Loyola University Maryland

Student Activities

Special Interest Clubs

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Name of Club/Organization

Student President and Moderator

Description

Action for Autism

Student President: Diana Dautzenberg

Moderator: Lisa Schoenbrodt

Raising awareness and acceptance of Autism on and off campus.
Active Minds

Student President: Emily Covais

Moderator: Beth Kotchick

A chapter of the national organization that changes the conversation about college students' mental health.
ADAPT (Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team)

Student Presidents: Alana Spears, Robert Grisi

Moderator: Zachary Hitchens

A peer education group that focuses on alcohol and other drug related issues.

African Students Association

Student President: Uchechukwu Emili

Moderator: Margaret Musgrove

 Providing students with opportunities to learn about and immerse themselves in diverse African cultures.

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Student President:

Moderator: Hope Supernault
Affirming and advocating for the empowerment, agency and equity of every member of the University community, with emphasis on women-identified individuals.
Anime Hounds Student Presidents: Arthur Greenberg

Moderator: David Binkley
Rediscovering favorite childhood cartoons, examining modern day animation, and discussing cultural stereotypes.
Army ROTC Moderator: Cpt. Joseph Mucci
Around the World Cooking Club Student President: Luke Haus, Celeste Colon

Moderator: Fuat Gursozlu
Exploring different cultures through a culinary perspective.

Asian Cultural Alliance (ACA)

Student President: Lauren Sese

Moderator: Purvi Patel

Offering cultural experiences meant to educate members of the Loyola community about Asian life, dismissing stereotypes and spreading diversity.
Association for Latin American & Spanish Students (ALAS)

Student President: Carlos Amador

Moderator: Danielle Aguilar

Spreading Spanish culture through events such as Latino Heritage Month, films, and other cultural events.
Baking For A Cause Student Presidents: Brandon Romagnano

Moderator: Matthew Hobson
An outlet for students who enjoy baking desserts, giving tips and instructions. Fundraising through bake sales to benefit various causes.
Best Buddies Student President: Sarah Johnson

Moderator: David Rivers

Best Buddies at Loyola will strive to uphold the mission set by Best Buddies International, creating opportunities for friendship, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Bethel Campus Fellowship Student President: Uchenna Nwankwo

Moderator: Rodney Parker
A student-led religious group.

Black Students Association

Student Presidents: Kyhla Desire

Moderator: Rodney Parker

Promoting awareness of and celebrating Black culture through service projects, educational programs, social inclusiveness and self-exploration while upholding the spirit of the Jesuit ideals.
 Book Club - Reading Between the Lines
Student Presidents: Ian McNeely, Rebeccah Swerdlow, Julie Carlin

Moderator: Carol (Sue) Abromaitis
Providing an outlet for students of any major to explore and cultivate their love of reading.

Caribbean Students Union

Student President: Crystal Godette

Moderator: Cristina Garcia

Focusing on different traditions of the Caribbean culture, raising awareness through various events.
Chamber Ensemble Moderator: David LaVorgna A performing music ensemble.
Chinese Club

Student Presidents: Yuqun Zhang, Tyler Joyner

Moderator: Jinghua Wangling, Yu Zhang

Providing opportunities for students to experience Chinese culture and practice the Mandarin language.
Chosen Generation Gospel Choir

Student President: Seth Willis, Simone Roberts

Moderators: George Miller, Anne McSweeney

Loyola's Gospel Choir meets every Tuesday night at 7 PM and performs two concerts each year.
Classical Guitar Ensemble Moderator: Ronald Pearl A performing music ensemble.
Climbing Club Student President: Brandon Romagnano

Moderator: Matthew Hobson
Raising awareness about climbing, and promoting climbing to students.
Club Sports Moderator: Taylor Tully A competitive club sports program offered through the Department of Recreational Sports.
College Democrats

Student President: Mark Cristaldi

Moderator: Janine Holc

Progressive political party on campus devoted to social justice, marriage equality, women's rights, green policy, public innovation and tax reform.

College Republicans

Student President: Ryan McAvoy

Moderator: Diana Schaub

This group hosts weekly meetings to discuss important political issues, and holds several annual events.

Community Service Council

Center for Community Service and Justice Bringing Loyola students and Baltimore community members together for one-time service events on campus.
Corridors Student Presidents: Jean Gillingham, Nicole Devincentis, Blake Lubinski

Moderator:
Lucas Southworth
Corridors is a literary magazine filled with student contributions.
Cover to Cover Student President: Chemine Sharpe

Moderator: Lucas Southworth
A book club that encourages interaction between Loyola University Maryland students and students from Notre Dame of Maryland University.
Cycling Club

Student President: Nathan Sievers

Moderator: Barnaby Nygren

Promoting cycling as a practical mode of transportation, recreation and athletic competition.

Dance Company

Student Presidents: Symone Harris, Bri Milke

Moderator: Stuart Dawkins

A group for anyone and everyone who loves to dance!

Dance Team Student Presidents: Michelle Machado, Julia Moore, Lydia Tefera

Moderator:  Kristan Jester
A spirit squad that performs at men's and women's varsity basketball games.
Diversity Peer Educators (DPE)

Student Presidents: Shawn Turner, Jazmyn Barrett

Moderator: Cristina Garcia

Addressing issues related to diversity and multiculturalism such as race, gender, sexual preference, and physical and mental disabilities through education.
Entrepreneurship Club Student Presidents: Ryan Healy, Drew Bassini

Moderators: Jeremy Schwartz, Hung-bin Ding
A group for students of all majors that encourages innovative thinking, creativity and the entrepreneurial spirit.
Environmental Action Club

Student President: Ada (Alex) Torres

Moderators: Elizabeth Dahl

Promoting the "Go Green" initiative, supporting green causes, and educating students on environmental issues.

Evergreens

Moderator: Sara Scalzo

 The first-year students' orientation staff.

Evergreen Annual (yearbook)

Editor: Jennifer Harmon

Moderator: Mark Broderick

This group is Loyola's yearbook staff.  Positions are both paid and unpaid.  All are welcome to join!

Evergreen Players

Student President: Alexandra Chouinard

Moderator: Natka Bianchini

A theater group that operates in conjunction with the Fine Arts Department.

Fashion Club Student Presidents: Mary Alice Devaney

Moderator: H. Jay Dunmore
For all those with an interest in the latest fashion trends.
Figure Skating Club Student Presidents: Kotryna Jukneviciute, Olivia Hobson

Moderator: Andrea Erdas
Promoting physical fitness and overall wellness while continuing to cultivate a passion for figure skating. 
Film Club (GreyFilms Productions)     

Student President: Leandrea Dudley, Timothy Eames, Nicholas Romanelli

Moderator: H. Jay Dunmore

A group that writes, produces and edits films using original content.
Film Society Student Presidents: Leo Gray, Zach Pisano

Moderator: Nicholas Miller
This club seeks to promote a general appreciation of film as an art, and to provide well-rounded film education to Loyola students.
Free the Slaves

Student Presidents:

Moderator: Elizabeth Kennedy

Supporting the work of the national organization that strives to bring an end to modern slavery and human trafficking.
GreyComm Studios (TV station)

Student President: Carmela Fleri

Moderator: H. Jay Dunmore

A multi-media production facility providing students with experience in broadcast and media production.

Greyhound  

Editor in Chief: Katelyn Barone

Moderator: Kevin Atticks

 Loyola's student newspaper.

Greyhound Gamers Guild Student President: William Robbins

Moderator: Sibren Isaacman
A club for all who are interested in playing video games.
GreySounds (coed a cappella group) 

Student President: Rebecca Scullin, Sydney Howlett

Moderator: Anthony Villa

Co-ed, auditioned a cappella group.
Harry Potter Club Student President: Michael Di Bianca

Moderators: Daniel McClain, Daniel Castillo
Bringing Loyola students of the Harry Potter generation together for fun, engaging activities including movie nights, trivia, Quidditch, and more!
Hillel: The Foundation of Jewish Campus Life

Student President:

Moderators: Rev. Tim Brown, S.J.

Striving to bring Jewish and non-Jewish students together through Jewish-related events.
The Ignatian Society

Moderators: Helena Sampson, Nicole D'Agata Undergraduate Admission, 410-617-2569

"Iggies" are volunteer student ambassadors for the Admission Office, leading campus tours and welcoming incoming students.
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Student President:  Theda Tann

Moderator: Kevin Hula
Non-denominational, Christian group with a vision to see spiritual lives awakened and enlivened as we seek God together.
Italian Club Student President: Ninagabriella Sparacio

Moderator: Nicolino Applauso, Leslie Morgan
Enhancing knowledge and appreciation of the Italian culture and language. 

Ju-Jitsu Club

Student President: Kenneth Bayron

Moderator: Timothy Enders 

A Maru Ketsugo Ju-Jitsu class certified by the American Ju-Jitsu Association, also offering self defense practice.

Knights of Columbus/Catholic Daughters of the Americas Grand Knight: Robert Grisi

Moderator: Salvatore Lenzo
Part of the international fraternal organization promoting Catholic charity, service, and brotherhood.
Last Daily Report Student President: Cody Busic

Moderator: Katherine Brennan
Aiming to present factual information about pertinent social/political issues to counteract a bias media.
Legislative Action Club Student Presidents: Avery Harmon, Jazmyn Barrett, Alicia Espinal-Mesa

Moderator: Michael Runnels

Joining alongside numerous organizations and individuals who have adopted legislative reform as a key method to creating an equitable and just Baltimore.
LifeNets Student President: Amanda Guth

Moderator: Bernadette Roche
Striving to prevent Malaria and empower communities in Malawi.

Loyola ALIVE

Student President:

Moderator: Contact Campus Ministry.

A group supporting pro-life initiatives.
Loyola4Health Student President: Lindsay Herbst

Moderator: Jennifer Maloney

Helping college students cultivate life-long healthy habits.
Loyola Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo Moderator: Anthony Villa ext. 2817

Loyola University Maryland Belles

Student President: Connor Sheehan

Moderator: Anthony Villa

Female a cappella group.

Loyola University Maryland Chapel Choir

Student Presidents: Michael Clark, Ryan Glass

Moderator: George Miller

A choir that sings during Mass in the Alumni Memorial Chapel. 

Loyola University Maryland Chimes

Student Presidents:

Moderator: Kevin Atticks 

 Male a cappella group.

Loyola University Maryland Repertory Choir Moderator: Clay Price
A choir made up of students, faculty, staff and alumni, and sponsored by the Fine Arts Department.

Loyola University Maryland Singers

Moderator: Clay Price

Loyola's main choral ensemble sponsored by the Fine Arts Department made up of Loyola students.

Marksmanship Club

Moderator: SFC Pedro Quinones

Club members participate in small-bore rifle competitions with other schools in the MAC Rifle Conference.

Muslim Student Association Student President:

Moderator: Rev. Tim Brown, S.J.

Unifying Loyola's Muslim community through various activities, and promoting interfaith discussions and education about Islam and Muslim culture.

National Hellenic Society Student President: Amanda Galazzo

Moderator: Kyongsook Kim
This group seeks to preserve and promote Greek education, sciences, arts, music, philosophy, etc., and sponsors programming to support Greek culture.
National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) Moderator: Tim Cherney Dedicated to recognizing leaders in the residence halls.
Native American Students Association

Student President:

Moderator: Matthew Mulcahy

Creating a supportive space for Native American, American Indian, Hawaiian Pacific Islander and Alaskan Native students.
Nevergreen Sketch Comedy Troupe

Student President:

Moderator: Tania Rosas-Moreno

The Nevergreens write and perform original comedy sketches at shows and events throughout the school year.
Operation Smile     

Student Presidents: Audrey Barber, Kelly McElroy, Melissa Weiner

Moderator: Brianne Higgins Roos

A chapter of the international children's charitable organization that provides humanitarian services.
OPTIONS (social programs)

Student President: Timothy Galla

Moderator: Kate Grubb Clark

Broadening the Loyola experience by helping students meet new people, make lasting friendships, and experience community.
Outdoor Adventure Experience (OAE) Moderator: Kristin Newland A program offered through the Department of Recreational Sports.
Peace and Justice Studies Initiative

Student Presidents: Christina Potis, Phillip Ingram, Jacob Petrini, Cahterine Oravecz, Madeline Jonz

Moderator: Robin Crews

Raising awareness about peace and non-violence through a variety of events, and gaining academic support.

Peer Educators

Moderator: Tim Cherney

Student leaders who are trained to educate the student community about various issues through programming.

Philosophy Club Student President: Nicholas Johnston

Moderator: Bret Davis
This group seeks to encourage and expand discussion about various topics, fostering idea formulation.
Photography Club

Student President: Gregory Desimone

Moderator: H. Jay Dunmore

A club for photography students and hobbyists of all levels of experience to creatively engage in photography fieldtrips, workshops, etc.

Poisoned Cup Players

Student President: Kyle Banquer

Moderators: Jim Bunzli

A student-run theater group.

Racquetball Club Student President: Brady Weller

Moderator: Rick Boothby
Providing organized instruction and competition for all levels of raquetball players in a fun and relaxed environment.

Relay for Life Committee

Student Co-Chairs: Angela Healy, Mary Gogarty, Victoria Colosimo

Moderator: Nancy Bathgate

This group plans and facilitates Loyola's annual Relay For Life event, and supports Loyola community members affected by cancer.

Rendez-vous:  Haiti Club 

Student Presidents: Courtney Radcliffe

Moderators: Catherine Savell, Holly Schneider

Directly supporting development projects for disadvantaged youths in Haiti. Solidarity in action!

Residence Hall Association (RHA)

Student President: Olivia Calamia

Moderator: Mathew Shepard

Advocating for resident students regarding housing issues, and building community within the halls.

Resident Assistants

Contact the Office of Student Life, 410-617-5081

 

Robotics Club Student Presidents: John Selle, Chris Kelble

Moderators: David Hoe, Roger Eastman
Encouraging students and faculty to discuss, prototype, and test robots that they choose to create on their own or with others.
Runners For Others

Student Presidents: Tim Galla, Meghan Lynch

Moderator: Doug Umberger

For students of all skill levels interested in running, the group works to improve students' running abilities. The group also participates in races meant to raise funds for notable causes.
Snowhounds: Ski/Snowboarding Club

Student President: Michael Corvelli

Moderator: Dawn Lawrie, Drew Schoeffield

A club for all students interested in winter sports, the group plans and facilitates trips to ski resorts close to Baltimore.
Spectrum

Student Presidents: Charmaine Bondoc, Megan Suder

Moderator: Natka Bianchini

Spectrum works to provide education and support to members of the LGBTQIA community on Loyola's campus.
Spoon University Loyola Student Presidents: Kara Walsh, Abby Mills, Lauren Murray, Jason Park

Moderator: Rev. Tim Brown, S.J.
An online food resource to help students eat intelligently.
Spotlight Players

Student President: Katherine Raymond

Moderator: Natka Bianchini

A student-run theater company dedicated to "theater that makes a difference" through producing plays that address social issues and donating proceeds to appropriate charities.
Steel Pan Ensemble

Moderator: Barry Dove


Student Career Educators (SCE)

Student President: Alyssa Lavalette, Lauren Meyer

Moderator: Allie Pearlman-Sax

Helping the student body become aware of the services that the Career Center offers, acting as a liaison between the students and the Career Center.
Student Government Association (SGA)

Student President: Moira Pannepacker

Moderator: Mark Broderick

 Servant leaders dedicated to enriching all aspects of the student experience at Loyola, and promoting Jesuit ideals.

Student Philanthropy Council

Student Presidents: Ada Torres, Grace Giannattasio

Moderator:
Emilie Linsenmeyer

SPC works to educate the campus community about the profound ways that philanthropy effects life at Loyola.
SuperFans

Student President: Michael Clark

Moderator: Kate Grubb Clark

Dedicated to the promotion and publicity of Loyola's Athletics program, and the support of student athletes.
Take Back The Night Committee

Student Presidents: Emily Brookshire, Alexandra Schlener

Moderator: Mike Puma

Dispelling the atmosphere of silence surrounding sexual violence and gender issues and empowering survivors of sexual violence.
Video Game Development Club  Student Presidents: Chris Ridgely, Ryan Sharpe

Moderator: Sibren Isaacman
Students develop an appreciation of video games and have the chance to create their own video games.
Warnings Literary Magazine Student President: Wesley Peters

Moderator: Ron Tanner
A literary publication featuring student entries.
WLOY Radio

Student General Manager: Philip Dayao

Moderator/Operations Manager: John Devecka 

A student run radio station, providing entertainment through radio programming and events.

Wounded Warrior Project at Loyola Student President: Amanda Duffy, Sarah Stokes

Moderator: Jennifer Wood
Supporting troops, especially those who have been wounded defending our country, through fundraising, letter writing, etc.
York Road Students Association (YRSA)

Student President: Diana Dautzenberg

Moderator: Erin O'Keefe, Marie McSweeney Anderson

Actively engaging students in the wider community along the York Road Corridor, developing a sense of community.
Heart of Zen Meditation Moderator: Bret W. Davis Creating opportunities to learn about and participate in guided meditation.