The French Club promotes enthusiasm among students for the French language and culture and to provide students with a friendly but serious way to approach a new language. For lower-division French students at GCSU, the club provides a source of guidance and an opportunity to actually use and experience what is learned in class while developing communication with other students in their area of study. The French Club engages the campus community through activities such as cheese tastings, pot-luck suppers, movie nights, among other events.
The Spanish Club of Georgia College consists of students passionate about the Spanish language and the distinct cultures of Spanish-speaking nations. Our goal is to build relationships in an inclusive environment as well as to create a conformable forum for learning, using, and enhancing our Spanish language." There is no formal application for membership. Please join us and participate in campus wide events such as the annual International Dinner, Day of the Dead, and Mexican Folklore dancing.
Pi Delta Phi
Pi Delta Phi is the French National Honor Society. Since its inception at Georgia College in 2010, our Xi Upsilon chapter has inducted over one hundred students as lifetime members. Pi Delta Phi was founded at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1906, and was nationalized when the Beta Chapter was established at the University of Southern California in 1925. At the present time, Pi Delta Phi numbers more than 370 chapters established at representative public and private colleges and universities in almost every state. The purpose of this society is to recognize outstanding scholarship in the French language and Francophone literatures. Our goal is to increase the knowledge and appreciation for the cultural contributions of the French-speaking world and to stimulate and to encourage French and Francophone cultural activities. Membership in Pi Delta Phi is open to all upper-division students who meet the academic requirements of the Society.
Sigma Delta Pi
The National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society (Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispánica), Sigma Delta Pi, is the oldest language collegiate society in the United States founded in 1919 at the University of California, Berkeley. The mission of Sigma Delta Pi is to promote love for learning Spanish and appreciation of its diverse cultures. The Georgia College chapter, Kappa Psi, is also dedicated to promoting love and appreciation of the Spanish language and cultures through various cultural events and activities. Some of those include: the annual Spanish Film Festival, The Hispanic Culture and Linguistics Series (public talks by Spanish faculty), Multilingual Poetry Night, and invited guest lectures by international scholars. Sigma Delta Pi often partners with other campus organizations like the Latino Student Association, International Club, and Spanish Club to participate in campus wide events such as, the annual International Dinner, Day of the Dead, and Mexican Folklore dance.
The Georgia College chapter was named an 'Honor Chapter' for its outstanding activities in 2015-16, earning it a national award and recognition.