College of Science and Technology Student Organizations

Be sure to file the 2016-2017 Organization Information Form to have your organization's most current information listed on the Leadership and Student Involvement website. Don't see your group? You aren't registered for this year yet. Complete the form above to begin that process!

Association for Computing Machinery

This is a student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery dedicated to furthering the state of the art in computing. We focus on involving students in their respective majors to better understand their fields and introduce them to professionals in the field of computing to further their understanding. One of the most important functions of the ACM chapter on campus is networking to allow students to make friends with potential future employers.

President: Quintin Donnelly | Email:

American Medical Student Association

The American Medical Student Association (AMSA), with a half-century history of medical student activism, is the oldest and largest independent association of physicians-in-training in the United States.

Today, AMSA is a student-governed, national organization committed to representing the concerns of physicians-in-training. AMSA members are medical students, premedical students, interns, residents and practicing physicians. Founded in 1950, AMSA continues its commitment to improving medical training and the nation’s health.

President: John Diffey | Email:

Beta Beta Beta

The Beta Chi Chapter of Beta Beta Beta (“Tri-Beta”) is a professional honor society for students in the biological sciences. Tri-Beta functions professionally by promoting student research, sponsoring speakers and participating in other scientific activities in the Department of Biological Sciences. Tri-Beta serves an honorary function by identifying and inducting qualified students to membership and by providing recognition for outstanding student biologists, including Outstanding Freshman, through awards and other means. Tri-Beta also promotes informal contact among biology students by organizing social functions.

President: Katlin Lack | Email:

Criminal Justice Student Association

The CRIMINAL JUSTICE STUDENT ASSOCIATION at The University of Southern Mississippi desires to create, foster, and honor student interest in the field of criminal justice. We want to provide outreach to community organizations to improve the criminaljustice-publicpartnership. We want to host career opportunities for students interested in careers in the field. We also want to provide unique educational and fellowship opportunities for students interested in the field of criminal justice.

President: Michael Moran | Email:

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: Ashley Aucoin | Email:

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:

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: Robin Jackson | Email:

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 activemembership..

President: Kendra Smith| Email:

Polymer Science Association | Not registered for 2016-2017

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.

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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:

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: Andrew Giovengo | Email:

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: Teague Duncan |Email:

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: Brandon Jackson| Email:

Student Oceanographic Society

S.O.S. is a network of students with a passion for Marine Science, and it is a valuableresourcetobothnew and established students. Here are just a few areas in which S.O.S. can offer assistance: Social networking, help with homework, rides to and from Stennis, housing accommodation upon arrival, proofreaders for papers and presentations, and organization of mock qualifying exams. S.O.S. encourages participation in community and departmental based social and outreach events. S.O.S. aims to foster communication and collaboration between students and scientists across locations, including Stennis, USM Gulf Park, USM GCRL and USM Hattiesburg campus locations.

President: Antonio Pliru | Email:

The American Chemical Society - Student Affiliates Chapter USM

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:

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 ofWISEmembers..

President: Cassandra Reese | Email: