Student Senate

Meeting #1

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. | John E. Reeves Great Hall

AGENDA

  • Call to Order
  • Approval of Minutes (from Meeting #10)
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Board Introductions
  • Finance Report
  •             Student Activity Balance: $586,084.67
  • Old Business
  • Ongoing Activities/Unfinished Business
  • New Business
  • Committees
  • FITSGA Internal Committees

 

FIT Faculty Senate Committee

      • FITSGA Position Vacancies
      • FIT Club and Organization Training
      • Marty & Marissa
  • President’s Corner
    • Update on Laugh FIT
    • Springfest Concert 2018 Budget Request
    • Presidents Council
  • Reminders and Important Dates
    • 08/29 – 09/16 | Weeks of Welcome
    • 09/06 | Breakfast for Dinner | Dining Hall
    • 09/09 | FIT Club and Organization Training | 9-5 p.m. | Reeves Great Hall
    • 09/12 | Student Senate| 1-2 p.m. | Reeves Great Hall
    • 09/14 | Club Fair | 12-2 p.m. | Reeves Great Hall
    • 10/16 | Laugh FIT
    • 10/17 | FIT’s Night Out
  • Announcements
  • Adjournment

 

 

Student Senate

Meeting #2

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. | John E. Reeves Great Hall

AGENDA

  • Call to Order
  • Approval of Minutes (from Meeting #1)
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Juhi Bhatt
  • Finance Report
  • Student Activity Balance: $265,539.58
  • Old Business
    • Club & Org Training
  • Ongoing Activities/Unfinished Business
    • Committees
      • SGA
      • Faculty Senate
    • SGA Vacant Positions
  • New Business
  • President’s Corner
    • Revote on Laugh FIT & Concert budgets
    • Presidents Council
  • Reminders and Important Dates
    • 08/29 – 09/16 | Weeks of Welcome
    • 09/14 | Club Fair | 12-2 p.m. | Reeves Great Hall
    • 10/07 | Open House
    • 10/16 | Laugh FIT
    • 10/17 | FIT’s Night Out
    • 10/21 | Alumni and Family Weekend
    • 10/27-10/29 | Leadership Weekend
  • Announcements
    • UN Conference
    • FIT Competing in NatGeo Contest
  • Adjournment

Student Senate

Meeting #3

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. | Katie Murphy

AGENDA

  • Call to Order (1:10)

  • Approval of Minutes (from Meeting #2)

  • Approval of Agenda

  • Finance Report
  • Student Activity Balance: $209,993.08**

    • Finance Workshops

  • Old Business

    • Club Fair

  • Ongoing Activities/Unfinished Business

  • New Business

    • Relief Efforts
      • Mexico City
      • Puerto Rico
      • Las Vegas
    • Hypnotist this Thursday, October 5th at 7:30pm at Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
    • Nightmare on 27th Street on Thursday, October 26th 8pm-10pm in the Great Hall

  • President’s Corner

    • FIT Night Live Update
    • Concert, moves being made, stay tuned

  • Reminders and Important Dates

    • 10/07 | Open House
    • 10/16 | Laugh FIT
    • 10/17 | FIT Night Live
    • 10/21 | Alumni and Family Weekend
    • 10/27-10/29 | Leadership Weekend
    • 12/6 | Breakfast for Dinner
    • 12/14 | Appreciation Lunch

  • Announcements
  • Adjournment

 

 

Student Senate

Meeting #4

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. | Katie Murphy

AGENDA

  • Call to Order

  • Approval of Minutes (from Meeting #3)

  • Approval of Agenda

  • Finance Report
  • Student Activity Balance: $184,211.58

    • Defunct Clubs
    • Finance Workshops

  • Old Business

    • Commuter Week
    • NACA
      • What we learned from the conference
    • SUNY SA
      • What we learned from the business meeting and workshops

  • Ongoing Activities/Unfinished Business

  • New Business

    • Voting on New Clubs!

  • President’s Corner

    • Presidential Summit for Fall 2017
    • Concert Genre Results and updates
    • Diversity training for professors
      • Google form
    • 7th Floor Cosmetic Upgrades in the midst

  • Reminders and Important Dates

    • 11/13-17 | Wellness Week
    • 12/4-8 | Stress Relief Week
    • 12/6 | Breakfast for Dinner
    • 12/8 | Last Date For Programs & Club Meetings

  • Announcements
  • Adjournment

 

 

Student Senate

Meeting #1

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. | John E. Reeves Great Hall

MINUTES

  • Call to Order (1:10pm)
    • Seconded:  SGA, Ryan
  • Approval of Minutes (from Meeting #10)
    • Approved: LGBTQ, Rihanna
    • Seconded:Menswear, Matthew
  • Approval of Agenda
    • Approved:Jewish Life, Ariella
    • Seconded:DECA, Taylor
  • Board Introductions
  • Finance Report
  • Student Activity Balance: $586,084.67
  • Old Business
  • Ongoing Activities/Unfinished Business
  • New Business
  • Committees
  • FITSGA Internal Committees
          1. LAUGH FIT
          2. FNO
          3. WELLNESS WEEK
          4. DRAG PAGEANT
          5. SEMI-FORMAL
          6. SPRING FEST CONCERT
          7. ELECTIONS
          8. INAUGURAL
        • FIT Faculty Senate Committee
          1. ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT
          2. ADMISSIONS & REGISTRATION
          3. COMMITTEE ON ACADEMIC STANDARDS
          4. SUSTAINABILITY
          5. CONTINUING & PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
          6. COLLEGE LIFE CURRICULUM
          7. INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY
          8. LIBRARY
          9. STUDENT AFFAIRS
      • FITSGA Position Vacancies
        • Coordinator of Alumni Engagement
        • Coordinator of Athletics & Wellness
      • FIT Club and Organization Training  
        • Marty & Marissa
        • FIT44: September 9th at the Great Hall @ 9am-5pm
        • Club Fair: September 14th at the Breezeway @12pm-2pm
  • President’s Corner
    • Update on Laugh FIT
      • 38 club votes
      • To pass 75k budget: 18 votes-not passed (without SGA votes)
    • Springfest Concert 2018 Budget Request
      • To pass additional 75k to make it 225k: 35 votes-passed
    • Presidents Council
      • Presidents Summit
  • Reminders and Important Dates
    • 08/29 – 09/16 | Weeks of Welcome
    • 09/06 | Breakfast for Dinner | Dining Hall
    • 09/09 | FIT Club and Organization Training | 9-5 p.m. | Reeves Great Hall
    • 09/12 | Student Senate| 1-2 p.m. | Reeves Great Hall
    • 09/14 | Club Fair | 12-2 p.m. | Reeves Great Hall
    • 10/16 | Laugh FIT
    • 10/17 | FIT’s Night Out
  • Announcements
  • LGBTQ Expo this Saturday (check facebook for more info)
  • Adjournment (1:56pm)

 

Student Senate

Meeting #2

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. | John E. Reeves Great Hall

MINUTES

  • Call to Order (1:10)
    • Molly SGA
    • Jasmine from Anime & Sci fi club
  • Approval of Minutes (from Meeting #1)
    • Claire from SGA
    • Matthew from Menswear
  • Approval of Agenda
    • Crystal from SGA
  • Juhi Bhatt
    • Joint Info Session in September (paid positions around campus)
    • Take Back the Night, decorate a shirt! On Oct 10, 11th
    • New Workshop- Escalation Workshop, talks about domestic violence on Wed Oct 11th
    • Purple Talk- gender roles, domestic violence
    • Domestic Violence Community Fair on Thursday in the Breezeway where Pledge Purple will be held on Oct 12th
  • Finance Report
  • Student Activity Balance: $265,539.58
  • Old Business
    • Club & Org Training
  • Ongoing Activities/Unfinished Business
    • Committees
      • SGA
        1. Laugh FIT
        2. FNO
        3. Wellness Week
        4. Drag Pageant
        5. Semi Formal
        6. Concert
        7. Elections
        8. Inaugural
      • Faculty Senate
        1. College Wide Cirriculum
        2. Library
        3. Academic Assessment
        4. Instructional Technology
        5. Admissions & registration
        6. Continuing & professional studies
    • SGA Vacant Positions
      • Coordinator of Athletics & Wellness
      • Coordinator of Alumni Engagement
  • New Business
  • President’s Corner
    • Revote on Laugh FIT & Concert budgets
      • 50k extra for Laugh FIT- 17 votes- not passed
      • 50k extra for Spring Concert- 45 votes- passed
    • Presidents Council
      • Meetings of the club presidents, email Sonne by this Friday!
  • Reminders and Important Dates
    • 08/29 – 09/16 | Weeks of Welcome
    • 09/14 | Club Fair | 12-2 p.m. | Reeves Great Hall
    • 10/07 | Open House
    • 10/16 | Laugh FIT
    • 10/17 | FIT’s Night Out
    • 10/21 | Alumni and Family Weekend
    • 10/27-10/29 | Leadership Weekend
  • Announcements
    • UN Conference
    • FIT Competing in NatGeo Contest
    • Commuter Week
      • A week to show appreciation for commuter students but residents are welcome
      • Contact Robert Allen by email or phone to help out
  • International Day of Peace this friday talks about sustainability goals and international affairs- 15 seats available- free to participate in-contact Ishani Shah by email or phone if interested
  • Club Fair from 12pm-2pm in the Breezeway
  • Adjournment
    • Matthew from Menswear
    • Molly from SGA

Student Senate

Meeting #3

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. | Katie Murphy

MINUTES

  • Call to Order (1:10)

    • Ryan from SGA

  • Approval of Minutes (from Meeting #2)

    • Emily from BRAG
    • Merchandising Society

  • Approval of Agenda

    • Daniella from Christian Fellowship
    • Sam from NRF

  • Finance Report
  • Student Activity Balance: $205,828.08**

      • $59,711.50 spent since last Student Senate
    • Finance Workshops- How to Manage your Club Account
      • Tuesday Oct 17th, 1-2pm A721
    • Google Spreadsheet available to check club balances

  • Old Business

    • Club Fair

  • Ongoing Activities/Unfinished Business

    • Vacant SGA Position- Coordinator of Athletics & Wellness
      • Forms due this Friday, Oct 6th

  • New Business

    • David Lawton-International Student Services: Festival of Diversity; If there are any students who play instruments, sing traditional cultural songs, there will be a catwalk event displaying the talent. Visit B103 (International Student Services) or email David at david_lawton@fitnyc.edu if interested.
    • Ishani Shah- Director of Sustainability: UN Trip was a conference featuring a range of speakers and a chance to learn about international affairs; Sustainability Awareness Week, events happening all week long found on flyers
    • Sarah Vizzini: New Coordinator of Alumni Engagement
    • Relief Efforts: taking donations 9am-8pm to Student Life and will be continued until the end of next week (Oct 13th). Candle Night Vigil on Oct 5th at 5:30pm in the Breezeway.
      • Mexico City
      • Puerto Rico
      • Las Vegas
    • Hypnotist this Thursday, October 5th at 7:30pm at Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
    • Nightmare on 27th Street on Thursday, October 26th 8pm-10pm in the Great Hall

  • President’s Corner

    • FIT Night Live Update
      • Oct 16th in the Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
      • Doors open around 7pm beginning with FREE FOOD
    • Concert, moves being made, stay tuned
      • Date Secured but announcement TBD, contracts in progress

  • Reminders and Important Dates

    • 10/07 | Open House
    • 10/16 | Laugh FIT
    • 10/17 | FIT Night Live
    • 10/21 | Alumni and Family Weekend
    • 10/27-10/29 | Leadership Weekend
    • 12/6 | Breakfast for Dinner
    • 12/14 | Appreciation Lunch

  • Announcements

    • Christian Fellowship: event tomorrow from 7pm-8pm
    • Merchandising Club: Bake Sale in Dubinsky Center lobby
    • Fashion Art and Design Club- Magazine Sale on Oct 12th and 26th
    • Cheerleading Club: Tryouts this thursday from 7-8pm in the main gym
    • Production Management: Fabric Sale oct 10th in Dubinsky Lobby
    • Gospel choir selling merch for breast cancer awareness at the farmers market this Thursday
    • Molly Salley (Coordinator of Day Events): Oct 24th Raise Mental Health Awareness Glitter event
    • ASN:Fundraising event selling bubble tea and face masks this thursday
    • Sonne Bajwa (President): “so-called” Hypnotist this Thursday, October 5th at 7:30pm at Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
    • LGBTQ: Annual Coming Out Day October 11th
    • FIT Night Out Oct 17th in the Breezeway
    • Nightmare on 27th on Oct 26th in the Great Hall
    • Alumni & Family Weekend Oct 21st
    • Commuter Week Oct 30th-Nov 3rd

  • Adjournment (1:37)

    • Candace from Gospel Choir