College of Arts & Letters Student Organizations

Arts and Letters Be sure to file the 2013-2014 Organization Information Form to have your organization's information listed on the Student Activities Website.
Air Force R.O.T.C.

Air Force ROTC recruit, train, and mentor future leaders for the United States Air Force.

President: LaJuan AustinEmail LaJuan

Anthropology Society

Group of undergraduates and graduate students who are interested in Anthropology. We aim to provide a inclusive, positive, and productive atmosphere for any student interested in Anthropology.

President: Elizabeth HuntEmail Elizabeth

Association of Black Journalists (SMABJ)

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 GarnerEmail Crystal

L'Association Française

The purpose of L'Association Française is to promote knowledge of the French language and culture at USM. We host events that allow students to better their French speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills though interaction with native speakers, films, and games as well as broaden students' knowledge and understanding of the French culture: traditions, cuisine, current events, pop culture, and more.

President: Ashleigh LadnerEmail Ashleigh

Chi Tau Epsilon

A service-oriented organization geared towards all Dance majors.

President: Jessica PuckettEmail Jessica

Forensics Debate Society

The Southern Miss Forensics Debate Society is a student-driven organization dedicated to participation and advocacy of collegiate speech & debate, free speech and expression, and study of the art of rhetoric at The University of Southern Mississippi.

President: Michael SimsEmail Michael

Future Black Law Students Association

The Future Black Law Student Organization aims to prepare undergraduate students for law school and a career in the legal field. The organization engages in LSAT prep, networking at law conferences, visits to law schools, and learning from those working/attending law schools or in the legal world.

President: Porshalain WhiteEmail Porshalain

Golden Eagle Tuba Society

The Golden Eagle Tuba Society is an organization that welcomes all tuba and euphonium players on campus. Our main purpose is to advance music for the tuba and euphonium through performance.

President: Taylor ThompsonEmail Taylor

International Club

The International Club is an organization where past study abroad participants, international students, and any student that is interested in other cultures or traveling, gather together to participate in cultural events on campus. In addition, we host international movie nights, international cooking nights, etc. for the members of our club. We strive to create an atmosphere where there is an appreciation of the value of differences among people, customs, and viewpoints, and the opposition of hatred, bigotry, and bias toward others--as stated in the Southern Miss Creed.

President: Jason Smith Email Jason

Kappa Kappa Psi

Purpose: Kappa Kappa Psi operates primarily as a student service and leadership recognition society whose chief aim is to assist the Director of Bands in developing the leadership and enthusiasm that is required of his/her band. Our goals are to provide the band not only with organized and concentrated service activities, but to give our membership valid and wholesome experiences in organization, leadership and social contacts. The honorary nature of membership is based on our premise that “it is an honor to be selected to serve” this band, its department of music, its sponsoring institution, and the cause of band music in the nation's colleges and universities.

President: Victor Lyons Email Victor

National Band Association

This is the student chapter of the National Band Association and is comprised of students at The University of Southern Mississippi who have aspirations of being a band director. The organization holds regularly scheduled meetings and serves as both a service organization and a professional development organization.

President: Chancey Parker Email Chancey

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia

Purpose: Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia is the world’s oldest and largest secret national fraternal society in music. Sinfonia was born on October 6, 1898, at the New England Conservatory in Boston, when a group of thirteen young men under the guidance of Ossian Everett Mills "to consider the social life of the young men students of that institution [and] to devise ways and means by which it might be improved." Sinfonia became a national fraternity on October 6, 1900, with the admission of a group of men at the Broad Street Conservatory in Philadelphia. For over a century, Sinfonians in nearly every field of study and professional endeavor have transformed music in America. The opportunity of becoming a Sinfonian is offered to as many men as possible who, through a love for music, can assist in the fulfillment of the Fraternity’s Object and ideals either by adopting music as a profession, or by working to advance the cause of music in America. The Object of this Fraternity shall be for the development of the best and truest fraternal spirit; the mutual welfare and brotherhood of musical students; the advancement of music in America and a loyalty to the Alma Mater.

President: Aaron Strum Email Aaron

Pi Sigma Alpha

Pi Sigma Alpha is a nationally known honor society that attempts to stimulate productive scholarship and intelligent interest in the subject of government and politics among its members and the surrounding community.

President: Robert Williamson Email Robert

Sculpture Guild

A club consisting of artists from the department of art and design and the local community, whose mission is to support and further interest in the arts by means of conferences, exhibitions, and educational programming.

President: Matt Scott Email Matt

Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity

Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity (SAI) strives to is to encourage, nurture and support the art of music. Founded in 1903, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, this organization is an international effort to support music and women devoted to the art of music. Our Purpose: TO FORM chapters of women college students and alumnae who have a sincere interest in music. TO UPHOLD the highest standards of music. TO FURTHER the development of music in America and throughout the world. TO GIVE inspiration and encouragement to members. TO ORGANIZE the cultural life of Sigma Alpha Iota members as a contributing factor to their educational growth. TO SUPPORT the ideals and goals of the member's Alma Mater. TO ADHERE to the highest standards of citizenship in school, community and fraternity life. Our Vision: Supports and encourages women musicians of all ages, races, and nationalities Supports and promotes successful and innovative educational programs in music for all stages of life Cultivates excellence in musical performance Promotes programs and activities that stress the love and importance of music in our lives Recognizes technological advances in the field of music Dedicates financial resources that ensure the continuation of programs necessary to support the objectives of the fraternity in perpetuity Has as its members people who exemplify professional and ethical behavior in the spirit of the Sigma Alpha Iota founders

President: Hilary Bounds Email Hilary

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.

President: Jonathan McGowan Email Jonathan

The SOCiety

The SOCiety is the sociology club of the University of Southern Mississippi. We welcome any students who like thinking about the social world around them. Topics that interest us include mass media, social equality, deviance, human interaction, globalization, etc. -- anything from 2 people talking to societies influencing each other around the world!

President: Amber Hammons Email Amber