Please note that these notes are not perfect transcripts of meetings, as the details are presented from the perspective of the individual author. If you need any further clarification, feel free to contact the author of the specific post.

ESC Meeting 10/07/2019 - (2019-10-07)

Attendance:

Administrative Chairs

Jack Batson (ChE '21)

Jenna Scott (CE '21)

Carena Toy (BSE '20)


Treasurer 

Sanjna Rao (ChE '22)


Assistant Treasurer

Harper Clees-Baron (BSE '22)


Secretary

Olivia Heuiyoung Park (ME '20)


Assistant Secretary

Ginger Lau (BSE ‘23)


Freshman Reps (2023)

Davud Sulaymankhil (ChE)

Denzil Tintut (CivE)

Moses Bakst (EE)

Aidan Bowman (ME)

Ginger Lau (BSE)


Sophomore Reps (2022)

Sanjna Rao (ChE)

Harper Clees-Baron (CE)

Dan Kim (EE)

Julia Buckley (ME)

-null- (BSE)


Junior Reps (2021)

Paulo Serodio (ChE)

Brighton Huynh (CE)

Sophie Jaro (EE)

Chaerin Jun (ME)

-null- (BSE)


Senior Reps (2020)

Alex Lee (ChE)

Jared Rogovin (CE)

Rayhan Syed (EE)

Olivia Heuiyoung Park (ME)

Yigal Kamel  (BSE)


Graduate Rep

Matt Ferreira (EE)

——————————————


AGENDA

  • Committee Updates

    • HSS (lots of changes)

    • Curriculum (lots of changes new courses being voted on soon)

    • Internal Review (some changes, Brighton will write up a thing)


  • JSC Updates (10/1)

    • JED Campus Committee, waiting for reps

    • JAC Banker are being interviewed

    • B&G

    • Naloxone Training (November, Student Affairs)

    • New Lab (Arch Shop)

    • Saturday Program (some changes/resolution)

    • Library (director retired, no replacement yet)

    • Block Party (CUAA usually, but declined to host/fund) → maybe JSC?

    • Student Trustees → voting timeline changing for better turnout? (earlier spring)


  • Shoop Updates

    • Open forum: timing

      • Prioritize: Dean Shoop or Department Heads?

      • Best day for Shoop is Th 5-6 on SOME weeks

      • Consensus: Shoop

    • Advising

      • Faculty advising document for pointers

      • Miscommunications are known to exist, and other problems (they know it’s an issue and are working on it)

      • Some functionality in the software that lets you notify your advisor?

    • Faculty Changes

      • CIAT space undecided

      • Doug Thornhill is official !!!

    • Class Size Minimums

      • Only for classes taught by ADJUNCTS

      • NOT FINALIZED

      • But something WILL happen next semester, hopefully we’ll have a decision before registration ends


  • FUN committee

    • Tori says we can have whiteboards yay

    • Also water bottle refilling fountains (5th & 8th floor)

      • If u want more, ask!

    • If you want plants ON CAMPUS, ask

    • New student spaces coming out v soon, on a “week timescale”

    • Probably by the end of this semester!!!


  • New Communication Platform?

    • Slack? Google teams? Google groups?


  • Fall Event Proposal

    • Spa Day ?

      • Tea, face mask, hot chocolate, etc

      • Budget approved


  • JAC

    • JAC reps from student councils, Banker, Secretary

      • No banker atm, in the hiring process

        • Gonna change rules for hiring etc

    • Proposing new JAC constitution, vote in december, in effect next semester


  • Gendered Language on Constitution ?

    • Remove gendered language (his/her → they/them)

    • We can vote on it, but we need to see it a week before


  •  Amnesty Period for Book Fair

    • to be discussed later