Student Clubs and Organizations
Being a part of student clubs and organizations is a great way to meet new friends, have fun, and try new things. Contact any of the club presidents or advisors to get involved!
Ag Ambassadors are a group of student volunteers who help promote the College by participating in recruitment events, meeting with prospective students and their parents, giving tours, and visiting high schools in the region. Applications are accepted each Spring.
Agricultural College Council (AgCC)
AgCC gives CANR students a sense of unity, provides events for students to meet one another, and allows students to voice their opinions. AgCC encourages, initiates, and conducts services which are beneficial to CANR students and promotes student-faculty cooperation to better suit student needs. AgCC assists in planning, coordinating, and promoting the Fall and Spring Ag Socials, Ag Carnival, Ag Day, the Advisor Appreciation Reception, movie nights, game nights, and study breaks. For more information, contact Rebecca Savage (President), firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity (AGR)
The world needs a few good men--the kind of men who lead by the example of their character and the value of their actions. We're a social fraternity offering a host of experiences that involve our members in the rich social fabric of college life. Also, we're a professional fraternity bonding our members in a common cause to better themselves as they pursue careers in agriculture. For every man, the road to personal excellence offers both trial and triumph. The road is never easy, but in AGR you'll find a group of brothers dedicated to helping each other find triumph on that road. For more information, contact Max Manse (President), email@example.com
Alpha Zeta (AZ)
Alpha Zeta is a national co-ed, honors, agricultural fraternity. Alpha Zeta fosters scholarship, leadership, character and fellowship among its members. Membership is honorary and invitations are presented to second semester freshmen, sophomores, juniors or seniors who have a 3.0 GPA. AZ participates in a wide variety of service projects, attends national conferences and plans several social events each semester. For more information, contact Jessica Applebaum and Angela Carcione (Co-Presidents), firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Animal Science Club
The Animal Science Club promotes and provides educational opportunities for club members interested in the field of animal science. We accomplish this through informational guest speakers, our yearly regional competition (NESA,) volunteering at a local farm, and participation in Ag Day. Additionally, we take trips to zoos and aquariums, many of which include behind-the-scenes tours. We also foster friendships through social events like Cow Town Rodeo, and our annual trip to Longwood Gardens. For more information, contact Kathyrn Williams (President), firstname.lastname@example.org.
Collegiate 4-H provides support to the Delaware 4-H program through leadership training, support for events on campus, and judges for 4-H activities. Collegiate members become role models for 4-H members and provide a connection to higher education and potential careers. Club members enjoy social activities and community service projects throughout the year. Collegiate 4-H is open to any UD student; previous 4-H experience is not required. For more information, contact Alyssa McCormick (President), email@example.com.
The National FFA Leadership Organization branches across all fifty states and U.S. territories. The University of Delaware Chapter of the Collegiate FFA cordially invites you to become a part of our ever growing FFA family! The Collegiate FFA gives students the opportunity to engage in community service, volunteer and social events. Be sure to visit our website, where you will find our calendar of events, upcoming meetings and much more. For more information, contact Caitlin Walton (President), firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Delaware Equestrian team is a club sport that anyone can join. The club has both showing and non-showing aspects. UDET competes in the IHSA in both English and Western disciplines. Besides showing, the team is involved in activities such as Ag Carnival and Ag Day. The team also is involved with volunteering at riding organizations, such as therapeutic riding, and social activities such as pot-luck dinners and spirit events. For more information, contact Emily Coleman (President), email@example.com.
Food Science Club
This club strives to take Food Science education to a whole new level. This organization is about satisfying the interests of our students and expanding their horizons. Our meetings consist of guest speakers from the food industry, trips to local establishments, and the ever popular Institute of Food Technologist meetings. We are registered with the Philadelphia section of IFT, and by being involved with this professional organization, our students get a real sense of what it means to be a “food scientist.” For more information, contact Krystal Shortlidge (President), firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Horticulture Club is a free way to travel to the finest and most popular gardens, arboretums, conservatories and parks in and around the Delaware area. Members have the opportunity to participate in hands-on work with plants in our own UD greenhouse, as well as the chance to volunteer at Ag Day, the Horticulture Club's largest fundraiser of the year. If you enjoy plant photography, woodland walking paths, or simply meeting new people as you explore the beauty of nature, than look to the Horticulture Club for a terrific time. For more information, contact Ariel Heminger(President), email@example.com.
Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS)
MANRRS (pronounced “manners”) is a national organization whose goal is to promote success among both minorities and people in agricultural business. This particular chapter’s goal is to promote a sense of community within the CANR, not only for minorities, but for everyone. MANRRS is open to anyone, and we plan on having a lot of great programs and fun activities. It should be an overall enjoyable experience for all. For more information, contact Shani Craighead (President), firstname.lastname@example.org.
National AgriMarketing Association (NAMA)
NAMA is a student chapter of the National Agri-Marketing Association. The University of Delaware NAMA is dedicated to helping Food & Agribusiness Management students gain valuable career experience through group trips, guest speakers, development of marketing plans, and development of presentation skills. For more information, contact Rebecca Scholes (President), email@example.com or Ulrich Toensmeyer (Advisor), firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sigma Alpha Sorority (SA)
We strive for achievement in scholarship, leadership, and service, and to further the development of excellence in women pursuing careers in agriculture. As a sorority we participate in several events such as Ag Carnival, Ag Day, Relay for Life, and the March of Dimes. We have several fun sisterhood activities throughout the semester as well as social events with other organizations in the Ag School. Women with a love for Agriculture from any major are encouraged to join. For more information, contact Lauren Stewart-Brown (President), email@example.com.
The Wildlife Society
The UD student chapter of the Wildlife Society provides education about wildlife conservation; introduces career opportunities; and participates in volunteer services and fund-raisers. All students are welcome. For more information, contact Abby Walter (President), firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers for Intercultural and Definitive Adventures (VIDA)
VIDA is a non-profit humanitarian volunteer organization whose mission is to provide sustainable medical, veterinary and dental care to impoverished communities in Latin America. Our VIDA team raises awareness for global health issues in Latin America and provides opportunities to gain hands-on medical, veterinary and dental experience while helping these communities. For more information, contact Jessica Applebaum, email@example.com.