9/17/14 General Body Meeting

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General Body Meeting

Wednesday, September 17th , 2014

“Old Board, New Business”


Ice Breaker


Penn Q&A Presentation and Vote


  • Penn Q&A voted into APSC


Constitution amended


  • change APANSA’s name under “memberships”
  • include Penn Q&A under “memberships”




  • Freshmen Liaison Applications Extended
    • until Friday
    • interviews will take place Saturday and Sunday
  • First Year Immersion Applications Extended
    • until Friday
  • Hard deadline for newsletter announcements will be 5 pm, Tuesday
  • New listserv
    • would be a listserv for whoever manages listservs for constituent group
    • i.e. Communications Chair, Tech Chair, etc.
    • streamlines the communication process
    • send announcements directly to them to add to newsletters
  • Halloween parties
    • Sigma, SAS, KSA, HKSA, Club Sing want to hold parties
    • KSA, HKSA, Club Sing Collabing
    • Don’t want scheduling conflicts between groups
    • tentative dates: Oct. 30 for Sigma (Thursday),SAS for Nov. 1 (Saturday),  HKSA/KSA/Club Sing for Oct. 31 (Friday)
  • Lunch w/ a Senior
    • become a senior someone can have lunch with!
    • more underclassmen have applied than seniors
    • will pair you up with an underclassman who wants to have lunch with you (read bios)
  • New Funding Initiative


Constituent Group Announcements

  • SANGAM APA 101 Chai Chat Thursday 6:30pm Rodin Underground
  • JSA Sushi Night October 25th, tentatively Rodin RTL, 6-8pm
  • PTS Membership. Join PTS for $10
  • SAS 4 committees opening (marketing, cultural, political, programming)
  • CSA Cultural Show Auditions this weekend (Sat & Sun) Rodin 8th Floor Lounge 11am-7pm
  • VSA Freshman Pho Night, meet at Hill Field, Friday 6pm
  • PennThai BYO for Freshmen, Friday 7pm at Banana Leaf

Good luck with the first round of midterms! :)