Active Minds is an organization on Mississippi State's campus devoted to helping bring awareness to mental illness and eliminating the stigmas that surround it.
Mental Illness, Student, Service, Active Minds
We fulfill the mission and purpose of the American Red Cross on a national level.
Volunteer, Service, Philanthropy, Armed Forces, Disaster Relief
Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) is a nationwide collaboration of college students, faculty, and staff dedicated to eliminating cancer by working to implement the programs and mission of the American Cancer Society. With hundreds of chapters nationwide, CAC is showing the world that young people care and want to make a difference. http://college.relayforlife.org/index For 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. Together with millions of our supporters worldwide, we’re helping people stay well, helping people get well, finding cures, and fighting back against cancer. http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/
Relayforlife, relay, cancer, American cancer society
Feed the Hunger is an organization with the goal of raising monetary funds to host a packing event. Meals packed at this event will be packaged by students and community volunteers. The meals will then be shipped across the world to various locations in need of food.
This organization works towards bridging the gender gap in STEM fields. The primary purpose of this organization shall be to encourage young girls to consider careers in engineering by holding sessions that will allow them to be exposed to various global problems that engineers solve. The young girls will have the opportunity to build various items including solar powered USBs, small games, and calculators to be donated to the developing world. Through close interaction with college student mentors, we hope to inspire the next generation of female engineers.
STEM, engineering, academic, mentor, service
We are the first medical mission group at MSU that offers students the opportunity to serve under privilege countries in ways of medical clinics, education, and more! We focus on areas such as Honduras, Panama, Nicaragua, and Ghana.
Medical, Dental, Brigade, Mission, Health, Services, Volunteer, Pharmacy
The acronym IMAGE stands for INCREASING MINORITY ACCESS TO GRADUATE EDUCATION, and the IMAGE Program at Mississippi State university strives to prepare IMAGE students in science, engineering and mathematics (STEM) so that they will be able to successfully enter graduate school after their undergraduate studies. Everything we do is oriented toward striving for excellence, and students who accept the challenge to pursue excellence become IMAGE Scholars. Our goal is to help all IMAGE Scholars graduate with high grades and the ability to succeed in postgraduate studies – thus the name IMAGE, “Increasing Minority Access to Graduate Education.” If you are looking for an undergraduate program in science, engineering, or mathematics, IMAGE has a place for you.
Undergraduate, Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Mathematics, Graduate, School, Studies, Minority
Dance Marathon at Mississippi State University is a year-long campus wide fundraising movement that culminates in an all-night-long Dance Marathon to celebrate the money raised for our local Children's Miracle Network Hospital, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.
service, volunteer, dance, fundraiser, children, hospital, marathon, games, money
The primary purpose of the Mississippi State University College Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People shall be to improve the political, educational, social and economic status of minority groups; to eliminate racial prejudice; to keep the public aware of the adverse effects of racial discrimination; and to take all lawful action to secure its elimination, consistent with the efforts of the national organization and in conformity with the Articles of Incorporation of the Association, its Constitution and By-Laws and as directed by the National Board of Directors Constitution for Collegiate Chapters. In addition, its objectives shall be to educate, as well as inform, the students of Mississippi State University; along with the surrounding counties of the reoccurring problems that affect African Americans and other minority groups. Also, to create a structuralized system in which the consistent flow of intelligent, adamant, and effective leaders are produced. These objectives and more shall be pursued in accordance with the policies of the Association within the framework of University regulations.
Spectrum is a student organization on the Mississippi State University campus dedicated to promoting awareness of LGBTQ+ issues and offering a safe place for members of this community and our allies to come together to do some good on our campus and throughout our local community. Please join our Facebook group (Must message an admin to join), Twitter (@MSUSpectrum), or request to be put on our email list to receive meeting reminders and updates about the organization's activities. MSU Mission Statement: MSU Spectrum shall strive to serve the needs of all students, faculty, and staff of the University in the areas of education, support, and advocacy.
No Longer Bound is an organization dedicated to raising our voices on Mississippi State's campus and beyond in an effort to end modern day slavery. We do this by hosting events to raise awareness for victims of human trafficking, educating students about the reality of modern day slavery, and partnering with national and international non-profits dedicated to rescuing trafficking victims.
Human trafficking, global, service, difference, awareness, human rights, trafficking, slavery, modern day slavery, A21, IJM, International Justice Mission, activism, social justice, justice, freedom
No Lost Generation at Mississippi State is a student led organization supported by the Department of State which seeks to raise awareness, funds, and educational support for children and youth affected by the refugee crisis as a result of the crisis in Syria.
Academic, Political, Activism, International Relations, Refugee, Department of State
We work to aid the humane society and animal rescue of Oktibbeha County with the best interest of the animals in mind.
Humane Society, Animal Rescue
Equipping, Educating, & informing our campus on the truth of Abortion. Abolishing Abortion in Our Lifetime. We are the Pro-Life Generation! Twitter: @MSU_SFL Facebook: facebook.com/studentsforlifemsu
MSU SFL, Students For Life, Pro Life, abortion, Pregnancy, baby, children, adoption, pro choice, women, woman, babies, civil rights, human rights
We are a group of Mississippi State University students working toward a sustainable future for our campus by promoting sustainable initiatives and an environmentally-conscious lifestyle. We participate in recycling efforts on campus, tabling events to encourage students to go green, the MSU community garden,river cleanups, and other sustainability promoting activites.
Sustainable, Green, SSC, Eco, Green Fund, Clean Energy, Activism, Policy, Recycling, Gardening
Students for St. Jude is a student organization to raise money and awareness for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, TN.
St. Jude, service, fundraising, cancer, children
T.K. Martin Ambassadors is designed to help students use their skills to raise money and awareness for the Mississippi State T.K. Martin Center. Within this organization students will be able to help plan and organize events to support the T.K. Martin financially.
Service, Fundraising, Event Planning, T.K. Martin, Ambassadors