ALMA (ASSOCIATION OF LATINOS MOVING AHEAD)
ALMA is an academic and social Latino organization. The organization takes primary focus on fundraising and involvement in numerous community service activities among Latino communities. Through servicing others, growth should be achieved with the acknowledgement that the help being provided is beneficial to one’s self and to the disadvantaged Latino communities. ALMA will be having the general meetings every Monday at 8:30pm, room TBA. For more information contact Professor Iraida Lopez at firstname.lastname@example.org
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORGANIZATION
Supporting one of the College’s four pillars of intercultural understanding, the International Student Organization (ISO) seeks students of all nationalities to create a meaningful intercultural experience at Ramapo. They meet regularly to plan activities and events for both members of the club and the entire Ramapo community. The club sponsors a variety of activities, such as international dinner nights, films, and lectures, as well as off-campus trips to various national landmarks and other places of cultural interest. Each year they host International Student Week, which consists of workshops and symposia. A campus-wide luncheon, The International Food Festival, features international cuisine and entertainment and has become one of the most popular events held at Ramapo. The club also participates in community service activities throughout the school year.
Model UN club
Want to gain a global perspective and help save the world? The Model U.N. Club provides students with an opportunity to walk in the shoes of U.N. ambassadors and learn about international diplomacy. Studentsprepare speeches, debate, develop resolutions and negotiate to address problems affecting citizens of the world. Students participate in competitions at the National Model United Nations Conferences in Washington, D.C. and New York City and the Commission on Sustainable Development Simulation at Ramapo College.
PHI BETA DELTA
Phi Beta Delta is the nation’s first honor society dedicated to recognizing individuals who have demonstrated scholarly achievement in the areas of international education and exchange. By increasing the recognition, credibility and importance of the international experience and by developing a campus network of students and faculty involved in international endeavors, the society creates a catalyst on campus for international programming. In addition, through the national organization, Phi Beta Delta connects individuals on campus and throughout the U.S. involved in the international experience by recognizing the importance of these achievements in higher education.
SIGMA IOTA RHO
Sigma Iota Rho is an honor society devoted to promoting and rewarding achievements in scholarship and service in international studies. Students who are majoring in International Studies and other students with at least twenty credits that count towards the International Studies major may apply.