MANRRS - Purdue University Chapter

Minorities in Agricultural, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences

"Linking hands across the world" 


Minorities In Agricultural, Natural Resources, And Related Sciences, known as MANRRS, is a national society focused on the professional and personal development of minorities in agriculture. For student members, MANRRS provides role models, networking opportunities, scholarships, and employment opportunities. MANRRS also offers students opportunities to enhance leadership, organizational, and public speaking skills, and to experience professional critique of scholarly work in a “user-friendly” environment.

MANRRS-Purdue University was founded in 1990 and has been active in the national society ever since. MANRRS welcomes membership of people from all backgrounds in agricultural and related science disciplines. It is a springboard for their entry into careers and advancements. More resources for how to join MANRRS-Purdue are below!

Event Dates

All meetings occur in ABE B073 from 6:00 - 7:00 PM (Eastern).

  • January 16
    • Chapter Call Out
  • January 29
    • Code of Conduct Training + Competition Registration help after meeting + Resume & Cover Letter Tips
  • February 12 
    •  Elevator Pitch Practices + Being a minority in the workplace 
  • February 26
    • Mock Interviews Practice 
  • March 18
    • Election Procedures
  • April 1
    •  Elections
  • April 15 
    •  Final General Body Meeting + Social Activity 


  • Plant Sale Fundraiser - September 27th-28th, Come support our MANRRS members as we sell plants to help raise money to send our students to regional clusters. 


  • MANRRS Region V Regional Cluster - October 20th-21st, MANRRS members will be participating in contests and getting to know other like-minded students at the Region IV/V cluster.


  • Flower Sale Fundraiser - February 12th-13th, Our MANRRS students will be selling roses and bouquets to raise money for our members to go to the MANRRS national conference. 



  • MANRRS End of Year Celebration - April 19th, from 5:00 to 8:00, Held at the Spurgeon Club - Mackey Arena, come celebrate the end of the year with your fellow MANRRS members!