Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT)
MSU's ACT club is a chapter of the National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow organization. Founded in the fall of 2019, ACT strives to incorporate creative uses of communication into members' everyday life, future career plans and the agriculture industry. Members gain insight from professionals in a variety of fields as well as earn by-line credits through the production of the School of Human Sciences' e-newsletter. For more information, e-mail the chapter.
The CALS Ambassadors are a select group of students representing all departments within the college. Some examples of activities that Ambassadors participate in include the CALS Alumni Breakfast, on campus recruiting events, and CALS day.
Collegiate FFA is the student organization for persons interested in promoting agricultural education and the FFA. Students are involved in a variety of professional development activities, service projects, and leadership development opportunities. Members attend the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, IN, judge federation and district FFA contests, and assist with State FFA Contest Day on April. People who have been a high school FFA member or who have an interest in promoting agricultural education are welcomed.
The purpose of MSU Fashion Board is to provide opportunities for Mississippi State University students to pursue fashion on a variety of levels. These may include, but are not limited to, modeling, production, design, lighting, backstage management, photography, music, hair styling, and make up artistry. In addition to our contributions to the university, Fashion Board partners with campus and community entities to provide fashion based activities and services. Also, members serve as volunteer pageant judges in the local area as requested. Visit the Fashion Board website.
The objectives of the Mississippi State University Chapter of the Honor Society of Agriculture, Gamma Sigma Delta, shall be to encourage high standards of scholarship in all branches of agricultural science and education and a high degree of excellence in the practice of agricultural pursuits, by the election to membership of graduating seniors and graduate students who have shown exceptional ability during their undergraduate or graduate work in Agriculture and its closely related disciplines and those alumni and faculty members who have rendered signal service to the cause of agricultural development. Visit the Gamma Sigma Delta website.
Human Development and Family Science (HDFS) Option Club
The purposes of the Human Development and Family Science (HDFS) Option Club are : (1) to provide for and promote the professional development of HDFS students through planned activities (meetings, speakers, community service projects, etc.), (2) to provide opportunities to develop leadership among members, (3) build relationships with pre-professionals and professionals in the area of Human Sciences, and (4) to foster the education of those who will work with individuals throughout the life span.
Human Sciences Association
The Human Sciences Association is an umbrella organization for all human sciences students. Our programs and speakers are planned by the student officers, and topics are of interest to all majors in the School. Service projects are chosen based on need. In addition, the organization provides service to the School by helping sponsor events. Students of all levels have a chance to gain leadership experience by serving as an officer or activity organizer. Here's a chance to meet students from all areas of human sciences, not just your major. We meet the hour prior to the option clubs so there is no conflict with the option clubs.
Kappa Omicron Nu
Kappa Omicron Nu is the honor society for family and consumer sciences/human sciences majors. Human Sciences majors with a minimum of 45 semester hours, a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and in the top 25% of their class are invited to join. After initiation, members participate in programs in professionalism and networking, social responsibility, ethics, leadership, scholarship, and research.
MANNRS promotes the inclusion of ethnic and cultural groups that are under-represented in agricultural and natural resources and related fields in all phases of career preparation and participation. Visit the MANRRS website.