Organizations


CFR Dean's Council

The CFR Dean's Student Council provides the means for the exchange of information and ideas between the student body, faculty and administration. It coordinates and supports activities that enhance professional growth and social welfare of CFR students and provides counsel to the Dean on academic and extra-curricular aspects of student life. The Dean's Student Council plans and conducts the CFR Fall Bar-B-Que, the Annual Student Awards Banquet, and assists in welcoming visitors to the CFR ate events such as MSU Discovery Day. Membership is comprised of four elected officers (CFR Interschool Council) and the President/Chairman of each recognized CFR student organization.

Advisor Cory Bailey George Switzer Memorial Reading Room, Thompson Hall 662-325-7873



College of Forest Resources Ambassadors

The CFR Ambassadors are a select group of students representing all departments within our college. Ambassadors are selected after submitting an application and attending an interview. Meetings are held every two weeks and responsibilities vary depending on the needs of the college. Contact: Cory Bailey

Advisor Cory Bailey  662-325-7873



Forest Products Society, MSU Chapter

The Forest Products Society is an international non-profit association founded in 1947 to provide a common forum for all segments of the forest products industry. Members of the local chapter attend regional and North American meetings, sponsor social programs, and participate in various college activities. Forest Products Society MSU Student Chapter enables undergraduate and graduate students to develop personal contacts and to keep up to date with regional and national research and industry developments.

Faculty Advisor Dragica Jeremic Franklin Center 662-325-0212



Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences

MANRRS is a student organization aimed to promote the inclusion of ethnic and cultural groups that are under-represented in agricultural and natural resources and related fields in all phases of career preparation and participation.
Link: http://manrrs.org.msstate.edu/

Faculty Advisor Kevin Hunt  662-325-0989



Xi Sigma Pi

Xi Sigma Pi is the national forestry honor society. It was founded at the University of Washington in 1908. The MSU Chapter Alpha Theta was founded in 1971. The objectives of Xi Sigma Pi are to secure and maintain a high standard of scholarship in forest resources education, to work for the improvement of the forest resources profession, and to promote a fraternal spirit among those engaged in activities related to natural resources. Some of the qualifications for election to membership are: (1) 74 semester hours completed with 10 semester hours in CFR professional courses; (2) regular registration in the CFR for one semester; (3) minimum 3.00 GPA in total and CFR courses; and (4) character and personality. All students enrolled in the CFR are eligible for nomination.

Faculty Advisor Bronson Strickland 257 Thompson Hall 662-325-8141