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.
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.
Breaking Bread (Episcopal Lutheran Campus Ministry) aims to be a grace-filled, Christ-centered community, welcoming ALL students, faculty, and staff regardless of their religious affiliation. We welcome people of any faith or no faith! We welcome seekers, skeptics, devotees, sinners, saints, straights, LGBTQ+, poets, and scientists – EVERYONE!
Center for Civic Advancement (CCA) is a group for students dedicated to the service of the surrounding community.
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.
Debate Team is an organization for students interested in sharpening their debate skills through practice and competition.
Enactus 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.
Education Club @ Tusculum is an organization for students planning to pursue a career in education.
English Student (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 (FCA) 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.
Green Team is a student organization dedicated to making campus cleaner and greener. The Green Team manages the mixed paper recycling program at Tusculum’s Greeneville campus. In addition to recycling education and operation, the Green Team serves as a resource for sustainable practices and healthy living.
Honors Student Organization is an organization of students who are members of the Honors Program.
Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society is an honor society for students seeking a career in education.
Lambda Alpha Epsilon (ACJA) Collegiate chapter of the American Criminal Justice Association.
Omicron-Psi is an undergraduate and graduate honor society for students in an Adult and Online 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-neers 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 Fishing Club is open to all Tusculum University students interested in learning more about fishing and participating in fishing trips.
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 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 is the International honor society for psychology 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 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.
Student Nursing Association serves the interests of Nursing majors and other interested students by providing peer support for developing professionalism in the Nursing Sciences.
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.