The Student Senate provides dances and other social functions for the student body. Clubs also provide activities that may include only members of the particular club or group.
Students are given an opportunity to participate in institutional decision making as members of many institutional committees. Membership is determined by Student Senate.
Forensics/Debate provides opportunities for students to participate in intercollegiate competition with students from other community colleges and universities. Membership is open to all students who enroll in either forensics or debate class. To be eligible to compete, students must maintain a 2.0 GPA. Visit the Forensics / Debate home page for more information.
NC PANTHER SPIRIT PROGRAM
The NC Panther Spirit Program consists of co-ed cheer and the “AristoCats” Dance Team. Tryouts are held in the spring to fill the team for the following year. Each squad attends summer camp, performs and appears at numerous sporting events, and participates in community service activities. Visit the NC Panther Spirit Program home page for more information.
Theatrical productions are regularly scheduled throughout the school year. Anyone is eligible to audition for the productions. Experience is not necessary or critical. Each production is different and requires new faces for new challenges. Credit by enrolling in theatre workshop is required for those who participate. All students are encouraged to take part in these productions. Visit the Theatre home page for more information.
The Concert Choir, open to all students without audition, performs secular and sacred music from various time periods, folk songs, spirituals, and contemporary favorites. This group presents at least two (2) on-campus concerts per year, and also participates in various regional and national choral festivals. There is also an auditioned Vocal Ensemble that performs in a variety of places, including area schools, churches, civic organizations, and various regional choral festivals. This group stresses vocal jazz, madrigal, and advanced traditional literature. Concurrent enrollment in the Concert Choir is required for students involved in this vocal ensemble. Every ensemble carries one semester hour of credit. Vocal music scholarships are available to qualified students. Students on vocal music scholarships are required to be full-time students; to maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0; and to participate in both vocal ensembles. Visit the Vocal Music home page for more information.