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Student Organizations at Manhattan School of Music are designed to give students an opportunity to build leadership and interpersonal skills, while contributing to the Manhattan School of Music community.
Each student organization works with the Student Engagement Office, and is organized by students with common interests. Students are invited to initiate and register their group with the Office at the start of each academic year. Groups are open to full-time Manhattan School of Music students in good standing.
The purpose of the Black Student Union is to provide a sense of unity, support, and cooperation among the black students at Manhattan School of Music. In addition, this organization will provide educational and social opportunities for the entire Manhattan School of Music community to come together to learn about and celebrate the rich heritage, history, and contributions of persons of African ancestry. This will be done by sponsoring cultural activities and educational workshops relating to African heritage and culture. All Manhattan School of Music students are welcome.
Student Leaders: Imani Duhe (firstname.lastname@example.org) & Toby Ekpunobi (email@example.com), Co-Presidents
Staff/Faculty Advisor: TBD
Group of people taking time to learn and facilitate the playing of boardgames within the MSM community.
Student Leader: Torin Bakke, firstname.lastname@example.org
Our goal is to connect with the community around us and give back to the community by offering our time and energy.
Student Leader: Veronica Mak, email@example.com
Staff/Faculty Advisor: Manly Romero, firstname.lastname@example.org
A group that meets to discuss current issues concerning the LGBT community, as well as foster and construct a community of sharing and acceptance at MSM.
Student Leader: Samuel Zagnit, email@example.com
Staff/Faculty Advisor: Jessica Ferrell, firstname.lastname@example.org
A student group interested in immersive experiences abroad focused on service.
Staff/Faculty Advisor: Crystal Wilson, email@example.com
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship is a community of students from different cultural and religious backgrounds drawn together by a common interest in exploring the Christian faith and its relation to all of life.
Staff/Faculty Advisor: Mark Stambaugh, firstname.lastname@example.org
Building community through the sport of basketball.
Student Leader: Jose Velazquez, email@example.com
The student committee in charge of organizing the annual Music for a Better World fundraising concert.
Student Leader: Adam Goldstein, firstname.lastname@example.org
Staff/Faculty Advisor: Nolan Robertson, email@example.com
Building community through the sport of ping pong. The group will provide students with an activity to do in the evenings, will teach people how to play, and host tournaments.
Student Leader: Tae McLoughlin, firstname.lastname@example.org
Staff/Faculty Advisor: Matt Ward, email@example.com
The MSM Student Council is the school’s largest group, whose mission is to provide a forum and voice for the student body at large. The Council works to enrich the MSM student experience through providing opportunities for engagement both on campus and in the city. Recently restructured, the council is comprised of representatives from all majors offered at MSM. The Council leadership is composed of a president, a vice president, and 11 representatives. The council is open to all students – any enrolled student is welcome to participate in the Council as a member at large. The Council sponsors many diverse, exciting events during the year and also provides an opportunity for leadership development for interested students.
A student team that regularly meets to play ultimate frisbee.
Student Leader: Ryan Sujdak, firstname.lastname@example.org
An inclusive group for vegetarians, vegans and veg allies who like to be healthy and/or are curious. This group of like minded students will enjoy food together while learning and growing as individuals.
Student Leader: Melissa Lubars, email@example.com
Staff/Faculty Advisor: Anne Shikany, firstname.lastname@example.org
Organization focused on spreading Latino and Hispanic culture at MSM and building community among its members.
Student Leader: Joel Roches, email@example.com
Private clubs or organizations of any nature that are not specifically supervised by a member of Manhattan School of Music’s administrative staff are not allowed to actively recruit MSM students.
The School reserves the right to take action against a student group for conduct prohibited by the School’s standards of personal and group conduct. Such acts of misconduct by students engaged in organized activities of registered student organizations, whether committed on or off campus, are subject to disciplinary action. An organized activity is any activity that is conducted under the auspices, sponsorship, or supervision of a registered student organization.
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