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PLEASE NOTE:  Student Organizations are in the process of registering for the 2017-2018 year.  If you do not find what you are looking for, toggle to 2016-2017 in the drop-down menu to find the student organization information there.

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Departmental Organizations

Adult & Higher Education Graduate Student Club

Purpose:
Our mission is to create community, provide support, and celebrate successes among graduate students in the Department of Education.
Club Email:
President:
Amanda Obery 216-346-4897
Advisor:
Dr. Bryce Hughes 994-6419
Department Affiliation:
Department of Education
Meetings:
Keywords:
Education, Graduate, Support

American Society of Civil Engineers

Purpose:
The mission of our organization is to inspire and encourage young civil engineers and prepare them for the future. We strive to mentor younger students in their academic careers and help them to learn outside the classroom while providing a fun and interesting atmosphere that enables us to involve our community and school in a positive manner.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Kyle Brewster 503-309-6141
Advisor:
Michael Berry 406-994-1566
Department Affiliation:
Civil Engineering Department
Meetings:
Generally every other Tuesday at 5pm Cobleigh 429
Membership Requirements:
Student Membership with ASCE
Keywords:
civil engineering, asce, professional

Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Student Association

Purpose:
The Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Student Association exists to strengthen the chemistry and biochemistry graduate
student community with the aims of serving the needs and improving the experiences and research quality of the current
graduate students.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Casey Kennedy 406-672-4695
Advisor:
Doreen Brown 406-994-4802
Department Affiliation:
Chemistry Biochemistry Department
Meetings:
Membership Requirements:
Graduate student in the chemistry biochemistry department
Keywords:
MSU Chem Biochem GSA

Ecology Club

Purpose:
To bring scientists in from around the country to speak and interact with the Ecology department, or other interested organizations.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Kathleen Carroll 4802973106
Advisor:
Laura Burkle 994-7223
Department Affiliation:
Ecology Department
Meetings:
Lewis 304 3:30 Pm
Keywords:
science, seminar, Ecology, Wildlife, Fisheries

Finance Club

Purpose:
The mission of the Club is to create connections between finance students, faculty, and professionals while promoting finance related activities that help inform and prepare students for a career in the financial sector.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
William Cronk 406-471-0373
Advisor:
Gary Caton 994-6190
Department Affiliation:
JJCBE
Meetings:
Membership Requirements:
Interest in Finance.
Keywords:
Business, Finance, Club

Graphic Design Guild

Purpose:
To educate our members as well as the community on the importance and utility of graphic design. We also hope to grow student's skills, abilities, knowledge and interest in the subject.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Daniel Damschen 1-406-274-0169
Advisor:
Meta Newhouse 406-600-6532
Department Affiliation:
Graphic Design Dept.
Meetings:
Membership Requirements:
We welcome Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors of any major to join our organization and be introduced to the wonderful graphic design community we have here in Bozeman, Montana. All we ask is that you have a desire to expand your knowledge of graph
Keywords:
graphic, design, guild

Institute of Transportation Engineers @ MSU

Purpose:
The purpose of ITE-MSU is to promote the field of transportation engineering throughout MSU and to provide educational and career-building opportunities for our members.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Matthew Campbell (907) 321-8202
Advisor:
Ahmed Al-Kaisy 406-994-6116
Department Affiliation:
Department of Civil Engineering
Meetings:
Keywords:
MSU - ITE - Engineering, Civil Engineering, Transportation

Montana Student Dietetic Association

Purpose:
The Montana Student Dietetic Association strives to enrich the well-being of students with a common interest in food and nutrition by emphasizing student involvement in the community, providing resources to promote academic success, offering insight into professional and advanced education opportunities, sharing up-to-date nutrition research with members, and assisting in the preparation of students for application to a dietetic internship program and the licensure examination to become a Registered Dietitian.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Courtney Kawamoto 503-863-8689
Advisor:
Melody Anacker 406-994-6337
Department Affiliation:
Health and Human Development
Meetings:
Dues:
$15 for T-shirt and membership
Keywords:
nutrition, dietetics, msda, food

Montana Student Nurses Association Bozeman Campus

Purpose:
To mentor students preparing for initial licensure as registered nurses and to convey the standards, ethics, and skills that
students will need as responsible and accountable leaders and members of the profession.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Carlin Benzel 509-714-3697
Advisor:
Kathy Damberger (406) 994-2763
Department Affiliation:
College of Nursing
Meetings:
Last Monday of every month from 12-1pm
Membership Requirements:
Any MSU student interested in nursing or in the nursing program
Dues:
There is no cost for the local chapter.
Keywords:
Nurse, nursing, healthcare

Montana WWAMI Medical Student Association

Purpose:
The purposes of the Montana WWAMI MSA include representing student interests and concerns to the WWAMI administration and faculty, developing educational and community initiatives, planning and funding of various social and recreational events, and the organization of discussions and tours for medical school applicants.
Club Email:
President:
Bradford Huff 619-772-2200
Advisor:
Whitney Foster 994-4411
Department Affiliation:
WWAMI Medical Education Program
Meetings:
Membership Requirements:
Enrolled in WWAMI Medical Program at MSU
Keywords:
WWAMI, medical, students

Phi Sigma Tau (Philosophy Society)

Purpose:
To get people involved in Philosophy, open minds to new ideas and critical thinking.
Club Email:
President:
Alice Lesowski 406-291-0189
Advisor:
Dan Flory 406-994-5209
Department Affiliation:
Philosophy
Meetings:
Dues:
$25 if one wishes to be a part of the honors socie
Keywords:
Philosophy, Ethics, Wisdom

Robocats

Purpose:
Design, build, and test a fully autonomous robotic submarine with the end goal being to compete in an international competition hosted in San Diego every year. The goal of the team and the competition is to advance the world's understanding of and technology pertaining to autonomous vehicles (e.g. self-driving cars, drones) and subsea exploration.

2017-2018 will be our team's eighth year competing.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Kirby Overman 360-927-4669
Advisor:
Todd Kaiser 994-7276
Meetings:
Tuesday 5pm - 6pm in Cobleigh 521
Membership Requirements:
Background in and/or currently studying computer, electrical, or mechanical engineering, computer science, or business/marketing.
Keywords:
Engineering, Robotics, Autonomy

Society Of Women Engineers

Purpose:
Stimulate women so that they may achieve full potential as engineering students at Montana State University, as well as demonstrate the value of diversity.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Tara Sundsted 406-281-0331
Advisor:
Stephanie Wettstein 406-994-5928
Department Affiliation:
College of Engineering
Meetings:
Keywords:
Women, engineering, diversity

SPIE Student Chapter

Purpose:
SPIE is an international society advancing an interdisciplinary approach to the science and application of light. The student chapter at MSU is for students interested in the field of optics and photonics. Our primary activities include outreach activities for the community and schools; touring local optics companies; and finding and inviting speakers
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Martin Tauc 503-593-9957
Advisor:
Joseph Shaw (406) 994-7261
Department Affiliation:
Optical Technology Center
Meetings:
Keywords:
optics, lasers, SPIE, physics, engineering, photonics, OSA, light

Topological Data Analysis at MSU

Purpose:
Topological Data Analysis (TDA) was developed to study the "shape" of data. Our goal is to increase interest and knowledge in this field among MSU students. Weekly meetings consist of student presentations on topics ranging from abstract theory to applied/interdisciplinary projects using TDA.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Robin Belton 410-279-1500
Advisor:
Brittany Fasy (406) 994-4804
Meetings:
Keywords:
TDA, topological data analysis, computer science, math, statistics, topology


Honorary Organizations

Beta Gamma Sigma

Purpose:
The Mission of Beta Gamma Sigma is to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business. We strive to cultivate, pursue, and celebrate personal and professional excellence in the practice of business in Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Joel Benson 406-551-3399
Advisor:
Susan Dana 406-994-1776
Department Affiliation:
Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship
Meetings:
Membership Requirements:
Student in the Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship. Must be ranked in the top 10% of the Junior class or top 10% of the senior Class or top 20% of the Graduate student class. Must be invited by Beta Gamma Sigma and pay a lifetime $67
Dues:
$67 (Lifetime Membership)
Keywords:
business, honor, society

National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Purpose:
Bring a group of high achieving scholars together to grow academically.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Hannah Erickson 770-519-7032
Advisor:
Dawn Major 994-3214
Department Affiliation:
Honors College
Meetings:
Membership Requirements:
Minimum 3.4 GPA
Dues:
$90 one time fee
Keywords:
Honor, Leadership, Service

Phi Upsilon Omicron

Purpose:
Mission Statement: Phi Upsilon Omicron, an honor society in the integrated field of family and consumer sciences, offers an environment empowering lifelong learning, leadership building, and ethical and scholastic excellence.
Purpose:
1. Recognize and promote academic excellence
2. Enhance qualities of leadership by providing opportunities for service; and
3. Encourage lifelong learning and commitment to advance family and consumer sciences and related areas.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Devon Goldhammer 406-855-6924
Advisor:
Sandy Osborne 994-5007
Department Affiliation:
Health and Human Development
Meetings:
Membership Requirements:
Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, must be majoring in family and consumer sciences or one of its related areas in an institution where a chapter is established, must exhibit the potential for professional and community leadership
Dues:
$65 fee
Keywords:
honor society, family and consumer science, leadership

Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE)

Purpose:
Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) was established to recognize the academic achievements of undergraduate and graduate students in the Gianforte School of Computing. UPE is an international organization that was established in 1967 at Texas A&M. It was the first and only international honor society in the Computing and Information disciplines. Today, we hope to acknowledge the hard work of our students and connect them to their peers as well as a well-known honor society in computer science discipline.
Club Email:
President:
Courtney Linder 406-925-2454
Advisor:
Department Affiliation:
Gianforte School of Computing
Meetings:
Membership Requirements:
Must have a 3.7 GPA Must be a Computer Science major Must be in the top 35% of the class However, events we organize (induction ceremony, speakers) are open to more than just the members of the National society of UPE.
Keywords:
Honor Society, Computer Science, UPE


Recreational Organizations

Bozeman Kickboxing Club

Purpose:
The Bozeman Kickboxing Club's mission is to provide a free and safe way for the students of MSU and the members of the Bozeman community to learn and practice kickboxing, and to provide those who already kickbox a place to hone their skills and practice sparring.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
John Landers 760-710-7553
Advisor:
Thomas Patrick Donovan 406-994-4110
Meetings:
Tues and Thur 7:30 -9:30 pm, Rm 175 Fitness Center
Keywords:
Kickboxing, Boxing, Martial Arts

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Club

Purpose:
Our mission is to provide MSU students access to quality Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training for the purposes of fitness, stress relief,
and self defense. We hold three classes per week for our members. We help people develop confidence that contributes to
their being successful academically as well as in later life. We also introduce them to a healthy lifestyle that they can continue
indefinitely after graduating MSU.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Erik Boerner 651-252-9693
Advisor:
Brock LaMeres 406-994-5987
Meetings:
Martial arts room at Hosaeus, 8:00 Tuse, Wed, Thur
Membership Requirements:
Must pay membership dues per semester
Dues:
50.00
Keywords:
Martial Art, Jiu-Jitsu, Self Defense

Break Dance Club at MSU

Purpose:
To create a place where people can come together and learn dance from each other. All styles welcome.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Alexander Lee 253-306-0708
Advisor:
Amanda Blaker 406-994-7166
Meetings:
Keywords:
Break Dance, Hip-hop, Dance

Country Dance Club at MSU

Purpose:
We strive to provide students and community members a safe and fun-filled evening by hosting a dance every Friday night. We also offer lessons to anyone interested in learning country dance, including modern swing, line dancing, and two- and three-step. So bring your dancing boots and join us next Friday night!
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Kaitlyn Gross 509-432-4087
Advisor:
Kathleen Taylor 994-5475
Meetings:
Romney Gym, Fridays 8pm-11:30pm
Keywords:
Dance, swing, country

SwingCats

Purpose:
The SwingCats are a student-run organization located on the Montana State University campus. We host dances, events, and workshops for anyone and everyone, students and community members alike. Our focus is on vintage swing dancing, but we welcome dancers and art forms of all shapes and sizes.

The SwingCats’ mission is to dance, teach, and promote awareness of vintage swing dancing, specializing in all realms of Lindy Hop, Balboa, and Blues, to share and enjoy the music and culture, to provide a safe and fun environment for everyone to enjoy dance, and to continually pursue personal growth on the social dance floor.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Jason Baide 406-539-3973
Advisor:
Jackie Wilson 406-994-4411
Meetings:
Romney Gym, Saturdays at 7pm
Keywords:
dance, swing, music

Tabletop Brigade

Purpose:
To provide a fun atmosphere where people can make new friends and relax during the week by playing a wide variety of tabletop games. We strive to bring individuals into supportive groups and help them establish themselves socially in their environment.
Club Email:
President:
Gabe Duane Gilbertson 1(406) 600-0990
Advisor:
Sheila Gilbertson 406-994-3537
Meetings:
Keywords:
tabletop, games, role playing games, board games, card games, dice

Tennis Club at MSU

Purpose:
Recreational, weekly indoor tennis free-for-all type of play. If you want to hit the ball, volley, practice, or play matches with other members, that's what we are about. People new to tennis are also encouraged to come learn the sport!
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Joakim Sandor 551-265-4381
Advisor:
Suzi Taylor 994-7957
Meetings:
Membership Requirements:
A desire to play tennis.
Dues:
$15/semester
Keywords:
Tennis, MSU, Club


Religious/Spiritual

Collegians For Christ

Purpose:
To teach the word of God and to lead folks to the Lord.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Jesse E Vaccaro 406-925-2233
Advisor:
Jennifer Thomson 406-994-7434
Meetings:
Gaines 148, Tuesday 6:30pm
Keywords:
Bible, Study, Christian, Church, Fellowship

Cru

Purpose:
You’ll spend 4 years ( or 7?) of your life in college … incredible friendships, crazy adventures, freedom…it’s awesome! We
believe that life is all about relationships. We were created with a burning desire to be connected to others. We want to be
known by others, yet still loved. We believe that all those longings for the ultimate life can be found in a living breathing
relationship with Jesus Christ. We exist to connect students with Jesus and each other!
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Summer Deeney 951-398-8525
Advisor:
Charles Kankelborg 994- 7853
Department Affiliation:
Cru Global
Meetings:
EFree Church, Wednesdays at 7:30pm
Keywords:
Cru, Christian, Spiritual

Lutheran Student Fellowship

Purpose:
To bring students together to learn about God by answering questions. To strengthen one's faith, doing so in an
environment surrounded by friends.
Club Email:
President:
Zachary Tomac 307-746-8667
Advisor:
Paul Nugent 994-6942
Meetings:
Tuesdays at 7pm, Usually Sub Room #232
Keywords:
Bible Study, Lutheran, religious, church, Christian

Tuesday Nights Together: Methodist Campus Ministry

Purpose:
Building a community of students to talk about faith, share fellowship, make friends, and help in the community.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Alison Snyder (406)794-6581
Advisor:
David Dickensheets 406 994-7874
Meetings:
Christus Collegium, Tuesdays at 6pm-8pm
Keywords:
Methodist, ministry, community

Young Life College

Purpose:
Regardless of a students’ religious background or lack there of, Young Life College offers a fun, accepting community to be a part of while exploring or deepening their faith in Jesus.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Justine McClure 303-746-5284
Advisor:
Kimberly Hartman 994-3284
Meetings:
Tuesday Nights at 8:18 PM
Keywords:
Christian, community, fun


Special Interest Organizations

Association for Women in Computing

Purpose:
The purpose of the Association for Women in Computing is to support current female students in computer science by
connecting them to peers, internships, and professional growth opportunities while working to increase the diversity of
computer science at MSU and make the field more welcoming to everyone. In the process, we aim to grow and ensure the
health of the computer science community of Bozeman and Montana. All students interested in computing and computing
diversity are welcome, not just women.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Hayley Conn (210) 316-3652
Advisor:
Department Affiliation:
School of Computing
Meetings:
Every other Thursday, EPS 347 from 5-6pm
Keywords:
AWC, computing, computer science

Backcountry Hunters and Anglers of Montana State University

Purpose:
The purpose of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers of Montana State University is to promote engagement in and advocate for: backcountry hunting and angling, the conservation of public lands and wilderness, the protection of fish and wildlife that rely on clean water and wilderness, and the public’s access to public lands and the opportunities they provide. The club will serve by creating a community bringing together students, faculty, and staff and providing an environment conducive for growth in knowledge, skill, and passion for public lands, wilderness areas, and backcountry hunting and angling.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Patrick Romano 925-336-0016
Advisor:
Hayes Goosey 406-580-0119
Department Affiliation:
Backcountry Hunters and Anglers
Meetings:
Keywords:
Hunting, fishing, camping, conservation

Big Sky Volunteer Ski Patrol Club

Purpose:
To provide students with comradery and assistance in becoming a Big Sky Volunteer Ski Patroler.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Luke Thompson 303-681-7685
Advisor:
Jerry Johnson 406-994-5164
Meetings:
Membership Requirements:
Must be part of the Big Sky Volunteer Ski Patrol and a student.
Keywords:
Ski, patrol, volunteer

Collegiate FFA

Purpose:
Collegiate FFA enhances the collegiate experience through service and engagement to create premier leaders, enable personal growth and ensure career success.

The object of this society shall be to support and promote the FFA, FFA activities, and agricultural education on local, state and national levels; to provide engagement opportunities to former FFA members and supporters of FFA and agricultural education; to promote greater knowledge of the agricultural industry and support education in agriculture; to cooperate with the local FFA chapter, and FFA at the state and national level; to promote and maintain an appreciation of the American free enterprise system; and to promote the personal development aspect of FFA.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Trevor Motley 406-381-8945
Advisor:
Tracy Dougher 994-6772
Department Affiliation:
Agricultural Education
Meetings:
1st & 3rd Wednesdays at 6:15 in Linfield 243
Keywords:
Agriculture, FFA, Leadership

Crafting Your Community

Purpose:
Our mission is to provide a space for creative students to come together and create for the community.
Club Email:
President:
Monica Denny 831-588-6985
Advisor:
Laura J. Black 994-2056
Meetings:
Mondays at 7pm
Keywords:
crafts, art, community

Fly Fishing Club at MSU

Purpose:
We are the Fly Fishing Club at MSU. We aim to educate people of all skill levels about the art of fly fishing, conservation, and our local area. We meet weekly during the school year and hold events to further the members knowledge about local waters and conservation issues. We are formerly known as the Bozo Trout Bums
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Connor Erickson 253-347-2218
Advisor:
Bonnie Hickey 406-994-3242
Meetings:
Thursdays @ 6pm, see Facebook for location
Dues:
$20/year
Keywords:
Fly fishing, outdoors, conservation

Graduate Women In Science and Engineering

Purpose:
WISE is a student run organization which exists to support female graduate students in science, social science, math and engineering. WISE provides professional and social development opportunities by creating a support system and an active dialogue focusing on issues unique to women in science.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Casey Kennedy 406-672-4695
Advisor:
Abigail Richards 406-994-5926
Meetings:
Keywords:
science, engineering, WISE, STEM, graduate, women

Growth International Volunteer Excursions (GIVE) at Montana State University

Purpose:
Our purpose is to educate and empower MSU students to become global citizens through both activism and volunteerism activities in both local and international settings.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Berette McNaught 952-221-5310
Advisor:
Michelle Grocke (406) 994-4211
Meetings:
Membership Requirements:
Be absolutely STOKED to change the world!
Keywords:
Volunteer, travel, sustainability

Hivemind Gaming

Purpose:
We provide an environment for students to enjoy console and computer games for playing them with others through social media and LAN parties, as well as the opportunity for students to take place in esports events for the school.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Brandon McCue 760-637-7669
Advisor:
Lee Dowdle 994-3931
Meetings:
Membership Requirements:
Current MSU Student
Dues:
Free to join, $5 tournament fees
Keywords:
gaming, LAN, console, Lol, smash, esports, pc, computer, xbox, playstation

Makercats

Purpose:
The goals of the Maker Cat Club are to promote a safe and friendly environment for students of varying backgrounds to teach and learn from their varying areas of expertise; to provide students with hands on experience with respect to designing and making things, and to encourage the use and development of open sourced knowledge. This club’s mission is to also provide a place where students can relax and have some fun too.
Club Email:
President:
Joshua Stringam 541-337-7634
Advisor:
Mandy Rutherford (406) 994-6624
Meetings:
Tuesdays 4-6 pm in the MSU Library,
Membership Requirements:
Participation in the setup or hosting a workshop where a certain skill is instructed. Includes Computer Animation, 3d printing, Sand Casting, Soldering, ETC
Keywords:
3D Printing, Making, Electronics

Not In Our House

Purpose:
Unifying students to establish a culture of respect at Montana State University by raising awareness about equality, offering students tools on bystander intervention and creating a community where interpersonal violence is not tolerated. Not in OUR house.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Katherine Budeski 406-600-9383
Advisor:
Amber King 406-994-5682
Department Affiliation:
VOICE Center
Meetings:
First Thursday of every month
Membership Requirements:
Educational VOICE Center presentation of at least 90 minutes for sororities/fraternities/clubs/sportteams, attendance or representation at 2/3 meetings per semester, volunteering for events strongly encouraged
Keywords:
equality, respect, education

Smash Society

Purpose:
Smash Society provides a community for people interested in Super Smash Brothers to improve their skills and meet others
with similar interests. It also works to:
- Provide a regular opportunity for players to meet and play
- Organize periodic competitive events to promote friendly competition
- Help members network with other players and events in Bozeman and across the state, broadening player experiences and
building a larger Smash community
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Troy Oster 763-331-1977
Advisor:
Mike Wittie 994-3541
Meetings:
Keywords:
Super Smash Brothers, Video Games, Melee, Project M, Smash 4

Sustained Dialogue at MSU

Purpose:
Sustained Dialogue aims to provide individuals with opportunities for cross-cultural and genuine dialogue about the influence of gender, race, ethnicity, class, religion, sexual orientation, ability, and age on student experiences and campus community relations. We seek to empower students to address -- through dialogue and social action -- the root causes of identity-related conflicts by creating spaces in which students can share their own experiences and develop a deeper understanding of their peers.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Jerico Cummings 605-939-5613
Advisor:
Ariel Donohue 994-5801
Department Affiliation:
Diversity Awareness Office
Meetings:
Keywords:
identity, diversity, inclusion, social change, dialogue, international, LGBTQ+

Thrive On Plants

Purpose:
TOP is an inclusive community for anyone that is looking to discover plant-based foods to boost their personal heath, improve the quality of the environment, protect animals, and fulfill their potential while celebrating life.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Uma Graham 406-396-4803
Advisor:
Marcy Gaston 994-4616
Meetings:
Keywords:
plant cooking sustainable

Toastmasters

Purpose:
The mission of the Toastmasters club is to provide a comfortable and supportive environment for students of all backgrounds to improve their public speaking and leadership skills. We strive to encourage each other and learn from one another in order to become better communicators in academia and the work force.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Jessica Liner 406-544-9896
Advisor:
Department Affiliation:
Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship
Meetings:
Fall semester - Wednesdays at 6pm in Jabs Hall
Keywords:
speaking, public speaking, leadership, professional, business


Self-Help Organizations

Active Minds

Purpose:
To increase awareness of and advocate for mental health and wellness and decrease stigma regarding mental health issues and services on campus and beyond.
Club Email:
President:
Jessica Hays 406-994-4531
Advisor:
Brian Kassar 994-4531
Department Affiliation:
Counseling & Psychological Services
Meetings:
Keywords:
Psychology, counseling, mental health


Fraternities

Sigma Chi

Purpose:
The purpose of Sigma Chi is to cultivate and maintain the high ideals of friendship, justice and learning. We instill our values in every member and give them standards to live by while teaching them how to be the best men they can be.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Jake Linnell 406-750-4672
Advisor:
Rick Jackson 994-6984
Meetings:
Membership Requirements:
-Minimum 3.0 GPA -Involved in community -Fit into our culture -Uphold our ideals -Live up to the standards of the fraternity -Meet all required obligations
Dues:
Normal operating fees determined by International
Keywords:
Fraternity, Brotherhood, Excellence

Sigma Nu Fraternity - Zeta Nu Chapter

Purpose:
To produce and develop outstanding gentlemen that embody our fraternal values while giving them an experience and bonds of brotherhood that last a lifetime.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Nathan Rizk (406) 580-8289
Advisor:
Glen Steinhoff 994 - 3442
Department Affiliation:
Facility Services
Meetings:
SUB, Sundays at 6:00pm
Membership Requirements:
Must have a 2.75 GPA
Dues:
Semesterly dues (Varies per semester)
Keywords:
Fraternity, development, leadership


Student Government


Social/Political Organizations

Science Policy Advocacy Network (SPAN)

Purpose:
We are an MSU organization advocating for science-informed policy making at the university, local, state, and federal levels of government. We aim to use our position as students and faculty at a research university to rally support for progressive and scientific policies in Montana. Our goal is to make policy influence accessible to scientists, who often face different obstacles and pressures when making their voices heard in the political arena.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Gerrit Egnew 208-315-4218
Advisor:
Thomas Patrick Donovan 406-994-4110
Meetings:
Keywords:
science, politics, discussion

Students For Choice

Purpose:
MSU Students for Choice is an organization designed to address issues of reproductive justice for women and men on the MSU campus and in the surrounding community. It provides students with a safe space and forum to talk about reproductive choice. Students for Choice is geared towards educating the campus and community about what reproductive choice truly is, as well as the legislative implications of denying individuals the right to self-determination.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Dana Kramer 907-250-7393
Advisor:
Betsy Danforth 994-3836
Department Affiliation:
Women's Center
Meetings:
Membership Requirements:
Volunteer, attendance at meetings
Keywords:
pro-choice, abortion, women's health

Young Democratic Socialists at MSU

Purpose:
Young Democratic Socialists is the youth and student section of the Democratic Socialists of America, and a national organization of recognized campus chapters and several hundred activists. We are students organizing in our universities, colleges, and high schools to fight for the immediate needs of workers and students while building our capacity to fight for more radical and structural changes.
Club Email:
President:
Gerrit Egnew 208-315-4218
Advisor:
Michael Reidy 994-5252
Meetings:
Keywords:
socialism, radicalism, politics, engagement, activism


Club Sport

Badminton Club

Purpose:
To promote the sport of badminton for competitive and recreational purpose in the campus.
Club Email:
President:
Deping Tang 801-822-9562
Advisor:
Benfang Lei 994-6389
Meetings:
Keywords:
badminton, sport, club

IHSA Equestrians at MSU

Purpose:
Our mission is to provide collegiate riders of all ability opportunity to continue showing while in college, and to give equal opportunity to riders of all demographics and equestrian back grounds.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Izzabela Price (707)696-6979
Advisor:
Emily Glunk 994-5688
Meetings:
Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the Month
Dues:
$1000- $2000
Keywords:
Equestrian, Team, Horseshow

Men's Rugby at Montana State University

Purpose:
Our purpose is to teach and engage the community in the sport of rugby.
Club Email:
President:
Austin Llewellyn 778-908-2249
Advisor:
Nigel Waterton 994-3302
Meetings:
Membership Requirements:
2.0 GPA
Dues:
$400
Keywords:
Rugby, Men's, Sport

MSU Men's Lacrosse Club

Purpose:
The purpose of the Montana State Men's Lacrosse Club is to provide the opportunity to play for a competitive lacrosse program. This allows students who have experience playing competitive lacrosse to continue playing the sport at a high level, despite the lack of an NCAA sanctioned program at Montana State University. We host and travel for games in order to contend for post season travel in the form of conference playoffs and the national tournament.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Josh Schwall 970-631-5490
Advisor:
Ed McKenna 406-994-5933
Meetings:
Fields at 7th & Kagy; Tues, Thur, Fri 5:30-7:30pm
Keywords:
Sport, Team, Sports, Lacrosse

Racquetball Club at MSU

Purpose:
The purpose for the club is to learn and play racquetball during club hours. The club also participates in state tournaments as well as intercollegiate tournaments.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Gavin Usher 503-708-4010
Advisor:
Scott Krushensky (406) 599-5692
Department Affiliation:
Activities classes
Meetings:
The club meets Tuesday and Thursday evenings 6-8pm
Keywords:
Racquetball, Sport, Club

Women's Club Soccer at MSU

Purpose:
The Women’s Club Soccer Team at Montana State University strives to provide a program that furthers the female student educational experience at MSU through athletics. The purpose of this club is to provide students the opportunity to compete competitively while emphasizing the importance of sportsmanship, teamwork, and commitment. The Women’s Club Soccer at MSU program represents Montana State University and will continue to do so in a positive way.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Grace Diller 503-686-8882
Advisor:
Abbey Holm 994-6278
Department Affiliation:
Recreational Sports & Fitness
Meetings:
Dues:
$100 per semester
Keywords:
Recreational Sports & Fitness


Military Organizations

Aircats

Purpose:
Provides support for Air Force ROTC at Montana State University and local veteran organizations.
Club Email:
President:
Brock M Benzel 509-701-9951
Advisor:
Melissa Turney 406-994-4022
Meetings:
Keywords:
Service, Leadership, Activities


Cultural Organizations

Chinese Culture Club

Purpose:
Our organization wishes to bring Chinese Culture and language to MSU and the Bozeman community. We host several activities, such as Mid-Autumn Festival, Lunar New Year, movies nights, tea ceremonies, and calligraphy night.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Madeline Sholar 406-850-6677
Advisor:
Hua Li 994-6449
Department Affiliation:
Modern Languages and Literatures
Meetings:
Keywords:
China, Culture, International

Egyptian Club

Purpose:
The Egyptian Club is a student-based club trying to share the great Culture & History of Egypt among Montana State University students, also we are helping promote diversity by getting students from different cultures together. Furthermore, we are having events reflecting the Egyptian culture and hope to create a collaboration between Egyptian students and the students of MSU. Always we’re welcoming students with different cultures to join us creating a compatible and enjoyable environment.
Club Email:
President:
Mina Botros 561-502-8890
Advisor:
Deborah Chiolero 406-994-7722
Meetings:
Keywords:
Egyptian, Culture, International, Club

Japanese Conversation Club

Purpose:
Practice Japanese speaking skills and learn about Japanese culture.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Shengnan Zhou 406-580-4680
Advisor:
Yuka Hara 406-994-5136
Meetings:
Sub room 232 (234) Every Friday at 5pm
Keywords:
Japanese, Culture, Language

The F-word

Purpose:
F-word is MSU's discussion based inter-sectional feminist club. We discuss issues here in the states as well and abroad and work on making MSU a safer and more inclusive environment.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Michelle Lopez 909-532-9238
Advisor:
Betsy Danforth 406-994-3836
Department Affiliation:
The Women's Center
Meetings:
Keywords:
feminism, inter-sectional, friends


Professional/Career Organizations

American Marketing Association at Montana State University

Purpose:
To develop innovative professionals in a community oriented environment by providing opportunities, fostering leadership, and growing an efficient global network.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Emilie McGee 406-599-9695
Advisor:
Eric Van Steenburg 406-994-2090
Department Affiliation:
American Marketing Association
Meetings:
JABS Hall, Tuesdays at 5pm
Dues:
Annual membership fee of $85.00
Keywords:
marketing, professional, networking

American Statistical Association Student Chapter at MSU

Purpose:
To locally encourage research, networking, and professional development among the local statistical community, including students, researchers, and educators. Further, to advance the stated mission of the American Statistical Association: "To support excellence in statistical practice, research, journals, and meetings, work for the improvement of statistical education at all levels, promote the proper application of statistics, anticipate and meet the needs of our members, use our discipline to enhance human welfare, and seek opportunities to advance the statistics profession.”
Club Email:
President:
Paul Wilson-Harmon 970-623-0632
Advisor:
Laura Hildreth 406-994-5358
Department Affiliation:
Mathematical Sciences
Meetings:
Keywords:
statistics, analytics, data science

ASID NKBA Gallatin College Student Chapter

Purpose:
This organization's purpose is to help interior design students become more familiar with the American Society of Interior Designers, the National Kitchen & Bath Association, and the art of interior design itself. Our student chapter will inspire student interior designers by advocating the value of interior design. We will provide essential knowledge and experience to help students build relationships.
Club Email:
President:
Charli Sullivan 406-217-2774
Advisor:
Teresa Slye 994-7122
Department Affiliation:
Interior Design
Meetings:
Keywords:
interiors, design, ASID student chapter

Collegiate DECA at MSU

Purpose:
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Nathan Wildeboer 406-251-4517
Advisor:
Gary Bishop 994-7017
Department Affiliation:
Business Dept.
Meetings:
Dues:
$10
Keywords:
marketing, management, business

ENACTUS/Social Impact Club

Purpose:
A community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better more sustainable world.
Club Email:
President:
Emma Gamble (907)863-0027
Advisor:
Lenka Beranova 406-994-2362
Department Affiliation:
Business College
Meetings:
Keywords:
Entreprenuer, Business, Impact

IISE (Institute of Industrial and System Engineers)

Purpose:
The Montana State University student chapter of the Institute of Industrial and System Engineers is devoted to the professional development, education, and involvement of all its members.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Deepak Sharma 470-383-7705
Advisor:
David Claudio 994-5943
Department Affiliation:
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering department
Meetings:
Membership Requirements:
A student interested or enrolled in the Industrial and Management Systems Engineering Major or Engineering Management Minor.
Dues:
More information available upon request.
Keywords:
industrial, engineering, systems, imse, institute, management, professional, chapter, ie, Industrial Engineers, IISE

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Montana State University Student Section

Purpose:
IEEE's core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Aaron Scherr 406-839-1352
Advisor:
Dr. Rob Maher (406) 994-7759
Department Affiliation:
ECE Departtment
Meetings:
Keywords:
IEEE, engineering, electrical

LaunchCats

Purpose:
LaunchCats aims to inspire entrepreneurial action among students by providing events centered around learning by doing and empowering the individual. LaunchCats is a co-curricular student organization focused on identifying problems, proposing solutions, and launching ventures.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Brendan Smith 423-637-4999
Advisor:
Linda Ward 406-994-1995
Meetings:
Wednesdays TBD
Keywords:
entrepreneur, innovate, create

Management Club

Purpose:
Bringing real world management experience and professional networking to MSU students.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Jarett Grimm 206-909-7065
Advisor:
Robyn Chupka 406-994-6198
Department Affiliation:
Society of Human Resources Management
Meetings:
Keywords:
opportunity, development, professional, management

Montana Investment Group

Purpose:
The goal of the Montana Investment Group is to give students practical investing experience, learn about portfolio management in a low risk environment, and further education and exposure to the world of finance.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Dan Penoyer 970-818-1069
Advisor:
Peter Rubicam 406-994-6201
Department Affiliation:
Finance Dept
Meetings:
Jabs Hall Thursday nights
Keywords:
finance, investing, fun

Pre Veterinary Club at Montana State University

Purpose:
The purpose of the club is to provide a wealth of opportunity and knowledge to pre-veterinary students, from insight and advice on courses to helping prepare veterinary school applications. The pre-veterinary club is here to provide assistance in a variety of ways. While the rigors of coursework and the application process may seem daunting, the support through the pre-veterinary club will be extremely helpful for future successes. Experience equates to knowledge and each member of the club shares a different set of experiences. As a whole, the club is a network through which a student's pre-veterinary education can be broadened and enhanced.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Darby Knoll 505-412-9607
Advisor:
Rebecca Mattix 406-994-2902
Department Affiliation:
Microbiology & Immunology
Meetings:
1st & 3rd Wed. of every month(ABB room 136 @6PM)
Dues:
$5/ semester
Keywords:
pre-vet, veterinarian, career

Range Management Club

Purpose:
The Range Management Club exists to promote the knowledge and better management of North American range lands and natural resources. Every year we attend the annual meeting of the Society for Range Management where our members compete in several competitions including the Undergraduate Range Management Exam and Plant Identification Contest. Members of this club will have the opportunity to interact and make connections with other students and professionals in the field from across North America.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Noah Davis (805) 861-7118
Advisor:
Craig Carr 994-3282
Meetings:
The 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month at 5:15 pm
Dues:
$15 per year
Keywords:
range, rangeland, management, cows, grass

Student Subunit of the American Fisheries Soceity

Purpose:
The mission of the American Fisheries Society is to improve the conservation and sustainability of fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems by advancing fisheries and aquatic science and promoting the development of fisheries professionals.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Lauren McGarvey (814)771-3782
Advisor:
Chris Guy (406)994-3491
Meetings:
Keywords:
Fisheries, conservation, ecology


Service Organizations

Be the Match on Campus

Purpose:
Our mission is to register as many committed donors to the national bone marrow registry as possible.
Club Email:
President:
Zach Sperry (970)819-3979
Advisor:
Kathy Weaver 994-1670
Department Affiliation:
Health Professions Advising
Meetings:
Keywords:
cancer, marrow, donation, stem cell, transplant

Cats for a Cause

Purpose:
Created by college students for college students, the club seeks to enhance the lives of people with intellectual disabilities and to build a more accepting world for all.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Riley Steele 503-926-2723
Advisor:
Byron Hout 406-595-0057
Meetings:
Keywords:
Special Olympics, service, volunteering, sports, respect, Polar Plunge

Circle K

Purpose:
An off-shoot of Kiwanis International, Circle K is the premier college community service organization in the world combining leadership, service, and professionalism with the opportunity to build friendships with other college students. We work to serve the MSU campus, Bozeman, and the larger Gallatin community with volunteer work.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Jack Roberts 307-763-0840
Advisor:
Audrey Capp 406-994-7026
Department Affiliation:
Circle K International
Meetings:
Dues:
$5.00
Keywords:
Kiwanis, Key Club, service, volunteer, leadership

Food Resource Council

Purpose:
The Food Resource Council's mission is to evaluate needs and create solutions on campus related to FOOD ACCESS and FOOD WASTE. The main goal for the 2017-2018 year will be to start the Bounty of the Bridgers (BoB) campus food pantry and evaluate needs and usage surrounding this. The BoB pantry will play a major role in bridging the gap between food insecurity on campus and food waste.
Club Email:
Website:
Facebook
President:
Erin Smith 520-668-4320
Advisor:
Mary Stein 406-994-4142
Department Affiliation:
Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems Program
Meetings:
Jabs Hall, Wednesdays at 5pm
Keywords:
food, sustainability, hunger

Kappa Kappa Psi

Purpose:
To better serve the bands of Montana State University and advance the musicality of Montana State University.
Club Email:
President:
Tracy Zuhoski 406-661-4979
Advisor:
Nathan Stark 406-994-4405
Department Affiliation:
Department of Music
Meetings:
7pm, Howard Hall, Tuesdays
Membership Requirements:
In a band at Montana State and willing to advance yourself musically.
Keywords:
music, marching, band

Solar 4 Everyone

Purpose:
Our mission is to fight poverty and climate change by helping to provide renewable energy to nonprofits and low-income people.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Matthew Yaeger 508-361-2042
Advisor:
Dana Skorupa 262-358-0510
Meetings:
We meet when needed
Keywords:
solar, volunteer, climate

Students for Life at MSU

Purpose:
To peacefully promote and protect the dignity of human life from conception to natural death through education and events on campus and in the community, and by providing support for the mother, the father, and the child in an unplanned pregnancy.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Lindsay Langhals 419-890-9302
Advisor:
Meetings:
Tuesdays 4:30 in the SUB (behind AskUS)
Keywords:
pro-life, abortion, pregnant and parenting students, service, help, make campus more accommodating


Sororities

Alpha Gamma Delta

Purpose:
Alpha Gamma Delta is an international women's fraternity that promotes academic excellence, philanthropic giving, ongoing leadership, personal development and above all, a spirit of loving sisterhood. Guided by our Purpose, Alpha Gamma Delta's strive to attain a higher standard, thereby improving their lives, the lives of those around them, and the communities in which they live. Together, we continually work to Inspire the Woman and Impact the World.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Jacqueline Centofanti 406-224-5100
Advisor:
Kori Robbins 406-994-4395
Department Affiliation:
Alpha Gamma Delta
Meetings:
Keywords:
Sorority, Sisterhood, Community Service

Chi Omega

Purpose:
Sisters inspired by our values who serve the world while keeping Chi Omega ever at heart.
Chi Omega is an intergenerational women’s organization forever committed to our founding purposes:

Friendship
Personal Integrity
Service to Others
Academic Excellence and Intellectual Pursuits
Community and Campus Involvement
Personal and Career Development
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Catherine Fernandez 425-749-6021
Advisor:
Meetings:
Chi Omega house, Mondays at 6pm
Membership Requirements:
2.8 college GPA, enrolled in classes at MSU, and female
Dues:
about $240 a semester
Keywords:
sorority, friendship, philanthropy

Panhellenic Council

Purpose:
To further women's success and leadership under the umbrella organization of the National Panhellenic Council.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Jessica Donahoo 406-214-5373
Advisor:
Department Affiliation:
Dean of Students
Meetings:
Every other Wednesday at 6:00 PM.
Membership Requirements:
Member of an NPC recognized sorority.
Dues:
20.00 per member per semeste
Keywords:
Sorority, Leadership, Scholarship and Friendship

Pi Beta Phi

Purpose:
The mission of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women is to promote friendship, develop women of intellect and integrity, cultivate leadership potential and enrich lives through community service.
Club Email:
Website:
President:
Katie Goodnough 406-471-4394
Advisor:
Amber King 406-994-7069
Department Affiliation:
Student Health Services
Meetings:
Sunday 7:00 pm
Membership Requirements:
Must go through formal recruitment in the Fall or informal Spring recruitment.
Dues:
$3,200/semester living in chapter facility, $565 l
Keywords:
Sorority, recruitment, panhellenic