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Georgia Institute of Technology Student Government Association Bi-Weekly Briefing for August 31, 2012        

     

Student Government Association 350 Ferst Drive NW Atlanta, GA 30318 404.894.2814

 


Welcome back, Jackets! I’m so excited to serve as your Vice President of Communications for SGA this year! We have some great initiatives and events planned for this year. If you would like to get involved with SGA, we’d love to have you! Check out the current involvement opportunities below. Have a great school year! Vett Vandiver vkvandiver@gatech.edu VP of Communications Undergraduate Student Government Association


Upcoming Events • •

Woodruff Arts Night – September 27 Voter Registration Drive

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T-Night – September 6 GT Night at Six Flags – September 14

Opportunities for Involvement We're incredibly excited to announce that our Fall 2012 Committee Membership Drive is underway! This drive will last until 9/8/12, candidate applications will be sent to chairs by the following day. All are welcome to apply. Please send the below out to any lists you are a part of, and encourage all qualified people you know to apply! Want to have a greater impact and influence in major campus issues and how our campus runs? Then apply to be a member of an SGA committee today! SGA Committees play an integral role in decisions that affect all of campus and plan large-scale events. Applications can be found at www.sga.gatech.edu The application will be closing on September 8th, and new committee members will be notified by Wednesday, September 12th. For any questions, please email Nicholas Robson at nrobson3@gatech.edu Other ways to get involved: Freshman Elections: The packet & application can be found on the SGA home page. If you have any questions, please email Megna Saha at (megnasaha@gmail.com) freShGA: If you are interested in applying for freShGA, here is the link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/embeddedform?formkey=dEpPZWRneWVKSHppN19VYy1 KdURreFE6MQ


SGA Member-at-Large: Are you interested in representing the entire student body in the Undergraduate House of Representatives (UHR)? Run for one of three Member-at-Large Representative Positions! Come to the September 4th meeting of the UHR at 7:30pm in the Flag Building and be prepared to give a speech about why you should represent the student body and what qualifies you. The Representatives will then elect three of the candidates to join the UHR as full voting Representatives. If you have any questions, feel free to email the Speaker of the House, Michael Mosgrove, at mmosgrove3@gatech.edu. Undergraduate House of Representatives: Are you interested in representing the entire student body in the Undergraduate House of Representatives (UHR)? Run for one of three Member-At-Large Representative Positions! Come to the September 4th meeting of the UHR at 7:30pm in the Flag Building and be prepared to give a speech about why you should represent the student body and what qualifies you. The Representatives will then elect three of the candidates to join the UHR as full voting Representatives. Open seats are: EAS, LCC (for the Fall semester only), Math, and BC If you have any questions, feel free to email the Speaker of the House, Michael Mosgrove, at mmosgrove3@gatech.edu The Athletic and Recreational Services Committee is looking for applicants. The mission of the committee is to create a fair, efficient, and fun environment for all athletic events and services on campus, and to promote recreation on campus. We promote Tech pride and sportsmanship for revenue sports, but also advocate non-revenue sports and serve to convey student views to the Athletic Association and Campus Recreation Center. Some of the initiatives are: • Attendance-based block seating system and policy • "Spotlight" games and student ticketing • Marketing of basketball team to students • Planning for the white-out game • Student athletics web-site • International student football clinic • Benchmark reports Please follow this link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGZoV1NhOFV4TkxrUFBBQVB6a0l2dGc6M Q and apply online or forward this email to any of your lists. Due Sunday, September 2nd by 11:55pm. If you have any questions, email gtathleticsboard@gmail.com. Student Government is here to serve you, so ple ase let us know how we can help!


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