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Meeting Minutes - April 7, 2010
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President:  Sheldon Bates

Old Business

Reading of March 17th minutes:  Approved

Attendance sheet for final meeting:  Please email Nadia by April 14th if you aren’t coming because we will still have to pay for you.  This will be at Rue de Jean at 6 pm.  Drinks will be on your own, but dinner will be paid by SGA.

Congratulations – Elections.  Tyler Pierce as the new president, Meg Croom and John Brandt were re-elected, Erin Pardue will be Programs VP, and Carol Brown will be Academic VP.

Smoking Signatures:  I’ve received one sheet of signatures.  Please pass them to me.

Parking Registration – Parking spaces available now directly from Parking Management, President Street Garage:  go straight to Parking Management about remaining spaces

Parking 2 weekends or 1?  Tyler and I want to have the students who have been here longer set apart so they have their choice of spots with the two weekends.

Vote:  Majority in favor of the condensed system, so we’ll put this recommendation in.

New Business

SGA Evaluations:  We do this every year to improve SGA.  Fill these out and return to Student Programs or tonight.

Flag Bearers for graduation – CHP: 

Representatives needed for possible Sustainability Committee:  This may not be formed.  Anyone interested in recycling?  Katherine Shugart (COP Rep), Collins Daye (CON Rep).  This will be for next year.

Representatives needed for Orientation Committee:  There is a disjointed sessions with orientation, so we are revamping this system and they need students on this committee to help.  Travis Ayers (COM Rep), Carol Brown (COP Rep).  Meeting Monday, April 12 in the Exec Conference Room.  Tyler and I are going, so we can fill you in if you can’t go.

Reps (2) to clean up after meeting:  Sheldon,  John Wagner (CHP Rep)

Program Vice President:  Andrea Boan

New Business

MUSC Student, Staff & Faculty Art/Photo Exhibit

Alhambra – April 10, 2010
Tickets $10/$12 in advance in the horseshoe.  Get your tshirt before you leave and wear it on Saturday, especially the Programs Committeee.

Academic Vice President:  Tyler Pierce

I am looking forward to working with you again next year.  We welcome new students, but continuity is big also.  I have big shoes to fill, but I’m confident I can do it.

Treasurer:  John Brandt

Old Business

Expense Reports

Recap Recent Service Event and Service Evaluation Forms for:

New Business

Upcoming Service Events:

Relay for Life: Friday, April 9 from 5pm-10pm (LAST SERVICE EVENT):  Stoney Field.  We have 8-10 people on the team.

Service Requirement Amendment:   read by title only for the first read
5 minute question & answer

Second read by title only.  5 minute debate period.

Secretary:  Meg Croom

Rep Requirements:  I passed around an updated sheet with all working requirements and service requirements.  This is the same as what is on the SGA site, but please see me after the meeting or send me an email if something isn’t correct.  There are some of you that haven’t done your service event yet this semester, so just remember that Relay is Friday.


Summer 5-on-5 Basketball:  Captains Meeting in May, season June-July.  Games on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

Bracket Results:  Journey Henderson (CON Rep) won the bracket and you will get a gift certificate.

College and Organizational Reports

MUSC Gives Back:  Liz Sheridan
Student Leadership Banquet – April 14th 6:00pm at Marriott on Lockwood.  Please reply by Friday so we can turn in the catering order.  You will receive a complimentary drink ticket and dinner will begin at 6:30.  Business attire, no guests.  The evening will be over by 8:30.  We will hear about Student Leadership nominations and other awards.

Student Programs

University Wide Committees:  Carol Brown:  for the Learning Commons Advisory Board:  Let your classes know the books and journals are moving.  We are collaborating with Clemson’s architecture program to redesign the library, which should be done by the next fall or spring.  The laptop service will be available and there will be new furniture.  We are researching food vendors for the 1st floor of the library.  There are also 4 Learning Commons support people who are there several days a week that can help you with tech support and printing from laptops.


Graduate Studies

Health Professions:  Jay as new CHP SGA president.

International Student Association:  Telma de Palma:  next Thursday the 15th from 11:30-1:30 international bazaar in horsehoe with food, crafts, dancing, martial arts.  This is also on the Broadcast.


Multicultural Student Advisory Board


Pharmacy:  Mackie King:  Jessica Ho will be a new rep next year.  New president and Tres will no longer be a rep.