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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.
Forest Products Society, MSU Chapter
The Forest Products Society is an international non-profit educational 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. With over 4,000 members in the United States, Canada, and more than 50 other countries, the Forest Products Society enables undergraduate and graduate students to develop personal contacts and to keep up to date with regional and national research and industry developments.
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.