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Minority Clubs

Student Clubs and Organizations Celebrating Diverse Cultures

African Student Kollective. Three words: Explore, articulate, and celebrate! ASK wants women willing to discover the rich diversity that is African culture. The Kollective is all about promoting unity at MBC and other colleges.
President: Michelle Kayosa-Ajayi
Advisor: Rev. Andrea Cornett-Scott

Animanga: Asian Culture Club is for those who enjoy Asian culture and revel in the anime comics.

Anointed Voices of Praise is MBC’s student-directed, traveling music ministry of traditional and contemporary gospel music. This music mission has also formed an exchange with a gospel choir in France — AVP went to France in 2004, and the French visited us in 2005.
President: Akeylah Dacosta Reyes  Director: Melissa Anoh, Tanya Dragenice, Ashley Johnson, and Murine Lusakweno
Advisor: Rev. Andrea Cornett-Scott

Black Student Alliance. This is an organization that explores and articulates the varied concerns of African-American students, provides a support network, and celebrates African-American culture on campus.
President: Kiera Kimp
Advisor: Rev. Andrea Cornett-Scott

Caribbean Student Association. This group tells the stories and shares the tradition of Caribbean, South American, Central American, and African culture.
President: Charity Martin
Advisor: Rev. Andrea Cornett-Scott

COSMOS: International Club for international students and those interested in world cultures. Advisor: Daniel Metraux

Greater Things Dance Ministry. A truly, and literally, moving experience. This student-choreographed and directed liturgical dance ministry seeks to promote spiritual growth through movement. The choreography embraces African-American dance expression.
Artistic Director: Yvette Parham
Advisor: Rev. Andrea Cornett-Scott

Kuumba Players (kuumba means creativity in Swahili). This theatre group explores, expresses, and celebrates African-American life. Thespians and non-thespians welcome!
Director: Tanesha Jones
Advisor: Rev. Andrea Cornett-Scott

Ladies of Elegance is a student performance arts group that specializes in step, flags and twirling.
Captain: Monique Burgess
Advisor: Rev. Andrea Cornett-Scott

Latinas Unidas is an organization which provides opportunities for Mary Baldwin students to explore, articulate, and celebrate Latin American culture. It promotes unity among Latina Students and is a valuable partner in Minority Clubs United.
President: Jessica Linares
Advisor: Rev. Andrea Cornett-Scott

Libations is a literary megaphone for the African-American voice at MBC. This annual publication allows African-American students to present their work through poetry, prose, short stories, photography, and art.
Editor: Evenlyn Foster
Advisors: Rev. Andrea Cornett-Scott

Minority Clubs United promotes coalition-building among minority student organizations and students of color. MCU provides opportunities for cultural enrichment and awareness on campus.
Coordinators: Yvette Parham & Halle Hurt
Advisors: Rev. Andrea Cornett-Scott

Sisters Out Understanding and Loving Sisters is a safe, accepting, confidential org for those interested in feminist/gay/bisexual/lesbian issues.
Advisor: Kathy McCleaf

The Ida B. Wells News is a newsletter that gives valuable information about the accomplishments and activities that take place within the Ida B. Wells Living learning Community. This online newsletter is sent to all Ida B. Wells Living Learning Community members past and present, parents of current residential members and sista friends.

Umoja Chronicles is a newsletter published by the Office of African American and Multicultural Affairs designed to share communication between multicultural student organizations and students interested in exploring multicultural student life on campus.

Get involved and find your passion, explore new interests, and interact with all your peers. For information about all the officially recognized student clubs and organizations at Mary Baldwin College, please visit www.mbc.edu/student_activities/clubsandorgs.