Senate Recap 10.9

This week in Senate, we had Janet Hanson and Steve O’Neill who gave updates on the progress regarding Boe House Counseling Center. Thereafter, Senate discussed the importance of finding new means of communication with the student body concerning updates on student concerns, in an effort to maintain transparency with the student body. Budget, Bylaws, Pre-Budget […]

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Senate Recap 10.2

Senate is off to a great start this week! We had BSM-Board of Student Media which includes KSTO, Manitou Messenger and Quarry come and introduce themselves as well as their organizations to Senate. In addition, senate initiatives which include It’s On Us, Greater Than Campaign, and SGA Task Force Against Racism or STAR came to […]

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Senate Recap 4/11/17

This week at Senate, members for Information Technology (IT) came to talk about all things technology at St. Olaf. We got an update from them on the DiSCO, wifi on campus, and campus technology. They are always looking for feedback – especially about possible problem spots on personal devices for wifi in order to improve […]

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Senate Recap 4/18/17

Senate started out their meeting hearing from Sindy Flemming – the director of CMIE about programming, learning opportunities, and general updates.CMIEs international student counselors and sustained dialogue programs are still going strong and they are also experimenting by adding more programs like the biweekly coffee hours. After Sindy, Senate heard from Greta Fure who gave […]

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Senate Recap 4/25/17

Senate heard from Northfield mayor Rhonda Pownell who gave an update on the state of the city and informed senate of various projects happening around Northfield. Next students Don Williams, Krysta Wentzel, and Juan Romo attended to meeting for a conversation about campus climate regarding race relations. Senate discussed steps we can take to effect […]

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Senate Recap 5/2/17

This week Senate started out discussing the movement on campus from the weekend prior, lead by The Collective for Change on The Hill. Senate discussed the statement that was given in support of the movement and ultimately voted in favor of support for this statement. Discussion also took place about steps Senate could take – […]

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Senate Recap 5.9.17

At the last senate meeting of the year Senators had a short meeting before celebrating the year with a banquet and awards ceremony. Before concluding the year in Senate there were a few presentations given. This included hearing from SOC on their financials compared to last year, the Quarry, Mess, and KSTO about their proposed […]

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Senate Recap 10/3/17

This week at Senate we approved the DCC Coordinator, the Executive Assistant, the Chief Financial Officer, the Marketing and Communications Officer, and the Webmaster for the 2017-2018 school year. Students from the Board of Student Media (which includes the Quarry, the Manitou Messenger, and KSTO) presented their respective budgets. We took a look at the […]

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Senate Recap 10/10/17

Senate approved the SGA budget for the 2017-18 school year. Sam Brunclik was appointed to be parliamentarian for Senate this year. Abby Hartzell from Carleton’s senate (CSA) attended the meeting; she and intercampus liaison Maddie Hodge are working on a meet up for both senates to get together. Here are the minutes from the meeting: […]

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Senate Recap 4/4/17

Senate started their meeting by hearing from Pamela McDowell, who gave information on the upcoming room draw and updates about various residence halls. Next, senate heard from three organizations for the Donate a Meal (formally Caf Fast): SOMOS, Advocates for Refugees and Immigrants, and Blue Key Honors Society. After discussion Donate a Meal was awarded […]

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