Student Organizations

Students in the College of Arts + Architecture have numerous opportunities to join discipline-specific student organizations that enrich their experiences at UNC Charlotte. In addition, the College supports an interdisciplinary student organization dedicated to connecting the disciplines within the College and realizing the potential of their integration.


American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)
Faculty Advisor: Marc Manack
2020-21 President: McKenzie Waldron

Freedom by Design
Faculty Advisor: Marc Manack
2020-21 Director: Peter Romano

National Organization of Minority Architecture Students (NOMAS)
Faculty Advisor:  Kelly Carlson-Reddig
2019-20 President: Ana "Kati" Salas Montano

Master of Architecture Student Society (MASS)
Faculty Advisor: Mona Azarbayjani
2019-20 President: Danielle Scaccia

Faculty Advisor: Kyoung-Hee Kim
2020-21 President: Dante Gil Rivas

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ART & Art History

Women in Animation
2021-22 President: Tailin Postema

Art of Light Photo Club
Faculty Advisor: Ann Kluttz
2020-21 President: Malik Norman

United Creative Vision
Faculty Advisor: Chair Lydia Thompson
2020-21 Presidents: Malik Norman and Manny Ravenel

Society of Art Historians
Faculty Advisor: Lisa Homann
2020-21 President: Sydney Wall

National Art Education Association Student Chapter
Faculty Advisor: Jane Dalton
President: Nancy McGuire

American Institute of Graphic Arts Student Chapter
Faculty Advisor: Cynthia Franks
2020-21 President: Kristen Campbell

Cerama (Ceramics Club)
Faculty Advisor: Shelly Ellis
2020-21 President: Zainab Elrahal

Art and Mindfulness Student Organization
Faculty Advisor: Jane Dalton
2020-21 President: Kaitlin Ogle

Illustration Club
Faculty Advisor: Jessica Burke
2020-21 President: Carolina Quintana Ocampo

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Range of Motion Dance Ensemble 
Faculty Advisor: AJ Glasco
2020-21 President: Kayley McLamb

MOVE Dance Alliance
Faculty Advisor: Gretchen Alterowitz
2020-21 President: Allison Brown

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Collegiate Chapter of the National Association for Music Education
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Whitaker
2019-20 President: Regan Sawyer

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia
Faculty Advisor: Dr.  Jeremy Marks
2020-21 President: Noel Mills

Sigma Alpha Iota
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Sequina DuBose and Dr. Shayna Stahl
2019-20 President: Samantha Shefte

UNCC Choirs
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Eric Posada
2019-20 President: Amber Ward

Collegiate Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Eric Posada
2019-20 President: Amber Ward

Orchestras at UNC Charlotte
Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Shawn Smith

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Niner Theatre Troupe
Faculty Advisor: Laura Waringer
2020-21 President: Tori Fagan

Queen City Circus Troupe
Faculty Advisor: Carlos Cruz
2020-21 President: Sabrina D’Aiello

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