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Student Organizations


Society of Plastics EngineersSociety of plastic engineers logo

Student Chapter at Texas State University

Purpose: To supplement a student’s formal education and enhance their professional development.  Educational institutions offering a polymer curriculum are encouraged to form an SPE Student Chapter as is the case now at Texas State University.  The Society remains firm in its commitment to support a strong Student Member program.

Official Student Chapter Website and Official SPE Website

Faculty Advisor: Tania Betancourt


American Chemical Society                         american chemical society logo

Student Chapter at Texas State University

Purpose: The purpose of this organization is to facilitate a social and professional environment for students and professors centered on the interest in chemistry. The organization will also focus on giving back to the community.

For more information, contact acsbobcats@txstate.edu

Student Chapter Website and Official ACS website

Faculty Advisor: Cynthia Luxford


American society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology LogoAmerican Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)

Student Chapter at Texas State University

Purpose : Provide an environment that enables interested students to educate themselves on topics related to biochemistry and molecular biology including current events, research, and career opportunities, as well as foster community within the biochemistry department to help students succeed at Texas State University and in their future careers. Society activities include guest speakers (graduate students, Professors, Career Services), volunteering at elementary school science fairs, attending related conferences, socials, run fundraisers, host tutoring sessions, participate in Bobcat Build, etc.

Official Website

Membership Requirements : Open to all students, regardless of major

Faculty Advisor: Karen Lewis


SACNAS LogoSociety for the Advancement of Chicanos/Latinos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

Mission: SACNAS is an inclusive organization dedicated to fostering the success of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans, from college students to professionals, in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in STEM.

Official website

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Tania Betancourt


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Pre-Pharmacy Society

Purpose: To provide students interested in attending pharmacy school an organization to affiliate with. Our primary goal will be to encourage hard work and good study habits among members. Joining the Pre-Pharamcy Society at Texas State will also help all members develop people, leadership, and time management skills. All of which will be vital for success in pharmacy school. We are here to help interested students grow into their next level of education.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Wendi David