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Student Engagement

Student Engagement

Minorities in Agriculture Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS)

MANRRS is a national society that promotes various activities. It develops partnerships between minority students in agriculture and related sciences with professionals from academic institutions, government agencies, and industry by promoting professional development, networking, and career placement in a nurturing environment. LU SAAS MANRRS club is active and students that make up the membership are involved in numerous activities related to agriculture and natural resources but also support local community projects and serve as peer mentors to other students on the LU campus.

Contact Information:
Clark Williams, M.S.
MANRRS advisor
cawilliams@langston.edu
(405) 466-6101

Courtney Brown, M.S.
MANRRS co-advisor
courtney.p.jordan@langston.edu
(405) 466-6122

Animal Science Club

The Animal Science Club is a student-centered connecting, sharing, and learning organization for all students with interests in animals. Extra curricular activities such as seminars by animal industry leaders and scientists, animal science boot camp by our agriculture alumni, and field trips to local animal farms are organized to enhance students’ experiential learning and practical animal handling skills.

Contact Information:
Roger Merkel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
merkel@langston.edu
(405) 466.6134

LU SAAS Student Ambassador Program

This program consists of high-performing LU SAAS students who are selected at the beginning of each academic year to serve as role models for fellow students. They are important faces of LU SAAS at special functions and importantly they assist in recruitment and retention during the academic year.

Contact Information:
Evia L. Davis, Ed.D.
Chairperson/Associate Professor
eldavis@langston.edu
(405) 466-3338

Steve Zeng, Ph.D.
Chairperson/Professo
r steve.zeng@langston.edu
(405) 466-6145

LU SAAS Mentoring Program

This individual mentoring program is established to assist and mentor each incoming freshman throughout his/her entire academic journey at Langston University on an individual basis through faculty, staff, and administrators. Special assistance is provided in academics, research, internships, and work-study to help the students succeed.

All students are assigned to professional advisors who are knowledgeable about courses and program requirements. From the first year, each student is paired with a member of faculty who serves as a mentor throughout the student’s academic career in LU SAAS. The mentor guides, supports, and helps the student to navigate all aspects of college life. The mentoring program also helps with planning for professional experience and life beyond graduation.

Contact Information:
Evia L. Davis, Ed.D.
Chairperson/Associate Professor
eldavis@langston.edu
(405) 466-3338

Steve Zeng, Ph.D.
Chairperson/Professo
r steve.zeng@langston.edu
(405) 466-6145

Family & Consumer Sciences Organization

The Family & Consumer Sciences Organization consist of students that are enrolled in Family and Consumer Sciences with options in Child Development and Early Childhood Education, as well as, other interested majors at Langston University.

The Family & Consumer Sciences organization helps members grow both personally and professionally. The purpose of the organization is fourfold:

  1. Promote an appreciation and understanding of options in the field of Family & Consumer Sciences.
  2. Meet the intellectual, physical, and social needs of students within the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences.
  3. Provide a medium for educating the public about current issues in the profession of Family & Consumer Sciences.
  4. Provide professional development and community service opportunities to assistance students and graduates from the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences.

Contact Information:

Evia L. Davis, Ed.D.
Chairperson/Associate Professor
eldavis@langston.edu
(405) 466-3338

Jodi Delgado, M.S.
Instructor
Jodi.delgado@langston.edu
(405) 466-6170

Donna Foster, M. Ed., M.S.
Instructor
dlfoste@langston.edu
(405) 466.6157

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