Clubs & Organizations

Make the most of your Auburn experience by getting involved in at least one student organization. Campus-wide, Auburn has 300 student clubs, 23 of which are in the College of Agriculture. Browse our groups, find your passion and join.

As the official representatives of the College of Agriculture, the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station and the Ag Alumni Association, Ag Ambassadors promote the college and Auburn University.

Advisor:
Brandon Justice

President:
Doston Nichols

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The College of Ag Peer Mentors serve to enhance the academic advising services and professional development of undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture. Mentor responsibilities include supplementing academic advising services, increasing awareness of and participation in career developments activities, and providing targeted workshops for students to enhance academic performance. Mentors are available to answer questions and provide guidance from a student’s perspective in regards to advising and academic matters, as well insight on high-impact experiences such as internships, study abroad, and undergraduate research.

Advisor:
Megan Ross 

Megan Adamson

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Ag Hill Communications is an organization for Agricultural Communications majors and others interested in the communication field. This is a student-operated communication firm specializing in graphic design, social media, media relations, photo/video, event planning and web management. Each semester, members produce a publication—for the college’s student body.

Advisor:
Paul Hollis

President:
Maggie Smith

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The Ag Council functions as a voice for the College of Agriculture’s student body to College faculty and administration as well as the SGA. The Council also works to develop and retain students by hosting social events, career fairs, and philanthropy events. Membership is open to all.

Advisor:
Megan Ross

President:
Dan Wendland

SGA Senator:
Becky Hawkins

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The Auburn Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is a professional organization open to any Auburn student interested in fisheries or aquaculture. The chapter promotes professional development, outreach and scholarships. The club also tries to involve the local and regional communities through public education programs and habitat clean up and restoration projects. Meetings are held the first Thursday of every month (summer term excluded) in the AFS reading room in the basement of Swingle Hall.

Advisor:
Matthew Catalano

President:
Henry Hershey

Biosystems Engineering students are active in the student branch of ASABE, the society for engineering in agricultural, food, forest and biological systems. They participate in many activities on and off campus. These include competing in the international quarter-scale tractor design competition and participating in regional and international ASABE meetings.

Advisor:
 Tim McDonald

President:
Walter Kendrick

The Auburn Young Farmers organization seeks to develop leadership training and experience; expand varied interests of young, rural Alabamians; create awareness of the problems that face today’s young farmers; promote better understanding of agribusiness; broaden the understanding about the organization, operation and policies of the Alabama Farmers Federation; and give Alabama’s young farmers the opportunity to have a vital voice in Alabama and its government. In addition to regular meetings, activities include Youth Leadership Camps, charity drives, Ag Hill and campus activities and other events.

Advisor:
Kim Mullenix

President:
Clay Tucker

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The Auburn University Block and Bridle Club focuses on developing skills needed in the professional world of animal agriculture. The club participates in and puts on several events throughout the year to give members experience and build relationships with people throughout the industry. These events increase knowledge of the industry, provide the opportunity and ability to work with and handle livestock, expand leadership skills and bring together students of a common interest.

Advisors:
Boyd Brady

President:
Ellie Amerson

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This club is open to any undergraduate or graduate student with any interest in pre-and post-harvest cattle production or cooking and preparation of meat. The purpose of the club is to promote knowledge, activities and comradery among students. We are an auxiliary of the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association and seek to acquaint students with industry leaders and and provide students with the opportunity to become more successful in the work field. Activities of this association acquaint students with meat scientists in the industry and provide students with the opportunity to become successful in the work field.

Advisor:
Mallory Beck

Lawrence Hamberlin

President:
Matthew Palmer

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Auburn University Collegiate FFAs mission is to promote agriculture throughout Alabama and campus; provide opportunities for leadership, professional, and career development for members and to serve the agricultural education community.

Advisor:
Meredith Hall

President:
Alexis Dunn

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Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences Club is a professional organization for students who are interested in agriculture, sustainability and environmental sciences. Joining is a great way to network with like-minded individuals and discuss relevant agriculture issues. The CSES Club is a student division of the American Society of Agronomy in which we participate in events sponsored by SASES, such as national meetings. Other activities include monthly meetings with guest speakers and a sweet corn sale, our main fundraising event.

Advisor:
Audrey Gamble

President:
Richie Price

Food Science is an exciting multidisciplinary scientific field where concepts of chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, engineering, and nutrition are used to develop and produce food products that are safe, tasty, healthy and economical. This club is open to students who want to learn more about the food they consume and opportunities in the Food Science sector.

Advisor:
Leonard Bell

President:
Amanda Marinello

 

This club is open to all students who have a passion for horses and related activities. Members learn about different aspects of the horse industry from professionals in equine-related fields and have hands-on experience related to the care and handling of horses. Owning a horse is not a requirement.

Advisor:
Grey Parks

President:
Tessa Burgess

The Horticulture Club is a service-oriented organization aimed at teaching others the basics of plant production and gardening. Membership is open to all students interested in fruit, vegetable, and ornamental plant gardening, regardless of major. Join to learn and get a hand-on experience in growing the fruits, vegetables, and flowers you love, while serving the community.

Advisors:
James Spiers 

President:
Courtney Eagle

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MANRRS is the largest minority-focused organization for professionals and students (junior high school through doctoral programs). It is the goal of our organization to provide them with the support to become productive citizens by engagement in leadership development activities, educational opportunities, job readiness training, and facilitating internship placement and permanent employment, with special emphasis on agriculture, natural resources and related sciences.

Advisor:

 Michelle Cole

President:

The Auburn student chapter of Landscape & Nursery Association (LNA) gives students professional opportunities in horticulture. Meetings frequently include speakers from industry, and each spring, members travel to the national competitions where they compete in events relating to all areas of the horticulture industry. Students also make industry contacts for internships and job opportunities.

Advisor:

President:
Reid Chandler

The Poultry Science Club exposes students to the poultry industry and strengthens their relationships with departmental faculty and industry leaders. Club activities include sales of smoked birds, sponsorship of the His Place chicken project and community education on poultry related topics.The club also helps recruit qualified students into the College of Agriculture. Membership is open to anyone interested in any aspect of the poultry industry.

Advisors:
Wallace Berry

President:
Katie Martin

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This group includes pre-veterinary students who share interest in veterinary medicine and love of animals. Members learn about the expectations associated with pre-veterinary and veterinary education and the veterinary profession and build strong friendships with other pre-vet students. Club activities include panel discussions with current vet students and dinner outings. PVMA is open to students in all majors and colleges at Auburn.

Advisor:
Terry Brandebourg

President:
Bryanna Meredith

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Sigma Alpha is a professional agricultural sorority that promotes scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship among its members. The sorority was found in 1978 at Ohio State University by five women who wanted an alternative to the social Greek sorority system. We support Ag in the Classroom as our national service project.  We are dedicated to the motto: Women Exceling in Agriculture.

Advisor:
Pam Haney

President:
Tanner Quick

The Agribusiness Club is a student organization designed to help students develop
their potential for future employers by encouraging them, supporting them, and
working with them in any way possible.
 

Advisor:
 Ashley Aston      

President: 
Ben Rush

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The goal of the Organic Garden Club is to provide hands-on education about natural growing methods for edible and medicinal plants.

As a club, they will search out and bring together different natural growing methods to maximize efficiency of farming techniques.

Advisor:
Daniel Wells 

President:
Jonathan Lillebo

The goals of USAS : 

  1. To provide an organized forum for the discussion of aquaculture between students and professionals of USAS.
  2. To improve communication among aquaculture students and to promote USAS activities at the student and local level.
  3. To increase representation of student membership in the USAS.
  4. To provide professional opportunities for leadership.
  5. To provide unique, aquaculture opportunities that is not already found at Auburn.
  6. To communicate meetings and activities to both members and non-members in a professional timeframe.
  7. To learn and network as a diverse community in aquaculture.
  8. To collaborate with AFS to improve the School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (SFAAS) at Auburn University for students, staff and faculty.
  9. To promote sustainable aquaculture to the public as outreach.

 Advisor:
David Cline

President: 
Mike Coogan

The Auburn student chapter of NAMA represents students interested in careers in agribusiness, to help them develop marketing, management, communication and leadership skills, and to introduce them to the career contact network. 

 

The IHSA program promotes competition for riders of all skill levels, who compete individually and as teams at Regional, Zone and National levels. Here at Auburn we as a team emphasize the importance of horsemanship and community service while improving competitive riding for all skill levels.

 Advisor: 
Lisa Dorsey

President:

We are an organization for students, graduate and undergraduate, staff, and faculty members, who are interested in entomology and plant pathology. We organize group activities, educational seminars, educational outreach, and departmental events. All students, faculty and staff who are interested in entomology and plant pathology are welcome to join us at any of our events. 

Advisor:

President:
Autumn McLaughlin

Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences Graduate Student Organization is a group of graduate students working together to promote networking among students and professionals with similar agricultural interests. Social and educational opportunities will foster professional career development and encourage the exchange of ideas. 

Advisor:

President:
Frances Browne