College of Arts & Letters Student Organizations

Be sure to file the 2014-2015 Organization Information Form to have your organization's information listed on the Student Activities Website.
Alpha Psi Omega | Not Fully Registered for 2014-2015

Alpha Psi Omega (APO) Lambda Nu chapter is an honor society that celebrates academic and artistic excellence within the theatre department.

President: Kaylyn Kriaski | Email Kaylyn: Kaylyn.kriaski@eagles.usm.edu

American Institution of Graphic Arts (AIGA) USM Chapter

Founded in 1914 as the American Institute of Graphic Arts, AIGA remains the oldest and largest professional membership organization for design and is now known simply as “AIGA, the professional association for design.” AIGA is an organization where designers and artists attend conferences, lectures, and events to share ideas, network, and build a professional body of work. AIGA is a national Organization with 68 chapters and membership continues from a student career to a professional one.

President: Paul Ladner | Email Paul: Paul.ladner@eagles.usm.edu

Anthropology Society

The University of Southern Mississippi Anthropology Society is a university-sponsored organization that facilitates anthropological interest outside of the classroom. We aim to provide an inclusive, positive, and productive atmosphere for any student interested in anthropology. As an organization, we hope to provide opportunities to demonstrate our vested interest in our university, our discipline, and our community. In the past, these events have included hands-on workshops, professional development panels, social gatherings, regional field trips, conference visitations, community service days, guest lectures, and so forth.

President: Kori Armstrong | Email Kori: kori.armstrong@eagles.usm.edu

Southern Miss Association of Black Journalists| Not Fully Registered for 2014-2015

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Association of Black Journalists is a professional student organization aimed at providing professional development for aspiring student journalists. We are dedicated to expanding opportunities for student members through networking, professional development and community service.

President: Crystal Garner | Email Crystal: crystal.garner@eagles.usm.edu

Chi Tau Epsilon | Not Fully Registered for 2014-2015

We are the Gamma Chapter of Chi Tau Episilon Dance Honor Society here at the University of Southern Mississippi.

President: Gabrielle Slack | Email Gabrielle: gabrielle.slack@eagles.usm.edu

The Crew

We are a student organization at the University of Southern Mississippi. We provide students with hands on experience in filming, editing and video production. The Crew organization is a place for USM filmmakers and creatives to connect, create, and share their films and skills with the world. We meet every Thursday evening at 3:30 pm in College Hall in Room 308.p>

President: Jonathan McGowan | Email Jonathan: Jonathan.mcgowan@eagles.usm.edu

Southern Miss Forensics Society (Speech and Debate Team)

The Southern Miss Forensics Society is a student-driven organization dedicated to the advocacy of collegiate debate, promotion of free speech and expression, and study of the art of rhetoric at The University of Southern Mississippi. The organization has two components: a competitive speech & debate team and an on campus forensics society. Students from all areas of campus and interests are invited to participate in formal competitive debates, organize on-campus events for the university and community, and sound their voices on important social issues. Please contact our director, Dr. Ashley Mack for more information: ashley.mack@usm.edu

President: Joshua Von Hermann | Email Joshua: joshua.vonherrmann@eagles.usm.edu

Future Black Law Students Association

Encourages future law students to pursue careers in the judicial system and do all things necessary and appropriate to accomplish these purposes. Also, we prepare all students with the tools needed to succeed in the professional world.

President: Rachel Young | Email Rachel: rachelyoung43@gmail.com

International Club

We desire to create a community and provide an environment in which international students and those interested in studying abroad can learn more about other cultures and share experiences abroad.

President: Courtney McMullan | Email Courtney: courtney.mcmullan@eagles.usm.edu

L’Association Française de USM

Promotes the study of the French language and culture on our campus and community.

President: Craig Smith | Email Craig: craig.smith@eagles.usm.edu

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia | Not Fully Registered for 2014-2015

A group of men that enjoy music and wish to advance music in America.

President: Cullen McBride | Email Cullen: cullen.mcbride@eagles.usm.edu

Pi Sigma Alpha

Founded in 1920 at the University of Texas, Pi Sigma Alpha is the National Political Science Honor Society, now comprising over 740 chapters nationwide. The USM chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha (Chi Delta) was founded in 1998. The purpose of the chapter is to stimulate productive scholarship and intelligent interest in the subject of government and politics; promote a better understanding of politics among its members; advance and disseminate knowledge and interest in political science; and organize, promote, and conduct seminars, conferences, research, discussion groups, and publications in political science.

President: Druanna Mozingo | Email Druanna: druanna.mozingo@eagles.usm.edu

Psi Chi

Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 with two primary purposes:to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship, and to advance the science of psychology.

President: Aaron Bermond | Email Aaron: aaron.bermond@eagles.usm.edu

Sculpture Guild

The USM Sculpture Guild is an organized group of student artists, focused in both 2-D and 3-D media, who meet bi-weekly to discuss our work, the business side of art, and ways in which we can reach out to the community and bring attention to the importance of the arts.

President: Kyla Clary | Email Kyla: kyla.clary@eagles.usm.edu

Sigma Alpha Iota

Sigma Alpha Iota (SAI) is an international fraternity for women who come together to enjoy the fellowship of music and to promote and develop music worldwide. SAI was founded on June 12, 1903 at the University School of Music in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Mission of Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity is to encourage, nurture and support the art of music.

President: Ashley Frost | Email Ashley: Ashley.frost@eagles.usm.edu

Sigma Tau Delta

Sigma Tau Delta is an internationally renowned honors society that recognizes outstanding English scholars. Our chapter offers both civic and academic opportunities including: prestigious scholarships; avenues to publish both critical and creative material; social events and fundraising events; community service opportunities (just to name a few of a number of social and academic events we host throughout the year). In addition, you will receive copies of The Rectangle (a journal of creative pieces) and The Delta Review (a journal of critical essays) the first year of membership so that you can stay abreast of the thoughts of our contemporaries. Moreover, Sigma Tau Delta is recognized by graduate schools and professional organization. Membership to Sigma Tau Delta will be another honor you can add to your accomplishments, and, at graduation, you will proudly wear honors.

President: Chesnie Keeler | Email Chesnie: chesnie.keeler@eagles.usm.edu

Southern Miss Student Archivists | Not Fully Registered for 2014-2015

Purpose of Southern Miss Student Archivists (SMSA) • To acquaint members with the objectives, ethics, activities, and publications of the archival profession and the Society of American Archivists (SAA) • To provide opportunities for members to discuss archival issues and the archival profession, interact with professional archivists, and engage in professional activities. • To promote collaboration and communication with other student groups within The University of Southern Mississippi and with other organizations such as the Society of Mississippi Archivists (SMA) in order to develop the mutual interests of the library and archival professions. • To promote archival interests within the university.

President: Colleen Smith | Email Colleen: c.e.smith@eagles.usm.edu

Spanish Club

The main objective of the club is to bring together everyone interested in Spanish language and cultures through different fun and educational activities.

President: Addreonna Seger | Email Addreonna: addreonna.seger@eagles.usm.edu