There is a campus organization for practically every student interest, whether it’s political, musical, athletic, social, or volunteer-oriented. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, you can start a new club!

36 Madison Avenue

36 Madison Avenue is Drew’s only all-male a cappella group. MadAve, as the group is often called, has made several appearances at the International Collegiate Championship of A Cappella where it has earned recognition for having outstanding soloists and vocal percussion. Each semester, the group hosts concerts and performs at a variety of school functions.

Advisor: Dustin Hunter

Officers:

  • President: Connor Ambrose
  • Business Manager: Will Sandberg
  • Public Relations Manager: Eric Ando
Email: 36madave@drew.edu
Twitter: @36MadisonAvenue
All of the Above

All of the Above is Drew’s only co-ed a cappella group. Through various concerts both on and off campus, All of the Above strives to showcase the musical talent of Drew University’s students while entertaining a diverse audience.

Advisor: Trevor Weston

Officers

  • President: Samantha Steele
  • Musical Director: Stephanie Weymouth
  • Public Relations Manager: Philip Reilly
  • Secretary/Treasurer:  Rachel Schachter
Email: aotadrew@drew.edu
Website:  groups.drew.edu/aota
Tumblr: aotadrewuniversity.tumblr.com
Twitter: @heyAOTA
Alpha Phi Omega

Alpha Phi Omega (APO) is a service fraternity based upon the principles of friendship, leadership and service. The organization offers a unique blend of programs to help members grow as individuals and as a group. APO limits its activities to four categories of service– to campus, fraternity, community and nation. Fellowship and leadership opportunities also are available to group members.

Website: http://www.groups.drew.edu/apo/

Advisor: Deshawn Cook and Tanya Bennett

Officers:

  • President: Christina Strompf
  • Vice President:
  • Treasurer: Kevin Millan
  • Secretary: Marisa Portenti
  • Publicist: Sam Zom
Email: apo@drew.edu
Ariel – The Latin Cultural Society

Ariel is the Latino Cultural Society here at Drew University.As a collective of culturally minded students of Drew University we believe it is in the interest of everyone to foster and promote a better understanding of diversity specifically focusing in the Latino culture.

Advisor: Raul Rosales

Officers

  • Co-chairs: Jency Saenz and Jaron Bermudez
  • Secretary: Sofia Olivera
  • Treasurer: Estephanie Rivero
  • Newsletter Editor: Erika Chance
  • Publicist/Webmaster: Angela Guzman

Email: ariel@drew.edu

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ArielDrewUniversityLatinoOrganization

Twitter: @ArielLatinoOrg

 

Art History & Museum Studies Club

This organization provides opportunities to explore art outside of the classroom. Activities include discussions, field trips to museums and guest lectures relevant to the appreciation of art history and museum studies.

Advisor: Margaret (Peggy) Kuntz

Officers

  • President: Jaime Ballesteros
  • Vice President: Elizabeth Caroscio
  • Treasurer: Kate Fisher
  • Secretary: Kether Morgab
Email: arthistclub@drew.edu
Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta)

Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta) is an honor and professional society for students of the biological sciences. The goal of all Tri-Beta events and activities, according to the constitution, “shall be designed to stimulate interest, scholarly attainment, and investigation in the biological sciences, and to promote the dissemination of information and new interpretations among students of the life sciences.”

Advisor: Dr. Joanna Miller

Officers

  • President: Runi Patel
  • Vice President: Katelyn Cusmano
  • Treasurer: Samantha Cassidy
  • Secretary: Monal Mehta

Email: tribeta@drew.edu

Website: http://depts.drew.edu/biol/ForStudents/TriBeta/Officers/OfficersIndex.htm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrewUTriBeta

Twitter: @DrewUTriBeta

 

Bridging Our Anthropology Students (BOAS!)

!BOAS (named in honor of famous anthropologist Franz Boas as well as an acronym for Bridging Our Anthropology Students) is the Anthropology Club at Drew University. Anthropology is the study of humankind and other primates using various and diverse methods to explore anthropology related questions. !Boas seeks to connect students across the four areas of Anthropology (Cultural, Biological, Archeology, and Linguistics) as well as educate Drewids about Anthropology and the amazing species of homosapians.

Advisor: Allan Dawson

Officers

  • President: Chrystalin Popp
  • Vice President: Miho Watabe
  • Treasurer: Chris Carbone
  • Secretary: Laura Mulholland
  • Webmaster: Jayce Lebron
Email: boas@drew.edu
Twitter: @BOASDrew
Budget & Appropriations Board

The Budget & Appropriations Board is the financial arm of the Student Government. B&A allocates club budgets and provides ad hoc funding to student groups via a proposal process.

Advisor: Carla Brady

Chair: Carmine Biancamano
Comptroller: Brennan Shanks

Email: sgbudget@drew.edu

C.I.A.O (Cultural Italian American Organization)

C.I.A.O. (Cultural Italian American Organization) is a student-run organization dedicated to informing students about Italian and Italian-American culture in an attempt to dispel common stereotypes while enjoying the heritage and language. The Club is very active in organizing cultural and community events, field trips to New York, Opera nights, lectures with international guests (some co-sponsored by the Italian Cultural Institute of New York), film screening, an annual dinner Gala, charities events. Students of all majors are welcome.

Advisor: Emanuele Occhipinti

Officers

  • President: Sabrina La-Bianca
  • Vice President: Benjamin Schaefer
  • Treasurer: Gabriella Bisconti
  • Secretary: Alexandra Willis
Email: ciao@drew.edu
Twitter: @DrewCiao
Catholic Campus Ministry

Catholic Campus Ministry is a student organization affiliated with St. Paul’s Inside-the-Walls, the Catholic Center for Evangelization at Bayley-Ellard. We’re a welcoming, no pressure group committed to serving our campus and local community, with a special emphasis on helping the poor. We encourage both Catholics and non-Catholics to attend our events, share our joy, and use reason to discover what is true.

Advisor: Tanya Bennett

Officers

  • President: Evelyn Meisenbacher
  • Vice President: Caroline Kuras
  • Treasurer: Sarah Robinson
Email: ccm@drew.edu
Chinese Culture Club

Drew University is a place which contains diverse cultures. Chinese Culture Club shall be to foster leadership and friendship development and understanding Chinese culture and life styles through the coordination of educational and awareness events. CCC will work toward its goals by:
A. coordinating a regular series of roundtable discussions,
B. trips and visits to observe Chinese cultural activities,
C. the Learning of Chinese political, not political thinking and ethnic culture by films, songs, and power points, and
D. tasting Chinese food.

Advisor: Di Bai

Officers

  • President: Ryan Godfrey
  • Vice President: Xinxing Ren
Email: ccc@drew.edu
Circle K

Drew University Circle K is a member of Circle K International. As a club we strive to help others both in our community and in the world at large by providing opportunities for service, leadership, and fellowship. In the past we have worked with organizations that include but are not limited to The Eliminate Project, March of Dimes, Project Linus, and the Six Cents Initiative.

Website: http://circl31.wix.com/Drew-circle-k

Advisor: Amy Koritz

Officers

  • President: Katelyn Cusmano
  • Vice President: Gabriella Bottalico
  • Treasurer: Caitlin Duffy
  • Secretary: Devyn Lopez
  • Webmaster: Olivia Rutler
Email: circlek@drew.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/drewcirclek/
Colleges Against Cancer

The American Cancer Society Colleges Against Cancer is a nationwide collaboration of college students, faculty, and staff dedicated to saving lives from cancer by initiating and supporting programs of the American Cancer Society in college communities. CAC’s strategic directions focus on advocacy, cancer education, the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, and survivorship.

Advisor: Colleen Fruend

Officers

  • President:  Viany Reyes
  • Vice President:  Kirstey Yee
  • Treasurer: Liz Swigert
  • Secretary: Valerie Savage

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CACDrewU

Twitter: @DrewCAC

Dance Club

The Dance Club brings together different styles of dance for many performances throughout the year.  This club hosts a dance show in the Spring and participates in other clubs’ events, such as talent shows and open houses for Admissions.

Advisor: 

Officers

  • President: Kristen Lammond
  • Vice President: Maddie Wenz
  • Treasuer: Kristen Lammond
Dance Team

The Dance Team can be seen at all home men & women’s basketball games, various University and alumni events, as well as other functions around the Drew University campus. Now, with 26 members, the team has aspirations of bringing home the National competitions.

Advisor: Diane Yee

Officers

  • President: Kristen Lammond
  • Vice President: Maddie Wenz
  • Treasurer: Kristen Lammond
Drew African Students Association (DASA)

D.A.S.A is an on campus organization that comprises of a group of students (CLA, GRAD and THEO) of African and non-African decent dedicated to the education of the Drew community on anything Africa related, ranging from the various cultures across the African continent to ongoing issues faced by millions of Africans. All students, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation and so on are more than welcome to join.

Advisor: Ebenezer Addo

Officers:

  • President: Bella Dapilma
  • Co-Chair: Adefolakemi Adenugba
  • Treasurer: David Njorge
  • Secretary: Jaleela Badamasi

Twitter: @DrewDasa

Email: dasa@drew.edu
Drew College Democrats

The Drew College Democrats is a registered chapter of College Democrats of America and it is our mission to stimulate political participation, promote democratic idals, advocate the ideas and principles of the Democratic Party, and support candidates from the Democratic Party at the local, state, and national levels.  We frequently hold voter registration drives and are often involved in campaign work, in addition to bringing influential politicians, such as Newark Mayor Cory Booker, to campus to speak.

Website: http://groups.drew.edu/democrats/

Advisor: Jason Jordan

Officers:

  • President: Eliza Mauhs-Pugh
  • Vice President: Mariel Hooper
  • Secretary: Farrah Ridore
  • Treasurer: Deirdre O’Halloran

Twitter: @DrewDems

Drew Commuters Association

The Drew Commmuters Association  provides opportunities for residents and non-residents to meet through events, activities and regular meetings and to serve as an organized voice of all commuters at Drew University.

Advisor: Frank Merckx

Officers

  • President: Michael Sedaille
  • Vice President: Arham Khan
  • Treasurer: Michael Mondelli

Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/DrewCommutersAssociation/

Drew Debate Team

The mission of the Organization shall be to encourage and foster an interest and skill in public speaking, to build confidence, while teaching critical thinking. This organization will encourage students to fully develops their ideas and learn how to effectively prove a point. Students will learn how to argue with others while presenting themselves in a civil manner. Ideally, students will develop into effective communicators and leaders. The organization also hopes to facilitate the awareness of common knowledges topics in politics and philosophy. This club also hopes to create a competitive atmosphere where students can socialize in an academic setting. Students will be able to compete on a local, state, and maybe even national level. The team plans to compete in parlimentary debate in the American Palimentary Debate Association.

Advisor: Edward Baring

Officers:

  • President: Saif Yasin
  • Vice President: Saif Yasin
  • Treasurer: Jal Trivedi

Email: drewdebate@drew.edu

Drew Economics & Business Society (DEBS)

The mission of DEBS shall be to promote academic discussion of economics and business and to create and strengthen relationships between members and the economics and business community.

Advisor: Jennifer Kohn

Officers

  • President: Sabrina Fruci
  • Vice President: Megan Modic
  • Treasurer: Omaru Washington
  • Secretary:  Jacob Levy
Email: debs@drew.edu
Twitter: @DrewDEBS
Drew Environmental Action League (DEAL)

Drew Environmental Action League (DEAL), a CLA student organization, seeks to increase campus awareness of environmental issues. The group’s members work to promote activism and positive change towards a more sustainable world through events, activities, and discussions, and to provide environmental volunteer opportunities both on- and off-campus. Join our group page on Moodle or visit our website to stay informed!

Website: http://www.groups.drew.edu/deal/

Advisor: Tina Notas

Officers:

  • President: Evelyn Meisenbacher
  • Vice President: Sylvie Harris
  • Treasurer: Joseph Dohrenwend
Email: deal@drew.edu
Drew First Responders

he mission of the Drew First Responders is to promote health and wellness within the Drew community as well as in surrounding communities through education and to provide a team of students to act as first responders in conjunction with Drew University Public Safety to help those in need of emergency medical services.

Advisor(s): Amy Koritz, Rob Lucid

Officers

  • President:  Felicia Sparozic
  • Vice President:  Samantha Weckesser
  • Treasurer: Robert Sommehalt
  • Secretary: Gueseppe Bernal

Email: dfr@drew.edu

Drew Health Organization (DHO)

The main purpose of the organization is to educate and make the Drew community aware of health concerns, by discussing and learning about health issues affecting the local community and global world at large. DHO also provides a framework to expand career opportunities for students involved in the public health fields and to organize social interactions for those interested in serving the community.

Advisor: Dr. Christina McKittrick

Officers

  • President: Nour Miraoui
  • Treasurer: Wajiha Azaz
Email: dho@drew.edu
Drew Honduras Project

The Drew Honduras Project is a student-run volunteer program that annually sends a select group to Honduras. While abroad, members learn from their experiences as volunteers. On campus, they are active in team building and fundraising events that make each trip a reality.

Advisor: Sandra Jamieson

Officers:

  • President: Kenan Gelfond
  • Vice President: Samantha Wilekrson
  • TreasurerCraig Wagenblast
  • Secretary: Gabby Cogan
Email: honduras@drew.edu
Twitter: @DrewHonduras
Drew Improv Players

The goal of Drew University’s Improv Players is
to create an environment that cultivates creativity, freedom of
self-expression and a bridge to connect people from different walks of
life. We strive to provide a judgment-free space where students can be
bold, innovative, funny and utterly themselves. Ultimately we want to
teach students to fearlessly and generously give of themselves to both
peers and audiences.

To achieve this we play and workshop improvisational and theater games
that both encourage creativity and spontaneity, while also providing
constructive criticism and fine-tuning the skills and instincts of the
students. This creates a dialogue and an environment where students
are unafraid to take risks.

Advisor: Dan LaPenta

Officers

  • President: Melanie Popp
  • Vice President: Emelia Leiter
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth Fruhmann
  • Secretary: Sophia Koevary

Email: improv@drew.edu

Website: http://groups.drew.edu/dips/

Drew Organization of Anime

The members of the Drew Organization of Anime are Japanese animation enthusiasts. The group’s activities are designed to foster the interests of current members and introduce other students to this unique art.

Advisor: Karen Pechilis

Officers

  • President: Jihad Williams
  • Vice President: Eric Doyle
  • Treasurer: Christine Marten
  • Secretary: Alex Fraebel

Website: http://www.groups.drew.edu/doa/

Twitter:

Drew Organization of Gaming

The primary purpose of Gaming Club will be to provide a common social organization for those interested in game design, leisure gaming and gaming culture, whether newcomers or longtime enthusiasts. The term “gaming,” defined loosely, is the state of creative problem solving engaged in immersive, obstacle oriented play, as in that offered by a diverse variety of interactive entertainment media. Gaming Club will seek to incorporate appreciation of a multitude of game forms, such as the traditional board game, paper and dice RPG (role playing game), collectible card game, and electronic video game, all of which encompass both recreational and competitive aspects. Through promotional events and periodic tournaments, Gaming Club will encourage a greater understanding and appreciation of game related phenomena.

Advisor: Edmond Chang

Officers

  • President: Robert Scheffler
  • Vice President: Madison Friedman
  • Treasurer: David Riccio
  • Secretary: Kyle Messina
Email: gamingclub@drew.edu
Drew Pagan Society

The purpose of Drew Pagan Society is to explore Pagan Traditions, holidays, and beliefs, and to provide a supportive environment for individuals to share and develop their spirituality. The Drew Pagan Society sets as its goal to educate the larger community about Pagan customs and to engage in positive interfaith dialogue, both within the group and without.

Advisor: Jennifer Heise

  • President: Julie Gonzalez
  • Treasurer: William Hollwedel
  • Secretary: Julianna Frasca

 

Drew Shimmy Shakers (Belly Dancing Troupe)

The Shimmy Shakers is a club that teaches about the art of belly dance. Twice a week we teach different dance moves and combine them into choreography. Members learn more than just belly dance, they learn self confidence, as well. Practicing the moves daily is great exercise and it is a unique talent anyone can have! The Shimmy Shakers dance at other club events, besides the ones we host, but no member is required to be in the performance group. It is up to the individual if they want to perform or if they only want to come to classes.

Advisor: Kerry Klug

Officers

  • President: Lucianna Silvestri
  • Vice President: Agatha Kuza
  • Treasurer: Nicole Walters
Drew University Biology Society (DUBS)

This club is for any Drew student, major or non-, interested in the study of Biology.

Advisor: Dr. Joanna Miller

Officers

  • President: Kristen Lammond
  • Vice President: Joanna Lewis
  • Treasurer: Valerie Savage
  • Secretary: Falal Mughal
Email: dubs@drew.edu
Twitter: @DrewUBio
Drew University Chemistry Society (DUCS)

DUCS is dedicated to spreading the joys of chemistry on campus! We are very passionate about being chemists and love to spread our passion!

Advisor: Adam Cassano

Officers

  • President: Alae Kawam
  • Vice President: Ronika Komal
  • Treasurer: Kristen lammond
Email: ducs@drew.edu
Drew University Dramatic Society (DUDS)

The object of the Drew University Dramatic Society (D.U.D.S.) is to act as a co-producing organization in conjunction with the Drew University Theatre Arts Department, as well as encouraging and supporting other theatrical endeavors.

Advisor: Rosemary McLaughlin

Officers

  • President: Courtney Cooke
  • Vice President: Lily Wilcox (Director of Activities)
  • Treasurer: Ronald Kitts (Director of Business and Alumni Relations)
  • Director of Membership: Alexandra Rose
  • Dance Member at Large: Francine Odri
  • Secretary: Grace Leneghan
Email: duds@drew.edu
Twitter: @DUDS
Drew University Feminist Union

The Drew University Feminist Union is a student organization that exists to promote feminism on the Drew University campus and raise awareness of specific social, political, environmental, and international issues that affect people throughout the United States and the world. We wish to provide a safe and tolerant environment to explore the intersections of sex, gender, race, ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, and global systems of interrelation and domination. We seek to provide a forum in which personal experience, social activism, and a diverse body of theory can come together to form a dynamic organization that responds to the needs and interests of its members and the Drew University community. Students of all sexes and genders are welcome and encouraged to join the club.

Advisor: Wendy Kolmar

Officers

  • President: Edith Braggiotti-Painting
  • Vice President: Valerie Dohrer
  • Treasurer: Chloë Klaess
  • Secretary: Bonnie Hullings
  • Publicist: Chelsea Hunt

Email: dufu@drew.edu

Twitter: @DUFULovesYou

Drew University Film Club

The mission of Film Club is to provide a fun, safe place where people of the Drew Community and outside the Drew Community can have fun and discuss the art of film-making.

Advisor: Marie-Pascale Pieretti

Officers

  • President: Emily Miller
  • Vice President: Elena Storey
  • Treasurer: Ronika Komal

filmclub@drew.edu

Drew University Music Society

The Music Society strives to increase student participation in activities and classes provided by Drew’s music department.

Advisor: Norman Lowrey

Officers

  • President: Rachel Fintz
  • Vice President: Christopher Talbot
  • Treasurer: Rachel Schachter
  • Secretary: Mary Lyn Coppola
  • Webmaster: Emelia Leiter

Email: dums@drew.edu

Film Club

The mission of Film Club is to provide a fun, safe place where people of the Drew Community and outside the Drew Community can have fun and discuss the art of film-making.

Advisor:  Marie-Pascale Pieretti

Officers

  • Co-President: Emily Miller
  • Co-President: Elena Storey
  • Treasurer: Ronika Komal
  • Secretary: Alicia Rueda
  • Publicist: McKenzie Chapman
Email: filmclub@drew.edu
Twitter: @DrewFilmClun
German Club

The Drew German Club is a group for who are interested in German culture and society regardless of whether they are of German heritage or speak German. The Club holds both on and off campus events such as trips to New York City, different museums, the Metropolitan opera house, festivals, film screening, and more. All are welcome to join.

Advisor: Josh Karaloski

Officers:

  • President: Joshua Kavaloski
  • Vice President: Libby Holand
  • Treasurer: Miro Miroslav
Email: germanclub@drew.edu
Harambee

The word Harambee is a Swahili word which means to synergize, to come together. Just like it’s name the club will focus on forming a large Drew melting pot or a salad bowl, where members bring in and blend in knowledge from their various cultures, as well as other forms of diversity. Holding events that will bring together all forms of diversity and accentuate the individual ones (Remember Diversity includes: Age, Ability, Ethnicity, Gender, Race, Religion, Sexual Orientation, and Socioeconomic Status).

Officers

  • President: Zainab Sulaiman
  • Vice President: Aika kabdrakhmanov
  • Treasurer: Vaneisha Thomas
  • Secretary: Michelle Mensah
Email: harambee@drew.edu
Twitter: @DrewHarambee
Hillel

Advisor: Jonathan Golden

Officers

  • President: TBD
  • Vice President: TBD

Email Address: 

HopeNow

HopeNow is dedicated to bringing education and awareness of bullying not only to Drew’s campus but to our community as well. We want to show that it is never too soon to start caring about each other and how to deal with all sorts bulling.

Advisor: Colleen Freund

Officers

  • President: Andrew Barnes
  • Treasurer: Brooke Kaufman
  • Secretary: Olivia Cuozzo
Insanity’s Horse

Students who contribute to “Insanity’s Horse” are committed to publishing an arts and literary journal of superior quality. The editors accept submissions of poetry, short stories, plays, creative nonfiction and excerpts from novels. Artwork–including photographs, paintings, sketches and digital images also are considered for publication.

Advisor: Patrick Phillips

Officers

  • President: Caitlin Mattera
  • Treasurer: Rachel Goldman

Email: insanity@drew.edu

Website: http://groups.drew.edu/insanity/

International Student Association

The purpose of the ISA shall be to promote global diversity, to seek means to share those backgrounds with one another, to provide a meeting place for the students of different cultural backgrounds, and to support their living and studying conditions on campus with the Drew community, and with the greater community beyond the campus. To that end, the ISA shall strive to organize culturally related events and to promote awareness of and appreciation for the many cultures and ethnicities represented within the Drew community.

Advisor: Laura Arthur

  • President: Midori Tagawa
  • Treasurer: Jerry Yang 
  • Secretary: Esther Eum
  • Webmaster(s): Hilda Bonilla, Allie Hernandez

Email: isa@drew.edu

Twitter: @DrewIsa

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

IVCF is a religious organization open to teaching all students about Christianity. Members hold weekly small group Bible studies, monthly large group meetings, retreats and other campus events.

Advisor: Darrel Cole

Officers

  • President: Tori Veninata
  • Vice President: Karina Russ
  • Treasurer: Andrew McGibbon
  • Secretary: Kristina Farmer
  • Webmaster: Catherine Fielding
Email: ivcf@drew.edu

Website: http://www.groups.drew.edu/ivcf/

Korean Caucus

Advisor: Angella Son

Officers:

  • President: Boram Lim
  • Vice President: Hyounkyu Park
  • Secretary: Se Jin Cha
  • Treasurer: Eun Sung Han

 

Kuumba, The Pan-African Student Organization

The purpose of Kuumba is to promote the recognition and appreciation of Pan-African culture and history. The group seeks to provide a forum for the discussion of issues relating to all people of African descent through activities such as films, excursions, lectures and discussions.

Advisor: Lillie Edwards

Officers

  • President: David Simpson
  • Vice President: Jasmine Noel
  • Treasurer: Khemani Gibson
  • Secretary: Neena Robertson
  • Webmaster: Shanel Garcia
  • Publicist: Elise Boykin

Email: kuumba@drew.edu

Twitter: @DrewKuumba

L’Association Francophone (French Club)

To promote an appreciation of the French language and Francophone cultures on campus. All activities are meant to encourage the use of and interest in Francophone cultures not only by French majors, and minors, but also by all Francophiles on campus in a constructive and practical way.

Advisor: Marie-Pascale Pieretti

Officers

  • President: Inez Neto
  • Vice President: Whitney Curry
  • Treasurer: Midori Tagawa
  • Secretary: Andrew Bodo
Email: frenclub@drew.edu
Majorly Interested in Neuroscience at Drew (MIND)

M.I.N.D. is a student organization, which exists to: encourage professional and recreational interest in neuroscience; encourage intellectual and social interaction between students, faculty, and professionals in neuroscience and related fields; promote career development in neuroscience and related fields; increase public awareness of neuroscience and its benefits for the individual and society; and encourage service to the community.

Advisor: Graham Cousens

Officers

  • President: Emmanuel Crespo
  • Vice President: Amanda Rubin
  • Treasurer: Nour Miraoui
  • Secretary:Mariah Ferrante

 

Muslim Student Association

The Muslim Student Association is dedicated to teaching Drew students about the religion of Islam. By studying the cultures and practices of Muslims in the United States and around the world, the group fosters an atmosphere of understanding within the community.

Advisor: Maliha Safri

Officers

  • President: Amreen Patel
  • Vice President: Wajiha Azaz
  • Treasurer: Afzal Khan
  • Secretary: Gulaba Khan
Email: msa@drew.edu

Website: http://www.groups.drew.edu/msa/

New Social Engine

New Social Engine is a group for college students who want to create fun social options for themselves and others and to reduce the harms of alcohol and drug use. We will focus on encouraging interaction between the three colleges in our area. We will work closely with these clubs and create programs that extend invitation to all member of each community. Out of respect of these goals, we require a sober body and an open mind from everyone at our meetings and events.

Advisor: Audra Tonero

Officers

  • President: Hayley McNeill
  • Treasurer: Alex Katterman
  • Secretary: Michael Gualtieri

Email: nse@drew.edu

Twitter: @DrewNSE

On A Different Note

On A Different Note (OADN) is Drew’s only all-female a cappella group. Members enjoy performing a variety of musical compositions at several on- and off-campus events throughout the year. OADN takes great pride in enriching and entertaining the Drew community through music.

Advisor: TBD

Officers

  • President/Business Manager: Samantha Dedian
  • Vice President: Lauren Feinberg
Email: oadn@drew.edu

Website: http://www.groups.drew.edu/oadn/

Twitter: @OADN_acapella

Polish Culture Club

Advisor: Robert Murawski

Officers:

  • President: Weronika Kucharska
  • Secretary: Kameron Raynor
Email: polishclub@drew.edu
Political Science Society (PSS)

The Political Science Society (PSS) is to be a non-partisan forum to raise awareness over political events and activities both local and national, as well as provide pre-law students with information necessary for their future in law. The goal of the PSS is to present the Drew community with a forum for the presentation and discussion of political topics and issues of interest to both majors and non-majors alike. The PSS will focus on both domestic and foreign issues but is predicated on the four realms within major: International, Theory, Comparative, and American Government.

Advisor: Jinee Lokaneeta

Officers

  • President: Dylan Joens
  • Vice President: Kelsey Shannon
  • Treasurer: Genesis Hernandez
  • Secretary: Kishan Patel

Email: pssociety@drew.edu

Twitter: @DrewPoliSci

Pre-Health Society

The Drew University Pre-Health Society provides guidance and direction for students interested in pursing a career in medicine. DUPMS sponsors a variety of informative events including open houses and question-and-answer sessions with prominent members of the medical community.

Website: http://www.drew.edu/cla-content.aspx?id=698

Advisor: Christina McKittrick

Officers

  • President: Ronak Mistry
  • Vice President: Theepica Jeyarajah
  • Treasurer: Francesco Laterza
  • Secretary: Rachel Masia
Psychology Club

The Drew Psychology Club invites students from all disciplines and backgrounds who are interested in psychological issues to join. Students who are active in the psychology club will help plan social activities, community service activities, and speakers. Psychology Club hopes to inform the campus about various psychological disciplines, themes and issues, as well as helping fellow psychology majors pick a career path and know what options are available to them. You do not have to be a member of the psychology club to attend a psychology club event.

Advisor: Hilary Kalagher

Officers

  • President: Sabina Camponogara
  • Vice President: Casey LaMorticella
  • Treasurer: Rebecca Whetten-Goldstein
  • Secretary: Katherine Moran
Email: psycclub@drew.edu
Twitter: @DrewPsychClub
Residence Hall Association

The Residence Hall Association, in an effort to maintain and continuously improve the quality of life on campus, will aim to: (1) advocate for residents of the Drew Campus to the Office of Residence Life,Housing and Facilities, (2) continuously review the status and condition of the residence hall facilities, (3) provide a means of connection with the National Association of College and University Residence Halls, (4) provide annual events and programs designed to promote community and an enjoyable atmosphere at Drew University.

Advisor: Colleen Freund

Officers

  • President:  Tommy Butschi
  • Vice President: Lana Foord
  • Treasurer: Carmine Biancamano
  • Secretary: Midori Tagawa

Email: rha@drew.edu

Twitter: @DrewRHA

Russian Club

The Drew Russian Club is for anyone interested in Russian language, culture and society and is a good chance to enhance speaking skills as well as meet others interested in Russia. The Russian Club has many events such as Russian Tea Time, where students can practice speaking Russian (but are not required to know Russian) and enjoy Russian delicacies accompanied by an authentic Russian samovar. Off-campus excursions are taken to Brighton Beach, where students can immerse themselves in Russian culture close to home by visiting Russian book stores, movie shops, restaurants, and interacting with native Russian speakers. The club is open to everyone and prior knowledge of Russia and/or Russian language is not required.

Advisor: Carol Ueland

Officers

  • President: Siobhain Ward
  • Vice President: Daniel Gaston
  • Treasurer: Camila Grande
  • Secretary: Rachel Goldman

Email: russclub@drew.edu

Sociology Club

We aim to bring Sociology to our campus. We also are an way for professors to further the subjects they are teaching that semester.

Advisor: Kesha Moore

Officers

  • President: Andrew Barnes
  • Vice President: Anne Celestin
  • Treasurer: Farrah Ridore
  • Secretary: Alyssa Iapicco
Email: socclub@drew.edu
Twitter: @DrewSocClub

Website: http://www.drew.edu/depts/depts.aspx?id=23897

South Asian Students Association (SASA)

The aim of the South Asian Students Association at Drew University is to promote South Asian identity and act as an outlet for the South Asian students, faculty and others at Drew University. SASA will act in a positive way to promote tolerance, adaptability and foremost the preservation of South Asian culture through various campus-wide events. SASA will provide a support system for South Asian students to adapt to the University setting.

Advisor: Karen Pechilis

Officers:

  • President: Hetika Shah
  • Vice President: Arham Khan
  • Treasurer: Kaushaly Patel
  • Secretary: Gurpreet Singh

Email: sasa@drew.edu

Twitter: @Drew_SASA

Step Team

Originated in the fall of 2004 with 10 energetic young women who choreograph and perform fast-paced routines which incorporate rhythmic stomps, hand claps and call-and-response-style. Their steps are executed with drill team precision and usually performed without musical instruments. They are available to perform during halftime of all athletic games, for churches, youth groups, schools/colleges and also special invitational performances.

Advisor: Deshawn Cook

Officers

  • President: Elise Boykin
  • Vice President: Itzarvinhia Marcelin
  • Treasurer: Stephi Danckert
  • Secretary: Julie Gonzalez
Student Government
The Student Government shall serve as the primary governing organization for Drew University CLA
students. The object of the Student Government is to be the official liaison between the students
and the University Faculty and Administration; to act in an advisory capacity to the Faculty and
Administration; to act in an advisory capacity to the Faculty and Administration; to strive to make
the University a continually more serviceable institution; to serve students as a resource in
resolving concerns; to be the means by which students influence the educational programs, processes,
and the administrative management of the University; and to determine the status of student
organizations and to distribute funds to eligible student organizations. The Student Government is
therefore the general interest group on campus advocating in the interest of all undergraduate students.

Advisors:

  • Dean Jonathan Levin
  • Dean Frank Merckx
Officers
  • President: Andrew Bishop
  • Vice President: Carmine Biancamano
  • Secretary: Cassandra Worthington
  • B&A Chair: Tim Andres (Treasurer)
  • S.O.AB Chair: Zainab Sulaiman
  • Chief of Staff: Hetika Shah
  • Attorney General: Mark Partonella
Email: sg@drew.edu
Twitter: @DrewStudentGov
Students for Education Reform (SFER)

SFER mission is to close the achievement gap and ensure an excellent education for all children by mobilizing the next generation of leaders in education reform. We go out into the community and help  them advocate for a high quality education in their town by educating them on the opinions they have.

Advisor: Patrick McGuinn

Officers

  • President: Winona Francis
  • Treasurer: Joel Chapman
  • Secretary: Midori Tagawa
  • Webmaster: Carly McCrink
Email: sfer@drew.edu
Students for Justice in Palestine

Students of Justice in Palestine is a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and community members at Drew University. Our group is organized according to democratic principles in order to promote justice, human rights, liberation, and self-determination for the Palestinian people.
As an advocacy group our goal is to create an outlet for an honest, anti-normalization public discourse on campus in relation to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. SJP is committed to a core set of principles to which it expects its members to adhere. Thus being the full decolonization of all illegally held Palestinian lands, the end of the Israeli occupation of the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, and East Jerusalem. Furthermore, to uphold stances against acts of injustices committed by the state of Israel that effects the human rights of the indigenous Palestinian people. SJP believes that while the Palestinian people must ultimately be able to decide their future in Palestine, certain key principles, grounded in international law, human rights, and basic standards of justice, are fundamental to a fair and just resolution of the plight of the Palestinians. SJP rejects any form of hatred or discrimination against any racial, religious, or ethnic group. And because SJP roots its strength in the diversity of its membership, SJP welcomes individuals of all ethnic and religious backgrounds to join in solidarity with the struggle for justice in Palestine.

Advisor: Mona Zaki and Hans Morsink

Officers

  • President: Noran Elzarka
  • Treasurer: Afzal Khan
  • Secretary: Carolina Caceido
Email: sjp@drew.edu
Twitter: @DrewSJP
Students for Sustainable Food

Students for Sustainable Food works with students, administration, and Aramark to educate and advocate for better, more sustainable food in our dining halls and in our society.

Advisor: Fred Curtis

Officers

  • President: Addison Del Mastro
  • Vice President: Kelsie Kolb
  • Treasurer: Melissa Kramer
  • Secretary:Lena Foord
That Medieval Thing

That Medieval Thing is a student run reenactment troupe that has been part of university life since 1987. Our two annual events, Revels and Medfest, bring together singers, stage fighters, writers, and actors to produce an unforgettable event for all involved.

Advisor: Thomas Magnell

Officers

  • Co-chair: Alexander Fraebel
  • Co-chair: Rebecca Whetten-Goldstein
  • Combat Head: Mimi Leiter
  • Theatre Head: Tim Ward 
Email: medfest@drew.edu

Website: http://www.groups.drew.edu/medfest/

The Acorn

“The Acorn” is Drew University’s weekly, student-run newspaper. Members of the staff cover university news, opinions, arts and leisure and sports. Talented and motivated student writers and photographers are encouraged to contribute to “The Acorn.”

Advisor: Bruce Reynolds

Officers

  • Editor-in-Chief: Jack Duran
  • Busines Manager: Victoria Blair

Email: acorn@drew.edu

Twitter: @DrewAcorn

Website: http://www.drewacorn.com/

The Alliance

The Alliance is a social activist network for students to educate Drew’s campus on issues pertaining to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer community. The organization creates a safe haven for students of a sexual and/or gender minority via the strengthening of the queer community and all allies.

Website: http://groups.drew.edu/alliance/

Advisor: Dean Frank Merckx

Officers:

  • President: Kate Fisher
  • Treasurer: Nicholas Chiappini
  • Secretary: Jace Lebon
Email: alliance@drew.edu
Twitter: @DrewAlliance
Ultimate Frisbee Club

This organization creates and maintains competitive men’s and women’s teams that compete in the fall and spring seasons. Drew’s teams also participate in tournaments in New Jersey and surrounding states.

Advisor: 

Officers

  • President: Owen Zuckovich
  • Treasurer: Bret Anderson

Email: ultimate@drew.edu

University Program Board

The University Program Board (UPB) is the student run volunteer programming organization at Drew University. UPB’s purpose is to provide the College of Liberal Arts, the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies and the Theological School with cultural, educational, recreational, and social programs.

Advisor: Carla Brady

Officers

  • President: Michael Pellessier
  • Vice President: Tori Petrillo
  • Vice President of Annual Events: Natalee Branham
  • Vice President of Special Events: Brooke Kaufman and Andrew Barnes
  • Vice President of Space Nights: Liz Fruhmann

Email: upb@drew.edu

Website: http://www.drew.edu/depts/upb.aspx

Twitter: @DrewUPB

Volunteer Resource Center

To empower and aid the Drew community to volunteer on and off campus, to provide another dimension to the “Drew experience,” and to connect the benefits of service with a liberal arts
education.

Advisor: Dean Frank Merckx

Officers

  • President: Samantha Wilkerson
  • Vice President: Greg Nalesnik
  • Treasurer: Jaime Ballesteros
  • Secretary: Amanda Burgess
  • Webmaster: Nathania Reyes

Email: care@drew.edu

Website: http://depts.drew.edu/care/

Wataniyah

The mission of the Wataniyah is to educate, celebrate and foster an awareness of the culture, politics and history of the Middle East.

Advisor: Carlos Yordan

Officers

  • President: Noran Elzarka
  • Vice President: Nour Miraoui
  • Treasurer: Nadia Ziadat
  • Secretary: Afzal Khan
Email: mesa@drew.edu
Twitter: @DrewUMesa
WMNJ – Drew University Radio

WMNJ, Drew’s student-run radio station, can be heard by tuning to 88.9 FM. The station offers a wide range of program formats and always is looking for DJs. Students who are involved with WMNJ provide quality entertainment for members of the Drew community and those within range of the station’s signal.

Advisor(s): Scott Bonn and Carla Brady

Officers

  • President: Ryann Carey
  • Vice President: Bridget Hovell
  • Treasurer: Catherine Spino
  • Secretary: Leah Schoenlank
  • Webmaster: Charlie Carver

Email: wmnj@drew.edu

Twitter: @WMNJRadio

Website: http://groups.drew.edu/wmnj/