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Academic Council

Coordinator:
Erin O'Brien -


The Academic Council consists of clubs of an academic nature which allow students to meet other students of their major or interest of study. Academic clubs allow students to continue their learning outside of the classroom and network with professors and professionals, while participating in practical or simply fun events and programs that give students a break from their course load. Many Academic clubs often have guest speakers, aid in the preparation for graduate school or provide opportunities that will allow students to gain a competitive edge on their resume. Academic clubs also allow students to explore fields of study they are potential interested in, helping them to define their educational path.



Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED) | Anthropology SA | Association of Pre-Medical Students | Classics Club | Environmental Network | Exercise Science | Geology | International Language Association | Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (MAPS) | Multicultural Nursing SA | Nursing Student Organization | Pharmacology and Toxicology Club | Pre Dental Club | Pre Meds Without Borders | Pre-Optometry Club | Pre-Pharmacy Club | Society of Future Actuaries | Sociology Club | Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society (SAACS) | Student Association for Speech and Hearing (SASH) | Undergraduate Biology Association | Undergraduate Psychology Association


Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED)
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

AED is a national pre-health honor society with 117 chapters throughout the United States. Membership in AED is an honor bestowed in recognition of superior scholastic achievement community service and extracurricular participation. The admissions process is intended to appreciate the accomplishments of the complete individual. AED regularly sponsors programs that allow members to learn more about their chosen profession and meet people already established in the field. In addition AED focuses upon providing its members with research and service opportunities. Participation in chapter activities is an enlightening experience that promotes the development of knowledge initiative and leadership.



Office Location:  109 Norton Hall
Club Advisor:  Amanda Sauter

President
Jon Kennedy
3157517156
Vice-President
Susan Ghobrial
7169905214
Treasurer
Chaman Sharma
7169035906
Secretary
Kol Seidman
6318334804


Anthropology SA
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

The purpose of the Anthropology Student Association (A.S.A.) is to foster in interestedrnundergraduates a better understanding of Anthropology and what Anthropology has to offer both as a profession and as a discipline. Thus the A.S.A. will try to provide an open forum for Anthropologists and will aid in their development in the discipline of Anthropology and all of its sub disciplines: PhysicalrnAnthropology Cultural Anthropology and Archaeology.




President
Leah Glenn
(716) 548-3461
Treasurer
Hanna Santanam
(315) 430-7233


Association of Pre-Medical Students
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

The goal of the Association of Pre-Medical Students is to educate University at Buffalo undergraduates who have the ambitions of attending medical school about the healthcare field and the pre-medical journey.  As resources allow, we provide this through our shadowing program, medical student mentoring program, guest speakers and many events throughout the year.



Club Advisor:  Michael Morales, , 716-829-3965
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President
Stephanie Parmeter
(315)-761-8304
Vice-President
Justin Harvey
(716)-803-0108
Treasurer
Sammi Borsellino
(914)-564-4096
Secretary
Katherine ODonnell
(716)-867-9724


Classics Club
Club Status: Temporary
Date Established:  2017-05-02

About Us:

The purpose of the classics Club is to foster an active and lively association for all undergraduate students at UB who are interested in the Greco-Roman world. Thus, we will provide an open platform for anyone interested in the Ancient World and all it has to offer in both a professional and recreational setting. 



President
Ashley Cohen
(845) 344-7396
Vice-President
Jordan Roeder
(716) 545-7358
Treasurer
Nicole Garnett
(347) 737-7818
Secretary
Christina Costella
(315) 486-5658


Environmental Network
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

Promote environmental awareness and activism; promote awareness locally and globally; develop a network of environmental organizations.



Office Location:  SU 370
Club Advisor:  Ira Geffner,

President
Vanessa Dwyer
(914) 364-0673
Vice-President
Nicole Bard
(845) 825-9898
Treasurer
Johnny Hayes
(315) 383-2261
Secretary
Jessie Pelosi
(203) 430-6219


Exercise Science
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

UB's Exercise Science Club is to strive to elevate the standards of the members, to provide useful opportunities and experiences to students in the health professions as well as promote professional growth of club members and to increase awareness of health related issues in the community. 



Club Advisor:  Pedro Sotelo-Peryea
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President
Tessa James
(516) 532-4549
Vice-President
Alexis Peters
(716) 548-2930
Treasurer
Lori Hatzinger
(631) 495-0023
Secretary
Victoria Smith
(716) 238-4776


Geology
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

Develop and practice skills necessary to become competent and successful geologists. Prepare students for entering the field of geology.



Office Location:  Cooke 126
General E-mail:  
Club Advisor:  Dr. Jason Briner

President
Sophie Goliber
(845) 220-7096
Vice-President
Gavin Guild
(607) 481-5317
Treasurer
Zachary Grosso
(315) 240-0156
Secretary
Megan Corcoran
(315) 412-6477


International Language Association
Club Status: Temporary

About Us:

This club will be known as a platform for students who wants to learn new languages and also who wants to grow themselves internationally. The club offers students opportunities to learn new languages outside of the classroom by a variety of language learning workshops, Language Learning social events and interesting language culture based events. By enhancing culture communications among various international topics related to language, the club will help students gain better understanding of international communication and international culture.




President
Mehmet Cosan
716-235-7765
Vice-President
Qiancheng Wang
716-550-1570
Treasurer
Esteban Garcia
000-000-0000
Secretary
Zhenhao You
716-907-3291


Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (MAPS)
Club Status: Temporary

About Us:

To provide underrepresented pre-medical students with knowledge skills and experience that are both prerequisite and concomitant to professional participation in healthcare fields. 




President
Amber Palmer
Vice-President
Zaakirah Barry
Treasurer
Desiree Majekford
Secretary
Vaughnessa Alexander


Multicultural Nursing SA
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

To meet the needs of minority students in the school of nursing; provide a channel of communication between minority students and administration. Meet bi-weekly 125 Kimball.



Club Advisor:  Adrian Juarez, , 716-829-3218

President
Alexander Salinas
(347) 208-7080
Vice-President
Jada Douglas
347-210-2116
Treasurer
Edward Oh
(929) 422-8932
Secretary
Sandna Kaur
(716) 930-6674


Nursing Student Organization
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

Purpose is to aid in the preparation of nursing students for professional responsibilities on a school and community level. Provide unity and fellowship promote support for students.



Office Location:  Wende 08
Club Advisor:  Mimi Haskins, , 716-829-3231

President
Danielle Dilorenzo
518-256-5810
Vice-President
Taylor Baker
(716) 949-2796
Treasurer
Jasmin Ehrlich
(718) 751-5097
Secretary
Maggie Wilhelm
(315) 530-2381


Pharmacology and Toxicology Club
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

An Academic club for Pharmacology and Toxicology majors and minors. The main goal of the club is to expand its size and make the major known to younger students.



Office Location:  Farber Hall
Club Advisor:  Dr. James Olson, , 716-829-2319

Treasurer
Ali Mohammad
7169037123
Secretary
Alex Kocaj
5165106506
President
Abu Latif
Vice-President
Zach Martin


Pre Dental Club
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

Provide information assistance opportunities to students interested in pursuing a future in dentistry or dental related professions. Foster kinship among members.



Office Location:  SU 325

Vice-President
Monica Ghobrial
7166028053
Secretary
Nicole Walawander
716-946-1632


Pre Meds Without Borders
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

Not for profit organization comprised of undergraduage student chapter networks at major universities. Dedicated to advancing health related conversations through proactive engagement and high impact volunteer work.Establish partnerships with local non profits provide a platform for emerging leaders to make contributions in their community support future doctors.




President
Neneyo Mate-Kole
(631) 487-1806
Vice-President
Alexandra Bahgat
(716) 467-2020
Treasurer
Jonathan Wang
(516) 668-8406
Secretary
Sabrina Alvarado
(347) 623-7731


Pre-Optometry Club
Club Status: Temporary
Date Established:  2017-04-10

About Us:

The Pre-Optometry Club is an organization that seeks to provides it's members with resources and opportunities that introduce and develop a comprehensive understanding of the field of optometry. This will ultimately aid students in their preparation to become highly qualified and well-rounded applicants; something that is sought-after by optometry schools. The objective of this club is to provide educational, leadership, volunteer, and experience-building opportunities to its members. Our meetings will cover the classes needed to apply to optometry school, an overview and workshop for the O.A.T., and assistance in the application process. Representatives from various optometry schools may visit, as well as Doctors of Optometry - from which networking, work/volunteer opportunities may result.



President
Jonathan Jara
631-873-7578
Vice-President
Marissa Seider
(716)-343-3207
Treasurer
Alexandra Ye
(929)-250-3088
Secretary
Sherry Ann Barnett
347-659-4478


Pre-Pharmacy Club
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

The Pre-Pharmacy Club at UB (University at Buffalo) welcomes all students who are interested in pursuing a career in the pharmacy profession.



Club Advisor:  Dr. James R. Olson,

President
Edwin Kankam
(646) 644-7299
Vice-President
Mahmud Bhuiyan
(347) 605-0335
Treasurer
Charitie Hill
(585) 729-7543
Secretary
Adan Alin
(212) 380-3859


Society of Future Actuaries
Club Status: Permanent
Date Established:  2016-08-30

About Us:

To organize students to create better networking opportunities, provide a better understanding of the actuarial field, assist with actuarial exam preparation and expand knowledge of statistical software commonly used in data analysis.



Club Advisor:  Dietrich Kuhlmann (716) 262-6186

President
Brynne Colella
(585) 737-6675
Vice-President
Brendon Bochacki
(716) 480-7922


Sociology Club
Club Status: Permanent
Date Established:  2016-10-05

About Us:

To provide an organization for students who are interested in sociology to explore the issues in the field of sociology. To provide learning experiences to further prepare students interested in sociology. To create of a feeling of fellowship among sociology students. Provide services opportunities for students to give back to the community.



Club Advisor:  Kristen Lee, , 716-645-8469

President
Julia Schoonover
(607) 643-2451
Vice-President
Thomas Siskar
(716) 200-2845
Treasurer
Joshua Brenner
(914) 275-2078
Secretary
Rylee James
(541) 731-9596


Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society (SAACS)
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

To promote and enable professional advancement of its members. Serve and educate the university and local communities about chemistry.



Office Location:  446 NSC
Club Advisor:  Jason Benedict, , (716) 645-4276

President
Stephen Carro
Vice-President
Sam Wlasowicz
Treasurer
Brian Barnes
5856947886
Secretary
Viktoriya Avlasevich


Student Association for Speech and Hearing (SASH)
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

Student Association of Speech and Hearing. To promote and foster a greater understanding of speech pathology and audiology; exchange ideas among related fields. Provide dialogue as a student group.



Club Advisor:  Dr. Wei Sun, , 716-829-5307

President
Fina Young
7169402233
Vice-President
Jacqueline Sydoriak
7162568730
Treasurer
Hannah Scelfo
5169026178
Secretary
Angela Volpe
8453252270


Undergraduate Biology Association
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

 The UBA has restarted itself as a club last year and hopes to continue gaining support through membership and fundraising. We have started new programs this year to encourage you to GET INVOLVED in the University and the Community! One new program is our Research Shadowing Program. We post announcements in lecture halls through email and on the Pre-health bulletin.



General E-mail:  
Club Advisor:  Dr. Koudelka, , (716) 645-4904

President
Alison Rogers
Vice-President
Najla Sideliqui
Treasurer
Abdulnasser Saeidi
Secretary
Kirsten Dean


Undergraduate Psychology Association
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

To promote the study of and interest in psychology in and beyond the university setting.



Office Location:  Park Hall 212
Club Advisor:  Christa Greenberg, , 716-645-3650

President
Alicia Claudio
7166052298
Vice-President
Arline Matias
(347) 286-3335
Treasurer
George Cunningham
(315) 741-0051
Secretary
Danielle Villata
(973) 487-8796