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Student Organization Spotlight: Leadership Programs

Mo State Lead strives to offer opportunities for students to develop their leadership skills and prepare for leadership roles on campus and post graduation. Our office provides 3 distinct programs; Commerce Bank Emerging Leaders, Centennial Leaders Scholarship, and Distinction in Public Affairs. Each program is challenging and interactive to help students walk away with not only valuable skills but also a new network of fellow student leaders. Beyond our leadership programs our office offers advisement and materials for organizations to partake in their own leadership development. Lastly we help plan and implement the Sample Springfield event held on campus in the Fall.

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Student Organization Spotlight: Entertainment Management Association

The Entertainment Management Association (EMA) is a professional association dedicated to creating opportunities for career development. EMA is open to any student interested in the entertainment field and provides a great way to meet other students interested in entertainment management. EMA meets about every other Wednesday in Glass 101 throughout the academic year from 5-6 p.m. See Google Calendar for meetings and other event dates. Membership dues are: $50 for Annual Membership Bundle (includes Fall and Spring Membership plus newest T-shirt) $35 for Semester Membership (included Fall Only Membership plus newest EMA T-shirt).

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Student Organization Spotlight: Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity Inc.

Brotherhood is essential to young men who are seeking mentors in life and as well as wanting to build a large bond and network with men who serve similar interest in the community. The fraternity experience has paved the way for many students to become part of Greek life and understand how achievement in every field of human endeavor is possible. It was the vision of our astute Founders that enabled them in the school year 1910 – 11, to sow the seed of this grand fraternity, in which can be enjoyed by college men everywhere.

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Student Organization Spotlight: Traditions Council

Traditions Council at Missouri State University will promote and preserve Missouri State traditions and support athletic engagement for all Missouri State University students.  Traditions Council is responsible for hosting pre-game, game day events and spirit rallies that showcase MSU Traditions throughout the year including assistance with MSU Homecoming. The hard work and efforts of the Traditions Council members connect students to important aspects of campus life and assist students in achieving the full BEAR experience. Traditions Council will be hosting a tailgate for the MSU Baseball Team on Tuesday, April 25th! Come get some free food and drinks. The T-shirt swap will be happening that night! #BearUp

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Student Organization Spotlight: Pi Kappa Phi

 

Pi Kappa Phi was a fraternity founded on the premise of creating leadership opportunities for members. Our founders exemplified leadership in the classroom, on the athletic field, in campus politics and challenged the fraternity slate with progressive values. Leadership is the very root of our organization and we continually strive to improve our community. Pi Kappa Phi is the only national fraternity to own and operate their own philanthropy, The Ability Experience, which serves people with disabilities.

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Student Organization Spotlight: Sigma Phi Epsilon

Sigma Phi Epsilon is a fraternity that prides itself on its cardinal principles of virtue, diligence, and brotherly love. Sig Ep has raised over $20,000 in philanthropic donations in the fall semester alone, contributed 13 hours of community service hours per member, and hosted 10 educational events all in the fall semester. Sigma Phi Epsilon aspires to be different, we aim to continue success in philanthropy, service learning, and educational events, as well as increasing goals for our GPA. Sig Ep has been fortune enough to be win prestigious awards like Chapter of the Year. Two of its members where awarded Outstanding Freshman and Senior last week and Sig Ep was a part of Team 9 who won Greek Week. Sigma Phi Epsilon is committed to cultivating a ‘giving’ environment for all of FSL, this fall was just the beginning. This environment is only possible through partnerships in events, in which Sig Ep is looking forward to.
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Student Organization Spotlight: Student Government Association

SGA is the Student Government Association of Missouri State University. SGA serves as the voice of the student body and encourages all students to participate if they are interested in bettering their University. Resolutions come from Directors that serve on cabinet and senators that attend weekly committee meetings. Senators can be representatives from their organization but also can be senators at large or represent their graduating class. SGA is responsible for many recent improvements and aspects of campus, such as the new Wellness Center, advocating for a new residence hall, and creating a Senior Class commission and the Communication Commission. SGA also has many projects coming to fruition through the Student Initiative Fund (SIF) like new hydration stations and Bearline trackers. SGA Senate Sessions are held every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in PSU 313. Applications can be found in the SGA Office (PSU 123) or on the SGA website!

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Student Organization Spotlight: Missouri State Enactus

Missouri State Enactus is a entrepreneurship club that goes around the community partnering with businesses to help people in need. We help struggling businesses with Marketing, Operations, and Finances. It is a great club to give you REAL WORLD experience and learn about Business. In April we go to Chicago to present what we did over the past school year to business people and compete with other schools. After that we are able to go to a large Career Fair where over 400 businesses from across America attend to recruit you for a job. If you want to learn and grow as a professional and network for Internships and Jobs this is the club for you. E-mail Enactus at Fentress696@live.missouristate.edu for more information.

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Student Organization Spotlight: Animal Rights Club

Animal Rights Club passionately promotes animal welfare by participating in awareness campaigns, demonstrations/protests, petitioning, volunteering at local animal shelters, organizing fundraisers for animal rescues, and educating the community of animal cruelty with ways to prevent and stop it. We have numerous tabling events throughout the year with fun and educational messages about animal welfare and sampling vegan food! Our most widely attended event is the Earthlings Documentary Film night, in which the first 100 people in attendance received $5 just for watching the film. We host forums and discussions on how to improve the lifes of animals, and are open to more ideas on creative ways to get the message out about animal welfare! We are an organization open to anyone – no matter the major, ect! You can join in at one of our meetings anytime! We meet Wednesdays 4pm till 5:30pm in Siceluff Hall RM 420! Currently we are promoting a petition to end the annual deer hunt in our local nature center! You can find this petition, and more info about the organization on our website and social media channels! Website: http://msuanimalrightsclub.weebly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MSUAnimalRightsClub/  Twitter: @MoStateARC

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