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Student Organizations

The College of Agriculture faculty encourages our students to become involved in campus life by joining student organizations, especially those related to their disciplines. Listed below are clubs and organizations associated with the College of Agriculture.

Agribusiness Club 
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Bert Greenwalt - bertg@AState.edu

A social and professional organization for all majors with an interest in agricultural production, marketing or agricultural communications. Activities include tours of local agribusiness and guest speakers from industry leaders.

Ag Systems Technology Club
Faculty Advisor: Dr. John Nowlin - jnowlin@AState.edu

The purpose of this organization is to engage, learn, and grow with agriculture technology industry leaders located in Arkansas. This club will expose students to different companies, careers, and opportunities throughout their time involved, as well as go to agriculture technology events to learn innovative technologies used in today’s agricultural practices. The Ag Technology Club’s ultimate goal is to bring students interested in agriculture technology to future jobs once they graduate from Arkansas State University.

Alpha Tau Alpha
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Nina Crutchfield - ncrutchfield@AState.edu

A national honorary organization which promotes the highest ideals and standards of the Agricultural Education profession by enabling closer relationships with individuals who have chosen teaching or a related field within agriculture.

Collegiate Farm Bureau 
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jacob Manlove - jmanlove@AState.edu

Our mission as a student organization is to enhance agricultural leaders, develop citizenship among participants, provide networking opportunities, educate individuals of the importance of agriculture and how Farm Bureau works as a voice for agriculture through the county and national organization, and to learn the importance and need for community-minded individuals who will lead, teach, and serve as leaders in their community. 

Delta Tau Alpha 
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Bud Kennedy - dkennedy@AState.edu

An honorary society for students majoring in any field of agriculture. It is open to students who have completed at least 45 hours of course work, 12 of which must have been in agriculture, and have a GPA in the upper 35% of all students in the College of Agriculture.

Equine Club 
Faculty Advisor: Ms. Cassie Burdett - cburdett@AState.edu

The purpose of the Equine Club is to educate A-State students about the history, understanding, use, and care of horses. We provide a safe learning environment for students with no prior experience to develop proper horsemanship skills. We also compete in some local and state competitions and host equine related events at ASU. All majors are welcome to join the Equine Club.

FFA Alumni
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Nina Crutchfield - ncrutchfield@AState.edu

For students who want to continue their leadership development while at the university. We are affiliated with the national FFA organization.  Membership is open to all who are pursuing a degree in agriculture and/or were in the FFA in high school. The goals and purposes of the organization are to develop leadership, provide recreational and educational activities or programs, provide a service function to the Agricultural Education profession and support scholarly activity.

Pre-Veterinary Medicine Club 
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jerica Rich - jerich@AState.edu

Promotes leadership skills and provides opportunities for members to develop friendships with others interested in veterinary medicine.  Membership is open to all students interested in veterinary medicine. The club holds regular meetings, attends seminars related to veterinary medicine, visits with practicing veterinarians, and tours veterinary schools.

Sigma Alpha Sorority
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jerica Rich - jerich@AState.edu

A professional agricultural sorority named for "Sisters in Agriculture."