Be an active member of the Mount community!
Join one or more of the campus organizations listed below.
Choose from student governance, theater, dance, math, student
newpaper, radio, and many more! Commuters and Residents are all
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 2016-2017
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: Nirmala Singh; firstname.lastname@example.org
Aging United explores opportunities in service, programming, and
research in the field of aging.
President: Kimberly Marchetti; 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.
Contact the Student Activities Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information
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 great
President: Hope Schaumburg, email@example.com
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: Rose Linehan; firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
President: Kim Douglas, email@example.com
The main purpose of this club is to connect all Mount
Saint Mary College students through the use of technology in
today’s society, life, and career. In addition, Byte Knight aims to
help students make a smoother transition from high school to
college life, emphasize communication with other students inside
and outside the school setting, provide students with valuable
experience through the various aspects of Information Technology,
and apply this experience through various activities and volunteer
President: Sean Jennings, 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: Tara Lockwood; 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: Colin Cassidy; 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: Alberto Gilman; 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: Lara LoBue; 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: Vama Patel; 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: Ryan Olivera; 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
President: Erica Weaver; email@example.com
Elite Knight Trends
Essence of Poetry
The Essence of Poetry club enables poets to share personal works
or works of others in a group setting. This club is not limited to
poets, but admirers of poetry. This can include members that are
musicians, lyricists, other artists, and members of the
President: Emily Murnane, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Gaming Group is open to all student who like to
immerse themselves in new worlds! The Group plays table top and
video games of many varieties. Their ultimate goal is to build a
small community at the Mount as well as give back to the larger
community as a whole through gaming tournaments and other
President: Kristen Anderson, email@example.com
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: Lauren Russo; firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
President: Stephanie Ortiz; email@example.com
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: Katie Herthein; 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
President: Joe Certa, email@example.com
President: Melissa Medici; 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: Margaret Torresson, 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
Station Manager: Brian McGann, firstname.lastname@example.org
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: Tania Silva; email@example.com
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.
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: Katie Corry; firstname.lastname@example.org
Med Knights aims to provide volunteer experiences for
students interested in careers in medicine. As individuals who want
to pursue a medical career, we have a passion to help those in
need. We feel that we can make a difference, locally, and would
like to have the opportunity to do so. We would like to unite
different clubs on campus to enhance our volunteering
President: Alexa Walsh; email@example.com
Musical Exchange is the expansion of the music community
creating music base events and giving a welcoming place for music
lovers to go to express themselves.
President: Geoffrey Quist; firstname.lastname@example.org
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: Michael Reistetter; 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: Christopher Kelly; firstname.lastname@example.org
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: Ramona Rodriguez, email@example.com
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
SAID: Student Advocates for Individuals with
President: Jessica Sayegh, firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Business Association
The purpose of this organization is to organize
activities that benefit the entire student body and provide
meaningful career-related activities to do outside of the classroom
that involve leadership opportunities. To bring together the
business students of MSMC and educate them on real life experiences
in the business world. Also, to better the community with the
diverse knowledge of our business students.
President: Bradley Moody; email@example.com
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 the Student Activities Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
If you would like more information on joining or
starting a SGA club, please see Himali Pandya in the Student
Activities Office for more information. The Student Activities
Office is located in Hudson Hall 113.