Education

Department of Education Graduate Student (DEGS) Club

About

The graduate students in education club is designed to  provide a space along with events and activities that serve to bring together graduate students in education at MSU so that they may share information, educate, and support one another in their graduate education and professional  lives along with educating the larger community on issues in the field of higher education.

This student club is open to anyone, but graduate students within education fields at MSU may be most interested in this club.

Working groups are available and open for additional members:

  •  Graduate student mentor program
  • Educational events
  • Faculty/student socials
  • Mission and logo development

Meeting Times/Dates

Regular meetings held the third Friday of every month, noon-1:00 p.m. 

 

Application

None

Faculty contact:

Dr. Bryce Hughes

 

Find us on Facebook at:  DEGS

 

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

About

The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) invites ALL education students to become members. Our organization is a global community dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading.

Mission

Our mission is to provide innovative solutions to promote the success of each child. ASCD provides expert and innovative solutions in professional development and educational leadership essential to the way educators learn, teach, and lead.

Meeting Times/Dates

Meetings happen 4 times a year.

  • End of January or early February  "Ten Strategies to Consider When Working With Parents." 
  • Early April  a person from OPI will talk about the CCSS and possibly other topics. 

Application

To apply, pick up a membership form outside of Reid 121 where Lynn Kelting-Gibson (faculty advisor) will answer any questions you may have. Membership is $29.

Contact Information

Lynn Kelting-Gibson Ed. D.
Assistant Professor of Classroom Assessment
121 Reid Hall
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 5971 

 

Kappa Delta Pi

About

By becoming a part of MSU Kappa Delta Pi, members gain immediate access to a wealth of professional development, networking, and leadership
building resources. Past events have included panel discussions, educator film showings, chapter socials and literacy outreach service events. KDP members immediately become part of a vast network of professional educators committed to furthering the advancement of education and supporting the development of global citizens. 

The MSU Kappa Delta Pi Chi 406 chapter serves as an active part of the KDP community of over 1.2 million members across the globe. For more information on this organization, please visit http://www.kdp.org.

Mission

Kappa Delta Pi is an international education honor society founded in 1911 with the expressed mission of, “striving to sustain an honored community of diverse educators by promoting excellence and advancing scholarship, leadership, and service.” 

Meeting Times/Dates

The MSU Kappa Delta Pi Chi 406 chapter holds regular monthly chapter meetings and events. For the most current information, please see our meeting/event list below, our event sign up board outside Reid 246 or contact us at kappadeltapi406@gmail.com.  

KDP Points Program

Refer to the spreadsheet to chart your progress towards reaching 406 points each semester. If you have questions, please email KDP at kappadeltapi406@gmail.com. Thank  you for your involvement!

Application

Membership is open to all MSU education majors who have completed at least 12 credits within their program of study and hold a 3.5 GPA or higher for Undergraduate students and a 3.75 GPA for Graduate students. Our chapter holds a new member initiation ceremony each semester to welcome new inductees and connect with members of the greater MSU academic community. An annual membership dues of $55 (national & local combined) will be assessed to help support KDP programming, scholarships and member outreach efforts. 

Contact Information

kappadeltapi406@gmail.com

 

Social Studies in Action Club

Mission

To provide educational, service, and networking opportunities for MSU students interested in teaching preK-20+ social studies (e.g. history, political science, geography, sociology, anthropology, Native American Studies, economics, psychology, etc.).
 

Contact Information

 
President: Kayla Olson 701-260-6480
Advisor: Christine Stanton 406-994-1890
 
Keywords: education, history, social studies broad field

 

Aspiring Educators of MSU

About

Our student chapter is composed of students preparing and advancing their skills to become exceptional future teachers.

We focus on professional development though service projects, conversation about current events in the teaching realm, and attending the various professional development conferences for educators around the state.

We are a group for ALL educators: elementary-secondary, and all areas of concentration. 

Contact Information

Address

Bozeman, MT  59715

Email: msuaspiringeducators@gmail.com

Facebook page:

www.facebook.com/smeamsubzn

MFPE official website:

https://www.mfpe.org/

Additional Information

When and where are your organization meetings held?

We meet once a month, typically the third Tuesday of every month, in Reid 223. Meetings for fall semester 2019 are September 17th, October 1st, November 5, and December 3rd.

Do you have any requirements to be a member? If yes, what are they?

There are no requirements to be a member!

How much are membership fees or dues?

There are no fees to be a part of our student chapter. 

Health & Human Development

Health Enhancement Major's Club

Mission

The Health Enhancement Major's Club's purpose is to provide an opportunity for students in our major to work cooperatively with other majors and to volunteer in the community for fundraising with events like Little Bobcat Track. This club also sends members each year to the National SHAPE America Conference that takes place each spring in a different part of the country. This helps build connections across the nation for students pursuing a career in Health Enhancement!

Contact Information

 
President: Taylor Cashmore 406-925-0109
 
Advisor: Nancy Colton 406-994-6339
 
Membership Requirements: Must be a Health Enhancement major to join.
 
Keywords:Health, Enhancement, SHAPE
 

Hospitality Student Association (HSA)

Mission

The purpose of our ogranization aims to increase awareness around the new hopsitality management program at MSU while providing opportunities for current members through networking events hotel site visits, restaurant tastings and guest lectures.

President:

Kathleen Tatarka 406-660-7600

Vice President:

Janessa Haynie 406-974-3224

Faculty Advisor:

Sun-Hwa Kim 406-994-3879

Club email: hospitalityassociation1@gmail.com

 

Montana Student Dietetics Association

Mission

The Montana Student Dietetics Association strives to enrich the well-being of students with a common interest in food and nutrition by emphasizing student involvement in the community, providing resources to promote academic success, offering insight into professional and advanced education opportunities, sharing up-to-date nutrition research with members, and assisting in the preparation of students for application to a dietetic internship program and the licensure examination to become a Registered Dietitian.
 

Contact Information

 
 
President: Luke Shealy 406-438-3609
 
Advisor: Melody Anacker 406-994-6337
 

Meeting Times

Herrick Hall Every other Tues 12:30 Thrs 12:05
 

Dues

$15 for T-shirt and membership 
 
Keywords: nutrition, food, msda

 

Exercise Science Club at MSU

Mission

The mission of the Exercise Science Club at MSU is to bring together students within the HHD realm. During the semester we hold regular meetings where professionals within the community and Grad schools are asked to come and give presentations to the club. Every year we hold our annual Trick or Trot 5K race which helps fund our trip to the American College of Sports Medicine Conference. Our club really allows students the opportunity to gain knowledge and connect with professionals and fellow classmates within their specific field.
 

Contact Information

 
President: Kaitlyn Vetter 406-560-2761
 
Advisor: Dan Heil 406-994-6324
 

Meeting Times

6:30 every other Wednesday
 

Dues

$20 registration fee
 
Keywords: exercise science, health professions, ACSM, HHD

Phi Upsilon Omicron (Phi U)

Mission

Phi Upsilon Omicron, an honor society in the integrated field of family and consumer sciences, offers an environment empowering lifelong learning, leadership building, and ethical and scholastic excellence.

1. Recognize and promote academic excellence;
2. Enhance qualities of leadership by providing opportunities for service; and
3. Encourage lifelong learning and commitment to advance family and consumer sciences related areas.

Contact Information

 
Website: Facebookwww.phiu.org/
 
President: Teresa Patten (406) 465-6103
 
Advisor: Sandy Osborne 406-994-5007
 

Meetings

Every other Tuesday evening.
 

Membership Requirements

Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, must be majoring in family and consumer sciences or one of its related areas in an institution where a chapter is established. Must exhibit the potential for professional and community leadership.
 

Dues

$65 lifetime fee
 
Keywords: honor society, consumer science, leadership

  

Chi Sigma Iota: Mu Tau Sigma

Mission

Our mission is to promote scholarship, research, professionalism, leadership, advocacy, and excellence in counseling, and to recognize high attainment in the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence in the profession of counseling.
 
President: Emily Hilliard 406-262-4194
Advisor: Cristen Wathen 406-994-3274
 

Meetings

3rd Tues. of the month 12:30pm Herrick Hall lounge
 

Membership Requirements

GPA-3.5 or higher One 30 min- hour meeting once a month Student in the counseling Master's program
 

Dues

$50 Membership $10 Dues $40 2nd year membership
 
Keywords: counseling, Chi Sigma Iota, CSI

 

Sustainable Foods and Bioenergy Systems Collaborative(Friends of Local Foods)

Mission

Sustainable Foods and Bioenergy System Collaborate (formally Friends of Local Foods) is a student group at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana. We promote awareness of local food issues on the campus and in the Bozeman community. 

 

Purpose

  • Engaging MSU students in local food issues
  • Bridging the MSU campus with the Bozeman community
  • Increase access to local foods on campus and in the community
  • Build a greater local food advocacy community

 

Contact Information

 

Meetings Times

Thursday's 5:15-6pm at Sola Café off Kagy Street