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Meeting Minutes - January 4, 2012
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President:  Brandon Hagan, sub for Carol Brown

Old Business
Reading of November 30th minutes:  approved

New Business
MUSC Mobile App review:  You received an email about this over the break.  If you haven’t tried it yet, please do.  This program is going to be implemented as soon as possible.

SGA suggestions for Tobacco-Free Campus activity:  this will be Wednesday, February 29th.  If you have any ideas about activities we can do as a campus for this event, let us know.

Reps (2) to clean up after meeting:  Anaa Lockamy (CHP Rep), Sara Garrett (CGS Rep)

Program Vice President
Erin Pardue

New Business

Friday 1/6 - Oyster Roast @ the Visitor's Center Bus Shed (7-10:30 pm) 
Tickets on sale now - $12 in Student Programs (2 per Student ID) and Horseshoe from 12-1 pm.  Make sure your classes know this event will sell out and there may not be ticket sales at the door.
The worker list is online and there are still a few spots remaining.  Reminder of worker requirements:  3 events per semester, and Alhambra is required.  If you work the event, you don’t have to buy a ticket.

Thursday 1/26 – Improv Comedy Night @ Theatre 99; reception at 7pm, showtime at 8pm. 
Please arrive before showtime as doors will close at 8pm!   One drink ticket and appetizers will be provided, cash bar too. 
TICKETS: $5 for students, $10 for non-students (2 per MUSC ID).  There are only 130 tickets available!

Academic Vice President
:  Brandon Hagan

New Business
Library/Learning Commons Update (Lockers and Carrels):  carrel applications will be accepted until tomorrow (1/5) and you will be notified by 1/12.  Lockers are still available as of today; go to the 4th floor service desk in the library for a locker.  The lockers are first-come first-serve.

University Honor Council Case Notifications
CON had two cases:  one plagiarism (guilty, dismissed from program), second charge was falsifying chart information (guilty; required to retake course, written letters of apology required)
CHP case:  stealing technology (guility, verbal/written reprimand to remain in file until graduation)
Each sanction was handled by the individual colleges’ honor councils.

Compusult Technology Student Discounts:  email from Mary Mauldin will be sent out; this is located downtown and offers great studedent discounts

Noon day-lecture series: Dialogue on Diversity and Health Care Disparities. MUSC Students Commitment to Diverse Healthcare “One Story….Many Voices.”  Let us know if there are any speakers you would like to hear or any topics you are interested in (contact Brandon or Office of Student Diversity).  Students can present at this as well.

:  Kate Hicks

Old Business
Fall Budget Review:  $9500 underbudget due to downsizing events, food/beverage choices, recreation events 
Kevin Smuniewski reviewed budget.

New Business
Spring Budget First Read:  we have added the Running of the Bull 5K to be held in early March (recreation event), intramural soccer has also been added, Oyster Roast will be more expensive because we are using local oysters this year, we have allocation funds rolled over into this semester.  This budget will be emailed to you for review prior to the next meeting.

Spring service schedule

Coupon Book:  we are not planning to sell in the hospital again, especially since we are so close to the holidays.  Bring your book and order forms/money to the next meeting.

Service Committee Meeting

:  Meg Croom

New Business 
Website update; email Meg if information from last semester is not correct

Thursday 3/1- Clarion Competition at Storm Eye Institute.  Need two reps to help set up and two for clean up.

:  Kevin Smuniewski

College and Organizational Reports

MUSC Gives Back:  Liz Sheridan
Tuesday, January 17th:  spread the word about the MLK Day of Service!  SGA will be sponsoring the Healthy Snack Shack, but other organizations can participate as well to teach children and young adults about health.  This will be at the city gym off of Hagood.  This is an annual event which has gotten larger in the past couple of years.  Sign up with SignUp Genius with MUSC Gives Back or with SGA.  Boxed lunches will be provided.

Student Programs:  Dr. Willette Burnham

University Wide Committees


Graduate Studies

Health Professions

International Student Association


Multicultural Student Advisory Board