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Student Life & Activities

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Student Life & Activities2018-11-05T17:07:31+00:00

MCNY offers numerous activities, resources and leadership opportunities that enhance student life outside of academics and the classroom. Getting involved in student activities will not only expand your horizons and expose you to new people and things; it will also strengthen your resume.

Get Involved

Student Government Association (SGA)

The Student Government Association gives the student body a voice. Through involvement in the decision-making process at the college, the SGA ensures that the interests and rights of all students are upheld. For more information, email Lisa Ingravera, Coordinator of Student Life or call her at 212-343-1234, ext. 5009.

Student Community Events & Workshops

Throughout the year, events and programming are offered that bring students together for fun, relaxation, new connections and community building. Some of the most popular events are Open Mics, Yoga & Mindfulness, Pizza & Game Nights and First Year Experience Welcome Week.

An ongoing workshop series brings students together to explore the power of goal-setting, stress management, creative time management, study skills and more.

Office of Student Services

60 West Street, New York, NY 10006
Phone: 212-343-1234 ext. 5009
E-mail: sts@mcny.edu
Fax: 212-334-6527

Hours:
Mon & Thur: 10am - 7pm
Tues & Wed: 10 am - 6pm
Friday: 1pm - 6pm
1st & 3rd Sat: 10am - 2pm

Office of Student Services

463 East 149 Street, Bronx, NY 10455
Phone: 212-343-1234 ext. 2808
E-mail:  sts@mcny.edu
Fax: 718-665-7788

Hours:
Mon, Tues & Thurs: 10am - 6pm
Wed: 11am - 7pm
Fri: By appointment
1st Sat: 10am - 2pm

Advocacy & Resource Sharing

Current students, alumni and community professionals offer powerful connections to resources and opportunities through panels, workshops and info sessions. This programming offers veteran resources, domestic violence support, mental health awareness and more.

International Students

MCNY offers a comprehensive support system for international students, including resources for housing, insurance, international student loans, cultural institutions, and an International Awareness Club. Special events and skills workshops geared towards addressing the unique needs of the international students are also provided.

Counseling Services

Informal counseling is available to students on an individual basis. We are here to help you develop coping, planning and problem-solving skills. Students also have access to the Resource and Referral Guide, which is available in our office for assistance with clinical problems or issues including domestic violence and substance abuse. Our counselors can help you find formal counseling in the community including all extension centers.

Student Life Advisory Board

Founded in the summer of 2018, this advisory board has been established for the purpose of expanding the non-academic enrichment of students within their respective majors.  The Student Life Advisory Board seeks to use the surrounding professional and cultural environment to compliment the in-class education of its students.  By identifying a variety of excursions, free workshops, arts education, advocacy endeavors, civic volunteer opportunities, internships affiliations, and collecting suggestions from the student body, the Student Life Advisory Board seeks to broaden the scope and vision of purpose-centered education at MCNY.

Goals of the Student Life Advisory Board

  • Identify non-academic activities for students.
  • Actively survey the student body for suggestions.
  • Work with the Coordinator of Student Life and Academic Deans to identify supporting activities within the scope of each school.

Meetings: student groups are expected to meet a minimum of twice a month over the course of a 14 week semester.

Programming: with the assistance of the Coordinator of Student Life, propose, plan, and execute two activities, initiatives for students in accordance with the needs of the student body.

Programming targets: Civic engagement, Professionalism, Community, Health & Wellness, Social Justice

FLAVOR

SUPPORTING THOSE MEMBERS OF ALTERNATIVE LIFESTYLES

Established to continue the work of mindful inclusivity for all students identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and others (LGBTO). FLAVOR seeks to further the work of promoting social justice and educational activities that address wellness, community advocacy and mutual personal advancement of the LGBTO student body. Through community partnerships, and in house collective programming, FLAVOR will contribute to creating an environment where all students can feel safe and involved in their MCNY journey.

Goals of FLAVOR:

  • To uphold the college’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, multicultural living and learning campus life.
  • To develop the leadership skills of students making an impact in their communities both local and global.

Meetings: student groups are expected to meet a minimum of twice a month over the course of a 14 week semester

Programs: student groups are expected to plan and execute at least two programs each semester

Program targets: Civic Engagement, Professionalism, Community, Health & Wellness, Social Justice

The Black and Latinx Student Organization (BALSO)

The Black and Latinx Student Organization (BALSO) was founded in the summer of 2018 as the answer to addressing the needs of our diverse population of students. BALSO was formed on the premise of enrichment, to encourage, celebrate, cultivate, and challenge its members to be change agents for issues of advocacy and social justice to achieve equality both internally and externally. BALSO seeks to empower students to be culturally conscious, build a sense of self-respect, and to turn emotion into action, knowledge, and accountability.

Goals of BALSO:

  •  To uphold the college’s commitment to a multicultural learning environment.
  • To develop the leadership skills of students interested in making a meaningful impact upon Black & Latinx populations both locally and globally.
  • To support a thriving and inclusive Black & Latinx campus community.
  • To celebrate the breadth and depth of Black & Latinx cultural differences, practices, and experiences.

Meetings: student groups are expected to meet a minimum of twice a month over the course of a 14 week semester.

Programs: student groups are expected to plan and execute at least two programs each semester.

Program targets: Civic Engagement, Professionalism, Community, Health & Wellness, Social Justice

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