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(List last updated March 2013 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.
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: Dillon Farrell
Advisor: Arash Naraghi
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: Becca Mitchell
Advisor: Shari Dunham
Harry Potter Society
The Harry Potter Society is a club for students interested in the Harry Potter novels to explore and promote the literary, spiritual, and entertainment value inherent in the series. Meetings include book discussions, presentations, trivia contests, game nights and planning events such as the Yule Ball. In addition, the Harry Potter Society organizes games and practices for a recreational Quidditch team in which anyone interested in playing is welcome to join.
President: Daina Smolskis and Megan Zoch
Advisor: Martha Reid
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: Felicia Diaz
Advisor: Sharon Brown
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: Ruben De La Cruz
Advisor: Kerry Sethi
Moravian College Democrats
The College Democrats is an organization of Moravian students interested in learning about and participating in the local and national political process. The organization is particularly involved in organizing non-partisan voter registration drives on campus, hosting political speakers, planning debates and volunteering for Democratic Party candidates.
President: Michael O’Gorman and Arielle Brent
Advisor: Carole Reese
Moravian Model United Nations is a club devoted to spreading knowledge and awareness of international issues through the concept of learning by doing. MMUN gives members the confidence and skills of world renowned public speakers and prepares them for two yearly conferences. MMUN also hosts movie nights. Previously, MMUN has won awards at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York.
President: Renata Denlinger
Advisor: Gary Olson
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: James A. Zengerle
Advisors: Ron Kline
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