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SGA's 10th Biweekly Briefing

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  • THE STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION

    GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

    350 Ferst Dr NW Atlanta, GA 30318

    (404) 894-2814

  • February 15, 2010 GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

    Student Government Association Communications Board

    BI-WEEKLY NEWSLETTER BY Vice President of Communications, Brooke McDaniel

    Fellow Yellow Jackets, This week is already off to a good start with great weather, Valentines Day and a ton going on at Tech. The ACC Womens Swimming Competition is on campus starting on Wednesday, Baseball season kicks off on Friday with a home game against Kent State, and the Fall Football Schedule was announced on Monday (http://ramblinwreck.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/sched/geot-m-footbl-sched.html). The ACC Leadership Conference will be on campus all weekend, so we hope youll join us in welcoming student leaders from other schools to Atlanta by showing them all we have to offer at Tech. Student Government is hard at work on ways to improve your experience on campus. Please see below for some of the things we are working on: Apply to Serve as a Student Government Representative

    The Georgia Tech Student Government Association Is currently accepting applications for the following positions in the Undergraduate House of Representatives: College of Computing Representative School of Chemistry and Biochemistry Representative School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Representative School of Industrial Design Representative SGA representatives play a role in allocating the nearly $5 million Student Activity Fee budget and also serve as advocates for the students within their school or program on a variety of campus issues. Meetings of the Undergraduate House are held weekly on Tuesdays at 7:30 PM. Students selected for these positions will serve for the remainder of the spring semester. If you are interested in applying for the position, please visit http://www.sga.gatech.edu/undergraduate/legislative/get-involved. More information on SGA and on the role of the Undergraduate House of Representatives can also be found on our website, http://sga.gatech.edu/undergraduate. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, so I hope that you will apply for this position soon. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email Executive Vice President Brenda Morales at [email protected]

  • Bridging the Gap The focus of SGA this year is to ensure that we serve as the voice for the entire student body. The Public Relations committee will be meeting with the presidents of clubs and organizations on campus to strengthen the ties between SGA and students. Its your voice, and we are here to listen! If your organization is interested in being involved, contact Colleen Crouch at [email protected] Campus Portal Survey Ryan Sloan, Information Technology Chair for your Student Government Association, is conducting a survey about improvements and changes that can be made to BuzzPort. We want to do everything we can to shape it into a service that meets student needs in a complete, effective manner. In order to do this, we need to gauge how students feel about a number of features and functions. Please complete the following survey to voice your opinions about what the portal should include to best serve the needs of students. https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dGhyaDM4eFROZ3NXZHFRSGZESHVBSkE6MQ&ifq If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact Ryan via email ([email protected]) or phone (270-210-6155) GT Night at Woodruff: THIS THURSDAY!

    Students can enjoy Georgia Tech student work on display in the Galleria, free admission and extended hours at the High Museum of Art, tickets to either the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra concert or the Alliance Theatre production, and free snacks and refreshments. Come out and enjoy all that The Woodruff has to offer! Buses will be transporting students from the Student Center to the Woodruff Arts Center from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm. A final pickup will be available at 10:00 pm for students who stay for the ASO or Alliance Theater production. To join the Facebook page, please visit: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=132265200171954 Technology White Paper The Technology White Paper will be presented tonight to the House of Representatives by Institute Wide Committees Chair, John Semmens. As always, UHR meetings are open to the public. If you have any input or would like to see what is being suggested to the administration in this paper, please plan on attending the meeting tonight at 7:30 in Flag 117.

  • Student Government is here to serve you, so please know that we are always willing to hear from you. Please feel free to contact me at any time with concerns or questions that you may have, or if youre interested in getting involved in what were doing!

    Best wishes,

    Brooke McDaniel [email protected] Vice President of Communications Student Government Association