On Thursday October 31, 2013 meeting, the Senate looked very professional as the business attire for the day ranged from outfits such as members of the Sandlot cast, to Men in Black and Tom Cruise.
Shifting to business however, Shanell James was inducted into the Student Senate.
The Senate discussed the Colorado flooding disaster relief efforts again, and about how the Millersville community will to help. They came up with an idea to get and sell wrist bands and then donate the profits to aid the efforts out there, and after developing ideas, and further discussion, they agreed to continue weighing this option along with others.
The next discussion item was regarding the 100th week, on Saturday. Emanuel Jean-Phillipe told senate about how alumni were concerned with the falling numbers. This all goes back to the senators and students. Students are encouraged to voice their opinions to change what happens around the school.
Student Senate is the best way for students to make a difference at the campus, and the University. Students are encouraged to stop by the Senate office, and talk to the members of senate. The members are all dedicated individuals who share the same passion as many of the students do in the effort to make a difference.
The Senate added one more elected member to the Exec. Board, Sam D’Adamo. They discussed different fund raising ideas, and options to boost funds to help with events.
Dr. Breaux gave her report, and talked about a new program that she started called Wings, Rings, and Things which will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at the CSIL office from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
At this event students will be given the chance to discuss any matters of importance with Br. Breaux. Dr. Breaux also really hit on the point that all of the Homecoming events went extremely well, and that the senate hopes to continue these traditions down the road.
Lastly, the senate discussed how many of the athletic teams are continuing to do well. The Millersville University community is encouraged to show their school spirit, and cheer the teams on!
The senate meets on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. in the back room across from the SMC Atrium.