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International Council

Coordinator:
Peter Pranata - - 1.8569751123


The International Council consists of a wide array of diverse clubs celebrating the cultures and nationalities across the globe. Students are given the opportunity to learn about other cultures, lifestyles and traditions, in addition to celebrate these experiences first hand. Through dance, music, food, art, language, and so much more, the International clubs facilitate a welcoming environment for all students. The International Council organizes annual events such as International Fiesta, International Soccer Tournament, and International Iron Chef, which showcases the pride and heritage of the clubs and their traditions.



African SA | Balkan SA | Bangladeshi SA | Caribbean SA | Chinese SA | Filipino American SA | Himalayan SA | Hong Kong SA | Indian SA | Indonesian SA | Japanese SA | Korean United SA | Latin American SA | Malaysian SA | Myanmar SA | Organization of Arab Students | Pakistani SA | Polish SA | Singapore SA | Taiwanese SA | Vietnamese SA


African SA
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

To affirm our determination to achieve and maintain unity among the members, regardless of race, creed, color, sex or political belief; we assert our commitment to learning about African values and promoting a true image of Africa in the University and the Buffalo community. To foster the understanding of Africa in this University, and the surrounding communities. To promote a true image of Pan African Spirit in the University and Buffalo Communities. To encourage all African students in the University to participate in activities of the Organization.



General E-mail:  
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President
Aishat Keshiro
347-636-2785
Vice-President
George Kyere
646-826-9214
Treasurer
Omotayo Oziegbe
917-495-7440
Secretary
Yetunde Alese
347-741-3542


Balkan SA
Club Status: Temporary
Date Established:  2017-03-07

About Us:

To promote the cultures, languages and traditions of the peoples of the Balkan Peninsula. This will allow students to develop different perspectives and learn about new cultures and regions around the world. Countries that will be represented will be Serbia, Albania, Romania, Croatia, Macedonia, Greece, Montenegro, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia and Bulgaria. It will allow us to build a community for people from this region and allow students to hang out and have fun.



Secretary
Nadin Zejnilovic
(347) 400-6470
Vice-President
Florida Mulaj
(914) 525-9309
Treasurer
Hamza Razzaq
(631) 816-7955
President
Albert Mashkulli
(848) 468-8967


Bangladeshi SA
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

To promote the Bangladeshi culture at UB.



Office Location:  SU 307
General E-mail:  
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President
Sifat Arefin Zico
Vice-President
Oyshi Rahman
(347) 761-2249
Treasurer
Rathin Sarker
(443) 642-8259
Secretary
Benjamin Donaldson
(914) 536-6690


Caribbean SA
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

  • To promote and strengthen cultural ties among the State University of New York's Caribbean Community
  • To promote Caribbean art and culture among the student community at the State University of New York and the general Buffalo Community
  • To foster a sense of pride and identify among the people of the Caribbean by their discovery of a Caribbean consciousness
  • To promote an understanding of the contemporary Caribbean world in the university community, through the airing of the issues and challenges, faced by the Caribbean are in the twentieth century
  • To provide adequate and accurate information on the Caribbean area, in the university, which at the present time is singularly devoid of such


Office Location:  SU 307
General E-mail:  
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Treasurer
Patrice Cunningham
6313743563
Secretary
Jacky Ducheine
(347) 520-2204
Vice-President
Nahahme Howard
3154919080
President
Rudolph Walker
9172320086


Chinese SA
Club Status: Temporary
Date Established:  2017-10-12

About Us:

Chinese SA offers a platform for students to meet each other not only from china, it also invites students who are interested in Chinese culture. The aim of this club is for students to acknowledge companionship through involvement in events while exploring the history and food culture of China.




President
Molly Zheng
(917) 238-8387
Vice-President
Song Lin
(917) 929-6657
Treasurer
Shiyao Wang
(646) 288-6261
Secretary
Lingqiao Chen
(917) 557-8805


Filipino American SA
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

To educate all students on Filipino cultural topics and issues, whether they of Filipino descent or non-Filipino descent, unite and empower them with a united voice. We do hereby agree to uphold all regulations of the University at Buffalo, the Undergraduate Student Association (SA), and the State University of New York.



President
Franz De Leon
(516) 655-7885
Vice-President
Anton Narciso
(845) 735-0258
Treasurer
Christine Venturina
(914) 471-5382
Secretary
Maredyl Biscocho
(646) 895-4501


Himalayan SA
Club Status: Temporary
Date Established:  2017-10-09

About Us:

Our club's purpose is to preserve and promote Nepalese and Tibetan culture as well as to provide a platform for students of UB to learn about the culture and traditions of third wold countries. Our club's purpose is not only to preserve and promote but also to diversify our understanding of different cultures from other clubs and to be a new beneficial addition to the Student Association.




President
Rios Thapa Magar
(716) 275-7538
Vice-President
Mijas Bhattachan
(717) 993-1179
Treasurer
Nipun Rajbhandary
(716) 328-8681
Secretary
Tenzin Metok
(929) 235-3300


Hong Kong SA
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

Hong Kong SA seeks to promote the culture of Hong Kong through workshops and events to unite its members in a single identity and to foster relationships within the student body. Although Hong Kong  is part of China as of July 1 1997 there are various aspects that differentiate its organization separate from other Asian clubs.



Office Location:  SU 322
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Vice-President
Milton Eng
9176008491
Secretary
Jessica Kwan
9177579515
Treasurer
Eric Ngai
6465102778
President
Wesley Mark
9177579515


Indian SA
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

We, the people of Indian origin, students at the State University of New York at Buffalo, aim to:

  • Promote the cultural and educational atmosphere of SUNY at Buffalo
  • Promote the general welfare of everyone, regardless of origin, at the University
  • Promote international understanding and the friendship between different student bodies


General E-mail:  
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President
Aneri Dholakiya
Vice-President
Anmol Patel
Treasurer
Vishal Patel
Secretary
Renuka Kannappan


Indonesian SA
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

Promote cultural exchange and understanding. Introduce Indonesian intellectual and cultural heritage. Assist new students.



Office Location:  SU 373
General E-mail:  
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Treasurer
Annisa Nowicki
7164360982
President
Kenneth Setiadi
(716) 428-6118
Vice-President
Givary Muhammad
(646) 417-0864
Secretary
Alva Putra
(360) 526-1163


Japanese SA
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

Maintain a spirit of community among the students at UB. Promote Japanese culture and encourage understanding in the community. Meetings held in 330 SU.



Office Location:  SU 373
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Secretary
Amani Minter
(716) 598-5538
President
Benson Wu
(646) 541-5330
Vice-President
Silas Hoffstaetter
(607) 341-5920
Treasurer
Daniel Li
(631) 341-5920


Korean United SA
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

KASA strives to cultivate and promote  an interest in Korean and Korean-American history culture and many other facets of the Korean-American experience by providing opportunities for University at Buffalo students and other college students to come together on a social and cultural level.



Office Location:  SU 322
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President
JungHwan Yim
(716) 410-3027
Vice-President
Sanga Yoon
(716) 622-2884
Treasurer
Chaewon Sue
(716) 544-7458
Secretary
Seung Hyeok Choi


Latin American SA
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

The Latin American Student Association of the State University at Buffalo is a student-run and funded organization. The goals of this organization are as follows:rn• To educate members the university community and the community at large about Latin American culture.rn• To educate about and treat issues that affect our communities.rn• To actively get involved in the community and provide support wherever necessary. rn• To actively work with other organizations both on and off campus to better our communities. rn• To honor celebrate and perpetuate the traditions and customs that have shaped our cultures and identities.rn• To create and maintain a support network for students at the university.rn• To promote academic excellence personal and intellectual growth and leadership development.rn• To create activities and events that promote diversity unity cultural awareness and respect.rn



Office Location:  SU 372
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President
Desiny Pacheco
(914) 512-6782
Vice-President
Sabrina Alvarado
Treasurer
Kelvin Roman
(716) 436-1363
Secretary
Thais Nunez
(917) 450-0650


Malaysian SA
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

Promote general welfare of Malaysian students; provide intellectual and cultural development in the college and community. Various activities fundraising.



Office Location:  SU 372
General E-mail:  
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President
Jing Yang Kuo
(716) 416-1874
Vice-President
Nur Sabrina Hasnul
(716) 275-5763
Treasurer
Xin Ying Liew
(716) 416-1928
Secretary
Xin Wei Annabelle Lau
(716) 906-6653


Myanmar SA
Club Status: Temporary
Date Established:  2017-10-18

About Us:

This club was established on the principles of serving, representing and assisting all Myanmar students  at the University at Buffalo through events and cultural exhibitions. We want to help and cultivate the Myanmar cultures and traditions and share it with our diverse student body. We aspire to bring about happiness and strength within Myanmar student body through unity. Myanmar students will be able to form under their identities and to meet people of other backgrounds and creeds. 




President
Charles Steber
(716) 249-9097
Vice-President
Zaw Win Naung
(646) 954-9350
Treasurer
Si Thu Maung
(716) 495-6807
Secretary
Pyae phyo Kywe Sa
(716) 239-5326


Organization of Arab Students
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

The Organization of Arab Students aspires to educate and promote understanding of the Arab cultures among the student body at the University at Buffalo and the Buffalo community. This will be implemented through provided educational and recreational activities in a friendly atmosphere that best serves all. 



President
Nabil Farhat
(716) 348-8991
Vice-President
Elise Helou
(410) 920-2217
Treasurer
George Kfoury
(716) 908-4949
Secretary
Hagar Hafez
(716) 533-9138


Pakistani SA
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

The purpose of this club is to educate students and promote Pakistani culture.



Office Location:  SU 375
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President
Usman Najam
Vice-President
Usama Syed
Treasurer
Aamna Jaffri
Secretary
Najla Siddiqui


Polish SA
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

The Polish Student Association exists to foster Polish and Polish-American culture and fellowship, to connect students with the local Polish community, and to celebrate Polish culture, heritage, and tradition.



Club Advisor:  Danuta Nycz-Nakamura, , (716) 860-0730
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Secretary
Ewa Durda
(347) 286-3151
Vice-President
Kyle Yagielski
(518) 495-6796
President
Rafal Wojtanowski
(845) 490-2200
Treasurer
Tony Szeglowski
(716) 566-8422


Singapore SA
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

To provide a common ground of understanding between individuals of various ethic origins at the University at Buffalo through social, cultural and educational activities. Members of the Singapore Student Association ("SGSA") will develop deeper understanding of Singapore. The organization also serves to unite Singaporeans in the University at Buffalo as well as to help them adjust to the American culture.



Club Advisor:  Paul Yong (716) 597-7052
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Treasurer
Jeremy Ng
(716) 598-8814
President
Deborah Tan
(716) 598-8912
Vice-President
Amelia Lim
(929) 310-1823
Secretary
Nidhi Menon
(716) 480-1113


Taiwanese SA
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

The purpose of the Taiwanese Student Association is to bring together, to assist, and to promote mutual interest and understanding among the Taiwanese in UB community. The Association shall also serve to promote of the Taiwanese culture in the UB Community.



Treasurer
Ching Ru Yang
(929) 248-2658
President
Ping Chen Chen
7168671426
Secretary
Ken Wei Chang
7165638665
Vice-President
Justin Ma
6466782998


Vietnamese SA
Club Status: Permanent

About Us:

The Vietnamese Student Association aims to preserve and promote Vietnamese cultural and historical awareness at the University at Buffalo, and the surrounding community by providing programs and support for students to establish a common ground for cultural awareness



Office Location:  SU 376
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Treasurer
Giang Truong
7169865105
Secretary
Lily Tran
3147556219
Vice-President
David Kovatchev
7163351490
President
Khoa Le
(716) 256-8460