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Employers are not only looking to hire graduates that are well rounded in experiences inside but also outside the classroom. Participating in a student club or organization is as much a part of the college experience as attending lectures and taking finals.
Student clubs are a great way to meet new people who share your interests, enthusiasm, build your resume/cv, and to make friendships that will last a lifetime.
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.
- Advisors – Brandon Justice, Amy Wright, Doston Nichols, Mykel Taylor, Max Runge
- President – Abigail Grigson
Ag Peer Mentors
The 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.
Ag Hill Communications
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, Comer Connection, for the college’s student body.
- Advisors – Paul Hollis
- President – Bethanie Hartzog
Ag Hill Social
Ag Hill Social is a group of creatives who gather and create content for the COA social media accounts, including our departmental accounts. Members (AKA our content creators) create weekly photography projects, social media content, videos, and work on navigating photo/video skills. Content Creators gain access to all things ag, as well as exclusive photo shoot locations.
To apply or inquire, please email Sarah-Beth Allred below.
- Advisors – Sarah-Beth Allred
- President – Taylor Sondgeroth
Agriculture Student Council
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 – Collin Dorrill
- Vice President – Hunter Robinson
- Student Relations Chair – Abigail Lane
- Public Relations Chair – Keri Shipman
- Treasurer – Andrew Sands
- Event Chair – Brooke Newell
- Cabinet member – Garret Springs
- Secretary – Colt Hunter
American Fisheries Society
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.
American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers (ASABE)
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.
Auburn Biotechnology Society
Auburn Landscape & Nursery Association (AULNA)
The Auburn student chapter of Landscape & Nursery Association (AULNA) connects students to those in the Horticultural Industry through interactions at meetings to outdoor activities. 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 are given the opportunity to meet with companies and see how they can grow within the green industry. Students also make industry contacts for internships and job opportunities.
- Advisor –
- President – Reid Chandler
Auburn Young Farmers
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.
Block & Bridle Club
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.
Collegiate Cattlemen & Cattlewomen
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 comaraderie among students.
We are an auxiliary of the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association and seek to acquaint students with industry leaders and meat scientists in the industry, and provide students with the opportunity to become more successful in the work field.
Auburn University Collegiate FFAs mission is to promote agriculture throughout Alabama and the Auburn campus; provide opportunities for leadership and professional and career development for members; and to serve the agricultural education community.
Collegiate Horsemen's Association
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.
Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences Club
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.
Crop, Soil & Environmental Science Graduate Student Association
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
Food Science Club
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.
F.S. Arant Entomology Club
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
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.
IHSA Equestrian Team
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
Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources & Related Sciences (MANRRS)
- Advisor – Michelle Cole
- President –
National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA)
The Auburn student chapter of NAMA represents students interested in careers in agribusiness and aims to help them develop marketing, management, communication and leadership skills and to introduce them to the career contact network.
Organic Garden Club
The goal of the Organic Garden Club is to provide hands-on education about natural growing methods for edible and medicinal plants.
A space for people who are looking to get in touch with growing fresh produce and fungi by building the soil using vermicomposting and composting methods.
As a club, they will search out and bring together different natural growing methods to maximize efficiency of farming techniques.
Poultry Science Club
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.
Pre-Veterinary Medical Association
This group includes pre-veterinary students who share interest in veterinary medicine and love 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.
Sigma Alpha - Beta ETA Chapter
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 Excelling in Agriculture.
Soil Judging Team
Join our Soil Judging team and learn about soil morphology in order to use your knowledge against other southeastern and national colleges. Soil contestants arrive at various soil pits and are expected to correctly identify, evaluate, classify, and describe four soil profiles.
For more information, email the coach Joey Shaw.
Turf Bowl Team
The goals of USAS :
- To provide an organized forum for the discussion of aquaculture between students and professionals of USAS.
- To improve communication among aquaculture students and to promote USAS activities at the student and local level.
- To increase representation of student membership in the USAS.
- To provide professional opportunities for leadership.
- To provide unique, aquaculture opportunities that is not already found at Auburn.
- To communicate meetings and activities to both members and non-members in a professional timeframe.
- To learn and network as a diverse community in aquaculture.
- To collaborate with AFS to improve the School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (SFAAS) at Auburn University for students, staff and faculty.
- To promote sustainable aquaculture to the public as outreach.
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National & International Orgs
- American Society of Agronomy (ASA) – A progressive international scientific and professional society that empowers scientists, educators and practitioners in developing, disseminating and applying agronomic solutions to feed and sustain the world.
- Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) – An international scientific society that fosters the mission of plant science for a better world.
- Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) – A progressive international scientific society that fosters the transfer of knowledge and practices to sustain global soils.
- Student Conservation Association – A national organizational for students and future conservation leaders.