NCSU CALS Academic Programs -Clubs & Organizations

Let's talk about having some fun - fun with a focus!  Get involved in a CALS club. Learn about career opportunities in your major. Help with service projects. Hone your leadership skills. Make friends. There are many clubs and organizations for CALS students interested in furthering their awareness of issues within their areas of academic, social and career interests. For information on specific clubs, check the following list. Click on the club name to go to the club website (available for most of the clubs). Many other clubs and organizations exist on campus. Some are for sports or social groups. The university maintains a complete list of registered clubs at the website: http://clubs.ncsu.edu.

Clubs and Organizations - Adviser Contacts - Websites
Agri-Life Council

nthai@ncsu.edu
scott_troutman@ncsu.edu
jonathan_phillips@ncsu.edu
lisa_parks@ncsu.edu

 

A representative body of all of the official CALS clubs. Strives to voice the opinions and desires of all CALS students. Promotes leadership and enthusiasm in areas of agriculture and life sciences.
Agricultural and Extension Education Club

barry_croom@ncsu.edu
dwjones@ncsu.edu

Supports and advances agricultural education programs,  Cooperative Extension programs, and organizations associated with agricultural and extension education.
Agribusiness/NAMA Club guido_vdh@ncsu.edu
fred_parker@ncsu.edu
Students network with agricultural industry professionals. The marketing team participates in national NAMA competitions.
Agricultural Institute Club russ@ncsu.edu Promotes leadership, community, scholarship and friendship, aids in the technological advancement of agriculture and supports CALS
Agronomy Club

ljunruh@ncsu.edu
dan_israel@ncsu.edu
 

Promotes interest in agriculture, educates the general public about the importance of agriculture, encourages student-faculty interactions and enhances students' understanding of local and global agricultural industries

Alpha Gamma Rho

No website link currently available

dana_hanson@ncsu.edu
charlie_main@ncsu.edu
william_flowers@ncsu.edu

A social-professional agricultural fraternity for men. Develops leaders in the field and classroom.
Alpha Zeta honor Fraternity (Co-Ed)

casey_reynolds@ncsu.edu
herman_sampson@ncsu.edu
scott_whisnant@ncsu.edu

Co-Ed honor fraternity. Promotes agriculture on campus and in the community. Core values are scholarship, character, leadership and fellowship.
American Red Cross Ambassadors "ARCA" robert_beckmann@ncsu.edu Serves as a link between NC State students and the service activities of the local Red Cross chapter.
Animal Science Career Opportunities scott_whisnant@ncsu.edu Club for Animal Science students and other majors who want to explore career paths other than Veterinary Medicine
Animal Science Club Scott_whisnant@ncsu.edu Students interested in promoting and providing interactions with livestock industries and producers
Bass Pack Club wjwhite2@ncsu.edu 
crwood2@ncsu.edu
Improve skills and share knowledge and experiences of bass fishing
Biochemistry Club james-knopp@ncsu.edu Stimulate interest, provide academic support and career advice to students in Biochemistry
Biotechnology Club sue_carson@ncsu.edu Promote interest in Biotechnology, provide career advice and encourage fellowship among students and faculty
CALS Ambassadors

tricia_buddin@ncsu.edu
mkahn@ncsu.edu

Student voice of the College and serve as the liaison between the campus and the community
CALS Undergraduate Journal Club gerry_luginbuhl@ncsu.edu Familiarize students with advanced literature in science and improve skills of understanding, presenting and debating current topics of active research
Campus Toastmasters ted_feitshans@ncsu.edu Promote communication and leadership skills in a supportive atmosphere
CERES Women's Agricultural Fraternity

sylvia_blankenship@ncsu.edu
cjcobb@ncsu.edu
bwilson@ncsu.edu

Sisterhood for women from rural backgrounds who share an interest in agriculture.
Collegiate 4-H Club

amber_nead @ncsu.edu
alyssa_degreenia@ncsu.edu

Continuation of the 4-H Past the Youth program. Provides service to 4-H, the university and the surrounding community 
Collegiate FFA jason_davis@ncsu.edu Provides opportunities to develop agricultural leaders and provide social and service activities for members
Colleigiate Horseman's Association
 
shannon_pratt@ncsu.edu Interest in equine-related opportunities. No horse ownership or experience
Companion Animal Club

kim_ange@ncsu.edu

Students from all majors  interested in enhancing their knowledge of companion animals
Dairy Science Club steve_washburn@ncsu.edu
daniel_poole@ncsu.edu
khingawa@ncsu.edu
Promote and stimulate interest in the dairy industry
Delta Tau Alpha Honor Society

john_russ@ncsu.edu
frances_stroup@ncsu.edu

Promote academic scholarship in the Agricultural Institute as well as public service in and around the community
Food Science Club

fletcher_arrit@ncsu.edu
keith_harris@ncsu.edu

Encourage leadership and a fuller understanding of the scope of food science and technology within the university and the community
Golf Course Superintendents Assn. of America charles_peacock @ncsu.edu Introduce members to opportunities within the Golf Course Management curriculum
Herpetology Club harold_heatwole@ncsu.edu Amateur herpetologists involved in research, fellowship and education
Horticulture Club

barbara_fair@ncsu.edu
helen_kraus@ncsu.edu
lee_ivy@ncsu.edu

Promote science of horticulture to the university community and general.  Promote scholarships, fellowship and leadership through positive student/faculty  relationships
International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering marcelo_anderson@ncsu.edu Student chapter increases awareness of employment opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry.
Jeffersonians Club

robert_beckmann@ncsu.edu
kimler@ncsu.edu
ghelkan@unity.ncsu.edu
john_riddle@ncsu.edu

Designed for students interested in both science and humanistic disciplines.
March of Dimes Collegiate Council melissa_scherpereel@ncsu.edu Educate college women about the benefits of healthy lifestyles to help prevent birth defects
Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS) lisa_guion@ncsu.edu Academic support group for pre-medical and other pre-health students preparing for professional school.
National Society of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences

ed_lindsay@ncsu.edu
leon_boyd@ncsu.edu
thomas_easley@ncsu.edu

Promote agricultural and related sciences among ethnic minorities by developing a sense of responsibility to give back to the community and charitable causes
NCSU Chapter of the American Society of Agricultural and BIological Engineers

mari_chinn@ncsu.edu
michael_boyette@ncsu.edu
mwveal@ncsu.edu

Provide academic guidance to students with interests in engineering.  Information provided regarding career and leadership opportunities, and community service
Plant Biology Club chad_jordan@ncsu.edu Provide a resource for those interested in Botany
Poultry Science Club

mike_williams@ncsu.edu
lynn_worley-davis@ncsu.edu

Promote poultry and fellowship among agricultural students
Pre-Health Club and Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Fraternity anita_flick@ncsu.edu Committed to prepare pre-professional students for their careers as well as provide outside opportunities to the community
Pre-Veterinary Medical Association Shweta_Trivedi@ncsu.edu Club allows students to explore multiple paths within the veterinary field, providing opportunities for interaction through scholarship, leadership and fellowship   
Sigma Alpha Professional Agriculture Sorority Ashleigh Stephens-President:
ansteph4@ncsu.edu

Allison Dunn-Rush Chair: ajdunn@ncsu.edu
Women with agricultural interests develop lasting relationships and explore career opportunities, participate in community and leadership activities
WolfPack Quail Unlimited jesse_grimes@ncsu.edu Promote wildlife habitat development and management for conservation ehancement, and propagation of wild quail and upland birds. Assist youth with information at state, local and national levels
Young Scientist Club bill_roberts@ncsu.edu Enrich students' experiences in the sciences through tutoring, demonstrations, science fair judging between NC State and local elementary and middle schools

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