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ESC Meeting 10/21 - (2019-10-21)

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) (Alt Eddie Zlotskiy)

Moses Bakst (EE) (absent)

Aidan Bowman (ME)

Ginger Lau (BSE)

 

Sophomore Reps (2022)

Sanjna Rao (ChE)

Harper Clees-Baron (CE)

Dan Kim (EE)

Julia Buckley (ME) (Alt Alexa Jakob)

-null- (BSE)

 

Junior Reps (2021)

Paulo Serodio (ChE)

Brighton Huynh (CE)

Sophie Jaro (EE) (absent)

Chaerin Jun (ME)

-null- (BSE)

 

Senior Reps (2020)

Alex Lee (ChE)

Jared Rogovin (CE)

Rayhan Syed (EE)

Olivia Heuiyoung Park (ME)

Yigal Kamel (BSE) (absent)

 

Graduate Rep

Matt Ferreira (EE)

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AGENDA

  • Committee Updates

    • Deans

      • See notes below

    • JAC

      • New banker! (Kevin Jin, freshman Arch)

      • Mid-semester funding TBD

    • Mark Campbell

      • VP of admissions/registrar/financial aid

      • Every position filled except director of engineering admissions

      • “Marketing” as long term investment for reputation

    • FUN

      • Spa Day postponed

      • Plants!!!

    • Admissions

      • International Students

        • TOEFL, IELTS, DTE, Skye Interview?

          • Technical Writing/Presentations/Communications are the issue

      • Master’s Application Process

        • Funding (“full master’s scholarships are financially impossible”)

          • How many scholarships can dept give to students

          • “X” half paying students, “Y” full paying students

        • How much does master’s program cost?

          • How many credits do students need?

          • Registrar currently does “degree audit”

          • Suggest faculty/advisor, then chair, then registrar

        • Will add how much they get for scholarship upon acceptance

      • Engineering Open House

        • Nov 7th, 6:15 - 7:00, 7:15 - 8:00

        • Tour guides/ lab people/ etc per dept

    • Curriculum

      • Baglione - suggested 2 ME classes (Product Development, Aircraft Design), aircraft passed, product development will be voted on next meeting

      • Contact Hours   

        • Vote on principles they can agree on, and then write recommendations for dean Shoop

 

 

  • Summer Classes

    • Start charging for summer classes, not sure how much, not sure if financial aid will be available (bc it’s NOT a semester, it’s a session)

    • DECISION WAS MADE LAST YEAR

    • Extra costs for study abroad

    • Going to make formal announcement w/ more details “sometime”

 

  • Class minimum

    • ADJUNCTS only

    • No set rule yet

 

  • Mid-Semester Review

    • Next Monday 506 !

 

  • Constitution Update Voting

    • Alexa (degendered) PASSES

    • Brighton (auditor position) next meeting when people read

 

  • Unpaid Work by Students

    • SWE had to host women in engineering last year

      • Compensate students for “volunteering” / “working”

 

  • Short Issue & Info Spread

    • Inclusivity in ESC

      • Formal process for proposal, etc

      • VALUE students when they VOLUNTEER

    • Division of Labor

      • Book fair, gardener, etc

    • Any discussion necessary