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Student Life

Martin Community College offers the opportunity for students to engage, network, and have more experiences in their area of interest while attending the school. The clubs at MCC offer a chance to enhance leadership abilities and skills. We welcome you to find a club that fits your interest and contact the advisor to find out how to improve your student life at MCC.

Alpha Beta Gamma (ABG) International Business Honor Society

You can become a scholar and be invited to join ABG!

Alpha Beta Gamma is an international business honor society established to recognize and encourage scholarship among college students in business curricula. To be eligible for membership in Alpha Beta Gamma, a student must be enrolled in a business or business-related curriculum in a junior or community college or a two-year accredited program within a college or university. A student must have completed 12 credit hours with at least 12 hours of his/her work being in courses leading to a degree recognized by his/her institution. A student must also be of good moral character, must possess recognized qualities of citizenship, and must maintain a 3.0 GPA or its equivalent in business or business-related courses as well as a 3.0 cumulative average.

For more information, contact Charmaine Smith, ABG Advisor
Building 4, Room 7 252-789-0218, cs11359@martincc.edu

Global Studies Opportunities

Scholar of Global Distinction Certificate Program

MCC participates in UNC's Scholar of Global Distinction Program. As part of this partnership, MCC's faculty have committed to develop and offer globally intensive courses and activities through which students can earn a global distinction credential. Upon completion, students will earn the MCC graduation honor of being a Scholar of Global Distinction, which will be marked on their transcript, and will earn a certificate of completion from UNC Chapel-Hill World View.

MCC Scholars of Global Distinction participate in globally intensive classes, cultural events, and complete a capstone presentation about their global experiences. The following are required activities for the scholars to earn the certificate:

  • Complete at least 15 credit hours of globally intensive courses at Martin Community College.
  • Participate in eight (8) international activities or dialogues approved by the SGD program coordinator.
  • Gain 30 hours of global experience in a study abroad, domestic intercultural, and/or immersive learning experience approved by the SGD program coordinator.
  • Complete a capstone presentation related to your global learning experience.
  • Participants in the program have a global advisor that will assist in identifying activities to complete and to encourage them along the way to earning the UNC Chapel-Hill World View Scholar of Global Distinction certificate.

    Apply to Become an MCC Scholar of Global Distinction at APPLY FOR SGD TODAY!

    For more information, contact Rhonda Breed, Global Studies Coordinator
    Building 4, Room 5 252-789-0264, rb89111@martincc.edu
    Linda Hardy, Scholar of Global Distinction Advisor
    Building 3, Room 4 252-789-0264, lh08762@martincc.edu

    Critical Language Scholarship

    Another opportunity for MCC students can be found in the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program. This is a summer study abroad opportunity for American college and university students to learn languages essential to America’s engagement with the world. Students spend eight to ten weeks abroad over the summer studying one of 15 critical languages. The CLS Program, a program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is part of a U.S. government initiative to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering foreign languages that are critical to national security and economic prosperity. CLS plays an important role in preparing American students for the 21st century’s globalized workforce and increasing national competitiveness. This program includes full scholarship which covers all travel, tuition, housing, and a living stipend and non-competitive eligibility for U.S. government jobs for up to three years after program completion.

    For more information, contact Rhonda Breed, Global Studies Coordinator
    Building 4, Room 5 252-789-0264, rb89111@martincc.edu

    Literary and Creative Arts Club

    The Literary and Creative Arts Club was created to provide a sense of community and belonging to students who prefer to express themselves through writing, art, and/or music. If you are creative and would like to fellowship with other creative people, the Literary and Creative Arts Club is the right place for you. Each year, the Literary and Creative Arts Club members participate in volunteer activities, Constitution Day, and creative contests.

    For more information, contact one of our advisors:
    Dr. Rochelle Mabry - Building 4, Room 8A 252-789-0273, am91196@martincc.edu
    Christina Hale - Building 4, Room 04 252-789-0308, ch01350@martincc.edu

    Phi Theta Kappa

    Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is the international honor society for community and junior colleges. The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize and encourage scholarship, leadership, fellowship, and service among two-year college students. Membership in MCC’s Alpha Chi Gamma chapter is by invitation only. To be considered for membership, students must be enrolled in a curriculum program at Martin Community College, have maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher for a minimum of 12 semester hours, have established academic excellence as judged by the faculty, be of good moral character, and possess recognized qualities of citizenship.

    For more information, contact Mary Carson, PTK Advisor
    Building 4, Room 23A 252-789-0273, mc00059@martincc.edu

    Student Government Association (SGA)

    On a non-discriminatory basis, the Student Government Association (SGA) provides students an opportunity to gain practical experience in the democratic process through participation in a program of self-government. The SGA promotes student leadership, encourages good citizenship and high standards of personal conduct, and provides student-led activities that are in the best interest of Martin Community College. SGA activities are open to curriculum students and operates according to its approved constitution and bylaws. The activities of the association are subject to approval and sanction by the administration of the College.

    For more information, contact one of our SGA Advisors:
    Dwayne Evans - Building 1, Room 39 252-789-0277, de07734@martincc.edu
    Natasha Roberson - Building 2, Room 6 252-789-0223, nr11069@martincc.edu

    Photo Gallery

    Three students sitting on a couch, dressed in feline Halloween costumes Several students lined up for a photograph in the college lobby, in front of a Christmas tree Several students lined up for a photograph in the college cafe A student smiling at the camera while hanging an ornament on a Christmas tree A student smiling at the camera while dancing at a college function A student smiling at the camera while wearing a Halloween costume and mask Two students riding horses on the college campus, wearing pirate Halloween costumes