Posts Tagged ‘SJU Senate’

Senates discuss possibility of introducing a new media app called “The Buzz”

Friday, October 9th, 2015

The St. Ben’s and St. John’s Senates met on Wednesday Oct. 7th at a joint council meeting. A collaboration of organizations, including the St. Joseph Community Kitchen, the Sustainability Alliance, the Common Grounds Garden and others, were represented, asking for $100 from each senate to support their Food Day event: a campus “Iron Chef” competition. […]

Changes for St. John’s Housing and Residential Life

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

The St. John’s Senate meeting began with big news from Housing and Residential Life. Dan McAvey is the Director of Residential life. He says that the department has big plans in store for students: seven years from now. The plan proposal includes a timeline to tear down Tommy Hall and add two new residential halls. […]

SJS hears a variety of student concerns

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Senior Nathan Johnson voiced his concerns about the sale of bottled water on the Saint John’s campus at Monday’s Senate meeting. Johnson says the senate should push for a University ban on water bottles. Following the address, sophomore Abdirizak Jama said dining services should serve Halal meet for the small Muslim community on the campuses. […]

APAP, SAAC allocations debated

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

The Oct. 18 meeting of the SJS featured a special discussion from Executive Director of Fine Arts Programming Brian Jose in addition to presentations from Square One, an on-campus non-profit organization, and the Student Athletic Advisory Committee. Jose presented upcoming artists that will perform on campus and encouraged senators to support an allocation that would […]

Joint Senates fund fan bus

Monday, November 18th, 2013

The Nov. 11 meeting of the St. John’s Senate was a joint session with the St. Ben’s Senate–held at SJU–to discuss matters of business facing both groups, such as the funding of a student to attend a January conference on behalf of the Fine Arts program. Other key business of the evening included the allocation […]

JEC gives presentation to Senate

Monday, November 11th, 2013

The Nov. 4 meeting of the St. John’s Senate met with an agenda containing no new business, and heard a presentation by the Joint Events Council on their semester efforts and a review of last year’s events. JEC Co-Chairs and seniors Andy Spear and Ally Bauer gave the presentation. The JEC presented attendance numbers for […]

Senates discuss First Year Mentors program

Monday, November 4th, 2013

The Oct. 28 meeting of the St. John’s Senate featured an update from Enterprise CarShare, a motion to resolve to honor Justin Lothert and a student presentation by the First-Year Mentors Program. Enterprise CarShare representatives John Kurth and Connor Lantz reviewed the revenue and membership numbers from August to September. In August 2013, CarShare made […]

Goals, liason officer as SJS

Monday, October 28th, 2013

The Oct. 21 meeting of the St. John’s Senate was a brief meeting due to no new business or presentations, and focused on SJS business and goals for the next portion of the semester. “I presented goals to the student development directors on tuesday and they were happy to receive updates on this year’s goals,” […]

SJS funds PRiSM, Mentors

Monday, October 28th, 2013

The Oct. 14 meeting of the St. John’s Senate featured a speaking term by SJU Assistant Dean of Students Mattie Hawley on party registration changes, a brief conversation with Deputy Brian Tyson from the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office and student presentations by the First-Year Mentor Program, PRiSM, and the McNeely Center. Hawley spoke on administrative […]

Woodard, allocations as SJS

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

The Sept. 30 meeting of the St. John’s Senate featured an address by the new director of the Intercultural and International Student Services Office and Director of Student Human Rights, Brandyn Woodard, as well as presentations from and allocations to the OLC, Bonner Leader Program and SJU Basketball Team. Woodard presented his goals for the […]

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