The National Society of Black Engineers is an organization that encourages academic excellence, professional success and community involvement in its members. The MSU chapter of NSBE strives to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers and send them into the profession as leaders in their field.
The Society of Women in Engineering is a national organization that is dedicated to changing the face of engineering and helping female engineers succeed in a professional and personal capacity growing as leaders as well as engineers. The MSU student section hosts Girl Scout Badge Day and assists with WISE Women & Women in Action summer programs.
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineering, a leading social-technical organization whose primary function is to enhance and achieve the potential of Hispanics in engineering, math and science. The MSU student chapter is encouraging the Hispanic engineering community to initiate, develop, and enhance the skills needed to further ensure the positions of Hispanics in technical degrees.
Increasing Minority Access to Graduate Education is a program that provides a chance for early exposure and preparation for scientific study and research for interested undergraduates. Created in 1991, IMAGE strives to provide a sense of community for minority students and develop connections between upper and lower classmen minority students.
Many BCoE departments have diversity-focused organizations that support students within specific majors. These organizations vary with regards to meeting frequency – some are full-fledge student organizations with regularly scheduled meetings while others are as an advisory council to the department. Additional information about Engineering Student Organizations can be found at bagley.msstate.edu/studentorg and on BCoE Department websites.