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Special Interest

(List last updated January 2014 and will be updated periodically throughout the year.)

Names of organization advisors and student leaders are noted in most cases. Changes to this directory can be sent to Katie Dantsin.

These associations cover a wide range of topics that may be of interest to students.


American Association of University Women (AAUW) Student Affiliate Group 

The Moravian College AAUW Student Affiliate Group was established for the purposes of educating the Moravian College and Bethlehem communities on women's issues, providing resources for community women in matters of education, leadership, safety, equality, and diversity, providing opportunities for growth and development to community women, and connecting community women with a profound responsibility to advocate for equality to protect future generations of women. We openly admit students to our membership and do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, or sexual orientation.

President: Kate Cohen and Phoebe Stone
Advisor: Dr. Stacey Zaremba


Amnesty International

Amnesty International is the student chapter of a worldwide movement that works to improve human rights and act for justice on a wide range of issues, including: violence against women, torture and the death penalty, freedom of expression, sexual orientation, indigenous peoples and globalization.

President:  Katie Makoski
Advisor:  Arash Naraghi


Board Game Club

Do you like to play board games? The Board Game Club is devoted to doing just that. Our club meets to play a variety of board and card games. Come and join us to relax and play some of your favorite games and even learn a few new ones.

President: Alex Szilagyi
Advisor: Kelly Krieble


Environmental Coalition

The Environmental Coalition recognizes that "sustainability" is multifaceted-- it means living in a way that protects and enriches the environment and your community and also contributes to a stable economy. ECO seeks to make students aware of the most pressing sustainability issues and through programming empower them to make change.

President:  Audrey McSain
Advisor:  Shari Dunham


IDEA: Instilling Diversity Equality and Awareness

Our mission is to promote a greater awareness and understanding of the cultural heritages of Black, Latino, Asian, and Native Americans (BLANA). Instilling Diversity Equality and Awareness (IDEA) will tackle issues of the BLANA community by educating the student body and surrounding communities on current social and cultural concerns. In addition, we are committed to exploring issues related to injustice and inequality and using our collective voices to advocate for social justice. IDEA will strive to provide a social atmosphere where BLANA students are able to express themselves and speak openly.

President:  Shardee Wright
Advisor: Christopher Hunt


International Club

The International Club sponsors cultural, social, and educational programs. Activities include a flag-raising ceremony, sports, debates, and international films, and culminate with the annual International Dinner. Members include international students, students who have studied abroad, and students who are just interested in providing and promoting internationally themed events on campus.

President:  Vinny Maradana
Advisor:  Kerry Sethi


Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia is the world’s oldest and largest secret national fraternal society in music. For over a century, Sinfonians in nearly every field of study and professional endeavor have transformed music in America. The Object of this Fraternity shall be for the development of the best and truest fraternal spirit; the mutual welfare and brotherhood of musical students; the advancement of music in America and a loyalty to the Alma Mater.

President: Jason Boccuti
Advisor: James Barnes


Spectrum: Gay-Straight Alliance

Spectrum provides information about sexual-orientation issues, sponsors programs for the College community, and works to combat homophobia and increase awareness of lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender issues.

Co-Presidents:  Kathleen Donegan
Advisors:  Ron Kline


Studio South

Studio South is Moravian College's student-run in-house design studio. Students work with clients from on-campus to create graphic design work, including logo design, posters, brochures, flyers and other printed material. Students gain valuable skills and experience, not to mention design work for their portfolios. Students also receive either work-study pay, or course credit, for being part of Studio South.

President: Johnny Haik
Advisor: Kirsli Spinks


Transfer Sponsors

Transfer Sponsors are students, often former transfers themselves, who help those coming into Moravian adjust to a new college environment. They participate in orientation programs and offer individual support.

Advisor: Ann Claussen