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Student Clubs & Organizations

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Involvement in foreign language clubs gives students many opportunities to use what they're learning in a social setting. 

Alpha Mu Gamma (National FL Honor Society)

Alpha Mu Gamma was founded as a national collegiate foreign language honor society in 1931. The Tennessee Tech chapter is Eta Psi. When a Tennessee Tech student is eligible for full membership, he/she will receive formal notification.

For more information about Tennessee Tech's Eta Psi chapter of Alpha Mu Gamma, please e-mail the faculty advisor, Dr. Martin Sheehan.

Amigos (Spanish Club)

Amigos is a very active student organization with the primary purpose of helping students become more familiar with the Spanish language and the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries.

Come join us for fun activities such as: conversation hours, where you can practice your Spanish in a relaxing and friendly environment; service projects, where we can help others understand more about Spanish language and culture; and film viewings, where we watch some of the latest film productions in Spanish from all over the world.

Faculty Advisor:

Dr. Manuel Villalba

Avant-Garde (French Club)

Whether you're a French major or just like all things French, Avant-Garde welcomes everyone interested in French/Francophone culture and language!

Past activities include: Museum trips to the Frist in Nashville, concerts, Cirque du Soleil, dinners at French restaurants in Nashville, fundraising events, Mardi Gras parties, movie nights, conversation hours and much, much more!

Faculty Advisor:

Dr. Debbie Barnard

Der Deutsche Klub (German Club)

The German Club sponsors several events every year, including: Oktoberfest, our main outreach event and fundraiser that draws attendees from the University and Cookeville community each fall; Kaffee und Kuchen, where German students and club members bake a variety of German confections to sell at Tennessee Tech's annual international festival, Window on the World; and Ausflug, cultural excursions to the opera or art museums in Nashville (the Club pays 50% of the cost for club members).

Additionally, in the past, club members have also organized a Faschingsparty, a Wandertag, a Curry Wurst Sauce Competition and Easter Egg painting. Come join the fun!

Faculty Advisors:

Dr. Julia K. Gruber 

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