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The African Students Association is an organization dedicated in promoting understanding and fostering cordial relationships among African Students and among the rest of the university community. Our priority is to educate and share the culture and diversity of Africa with the Mississippi State Student Body and Starkville community through organized, talks, music and literature while helping students coming from Africa to learn and appreciate the local culture and customs. 

Portal Information


The African Students Association was started and registered as a Students' Organization in 2004 by Peter Ampim,a graduate student from Ghana, and Dr. Robert Damm "Babatunde" was the founding Faculty Advisor.



Selection Process/Membership Requirements

Please list information about the organizations selection process and include membership requirements if applicable.

Members must be current students/faculty and staff of Mississippi State University.
Membership is open to students who are interested in learning about the diversity and culture of the African continent and it's people.

Officer #1 Position Title


Officer #1 Name

Fanta Maiga

Officer #1 Email
Officer #2 Position Title


Officer #2 Name

Steve Buza

Advisor Name

Margaret Khaitsa

Advisor Title



Please upload your organization's constitution.

What types of events do you hold?

(For example: social, service, brotherhood/sisterhood, leadership, physical/fitness, etc.)

Social gatherings,
African Night,
International Fiesta,
Outdoor trips
Bonding activities