Student Clubs and Organizations

For additional information on student organizations, please contact the advisor or refer to the Student Handbook section of the College Catalog. You can also check by the Office of Student Affairsvfor more information.

Student clubs and organizations offer the chance to make new friends, improve your career opportunities and have fun making college memories. Look over the list and find one to join. Call the advisor listed for information on meetings and activities.


Agriculture Club

For agriculture majors and others interested in ag-related topics. Among other activities, the club sponsors the Walters State Winter Horse Series each year.

Contact: Misty Peters, 423.585.2663, Misty.PetersFREEWS.


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.


Baptist Collegiate Ministry

No, you don’t have to be a Baptist to take part in this club. The BCM is located in the brick building near the baseball field on the Morristown Campus. Noonday lunch is served on Wednesday and the group sponsors a variety of activities.

Contact: Damon Billings, 423.587.1980.                        .


Business Management Student Organization

This club recruits, assists, organizes and promotes the interest and success in business students and those interested in business-related careers. Activities include service learning, civic and networking events, and fun activities.

Contact: Glenn McGuire, 423.585.2645, Glenn.McGuireFREEWS.


Claiborne County Service Learning Club

This club is for students located on the Claiborne County Campus. It offers students the opportunity to meet other students and gain out-of-the-classroom experience while serving the campus and in the community.

Contact: Aaron Young, 423.851.4767.


Culinarians Guild

This club offers professional development and networking opportunities to culinary arts students.

Contact: Chef Jane Overman, 865-774-4826, Jane.OvermanFREEWS.


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.


History Club

This clubs sponsors student activities connect with history. Majors and non-majors are welcome.

Contact: Dennis Deeb, Sevier County Campus, 865.774.5837, Dennis.DeebFREEWS.

Philip Kledzik, Morristown Campus, 423.585.6921, Philip.KledzikFREEWS.


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.


Livestock Club

The Walters State Livestock Club competes at regional and national livestock judging competitions.

Contact: Matthew McClellan, 423.585.2651, Matthew.McClellanFREEWS.


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.


Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society

Membership is by invitation to students who have completed at least 12 hours of college credit while maintaining a 3.5 grade point average. Membership offers leadership, scholarship and service activities.

Contact: Dr. Lisa Eccles, 423.318.2768, Lisa.EcclesFREEWS.


Physical Therapist Assistant Club

This club provides professional development and service opportunities to students enrolled in the Physical Therapist Assistant Program.

Contact: Donna Cox, 423.585.6854, Donna.CoxFREEWS.


Respiratory Care Club

This club provides professional development and service opportunities to students enrolled in the Respiratory Care Program.

Contact: Sara Smith, 423.798.7964, Sara.SmithFREEWS.


Science Club

This club provides opportunities for students studying all areas of science. Activities include trips to professional schools for medical and pharmacy, service opportunities, and fun events.

Contact: Kristen Rich, 423.318.2701, Kristen.RichFREEWS.


Senators Central Navigators

Senators Central Navigators work in the Senators Central office, assist new and returning students, give campus tours, and participate in other activities.

Contact: Carrie Wilson, 423.585.6865, Carrie.WilsonFREEWS.


Senators Pages

The Senators Pages serve as student ambassadors for the president of the college. Pages staff campus events, man the college Welcome Desk, serve as student workers in the admissions and academic affairs offices, and are leaders in campus activities. Students are selected each summer.

Contact: Avery Swinson, 423-.585.2688, Avery.SwinsonFREEWS.


Service Learners of the Walters State Niswonger Campus

Through this club, students volunteer time and resources to meet community needs.

Contact: Dr. Jaime Parman-Ryans, 423-798-7974, Jaime.ParmanFREEWS.


Sevier County Ambassadors

The Sevier County Ambassadors serve as representatives of the college, hosting campus tours and welcoming guests to special events. Ambassadors are leaders in campus activities and work in the administrative office. Students are selected through an application an interview process.

Contact: Matt Lee, 865.774-5818, Matt.LeeFREEWS.


Student Nurses Association

The club is for students currently enrolled in the nursing program.

Contact: Holly Dunwoody, 423.585.6986, Holly.DunwoodyFREEWS.


Student Occupational Therapy Association

This club is for students enrolled in the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program.

Contact: Cortney Boren, 423.798.8183, Cortney.BorenFREEWS.


Surgical Technology Student Organization

This club is for students enrolled  in the Surgical Technology Program.

Contact: Stephanie Austin, 865.286.2782, Stephanie.AustinFREEWS.



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.




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