Student Government Association (SGA)
Students at DACC are represented by a twelve-member Student Government Association (SGA). SGA elections are held each September. SGA members must maintain a minimum semester and cumulative grade point average of 2.00 ("C) and carry a minimum of nine semester hours. Petitions for a SGA seat may be obtained from the SGA Advisor at the beginning of the fall semester.
The purpose of the Student Government Association are:
Students are encouraged to contact their SGA members. The SGA office is located in Lincoln Hall, Room 115. The phone number is 443-8711.
Danville Area Community College has one advisory-voting member who is a student enrolled in the College under the jurisdiction of the DACC Board of Trustees. The election for the Student Trustee is held in April by the student body. Qualifications are published annually by the Secretary to the Board of Trustees. The Student Trustee can be reached by calling 443-8741.
A student must be carrying six or more semester hours of work to hold an elected or appointed office in College organizations. A student with less than a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 cannot hold office in any organization. (See DACC Student Handbook for additional information.)
College Extra-Curricular Activities
There are a variety of campus clubs and organizations on campus. Each club or organization sponsors various activities throughout the academic year related to the interests of the members and the stated mission of the group. Students may contact Dawn Nasser, Coordinator of Recruitment, at 217.443.8755 for more information regarding DACC clubs and organizations
The Ag Club operates the DACC Land Lab, sponsors an annual Farm Toy Show, and arranges for the annual Ag Day each Spring which brings approximately 3,000 people to campus.
Anyone that would like further information about the Ag Club or the Agriculture program at Danville Area Community College should contact the faculty advisor at 217-443-8816.
DACC athletic teams have been highly successful winning national championships in men's basketball and men and women's cross country. A large percentage of DACC athletics continue on to four year colleges on athletic scholarships.
The intercollegiate program for men and women includes cross country and basketball, men's baseball, and women's softball. Student participation is governed by eligibility rules set forth by the above-named organizations and rules of DACC.
Competition includes community colleges and freshmen-sophomore teams of four-year colleges and universities. Each team competes in the regional at the conclusion of their season. There are athletic scholarships available in all sports. Contact Athletic Director Tim Bunton at 217-443-8551 or email@example.com.
The society’s programs center on four hallmarks: scholarship, leadership, fellowship, and service. The complement of services, innovative programs, and membership benefits offered by Phi Theta Kappa today are unequaled among honor societies. It is estimated that 200,000 students participants in Phi Theta Kappa programs each year. Annually, more than 82,000 students are inducted into Phi Theta Kappa. The average age of a new member is 29, ranging from 18 to 80.
Both part-time and full-time students, and international students may be eligible for membership. Membership requires completion of at least 12 hours of college credit coursework and a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.50. DACC’s Pi Omega Chapter is very active and has won several awards at both the regional and international levels. For more information or to join, please contact Ronnie Johnson, PTK Sponsor, at 217-443-8869 or at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit Phi Theta Kappa International's web site at www.ptk.org.
Membership is only open to those who served in the armed forces; however students who are a child or spouse of a veterans are welcomed to participate and support the SVA!