default article image

Roll Call: Words from the SGA Senate 11/9/11

Last week SGA President, Nicole Levy attended the Board of Trustees meeting. The process of building a new residence hall offering 200 beds to freshmen was voted on. The hall will allow the University to guarantee housing to all freshmen students. It will be constructed in the Cedar Hall parking lot currently used for the library and commuters.

Vice President Nagy is still working on the Aramark issues.

Homecoming Chair, Samantha Schaffer said that the Senate is currently brainstorming ideas concerning what to do with extra Homecoming novelties.

“I appreciate the sense of humor and grace you all brought on Homecoming day despite the unfortunate weather,” Nagy said.

The annual auction will be team party themed and will be held in the Blue and White Club on Friday, March 30.

Campus and Safety Committee Kathy Maloney, the Director of the Health Services, will be invited to come up sometime in the next few weeks.

Students are reminded to take the survey from the Health Center that was recently emailed.

Stefania Flecca and Academics Chair, Soraya Quezada met with Dr. Sarsar last week and discussed how the University is globally promoting and recruiting international students.

More information will be available soon.

The Spirit Initiatives Committee is working on various events for the upcoming basketball season. Vice President Nagy had a meeting with the Senate last week in which new spirit initiatives were discussed.

The intent is to make each home game themed, such as “Fiesta” themed featuring food sponsors. Students will win prizes based on how creatively they are dressed.

SGA will be hosting Basketball Eve before the first men’s home game, and will be giving out a spirit package with a shirt and novelties. The pep band and cheerleaders will be helping too.

FreshStart Committee In regards to the Holiday Bazaar, eight vendors have signed up so far, but the Senate is still contacting others.

The Giving Tree The Senate is still getting in touch with more families to add to the tree. The ornaments are done and the Senate will start tabling and setting up the tents soon.

Congratulations to Becca Baier for winning Senator of the Month.

There is a new recycling fundraiser currently taking place. Students are welcome to drop off old electronics to the Energy Service Corps office right next to SGA’s office.

 Relay for Life Blitz Week in preparation for Relay for Life is being planned.