November 6-12, 2011
I. The President would like to thank all Student Government members for attending the dinner with Chancellor Person, Dr. Sekelsky, and Dr. Young. “The University Affairs Committee has done an excellent job in making all dinner arrangements”.
II. The President hopes that members of Student Government have had a great opportunity to get to know our executive officers a bit more. “It crucial that we get to know them because we will have to work with them throughout the year. It is in our best interest to find out how to approach them from the best angle”.
III. President Andrez also wants to thank the University Relations Committee for putting together the “State of the Students Address”. The event went well and attendance was also high. “I want to advice you all that the university administration has shown that they have respect for us. Many executive officers, deans, faculty, and other staff members were present at the ‘State of the Students Address’. It is crucial that we keep following our commitments. Many people gave complements about how good of a job we have done. I feel extremely proud of all members on Student Government. We were able to show great progress on our projects, and also we showed that we have tangible and reasonable goals in mind”.
IV. A meeting has been scheduled with Mr.Tim Barden from facilities on November 22, 2011 for President Andrez to tour on our campus energy plant.
V. The Vice-President would like to thank all of Student Government for attending the Chancellor Dinner and the University Affairs committee for doing a great job planning, hosting, and making it happen.
VI. I would like to thank all of the Senators, Executive Board members for a job well done so far, and to continue that as we move forward.
VII. The water bottle fillers are a huge success and would urge the Senate to push forward with more being installed on campus from additional funding from SG. That being said, it will be under new business. On that note, John from Dining Services has agreed on cutting his SmartWater brand line in an effort to move away from plastic water bottles.
VIII. As my time draws near, I would like to create and chair a search committee for the Vice-President position, and this committee would give a recommendation to the President, Senate, and Executive Board in regards to who the next Vice-President will be.
IX. Still waiting on Dr. Freedman from the faculty council in regards to presenting the course evaluation presentation to them.
X. Working on November newsletter, if you have any content let me know so that I can put it on there.
XI. Will be presenting the amendments to the Unified Student Code and will urge that Senate vote on it next week.
XII. Seeking cell phone chargers for the phone charging station, this way we don’t have to buy any.
XIII. Got in contact with the MTA in regards of the Bus dimensions for University Relations, they are working on the design as we speak.
XIV. Will be working with Jessie on the Holiday Food Drive, so that we can be the top producing school.
I. Fanimania, allocated for $85.
II. Chinese Student Association, allocated $550.
III. Philanthropy, postponed
IV. Stage Combat, postponed
Government and Legal Affairs
Student Organization and Partnership Board
I. The State of the Student Address was very successful, thanks to those who helped plan it with everyone’s support.
I. Technology is working on updating and integrating the form assembly forms into the SG main web site. Further, senator Kristal is working on getting bios and pictures compiled for the site as well. Let him know if you have any more questions.
XV. The University Affairs Committee would like to thank everyone for coming to the Chancellor Dinner.
XVI. The University Affairs Committee will continue to work on the Texting program throughout the week.
XVII. The University Affairs Committee will be updating the social media pages and come up with a schedule to do so.
I. The Holiday Food Drive kickoff is next Friday the 18th, 5:30AM at the Kettering Campus (ABC12)
II. Good job with the State of the Student Address. Jessie appreciates all of your efforts.
III. Pay-board should be conducted ASAP to ensure everyone receives a check for their service before 12/24/11.