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POC Council

Coordinator:

Liryc Lewis -

The People of Color Council focuses on celebrating, preserving, and educating students on the cultures of the minority population in America, and together POC serves as a large unifying faction for the student body here at the UB. POC clubs also takes a very active role in the Buffalo community; engaging in community services, educating other students outside of UB, and promoting the continuous prosperity of the minority people and their cultures. POC clubs are united with a common goal; to increase minority representation at the UB, SUNY, and State levels.




Asian American Student Union (AASU)

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

Asian American Student Union. Support and encourage Asian American culture within the UB community. Address problems and defend right of students.

Office Location:  SU 372


Vice President:
Eugene Ng
5164047267
Treasurer:
Sebastian Zeman
6468862613
Secretary:
Steven Le
7166045400

Black Student Union (BSU)

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

BSU.Educate members and non-members on issues that affect the Black community. Preserve Black culture; increase admission of Black students to UB.

Office Location:  SU 307
Club Advisor:  Christina Dunn,


President:
Sanyia Julien
(347) 475-6528
Vice President:
Taylor Lewis
5163166084
Treasurer:
Zamira Caldwell
6072260278
Secretary:
Morgan Ross
5852563654

Dreams Affirmed

Club Status: Temporary

Date Established: 2021-12-08

About us:

Dreams Affirmed is a theatre and dance-based group that focuses on bringing more opportunities for students of color in the performing arts. We fight against inequality in two ways: through theatrical events and performances that highlight the cultural diversity of this school and through implementing changes that promote fair treatment and more diverse topics in the Theater and Dance Department.



President:
Derrian Brown
6783671955
Vice President:
David Eve
5855034123
Treasurer:
Tioga Simpson
7164182113
Secretary:
Isabella Gomez Barrientos
3125761616

Eight Count

Club Status: Temporary

Date Established: 2022-04-26

About us:

Give students the opportunity to express themselves through art, while bonding and reflecting with their peers who share similar forms of expression. The form of dance we intend to produce targets the roots of African and Black American culture. Not only will we produce this art, but we will also aim to educate our student body on both the history and impact of each style we produce. 



Vice President:
Tutu Beata
3478823438

First Nations Student Association

Club Status: Temporary

Date Established: 2022-04-07

About us:

First Nations Student Association serves as a supportive community for all indigenous students at the University. We work to preserve and promote the rich history of our culture, as well as aid in the recruitment and enrollment of indigenous students at UB.



President:
Jordan Johnson
Vice President:
Mikayla Isaacs
Treasurer:
Yusif Alisa
Secretary:
Mykayla Williams

Powerful United Ladies Striving to Elevate (PULSE)

Club Status: Temporary

Date Established: 2019-12-06

About us:

Constituents of PULSE shall come together to discuss and act on matters that concern women of color. They will create a comfortable and respected environment for the student body to educate, elevate, and empower one another through an array of mediums. Dialogue shall incorporate alternative ideologies that have shaped and continue to shape women of color.



President:
Ariel Clarke
6469439002
Vice President:
Nicole Agbo
(845)421-2455
Treasurer:
Ifeoma Okorie
9173703536
Secretary:
Kayla Phillip
7185818715

Pre-Law Chapter of the National Black Law Student Association

Club Status: Permanent

Date Established: 2017-11-07

About us:

The purpose of the National Black Law Students Association Pre-Law Chapter at the University at Buffalo is to articulate and promote the needs and goals of Black and minority undergraduate students who have an interest in law. UB BLSA Pre-Law seeks to work with the undergraduate University, the UB School of Law, and the local Buffalo community to increase access and resources for applying to law school to our members. We strive to provide members with internship opportunities, community service initiatives, and the chance to connect with current law students, law professors, attorneys, judges, and other legal professionals in order to provide insight and guidance in connection with becoming a future lawyer.

Club Affiliations:  National Black Law Students Association


President:
Kiana Hodge
7188104332
Vice President:
Audrey Joseph
631-538-5226
Treasurer:
Keanna Haynes
5163627264
Secretary:
Ariel Clarke
(646) 943-9002