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Campus Clubs and Organizations

Ambassadors Club

The Ambassadors Club is made up 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

Christian Campus Ministry 

A Christian student organization that meets weekly to have a devotion, pray, sing, watch videos, share experiences and sometimes share a meal.


Diversity Student Organization 

The Diversity Student Organization promotes cultural diversity and inclusion on-campus and throughout the community.

Sponsor:  Jenny Williams, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73210

HCTC Pathfinders

Pathfinders provides wellness activities for students and staff. Activities include wellness screenings, walking trails, hikes, etc.

Sponsor: Jenny Williams, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73210

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

Human Services and Social Work Association (HASA)  

HASA promotes professionalism, serves as a mentoring group to those students entering into the Human Services or Social Work program, assists with career recruitment activities and enhances job placement of graduates. HASA provides club members with an opportunity to help their community and fellow students. Activities include field trips, presentations, discussions, and special projects. 

Sponsor:  Cindy Plummer, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73206

Kentucky Association of Nursing Students (KANS)

KANS is a pre-professional organization for nursing students enrolled in Kentucky accredited diploma, associate, and baccalaureate degree programs. KANS is a constituent member of the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA). KANS provides pre-professional development opportunities in education, community service, and career networking for nursing students.

Sponsors:  Lauren Bates, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73512
  Arzella Howard, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73375


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

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

Phi Theta Kappa

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. 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 (Hazard Campus) 
  Kristy Creech, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73095 (Technical Campus)
Chestina Turner, (800) 246-7521 ext. 73108 (Knott County Branch)
  Randy Moon, (800) 246-7521 ext. 73541 (Leslie County Center)
Sponsors for PTK-Alpha Eta Epsilon:  Amanda Spencer-Barnes, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73530 (Lees College Campus)
  Cathy Ann Branson, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73550 (Lees College Campus)


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

A The Student Activity Club provides activities like dances, music and talent shows at all campus locations. Club members assist with welcome back bashes sponsored by the office of the Dean of Student Life.

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

SGA (Student Government Association)

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 73182
  Helen Brunty, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73077

Student Support Services (SSS)

The SSS club works closely with the students who are members of the Student Support Services grant program at HCTC. The club sponsors academic enrichment trips, transfer college visits, and other recreational opportunities. Students who meet the eligibility requirements of this grant will receive access to free tutoring, cultural enrichment trips, transfer college visits, detailed advising, and other academic supports.

Sponsors:  Jessica Combs, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73074
Ginger Carroll, (800) 246-7521, ext. 73306