Core Council

The MMC Core Council was established to increase collaboration amongst the major campus organizations, as well as to serve as a unified voice to better address issues and concerns of the general student body. Additionally, the MMC Core Council recognizes the need for coordination of activities of member organizations by:

  • Establishing and administering the activities of the member organizations;
  • Assisting the college administration in attaining its engagement objectives;
  • Maintaining student involvement, advocacy, and inter-council relations;
  • Acting as a catalyst for member organizations on matters of interest to both the college and member organizations; and
  • Encouraging student leaders and organizations to maintain involvement within the college community in its entirety at Marymount Manhattan College.
Core Council representation

The MMC Core Council is represented by the following member organizations:

  • Campus Activities Board (CAB)

    CAB logoThe mission of CAB is to enhance student life at Marymount Manhattan College by planning, promoting and executing social, multicultural, recreational and educational events for the general student body.

    Current leadership team:
    Alex Fiorella, President
    Kelly McGuinness, Vice President
    Jazlyn Hyde, Secretary
    Christina Bae, Treasurer
    Tristan Spicer, Special and Annual Events Chair
    Ariel Hilario, Diversity and Multicultural Chair
    Katherine Forest, Community Service Chair
    Gabriella Gavazzi, Off-campus Events Chair

    Feel free to email  for more information.

  • Griffin Yearbook

    Griffin Radio LogoThe purpose of the Griffin Yearbook is to preserve and provide memories of Marymount Manhattan College’s academic year. The MMC yearbook staff captures major moments from both fall and spring semesters all the way up until Commencement in May.

    Current leadership team:
    Victoria Whalen, Editor-in-Chief
    Tristan Spicer, Photographer

    Feel free to email  for more information.

  • The Monitor

    The Monitor logoThe Monitor is Marymount’s student-run newspaper. With a ciruclation of 1,000, the paper is published six times a semester with the exception of summer and January sessions.

    Current leadership team:
    Megan Arnold, Editor-in-Chief
    Lauren Garafano, Print Managing Editor
    Kayla Pacenka, Layout & Design Editor

    Feel free to email  for more information.

  • Residence Hall Council (RHC)

    Residence Hall Council from both the Cooper Square  and 55th Street  residence halls represent their peers on a variety of matters pertaining to their residence hall community and campus life. A large responsibility of each Council is programming and planning events for students that are geared towards the needs of the constituents.

    Current leadership team (Cooper Square):Cooper Square RHC logo
    [Currently vacant], President
    [Currently vacant], Vice President
    [Currently vacant], Secretary
    [Currently vacant], Treasurer

    Feel free to email  or for more information.

    Current leadership team (55th Street):55th St RHC logo
    Isabella Fatigati, President
    Katerina Bobo, Vice President
    Maximas Gomez, Vice President
    Melissa Ortiz, Secretary
    Sky Morgan, Treasurer
    Tera Picente, Social Media Manager

    Feel free to email  for more information.

  • Student Government Association (SGA)

    SGA logoThe SGA advocates for the rights of students and facilitates communication between the administration, faculty, staff and student body. The SGA works to promote justice, leadership and integrity within the MMC community to better the College and the community in which students live.

    Current leadership team:
    Marchael Giles, President
    Yasmin Serrano, Vice President
    Jorge Hurtado Burgos, Secretary
    Pat Reynolds, Treasurer

    Feel free to email  for more information.

  • WMMC Griffin Radio

    WMMC Griffin Radio logoWMMC Griffin Radio is a bi-weekly podcast-based radio station. The podcast consists of three segments, touching on current social and/or political topics.

    Current leadership team:
    Emilee Wermenchuk, President
    Nick Bradshaw, Vice President
    Julia Bratburd, Secretary
    Devyn Ciccio, Treasurer

    Feel free to email  for more information.


Beginning Fall 2019, current Marymount Manhattan College students will have the opportunity to apply for the Core Council Professional Development Grant to fund or partially fund their involvement in a conference/workshop. This grant was established in order to support the continued development of student leadership and leadership skills of students here at MMC.

To apply for the grant, please follow this link.