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ESC MEETING 11/4 - (2019-11-04)


Administrative Chairs

Jack Batson (ChE '21)

Jenna Scott (CE '21)

Carena Toy (BSE '20)


Sanjna Rao (ChE '22)

Assistant Treasurer

Harper Clees-Baron (BSE '22)


Olivia Heuiyoung Park (ME '20)

Assistant Secretary

Ginger Lau (BSE ‘23)

Freshman Reps (2023)

Davud Sulaymankhil (ChE)

Denzil Tintut (CivE) (alt: Eddie)

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) (alt: Hannah)

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)



  • Committees

    • Curriculum

      • ESC000

        • If cancelled, KINECT issues (ethics, etc) —> where will it go?

          • Funding

        • Originated as Dean’s hours (but NOT KINECT)

      • Product Development (ME grad level) approved

      • Preamble approved

      • Mintchev

        • Content aware descriptions of courses is helpful

        • But takes 30-40 min per doc to discuss

      • ME dept

        • Content needs to be discussed

        • Credits = hours ?

      • Core Curriculum

      • Contact Hours

        • No big lectures (students hate them, hard to schedule esp for upperclassmen that needs to retake)

          • Wolf & Grades for Physics

    • FUN

      • Spa Day!

        • Thursday (11/7)  3 - 5 pm, LL101

    • Shoop

      • IRB

        • We do have IRB, but no chair

      • Research Coordinator: Yecko!

      • Open Forum

        • Topics and questions given to deans & professors

        • Going to have debrief on strategic plan, professionalism

      • Freshmen Sensing Session

        • They’re doing well!

        • Diverse group of students also

        • Going to be having focus groups

    • Sparks

      • B & G

      • Naloxone Training

        • 11/12, hosted by student affairs

      • condoms/prophylactics

        • Better known locations

      • Library

        • Acting director will be announced soon

      • Student spaces

        • NAB mostly, furniture on the way!

        • Whiteboards & water fountains for bottles will be up …. Soon hopefully

      • Summer courses

        • Same financial aid (percentages) as during the year

        • Official announcement soon

      • Official Complaint Process

        • Being revised and finalized now

        • Run by Chamberlin

      • Advising

        • “working on it”

    • JSC club hours tomorrow!

    • JED (1st Monday every month 11:30 am - 1 pm)

    • HSS

      • Decolonization (students work exhibition soon?)

      • Part-time faculty handbook?

      • David Gersten, Interdisciplinary

    • Midsemester Review

      • Document online has summary!

    • Plant Committee

  • Discussions

    • Everyone should read the notes before coming to meeting on Monday

    • Post notes latest Saturday Night! (for committees)

  • Communication Platform: Teams

    • Jenna will post document w/ rules and stuff

    • No more facebook

  • Book Fair

    • Mini-role to be in charge of book fair

      • Chair: Alex & Rayhan (apprentice Eddie)

    • Amnesty period?