ASC Minutes: 11-28-2011





November 28, 2011


13.1 Holiday Highlights/Best Thanksgiving Story


13.2 PRAYER: Josh

13.3 CALL TO ORDER: 3:23



·     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’

Mock Interviews



Letters from Retreat



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!