“We, the students of the Society of African American Studies establish this organization to form a cohesive society that addresses the concerns and raises student’s awareness of the African American Studies program, creates an environment conducive to learning and provides students with the opportunity of serving the community under unique and challenging circumstances.” Constitution of The Society of African American Studies
The commitment of the African American Studies Program to students extends beyond the classroom and the traditional instruction. The Society of African American Studies is a student lead organization housed within the AAS program here at Mississippi State University. This organization’s members have been: Presidential Scholars, Demmer’s Scholars, Road Runners, and college Ambassadors along with participating in undergraduate research. SAAS is dedicated to creating programming and spaces where Scholarship, Service, and Culture intersect.
The Society of African American Studies holds general body meetings/discussions twice a month. These meetings are open to all MSU students.