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M State Student Organizations and Activities

Check out this list of great organizations you can participate in while you're attending Minnesota State Community and Technical College. Get the most out of college by getting involved in campus activities and student life. Developing and sharpening your leadership skills is a vital part of your college career, and taking an active role on campus is an excellent way to realize your leadership potential.

If it's not on the list, your favorite organization or club can be just a few steps away. You can establish a student organization at M State by completing the campus-specific process. See the director of student life on your campus for more information!


Anime & Manga Club

Fergus Falls

Special interest group surrounding Japanese cartoon club.



Fergus Falls

The Fergus Falls campus has a strong tradition of exciting, successful athletic teams. The college is a member of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC) and Region XIII of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Mens athletic teams represent the college in football, basketball, golf and baseball. Womens teams compete in softball, volleyball, golf and basketball. Athletic competition includes teams from Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Michigan and Wisconsin.


Auto Tech Club


The Auto Tech Club is composed of students who have an interest in the automotive industry. The purpose of the club is to build camaraderie among automotive students and work together to organize fundraising events. With the funds raised, an annual trip is taken to a location of the students' choice. The club strives to improve the program by allocating funds for equipment and scholarships.


Business Professionals of America


Business Professionals of America is a national career and technical student organization that serves students enrolled in business programs. The mission of BPA is to contribute to the preparation of world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic and technological skills. Members are involved in leadership, community service projects at the local level, and competitions at the state and national levels.


Campus Crusade for Christ

Fergus Falls

Campus Crusade for Christ provides regular opportunities to study and discuss the Bible, worship and pray, all in a group setting, which also provides opportunities for fellowship, encouragement and spiritual development among members.


College Ambassadors

Fergus Falls
Ambassadors is an organization whose purpose is to represent and promote M State. Students have the opportunity to develop and strengthen their leadership, communication public relations and organizational skills.


Criminal Justice Association


The Criminal Justice Association is primarily for those students who are interested in the criminal justice program.


Dance Club

Fergus Falls

The Dance Club allows students an opportunity to learn about group dance techniques and the process involved in putting on performances. These performances typically coincide with home sporting events. No special skills are required.


Dental Assisting


The Dental Assisting Association is composed of students interested in Dental Assisting. This organization promotes the advancement of the careers of dental assistants and the dental assisting profession in matters of education and professional activities which enhance the delivery of quality dental health care to the public.


Diesel Club


The Diesel Club, open to students interested in the diesel industry, builds camaraderie and organizes fundraising events to help make the club's biannual trip to tour OEM manufacturers more affordable for members. The club strives to further the education of members with supporting scholarships and training programs.


Equius (Equine Club)

Fergus Falls

Equius provides students with opportunities to explore recreational and vocational interests in the equine field. While catering primarily to students participating in the Equine Science program, Equius is open to all interested students.


F2CO (Chemistry Organization)

Fergus Falls

The purpose of F2CO is to promote an interest in chemistry both in the student population at M State's Fergus Falls campus and in the general public, and to promote a better understanding of the impact that chemistry has in our lives on a daily basis and in improving the environment.


Intramural Athletics

Fergus Falls, Moorhead

Each semester the college offers sports and activities including baseball, football, basketball, bowling, softball, table tennis, darts, racquetball, volleyball and tennis, plus others as interest dictates.


Music Organizations

Fergus Falls

The Concert Choir, Voice Ensemble, Area Chorale, and the Jazz Ensemble provide excellent opportunities for participation in vocal and instrumental music. One semester credit is given to students enrolled in these group activities and in private vocal or instrumental lessons. Approximately 20 scholarships are awarded to participants in music groups each year.


Mu Alpha Theta

Fergus Falls

International mathematical honor society. Students who have completed at least one mathematics course at or above the College algebra-precalculus level are eligible.


Associate Degree Nursing Student Organization

Fergus Falls

Students currently enrolled in the associate degree nursing program are members. This organization promotes student activities, both professional and social, for its members.


Nursing Student Association


The Nursing Student Association promotes and exemplifies the high ethical and moral standards of true nursing professionals in health careers.


Phi Theta Kappa

Fergus Falls, Detroit Lakes and Moorhead

Phi Theta Kappa is the national honor society for two- year colleges. The Fergus Falls chapter, Omicron (Tulice), was chartered in 1966.The Detroit Lakes chapter, Beta Pi Psi, was chartered in 2008.


Philosophy Club

Fergus Falls

The M State Philosophy Club is designed to instigate intellectual curiosity through philosophically-oriented conversation and thought. The club fosters an informal atmosphere where students may discuss a wide variety of issues, figures, and movements. The club is student-driven and open to all students.


Powersports Technology Club

Detroit Lakes

The PowerSports Club is composed primarily of students enrolled in the PowerSports Technology program on the Detroit Lakes campus. The club builds camaraderie and lets members share their passion for the power sports industry. Club members also help enhance the experiences of current and future students.


Practical Nursing Organization

Fergus Falls

Students currently enrolled in the practical nursing program are members. This organization promotes student activities, both professional and social, for its members.



Detroit Lakes, Moorhead

SkillsUSA is the official organization of vocational education. It is open to all students enrolled in education throughout the world and is intended to develop an appreciation for the world of work. Competition in SkillsUSA is on both state and national levels.


Student American Dental Hygienists' Association


SADHA is composed of students of the Dental Hygiene program. This organization promotes the art and science of dental hygiene, represents the common interests of the members of the dental hygiene profession and contributes toward the improvement of the oral health of the public.


Student Government Association

All Campuses

The Student Government Association is the students' voice with the administration, faculty and the Minnesota State College and Universities system, promoting the needs and concerns of the students and the college.


Student Human Resources Organization


SHRO is a co-curricular organization designed to acquaint students considering a future in business within the field of human resource management and/or labor relations. Students increase their knowledge of new developments in the human resource field and develop leadership and content competencies through interaction with human resource professionals and participation in college and community events. SHRO is a chartered student organization with the Society for Human Resource Management. Students are able to join the society for Human Resource Management as student members, allowing further development of their professional skills.


Construction Management Student Organization



Technology, Gaming and Robotics


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