Student Government Association (SGA)
Sponsor: Shara Olive
The governing organization for the student population is the Student Government Association, which operates under a Constitution approved by the student body. SGA offers opportunities for development of cooperative effort, initiative, and leadership. Details on eligibility for membership or office in the SGA are available from the Student Life Coordinator in the Office of Student Affairs. The Student Activities Board (SAB) is a special coordinating committee of the SGA that plans and implements Student Activities.
CASC Nerd and Greek Association (C.A.N.G.A.)
Sponsor: Randy Armstrong
A Student club in which nerds and geeks of all kinds can come together in a safe and friendly environment to obsess over their favorite show, books, movies, games, and anything else that they are completely mad over.
Native American Association
Sponsor: Diana Smith
Membership in this club is not limited to students of direct Native American descent, but is open to any student interested in learning about Native American Culture or in perpetuating Native American Heritage. The club sponsors field trips, cultural events, and quest speakers on campus.
Sponsor: Scotty Morrison
The CASC Multi-Media Club runs the CASC Viking Radio station (KVIK Radio 88.7). They produce podcasts, radio shows, video content, short films, school magazine, etc. Multi-Media Club aims to promote the appreciation of all forms of entertainment, news, and various other kinds of media across the Poteau campus of CASC. Along with day to day operations of KVIK Radio the Multi-Media Club also hosts various film screenings on the CASC Campus.
Baptist Collegiate Ministries
Sponsor: Susan Hill email@example.com
BCM Director: Bentley Hill 918-647-4639
This organization contributes to the spiritual life of the students at Carl Albert State College. Located in a building constructed just off campus by the Leflore Baptist Association and Southern Baptist Convention of Oklahoma, its activities are open to students of all denominations and faiths.
Outdoor Vikes (Sallisaw Campus)
Sponsor: Paul Marshall
The Purpose of Outdoor Vikes shall be to educate and facilitate the students with the enjoyment of the outdoors, such as; fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, etc.
Vike Fit (Sallisaw Campus)
Sponsor: Kiristin Peerson
The Purpose of Vike Fit shall be to encourage physical activity, healthy behaviors and overall wellness to sustain healthy and fit lifestyles for the student body at Carl Albert State College.
CASC Dancers Club
Sponsor: Crissy Keeton
The purpose of CASC Dancers is to learn new styles of dancing, and incorporate others to teach their peers, and bring in professionals. CASC Dancers is also able to perform, and put dances on and off the CASC campus. CASC Dancers will learn together and work together using dance for the betterment of the community and campus.
Sponsor: Tommy Smith
The purpose of this club is to enhance the students’ knowledge of areas involving computer science, discuss advancements of computing technology, and provide a fun and safe learning experience.
Debate and Forensics Team
Sponsor: Shawna Blake
This team of CASC students will work on writing and presenting speeches as well as crafting and performing oral interpretation of literature pieces and then traveling to compete against other colleges in various categories. This organization focuses on students becoming better speakers while having fun and developing important critical thinking and presentational skills. For more information please contact the sponsor.
Sponsor: Scotty Morrison
This organization provides fun recreational athletic activities for the students and faculty/staff of CASC on a competitive level. This includes events and tournaments in sports such as; volleyball, dodge ball, flag-football, basketball, and physical fitness challenge.
Phi Theta Kappa (ΦΘΚ), also available on the Sallisaw campus
Sponsors: Annette Staats – Poteau Campus – (firstname.lastname@example.org/918-647-1398)
Jamie Henson – Sallisaw Campus – (email@example.com/918-647-2217)
Marsha Caughern (firstname.lastname@example.org/918-647-1382)
Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society has recognized academic excellence in the two-year colleges since 1918 and has become the largest and one of the most prestigious honor societies in higher education. Our chapter was chartered in 1979 as Alpha Delta Lambda Chapter. Phi Theta Kappa membership is by invitation only to students who have completed at least 12 credit hours at CASC toward their degree with a 3.5 or better grade point average. Students may be either full-time or part-time and must enjoy the full rights of citizenship of their country. For more information, see our chapter web-site through the CASC home-page or the international web-site at ptk.org.
Residential Activities Organization (RAO)
Sponsor: Scotty Morrison
All residential students are members of the Residential Activities Organization. R.A.O. will plan, organize, and implement activities for all Residential Life students. The leadership of Residential Activities Organization is made of the R.A.O. Council which is comprised of the Residential Assistants. R.A.O. is dedicated to offering activities that fit into four different categories: Diversity Awareness, Educational Growth, Social Development, and Community Involvement.
Student Oklahoma Education Association (SOEA)
Sponsor: Susan Hill
Student Oklahoma Education Association of Carl Albert State College will promote interest in the education field. It will help develop personal growth and professional competence. It will also provide opportunities for participating in cooperative work on the profession and surrounding communities. Membership is open to all CASC education majors.
Student Nurses Association (SNA)
Co-Sponsors: Krystal Newlan & Cara Stewart
Membership in the SNA is open to nursing majors. The CASC chapter is a constituent of the National Student Nurses Association. The purpose of the organization is to provide programs representative of fundamental and current professional interest and concerns and to further the development of the whole person in his/her professional role.
Student Support Services (SSS) Club
Sponsor: Student Support Services
The SSS focuses on helping non-traditional students 25 and older cope and compete in a world of traditional college students and shall exist to promote social and cultural opportunities, strengthen confidence and supports academic success to students in Student Support Services (SSS) at CASC; and to encourage their participation in campus activities.
Co-Sponsors: Rachel Johnson & Hunter Sisemore
Viking Ambassadors contribute directly to the recruitment of the students of Carl Albert State College. They are responsible for creating a supportive, student-centered atmosphere by planning, promoting, executing and supporting events on campus.
Blue and White Club
Co-Sponsors: Randy Armstrong & Hunter Sisemore
The Blue and White Club is designed to promote campus and community involvement through student-lead service projects. Members will be encouraged to be leaders both on-campus and in the community. Blue and White club members take pride in Carl Albert State College and the Vikings way of life. If you are wanting the opportunity to showcase your school spirit and have some fun, this is the club for you! Give us a call or send us an email to know more.
Phi Beta Lambda (Sallisaw Campus)
Sponsors: Daniel Smith
Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is the national organization of students enrolled in programs of business on the post-secondary level. The organization, composed of more than 450 chapters, operates as a liaison between instructors, state supervisors, school administrators and members of the business community. The activities of PBL provide opportunities for business students to establish occupational goals and facilitate the transition from school to work. Members of PBL learn how to engage in individual and group business enterprises, how to hold office and direct the affairs of the group, how to work with other organizations and how to compete honorably with their colleagues on the local, state and national levels. PBL helps build competent, aggressive business leadership; strengthen the confidence of students in themselves and in their work; develop character; prepare for useful citizenship; foster patriotism; and practice efficient money management.
Sponsors: Kristin Snyder
The Psychology Club is a student organization that strives to inspire, encourage, and direct its’ members towards a rewarding experience by developing a level of communication, community responsibility, interaction with others, and successful relationships. It is the club’s intent to provide an atmosphere based upon educational, as well as personal insight into the many different fields of psychology in order to better understand others, and the world as we know it through college and community events as well as provide volunteer outreach to programs in need.
Sponsors: Allexcia Rankin
The History Club is a student organization dedicated to enriching the knowledge and understanding of history, and promoting the idea of educational travel on its campus and in its community.