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There are several student organizations that serve the academic and social needs of students:
Biology Club: All students majoring in biological sciences are encouraged to join the club. The club meets regularly to discuss current biological topics. The club also organizes social and athletic events. Contact: Dr. Elaine Martin (phone 963-5769; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Undergraduate Student National Dental Association (USNDA): This organization was established primarily to assist pre-dental students in developing an infrastructure in order to prepare for entrance into dental school. Dr. Lois Harlston is the founding advisor and Ms.Christie Hogue is the founding president of Tennessee State University Chapter. Student National Dental Association (SNDA) originated from concerned dental students at Meharry Medical College in 1970. Over thirty years after the inception and creation of the National Dental Association, these students at Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry organized and put together the foundation of what would become the largest minority student organization in the United States. Contact: Dr. Lois Harlston (phone: 963-5760; email: email@example.com).
Student National Medical Association (MAPS-Minority Associate for Pre-Medical Students), Tennessee State University Chapter: The Association is an organization that promotes academic excellence. Students are invited for membership twice a year and attend annually the national conference for the organization. During the year 1995-96, the Student National Medical Association inducted twenty-three members; it continuously recruits new students for membership. Contact: Dr. Lois Harlston (phone: 963-5760; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Beta Kappa Chi (BKX): Beta Kappa Chi is a scientific honor society open to students with GPAs of at least 3.2 who are majoring in natural and behavioral sciences. The members of this honor society promote intellectual environments for scientific inquiry. The motto of BKX is "Science Holds the Golden Key to the Royal Palace of Knowledge." Membership is open to both graduate and undergraduate students once per semester (October and March). Contact: Dr. Lois Harlston (phone: 963-5760; email: email@example.com)
Xi Phi Lambda: Xi Phi Lambda is a Pre –Professional Honor Society open to students with GPAs of at least 3.2 who are majoring in the Health Sciences. The motto of Xi Phi Lambda is: “Training Pre-professionals for professional roles in the Health Sciences.” Membership is open to both graduate and undergraduate students during the second week in October and the first week in March. Contact: Dr. Lois Harlston (phone: 963-5760; email: firstname.lastname@example.org). The initial joining fee is $55.