Organizations and Events

AMD Multi Cultural Organization (AMCO)

Students in the Apparel, Merchandising, and Design program enhance preparation for professional careers, mentor incoming students, and to be a support group for one another in the AMD Multi Cultural Organization.

Apparel Merchandising and Design Graduate Student Assocation (AMDGSA)

The Apparel, Merchandising, and Design Graduate Student Association will provide graduate students in Apparel, Merchandising, and Design at Iowa State University with a variety of  opportunities to expand their knowledge.

Common Threads Learning Community

The Common Threads Learning Community provides first-year students with a variety of academic and life experiences.

Closets Collide

Closets Collide is a student organization that organizes clothing swap events. These events will promote sustainable retail on Iowa State Campus that will include not only the ISU Campus but also the Ames Community. 

Fashion Show

Students in the Apparel, Merchandising, and Design program may choose to participate in the annual Fashion Show. This event is usually held in the spring. 

Kappa Omicron Nu

The Kappa Omicron Nu, founded at Iowa State May 1913, is a national honor society dedicated to recognizing and encouraging excellence in scholarship, research, and leadership development.

Marketing, Organizing, Designing, and Analyzing Fashion (MODA)

MODA is a student run organization in the Apparel, Merchandising, and Design Department. We have a variety of speakers that come in and speak with us about their experience in this field. We also go on a variety of trips to see fashion shows in places such as Kansas City and Chicago. 

Phi Upsilon Omicron

Phi Upsilon Omicron is a national honor society in Family and Consumer Sciences where we promote academic excellence, develop professional leadership, and encourage professional and personal integrity.

Trend Magazine

Trend Magazine is a student-run publication that focuses on fashion, beauty, body and lifestyle in the Iowa State University community. 

Event Management Club

The Event Management Club is a student-run organization committed to professional and personal development for students interested in the events industry. 

Club Managers Association of America (CMAA)

The Cyclone Chapter of Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) advances the profession of club management by fulfilling the educational and related needs of its student members.

Disney Campus Representatives

Alums of the Disney College Program serve to share their experiences at Disney with current ISU students.

Eta Sigma Delta (ESD)

Eta Sigma Delta (ESD) is the International Hospitality Management Honor Society. ESD is committed to academic excellence, and engaging in service projects. 

Graduate Student Association of Hospitality Management (GSAHM)

GSAHM provides grad students in the Foodservice and Lodging Management Program at ISU with the potential for networking among grad students, faculty, and industry leaders.

National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH)

The National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH) is a professional organization for minority hospitality students that addresses diversity and multiculturalism, as well as the career development of student members. NSMH provides events and programs that bring together college-level students with company sponsors, industry representatives, other hospitality organizations, advisors and mentors, and hospitality high school students.

Hospitality Management Club

Members of this HRI club share an interest in networking with industry professionals in all aspects of hospitality. It is open to ISU students of all majors. The club has invited industry representatives to discuss their business and experiences. We have also visited numerous properties in Ames and the Des Moines area. The club has also organized many events on campus such as etiquette dinners and the Homecoming Grape Stomp.