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2016-17 Student Handbook

Student Alumni Council The Student Alumni Council (SAC) was established in 2010 to foster the “Spartan Spirit”, and present leadership opportunities to both alumni and students of the University of South Carolina Upstate. Students for Life, Upstate Upstate Students for Life is a Christ-centered pro- life group committed to promoting a culture of life in America, starting on the campus of Upstate. The or-ganization hopes to do this by educating the campus on life issues, helping those in need so that life is a promising choice, participating in pro-life events, and working with those who have our same goals Student Government Association (SGA) The USC Upstate Student Government Association is a self-governing entity of the student body. It is the primary liaison between students, faculty, and administration. SGA is your voice on campus. Student Marketing Association The Student Marketing Association provides students with the opportunity to broaden their understanding of, and appreciation for, the discipline of marketing. The club seeks to identify member needs and to improve members with a value-added experience. The club seeks to do so by providing a mix of activi-ties: company tours, guest speakers, attendance at marketing conferences, etc. The student marketing association is sponsored by the George Dean John-son, Jr. College of Business and Economics. Student Nursing Association (Spartanburg & Greenville) The Student Nurses Association (SNA) is a nation-al organization that brings student nurses together to discuss current healthcare issues as well as celebrate the nursing profession. The state level informs each school’s chapter of upcoming events and issues that are important for student nurses. The National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) has a national convention that raises new issues that affect the future of nursing. Founded in 1952, NSNA is a nonprofit organization for students enrolled in associate, baccalaureate, diploma, and generic graduate nursing programs. It is dedicated to fostering the professional development of nurs-ing students. Student Veterans Association This group works to advocate for and support students who have served in the military. The members plan events and functions to address the needs of student veterans. TEACh (Spartanburg & Greenville) TEACh serves and acts on behalf of the needs, rights, and well-being of all young children in the Upstate community and their families, with special emphasis on developmental and educational services and resources. It fosters the growth and development of the membership in their work with and on behalf of all students. TruthSeekers Bible Study Club Truthseekers is an organization that holds the primary focus of helping students gain a better understanding of God and of the Bible, and does so through personal discussions and small group Bible studies. University Business Society The mission of the University Business Society is to be an innovative organization that contributes to the success of its diverse student body by provid-ing valuable networking opportunities. Our goal is to enhance our students’ knowledge and abilities to make ethical and responsible future business 118


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