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Campus Clubs and Organizations

Ambassadors Club

The Ambassadors Club consists of students who are interested in promoting activities at HCTC. The club promotes leadership and student involvement in campus activities. Please contact Delcie Combs if you want additional information about the club.

Sponsor: Delcie Combs, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73100

The Criminal Justice Club

The Criminal Justice Club is affiliated with the national organization of American Correctional Association (ACA) and consists of criminal justice students attending HCTC or EKU Hazard Campus. The purpose of the Criminal Justice Club are to support the goals of improving the profession of corrections and juvenile justice, promote increased knowledge of correctional and juvenile justice systems, and provide a means of communication among persons having an interest in corrections and juvenile justice.


Sponsor:  Mavis Poe Clemons, 800-246-7521, ext. 73262 

HCTC UNITEd Coalition

“UNITE” an acronym for an Eastern Kentucky regional initiative meaning Unlawful Narcotics Investigations, Treatment and Education. The focus of the UNITEd student organization to raise awareness about drug addiction in order to change community norms regarding drug abuse. Members of the club all agree to help build a safe, healthy, and drug-free community.

Sponsor:  Helen Brunty, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73077


Kudzu is the college's literary magazine. Students can apply to serve as editor and submit photographs and/or writings for the publication.

Sponsor:  Savannah Sipple, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73547

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

The purpose of PTK is to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, PTK provides opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence. Outstanding PTK students at HCTC are nominated each year for the All-Kentucky Academic Team. Hazard Community and Technical College has two chapters:

Hazard Campus - Alpha Beta Epsilon; Lees Campus - Alpha Eta Epsilon.

Sponsors for PTK-Alpha Beta Epsilon:  Jerry Michael Combs, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73431  
  Kristy Creech, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73095
Chestina Turner, (800) 246-7521 ext. 73108
  Randy Moon, (800) 246-7521 ext. 73541
Sponsors for PTK-Alpha Eta Epsilon:  Amanda Spencer-Barnes, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73530
  Cathy Ann Branson, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73550


SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel both personally and professionally. SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations. Students build strong skills in leadership, teamwork, community service, professionalism, and technical area of study as a member of SkillsUSA.

SkillsUSA is housed on the Technical campus.

Sponsors:  Tony Back, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73302
Susan Johnson, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73343
Rachel Sexton, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73334

Student Activity Club

The Student Activity Club provides student engagement activities at all campus locations. Club members assist with welcome back bashes sponsored by the Office of Recruitment and Student Engagement.

Sponsor:  Victor Gainer, (800) 246-7521, ext 73492

Student Government Association (SGA)

The purpose of SGA is to develop student leadership that encourages participation in addressing student and college concerns. SGA serves as a conduit to stimulate communication and cooperation among students, faculty and staff. SGA promotes student life and co-curricular participation of students at HCTC through the planning and coordination of campus activities.

HCTC's Student Government Association provides an organized outlet for the voice of the students. SGA is involved in fun activities as well.

Sponsors:  Bryan Combs, (800) 246-7521, ext 73044
  Helen Brunty, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73077