OLOL College

Student Organizations

In addition to the regular schedule of the academic curriculum, there is a program of co-curricular activities on the campus. Campus organizations are managed by students, under faculty and administration guidance, and offer ample opportunities for growth in character, citizenship and leadership.

The Dean of Student Services monitors all authorized OLOL College student organizations and activities. Faculty advisors are assigned to all student organizations. The faculty advisors, SGA and the Dean of Student Services must approve all activities that involve the spending of student activity fees.

Student Government Association
The Student Government Association (SGA) provides a form of representative self-government to all students enrolled in the College. Through this organization, rules and regulations are formulated and carried out, and plans for student activities are made and implemented. In order for the SGA to successfully meet the needs of the student body, students are encouraged and expected to attend meetings and participate in the activities of the SGA. The SGA of Our Lady of the Lake College is a program in which every student is provided the opportunity to participate. The SGA office is located at 7525 Picardy Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70808. E-mail SGA@ololCollege.edu or (225) 768-1800.

American College of Healthcare Executives
The purpose of the American College of Healthcare Executives is to develop an association with local and regional health care executive groups to enhance academic and career opportunities. Additionally, it provides a means of involvement, recognition and representation in the profession of health care administration. Advisor: Elizabeth Berzas 225-768-1706

Association of Surgical Technologists
The purpose of Our Lady of the Lake College Student Association of Surgical Technologists (SAST) is to encourage and assist students in personal growth and professional development in Surgical Technology. Members of this organization contribute to group activities and participate in school and community events. This organization upholds the values and philosophy of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady. All surgical technology students are encouraged to participate in local, state and national activities of the profession through membership in their professional organization Student Association of Surgical Technologists. Advisor: Eboni Saurage 225-768-1735

Beta Epsilon Fraternity of Radiologic Technology Students
The purpose of the Beta Epsilon Fraternity of Radiologic Technology Students (BEFRT) is to encourage and assist students in personal growth and professional development in radiologic technology. Members of this organization contribute to group activities and participate in school and community events. This organization upholds the values and philosophy of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady. All Radiologic Technology students are encouraged to participate in local, state and national activities of the radiology profession through membership in their professional organization, Beta Epsilon Fraternity of Radiologic Technology Students. Advisors:  Liza Mayeux 225-768-1737 and Nicole St. Germain 225-214-1952

Beta Sigma Mu (Human Medicine)
The purpose of the Beta Sigma Mu (Human Medicine) is to promote interest in histology, microbiology, biochemistry and other sciences related to the medical field. The organization sponsors informal lectures and workshops to assist students in developing strong social and academic skills related to human medicine. Advisor: Brian Rash 225-214-6976

Clinical Laboratory Science Association
Clinical Laboratory Science Association is a student organization whose purpose is to broaden the career scope of the membership. The organization is founded on the philosophy that membership in student organizations enhances the work ethic and increases life-long learning. In keeping with the mission of Our Lady of the Lake College, the organization is committed to encouraging student members to strive to meet the needs of the community and of fellow students with compassion, understanding, respect and dignity. Members are encouraged to participate in professional and community activities and to disseminate information about the career of clinical laboratory sciences. Advisors:  Deborah Fox 225-768-1727 and Terri Talbot    225-768-1747

Franciscan Student Fellowship
The purpose of the Franciscan Student Fellowship is to minister to the Our Lady of the Lake College community. The organization is founded on the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady philosophy, which seeks to extend the ministry of Jesus Christ through care, compassion, respect and understanding for all people. The organization meets its goals by conducting ministerial activities, such as devotionals, Bible studies, support groups and community service.

Professional Fraternity of Phi Theta Alpha for Physical Therapy Assisting Students
Phi Theta Alpha is a professional student organization with three primary purposes: to foster participation in the American Physical Therapy Association, state and local levels; to facilitate civic engagement opportunities; and to promote an understanding of physical therapy and the role of physical therapist assistants both within Our Lady of the Lake College and the community at large. Advisor: Leah Geheber 225-768-1746

Student Nurses Association
All nursing students are encouraged to participate in local, state and national activities of the nursing profession through membership in their professional organization OLOL-Student Nurses' Association (OLOL-SNA). Membership in the local school chapter OLOL-SNA allows nursing student privileges of membership in the Louisiana Association of Student Nurses (LASN) and National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA). Advisors: Serena Sanford ((225) 214-1955 )and Cindra Schneider ((225) 768-1780)

Student Practical Nurse Association
The Practical Nurse Association is a student organization whose purpose is to broaden the career scope of the membership. The organization is founded on the philosophy that membership in student organizations enhances work ethic and increases life-long learning. In keeping with the mission of Our Lady of the Lake College, the organization is committed to encouraging student members to provide service to the community and to fellow students with reverence and love for all life, joyfulness of spirit, humility and justice. Members are encouraged to participate in professional and community activities and to disseminate information about the career of practical nursing. Advisor:  Donna Bonfanti  225-214-6981

Student Association of Respiratory Therapists
The purpose of Our Lady of the Lake College Student Association of Respiratory Therapists is to encourage and assist students in personal growth and professional development in respiratory therapy. Members of this organization contribute to group activities and participate in school and community events. This organization upholds the values and philosophy of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady.

Professional Organizations for Health Care Providers
All students are encouraged to participate in professional organization(s) appropriate to their chosen discipline. Many of these organizations provide student memberships.

Intensive Care Earth
Intensive Care Earth (ICE) is a student organization that promotes good environmental practices and one that continually challenges everyone at the College to become more "green".  Larry Bird serves as the Advisor for this student group.  This group is open to all students. Advisor: Larry Bird  225-214-6987

Up 'Til Dawn
Up 'Til Dawn is a student-led fund-raising organization hosted by colleges and universities nationwide.  It unites faculty, students, the community and sponsors in a goal to help the kids of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  Ashlyn Comeaux serves as President of the student group and Dr. Phyllis Simpson serves as the Advisor.  This group is open to all students. Advisor: Dr. Phyllis Simpson  225-768-1713

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