Student Activities Committee Annual Report

Academic Year 2009-2010

Committee Members:

Nancy Simons (Faculty Member), Bruce Henson (Faculty member, Chair), David Scott (Faculty Member), Danielle McDonald (Student Affairs representative, Secretary), Mary-Frances Panettierre (Faculty Member), Bette Finn (Faculty Member), Chris D’Urbano (Executive Board Liaison), Melissa Pitcher (USC representative), Daniel Nussenbaum (USC rep – Fall), Austin Edwards (USC representative, Spring), Corey Boone (USC rep – summer), Richard Moore (GSS rep – Fall), Aaron Greenwood (GSS rep – summer)

 

12 Meetings in total were held on: August 28, 2009; October 16, 2009; November 6, 2009; November 20, 2009; December 4, 2009; January 20, 2010; January 16, 2009; February 10, 2010; March 10, 2010; April 28, 2010; May 7, 2010; July 9, 2010; July 16, 2010; July 23, 2010

 

The election of the 2009-2010 Chair was conducted on August 28, 2009.  Bruce Henson was unanimously elected.  Danielle McDonald was appointed secretary.

 

Organization Charters Approved

Film Society                                                                                                    October 16, 2009

English Avenue Youth Enrichment Program                                                 October 16, 2009

National Society of Professional Engineers                                                    October 16, 2009

Sigma Sigma Rho Sorority                                                                             October 16, 2009

Animal Welfare Association                                                                           November 6, 2010

Sigma Pi Fraternity                                                                                         November 6, 2010

Order of the Engineer                                                                                     November 6, 2010

Economics Club                                                                                              November 6, 2010

Public Speaking Club                                                                                      November 6, 2010

HumaniTech                                                                                                    November 20, 2010

Quirbani                                                                                                          November 20, 2010

Women’s Chorus                                                                                            November 20, 2010

Student Activities Board for Undergraduate Research                                 December 4, 2010

Orthodox Christian Fellowship                                                                      December 4, 2010

Asian American Student Association                                                             December 4, 2010

Gamers Guild                                                                                                  December 4, 2010

Model UN                                                                                                       December 4, 2010

Forensic Science                                                                                             January 20, 2010

Students for Progressive Transit                                                                     February 10, 2010

Infinite Harmony                                                                                            February 10, 2010

Latino Organization of Graduate Students (LOGRAS)                                February 10, 2010

International Youth Fellowship                                                                      February 10, 2010

Aerospace Design Build Fly                                                                           February 10, 2010

Chamber Choir                                                                                                March 10, 2010

La Unidad, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity                                           March 10, 2010

Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society                                   March 10, 2010

Baha’I Club                                                                                                    March 10, 2010

National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMAS)                             March 10, 2010

American Association for Aerosol Research                                                  April 28, 2010

Public Policy Graduate Student Association                                                  April 28, 2010

One@GT                                                                                                        April 28, 2010

CanSat                                                                                                            April 28, 2010

STORM                                                                                                          April 28, 2010

IAESTE                                                                                                          April 28, 2010

Youth Evangelical Fellowship                                                                        July 9, 2010

The Worker Student Alliance                                                                         July 9, 2010

Future Educators Association                                                                         July 9, 2010

Security Enthusiasts                                                                                        July 9, 2010

Bethel Campus Fellowship                                                                             July 9, 2010

Entrepreneurship Society for Professionals                                                    July 9, 2010

CHEF’s Club                                                                                                  July 16, 2010

Energy Club                                                                                                    July 16, 2010

Climbing Club                                                                                                 July 16, 2010

American Helicopter Society                                                                          July 16, 2010

Students in Free Enterprise                                                                             July 16, 2010

Evolution Dance Crew                                                                                   July 16, 2010

iGem                                                                                                               July 23, 2010

Atlanta Chinese Christian Church                                                                  July 23, 2010

Tathagata Buddhist Association                                                                     July 23, 2010

MBA Healthcare                                                                                             July 23, 2010

Cultural Council                                                                                              July 23, 2010

 

51 Organizations chartered this year

 

Other Business Conducted

 

            Initiatives:

New organization database and communication tool – Collegiatelink – Jacketpages

HR handbook now includes organization advising as service to the Institute

Task Forces created – Student Organization Discipline, Alcohol Policy, Hazing Policy

 

Amendment to the Multicultural Greek Council Constitution                   November 20, 2009

            Changed involved changing the membership total required to charter a new MGC organization from JCOC requirement of 10 to 7

 

Interfraternity Council Constitution Amendments                                       December 4, 2009

            Summary of Amendments: clarifications in voting, dues and advisors additions, created positions, clarified voting procedures, changed qualifications to run for elected officers

 

10U035 Amendment to Undergraduate SGA bylaws                               March 10, 2010

10U036 Revision to the Elections Code                                                       March 10, 2010                     
Changes regarding elections code – defines freshmen students and transfer students and   which representative’s elections they can participate in.

 

 

SGA FY 11 Budget Approved                                                                     May 7, 2010