SC

SGA Minutes

SGA Meeting Minutes 10-11-2016

SGA Meeting Minutes 

For October 11, 2016 

Call to Order: 

The meeting was called to order by Vice President Jones at 8:06 PM 

Invocation: Given by Student Conduct Advisor Jordan. 

Roll Call: 

There were (5) executives present and (9) Senators and (12/17) Organizations. 

Approval of Minutes: 

A motion was made by Treasurer Jewett to pass the minutes as unread. Motion passed without debate. 

Officer Reports: 

President – Student Concerns Board of Trustees- Justin Williams gave a presentation about international students on campus. Alyson Moon was the faculty rep and she talked about the problems with the Wi-Fi. The institute for Discipleship got a $500,000 grant from the lily foundation. This grant is used for a project called the Summit and a masters in specialized ministry with an influence in youth ministry. At Summit, current students will help mentor high school students that come on campus for a week that believe they are called to ministry. Application to be a mentor is due before Christmas break. 

Vice President – Academic Affairs Board of Trustees- Wi-Fi is going to be improved. 10 routers are being added all around campus. They are adding one in all the major hotspots on campus. 

Secretary – Academic Affairs Board of Trustees- 100% of students that committed to southwestern came versus a normal 70% rate. Wanting to raise the retention rate 2%. 

Open Period/Announcements: 

Laser Tag in Christy 

 7-10 volunteer for shifts 

 Can play during shifts you aren’t working 

 

Enactus Fundraiser 

 Raising money for a campus in Florida that was damaged during the hurricane. 

 Any donation counts 

 They are selling t-shirts for probably $15. 

 

Volleyball 

 Plays Saint Mary’s on Saturday 

 

Pre-Health Professionals 

 Go get your flu shot 10:00-2:00 bring insurance card and it is free. 

 If you don’t have insurance it will cost $25. 

 

SGA Open Floor 

 Voting- 216 people voted for finals for Queen and King 

 Campaigning may not be allowed within a certain area of voting—looking into it for homecoming vs senate elections 

o Option to implement new law 

 Homecoming Packets 

o Asked to be given out a little earlier, possibly 2 weeks ahead of time. 

 Sorority and Fraternity 

o Rumors of students trying to start these organizations on campus. 

 

T-shirt Design 

 Thanks Craig Lantz! 

 Light heather grey 

 Motion passed to approve shirt design 

 

Organizations Announcements 

 9-lives show October 22nd at 9:00 

 InterACT- October 21st bonfire with scary stories at 7:00 

 Ed Builders- Trunk or Treat, October 30th is open to all the community at Key Hole Drive 

 SC Republicans- Tuesday October 25th at 12:00 pm Senator Pompeo will be here. Business professors are offering extra credit. 

 Preforming Arts Department Haunted House at the Marquee- October 21st and 22nd 7-midnight both days 

 

Event Approval form reminder from Anjaih 

 Need to get forms completed when hosting a campus event. 

 Asked to be completed 2 weeks before event. 

 

Next Meeting October 25th at 8:00 

Adjournment: 

On a motion by Secretary Caro to adjourn the meeting at 8:33 PM, the senate voted and the motion passed. 

Build a life

Build a life

Students are what make Student Life happen!

From carnivals to concerts, from Sutton Center to Campus Life, the Office of Student Affairs is available for you, the student.

learn more about student life