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Roll Call: Words from the SGA Senate 10/5/11

The Senators are very proud of the work they accomplished and the energy level during the annual retreat last weekend. “I think I speak for all seniors when I say thank you for making our last one so memorable,” Nicole Levy, President of SGA said.

This past Sunday, SGA hosted the annual Fall Leadership Conference for all the clubs and organizations.

SGA is also playing a more active role in the conference and conducting two workshops: Understanding SEF and Budgets, and a member retention workshop titled Retention Reinvention.

PRSSA was approved by the Senate for special event funding to attend a national conference in Orlando in order to gain more experience and knowledge to better the organization at the University.

The Senate has preapproved the Anime Club and the International Business Club who are currently working on their constitutions.

The Baseball Club (Club Sport) will be coming up soon, and there are Wrestling and Women’s Lacrosse Clubs in the works. The Criminal Justice and Pre-Law Clubs are also working to be reinstated.

Attorney General, Bryan Larco is working on side projects, such as a student discount card that can be used at local vendors for different days of the week, such as 30 percent off at Surf Taco on Mondays.

October 11 is National Coming Out Day which will feature a panel of educators, politicians, and lawyers who talk about coming out and the experience of working in diverse organizations which can also act as a networking opportunity.

Committee chair of the Big Event, Becca Baier will be tabling to help spread the word on campus.

All clubs and organizations/sports teams will receive personal invitations to sign up. One of our worksites, Move for Hunger, is asking for every volunteer to bring a canned food item to the Big Event to help their efforts.

Sam Schaffer, committee chair for Homecoming Weekend is working on acquiring blue and white mardi gras, pirate themed bandanas, and stress relief footballs. The t-shirt design is being worked on as well.