Academic and Professional Clubs and Organizations

Academic goals cannot be achieved without the development of the student’s total personality. Since the majority of a student’s time is spent outside of the classroom, extracurricular and co-curricular activities serve as valuable partners with academics in the enhancement of the total college experience. Clubs and organizations provide opportunities for students to meet and interact with others who share their interests. They also provide opportunities for ­students to explore new interests.

 

Accounting Society

This organization gives students the opportunity to meet accounting practitioners of various professional disciplines. Alumni frequently return to campus and share work experiences.
 

Anthropology Club

Anthropologists investigate humanity in all of its richness and diversity, from the beginning of civilization to the present. This field has captured the attention of author Kurt Vonnegut, heir to the British throne Prince Charles, and actress Ashley Judd, all of whom at some point studied anthropology. It is a field that is deeply engaging. As a member of the Anthropology Club, you will immerse yourself in various cultures as you eat the foods, listen to the music and play the games of people from around the world. You’ll also find yourself breaking down the invisible barriers that sometimes separate us and learn what it’s like to be part of a culture other than your own.

Art Club

The Art club promotes student awareness and interest in the arts by providing a wide variety of events to members. The club is also responsible for the collection and selection of the student art to be placed in the annual Student Art Show. 
 

Ascent HR

Ascent HR Club provides students who are interested in the human resources field with the opportunity to speak with HR professionals and create meaningful connections that can help them transition from college to the professional world. Ascent HR holds monthly meetings and during which guest speakers are invited to talk about their careers and what they have learned along the way. Speakers include Le Moyne alumni, local HR professionals and professors of practice. Members of Ascent HR do not have to be HR majors. This is a club that encourages connecting with people of different disciplines. So, please join us and begin the ascent in your career!

Biology Club

Biology is the study of life in all of its magnificent forms. If you’re interested, for example, in how a disease spreads or in what can be done to recover an endangered species, biology may hold the answer to some of your most pressing questions. As a member of the Biology Club, you’ll explore your passion for science and grow in new ways. You will take part in events that will prepare you for professional success in the future. You’ll also find yourself collaborating with members of other organizations, including the Chemistry Club and Nursing Club, giving you the chance to meet other curious, like-minded people.

 

Business Club

Designed for students interested in business, the club provides an outlet for businesses to contribute information on current and upcoming professional practices. The club promotes interaction among students, faculty and business professionals.
 

Chemistry Club

The Chemistry Club is open to all members of the Le Moyne community who major in the sciences. The club sponsors lecturers from both industrial and academic circles, giving students an awareness of current trends in chemistry.
 

Communications Club

Communicating effectively is central to everything we do in our lives – personally and professionally. After all, good communication is the bridge between confusion and clarity. The Communications Club provides all students, regardless of their major, with the opportunity to reflect upon and learn about the art of communication through a variety of activities and events.

Criminology Club

If you aspire to a life of solving crimes, or you’re just fascinated by mysteries and cold cases, the members of the Criminology Club would love for you to join them. The Club hosts a range of events, including true-crime movie nights, demonstrations led by officers working for the Syracuse Police Department’s K9 Division, and information sessions on important topics like domestic violence. The Criminology Club also sponsors a variety of informative talks in conjunction with the Department of Anthropology, Criminology and Sociology, connecting students with faculty members in the field.

 

Cybersecurity Club

Cybersecurity is in the news every day, impacting everyone from individuals to multinational corporations. Sadly, the number of attacks is going up, not down, and many of those could have been prevented. The fast-growing field of cybersecurity needs people with the right combination of skills, knowledge and experience to meet this challenge. Members of the Cybersecurity Club gain insight into what it’s like to work in this arena as they attend lectures from industry professionals and participate in hands-on activities like Hackathons.

Economics Club

Economics is the study the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services. But more than that, this discipline has served as a foundation of partnerships and a measure of well-being. It’s been said that studying economics “can help you make better decision and lead a healthier life.” As a member of the Economics Club, you’ll engage in rich conversation about this vital field and enhance your understanding of its impact on the world.

Education Club

It’s been said that “the best teachers tell you where to look, but don’t tell you what to see.” The Education Club encourages it members to do just that, to guide their future students to lives of meaning and success. A s it hosts a variety of events and activities to prepare students for a career in this critical field. The club hosts a variety of educational and career opportunities, each of which allows members to grow more confident in their professional capabilities and better prepared to go out and nurture the next generation of leaders.

Engineering Club

The Engineering Club provides support for those students wishing to pursue a career in engineering.  Activities include study groups, field trips to engineering facilities, and inviting engineers to campus to share information on their work and career.
 

English Club

Members of the English Club participate in reading groups and movie discussion groups throughout the semester. They also organize a trip to the Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Ontario, each fall.
 

Film Club

The Film Club is a group for all students who enjoy movies and want to engage in discussions about films of all genres, from recent independent titles to classic films.
 

French Club

The French Club is for lovers of the French language and culture! It’s a chance for students to hang out, practice their French and plan activities.
 

History Academy

The History Academy encourages students to pursue the study of history beyond the classroom. Whether by discussing future endeavors such as graduate school or law school, the History Academy strives to sponsor events that interest students regardless of their major.
 

Institute of Internal Auditors

Institute of Internal Auditors promotes interest in and enables participation in events with professionals in the field of auditing.
 

Institute of Management Accountants

The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) provides networking opportunities in the field of management accounting, helps develop leadership skills through exploration of relevant events in the accounting field, and allows for the opportunity to be part of a national organization for management accounting professionals.
 

Investment Club

There are lots of great reasons to invest. Investments can provide people with a regular income; they have the potential to provide investors with strong long-term returns; and they can be tailored to meet an individual’s needs. But while the “why” to invest may be straightforward, the “how” may not be. The mission of the Investment Club is to enhance its members’ overall financial knowledge; to help them develop practical, real-world investment skills within a broad range of financial instruments and sectors; and to introduce career opportunities in the finance and investment industry. Members find that joining the club is a wonderful investment of their time.

Math Club

At its core, math is not about computation. It’s about understanding. Much of its beauty lies in the fact that math is precisely the same in every single language. To that end, members of the Math Club enjoy and appreciate math in all of its forms. They are encouraged to cultivate their understanding of and interest in this discipline through conversation and a variety of math-based games. If you haven’t joined the Math Club yet, “add” it to your list of things to do!

Model European Union Club

With the motto “united in diversity,” the European Union has come to signify how people from 27 different nations can come together to work for peace and prosperity. The members of the Model European Union (MEU) Club research and explore topics relating to the EU, its member states, and its politics. As they do, they develop and enhance their critical thinking, public speaking and improvisational skills. In addition, students work in a team and participate in the annual Global SUNY MEU conference, simulating what it is like to be part of this august body.

Model U.N.

The United Nations was founded nearly 80 years ago with a mandate to maintain international peace and security; develop friendly relations among nations; and promote social progress, better living standards and human rights. That is no small order. For its part, the Model UN was created to teach students about this powerful body and its place in the world today. As a member of the organization, you will have the opportunity to put yourself in the shoes of the ambassadors from UN member states and debate current issues facing humanity. As you do, you will gain a greater understanding of the world you will soon inherit.

Nursing Club

The nursing club serves those students in the nursing major or who are interested in nursing. The club hosts social events and educational workshops.  The club strives to help its members develop "Passionate Hearts" to prepare for a professional career in nursing and to help promote a more just society.

Philosophy Symposium

The Philosophy Symposium sponsors a series of philosophical dialogues each semester. Topics in recent years have consisted of medical ethics, feminist theory, philosophy of the body, critiques of both films and the stars appearing therein, ethics, race and class issues and environmental philosophy. Symposium is also a forum for students to present and discuss advanced research and writing.
 

Physics Club

Physics is the foundation of all physical science. It helps humans to better understand the physical world around us, in all of its richness and complexity, and to answer some of life’s most challenging questions. As a member of the Physics Club, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in talks led by scientists in the field and to visit museums, companies and labs doing timely and important work. In addition, the Physics Club collaborates with the Engineering Club to promote the benefits of a career in STEM.

Pre-Health Society

This group is designed for those students interested in pursuing a career in health, for instance as a physician, dentist or hospital manager.
 

Pre-Law Society

The goal of the Pre-Law Society is to educate students and faculty alike about the field of law. We hope that students who want to attend law school or enter a career in law will be better prepared to enter this field than they were when they entered Le Moyne College.
 

Psychology Club / Active Minds

The club allows students to learn about the field of psychology outside of the classroom through films, lectures, panels and interaction with their peers. The club also keeps psychology majors informed about graduate school and career options in the field.
 

Religion Academy

It’s been said that “religion is the telescope through which we can behold the beauties of creation.” To that end, the Religion Academy encourages students to raise their awareness of and appreciation for a variety of faiths. Its members learn about various traditions, beliefs and rituals. The Religion Academy is centered around inclusivity and is open to all members of the campus community.

Sociology Club

At its core, sociology is the study of society: why it works, how it works and how it could change. It’s said that “its function, like that of all sciences, is to reveal that which is hidden.” What makes this field especially fascinating is that it is centered around human behavior and relationships. The Sociology Club is a great way to look at life through a sociological perspective, whether you are a sociology major or not. Club members engage in service-learning activities, discuss social issues, and host other events inspired by the discipline of sociology.

Sports Management

Professional sports is a multi-billion industry in the United States, drawing fans from every corner on the nation. It is also a great field in which to work, with opportunities for travel, growth, and personal and professional development. The Sports Management Club allow allows students to learn more about this exciting field through guests lectures and trips, including visits to parks and arenas to see professional games.

Student Veterans Association

The Le Moyne College Student Veterans Association (also known as the Vet Club) is a network of military veteran students and non-veteran students committed to promoting community service, leadership, and camaraderie. The Association is an active chapter of Student Veterans of America, providing students with increased opportunities for collaboration and professional networking.