ASC Minutes: 11-28-2011
ASC CENTRAL COMMITTEE MEETING
November 28, 2011
13.1 Holiday Highlights/Best Thanksgiving Story
13.2 PRAYER: Josh
13.3 CALL TO ORDER: 3:23
13.4 ROLL CALL:
· All are present
13.5 International Center Funding
· Request: $5,761.44 for landscaping for the front entrance of the International Center/Cultural House, as well as fencing and minor landscaping touches such as lighting and benches for the back garden area of the facility.
· Lauren: Should these funds come from Student Project Fund?
· Emily: This request could be re-submitted next semester as a Student Project Fund proposal
· Kevin: We are trying to be fiscally responsible and this is a lot of student money for a place that already looks very nice.
· Call to Question: Carly
· Seconded: Josh
· Motion Fails: 0-7-0
13.6 SCORR Proposal
· Request: $4,000 for 8 students ($500/person) to attend the Student Congress on Racial Reconciliation Conference at Biola University in La Mirada, California.
· Funds would come from the Academic Pursuit Fund
· Carly: We do not have very much money left in our fund, and we have all of next semester’s proposals that we have not even seen yet.
· Kevin: Not sure if this conference is really explicitly academic, so should funds for this come from the Academic Pursuit Fund?
· Kevin: We should consider having a discussion on how we will finish the year with the funds that we have left in it.
· Lauren: Each student at George Fox pays $100 for his or her activities fee. Maybe we should look at changing that amount, or setting a guideline.
· Amend: $360 ($45 registration fee/person)
· Call to Amend: Emily
· Second: Carly
· Motion to Amend Passes: 7-0-0
· Call to Question: Stephanie
· Seconded: Carly
· Motion Passes: 7-0-0
13.7 Career Services
Career services provides:
· Services in areas of career counseling, coaching, etc.
· Career information and education
· Employment services in hopes of helping students find employment in a difficult economy
· Job fairs, employer connections
· Connecting people with internships
Bruin Careers (formerly ‘Job Connect’): online job posting system
· Employers invited to post internships and opportunities
· Connections with Alumni
· There is a link called ‘What Can I Do With This Major?’: search here for fields and areas that one can go into with their major
· ‘Optimal Resume’
Letters from Retreat
NEXT ACTION REMINDERS
Josh: Make e-invites for Christmas partty
Everyone: Christmas party Sunday! Bring a white elephant invite…don’t spend any money!
Liz: Wacky Wednesday
Everyone: Christmas decorating in the offices after the meeting!