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Clubs and Organizations

MSU Denver has over 120 student organizations whose focuses range from academic to social. It is likely there is a student organization that fits your interests. Below you will find the Clubs and Organizations that are affiliated with the EAS Department. 

If you can’t find an org that excites you, it is easy to start your own. The Student Activities team is here to assist you in any way.

Stop by their office in the Tivoli, Room 305 or call them at 303-556-2595. 

Find more information on the EAS student organizations by visiting MSU Denver's OrgSync.

American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG)

AIPG emphasizes competence, integrity and ethics. AIPG is an advocate for the profession and communicates regularly to federal and state legislators and agencies on matters pertaining to the geosciences. This is a Student Chapter to allow students to participate in this organization, meet fellow geologists, learn more about industries, and allow students the opportunity to network within the geology industry.

2017-2018 Club President: Jaclyn Coulon 

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

The MSU Denver AAPG Student Chapter strives to educate members and the general public by deepening our own understanding of the earth's processes. The American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation mission is to support educational, charitable and scientific objectives that directly and indirectly benefit the geologic profession and general public.
2017-2018 Club President: John Waida

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Geoscience Association (GSA)

The object of the Geoscience Association is to increase and enhance student’s exposure to field experiences in the earth sciences, professional development for careers in the geologic sciences, and to provide a network of like-minded scholars.

2016-2017 Club President: Lindsay Mota

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Environmental Science Organization (ESO)

The Environmental Science Organization’s mission is to promote environmental awareness on campus by conducting small green outreach projects.

2017-2018 Club President: Karmen Burchett

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International Geographical Honor Society: Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU)

Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU) is an international honor society in geography. GTU was founded in 1928 and became a national organization in 1931. Members of GTU have met academic requirements and share a background and interest in geography. GTU chapter activities support geography knowledge and awareness. 

2017-2018 Club President: Daniel Clark

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GIS and Remote Sensing Club (GIS)

The mission is to promote GIS and Remote Sensing education both on and off campus by providing regular study groups and establishing connections between the academic and professional communities via activities and field trips.

2017-2018 Club President: Keith Jones

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Student Chapter of American Meteorological Society (SCAMS)

The purpose of the Metro Student Chapter of the AMS (SCAMS) club is to promote and enhance the interest of meteorology for all students, both meteorology majors and non-majors. This club also provides the opportunity for fellowship and leadership among the interested students of Metropolitan State University of Denver.

2017-2018 President: Erin Regan

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Water Association of Student Stewards Urban Program (WASSUP)

The mission of the Water Association of Student Stewards Urban Program (W.A.S.S.U.P.) is to show tangible results of the educational benefits of the Water Studies Minor provided by the One World One Water Center for Urban Water Education and Stewardship. Though the Minor is currently for MSU students in the One World One Water Program, extracurricular activities like field trips and academic enrichment are tri-institutional for U.C.D, MSU, and CCD students. U.C.D students may also talk with an advisor in conjunction with One World One Water about seeking an Individualized Structured Major in water studies. Here are is a breakdown of what W.A.S.S.U.P wants to achieve. a) Students involved in W.A.S.S.U.P will receive a basic understanding of regional and global water culture and gain perspective on what it means to be a Headwaters State and how Headwaters States have an impact on shared ecosystems and neighboring states downstream . b) Students will have a comfortable atmosphere to gather and be exposed to statewide and regional water-shed basins and districts; and will be given opportunities to apply their knowledge and skills from the O.W.O.W Center Minor to solve real issues. c) Students will be challenged to serve the community, volunteer, participate in internship opportunities, career opportunities; as well as, host extracurricular seminars and events on sustainability, stewardship, and sustainable practices.

2017-2018 Club President: Nathan Yudnich 

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