College of Health Student Organizations

Be sure to file the 2015-2016 Organization Information Form to have your organization's information listed on the Student Activities Website.

Athletic Training Club

We, the members of the University of Southern Mississippi Athletic Training Club, here by associate ourselves to expanding the overall scope of our educational experience by means of promoting educational activities, that we might establish closer contact with those who are involved in our future profession.

President: Alexandra Pfefferie | Email Alexandra:

BSW (Social Work) Club

BSW Club (Undergraduate Social Work Club) is an active organization that encourages a network of friendship and support for social work students. The members participate in activities that promote awareness of and interest in social work practice and community service. Also, it serves as a ―collective voice‖ through which organizational concerns are communicated to the faculty. Officers are elected annually by the membership.

President: Shelby Burton| Email Shelby:

College of Health Ambassadors

The College of Health Ambassadors are students who are hard-working individuals that strive to show the campus that The College of Health works hard and diligently for every student. We, as Ambassadors, show upcoming students how our numerous programs work and how we can make a difference in the health world with our determination, integrity, and passion.

President: Mackenzie Thaxton | Email Mackenzie:

Exercise Physiology Club

The Exercise Physiology Club is an organization run by Exercise Science students that aims to raise awareness of the Exercise Science major, raise money for the annual Southeastern American College of Sports Medicine conference, and provide a community for Exercise Science majors to establish relationships with one another.

President: Michael Robbins | Email Michael:

Health Administration Student Association

This student-driven association provides its members with professional networking opportunities, career planning, and workshops & presentations by healthcare administrators from local, state and national level health care organizations.
Any Southern Miss undergraduate or graduate student with an interest in health administration is encouraged to join; however, we strongly encourage students in the following programs to become a HASA member: (1) Undergraduate and Traditional MPH students in the Health Policy and Administration emphasis area;
(2) Executive MPH students; (3) Any Public Health undergraduate and/or graduate students who are interested in health administration; and (4) Any University of Southern Mississippi students in the areas of business, marketing or other related fields.

President: Najeem Albalushi | Email Najeem:

Medical Laboratory Science Club

This organization is for students who are entering into the medical laboratory profession. The students will be introduced to the concept of participation in a professional organization and the benefits of active membership.

President: Tiffanie Dumaka | Email Tiffanie:

National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association

The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) is a group for both undergraduate and graduate students interested in the speech and hearing science program at the University of Southern Mississippi. We have bi-weekly meetings, encouraging students to be more involved in the field of speech and hearing sciences. At the University of Southern Mississippi, the National Student Speech Language Association is very active in helping the programs on our campus that are available for children with speech and hearing needs. We all share a common interest in learning more about our field as well as promote the speech and hearing science program at the University of Southern Mississippi.

President: Blakeley Bark | Email Blakeley:

Recreation Majors Association

The purpose of the Rec Club is to promote awareness for our Recreation Administration and Recreation with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation majors while engaging in activities and events on campus and at campus functions. We participate in events such as Friday Night at the Fountain, Tailgating at home games, participating in campus 5K's, etc.

President: Casey Knight | Email Casey:

Southern Miss Sport Management Club

The purpose of this club is to provide educational, social, and practical experiences for sport management majors and minors along with other majors. It exists for undergraduate and graduate students in the sport management field as a means to network with other professionals.

President: Elise Ames | Email Elise:

Sport Officials Association 

The Sports Officials Association is comprised of students who enjoy sports and aspire to improve their skills as a sports official. A majority of its members officiate intramural sports on campus, travel to extramural tournaments off campus and officiate in the community at tournaments and high school games.

President: Steven Knecht | Email Steven:

Student Academy of Audiology

SAA is an organization for Doctor of Audiology students in the Speech and Hearing Sciences department at the University of Southern Mississippi.

President: Holly Murphy | Email Holly:

Student Dietetic Association

The Student Dietetic Association is an organization comprised of nutrition and dietetic majors. This organization strives to built leadership through volunteering opportunities, promote the awareness of health and nutrition, and prepare members for their post graduate endeavors.

President: Tory Dixon | Email Tory: