Organizations & Activities

Florida College’s student organizations will prepare you for better service to your Creator and humanity by encouraging you to develop qualities of leadership, cooperation and creativity. Whether you’re interested in fine arts, intramural sports, student government or service activities, there’s room for everyone to get involved at Florida College.

Sower's Club

Sowers Club is an organization for men, designed to help develop their spiritual character and leadership skills. Members meet regularly for Bible studies, devotions and worship. They also invite guest speakers to special workshops and hold their own lectureship during the year.

YWTO

Young Women's Training Organization
Y.W.T.O. is a group of women who seek to take advantage of the exceptional opportunities for spiritual growth during their time at Florida College. Members enjoy frequent fellowship and learn from experienced, godly women through regular devotions and workshops.

SBGA

Student Body Government
The Student Body Government Association (SBGA) allows for development of student leadership, as well as for a student voice in the college’s work. SBGA suggestions are duly considered and instituted whenever feasible. The dean of students serves as the advisor to SBGA. This organization serves as the student recreation committee and works in an advisory capacity with the college’s committee on food, health and safety services. SBGA also sponsors the spring banquet, which serves as the college-wide capstone social event of the academic year.

PTK

Phi Theta Kappa
Students excelling academically are tapped to join a national honor organization. For freshmen and sophomores, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), is the college’s chosen organization. Our chapter, Pi Gamma, is traditionally very active and has been constituted since the 1966–67 academic year.
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NAfME

National Association for Music Education
The National Association for Music Education is the association for professional music educators. Its purpose is to promote the value of music education. NAfME provides for student participation at the college and university levels in the organization’s activities.
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Alphi Chi

Since its beginning in 1922, the purpose of Alpha Chi has been to promote academic excellence and exemplary character among college and university students and to honor those who achieve such distinction. Membership is limited to the top ten percent of juniors, seniors and graduate students at colleges and universities that have a chapter of Alpha Chi.

Phi Beta Lambda

Phi Beta Lambda, the college level of the Future Business Leaders of America, is the national post-secondary business organization. PBL promotes a sense of civic and personal responsibility and is open for membership to all students interested in business and office occupations and business teacher education. The organization has attained statewide and national recognition since its first year in 1982–83.

Alpha Club

Alpha Club is a select group of students who provide valuable service as the college’s ambassadors during the course of the academic year. Membership is a distinct honor and is only granted after a comprehensive selection process. To be considered, a returning student must have maintained a high grade point average along with being involved in extracurricular activities. A cross-section of the administration, faculty, staff and student body nominates returning students who apply to serve in this organization. The dean of students makes the final decisions concerning membership in Alpha Club each spring for the following academic year, calling this organization to service in consultation, as necessary, with the vice president of the college as well as the college’s alumni relations office.

Oratory Union

The Oratory Union is a speech and debate organization that competes in several forms of competitive speaking, from prepared platform speeches to limited preparation speaking to oral interpretation events. The group travels for several competitions throughout the year and also participates in a showcase on campus.

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Florida College Friends

The Florida College Friends is the premiere performing group on campus. A select crew of student musicians and vocalists is selected every year to perform exciting shows of popular radio hits and bygone favorites. The Friends perform several times on campus throughout the school year, at many local shows and all over the country on their annual summer tour.

FCHSC

Health Science Club
The Florida College Health Science Club (FCHSC) provides students with opportunities and resources to explore the world of healthcare. Members meet for networking opportunities, informal meetings about medical topics, field trips, panel discussions and lectures led by health professionals, and service projects. FCHSC may also work with the Mathematics and Science Department to support special events. Membership is open to students in any field who are interested in health science.

Apple Club

The APPLE Club is an organization for students majoring in education or interested in learning about that field as a career.

Chess Club

Students who enjoy playing chess as a pastime or as serious competition are provided an opportunity to compete under the auspices of the chess club. An intra-club tournament is planned each semester and in the spring the best chess club members play the faculty in a highly anticipated challenge match.

Footlighters

The purpose of Footlighters is threefold: to promote interest in wholesome dramatic entertainment, to aid students in developing the ability to portray basic human emotions through the medium of drama, and to provide opportunities for students to express themselves creatively in such matters as make-up, staging, lighting, scenery, etc. Membership is open to any student especially interested in these fields.

Rotaract Club

Rotaract, sponsored by Rotary International, is a service, leadership and community service organization for young men and women between the ages 18 and 30. The purpose of Rotaract is to provide an opportunity for young men and women to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development and to be of service in their community and around the world. The Florida College Rotaract Club was chartered in 2015.

College Societies

Six Greek-lettered co-educational societies provide spiritual, social and physical growth for the vast majority of resident students at Florida College, as well as a number of non-resident students. Our students are encouraged to join a society for the camaraderie produced from participation in community service, athletics, spiritual devotion, amid other activities.

Camp Friends

Camp Friends are Florida College’s student ambassadors at the 22 FC camps in 18 different states. Camp Friends, through an audition process, are selected by the office of admissions. They have training during the school year and are then assigned in groups to travel to various camps during the following summer.

Jazz Ensemble

The Florida College Jazz Ensemble performs many musical styles including swing, Latin, rock and others. In addition to regular semester concerts, our performances include select Falcon Days concerts for prospective students and parents, the annual Jazz Holiday event in December and the Lectures concert. This group may also tour with the Wind Ensemble.
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Wind Ensemble

The Florida College Wind Ensemble performs some of the best literature written for the medium, most of it written for and recorded by professional and collegiate ensembles. Whether you were a member of an all-state or honor band or just loved making music with your friends in high school, there is a role for you to play in this ensemble.
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String Ensemble

The Florida College String Ensemble performs music for small ensembles and joins with wind players and guest string players to perform pieces written for full orchestras. The group also performs with chorus and guest soloists.
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Chorus

The chorus is the voice of Florida College, and the group’s recordings and performances have encouraged and uplifted listeners for decades. The chorus performs a wide variety of music, both sacred and secular. The sacred songs are professionally recorded in the spring and available on CD for purchase shortly thereafter. The group also hits the road every spring for a weeklong, whirlwind tour to different parts of the country.
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Chamber Chorus

The Chamber Singers is a select group comprised of mostly vocal majors but also includes students from all disciplines with high vocal and sight reading skills. Their repertoire spans the history of music, from Renaissance Madrigals to Vocal Jazz and everything in between. Besides the Madrigal Dinners and concerts, the group periodically presents concert versions of musicals.
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