denominations.

Black United Students (Black United Students) promotes awareness and understanding of the various ethnic groups represented on campus.

Bonner Leaders is a student-led service learning opportunity. Students who are Work-Study eligible use their placements to serve in the Greeneville community. Students are selected through an application and interview process conducted through the Center for Civic Advancement. The application process opens at the end of the fall and spring semester.

Business Club @ Tusculum promotes enjoyment and understanding of business administration; develops leadership abilities through participating in career education and social activities; assists students in establishing realistic employment objectives; promotes high standards in ethics, workmanship, and scholarship; and develops competent, aggressive leaders in business.

Center for Economic Development and Entrepreneurship (CEDE) is a group of students devoted to helping small businesses within the community in their business endeavors.

College Democrats is an organization for students supporting the Democratic party and sponsoring events to raise awareness about civic engagement and social responsibility.

College Republicans is an organization for students supporting the Republican party and sponsoring events to raise awareness about civic engagement and social responsibility.

Community Chorus is open to all community members. No auditions are required. Academic credit may be earned.

English Students Organization  (ESO) fosters a sense of community and camaraderie among the English Department, other departments and organizations on campus, and members of the surrounding community.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (F.C.A.) is a student led non-denominational organization that promotes Christian principles among student athletes and the general student body. FCA is open to all students and not just athletes.

Fishing Club at Tusculum is open to all Tusculum students interested in learning more about fishing and participating in fishing trips.

Game Room Club – Student dedicated to maintaining the Pioneer Game Room, its access and expanded opportunities. The Gathering is a collective effort of Tusculum College faculty, students, and surrounding community members focused on bring people together to participate in contemporary Christian worship.

The Gathering is a collective effort of Tusculum faculty, students, and surrounding community members focused on bringing people together to participate in contemporary Christian worship.

Honors Student Organization is an organization of students who are members of the Honors Program.

International and Multicultural Society provides an opportunity for international students to fellowship and develop programs to educate the greater college community about their culture and history.

Iota Tau Alpha is a national honor society for Athletic Training Education students. The functions of Iota Tau Alpha are to stimulate interest, scholarly attainment, and investigation in Athletic Training Education and to promote the dissemination of information and new interpretations of the Society’s activities among students of Athletic Training Education.

Lambda Alpha Epsilon (ACJA) – Collegiate chapter of the American Criminal Justice Association.

Latin Link is a group of students devoted to appreciating the Hispanic culture.  The organization is open to all interested students.

Magic The Gathering Club has been established to imbue its membership with a sense of companionship, entertainment and social enrichment based around a common interest in the card game Magic the Gathering.

National Student Athletic Association  promotes healthy lifestyles for student athletes, provides education in leadership skills, and assists in planning for success during and after college.

Omicron-Psi is an undergraduate and graduate honor society for students in the Graduate and Professional Studies program. Students who achieve a G.P.A. of 3.50 or better are invited to join.

Open Door Society is a group of individuals focused on providing a safe, welcoming environment of support to homosexual, bisexual and transgendered individuals while providing education about issues to the college community and providing a commitment to service.

Physical Education & Sports Studies Club serves the interests of Physical Education majors and other interested students by providing peer support for developing professionalism in the field of Physical Education.

π-oneer U is an organization of devoted math enthusiasts, including both math related majors and non-majors.

Pioneer Anime Club exists for the purpose of giving fans of Japanese animation a place to view new productions and share interests with like-minded individuals.

Pioneer Band is established to provide a variety of musical cultural expressions to the community and provide an outlet for the musically inclined to express themselves and achieve the highest levels of musicianship.

Pioneer Frontier (Student News Magazine) is the news medium at Tusculum . Students are responsible for all aspects of production and distribution.

Pioneer Gaming Club is a group of students from all across campus who enjoy all types of video gaming—PC, Xbox, Playstation, etc.  They host bi-annual marathon gaming programs and weekly gaming meetings.

Pioneer Greene Team is committed to bringing waste reduction and recycling efforts to campus in an efficient and sustainable manner. To get involved contact the CCA.

Pioneer Student Athletic Advisory Committee (PSAAC) acts as the voice of the student-athletes and serves as their voice to the athletics administration as they seek to enhance the total student-athlete experience by developing leadership skills, promoting welfare and fostering a positive image to the community.

President’s  Society is an elite student organization dedicated to promote and fortify the mission of the institution. As an ambassador, each member serves as an extension of the undergraduate admission office—to aid in tours and various service projects sponsored by admissions. For more information on how to become a member, contact the residential Office of Admission in person, by phone or e-mail.

Psi Chi – International honor society for students.

Psychology  Club serves the interests of psychology majors by providing peer support for developing professionalism in the field of psychology.

Science Club serves the interest of science majors or students interested in science by providing educational opportunities and opportunities for professional development.

Student Alumni Association  is dedicated to building a body of servant leaders who upon graduation will advance the interests and connectivity of alumni and Tusculum College; establish, foster and promote relationships among the College community, and further the quality of the institution.

Student Nursing Association  serves the interests of Nursing majors and other interested students by providing peer support for developing professionalism in the Nursing Sciences.

Student Tennessee Education Association  is an affiliate of NEA and TEA and offers students information and support in their profession.  Membership provides liability insurance during practicum experiences and student teaching and three statewide scholarships per year to members.  Tusculum College has had two state scholarship recipients in the past two years.

Student Government Association  – The Student Government Association meets weekly, and the meetings are open to all members of the College community. Student Government Association includes members elected from classes, social clubs, residence areas and commuters. The president, vice- president, secretary/treasurer are elected each spring.

Students of Museum & Students of History (SMASH) is an organization of students within the history and museum studies disciplines who are focused on excellence within their field.

Study Abroad & Global Awareness Club supports the provision of unique opportunities for Tusculum community members to accrue knowledge and interest regarding various settings, locations and cultures with the hope that such knowledge will inspire an internationalized campus with a heightened sense of global awareness.

Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature  (TISL) is a group of students interested in the inner working of state government.  These students come from all majors.  They compete at a state level annually in a mock legislature that takes place in the state capitol.

Theatre at Tusculum provides many opportunities throughout the year for involvement in theatre, through scheduled productions. Students may audition for roles in productions or volunteer to assist backstage.

Tusculum Activities Board (TAB) is linked with the Student Government Association as the primary student programming entity on the Tusculum campus. Consisting entirely of students, TAB develops a wide variety of activities for the whole campus community. The selected leaders and volunteers of TAB coordinate such events as: comedians, coffee house entertainment, dances, movies, Casino Night, outdoor recreational activities, and educational speakers, as well as many other student-oriented activities. Student volunteers work in various support capacities to provide quality events for the campus community, and TAB is always looking for new members. Involvement provides a learning laboratory for students to develop their decision- making, leadership, negotiating, production, marketing and analysis skills. The TAB is well known for helping talented people find their niche at Tusculum.

Tusculum Arts Outreach provides a variety of opportunities for theatrical or other artistic involvement in the larger community.

Tusculum Review is an annual literary journal that publishes fiction, non-fiction and poetry by well-established and emerging writers from around the world. Edited by Tusculum College professors with a volunteer staff made up of students who read and consider submissions as well as help in the design and layout of the review. Students hold positions of responsibility including managing editor, poetry editor, fiction editor and non-fiction editor.

Venturing Crew at Tusculum – is a program of exciting and meaningful outdoor activities such as ropes, climbing, hiking and camping. The purpose is to help students pursue their special interests, to grow, to develop leadership skills and to become good citizens. Membership is open to all students.

Wrestling Team @ Tusculum – Exploratory group examining the potential to start a wrestling club sport at Tusculum.