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 

ï‚· 7-10 volunteer for shifts 

ï‚· Can play during shifts you aren’t working 


Enactus Fundraiser 

ï‚· Raising money for a campus in Florida that was damaged during the hurricane. 

ï‚· Any donation counts 

ï‚· They are selling t-shirts for probably $15. 



ï‚· Plays Saint Mary’s on Saturday 


Pre-Health Professionals 

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

ï‚· If you don’t have insurance it will cost $25. 


SGA Open Floor 

ï‚· Voting- 216 people voted for finals for Queen and King 

ï‚· 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 

ï‚· Homecoming Packets 

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

ï‚· Sorority and Fraternity 

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


T-shirt Design 

ï‚· Thanks Craig Lantz! 

ï‚· Light heather grey 

ï‚· Motion passed to approve shirt design 


Organizations Announcements 

ï‚· 9-lives show October 22nd at 9:00 

ï‚· InterACT- October 21st bonfire with scary stories at 7:00 

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

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

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


Event Approval form reminder from Anjaih 

ï‚· Need to get forms completed when hosting a campus event. 

ï‚· Asked to be completed 2 weeks before event. 


Next Meeting October 25th at 8:00 


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

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