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Eta Sigma Gamma
Eta Sigma Gamma is a National Professional Health Science Honorary organization. Gamma Iota is our chapter of Eta Sigma Gamma which was established in 1992. The primary purpose of Eta Sigma Gamma is to further the professional competence and dedication of individuals who are in the health science professions.                

The ideals of Eta Sigma Gamma are symbolized with a triangle surrounded by three joined circles. The triangle is divided into four equilateral triangles with each one containing a symbol representing the basic elements which are the foundation of the organization. The lamp of learning is in the center and is surrounded by an open book which represents teaching, a microscope which represents research, and an outstretched hand representing service.

Eta Sigma Gamma also seeks to:

  • Elevate the standards, ideals, and ethics of health science professionals
  • Establish autonomy for the health science discipline as a distinct discipline
  • Encourage and attract capable people to careers in the discipline.

 Eligibility requirements are established by the national organization. 
 Membership is open to any student with a major or minor in Health 
 Education: Community Health and Human Services who has 
 completed two semesters of college work. Graduate students are
 also eligible to join. The student must have achieved at least a 2.7
 GPA in one semester of full time coursework followed by a GPA of 
 at least 2.5 in the next semester of full time coursework. An overall 
 GPA of 2.5 is also required. 

Georgia College Athletic Training Student Organization
The Georgia College Athletic Trainers Association (GCATSO) is a student organization committed to advancing athletic training students in the study of the athletic training profession. This includes focusing on the prevention, recognition, evaluation, management, treatment, and/or rehabilitation/reconditioning of athletic injuries. GCATSO facilitates and supports the advancement of relationships between students and the Georgia Athletic Trainer's Association (GATA) and the Southeast Athletic Trainers' Association (SEATA). GCATSO also provides an avenue for pre-athletic training majors to connect with students who are currently in the athletic training education program.

 The Exercise Science Club
 The Georgia College Exercise Science Club 
 is a professional service organization committed to the continued
 growth of students in majors in the School of Health and Human 
 Performance. The club provides opportunities for students to become
 actively involved with professionals in the field of exercise science. The
 Exercise Science Club cooperates with the National Strength 
 and Conditioning Association, the American Alliance for Health, 
 Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, and the American 
 College of Sports Medicine. It seeks to provide opportunities for 
 students in the School of Health and Human Performance to develop
 professional and social relationships with other students and faculty at 
 Georgia College and other institutions of higher education through
 participation at local, state, and national conferences. The 
 Exercise Science Club holds regular meetings and organizes 
 or sponsors workshops, clinics, recreation activities, and student 
 recognition events. 


Contact Information
Dr. Lisa Griffin
Campus Box 112
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone 478-445-4072
Fax 478-445-4074
lisa.griffin@gcsu.edu
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