College of Science and Technology Student Organizations

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

Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED)

AED is the National Health Preprofessional Honor Society dedicated to the encouragement and recognition of excellence in preprofessional health scholarship, including medicine, dentistry, veterinary, and others. The Society welcomes ALL students engaged in the pursuit of a professional healthcare career.

President: Jamie Jackson | Email Jamie: jamie.jackson@eagles.usm.edu

American Chemical Society (POLY/PMSE)

The POLY/PMSE chapter at USM is an American Chemical Society (ACS) student chapter that specializes in polymer chemistry and polymer materials for science and engineering. The goal of this group is to develop career and social skills for graduate students wiring the films of polymer research. We also host science cafe's for the community in order to practice our ability to convey scientific knowledge to a non-scientific audience.

President: Katrina Knauer | Email Katrina: Katrina.knauer@eagles.usm.edu

American Chemical Society - Student Affiliates

This is the student branch of the American Chemical Society. As per our constitution, the "objects of this Chapter shall be to afford an opportunity for students of a chemical science to become better acquainted, to secure the intellectual stimulation that arises from professional association, to obtain experience in preparing and presenting technical material before chemical audiences, to foster a professional spirit among the members, to instill a professional pride in the chemical sciences, and to foster an awareness of the responsibilities and challenges of the modern chemist."

President: David Sliman | Email David: david.j.sliman@eagles.usm.edu

American Medical Student Association (AMSA)

AMSA is a student-governed, national organization committed to representing the concerns of physicians-in-training. It is the oldest and largest independent association of physicians-in-training in the U.S., and its members include premedical students, medical students, interns, residents, and practicing physicians. Students who are attending or who have graduated from any accredited university in the U.S. and who have demonstrated a serious interest in the medical profession may join AMSA.

President: Jake Smith | Email Jake: jake.smith@eagles.usm.edu

American Society of Interior Designers-Student Chapter

The student chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers offers students majoring in Interior Design an outlet to network with professional designers, participate in regional and national competitions and travel to regional conferences and events for both professionals and students. Our student organization participates in the ASID South Central Chapter which includes Mississippi, Louisiana and Arkansas.

President: Jamie Jelinski | Email Jamie: Jamie.jelinski@eagles.usm.edu

Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society

Beta Beta Beta is a biological honor society that is open to all biology majors and also other majors that require upper-level biology courses (nursing, biochemistry, etc...) The primary focus of Tribeta is to encourage undergraduate research in the Biological Sciences fields.

President: Rachael Kuehn | Email Rachael: rachael.kuehn@eagles.usm.edu

Forensic Science Society

The Forensic Science Society (FSS) is a student organization that aims to bring working forensic scientists and students together. FSS has speakers come in and talk to its members about their role in the forensic science and criminal justice world, as well as how to land that dream job we all want. The Forensic Science Society also reaches out to the community in order to better educate people on what exactly a forensic scientist does and how the criminal justice system serves to protect its citizens. Among the many networking opportunities available to students through the Forensic Science Society, the society also offers a place for students to meet new people, get involved on campus and in the local community, and gain knowledge and experience about the field of Forensic Science.

President: Carter DePew | Email Carter: carter.depew@eagles.usm.edu

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is an international organization for Electrical and Electronic Engineers. As a USM Organization we compete in national Robotics and software competitions. We also bring in guest speaker from professional engineering organizations from around the US to give talks and answer questions. We also help members with projects they are working on as side projects.

President: Keith Conley | Email Keith: keith.conley@eagles.usm.edu

Instructional Technology Student Association

The Instructional Technology Student Association (ITSA) was established in March 2005. ITSA promotes a sense of community and intellectual exchange among students, faculty, alumni, and professionals in Instructional Technology. ITSA encourages scholarship and professional growth among graduate students in the Instructional Technology program.

President: Lin Zhong | Email Lin: lin.zhong@eagles.usm.edu

Polymer Science Association

The Polymer Science Association (PSA) is an on-campus student organization devoted to promoting academic, professional, and personal development of undergraduate students in the polymer science program at the University of Southern Mississippi. We offer various resources to our students, including resume building, career planning seminars, social activities and a convenient study room.

President: Kristin Van de Voorde | Email Kristen: Kristen.VanDeVoorde@eagles.usm.edu

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

To ensure the strongest interactions between mathematics and other scientific and technological communities through membership activities, publication of journals and books, and conferences.

President: Haley Dozier| Email Haley: haley.dozier@eagles.usm.edu

Society of Physics Students

Society of Physics Students is a professional society for physics students and students with an interest in physics. SPS was established in 1968 and is a member society of the American Institute of Physics. There are more than 700 chapters across the United States with over 5000 student members. The Southern Miss chapter of SPS was chartered in 1968 after existing as a student section of the American Institute of Physics from 1960 to 1968. We are an organization that promotes physics throughout our community and state; we often do demonstrations for high schools and the public at local events. We also organize social activities.

President: Robert McGrath | Email Robert: Robert.mcgrath@eagles.usm.edu

Society of Student Architects and Designers

To organize an association of student architects, as well as those interested in design, for the purpose of collaboration and professional preparation.

President: Matthew Harris | Email Matthew: matthew.harris@eagles.usm.edu

Student Constructors

Creating and promoting a positive atmosphere for students to build and strengthen relationships of mutual trust and respect through serving the community and the construction industry. Promoting career opportunities for students by bringing professionals and networking opportunities into our meetings.

President: Caleb Kergosien| Email Caleb: caleb.kergosien@eagles.usm.edu

Southern Geological Society

This organization is intended to promote the interest of geological sciences. Together, we will work to announce local geological activities that will further us in creating a career in the geological sciences.

President: Daniel Winkler |Email Daniel: daniel.winkler@eagles.usm.edu

Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE)

Women in Science and Engineering does outreach to local elementary, middle, and high schools to encourage women in science in future generations. Women in Science and Engineering also offers mentoring, support, networking, and encouragement of WISE members..

President: Dahlia Amato | Email Dahlia: dahlia.amato@eagles.usm.edu