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Student Organizations

No matter what your interest, it’s easy to connect with fellow students by joining one (or more) of our student organizations and teams.

Honoraries


Alpha Tau Alpha

The purpose of this organization is to promote the highest standards of agricultural education and a more intimate acquaintance and closer relationship with individuals who have chosen a major in agricultural education or extension education. ATA National.


Gamma Sigma Delta

The Honor Society for Agriculture. GSD National, WVU GSD Chapter

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Phi Upsilon Omicron

Phi U is the Family and Consumer Sciences National Honor Society. Several scholarships are offered each year to Phi U members in undergraduate and graduate programs of study.  Phi U National.


Xi Sigma Pi

An international honor society for forestry and natural resources related sciences. WVU’s Rho chapter was founded in 1952.


Clubs, Fraternities, and Sororities

The Davis College Student Council

Organization that coordinates clubs’ activities throughout the college.


Agriculture & Resource Economics Club

Professional Club for students with an interest in Agriculture & Resource Economics


Alpha Gamma Rho

AGR is more than just one of those strictly social fraternities; it is also a professional fraternity. All members of AGR have related career interests. AGR is for young men pursuing any career related to the agriculture, food or fiber industries. AGR National.


Group of WVU AFS students standing

American Fisheries Society

The WVU Student Sub-Unit of the American Fisheries Society was formed in 2000. Their mission is to provide a professional forum for fisheries students and faculty members interested in fisheries pursuits. Prior to recognition by the parent chapter of the American Fisheries Society (AFS), fisheries students were involved in the WVU Wildlife and Fisheries Club. The fisheries students became interested in different goals and pursuits than the wildlife group, which provided the impetus to form a recognized AFS subunit at WVU. AFS Facebook. AFS National.

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Group of female interior design students

American Society of Interior Designers

ASID promotes professionalism in interior design services and products for the workplace and home. To keep up with the unique needs of its members, ASID has created the Design Specialty Network (DSN) program. Eight defined areas of interior design are featured on Network ASID, an on-line program featuring specialized information, news bullets, membership information, reports, publications, product options/availability and more. ASID National.


Block & Bridle Club

FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. WVU Mountaineer FFA Chapter.


Collegiate 4-H

Collegiate 4-H of West Virginia University is a service organization open to any WVU student. Throughout the year they offer a variety of social, service, and fundraising activities often joining with other university organizations to extend the fun.


Wvu Students riding on horseback

Collegiate Horsemen Association

This club brings students together to network with other students and industry professionals at WVU and around the country. Educational events like horse expos, shows and tours, guest speakers and social activities are just some of the opportunities WVU Collegiate Horsemen’s members have access to! Whether you are a seasoned equestrian or horse enthusiast, this club has something for you. Any and all disciplines are welcome. For more information email the club President at wvucha@gmail.com or on like “WVU Collegiate Horsemen’s” on CHA Facebook. CHA National.


WVU Cooking Club

The WVU Cooking Club is the first official cooking club at West Virginia University. The club allows you to indulge in a variety of different foods, while learning about cultures and their cooking techniques.


Energy Land Management Association

Foster’s relationship building among ELM students; cultivates relationships between ELMA students and professionals; and develops community support/volunteer skills as an official WVU student association.

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Female students fashionably dressed

Fashion Business Association

The FBA provides students in the fashion, dress and merchandising program at West Virginia University with the opportunity to experience many different aspects surrounding the field. FBA Website.


WVU FSC students standing in kitchen with cups of popcorn

Food Science Club

Newly formed in 2014, the Food Science Club aims to provide an environment for students with an interest in food science, to offer a national network for students who wish to obtain an internship or career in food science related fields, and to show a need for an undergraduate food science program at WVU. For more information, email the club at WVUFSC@gmail.com.


Students wearing hardhats and protective vests

Forest Products Society

The student club for Wood Science and Technology or other interested students. FPS is an international society of professionals in the wood products industry, government agencies, and universities. The student chapter constructs various woodworking projects for the benefit of the Division of Forestry and Natural Resources and the Wood Science and Technology program. FPS National.

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Graduate Resource Economics Club GREC

Is a club comprised of graduate students studying Agricultural and Resource Economics, the graduate component of the Agriculture & Resource Economics Club.


Graduate Student Association

Division of Forestry and Natural Resources


Graduate Student Organization

A professional gathering of the graduate students to assist them in their pursuits while in college.


Horticulture Club

This is the club for horticulture majors, minors and others interested in horticulture at WVU. Horticulture Facebook.


Livestock Judging Team

WVU livestock judging team focuses on developing both livestock and professional skills for students. Students involved develop skills in both critical thinking and oral reasons.

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members of MANRRS Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences

This organization strives to promote and implement initiatives which foster inclusion and advancement of members of ethnic/cultural groups underrepresented in agricultural and natural resource sciences and related fields.

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Plant & Soil Science Club

The main club for the Division of Plant and Soil Sciences they hold yearly plant sales and sponsor educational lectures.


Students in front of Dr. C. Joseph Cross Animal Health Center

Pre-Veterinary Club

The purpose of this organization is to foster leadership development, to provide an atmosphere of social enrichment, and to offer opportunities for pre-veterinary students to explore the various aspects of the veterinary field through a supportive, peer-based community. Pre-Vet Facebook


Group photo of students hiking near a stream

Professional Recreation and Parks Society

Mission Statement: – To provide students with information about job opportunities, internships, scholarships, etc. through guest speakers, bimonthly meetings, emails and other forms of communication. – To provide services to the community—especially in the Recreation field. – To be fun! We cannot be all work and no play, after all, we are recreationists!

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Sigma alpha greek letters EA

Sigma Alpha

Sigma Alpha is a professional agricultural sorority that promotes scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship among its members. The sorority was founded in 1978 at the Ohio State University by five women who wanted an alternative to the social Greek sorority system. Since that time, Sigma Alpha has become a national organization consisting of more than 35 chapters. Sigma Alpha National. Sigma Alpha Facebook.


Student holding bird in hand

Society for Conservation Biology

The mission of the WVU Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology is to unite and inspire members with a love for nature and wildlife. They promote awareness of global, regional, and local issues and encourage participation in conservation efforts by providing career and networking opportunities for members as well as engaging the community through citizen science and hands-on activities. Chapter on Facebook. National Chapter.

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Students in forest holding orange helmets

Society of American Foresters

To advance the science, technology, education, and practice of professional forestry in America and to use the knowledge and skill of the profession to benefit society. SAF National.

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image of student in tree WVU Student Society of Arboriculture & Urban Forestry

This organization educates and advises members to the science, technology, education and practice of urban forestry, arboriculture and related fields and to use the knowledge and skill of the profession to benefit the members and society.


SEP students helping with trash cleanup

Society of Environmental Professionals

The purpose of this organization shall be to promote ethical practices, technical competency, and professional standards in the environmental fields and to promote academic and career development in Environmental Protection. SEP Facebook.


SAND students sitting at a table full of oranges

Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics

To acquaint students with all aspects of dietetics, provide sound nutritional information to the community, and stimulate sound nutritional practices among peers.  SAND Facebook.


Students in front of building

Student Society of Landscape Architects

The Professional Organization of the Landscape Architecture Program. They sponsor professional development programs, and sponsor a showcase of student projects at the end of each year. SSLA Facebook.


Wildlife Society

Student organization that is geared toward wildlife and Fisheries majors to assist their education with recreational and professional opportunities. WS Facebook. WS National.

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Student using one man bucksaw

WVU Timbersports Club

Student group that competes in timber sports activities. Open to any WVU student.