Senate Briefings: Highlights from Weekly ASUSF Senate Meetings

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Weekly SLE Newsletter Approved

For administrative reasons, the university has discontinued sending emailed announcements labeled “USFconnect message” on upcoming student events on campus. Therefore, ASUSF senate has created an SLE Newsletter to be sent out weekly to the entire community, highlighting all upcoming events on campus. To have events included in the newsletter, all clubs and other university programs can send event postings and information to SLE. Students also have the option to unsubscribe from the newsletter, if they do not want weekly emails from SLE. Greg Wolcott, director of student leadership & engagement, said, “We want to also change the name of the newsletter, any and all ideas are welcome.”

Get to know your ASUSF Senate

On Nov. 9, ASUSF Senate will host an event to increase communication between campus clubs and Senate. The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the McLaren Complex. Senate members will be paired with two members from each club organization on campus for one-on-one interaction.

Additional Funding of $1,300 Found

ASUSF has found additional funding that has been accrued and leftover from previous semesters. Senate has put a $1,300 initiative fund for senators to use for future events, advertising, promotions and so on. Executive Board members are urged to use the extra funding wisely for outreach to constituencies, such as the college of arts and sciences. President Halimah Naijeb-Locke said, “Senate is not an event throwing body.”

ASUSF Sponsors
Disability Awareness

Nov. 3 ASUSF put together an event that promoted disability awareness on campus. The event took place in UC 411-412 at 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. and showcased an episode of Glee as well as a panel discussion. Panel participants were people with disabilities that shared their stories and experiences. This event was open to all students and faculty on campus.

ASUSF Senate on Facebook

ASUSF Senate is on Facebook and encourages everyone to become friends with them. The list provided updated news, events and information about anything and everything related to ASUSF Senate. Please visit www. facebook.com/asusf.gov

Senator of the Month

ASUSF Senate honors their senators monthly for hard work and dedication to the senate. Each month the executive board recognizes a senator as Senator of the Month. The Senator of the Month will receive $150 in recognition of their accomplishments.

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