Humanities Clubs

Clubs and Organizations

The Humanities Division offers the following clubs:

Art Club

For students with majors related to art, including digital media and studio art. The club sponsors art sales and has taken trips to galleries in Atlanta and Cincinnati.
Contact: Jessie Van Der Laan-Delaney, 423.318.2748, Jessie.VanDerLaanFREEWS.


Debate Team

The Walters State Debate Team is one of the most successful teams in the state. The team practices on Wednesdays and competes in state and regional tournaments each semester.
Contact: Rob Pratt, 423.585.6952, Robert.PrattFREEWS.


Debate Team, Sevier County Campus

This team practices on the Sevier County Campus and competes as part of the Walters State Debate Team.
Contact: Susanna Webb, 865.774.4832, Susanna.WebbFREEWS.


International Club

This club welcomes all members and plans activities with an international flavor. The club organizes the annual International Festival in October.
Contact: Miki Mitrik, 423.585.6930, Michelle.MitrikFREEWS.


International Club, Sevier County Campus

Spanish Language Honor Society

This club sponsors international activities on the Sevier County Campus.
Contact: Erika Stevens, 865.774.5830, Erika.StevensFREEWS.


Music Club

The club is for music majors and non-music majors. They sponsor events like Coffee House nights and host student performances.
Contact: Elissa Keck Hodge, 423.585.6951, Elissa.KeckFREEWS.



SWORD (Students Who Occasionally Roll Dice) provides students with opportunities for critical thinking in a low-stress, fun and engaging environment. Students find this to be a creative, and productive environment. This club is a great way to meet other students.
Contact: Kenneth Hill, 423.585.6966, Kenneth.HillFREEWS.


True Crime Book Club

This club reads, recommends and discusses books that deal with true crime.
Contact: Jennifer Mayes, 423.585.6970, Jennifer.MayesFREEWS.


Word Up

This is the college’s English Club. Activities vary by semester. The club hosts the annual Slam Jam Poetry Contest.
Contact: Sherri Jacobs, 423.585.6965, Sherri.JacobsFREEWS.