Committees

Academics


Committee Chairs: Phylicia Ashley, Chevaun Samuels, and Robert Jackson
Purpose of committee: The AAP Academics committee is committed  to providing academic support to the students of the Academics Achievement Program. Our bi-weekly newsletter provides support to students in search of scholarships, and internships as well as student highlights. The committee also acquires nightly study spaces in Bobst library for members of AAP. Interested? Contact any of our co-chairs to get involved!


 

Community Service


Committee Chairs: Loren Dent, Harry Boudu and Crystal Allen
Meeting time: Friday, 4:15 - 5:30 PM
Purpose of committee: We develop World Changers Mentorship Program sessions curriculum for high school students in the Bronx, highlighting college prep and social responsibility. We also plan organization wide community service opportunities at least once a year. Our meetings consist of brainstorming for these programs, and if anyone is interested in getting involved, they can directly contact the chairs through email.


 

Event Planning


Committee Chairs: Mariah Rodgers, Desiree Rivera, Loretta Owens and Chi Osakwe
Meeting time: The Event Planning Committee doesn't hold regular meetings throughout the school year because of the nature of our committee.
Purpose of committee: As a committee, we plan K.I.N.G.S. in the fall and the AAP Gala in the spring. We recruit planning committee volunteers and divvy up the responsibilities for the event among them. Normally, for K.I.N.G.S., we do only recruit our women on campus to help put together this event, but for Gala we recruit any and everyone who wants to volunteer.


 

Gamesday


Committee Chairs: Taryna Alexander, Nicholas Reid and Drew Washington
Meeting time: Tuesdays 8:00pm on the 7th floor of Kimmel
Purpose of committee: Games Day is the time of the week for the AAP family to come together and revisit our childhoods together. Every Thursday at 4:30pm, we come together and play a wide variety of games, ranging from strictly mental to extremely active. It's a great time with great people and great food! What's not to love about that? Gameslife is the committee responsible for planning and successfully executing Games Day each week. If you have fun during Games Day, then you're bound to enjoy Gameslife. If you'd like to get more involved, please reach out to one of our Games Day.


 

Gentlemen of Quality (GQ)


President: Florby DormeJovon Ceneus
Meeting time: Fridays at 6
Purpose of committee: We, the Gentlemen of Quality, are a brotherhood dedicated to the principles of leadership, service, and scholarship. We seek the academic, social, and cultural enhancements of our communities, irrespective of race, color, creed, and religion. We recognize, respect, and affirm the diverse backgrounds that bring us together to positively impact the NYU community. We aspire to set standards that will be built upon by future leaders. Through these principles, we strive to keep inspiring and nurturing a Gentleman's spirit. http://www.gqnyu.com/


 

Public Relations


Committee Chairs: Amani Dow, Benjamin Haye, Florby Dorme, and Eric Dornevil
Meeting time: Bi-weekly on Wednesday’s at 7:30
Purpose of committee: As the Public Relations Committee, we work together to display a positive image for our AAP community. We are the administrators for all social media outlets and the AAP Website. We also create the annual AAP yearbook and event fliers for upcoming AAP programs. If you would like to get involved, we’d love to have you come out and share your ideas! Please contact our committee heads for more information or any suggestions that you may have.


 

Rap Session


Committee Chairs: Arielle Andrews and Chris Heam
Meeting Time: Alternate Fridays
Purpose of committee: To come up with discussion topics for our weekly rap sessions, which are held every Monday from 4:30 to 6 pm Meeting activities: discussing relevant topics and creating agendas for weekly meetings How you can get involved: Contact Ari, Robert, or Sade either through email or in person so that they can add you to the rap session email list.


 

Women of Excellence, Strength and Tenacity (WEST)


President:
Mariah
Meeting time: Alternate Fridays
Purpose of committee: WEST is a women's empowerment organization dedicated to fostering leadership, sisterhood, service and mentorship. Our meetings take place on Fridays at the Kimmel Center for University Life. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more details on when/where our meetings are!