SGA Corner Sept. 20

By The Elm - Sep 29,2016@4:38 pm

By Brooke Schultz
News Editor
New Business
• There was a motion to recognize the American Marketing Association (AMA) as a club. AMA had been a club previously, but was dormant after a lack of interest. Due to the new marketing minor, members looked to have the club reinstated. The club plans to have a “marketing week” in October where they bring in people from Fortune 500 companies to talk with members and the outside community. They also intend to attend an annual conference in New Orleans in the spring where members would work with their advisor on a case study and submit it to a competition. The club currently has 20 members who have paid their $30 campus dues and $47 national dues. Members are also looking at teaming up with local businesses to help put together an audit and help with social media and web presence. The motion to approve AMA as a club was passed.

Senatorial Open Forum
• Senator Melat Kiros spoke about inconsistencies concerning when the executive board was notified of their payroll changes. “Taylor told Senate Aug. 24, but I have memos in my possession that are from the Business Office from Aug. 10 and 15,” she said. She said that the raises agreed upon by the Senate last year were “good practice” but these recent changes were not good practice. “We have a choice in the matter,” she said.

Non-Senatorial Open Forum
Harry Potter Weekend, Oct. 1.
Kappa Sigma Pancake Breakfast, Oct. 1 in Emmanuel Church.
Alpha Omicron Pi’s Queen of the Roses 5K, Oct. 2 at 11 a.m. $8 for students to register now, $10 the day of.
History Society’s first townball game soon.
Download LiveSafe, an app that allows people to ask for aid or report an incident anonymously.
Need more senators and there are two open secretary positions.
Town Council to allow food trucks to run in Chestertown, possibly starting next month.
Mystery Shopper Program – students will be randomly selected to receive a free meal at retail outlets on campus to assess their service. More dining dollars will be added to students’ accounts if selected to participate.

Speakers’ Remarks
• Requested for those present to “get people to be senators.”

Student Government Association meetings are held each Tuesday at 8 p.m. in Goldstein 100. They are open to the general public.

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