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Are you interested in becoming more active in the student community at Empire State College? Then you have come to the right place. The first student club was approved in 2010 and since their inception, the college now recognizes 18 student clubs located all around the state.

Below is a list of all active student clubs. If you would like to get involved, please use the contact information below to reach out to the club advisor or club president.

View the approved guidelines for all recognized student clubs at SUNY Empire State College

Current Student Clubs



Club Name


Faculty Advisor






Black Male Initiative Club


Lear Mathews,
Metro Center





Chess Club

      Carl Burkhart, Metro Center   Hanshi Wu

Education for All Club

      Jim Wunsch,
Brooklyn Unit

Omar Richards &

Tanya Thompson


Graduate Student Collaborative

      Rhianna Rogers, Dianne Ramdeholl, Graduate Studies   Carolyn Massey

Human Services Collaborative

      Debra Kram-Fernandez, David Gechlik
Metro Center
  Tanya Thompson & Diana Ascensio


LGBTQA Student Alumni Club

      Leah Perry, Long Island Center   Nicholas Coppola


Long Island Center Community Action Student Club (LIC CASC)


Donna Gaines,
Long Island Center


Robyn McGee   


Metro Art Club


Betty Wilde-Biasiny,
Terry Boddie & Raul Manzano

Metro Center

  Anita Eley


Minority Students in Action


Erin Young,                    
Long Island Center


Layla Abdullah-Poulos


Music Industry Club 


Justin Giordano, Metro Center 


Pablo Amoros


Paraprofessionals Circle


Troy Jones,

Staten Island Unit

  Carmen Torres

STEM Club  


Kevin Woo,       

Metro Center


Emprice Jeffery & Zahir McNeil


Society for Entrepreneurship

      Justin Giordano,
Metro Center
  Emmanuel Tabones


Sports Industry Club


Justin Giordano & Gohar Marikyan;
Metro Center

  Holly Pecora & Dennis Modaferri


Student and Alumni Business Club


Collen Reedy,

Niagara Frontier Center



Student Veterans and Military Club


Susan Bruce,


Wayne Britton  


Voices Poetry Club 


Rosalind October-Edun, Brooklyn Unit


Omar Richards


Writers and Speakers 


Gohar Marikyan & Albert Castelo

Metro Center


Eric Norcross



Any student wishing to start a club needs to have a faculty advisor and then contact Lindsay Peck, Associate Director of Alumni and Student Relations at to begin the application process.


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