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Student Services

We want you to take an active role in enjoying your experience here at SouthArk, and the best way to do so
is by taking full advantage of all the great resources we have to offer! Free campus events, student organizations,
leadership development and much more!
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Honors Societies and Organizations

The National Survey on Student Engagement reports that students who make the effort to get involved with their college outside of the classroom have a higher rate of success and participating in student clubs and organizations is a great way to put action behind your desire to get involved.

  • Students enrolled at SouthArk are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities. 
  • Most organizations have open membership available to all students. 
  • However, some have selective membership based upon local, state, or national criteria. 
  • Students interested in joining a club/organization should contact the appropriate club sponsor. 
  • Students who would like to establish an organization or club at SouthArk should submit the following to the Vice President for Student Services for consideration and approval. 
  • To apply, download and submit the completed application to the Vice President for Student Services office, ECC 262 or email Adrienne Lawrence at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Include the following information:

  • Name of organization or club 
  • A declaration of the purpose, goals, activities, membership requirements, constitution, and bylaws 
  • SouthArk employee sponsor 
  • At least five signatures of potential members (must be students at SouthArk) 
  • The VPSS will take the completed applications to the Student Services Committee for action and approval. 
Student Government Association

Student Government Association (SGA)

SGA

Sponsors: Gregory Hawkins, Director of Student Experience

Description/Group Purpose: This group of representatives from all college programs serves as an official and representative student organization and the official voice through which student opinion may be expressed. It investigates student issues and takes appropriate action, encourages the development of responsible student participation in the overall policy and decision-making process at SouthArk, fosters an awareness of the student’s role in the learning community, enhances the quality and scope of education at the college, and provides a means for responsible and effective participation in the organization of student life.

Members of the SGA also participate in leadership development workshops, attend conferences, and plan the Fall Fest & Spring Fling events.