Student Organizations

Alpha Zeta  - Visit the National Alpha Zeta website

This organization is a chapter of the Fraternity of Alpha Zeta. Its purposes are to foster high standards of scholarship, character, leadership, and a spirit of fellowship among members. Additionally, this organization renders service to students at Berry College and promotes the profession of agriculture. Membership is open to students, faculty, and staff with appropriate qualifications.

Block and Bridle  - Visit the National Block and Bridle website

The purpose of the Berry College Chapter of the Block and Bridle organization is to promote a high scholastic standard among the students of animal science and to bring about a closer relationship among all students enrolled in colleges and universities pursuing any phase of animal science as a profession or interest. In addition to hosting numerous events and service projects, the club often travels to the Block and Bridle National Conference each year.

Pre-Vet Club  - Visit the National American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association website

The Pre-Vet Club allows students interested in veterinary medicine as a career to interact with each other and provides an opportunity to gain information and experiences relevant to veterinary medicine. In addition to hosting guest speakers, the group is active in promoting animals and veterinary medicine in the community.

Biology Club

The Biology Club is a registered student organization open to all students interested in biology. Activities center around promoting biology at Berry, and organizing field trips and social events. All students are eligible to enroll in the Biology Club with a minimal dues payment. Past activities have included trips to the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Tennessee Aquarium, and Cumberland Island. The current advisor is Dr. Martin L. Cipollini (E-mail:

Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta)

Berry College is home to the Tau Alpha chapter of Tri-Beta, the national biological honor society. Tri-Beta cultivates intellectual interest in the natural sciences and promotes a better appreciation of the value of biological study. As an honor society, membership is limited to those students who show superior academic achievement. Specifically, members must be biology majors who have completed 12 or more hours of biology course work with at least a B average. Potential members are nominated by the biology faculty and are formally inducted during ceremonies held in the spring semester. Tri-Beta holds national and district conventions where members can present their original research. The society also publishes a journal, BIOS, in which members can publish original research. Several research scholarships and cash awards are available to Tri-Beta members. Current faculty advisor: Dr. Chris Mowry (E-mail: