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CIS club is open to all CIS students without respect to race, creed, national origin, sex or disability. CIS club conforms to the laws and policies of the State of Alabama, the ACCS Board of Trustees, Trenholm State Community College and the Student Government Association (SGA). CIS club shall not interfere or support interference with the regular academic pursuit of any student. CIS club shall not cause or encourage non-attendance of classes or campus activities without prior consent of proper College offi cials. CIS club will not encourage any action that might cause disrepute to a student, instructor or college activity.

The CIS Club support the Mission, Vision, and core values of Trenholm State Community College.

MISSION: Our mission is to provide support CIS student development. Provide opportunities that support building foundational expertise. Help give practice for resume building for CIS students. Help with practice for CIS interviews.

VISION: Through our commitment to educational excellence, students will be prepared to meet the challenges of a global society, and the College will serve as the region's leading catalyst for economic and workforce development.

CORE VALUES: Trenholm State Community College administrators, faculty and staff embody the highest academic and institutional commitment to students and the community by exhibiting the following 13 values:

  1. Academic Rigor: We are committed to standards of academic rigor that assure students a high-quality education that fosters personal and intellectual growth for productive careers and meaningful lives.
  2. Access: We promote an accessible and affordable education designed to optimize opportunities for student participation.
  3. Accountability: We create an accountable environment that continually builds an exceptional community college through shared governance, collaboration, and a commitment to the delivery of our mission.
  4. Communication: We encourage dialogue and the freedom to have an open exchange of ideas for the common good.
  5. Diversity: We recognize and value diversity in its many forms as a representation of the richness of the human experience.
  6. Excellence: We set and model high standards for students and our faculty, staff, administrators, and community partners.
  7. Innovation: We strive to be creative and inquisitive community based on the pursuit of knowledge, wisdom, and discovery.
  8. Integrity: We hold ourselves accountable to the communities we serve and seek to model personal and intellectual integrity in all we do.
  9. Leadership: We are committed to identifying the unique strengths of our faculty and staff by encouraging leadership and supervision that recognize individuals who utilize their talents in support of our students.
  10. Life-Long Learning: We are committed to promoting the educational growth and development of all individuals through a variety of postsecondary professional, technical, and academic programs and services.
  11. Professionalism: We value professionalism through our clear sense of commitment, perspective, and direction.
  12. Quality-Driven: We are dedicated to a supportive learning community that uses learning outcomes to measure success and guide innovative curricular and program improvements to meet the individual and group needs.
  13. Student Success: We are committed to the success of our students by adhering to the highest level of academic and professional standard.

The CIS Club bylaws shall address elected officers roles and duties, membership qualifications, removeable from club and elected offices, committees, meetings, advisors, amendments to the bylaws and their adoption and authority.

Elected officers: There shall be 2 elected officers President, Vice-President

Students shall be elected by members of CIS Club during the first meeting of the CIS Club each Fall and Spring. Elected officers must be able to perform the duties of the office and attend meetings.

President - At the time of his/her election, the elected official:

  • Must be in good standing with the College.
  • Must exhibit high moral character, have a commitment to academic honesty and excellence, and exhibit commitment to CIS Club mission.
  • Shall preside over all CIS Club meetings.
  • Shall conduct meeting agenda.
  • Shall take meeting minutes.
  • Shall perform meeting attendance verification.

Vice President - Trenholm Campus - The Vice President is a direct aid to the President. At the time of his/her election, the elected official:

  • Must be in good standing with the College.
  • Must exhibit high moral character, have a commitment to academic honesty and excellence, and exhibit commitment to CIS Club mission.
  • Shall disseminate meeting minutes to CIS Club.
  • Shall preside over all CIS Club meetings in absence of President.


Any person enrolled as a student with a current major of CIS in good standing at H. Councill Trenholm State Community College may apply to be a member of the CIS Club.

Vacancies Removal from Office

When a vacancy occurs, the elected alternate shall replace the officer, or an alternate will be elected or appointed by election.

Removal from Office Any officer who fails to fulfill their responsibilities shall be removed from their position by a two-thirds majority vote by CIS Club. Failure to remain in good standing will also be grounds for dismissal from office.


Special committees shall be organized when deemed necessary. Members of these committees shall be appointed by the SGA President and approved by the Dean of Students.


Meetings shall be held at designated times and place upon the approval of an advisor. Special meetings may be called when deemed necessary.


The advisors(s) shall be members of the faculty in the CIS department.

Parliamentary Authority

The rules contained in the current edition of Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised shall govern CIS Club in all cases to which they apply and in which they are consistent with any special rules of order that SGA may adopt, the H. Councill Trenholm State Community College System policies and rules


Any negligent addendum to the bylaws may be made by the membership that the CIS Club members draws up


After being approved by the Dean of Students and the President of the College, these bylaws shall be in effect immediately by the CIS Club

History of

For half a century, thousands of students have charted their path to success at Trenholm State Community College. From the 1960s to today, we have been part of the fabric of Montgomery and the River Region, growing to include diverse programs of study, multiple campuses, and online learning. Now, we celebrate the present and move forward with a renewed dedication to our community and the success of our students. We invite you to join us.

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