- Dairy Club
President: Danielle Haynes
Ag Council Representative: Michelle Dirksen
The Purdue University Dairy Club is a student-run organization dedicated to promoting the dairy industry through community service, club activities, and educational events.
The Dairy Club is comprised of students at Purdue studying a variety of disciplines, not required, yet usually all having a general interest of dairy production, management, and dairy processing. The Dairy Club currently has about 60 members and four club advisors.
For more information on club events, meeting the officer team, and getting involved, visit our website at www.purduedairyclub.org.
- Environmental Science Club
President: Patrick Slack
Ag Council Representative: Ashley Holmes
The Environmental Science Club is a student organization looking to increase the education, awareness, and community involvement of its members while fostering a positive social setting. In order to accomplish this vision, we will engage in three types of activities. The first is education based, consisting of lectures by professors on campus and discussions between members on crucial environmental concerns ranging from the community to a world scale. The second is a community-wide project, focusing on making Purdue a more environmentally friendly campus. The third type includes community service actions such as school education, Adopt-A-Highway, and other volunteering opportunities.
Farm Management Club
President: Ethan Stephenson
Ag Council Representative: Jon Wint
Farm Management Club is a student organization in the College of Agriculture. Within this organization, we host various activities including a faculty breakfast for the Agricultural Economics Department, Corn Hole Tournament, and host speakers and field trips throughout the semester within the agriculture industry. Our club has meetings every other Tuesday in Kran 661 at 6 p.m.
- Food Science Club
President: Jenn Farrell
Ag Council Representative: Chelsea Ramsey
Food Science Club is an organization associated with the Institute of Food Technologists, Student Association. It is open to anyone interested in learning about food related fields and topics, such as food chemistry, microbiology, processing, packaging, and sensory. The activities vary from Spring Fest, to the science behind hot dogs and sushi, academic competitions, and even pumpkin carving. The Food Science Club also puts on an annual Spring Symposium bringing in speakers from around the world to discuss a different, prevalent topic every year. It is a great resume booster, and a great way to network with industry reps who come in looking to hire students!
- Heifer International Club
President: Meghan Costello
Ag Council Representative: Heather Solomon
Heifer International Purdue Chapter is a club the promotes Heifer International's mission and goals. Heifer International is a non-profit organization that helps end hunger and poverty while carrying for the earth all over the world. Heifer delivers livestock and training to families in need and after their animal reproduces, they must pass the first offspring to another family. This is called passing on the gift, and it is truly the gift that keeps on giving. Heifer International Purdue Chapter helps raise funds for Heifer International while educating the public about global hunger issues. We also do a lot of programs in our own community as well as promote trips internationally to Romania and Haiti.
- Helping Paws Club
President: Jaqueline Lynch
Ag Council Representative: Jordan Young
Helping Paws is a Purdue University student organization dedicated to bettering the lives of animals in need. We raise animal awareness in the community by volunteering with many animal related organizations in the Lafayette/West Lafayette area and a few farther away in Indiana. A few of the many places we are involved with are Columbian Park Zoo, Crystal Creek Kennels shelter, Black Pine Animal Park, and Wildcat Creek Wildlife Center.
- Indiana Association of Agricultural Educators (IAAE)
President: Emilie Kuhn
Ag Council Representative: Tyler Boganwright
Indiana Association of Agricultural Educators at Purdue is an option club for all Purdue Ag Ed majors. Throughout the year our members participate in Career Development Events, community service activities and hear from Agricultural Business and Science Teachers as well as other industry representatives. Our organization is very active in assisting with current agricultural educators with FFA events, in preparation for when we are in the field of education and creating leaders for our future.
- Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS)
President: Alyssa Haithcox
Ag Council Representative: Hector Ochoa
Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS) is a national society that fosters the growth of students in agriculture, natural resource sciences, and related fields that may not have a high representation in industry (including women). MANRRS provides many opportunities for its members including professional and leadership development as well as the opportunity to develop a network of faculty, peers, and industry representatives nationwide. The Purdue MANRRS chapter is involved in community service, fundraising, and meets biweekly to discuss chapter activities.
- Pre-Vet Club
President: Chelsea Noffsinger
Ag Council Representative: Chelsea Noffsinger
The Purdue Pre-veterinary Medical Association is an organization that is solely dedicated to all students, no matter their major, who are interested in the field of Veterinary Medicine. PPVMA is closely involved with the Veterinary Teaching Hospital which aids in furthering student's education in current practices of Veterinary Medicine. PPVMA is also involved with outside philanthropies, such as the Humane Society, Natalieâ€™s Second Chance Shelter and many others, which give student members the chance to help improve local animal life while gaining necessary small and large animal experience. PPVMA is a place for students to meet new people with common interests and to have fun while building a strong background and understanding for their future in the Veterinary world.
- Purdue Agronomy Club
President: Aaron Englert
Ag Council Representative: Daniel Bechman
Agronomy Club is a very active club that is open to anyone that has an interest in Agronomy. The club meets every Wednesday night at 5:45pm in Lilly room 2-425, and food is served at every meeting. At these weekly meetings, we do incorporate several educational or team-building exercises such as hosting guest speakers, having work sessions, or game nights. Agronomy Club is also active in many community service projects and events, including Spring Fest, Purdue Ag Week, and Ag Alumni Fish Fry. Members are also able to get involved with the club by attending the National and Regional meetings for SASES.
- Purdue American Fisheries Society
President: Colleen Taylor
Ag Council Representative: Colleen Taylor
The Purdue Student Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is a subchapter, representing our parent society toward its goal to improve the conservation and sustainability of fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems by advancing fisheries and aquatic science and promoting the development of fisheries profession.
Our club focuses on allowing students to gain knowledge of the fisheries field. We promote networking with professionals and provide opportunities for students to gain experience in electro fishing and fish identification, as well as other various activities pertaining to aquatics.
- Purdue Collegiate 4-H
President: Tyler Wilson
Ag Council Representative: Kayla Wirthwein
Purdue Collegiate 4-H is a student-led organization that serves the local community, promotes leadership development, and assists the Indiana 4-H Youth Development program.
We also give students the opportunity to socialize with people of similar interests. We are the 4-H members you grew up with. It is all of the fun of traditional 4-H without the projects.
- Purdue Diesel Club
President: Jason Bannon
Ag Council Representative: Tyler Cline
A social club based around people who have an interest in diesel power, whether it be performance, Ag, on-road, etc.
- Purdue Ducks Unlimited
President: Josh Hall
Co-President: Kelley Kulczyk
Co-President: Megan Raderstorf
Ag Council Representative: N/A
Purdue Ducks Unlimited is a recognized chapter of Ducks Unlimited Inc. and a recognized student organization at Purdue University. Our primary focus is to raise money for Ducks Unlimited to conserve North American wetlands and waterfowl. Aside from our fund raising objectives, we also strive to increase community awareness of the importance of wetlands in North America. We have hosted booths at the Purdue Spring Fest, guided youth waterfowl hunts, and assisted with greenwing events across the state.
- Purdue Equestrian Team
President: Ann Higginbotham
Ag Council Representative: Emily Hunt
The main purpose of PET is to expose interested Purdue students to horses and to the sport of riding, regardless of experience. Students are able to take hunt seat riding lessons through the University, to learn to ride or take part in preparation for intercollegiate horse shows. Although showing is a large part of this club, it is not required to be a part of the club. Many students ride for fun and to interact with horses, which, in itself, is the best part of the sport!
Members of the club are highly involved, whether it be through lessoning, showing, attending social events, or attending monthly meetings. Meetings include club updates as well as fun activities and guest speakers.
Please visit our website at www.Purdue.edu/PurdueEquestrians.
- Purdue Zoological Society
President: Amanda Harrison
Ag Council Representative: Amanda Webb
The mission of our club is to provide students with an interest in the exotic animal industry an opportunity to explore the career options pertaining to zoo,wildlife, and exotic animals. The continued existence of zoological parks, refuges, and aquariums, depends upon the education of the public as well as respect and appreciation for animals. Our goal is spread our love and fascination for the amazing species of our world. From all walks of life from the tadpole to the whale. Whats the requirements you might ask?---- If you love animals, your in! Come join us and help to make our world better for all things living in it.
- Rodeo Club
President: Keturah Kreider
Ag Council Representative: Joel Tempel
The Purdue Rodeo Association is a club for anyone interested in rodeo. Members donâ€™t need experience in rodeo, just a desire to learn. We do fundraising events throughout the year and take part in community service opportunities.
- Thomas Say Promotional
President: John T. Diller
Ag Council Representative: John T. Diller
Weâ€™re the entomology club for undergraduates on campus and although many of our members are entomology majors we welcome all majors to come and find out more about our namesake and participate in club activities. Our club makes the chocolate covered crickets for Bug Bowl during Spring Fest but throughout the rest of the year we have general meetings with activities related to insects. These activities include but are not limited to; outreach events, guest lecturers, insect collecting, and when funds allow special trips.