Entomology Graduate Student Organization (EGSO)

Academic - Ag & Life Sciences

Description

To formally voice the interests and concerns of the graduate students in the Department of Entomology. To promote the professional development of entomology graduate students through seminars and meeting.

Affiliations

This organization has no affiliations.

Constitution / Tier

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Tier Student Organization - Registered

Membership Information

Student Members 16
ISU Members 3
Non-ISU Members 0
Allowed Members Graduate Students in the Department of Entomology
Allowed Officers Graduate Students elected yearly
Membership Qualifications B.S./B.A. of Science
Membership Restrictions membership only allowed to graduate students in the department
Elections/Selection once a year (In late April-Early May)
Meetings When deemed appropriate to plan events

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

Practice for Regional and National ESA conference Linnean Games Competitions/plan for upcoming events/fundraising opportunities

Description of Special Events

Insect Film Festival - Provide Movie and entertainment to students/children/members of the community once a year to increase the public's awareness of different insects, their biology and also how they affect human populations in general. Overall a fun and educational family-oriented experience for members of the community. Invite a guest speaker for EGSO sponsored Seminar - Invited guest speaker will update members of the Department of Entomology about current topics in the field. This seminar is open to other undergraduate students/graduate students/faculty/staff in other departments of the University as well.