College of Arts & Letters Student Organizations
Be sure to file the 2015-2016 Organization Information Form to have your organization's information listed on the Student Activities Website.
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.email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: Kaisha Brown| Email Kaisha: email@example.com
We are the Gamma Chapter of Chi Tau Episilon Dance Honor Society here at the University of Southern Mississippi.
President: Gabrielle Slack | Email Gabrielle: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
President: J'Marcus Alfred | Email J'Marcus:email@example.com
The USM Speech and Debate Team is a student-driven organization dedicated to the advocacy of collegiate debate, the promotion of free speech and expression, and the 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 society. Students from all disciplines 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.
President: Meredith McPhail | Email Meredith: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: Deondrey Russell | Email Deondrey: email@example.com
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: Edward Miller | Email Edward: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are the University of Southern Mississippi's French Club. Our members are joined together by an interest in the French language and Francophone culture.
President: Brooke Boisseau | Email Brooke: email@example.com
Established in 1898, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia has made a supreme endeavor to motivate others to maximize their potential both as a musician and as a human being. Sinfonians have made it their goal to advance music in America as well as mutual welfare and brotherhood of musical students. The Eta Phi Chapter at the University of Southern Mississippi is one of many chapters of the Fraternity across America.
President: Kyle Moore | Email Kyle: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
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: Kathryn Sckiets | Email Kathryn: Kathryn.Sckiets@eagles.usm.edu
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: Carlie Burkett | Email Carlie: Carlie.Burkett@eagles.usm.edu
The Spanish Club was created to connect college students to the Spanish language and Spanish culture around the world. Through events and service we intend to get students interested in learning Spanish language and Spanish culture. With an increased globalized world and increased amount of Spanish people coming to America, we feel it is important to spread knowledge of the language and culture. main objective of the club is to bring together everyone interested in Spanish language and cultures through different fun and educational activities.
President: Brittnay Pugh | Email Brittany: Brittany.email@example.com