List of Student Organizations

Get involved in student life at Southern Miss Gulf Coast! Student activities and organizations enhance the college experience by developing and empowering students, creating opportunities for meaningful interpersonal relationships, supporting student organizations, and providing fun, engaging programs for the diverse campus community.

We provide over 30 dynamic student organizations that enhance campus culture every day with their ideas, events and leadership. If you have interest in becoming a member of a student organization on campus, contact the student organization president and/or their faculty/staff advisor. Groups are listed alphabetically. For more information, email gcstudents@usm.edu.

 

 Name of Organization

Student President

Faculty/Staff Advisor

Accounting SocietyTamara KinnardSteven Jackson
Alliance for EqualityEric BransDouglas Bristol
American Marketing Association

Shannon Lee

Lynn Standfuss

Rhonda Whitfield

Lance Hopkins
Beta Iota Omicron (BIO)
Biology Club
Blaine Eubank

Rebecca Fillmore
Jill Arnold

CARE (Humanitarian)Ashlei Lewis Casey Maugh
Catholic Student AssociationClaudia KapusinskiChristy Elias
(interim)

Child & Family Studies Association 

InactiveMichelle Jeanfreau
College Republicans InactiveTom Lansford
Collegiate DECA (Business)InactiveKen Zantow
Criminal Justice Association Aleshia Toles

 William Holt

EcoEagles (Sustainability) 

Brenna Landis

Tony Nguyen
David Holt

Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society (Community Service)

Monique Betting

 MD Sarder

Gamma Theta Upsilon Honor Society (Geography) 

Stephanie McCracken Reichardt

Cody  Slater

David Holt
Geography Club 

Stephanie McCracken Reichardt

Cody  Slater
David Holt
Golden Key Honor Society  Kathy Killam
Indian Student AssociationRamprasad BorraSumanth
Yenduri
The Legacy (Student Alumni Association)

Emily Kennedy

Alyssa Comfort

Christy Elias

National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) 

 Rebecca HopkinsCasey Maugh
Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society (History) Charlie CarleeWestley Follett
Psi Chi Honor Society (Psychology) Larisa AlfsenKenji Noguchi
Sigma Mu (Science & Mathematics)Jeremy HughesMarlene Naquin
Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society (English) Crystal StinsonDamon Franke
Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society (Nursing)   Cynthia
Chathum
Southern Connection
(Student Leadership Team)
 Christy Elias
Southern Cinema Club  Alan BurfordScott McDowell 
Student Government AssociationHayley WhiteheadJack Covarrubias
Student Nurses AssociationDeanna SaltersMichele Harris 
Student Social Work Association Cynthia ReevesKaren Aderer
Student Veteran's Association Karen GlendenningMary Funk
Wesley FoundationDina AgeeTom Rishel
Janis Slade
Karen Shaw
Women's & Gender Studies
Student Organization
 
Cynthia Gieseler Marie Leonard 
Young Americans for LibertyNichole BeauchampCasey Maugh
Young Democrats Inactive James Smith