Alumni: 84,000   Students: 17,000

Student Clubs

Building an Academic Community

Veterans Club

Student Veterans and Military Club

Studen Minority Club

Minority Students in Action

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


Webpage, Facebook, Contact

Black Male Initiative Club

Lear Mathews
Metro Center

Lawrence Johnson

Chess Club

Carl Burkhart
Metro Center

Hanshi Wu

Criminal Justice Club 

David Gechlik
Metro Location

Sidney Clark

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

Jim Wunsch
Brooklyn Unit

Tanya Thompson

LGBTQA Student Alumni Club

Leah Perry
Long Island Center

Ian Patrick Corbett

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


Carmen Torres


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



Any student wishing to start a club needs to have a faculty advisor and then contact Danielle Boardman, Coordinator of Student Life at to begin the application process.