The Avery Point EcoHusky Club is a student environmental organization open to all undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff. We are focused on improving the environment and our goal is to enhance sustainability on the Avery Point campus and surrounding community through our actions and by gathering information and educating the campus community on a wide range of environmental issues.
Events: Annual Earth Day Celebration; Halloween Recycled Fashion Show and Party; beach clean ups
Additional info and meeting times (which change each semester): http://ecohusky.averypoint.uconn.edu/
More photos on the EcoHusky FB page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/267958336587194/
Alliance (Gay Straight Alliance – GSA)
For any student interested in gay rights issues, education, tolerance and acceptance, equality, or even just a safe place to let your true colors shine.
Meeting time and place: Varies by semester
Contact information: Varies by semester
For additional info:
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/ALLIANCE.AveryPoint
FB closed group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ALLIANCE.Group.AveryPoint
Advisor Beth Rumery
The Avery Point Scuba Club recreationally dives New England shore sites. The Club comprises students, staff, and community members with a common interest in the sport of scuba. We also attend marine shows and seminars in the area.
Meeting Time and Place: Announced at each meeting, typically Thursdays at 7:00 in the conference room, every other week.
Contact Information: President-Corey Leamy email- firstname.lastname@example.org and facebook group UCONN AP Scuba Club.
News: Six full sets of scuba gear for those who do not have their own. And trouble is brewing in the kingdom!
The Ambassadors goal is to personalize the admissions process at the University of Connecticut, Avery Point, by providing information to prospective students from the point of view of current students. We strengthen the community outreach bond by volunteering in the community.
Meetings are every other Wednesday at 12:15pm in ACD 106. starting 9/7/16
Program Advisor: Lisa Hastings, 860-405-9262 or email@example.com
Meeting time and place: Mondays 12:15 Conference room ACD 109
Contact information: President, Urmi Thaker firstname.lastname@example.org
The Avery Point Writing Club is open to all on campus, and is coordinated by tutors in the Avery Point Academic Center. The club promotes and publishes creative writing, including short stories, poems, and more. The club publishes its works in an online publication, the Barque. The Barque has been away for a few years, but the Club plans a return in the fall of 2014. If you enjoy writing, please join us!
Meeting times and place: Meetings will be held in the Academic Center (ACD 107), days and times for fall to be determined.
Contact Dana Canastar for more information: 860-405-9201, or Dana.Canastar@uconn.edu.
An Avery Point newspaper published by students in Greg Stone’s Journalism class. Click here to read.
Meeting time and place: Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Contact information: Evan Ward Evan.email@example.com
Meeting time and place: Thursday Sept. 1st 2016
Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meeting time and place: TBA
Innovation, Creativity, and Engineering (ICE)