Samantha Ewing ‘23 (she/her), Staff Writer 

Agenda

  1. Call to Order (4:30)………………………………………………….…………………Zhou
  2. Pass Last Week’s Minutes (4:32)…………………………………………………..Senate
  3. ATC Mid-Year Request (4:33)…………………………….…………………………..Polin
  4. Gallery Response (4:40)……………………………………………………….…..…Senate
  5. Old Business (4:50)…………………………………………………………..…………Senate
    1. SGA Projects
  6. New Business (5:10)………………………………………………………..…………..Weary
    1. “Racism is a Public Health Crisis” Program
  7. Announcements and Adjourn (5:30)……………………………………………………………………………………Senate

Takeaways

  • SGA Vice President Oğuzhan Colkesen ’22 was introduced and sworn in.
  • Elliott Polin ’22 gave a presentation about the mid-year budget request from the Pre-nursing society. SGA members voted to suspend the rules and then voted in favor of approving the budget. 
  • Nasir Jean-Paul ’24 announced that Posse is working to increase diversity both among the students and the faculty. The organization is preparing a presentation of class demographics to present to admissions before the class of 2026 admissions decisions.
  • Yunah Han ’22 announced that PASA is collaborating with other organizations on campus such as KSA, CCC, and SASA to prepare a statement in response to hate crimes against the AAPI community. Dean McCrae sent an email with resources to the presidents of these organizations.
  • John Billups ’22 mentioned an idea to reemphasize resources for mental health as the school year progresses. Jess Villiger ’22 will be posting them on the SGA Instagram. 
  • SGA members reviewed projects from last term and discussed which ones to keep for the new term. 
  • Health advisors reached out to Quincy Weary ’23 to inquire about an SGA co-sponsorship for a lecture series on racism as a public health crisis. Bri Foster ’22 attended the meeting to talk about the lecture series and answer questions about the potential partnership.