Clubs & Organizations
The Student Government Association acts as the liaison for the student body; communicating any sentiments, ideas, or beliefs to the faculty members and administrators. Additionally, the Student Government is responsible for organizing, coordinating, and promoting events on campus, provides assistance, guidance, and funding to clubs and organizations, and also participates in meetings regarding campus affairs in order to implement policy changes that determine how the institution is run.
Director of Student Engagement
Coordinator of Student Programs and Services
Check out our list of Clubs and Organizations:
- Accounting Society
- Criminal Justice and Sociology Club
- Economics Club
- Education Society
- English Club
- Entrepreneur Club
- Finance Club
- History Club
- Investment Club
- Pre-Medical and Health Promotions Club
- Nursing Club
- Psychology Club
- St. Thomas More Pre-Law Society
- Chemistry Club
The Accounting Society was created for the purpose of further equipping students the knowledge and a community that goes beyond the classroom. It achieves so by inviting guest speakers who currently work in the field to share their insight with students. Speakers range from Public Accounting firms, the private industry, regulating agencies, and CPA review course providers. The Society creates an opportunity for students to network with guest speakers in the field, as well as share internship and full-time job opportunities. In hopes of promoting the schools Franciscan Spirit, the Society will make the effort to volunteer and participate in charitable work.
The Education Society is an organization dedicated to bettering the lives of NYC's youth through education and involvement. We work with children, students and non-for-profit organizations across NYC. Some of last school years’ events included a very successful toy drive for Quality Services for Children with Autism and an equally successful school supply drive/ book fair/ raffle event that we worked together on with District 7 of the South Bronx to motivate and encourage their students as well as parents to be involved in education and community. The Education Society plans to continue working with different school districts, non-for-profit organizations, and children's hospitals. Although this is the education society, you do not need to be an education major to join! We encourage students of all different majors to get on board with our mission to educate and motivate.
The Entrepreneur Club at St Francis College brings together the most creative action orientated student entrepreneurs in a community where ideas flow freely and new ventures grow. Meetings are an open forum for all St Francis College students to discuss their latest business ideas, find business partners and interact with experienced entrepreneurs. The club will host speakers, provide mentorship to club members, give presentations and through lectures, panel discussions, interactive workshops will help students gain unique insight and connections to the world of venturing.
The SFC Finance Club is a student-run club that assists SFC students in understanding job opportunities available in the financial marketplace and get a better knowledge of the finance world. We are a professional club working in a conjunction with the Career Center to help in learning about and pursuing a career in finance. In the past, we took SFC students on field trips to the New York Stock Exchange, the American Museum of Finance, etc. We organized workshops on critical topics such as resume enhancement and credit cards. We also invited professionals from various financial institutions to the school, so the students could network with and learn directly from them about the finance industry.
Our mission for the history club is to spread the knowledge of history, government, and anything related by fruitful and meaningful discussions. Secondly, we wish to forge lasting bonds with each other based on the truthful pursuit of knowledge. Ultimately, we want to provide an atmosphere of learning and open ideas for anybody interested in history. We hope to incorporate fun events like trivia, field trips to historical sites, and museum visits to bring these wishes to life. We believe collaborating with other clubs on campus will be a great help to spreading our mission and learning more about other cultures and their history. Events for this upcoming year include museum visits (such as the Natural History Museum, Tenement Museum), day trips to Philadelphia and D.C., and trivia meetings.
The Investment Club’s mission is to educate members about various investment opportunities that are currently and will be available to them throughout their lives and how to capitalize on these for the sake of generating financial stability. At each meeting, we will discuss current/recent economic events such as: fluctuations in the stock and bond markets, the ever-changing value of currencies, and unexpected events such as a company going bankrupt or being bought by another company. We then discuss how we, as investors should view and react toward these events and then use this info to manage our portfolio of $10,000. We will also bring in guest speakers who work in the field to share their insights on the industry. Our main events include NYSE Group Tour & NY Federal Reserve Gold Tour.
The Psychology Club is a club that is open to all majors. Our main goal is to have fun and educate one in the mysteries that lie behind the human psyche, behavior, and mental processes. During the upcoming year, we will have fun games and activities along with epic collaborations with all the clubs on campus. We will help make your club experience at St. Francis College go from a 0 to 100 real quick! Activities include and are not limited to the following: Psych Mixers, Mini talent shows, Psycho week (a week of cathartic release and frustration, mostly due to midterms and exams), Awesome Game shows (which will include collaboration with multiple clubs) Freudian Slip Bake Sales, Loose change drive, Mental awareness week, and a Psychology Scrapbook filled with memories, good times, and much more… At the same time, Psychology majors will learn more information on Psi Chi Honor Society and the requirements that are needed to apply. Join us and come on out to the Psychology Club and LET’S GET PSYCHED!
The St. Thomas Pre-Law Society’s mission is to forward the good and honorable passion for law, to cultivate and inspire such passion in others, and to enable those who desire to practice, the opportunity of aid and support in the realization of their dream. Certain events include Constitution Day, Mock Trials (where jury, defense, and prosecution are played by society members; and judge, Society Alumni), guest speakers of the profession who share experience and wisdom, and preparation for the LSAT.
- Asian Cultural Club
- Albanian Roots Club
- Caribbean Students Association
- Latin American Society
- Muslim Students Association
Albanian Roots is a Non-Profit Organization of young Albanian Professionals whose primary function is to strengthen the Albanian community by integrating the Albanians with each other and their respective adopted countries throughout the whole Albanian diaspora. Albanian Roots works primarily to build a strong relationship with other Albanian communities to share a more dynamic and cohesive partnership. Albanian Roots focuses on promoting the Albanian culture and heritage to the younger generations by improving the community in organizing events such as network events, picnics, art shows, festivals and its main event the Albanian Roots Parade. Albanian Roots focuses on "cultural activities movements" as well as performing activist campaigns through a network of delegates, advisers, and analysts. Events hosted at St. Francis College include Independence Day Celebration, Albanian National Soccer Team viewing parties, charity events, and the Albanian Roots Parade.
Our mission statement is to teach the St. Francis College Community about the great aspects of the Caribbean Community. We want to make a change in the way people view the Caribbean culture. We strive to maintain equality and respect of the different cultures as well as bring awareness to the cultural diversity here on campus. The Caribbean Student Association strives to educate the SFC community about Caribbean culture and diversity. We want to make a difference by showing the community that the people of the Caribbean not only want to fete but also want to be helpers. We have created an awareness project that will benefit those in need living in the Caribbean. We do this by hosting a lot of Fundraisers and having a lot of fun at cultural events. This includes mini carnivals, food tastings and other exciting things that you have to see once you join the club! Our main events are our annual dance class and culture show. The dance class consists of one of the dancers that we see every day on social media sites. The decision of the dancer is up to the group and it is a great opportunity to learn about the different dances and types of music that we dance to. The culture show demonstrates the talent of the Caribbean Culture and everything is live so it feels like you are actually in the Caribbean. For More information: Follow us on Instagram: sfc_csa
Our mission for Latin American Society is to be a welcoming space for all students on campus to learn and embrace Latin culture. We hope to connect the culture with students through our events that incorporate various mediums of the culture (food/movies/music etc). We would also love for this to be a networking opportunity where students can make friends and hopefully connect with any speakers we bring in. We wish for this year to bring a closer and more committed community of students and of course to bring more fun events to campus. Some events include volunteering at Gigi’s Playhouse, the Hispanic Day Parade, Mentor Monday, and food sales.
The Muslim Students Association at Saint Francis College Aims to create a place for Muslims to actively practice and express their faith in an academic environment. By hosting a number of educational and philanthropic events, the Muslim Students Association hopes to educate both Muslims and Non-Muslims alike on the tradition of Islam.
- Active Minds Club
- Anime and Video Game Clubs
- Christian Fellowship Club
- College Choir
- Colorful Souls Club
- Dance Team
- Environmental Club
- Girl Up Club
- Greenhouse Club
- LGBTQ Club
- Make a Difference Club
- Model United Nations
- Radio Club
- SFC Today
- SFC Step Team
- Students Against Racism
- Student Government Association
Active Minds is the leading nonprofit organization that empowers students to speak openly about mental health. The Active Minds Chapter of SFC’s mission is to create a space where students can speak openly about various issues without fear of judgment and access resources that promote happy, healthy, and balanced lives. Active Minds wants fellow students not only to survive but thrive. Join us and let’s change the conversation.
The Video Game and Anime Club’s mission is to promote friendship, unity, and competitiveness through discussions, sharing hobbies and video gaming. The VGA Club runs a variety of tournaments, as well as host discussions involving anime, anime movies, video games, video game trailers, and more. Our meetings are designed to help us spread ideas amongst members, to help operate more events, as well as to collaborate with other clubs/organizations. Main events include Super Smash (Fight for the Heights); Fighting tournaments (Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter, Injustice, Tekken); Sports tournaments (FIFA, 2K, Madden, NHL, MLB); Anime Movie Nights and regular episode viewings.
Colorful Souls is an all-inclusive art club created to allow members of the St. Francis College community to have a safe space to share any art they so choose. Whether it's poetry, dance, creative writing, drawing, painting, or spoken word. We provide a supportive community to those in search of one. Colorful Souls meets every Thursday during activity period and every member of the St. Francis College community is welcome. Several events include poetry slams, art workshops, and fund raising events.
Our mission as the SFC Dance Team is fully devoted to providing dancers of all backgrounds a chance to express themselves as well as grow as individuals in a welcoming environment. We want to encourage our members to reach their fullest potential, support one another, and bring cheer to the student body, athletes, and the many organizations at our school ! We are a group of individuals who share a passion for dance. We perform for our fellow students and aim to enlighten our audience with our talent. The SFC Dance Team performs at in-school events such as the Great American Smoke Out and Terrier Tuesday, basketball games, and hosts bake sales.
The environmental club is primarily promoting the awareness on environmental causes.
Students aim to highlight many issues the environment is dealing within the community and globally. Students are welcome to support the club’s initiatives by fundraising, donations, park and coastal cleanups, composting, planting trees, amongst other plants, and participating in field trips.
Girl Up is an innovative campaign of the United Nations Foundation that mobilizes girls here in the US to help our peers, the world's hardest to reach adolescent girls. Girl Up partners with the United Nations to support comprehensive programs which give adolescent girls in developing countries an equal chance for education, health, social and economic opportunities, and a life free of violence. Girl Up concentrates on five areas of support: education, health, safety, leadership and documentation. The chapter at St. Francis College began in January of 2016. Events include the Week of the Girl with events ranging from a women’s informational fair to a respect initiative to various speakers coming in to speak; forums and fundraisers.
The St. Francis College Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Club was founded in Fall 2015 with the purpose of creating a safe and welcoming environment for all SFC students and faculty interested in developing their understanding of LGBTQ issues. Our club is a place in which members of the SFC community are provided with support, resources, programs, advocacy and education. Our main goal is to create campus environments that are inclusive and supportive of student diversity in the areas of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.
The Make a Difference Club on campus is a community service based club that focuses on raising awareness for an array of causes. Since we’re a Franciscan institution, it is important to have SFC members and faculty take part in volunteering in order to create a sense of community, teach compassion, promote personal growth and encourage civic responsibility. We achieve this by designating every month with a different awareness, i.e. October- Domestic Violence Awareness, November- Diabetes Awareness, and December- M.A.D Grateful in partnership with New York Cares. Monthly events include, awareness walks, donations, and fundraising within the school. Our biggest goal is to bring the “Big Event” to the St. Francis College community. The Big Event has become somewhat of a national phenomenon at a number of colleges and universities throughout the United States. It originated at Texas A&M University in 1982 when six student felt the need to give back to the community.
Model United Nations is an academic club that meets weekly during activity period. Students typically role-play being delegates to the United Nations and simulate UN committees. This activity takes place at MUN conferences, which is usually organized by a host college club. This is an exciting way of learning about how the world works. Participating in this club develops leadership and communication skills similar to a debate team. MUN is an exercise in research, public speaking, and teamwork, which you will need throughout your career. It gives you a chance to practice them while you’re a student. Finally, it is a great opportunity to travel and network with others who have similar interest as you.
SFC Radio is a new club at St. Francis College. Established in 2016, SFC Radio is a student-run club founded by Professor Brian Gregory (Communication Arts). Our mission is to prepare students for careers or graduate study in the broad field of mass media; to provide students with broadcast experiences that utilize critical thinking and communication skills; to put into practice the classroom learning related to the field of communication and broadcasting; and to provide co-curricular opportunities for students to display responsibility, sociability, self-management and integrity.
To listen and learn more visit: sfcradio.org
We are part of the “urban” in the term “Urban Commuter College”. We are that spice and sass, that gets everyone pumped, we are the “S” in spirit. We are SFC Step Team.
The Step Team’s mission is to install the idea of patience, unity, energy, diligence, and determination through every stepper as we create a family that can step in one accord. The Step Team began in the 2017 fall semester, and hopes to show spirit in any way they can, step wise.
Students Against Racism’s mission is to bring awareness to racial and political issues in our country, that is often ignored by the mainstream media. Students Against Racism aims to create a safe environment where students can discuss current political and racial topics, while also sharing their opinions.
Founded in 1925, The Troupers of SFC are the College's dramatic organization. Our members act, produce and direct several full-length and one-act plays each year. This club has been carrying the love and passion for performing arts for almost a century, leaving a legacy for the upcoming generations. If you are interested in theater in any sort of way, join our family, we have a place for you.
- Alpha Phi Delta Fraternity
- Alpha Sigma Zeta Sorority
- Epsilon Sigma Phi Sorority
- Kappa Theta Nu Sorority
- Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity
- Zeta Gamma Delta Sorority
Alpha Phi Delta: Beta Sigma chapter was founded on November 30th, 1962. We are a national Italian American heritage fraternity that focuses on a brotherhood that will last long past our college years. We strive on guiding our members and helping them reach their full potential at SFC. APD Beta Sigma would not exist without SFC and because of that we try to support and contribute as much as we can to our college and its activities.
Alpha Sigma Zeta Sorority Incorporated: Delta Chapter is a Greek Social/ Philanthropic Organization located at St. Francis College. We are the fourth extension of our Sorority and we were founded February 16th, 2006. We are a multicultural organization and our main mission is to promote and emphasize sisterhood, while being actively being involved with community and philanthropic services. Our main philanthropies which we heavily support are Autism Awareness and Breast Cancer Awareness. A few of our main events are "T-Shirt Tie Dye" and our Annual "Pieces of the Puzzle Fashion Show & Talent Show". All the funds we gain from these events are donated, in hopes to effectively support the causes.
Kappa Theta Nu’s mission is to represent the fusion of intellectually and culturally diverse women for the betterment of society as well as enforcing the empowerment of women through service and volunteer work. It was founded to eliminate the negative stereotypes that are associated with Greek organizations. Kappa Theta Nu Sorority Inc. was founded in 2010 to work towards our philanthropy of Autism Awareness. Together we raise awareness through several engaging events. With us you can show leadership, gain initiative, and create lifelong friendships. We are a group of diverse, intelligent, and strong willed women who promote the empowerment and the support of woman through a strong sisterhood that goes beyond the four years of college.
Zeta Gamma Delta is a local sorority that was founded in the summer of 2013 at St. Francis College. Our goal is to contribute to philanthropy events and do what we can to give back to our community. We motivate each other to be successful women and strive for our dreams. At SFC we have created a family and a home for one another.