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Ag Ambassadors

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    Agricultural Ambassadors promote Oklahoma State University and the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Students apply for membership. The club interviews potential members and then votes on membership. Agricultural Ambassadors work very closely with the Dean's Office in promoting the college.

   

Ag Student Council

    The Agricultural Student Council serves as a representative student government for students within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. The purposes of Agricultural Student Council are to promote and foster the development of student leadership, student welfare, and communication, fellowship, and cooperation among students, faculty, staff and others. Departmental and other students organizations, transfer students, and the freshman class within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources elect members of the Agricultural Student Council.

   

Aggie-X Club

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    The Aggie-X Club helps undergraduates develop and display leadership skills and learn more about the field of agricultural economics. The club provides a vehicle for students to promote interest in Agricultural Economics throughout the university and surrounding community. The Department encourages all students with an interest in agricultural economics to become actively involved in the club's activities.

    Aggie-X members participate in a wide array of activities during the academic year. The club holds monthly meetings on the second Tuesday night of each month. Events sponsored by the club include student-faculty picnics, socials, educational trips, National and Regional Quiz Bowl Competition, and the Agricultural Economics Department and Aggie-X Club Scholarships and Awards Banquet. Annually, the club awards more than $2,000 in scholarships to members providing outstanding service to the club. The club finances these events and scholarships through the proceeds of several fund raising efforts.

   

Alpha Zeta

    Ohio State University established Alpha Zeta as a National Agricultural Honorary Fraternity in 1897. Oklahoma State University established the Oklahoma Chapter in 1916.

    Objectives of Alpha Zeta are:

    1. To foster high standards of scholarship, character, leadership , and fellowship.

    2. To strive for breadth of vision and unity of action in the accomplishment of goals.

    3. To render service to agriculture students and the agricultural college of the university.

    4. To promote the profession of agriculture.

    Students who are in the upper two-fifths of their class academically and have completed at least one and one half (1 1/2) academic years of a four-year college degree program are eligible for membership in Alpha Zeta. Transfer students must have completed 15 hours and one semester at Oklahoma State University and their total credit hours must be greater than or equal to 45 hours to be eligible. Alpha Zeta selects students from the scholastically eligible group based on their leadership and service activities. The Fraternity annually recognizes an Outstanding Instructor in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

   

Gamma Sigma Delta

    The Honor Society of Agriculture, Gamma Sigma Delta is strictly an honor society. The society was founded on the Ohio State University campus on December 1, 1905. Oklahoma State University established the Oklahoma State Gamma Sigma Delta Chapter on May 15, 1984.

    The Society seeks to encourage high standards of scholarship and worthy attainment in all branches of agricultural science and a high degree of excellence in the practice of agricultural pursuits. The purpose of the chapter is to confer membership, as an honor, to students who have shown exceptional ability in their studies and alumni and faculty members who have rendered outstanding service to the cause of agriculture.

    Graduating seniors are eligible for membership with the following qualifications:

    1. High moral character.

    2. Have been in residence at least one academic year before election.

    3. Are in the upper 15% scholastically of the senior class of the institution.

   

NAMA

    The OSU Student Chapter of the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) provides students an opportunity to visit with professionals and make career contacts, develop communication and organizational skills, explore careers, discover internship and job opportunities, and gain marketable experience. The Great Plains professional chapter of NAMA and the Department of Agricultural Economics sponsor the OSU NAMA student chapter. Any OSU students interested in agricultural marketing careers may join the club. The sponsors encourage students to participate in a mentor program that allows students to spend a day with a professional agri-marketer. Students attending monthly student chapter meetings have enjoyed speakers from meat packing companies, grain merchandising firms, agricultural recruiters, input marketing firms, and advertising agencies. Students also prepare a marketing campaign to enter the National NAMA competition where they compete with other student chapters and meet professional agricultural marketers from throughout the US.

   

Pre-Veterinary Science Club

    Students who have an interest in the field of Veterinary Medicine and its many related fields may join the Pre-Veterinary Science club. The club enables those students who seek to make veterinary medicine their careers and those students who merely have an interest in veterinary medicine to learn more about what the field offers to the individual and to the public.