Be an active member of the Mount community!
Join one or more of the campus organizations listed below.
Choose from student governance, theater, dance, cheerleading, math,
student newpaper, radio, and many more! Commuters can get involved
in the Commuter Council and residents can have a say in housing
matters by joining the Resident Living Council.
Clubs and organizations are open to all Mount students, and new
members are always welcome. Remember that 80% of your college
experience will be spent in activities outside the classroom! Your
fondest memories of college may come from your involvement in
campus activities. Get INVOLVED and make your memories count!
Current Clubs for Academic Year 2013-2014
The Academic Council represents the academic side to
student life. Members have the opportunity to organize sponsored
events such as study breaks, trips to museums, and Broadway shows.
The Academic Council works to create a balance between working hard
and having fun, and always welcomes new members and ideas.
President: Okera Shephard, firstname.lastname@example.org
Aging United explores opportunities in service,
programming, and research in the field of aging.
President: Nick Marano, email@example.com
Allies is a club that seeks to unify the Mount community
through education, awareness, support, and inclusion for the LGBT
population. This club seeks to provide a stable, judgment-free
environment, offering students the prospect to freely express
themselves and provide equal opportunity for every student
regardless of gender, race, and/or sexual orientation.
President: Patricia Moran, firstname.lastname@example.org
American Chemical Society
The American Chemical Society is open to all those
curious about chemistry. The organization is for both science and
non-science students who want to explore this stimulating field
within a nationally recognized association. The ACS sponsors
programs not only on campus but also with local elementary
President: Nkenge Simms, email@example.com
The Anime Club covers everything from the latest Japanese
films to old Japanese titles that you've probably never heard of in
almost every genre. Monthly events consist of video games, board
games, karaoke, anime music videos, and sushi. All in all, it's a
President: Jasmine Zeigler, firstname.lastname@example.org
Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Big Brothers/Big Sisters buddy up with local youth in the
community by joining Big Brothers/Big Sisters. This volunteer
mentor program is both rewarding and heart-warming as students
invest their time with underprivileged children. Serving as mentors
and role models, members experience the power of friendship that
stems from the connection they make with remarkable children.
President: Kailyn Zanella, email@example.com
Black Student Union
Black Student Union spreads culture and awareness of
black history. BSU encourages unity on the Mount Saint Mary College
campus, keeping their meetings open to all races. The organization
spreads an appreciation for black history by sponsoring Black
History Month as well as by contributing speakers, dancers, and
other events to campus life.
Byte Knights “IT Club”
Byte Knights explore technology, have fun, and relieve
stress. They cover all different types of technology and host
events to get people interested in IT, and encourage them to relax
Change for Charity
Change for Charity takes the best business practices that
students learn in the classroom and in return does great things for
President: Jerry Ramos, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cheer the Knights to victory by becoming a Mount Saint
Mary College cheerleader. Cheerleaders perform at various events on
and off campus spreading school spirit amongst the crowds. Show off
your pride and spirit, and shout out loud for the college community
that has so much to offer you.
President: Gianna Pelliccia, email@example.com
Christian Fellowship reaches out to students wishing to
explore their faith. The club encourages individuals to strengthen
their character and become positive influences on the world around
them. As students enter the Mount Saint Mary College community,
prayer and worship through this club help keep spirits and
President: Nate Dimmie, firstname.lastname@example.org
C.I.R.C.L.E. gives Mount students the opportunity to
become familiar with children’s literature, to learn how to discuss
literature meaningfully with children/adolescents, and to plan and
implement a literature discussion for a group of
children/adolescents in a school or community setting. Participants
will read and discuss award-winning children/adolescent books to
explore themes and contemporary issues in literature as a way to
think about and understand our diverse world. For education majors,
it will count as fieldwork hours or professional development.
President: Sarah Favata, email@example.com
Colleges Against Cancer
Colleges Against Cancer is a nationwide collaboration of
college students, faculty, and staff dedicated to eliminating
cancer by initiating and supporting programs of the American Cancer
Society in college communities.
President: Kristen Maiberger, firstname.lastname@example.org
Commuter Council joins commuter and resident students
under one student body. The council encourages the on-campus
involvement of commuters in college events as well as sponsors
activities with other clubs. Bringing everyone together at Mount
Saint Mary College, the Commuter Council emphasizes the strength of
our community and student life.
President: Erin Goode, email@example.com
Join our talented Dance Team! The team choreographs
routines to be performed during halftime at the men’s home
basketball games as well as other college functions. Spread school
spirit on campus as you leap into this exciting time in your
President: Janine Martins, firstname.lastname@example.org
Delta Leadership Society
DLS is a great outlet for opportunities in leadership as
well as a way to get involved with community service. DLS promotes
on and off campus events, which have included the Special Olympics,
campus clean-ups, and “Light the Night” for cancer awareness. DLS
asks you to give a little bit of your time to give a lot back to
President: Emily Blew, email@example.com
Show off your love for the performing arts by becoming a
member of the student theatrical society, Different Stages. This is
a casting call for all those fond of the theater, singing, and
anything related to performing. Different Stages shines a light on
talent, and members embrace their passion for the arts.
President: Rob Petrarca, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Diversity Club allows students to be comfortable expressing
themselves regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, etc.
Students will also have the opportunity to learn, embrace, and gain
an appreciation for the wide variety of culture that is amongst
This club allows students to develop their imaginative,
creative abilities be it through art, music, decorating, etc.
Sponsored club activities promote creativity of students both on
and off campus, such as Decorate Your Dorm, etc.
President: Katie Kelder, email@example.com
Practice various forms of martial arts and self-defense. These
non-combative practices will teach students discipline, and is an
alternative way to stay in shape!
Habitat for Humanity
The Mount takes pride in participating in the
international volunteer program, Habitat for Humanity. Students
work side by side to help rehabilitate and build affordable homes
for families in need. Habitat for Humanity teaches students the
importance and power of group efforts to help others.
President: Amanda Pfister, firstname.lastname@example.org
Improvology teaches students the techniques of improv performance
and helps students build a strong foundation as a confident
performer. No experience necessary to perform and learn with this
Presidents: Alex Florez, email@example.com;
Arianna Guevara, firstname.lastname@example.org
This club gives students the opportunity to enhance their musical
talents and meet new students in the Mount Saint Mary College
community who commonly share a passion for music.
President: Brianna Scott, email@example.com
Knight Radio is a student-run radio station that
broadcasts to the campus and surrounding community. Those
interested in being a DJ or broadcaster are encouraged to join.
Knight Radio provides the chance to express yourself and your taste
Contact the Student Activities Office in Hudson 113 if you're
interested in joining!
Latino Student Union
Latino Student Union promotes campus awareness of Latino
culture and history with programs such as Hispanic Heritage month.
Social events such as Salsa lessons, movie nights, and dinners are
also sponsored, giving students a chance to discuss and experience
the Latino culture.
President: Xiomara Loarte, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Literary Society brings together students with an
interest in the art of reading and writing. It also collaborates to
publish a literary magazine for the Mount Community that includes
student work. The Literary Club is a great way to share and get
feedback on personal work.
Editor: Emily Knapp, email@example.com
Let Our Visions Echo is a club geared towards creating a
philanthropic atmosphere among the student body. The club raises
awareness and funds for many organizations and
President: Felicia Coohill, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Mount Alliance for Green Initiatives on Campus allows
students to work collaboratively with other students, staff,
faculty, and the Bishop Dunn community to raise awareness about our
environment, promote recycling, create habits that will conserve
energy, and promote the “Go GREEN” agenda.
President: Ryan Seifts, email@example.com
The Math Club promotes enthusiasm and interest in
mathematics by exposing students to exciting branches of math in a
casual, friendly, and fun atmosphere. The Math Club addresses the
needs of students studying and/or interested in the field of
mathematics. The club meets regularly and sponsors lectures, trips,
President: Maggie Fallon, firstname.lastname@example.org
Muslim Student Association (MSA)
Muslim Student Association promotes campus awareness of
the Muslim culture and history with new and exciting programs to
get all students connected.
Newspaper (Mount Messenger)
The Mount’s student newspaper, Mount Messenger,
primarily covers campus news and events, while also providing
insight into students’ opinions and views through our features
columns. The Messenger serves the campus community and our
neighbors in the Hudson Valley area.
President: Katrina Avila, email@example.com
Nursing Student Union
This club sponsors nursing workshops and seminars to help
provide support for, and expand the knowledge of, nursing students.
NSU also sponsors campus blood drives.
President: Vanessa Saravia, firstname.lastname@example.org
Passionate about politics? The Political Awareness club
affords students the opportunity to discuss the issues important to
them and helps to raise awareness on political issues on
President: Mallike Rao, email@example.com
This club sponsors workshops and seminars to help provide
support for, and expand the knowledge of, psychology students and
those interested in the field.
President: Sintu Jayaraj, firstname.lastname@example.org
Resident Living Council
Give back to your fellow students by becoming a member of
the Resident Living Council. RLC addresses the needs of resident
students as well as informs them of resident hall policies. Members
also have the opportunity to work with Residence Life Staff to
President: Diana Gillette, email@example.com
Rotaract is a club that places emphasis on community service at
both the local and international levels. This group is also a place
to develop leadership skills, network, develop professional skills,
and have fun with other students!
President: Stephanie Jacks, firstname.lastname@example.org
Capture your best memories at MSMC by teaming up with
Thyme, the college’s yearbook. Published every spring,
Thyme compiles your years at the Mount for you and your
classmates to cherish long after graduation.
Contact: Vicky Trocino, email@example.com
If you would like more information on joining or
starting a SGA club, please see Caitlin Houlihan in the Student
Activities Office for more information. The Student Activities
Office is located in Hudson Hall 113.