A ChemSTAR (Student Teaching Assistant or Researcher) engages in their own education and receives mentoring during teaching and research courses or paid academic leadership opportunities.
This program is unique to the Department of Chemistry, providing flexible options as a Tutor, Learning Assistant, Supplementary Instructor or Lab Instructor, or Researcher. ChemSTAR helps you to grow as a scientist and leader, while helping others. Participation in one of the component options below gets you a free t-shirt and other recognition.
Prescripts is a pre-professional organization for students pursuing careers in the Health Sciences. This club meets the 2ND and 4TH Wednesday of every month during the spring and fall semesters. Guest such as Pharmacists, Physicians, and Recruiters give valuable information to the club about their experiences, schools, programs, and opportunities. Prescripts in involved in community service projects and take trips to professional schools. For more information, contact Dr. Preston MacDougall.
Delta Delta Sigma
Delta Delta Sigma (DDS) is a pre-professional organization for students pursuing careers in Dentistry and Dental Hygiene. DDS meets twice per month during the spring and fall semesters. Dentists, Dental School recruiters, Dental Hygienists speak to the club about their experiences, schools, and give valuable information to pre-dental and pre-dental hygiene students. DDS is involved in community source projects and takes trips to Dental and Dental Hygiene schools. For more information, contact Dr. Anthony Newsome.
The purpose of this organization is to afford an opportunity for students of chemistry and related disciplines to become better acquainted. Chemistry Club actively participates in community service projects. Recruitment is ongoing. No dues are collected. For more information, contact Dr. Keying Ding or Dr. Gary White.
Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)
WISE is an organization that helps women prepare for and become involved in science-related careers. WISE encourages women about their importance in all scientific and technical fields. For more information, contact Dr. Judith M. Iriarte-Gross.
Association for Women in Science
MTSU is an institutional partner with the Association for Women in Science, which gives free benefits to students, including the following;
- Complimentary membership for all qualified undergraduates, graduates students, and postdoctoral researchers of the institution.
- Access to professional development resources and webinars to help advance their careers.
- Networking, mentoring, and leadership opportunities.
- Access to thousands of job postings, career insights, and a free resume review service.
- Eligibility for the AWIS Distinguished Doctoral Scholarship.
National Science Teachers Association Student Chapter
NSTA Student Chapter promotes the mission of NSTA, acquaint preservice teachers of science with the support resources available from NSTA, provide additional professional development in science education to preservice teachers, and acquaint preservice teachers of science with others like themselves at their university or college and across the United States and Canada. For more information, contact Dr. Patricia M. Patterson.
Student National Medical Association (SNMA)
SNMA is a Pre-Medical organization which promotes diversity in medicine. Activities in the club consist of speakers from the medical field, trips to medical schools and community service projects. All students interested are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Dr. M. Gore Ervin.