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Clubs & Organizations

The CVCC Community Initiative allows students to become more involved with their surrounding communities through service. That means helping connect with organizations across our community for the greater good of everyone involved.
 
Advisor: Nadine Greene-Hicks

The CMI/Bible Club provides a place where people from all backgrounds, nationalities and experiences can come to feel God's love and learn about his word. We strive to create an atmosphere that is warm, and full of encouragement. At our CMI you can find great purpose and deeper connection with the one true living God.
 
Advisor: Ryan McNamera.

This club plans to create a community at CVCC where any student, whether they know information about Cyber Security and IT or not, can come in and discuss the latest attacks, learn with each other about the related field and how to protect themselves online, practice for certifications or exams, and maybe even compete in hacking events.
 
Advisor: Taz Daughtry.

The History Club’s purpose is to help students join together in learning, reading, writing, and discussing living history. The club's main goal is to bring students together to develop and enhance skills needed to prepare and present work in a public forum.
 
Advisor: Matthew Poteat

This club will give students a deep look into the exciting world of the medical laboratory through case studies, hands-on investigations, expert speakers in the field and tours of local labs.
 
Advisor: Lori Slayton.

Visit the Phi Theta Kappa website

Advisor: John McCullough 

Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for two-year colleges. Phi Theta Kappa's purpose is to recognize and promote academic achievement among students, provide opportunities for leadership training, encourage personal growth, and foster fellowship among members and associates. Membership, based on grade point average, is by invitation.

Visit the Polis Online Literary Journal website

Advisor: Lana Velez

The definition of POLIS is community center (Greek marketplace); a place where community dialogue occurs, perhaps a sacred ground. At CVCC, POLIS is an annual on-line literary journal for CVCC students/writing that also showcases students' artwork.

 

Advisor: Priscilla Liggon

The Radiology Club consists of currently enroll Radiography students working to promote further knowledge and professionalism in their chosen field and ensure their success in their future careers through professional development activities.

The students work towards earning financial support throughout the year to help offset expenses derived from and used for educational seminars and meetings in the field of study.

The activities that the Radiology Club members organize and participate in are focused on giving back to their profession, school, and community. They participate and contribute to their District and State Professional Societies, public Awareness and prostate Cancer Awareness, and participate in raising funds and working for charitable campaigns in their community such as the March of Dimes for Babies. Their mission is to perform at the highest ethical and professional standards set forth by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists Code of Ethics and to promote continuous improvement of the Radiography profession.

Thank you for your interest in the CVCC Radiologic Technology Program.   We have great pride in our program and profession and want to recruit students who will continue the standards of excellence with which we practice. We consider it a priority to assist each prospective student in gaining knowledge about radiologic science. An informed applicant is much more likely to succeed in coursework and later find him/herself engaged in a successful, rewarding career.

Carefully review the website, course descriptions, prerequisite criteria, and career options.  Further information can be obtained by contacting Counseling at 434-832-7800 / counseling@centralvirginia.edu or Mrs Fitzsimons, Program Director at 434-832-7683 /  fitzsimonss@centralvirginia.edu

Group photo of the 2021 Radiologic Technology members

Congratulations to the Radiologic Technology Class of 2021! We wish you all of the best in your new careers!

The CVCC Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. The JRCERT contact information is:

20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Email: mail@jrcert.org
Phone: (312) 704-5300
Fax: (312) 704-5304

An accredited program is a program that has been found to meet or exceed the Standards for an Accredited Program in Radiologic Technology.  Our information and more about accreditation can be found on the JRCERT website at www.jrcert.org. The direct link to our program information on the JRCERT site is: https://www.jrcert.org/programs/central-virginia-community-college/
Our program underwent a site visit in 2018 for continuing accreditation. The CVCC Radiologic Technology Program was awarded the maximum 8 year accreditation award after our site visit. We will have an iterim report due in 2022 and our next scheduled review is June 2026.

Respiratory Therapy Program

Advisor: TBD

The respiratory therapy club is devoted to the development of interest and support of allied health of respiratory care. the club participates in health fairs and activities related to the field of respiratory care. the club raises money to help students in the Respiratory Therapy program participate in educational seminars. the club is only open to students accepted into the Respiratory Therapy program.

The purpose of the Dungeons and Dragons Club is to educate and teach students of all skill levels how to play and master the game of Dungeons and Dragons. The goal of this club is to also help build a multitude of real-life skills like problem solving, communication, team building, critical thinking, creative writing and so much more!
 
Advisor: Jason Clark.

Advisor: Lee Tookes

The Student Government Association serves as a vital link of communication between students, administration, and faculty. It works to provide the leadership necessary for the responsibility of initiating new policies, services, and activities for the benefit of the students.

The SGA works to provide the leadership necessary for the responsibility of initiating new policies, services, and activities for the benefit of the students. A vital link of communication between students, administration, and faculty.

Student Government elections are held each spring semester.

  1. The election of the President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer shall be held by secret ballot two weeks after nomination. Elections shall last for two consecutive days.
  2. A ballot box shall be placed so that all students have access to it at all times during the days of election. The ballot box shall be under the supervision of the Executive Committee.
  3. A ballot shall be prepared by the Executive Committee listing all the candidates for each office.
  4. The Executive Committee members shall be elected by a simple plurality vote.
  5. In case of a tie vote between the two candidates with the largest number of votes, the winner shall be determined in a run-off election according to the original procedure.

Advisor: Tina Murphy

The Student Veterans Organization (SVO) is to ensure veterans, active duty personnel, reservists, and National Guard members are receiving all benefits to which they are entitled. The SVO shall also increase awareness and understanding of veterans' issues on campus and advocate on behalf of student veterans.

SVO Officers

President
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Vice President

Treasurer

Secretary

Advisor: Tina Murphy
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About Us

The purpose of the SVO is to ensure veterans, active duty personnel, reservists, and National Guard members are receiving all benefits to which they are entitled.  The SVO shall also increase awareness and understanding of veterans' concerns and advocate on behalf of student veterans.

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Membership form

Goals

  • Link student veterans to the college community
  • Ease student veteran's transition to college
  • Expand use of the Veterans Resource Center
  • Educate the college community about the experiences of student veterans
  • Link student veterans to local veterans services and organizations

Apply To Be A Student Ambassador

What does it take to become an Ambassador?

  • Strong academic, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Desire to share your Central Virginia Community College experience with others
  • At least a 2.5 GPA, with a minimum of 6 credit hours completed at CVCC by the end of your previous fall semester. Current high school students are not eligible.
  • Availability to serve as an Ambassador during the following semesters: summer, fall, and spring of the current year.

Ambassador Expectations (Required):

  • Attend Ambassador Trainings
  • Attend the VCCS Student Leadership Conference
  • Maintain at least a 2.5 GPA each semester
  • Maintain enrollment of at least 6 credits during fall and spring semesters
  • Staff at least 30 hours of campus service per semester, during summer, spring, and fall

Ambassador Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide tours of campus to visiting groups
  • Provide direction to classes the first week of each semester
  • Assist with information tables at the beginning of each semester
  • Mentor incoming freshman students
  • Involvement with student presentations and student panels
  • Help during registration in Counseling/Enrollment Center
  • Help during student activities events (such as picnics, Super Saturday, etc.)
  • Help during Open House

Ambassador Program Benefits:

  • Develop leadership skills and build your resume
  • Serve the CVCC campus community
  • Get to know other student leaders, as well as key faculty and staff
  • Obtain a $1,000 scholarship: $500 for fall and $500 for spring

Build confidence through participation, develop leadership skills through club activities and make new friends with similar interests. 

College isn't just about taking classes. Social activities are also an important part of college life. Getting involved in campus life is part of the magic of meeting new people, discussing new ideas, sharing laughter and good times. The friendships you develop at CVCC may prove to be lifelong relationships that enrich your world. 

Making A Room Reservation

Space at CVCC is at a premium. Requests for rooms to be used for student meetings should be reserved by contacting the Facilities Management Department at 434.832.7736.

Two weeks advance notice should be given for meetings. Failure to reserve a room with the proper office could result in conflicts. In such cases, only those activities which have been correctly reserved will be allowed to use the facilities. When posting signs or notices of such meetings, only established bulletin boards may be used. Use of facilities at the off-site centers should be made directly with the off-site center's office.

Fund-raising in or on College facilities must be approved in advance by the Coordinator of Student Life.

Starting a New Club/Organization

The following policies and procedures regarding the development of student clubs/organizations are established to provide an orderly and timely process of official recognition to those groups organized to provide a particular service in keeping with the College’s mission and goals.

A club/organization may be established by observing the following guidelines:

  1. Any group of students wishing to form a new club/organization should complete a “New Club/Organization” packet and submit to the Student Activities  Coordinator.
  2. The application packet and a constitution shall be completed and approved or denied by the Student Activities Coordinator, the Student Government Association, and the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Services. If the application is denied, the club/organization will be afforded the opportunity for an appeal.
  3. Notice of approval or disapproval of the application will be made by the Student Activities Coordinator within one month of receipt of the club application.
  4. Once an organization has been officially approved and recognized, funds may be requested from the Student Government Association. Such funds shall be used only for purposes of campus-wide interest and benefit.