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COMMUNITY & CAMPUS

African American Student Council – The purpose of this organization is to provide an atmosphere whereby students will be able to engage in social activities that are designed to increase their knowledge about the community & its culture.  More info

Delta Diplomats – A select group of student recruiters who assist the university with the recruiting of prospective students. More info

Delta Statement – The Delta Statement is a student-run and student-edited newspaper at Delta State University. It serves the student readership by reporting on news involving the campus and surrounding community. The Delta Statement is published every Thursday during the fall and spring semesters and is distributed free of charge, campus wide.

Delta Volunteers – The purpose of this organization is to develop volunteer opportunities involving our community.

Diamond Girls – Diamond Girls are an integral part of the Delta State University Baseball team. This group of young women assist with gate commissions, retrieve foul balls, return bats for both home and visiting teams, supply umpires with baseballs, and assist in numerous other tasks that help the home games run smoothly. Girls are also assigned a ‘bat buddy’ from the Baseball team and are to support their buddy throughout the season with gifts and encouragement.

Delta State University Precision Flight Team – The purpose of this organization is to help promote fellowship & friendship among Delta State University students, faculty & staff involved in Aviation & to provide fund raising & social events.

Grid Iron Girls – Grid Iron Girls are an integral part of the Delta State University Football team. This group of young women assist with the Kidz Korner at home football games, work home and visitor sidelines, assist in the concessions, help with gate commissions, and help in various other tasks that help the home games run smoothly. Each girl is assigned a ‘football friend’ from the Football team and they are to support their football fellow throughout the season with gifts and encouragement.

International Student Association – An organization dedicated to strengthening international relations through cultural, social, educational & professional activities.

MS Early Childhood Association (MECA) – The purpose of this organization is to work for the best opportunities for young children and their families through providing a means for persons interested in young children to work together; increasing knowledge and understanding of members through a variety of educational means; bringing relevant issues about the needs of young children to the attention of pre-service teachers; working to improve the health & educational standards for group care of children & to improve the quality of life for them; cooperating with agencies & organizations working for the best interest of young children; and encouraging the development of total associations to support these objectives.

Pageant Board – The purpose of this organization is to plan & produce the Delta State University Most Beautiful Pageant & the Miss Delta State University Pageant.

Residence Hall Councils – A group of residence hall students who meet to plan programming & handle minor disciplinary matters to help enhance the residence hall community experience.

Student Government Association (SGA) – The purpose of this organization is to promote unity & welfare of the entire student body, provide a high standard of responsibility in the interests of our student life & to insure goodwill among students, faculty, staff & administration. More info

Social Work Club – The purpose of this organization is to achieve a better understanding of social work practices, to learn more about social work & social work issues & promote service to the community.

Union Program Council – The purpose of this organization is to provide campus entertainment & opportunities for student involvement in programming. More info

UMADD – The purpose of this organization is to educate students at Delta State University about the dangers of drinking while driving and under-aged drinking.

Water Environment Federation – The purpose of this organization is to promote student interest in the environment & to provide an avenue for the exchange of information & ideas between students & members of both the MS Water Environment Association & the Water Environment Federation.

Wildlife Society – The purpose of this organization is to provide opportunities of gathering & interaction to anyone interested in any aspect of wildlife; provide opportunities for students to gain experience in the various aspects of wildlife, natural resource management, and stewardship; and promote proper stewardship of natural resources.

PERFORMING GROUPS

Chamber Singers – The Chamber Singers is a highly select choir of 18 voices dedicated to the highest standards of preparation and performance. They perform several times throughout the school year, both on campus and around the region. Membership is by audition.

Delta Chorale – Delta Chorale is the premier large choral ensemble at Delta State University. This 40-45 voice choir is comprised of students from a variety of academic majors across campus. They present several major concerts throughout the year and tour annually. Membership is by audition.

Delta Players – Delta Players consists of performers and crew members dedicated to presenting a variety of theatrical genres for Delta State University.

Delta Singers – Delta Singers is open to all singers without an audition. They perform one major concert each semester. This choir introduces singers to a wide range of repertoire, placing emphasis on developing sight reading and performance skills and increasing musical understanding.

Delta State Cheerleaders – Delta State’s Coed Squad (Green Squad) is a student activity in the Division of Student Affairs.  The Coed Squad usually consists of up to 20 members; these members are the squad members selected at the spring tryout process, or throughout the summer.

Delta State Marching Band- The Marching Statesmen, along with the Delta Belles and the Color Guard, performs for home football games and marching band festivals throughout the state.

PROFESSIONAL

Alpha Eta Rho – The purpose of this organization is to actively associate interested students of Aviation with leaders and executives in the industry.

American Chemical Society – This organization supports students & their faculty to promote professional development, mentoring & peer support mechanisms for undergraduates majoring in the chemical society.  More info

Career Ambassadors – Ambassadors are selected each semester and volunteer and network with potential employers. They promote career building and helpful services for students looking to further their career on-campus and off.

Community Development Student Organization – The purpose of this organization is to promote excellence, leadership, unity and organization to community development graduate students, faculty, and professionals; increase interpersonal relationships between CD graduate students, faculty and professionals; providing an avenue for discussion, innovation, entrepreneurship, camaraderie and experience by encouraging interaction with local communities while in the confines of academia; and increase national recognition for university community development programs & promote community development as a growing & much needed career field.

Criminal Justice Association – The purpose of this organization is to promote interest in the Criminal Justice field & give a better understanding of the Criminal Justice field.

Mathematical Association of America (MAA) – The purpose of this organization is to encourage students to continue study in the mathematical sciences and consider a career and to provide opportunities to meet with other Math students & encourage participation in student activities.

MS Professional Educators (MPE) – The purpose of the organization is to foster high ideals of the education professions; promote interest in education; promote the welfare of students & educators; provide opportunities for pre-service teachers to work cooperatively in their curriculum area; increase knowledge & understanding of pre-service teachers through a variety of educational opportunities; bring relevant issues about the needs of students to the attention of pre-service teachers; and cooperate with agencies & organizations working for the best interest of students.

Student Nurses Association – The purpose of this organization is to foster communication among the members of the nursing student body & between the nursing student body & faculty; to promote a better understanding of the professional nursing program on campus & in the community; and to promote & encourage participation in community affairs & activities which promote improved health care.

Student Alumni Association (SAA)  – The purpose of this organization is to develop leadership among future alumni.

Student Association of Family & Consumer Sciences – This organization was established so the FCS majors can contribute fully to the growth & promotion of Family & Consumer Sciences & add to their own professional growth.

Women in Aviation /Delta 22s – The purpose of this organization is to champion women’s professional growth and enrichment in the aviation fields by providing opportunities for sharing information and networking, education, fostering a sense of community & increasing public awareness of women in the industry.

SOCIAL FRATERNITIES AND SORORITIES

The Interfraternity Council – The campus governing body for the DSU fraternities affiliated nationally with the National Interfraternity Council. For more information, contact the advisor in Union 308 or call 662-846-4138.

Interfraternity Chapters

Kappa Alpha
Kappa Sigma
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia
Pi Kappa Alpha
Sigma Alpha Epsilon

The Delta State University Panhellenic Council is composed of Greek women interested in strengthening the bonds among the sororities. Its purposes are to maintain a high standard of sorority life and interfraternity relationships within the university, to further intellectual accomplishment and sound scholarship, and to cooperate with the college administration in the maintenance of high social standards.

Panhellenic Chapters

Tri-Delta
Kappa Delta
Phi Mu

The Delta State University National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc. (NPHC) is an umbrella organization for seven historically black, international Greek letter Fraternities and Sororities. The council promotes interaction through forums, meetings and other mediums for the exchange of information and engages in cooperative programming and initiatives through various activities and functions. For more information, contact the advisor in Bailey 108 or call 662-846-4152.

Fraternity Chapters

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

Sorority Chapters

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

HONOR SOCIETIES

Alpha Iota Mu – The purpose of this organization is to recognize outstanding academic achievement in the field of information systems; provide a forum for academic, professional, and social development; promote high ethical standards; and encourage the growth & integrity of the information systems profession.

Delta Mu Delta – The purpose of this organization is to encourage higher scholarship & to recognize & reward scholastic achievement in business administration programs.

Eta Mu Sigma – The purpose of this organization is to recognize & honor those individuals in the field of Aviation who through scholarship integrity & outstanding achievement have been a credit to their program.

Kappa Delta Pi – This organization is an international honor society in Education that elects those to membership who exhibits the ideals of scholarship, high personal standards & promise in teaching & allied professions. It encourages improvement & distinction in achievement & contributes to education.

Kappa Pi – The purpose of this organization is to form bodies of representative students who will, by their influence and their artistic interests, uphold the highest ideals of a liberal education; to provide a means whereby students with artistic commitment meet for the purpose of informal study & entertainment; to raise the standards of productive artistic work among the students in the colleges & universities; to furnish the highest reward for conscientious effort in furthering the best interest of art in the broadest sense of the term, by election to membership in the Fraternity, based upon such meritorious work.

Mu Phi Epsilon – The purpose of this organization is for the advancement of music throughout the world, the promotion of musicianship & scholarship, loyalty to the Alma Mater & the development of a true bond of friendship.

Order of Omega – The purpose of this organization is to recognize fraternity men & women at DSU who attained a high standard of academic achievement & leadership in inter-fraternity activities and to encourage them to continue along this line, as well as inspire others to strive for similar conspicuous attainment.

Pi Gamma Mu – The purpose of this organization is to encourage excellence in the social sciences among undergraduate and graduate students. This organization not only gives recognition to good scholarship, but actively promotes is all year long by enriching activities, a lectureship program, and student-faculty fellowship.

Psi Chi – The purpose of this organization is for the general enlightenment & education of members and to bring these members together to share common interests.

Sigma Delta Pi – The purpose of this organization is to promote the appreciation of the culture of Latin America and of Spain, and to foster better understanding of the contribution Spanish-speaking people have made to our American heritage.

Omicron Delta Kappa – The purpose of this organization is to recognize those who have attained a high standard of efficiency in collegiate activities and to inspire others to strive for conspicuous attainments along similar lines;  to bring together the most representative students in all phases of collegiate life and thus to create an organization which will help to mold the sentiment of the institution on questions of local and intercollegiate interest;  to bring together members of the faculty and student body of the institution, as well as other Omicron Delta Kappa members, on a basis of mutual interest, understanding, and helpfulness.

Phi Eta Sigma – The purpose of this organization is to promote a higher standard of learning & to encourage high scholastic attainment among the freshmen in our institutions of higher learning.

POLITICAL

Agora Club – The purpose of this organization is to promote political awareness, encourage lively, rational and logical political discussions and sponsor public service projects, such as guest speakers, field trips, volunteer activities and related areas.

College Republicans – The purpose of this organization is to make known and promote the principles of the Republican Party among the students at Delta State University and the community.

Young Democrats – The purpose of this organization is to be an educational club, not primarily a campaign organization, but a concerned group who feel that most of the present unrest among young people can be channeled to constructive means. This organization seeks political awareness for all groups; seek a meaningful dialogue for young people and an opportunity for young people to take an active interest in popular government; and to discover and discuss the means by which our political system works.

RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS

Baptist Student Union – The purpose of this organization is to help you deepen your faith in God; find support from others in the living of your Faith; join with others in the study of the Scriptures; use your gifts In ministering to others; have a meaningful worship experience; help get the “bigger picture of the world” from a Christian perspective; and develop friendships that become lasting relationships.

Campus Crusade for Christ – The purpose of this organization is to provide regular opportunities to study & discuss the Bible, worship & pray, all in a group setting, which also provides opportunities for fellowship, encouragement and spiritual development among members.

Catholic Student Association – CSA is an organization that provides students an opportunity to experience Christ in service, social, and spiritual settings. We welcome all students to attend any of our events. We meet every Monday evening at 6:30 at the Parish Life Center behind Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church. We attend retreats, have bible studies, explore Catholic teachings, and provide service to our community. Come and join us anytime! We make announcements and notify students of events on our Facebook page. You can search it as: Delta State CSA.

God’s Anointed Voices – The purpose of this organization is to help students feel at home while showing them that things in life with God can be positive & successful; to encourage the students to stay focused on their goals in life & with God; and to teach students the history & the meaning of the Holy Bible.

Latter Day Saints Student Organization (LDSSA) – The purpose of this organization is to encourage & support members of LDSSA in achieving their academic goals & maintaining a balanced life while on campus; encourage members of LDSSA to become an influence for god by participating in activities & service on campus & in the community; provide students with meaningful service opportunities & social & religious activities that are consistent with LDSSA standards; and promote traditional moral values.

Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) – The purpose of this organization is to provide students with opportunities to study the good news of Jesus Christ in large group Bible studies, small group Bible studies & one to one settings. The goals of this organization include evangelism, growth in the knowledge & application of God’s grace, an atmosphere of sincere fellowship, service to those in the community, and the development of a Biblical world & life view.

Wesley Foundation – The purpose of this organization is to aid all people to a better understanding of the Christian faith, to aid them in their search for meaning in life, and to help them grow normally in all aspects of life.