Undergraduate Student Organizations

AGEDS Undergraduate Student Organizations

Membership in student organizations is open to all current Iowa State students.  For more information about any of these clubs, please contact an officer or advisor.

Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT) 

The ACT Club purpose is to: (A) encourage interest and relationships in agricultural communications; (B) advance the interchange of ideas among students and faculty and with other ACT chapters; and (C) establish contacts through the organization, along with other communication organizations. Dues are $25/year and meetings are determined by the officers. It is affiliated with the National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow and will seek a close relationship with all communications organizations. Club Advisors are Virginia Hanson, 515-294-6145 and Dr. Katie Hunt, 515-294-8943. ACT Facebook 

Agricultural Education Club

The Agricultural Education Club is a professional leadership development organization for students with an interest in how education impacts agriculture. The purpose of this organization centers on the development of decision-making, cooperation, and leadership skills. The Agricultural Education Club helps students become better qualified for their careers through participation in professional and social activities, as well as give ample opportunity to get to know fellow future leaders in agriculture. Dues are $20/year an business meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7pm and include programs on various topics such as agriculture intern experiences, Extension and/or student teaching experiences, commodity groups, government agriculture programs, and international agriculture as well as job opportunities in agriculture. It is affiliated with the National Association of Agriculture Educators, Iowa Association of Agricultural Educators, Alpha Tau Alpha National Honorary Fraternity, and work with American Association of Agricultural Educators. Club Advisor is Dr. Scott Smalley, 515-294-0047. Agricultural Education Club Facebook 

Farm Operations Club

The Farm Op Club gives students many non classroom opportunities for personal growth. In this club students develop leadership skills, enjoy social activities, and build lasting relationships with students and faculty. Business meetings are held once a month and include programs on various topics such as commodity groups, government agriculture programs, production agriculture, as well as job opportunities in agriculture. The Farm Operation Club offers scholarships each year to students within the curriculum who demonstrate high academic achievement, leadership skills, as well as service activities. Dues are $20/per year and meetings are once a month on Thursday evenings. Club Advisors are Ben Chamberlain 515-294-4655 (318 Curtiss Hall) and Robert Frutchey 515-294-8802 (223 Curtiss Hall). Farm Operations Club Facebook 

PAS Club

Club Adviser is Nate Dobbels 515-294-5009 (318 Curtiss Hall).