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Special Interest Council

Coordinator:

Rijaa Khan -

The Special Interest Council uses an educational, social, cultural or recreational approach to look at various religious, political and social justice organizations. It also facilitates the interests of students that want to be involved in community service. These clubs showcase their interests through educational meetings, guest speakers, cultural events and social activities. All Student Association clubs are open to all Undergraduate Student and welcome people of varying viewpoints to join. 




Advocates for Girls' Education

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

To raise awareness about the current conditions and hardships in third world countries that effect young girl's education.



President:
Jenna Headd
1(7164) 444-0472
Vice President:
Taylor Naumovski
7164914436
Treasurer:
Anmol Patel
5183643214
Secretary:
Emily Bolda
5858311591

Amnesty International

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

Undertake research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuses of the right to physical and mental integrity freedom of conscience and expression and freedom from discrimination within the context of its work to promote all human rights. Promote good will and justice among the people struggling against political judicial religious economical social cultural or emotional abuse.

Office Location:  SU 316
Club Advisor:  Dr. Tamara Thornton, , (716) 645-8419


President:
Elizabeth Kubiniec
7163487442
Vice President:
Christopher Conklin
716-467-6597
Treasurer:
Bernard Dent
7163907126
Secretary:
Archana Mohan
7164006833

Brothers and Sisters in Christ (BASIC)

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

Encourage UB students faculty and staff to develop their full potential as Christians in today's world and society.



President:
Paul Meier
8454897197
Vice President:
Lucas Tara
7169897093
Treasurer:
Ethan OConnell
3156792344
Secretary:
Madison Addesa
(716)482-5368

Circle K

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

Circle K International (CKI) is the premier collegiate and university community service, leadership development, and friendship organization in the world. With more than 13,770 members in 17 nations, CKI is making a positive impact on the world every day.

Circle K clubs are organized and sponsored by a Kiwanis club on a college or university campus. CKI is a self-governing organization and elects its own officers, conducts its own meetings, and determines its own service activities.

CKI blends community service and leadership training with the opportunity to meet other college students around the world. Projects such as the Six Cents Initiative, CKI’s International fundraiser that aims to provide water to the 2.2 billion children worldwide who lack safe drinking water, bring CKI members together to make a difference in the world.

Office Location:  SU 370
General E-mail:  
Club Advisor:  Bruce Pivetz, , (580) 399-4361


President:
Connor Mack
5165439611
Vice President:
Omar Carrera
3478333604
Treasurer:
Michael Chan
3479819342
Secretary:
Nicholas Rai
5189158010

College Democrats

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

We are a political and social club at UB dedicated to Liberal ideals and political discussion/debate. We engage in volunteering. In addition we have many social outings such as camping road trips and day trips.

Office Location:  SU 316


President:
Maura Sutherland
5857558146
Vice President:
Matt Drago
6315251705
Treasurer:
Hayden Gise
5165821211
Secretary:
Sam Nelson
7164168636

College Republicans

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

Promote principles of the Republican party among members of the school campus and community. Educate students about the Republican Ideal. Develop political skills and leadership abilities.

Office Location:  SU 316
General E-mail:  


President:
Spencer Woods
(631) 793-7136
Vice President:
Mikaela Schultz
716-498-6606
Treasurer:
Allison Rusinski
7169064183
Secretary:
Sidharath Agnihotri
(718) 737-3753

Entrepreneurship Club

Club Status: Temporary

About us:

Our mission is to inform, support, and inspire students at UB to be entrepreneurial and seek opportunity through enterprise creation. We will host networking events encouraging connections between student entrepreneurs on campus. The club plans to have entrepreneurs come in as guest speakers, and have the club go on business tours in the area. 

Club Advisor:  Hadar Borden, , Office SU 220


President:
Lyon Lascu
7168709994
Vice President:
Toyosi Oladepo
(423) 773-0224
Treasurer:
Yadelli Ule
(718) 503-4964
Secretary:
Fatoumata Trawally
3474074157

Gospel Choir

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

The purpose of this organization is to:
A. Introduce and present to All gospel music.
B. Enrich the quality of cultural life at campus and in the community.
C. Complement the offerings of the music department. 

Office Location:  SU 302
General E-mail:  


President:
Ugochinyere Ejiogu
(646) 399-7776
Vice President:
Oluwatoyosi Oladepo
(423) 773-0224
Treasurer:
Patrick Strickland
347-306-6223
Secretary:
Brianna Dembo
(845) 476-2150

Jewish Student Union

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

Preserve and promote Jewish identity dignity and pride. Address problems affecting Jewish culture. Overcome stereotypes. Promote Jewish leadership through education.

Office Location:  SU 374
General E-mail:  


President:
Deanna Traub
7163163115
Vice President:
Alexander Shapiro
585356852
Treasurer:
Elizabeth Roth
5164486650
Secretary:
Marie Meltzer
(917) 589-2901

Korean Folk Art Club (KFAC)

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

Korean Folk Art Club also known as So-Ri-Mo-Ri focuses on promoting traditional and modern Korean folk art through practicing and learning Korean traditional farm dance known as Poong-Mul. Our main goal is to reach people with a part of Korean culture and through that we want people to learn and experience the unity of our club with us. KFAC makes many performances throughout the year: International Fiesta Club Fair Asian Bazaar KSA Korean Night and many more. We have also performed in other schools such as SUNY Binghamton Syracuse University Colgate University and some for the Buffalo community. In 1996 KFAC was recognized as permanent Student Association club; however it has over 15 years of history. Even in this time period KFAC has been very active and searching for the connection to other schools. Every Wednesday and Saturday KFAC holds meetings practicing Poong-mul and we have many other diverse activities and events throughout the year.

Office Location:  SU 371
General E-mail:  


President:
Hyeonjae Lee
9497434235
Vice President:
Haein Lee
7165783611
Treasurer:
Sooyeon Park
7167255402
Secretary:
Inha Jung
3193714386

LGBTA

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

Lesbian/Gay and Bisexual Transgender Alliance. Establish a safe space on campus to facilitate understanding among all students; provide an organization sympathetic to concerns.

Office Location:  SU 323
General E-mail:  


President:
Osama Ahmad
516-513-9260
Vice President:
Bucky Reynolds
(716) 525-3898
Treasurer:
Katherine Mure
716-245-3860
Secretary:
Mia Hanson
607-425-6096

Muslim SA

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

Promote and strengthen cultural ties among Muslim students at UB. Support activities and better understanding and cooperation in the University and community.

Office Location:  SU 320
General E-mail:  
Club Advisor:  Faizan Haq, , 716-923-4390


President:
Momena Siddique
(716) 816-8180
Vice President:
Humayoon Mohiuddin
5853001737
Treasurer:
Ahsanul Haque
7167489986
Secretary:
Sefath Chowdhury
3477252045

Pastafarians

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

UB Pastafarians is a club dedicated to promoting the history of satirical culture and science by paralleling contemporary and historical mainstream and satirical philosophies through collegiate community events as well as through investment in public and private schools through direct spaking events.



President:
Nic Pasqua
(514) 455-1470
Vice President:
Gabriel Aristizubal
(516) 474-4128
Treasurer:
Danniel Badash
(516) 307-0311
Secretary:
Mark Roizman
(518) 477-0069

Pilots Association

Club Status: Permanent

Date Established: 2016-10-27

About us:

To bring together and train aviation enthusiasts in a virtual environment as well as help each other understand aviation as a discipline and a hobby.

Club Advisor:  John L. Crassidis


President:
Sayre Stowell
(518) 605-9433
Vice President:
Aaron Mavumkal
(845) 300-6371
Treasurer:
Kathrine Hansen
(631)-896-2591
Secretary:
Nathaniel Polichette
(716)-601-8217

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Club

Club Status: Permanent

Date Established: 2016-02-24

About us:

This club will provide a place for intelligent discussion of the various aspects of science-fiction and fantasy.  Members will be able to meet and discuss current events, interesting topics and debatable issues that are relevant to the science-fiction or fantasy community.



President:
Stephanie Richter
7164952194
Vice President:
Alison Rogers
2012948864
Treasurer:
Christopher Schmidt
Secretary:
Thomas Nordstrum
7163885571

Sikh SA

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

The purpose and mission of the Sikh Student Association is to foster the expansion and dissemination of knowledge, efficacy and appreciation of Sikh culture throughout the Student Association and the University at Buffalo Community at large. 



President:
Parmveer Ratth
5162826330
Vice President:
Arjan Gujral
7167139574
Treasurer:
Ajay Ghotra
9179150945
Secretary:
Jasmeet Aujla
3157679813

Students for Justice in Palestine

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

To raise awareness and educate about Palestine to the students, faculty, clubs and community members.



President:
Rula Masoud
8607868908
Vice President:
Jenna Ayoub
(716)544-1135
Treasurer:
Omer Rana
(716)400-3400
Secretary:
Heve Haji
(607)761-2361

True Blue

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

True Blue provides services to the University at Buffalo in attempts to bring consistency and improvement to the attendance of the student sections at University athletic events. in doing so, this organization will attempt to make the athletic events a fun atmosphere while showing support for the athletic teams

Club Advisor:  Elaine Russell, , (716) 645-5038


President:
Brian Hebbard
6077608781
Vice President:
Lindsay Wolcott
6316261079
Treasurer:
Olivier Previl
(917) 789-2556
Secretary:
Robert Ryan
5164994645

Undergraduate Society of Feminists

Club Status: Permanent

Date Established: 2015-11-16

About us:

We understand feminism, in the words of bell hooks, as "a movement to end sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression". Our purpose is to educate the UB undergraduate community about gender justice and feminism, through community-building, discussions, and social activities encouraging critical approaches to gender in everyday life.

Club Advisor:  Christine Varnado


President:
JaNiera Dale
347-735-2890
Vice President:
Phoebe Bicheler
716-548-2012
Treasurer:
Fanny Munoz
914-299-3409
Secretary:
Anisha Karim
631-522-3395

United Nations SA

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

A. The purpose of the organization is to educate students at the University at Buffalo and members of the surrounding community to pressing international issues, specifically those dealing with human rights and the United Nations.
 
B. The purpose of this organization is to contribute to assisting the underprivileged through activism, fund-raising and education. 

General E-mail:  


President:
Zack Graham
5854693069
Vice President:
Aditi Jambavat
7165635455
Treasurer:
Sandy Li
9178689368
Secretary:
Lucky Qu
3475067794

Young Americans for Freedom (YAF)

Club Status: Permanent

Date Established: 2017-02-02

About us:

Young Americans for Freedom

Club Advisor:  James Campbell, , (716) 645-8452


President:
Michael Powers
(716) 346-9584
Vice President:
Ian Mac Taggart
(315) 879-4293
Treasurer:
Carly Bahringer
(716) 807-6463
Secretary:
Nicholas Boulton
315 317 3434

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