UNMC Student Senate

January 23, 2019 Student Senate Minutes

Student Senate Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 – Sorrell Center 2018, 5:30pm

  • Call to Order
  • Roll Call
  • Guest Speakers
    • Dr. Dele Davies, Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, and Melissa Diers, Senior Instructional Designer for UNMC IT – discussing recent Digital Campus planning session and collecting student feedback about IT services at UNMC
      • Email m.diers@unmc.edu or talk to Sarah if you are interested in participating in the Think Tanks for Digital Campus.
      • If you have questions or suggestions surrounding technology, email Melissa or Sarah.
      • UNMC E-Learning (search on google) has free, interactive modules created by faculty and students available 24/7
      • Competition is hosted to create a module ($1,000 prize) every year
    • Approval of Minute- approved
    • Advisor’s Report
      • Peer support interest group should have received PowerPoint from Dr. Carver, next step is to meet with Dr. Carver to individualize peer support for each college.
      • Reach out to Dr. Carver if you are interested in being a peer support person for your college.
      • UNMC hosting AMA speaker about campus wellness (Scott Crossing Event Center Friday, Feb. 15) more info to come.
      • Inclusivity presentation on January 30th from 12-1, MSC 2018. Lunch will be provided & Shaker will be presenting!
  • Executive Council’s Reports:
    • President:
      • All-campus weekly communication update
      • Weekly event submission by Thursday night, will go out Sunday afternoon
      • Special section for “Helpful Hints” (e.g., advertise Lyft credits, parking changes, UNO sporting event access, etc.)
      • Events separated out into “all college” events and college-specific events
      • UN system Student Government Conference – 2/2/19 @ UNL
      • Changes to parking- options have been expanded after 5pm
    • Vice President
    • Secretary-no report
    • Treasurer- no report
  • Committee Reports
    • Executive
    • Academic Affairs
      • Mock interview for all campus students in the second week of February. Lunch might be provided
    • Activities
      • Inclusivity event mentioned above.
    • Issues
      • Overview of town hall meetings across colleges will be provided after all meetings wrap up
      • BOSS proposals will be opened soon..spread the word!
  • College Reports
    • College of Allied Health- no report
    • College of Dentistry- no report
    • College of Graduate Studies- no report
    • College of Medicine- no report
    • College of Nursing- no report
    • College of Pharmacy- no report
    • College of Public Health- no report
    • Liaison Reports- no reports
  •  New Business
    • Student Organization Liaison position creation proposal- approved
    • Interprofessional Education Liaison position creation proposal- approved
    • “Make them Fall in Love with You” Mock Interview proposal- approved
    • Student and Faculty Excellence Award Banquet proposal- approved
  • Next Meeting:
    • Committee – February 6th, 2019
    • Full Senate – February 20th, 2019 
      • (Likely tour of iExcel beforehand – will e-mail as soon as it is confirmed)
  • Adjournment