​Clubs & Honor Societies

Tri Beta National Biological Honor Society (Pi Psi Chapter)

President: Eryn Zuiker
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Marilyn Hart
Constitution: Pi Psi Constitution
Learn more by contacting: marilyn.hart@mnsu.edu

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.

Microbiology Club

President: Mary Klein

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

The Minnesota State University, Mankato Microbiology Club is made up of a group of students who enjoy microbiology. The purpose of this organization shall be to:

    • Promote student interest and further improve the quality of the microbiology program;
    • Promote high school student interest in microbiology and their attendance at Minnesota State University, Mankato;
    • Provide aid for students in microbiology at Minnesota State University, Mankato with respect to academic curriculum, research, employment, and;
    • Promote student participation in local, state, and national ASM meetings.
    • Pre-Dental Club

Co-Presidents:  Eric Patton, Nadja Sher, Hannah Turpinseed

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Geoffrey Goellner
Learn more by contacting: predental@mnsu.edu

The Minnesota State University, Mankato Pre-Dental Club aims to prepare students interested in the field of dentistry through resourceful insights.  Preparation will involve guest speakers, DAT examples and strategies, application processes and member opportunities for community service.

Pre-Medical Club

President: Kris Olson

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Geoffrey Goellner

Learn more by contacting: premedclub@mnsu.edu

The Minnesota State University, Mankato 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.    


Pre-Physicians Club

President: Lauren Krieg
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Rachel Cohen
Contact: prepa@mnsu.edu


The Minnesota State University, Mankato Pre-Physician Assistant Club consists of students interested in becoming physician assistants.  Students will be educated through guest speakers, community involvement, shadowing opportunities, seminars, etc. This club will also focus on professional development equipping students with skills  necessary to assume responsibility, with physician supervision, for the primary health care needs of patients.


Zoology Club

Co-Presidents: Jennifer Jecha & Mikaela Krzmarcik

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Penny Knoblich
Learn more by contacting: taylor.heid@mnsu.edu

The Minnesota State University, Mankato Zoology Club is aimed at sharing knowledge, participating in volunteer opportunities, and making other connections within various animal fields.