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Student Life at Richmond Community College

We understand that a student’s college experience is much more than just what programs he or she studies or courses he or she takes –– student life plays a big part in one’s education.

At Richmond Community College, we offer plenty of opportunities for our Hamlet and Laurinburg, NC students to get involved on campus. Whether you’re interested in joining a club or student organization, or making new friends, we can provide you with opportunities to get the most out of your time at RCC.

Join One of Our Clubs in Hamlet & Laurinburg, NC

If you would like to connect with other students at RCC and get involved on- and off-campus, take a look at our list of student clubs in Laurinburg and Hamlet, NC.

Student Government Association

Advisor: Chris Gardner,, (910) 410-1731

Student Government Association (SGA) was organized and chartered in 1967 and is responsible for governing students, assisting in the execution of institutional policies and maintaining an appropriate image of RCC in the community. Every student is a member of SGA and is welcome to get involved if he or she wants to be a part of any campus events and activities, or have a voice in college policies. Being a part of SGA is an educational experience and a great way to learn leadership and management skills. Scholarships are available for all officers.


Advisor: Don Smeigh,, (910) 410-1832

Student ambassador represent the college at different functions and help with recruiting efforts.  A scholarship is awarded to each ambassador.  The amount of the scholarship is dependent upon the number of hours worked and is paid eight (8) times during the academic year.  Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA, have completed or be scheduled to complete a total of 24 credit hours.  Applicants are self-nominated with the support of an RCC faculty or staff member.

Business Club

Advisor: Kim Parsons,, (910) 410-1898

The purpose of the Business and Technologies Club is to create an environment that promotes the discovery of business both conceptually and practically in order to bridge the gap between education and real world applications. It provides a common gathering place for broad community interaction, for social and business meetings, additional teaching and reinforcing of business skills needed for students’ success both in the community and future business endeavors.

Campus Crusade for Christ

Advisor: Donna Tedder,, (910) 410-1850

Campus Crusade for Christ provides students with an opportunity to explore practical biblical issues relevant to college-aged students. Students and staff who have a desire to explore their personal spiritual development in a contemporary biblical worldview are encouraged to attend a meeting. Activities and events include, but are not limited to, video-based topical studies and group discussions.

Criminal Justice Club

Criminal Justice Club is designed for students who are interested in professionalism in related careers. Some of these careers include law enforcement and correctional officers. Events and activities include, but are not limited to, cookouts and food sales.

Future Leaders of Early Childhood (FLEC)

Advisor: Sheila Regan,, (910) 410-1908

The FLEC club is designed to encourage students in the curriculum to discover new ways to educate today’s children.

Human Services Club

Advisor: Amanda Faulk,, (910) 410-1920

Human Services Club is an opportunity for students to explore and learn more about human interaction and the meaning of being a human service professional. Activities include, but are not limited to, community projects, outreach and scholarship programs. This club strives to provide students with a sense of community pride.


Advisor: Marcus X,, (910) 410-1846

The HVAC Club is comprised of students in the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology Program. Club members practice their craft to become better technicians by providing community service in an HVAC capacity. They also take part in other projects that serve the community.

National Society of Leadership and Success

The National Society of Leadership and Success was founded in 2001 with the sole purpose of creating lasting positive change. Beginning with a handful of chapters and no membership component, the Society now reaches more than 130,000 students around the world. The Society encourages community action, volunteerism, personal growth and strong leadership from its chapters and members around the world.

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Advisor: Elgin Emanuel,, (910) 410-1935

Phi Theta Kappa acknowledges students who work hard at keeping a high standard GPA. Students are invited to join based on their GPA. This club provides great honor and opportunities to establish a variety of scholarships.

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