​Clubs & Honor Societies

Tri Beta National Biological Honor Society (Pi Psi Chapter)

President: Justin Kirlin
Faculty Advisor: Dr. David Sharlin
Meeting information: To be arranged
Constitution: Pi Psi Constitution
Learn more by contacting: justin.kirlin@mnsu.edu

MISSION
Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is a society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research. The society is divided into regional and district groups, each of which holds a convention annually. At the heart of every district and national meeting are student research papers presented in the style of graduate meetings. Awards are given for outstanding individual and chapter accomplishment. MSU-M established a local chapter in the 2007-08 academic year which was recognized as a RSO.

American Fisheries Society-Mankato Subunit

President: Cameron Brock
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Shannon Fisher
Meeting information: Every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month. Meetings are in Trafton S-163 starting Sept 18th.
Learn more by contacting: cameron.brock@mnsu.edu

Mission: Promote professional and educational developmnent in teh field of fisheries and aquatic sciences as well as increase the student involvement in all levels of the Society.

Field Ecology Club

President: Marissa Escobedo
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Christopher Ruhland
Meeting information: Bi-weekly Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in TC-314
Learn more by contacting: marissa.escobedo@mnsu.edu

MISSION
The purpose of this organization shall be to come together as fellow science majors or people otherwise genuinely interested in the sciences or nature to learn about and enjoy the ideas of ecology and nature. Some activities that have been conducted in the past include; orienteering challenge, camping, hiking at Minneopa Falls, river clean ups, behind the scenes tour at the MN Zoo, trips to the boundary waters, and many more. Meetings are held bi-weekly on Tuesdays at 7 pm in CSU 203. If you like anything to deal with nature this is the club for you!

Microbiology Club

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Timothy Secott
Learn more by contacting: timothy.secott@mnsu.edu for more information

Environmental Science Club

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Beth Proctor
Learn more by contacting: Kaitlyn.harbort@mnsu.edu for more information.

Pre-Physicians Club

President: Jaden Roddick
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Rachel Cohen
Meeting information: First Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in TC-128
Contact: Either prepa@mnsu.edu or jaden.roddick@mnsu.edu


Mission: The purpose of this club is to educate students with the interest of becoming a physician assistant. Students will be educated through guest speakers, community involvement, shadowing current physician assistants, seminars and conversations about classes or graduate school. This club will also focus on professional development of students by equipping them with skills, attitudes and commitmnet necessary to enter the practice of medicine as physician assistants and assume responsibility, with physician supervision, for the primary health caer needs of their patients. Come join us for more information!

Pre-Dental Club

Co-Presidents: Heidi Petzel and Anna Ibberson
Secretary: Bailey Elbert
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Geoffrey Goellner
Meeting information: 4th Tuesday of the month at 5:15 p.m. in TC-314
Learn more by contacting: heidi.petzel@mnsu.edu or anna.ibberson@mnsu.edu

MISSION
The club will offer students who are interested in the field of dentistry to meet with each other and share valuable insight on topics such as how to prepare to take the DAT, and how to apply to dental school. The club will also present member opportunities for community service.

Pre-Med Club

President: Flevis Waindim
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Geoffrey Goellner
Constitution: Old Constitution
Meeting information: Generally, Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. in TC-114 but meetings are somewhat sporadic depending on who is available to speak to the club
Learn more by contacting: flevis.waindim@mnsu.edu

MISSION
The MSU Pre-Med Club is a network of pre-health MSU students. Together, we explore the field of medicine and prepare to become health care providers.

Zoology Club

President: Taylor Heid
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Penny Knoblich
Meeting information: Bi-weekly Mondays 7:00 p.m. in TC-314
Learn more by contacting: taylor.heid@mnsu.edu