Clubs & Organizations
Medgar Evers College is dedicated to providing quality activities and programs in a learning environment. These activities promote academic and personal excellence in students as well as an appreciation of intellectual, ethical, and aesthetic values.
The Office of Student Life & Development coordinates student activities in collaboration with the Student Government Association, clubs, organizations, the academic departments, and other administrative units on campus. COMMONS, formerly referred to as Club Hours, are observed on the following days and times:
- Monday, Wednesday: 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM
- Saturday: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
This time enables student clubs and organizations to hold their weekly meetings. Student clubs and organizations have the option to attend/hold business meetings, sponsor lectures, and hold open house sessions.
Registered Student Clubs and Organizations
Co-curricular and extracurricular engagement such as student clubs and organizations allow students to gain hands-on experience in their field of interest, make connections with different people, improve social skills, and demonstrate a valuable work ethic.
These practical experiences enhance the academic menu of options available in the college. Below is the list of the registered student clubs and organizations on campus:
ADAFI: The Voice of Medgar Evers College
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Club Rm: S-304
ADAFI, Medgar Evers College’s campus-based news publication, is a vital bridge of communication between faculty, staff, students, other CUNY institutions, and the general community. Its goal is to bring the news in its most realistic, reliable, dynamic, and sometimes controversial form.
American Advertising federation (AAF)
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Club Rm: S-201
The American Advertising Federation protects and promotes the well-being of advertising. We accomplish this through a unique atmosphere that supports professional development of AAF members attending Medgar Evers College. It also provides an opportunity to achieve valuable marketing experiences as well as networking with professional and fellow AAF members.
Veterans Club (f.k.a. Armed forces Club)
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Club Rm: B-1 009
MEC Veterans Club facilitates veteran involvement on the Medgar Evers College campus. It also brings awareness of the vital roles of our veterans to the college community through social events and programs.
Association for Computer Machinery (ACM)
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Club Rm: AB1-410
Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) is an educational and scientific computing society that delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. ACM serves its members and the computing profession by providing leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources.
Association for Latin American Students (ALAS)
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Club Rm: B-2021
The purpose of the Association for Latin American Students is to promote Latino pride at Medgar Evers College. The ALAS goal is to promote Latin culture, events, and discuss contemporary issues affecting Latin Americans.
Bio-Chemistry Research Society
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Club Rm: B-511
The Mission of the Bio-Chemistry Society is to promote the study of biochemistry to aid in the preparation of students for graduate and medical studies. Additionally the club aims to provide support for students interested in research and assist members in securing summer research opportunities.
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Club Rm: B-2021 (M&W) & AB1-511 (S)
The mission of the Caribbean Village is to foster a multicultural community through education and advocacy regarding systematic group oppressions, ethnic and cultural diversity, and establishing and environment of cross-cultural learning and exchange for the entire campus. Additionally the club aspires to highlight the Caribbean culture, promote unity on campus within an American society, and bring diversity under one umbrella.
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Club Rm: S-107
A community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better more sustainable world.
Entrepreneurial – Having the perspective to see an opportunity and the talent to create value from that opportunity;
Action – The willingness to do something and the commitment to see it through even when the outcome is not guaranteed;
Us – A group of people who see themselves connected in some important way; individuals that are part of a greater whole.
Members will learn the principles of free enterprise by developing and enhancing leadership skills through teamwork and communication skills.
Global Medical Brigade (GMB)
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Club Rm: AB- L07
The mission of the Global Medical Brigade is to provide a holistic model for sustainable health care in under-served rural communities by conducting preliminary needs assessments, treating patients to the highest ethical standards, sponsoring referrals to those with needs beyond our capability, recording data for the production of quantitative reports, and working with other GB (Global Brigade) programs to improve water, sanitation, and economic infrastructures.
Haitian American Student Association (HASA)
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Club Rm: B-2025
The Haitian American Student Association brings awareness of Haitian culture to the campus and community-at-large through cultural, academic and social events and programs. This club holds seminars and lectures as well as coordinates social events and fundraising for educational and social enrichment at the College.
Hilda Richards Nursing Club
- E-mail: hilda firstname.lastname@example.org
- Club Rm: ABl-214
The mission of the Hilda Richards Nursing Club is to foster relationships and develop linkages between medical facilities and the community for students enrolled and majoring in the field of nursing. Members also help with the promotion of total health and wellness of other individuals at Medgar Evers College.
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Club Rm: AB l-L06
Impact Movement was established to provide support and fellowship for Christian students on campus and encourages greater understanding between Christian students and the general student body. It takes the truth of Jesus Christ to the campus, community and world by producing leaders of African descent who are spiritually focused, financially responsible and morally fit.
Jelani Step Team
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Club Rm: CP-14
Jelani Steppers serve as a platform to develop and maintain school spirit within the Medgar Evers College Community through step, dance and performing arts while promoting intellectual accomplishments within the student body.
Medgar Evers College Math Society
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Club Rm: ABl-ClO
Members of the Medgar Evers College Math Society assist students with the comprehension and mastery of mathematical equations through workshops and tutorials offered to the general student population.
Medgar Evers Science Association (MESA)
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Club Rm: ABl-L11
Medgar Evers Science Association (MESA) encourages students to envision a much broader spectrum of the academic science agenda by exposing them to the endless possibilities and intangibles in the field of science in a college environment and beyond.
Medgar Evers College Society of Public Administration (MECSPA)
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Club Rm: S-1 05
MECSPA encourages participation of its students in all levels and areas of government through resources, seminars and internships at Medgar Evers College, the City University of New York, and the surrounding community.
Model United Nations
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Club Rm: S-202 .
Model United Nations is an authentic simulation of the U.N. General Assembly and other multilateral bodies. Model United Nations cultivate and inaugurate a working understanding of the humanitarian, social, economic, cultural legal and political problems of the world. The College’s chapter promotes student and teacher interest in international relations and related subjects, increases the capacity for students to engage in problem solving, teaches aspects of conflict resolution, research skills, and communication skills.
National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Club Rm: B-1026(W) & AB1-Lll(S)
The National Association of Black Accountants promotes and develops the professional skills of our members while using educational opportunities at Medgar Evers College. NABA enhances accounting professionals through seminars, lectures, debates, retreats and networking events. It unites students who have similar interests and ideals, is committed to professional and academic excellence and is concerned with enhancing opportunities for minorities in the accounting field.
National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW)
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Club Rm: B-1003
The MEC Chapter of the Black Social Workers is designed to promote the welfare, survival and liberation of the African-American community through workshops, critical forums, and seminars specific to the needs of the community.
National Society of Minorities in Hospitality
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Club Rm: B-1 025
The National Society of Minorities in Hospitality mission is to educate in order to aid in the recruitment, retention, support and advancement of minority students in the hospitality industry. The society builds and maintains relationships between hospitality professionals and minority students in ways that encourage lifelong commitment to the organization. NSMH works in conjunction with its sponsors to establish a working relationship between the hospitality industry and minority students.
OMEP-Student Chapter: A World Organization for Promoting Early Childhood
Education and Advocacy (ECEA)
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Club Rm: B-2028
The purpose of the organization is to be an active advocate for children and their families by encouraging Medgar Evers College students to advocate for children on a global level.
Our goals are to educate ourselves and others regarding:
- Local issues
- National issues
- International issues
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Club Rm: B-2020
Radio Nation members are provided with the opportunity to learn all aspects of Mass Communications, and to have a hands-on experience in the operational aspects of broadcasting while serving the Medgar Evers College community.
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Club Rm: B-1019
Rising Stars main focus is to develop the various talents of its members in music, dance, rap, poetry, and the performing arts while promoting and encouraging academic success.
Students 4 Justice
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Club Rm: B-1 023
The Student 4 Justice club’s purpose is to bridge the gap between the MEC college campus and its surrounding community of Crown Heights. Members want the residents of this area to become informed on the various educational opportunities that the College has to offer through social events, seminars and other activities.
Student Association for Environment (SAfE)
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Club Rm: AB1-L04
SAFE Raises the consciousness of the Medgar Evers College family and community relating to environmental issues. SAFE helps identify environmental issues on campus and develops practical solutions regarding environmental issues on a local and national level.
Talk Parallel Podcast Club
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Club Rm: B-2023
The purpose of this organization is to engage the Medgar Evers College Community on various topics and fields of interests via the podcast medium. Students with an array of interests ranging from music, literature, politics, history, and science are able to discuss and/or debate the week’s topic while learning how to utilize this platform.