Executive Board Minutes April 8
- Mentor applications are due April 19; the organization could always use more
- Nomination committee needs bios for candidates and is still in need of candidates
- Madeline McKain will be presenting at the next general meeting
- A new assistantship position will be added from the School of Business
Executive Meeting Minutes, March 18
- Helen and Bob’s Birthday Bash will be April 11 at 5 p.m. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 4. Student tickets are only $10.
- Storytelling and Human Rights Symposium will be April 12 from 2-6 p.m. Register here: http://globalsolutionspgh.org/event/storytelling-human-rights-symposium/.
- Pioneer Community Day is April 13. Sign up to work with the Honors Program!
- The Regional Conference will be in Philadelphia April 4-7.
- Contact Katie, Keri or Christina for more information about their work on the Community Gardens Project.
- Partners in the Parks is a trip for honors student to different national parks around the country. There are scholarships available. Please contact the Honors Program for more information as soon as possible if interested. Deadline is April 1.
- There will be a vote on an amendment to the constitution at the next general meeting. An email was set out with the changes. Please let someone know if you’re still confused about what is being amending/didn’t get the email.
- Isabella wants everyone to start thinking about considering being on the executive board next semester.
- Applications for mentors next year will be on their way soon.
- Breakfast for dinner at the next meeting, yes?
Executive Meeting Minutes, Feb 11
- We’re going full steam for the Human Rights and Storytelling Workshop, which will be held April 12. If you’re interested in helping out please email the Honors Program, Justin Karter or Isabella Alexandratos.
- Daffodil Days are this week, so sign up for tables if you haven’t already.
- PAAR PSAs need on-camera people. Email Ryan Howley if you’re interested.
- The Next World Film / Food Fest will feature France on Feb 28 in Student Center at 8 PM.
- Alternative Spring Break will be March 4-7. Please get your deposits to Helen by the end of the week.
- We’re working on getting a meeting together for students going to the Regional Conference April 4-7.
- There may be a possibility of partnering with Community Gardens during Pioneer Community Day. Stay tuned.
- Amanda and Christina are working on a Constitution revision that will be brought in front of the whole group during next meeting.
- Beck Laufer is interested in having Give a Spit tables during March. Give a Spit helps people find matches for bone marrow donors.
- Tickets are available to see CHESS at the Playhouse on Feb 24 at 2 PM. Email Honors Program if you’re interested.
Executive Meeting Minutes, Jan 14
- 20 people with 4.0 GPA and community service involvement
- Book store has your names and you should be able to let them know and then purchase. Can only be used for textbooks and class materials.
- Freshman Rep absent for 3 consecutive meetings. We will attempt communication and check by-laws.
- Monday Meetings? 3 people leaving early today. Earlier better? Possibly 4?
Food Bank RePack Center
- 12 people signed up – taking van-
- Ejournal up at http://ppuhso.wordpress.com
- PSAs are back on. Need a meeting with Got Consent.
- World Film Fest- January 31st 8pm- Student Center, Russian Movie! How I Spent My Summer. Right after general meeting. Will make a push.
- Need help with Constitution revisions to make president elect. Volunteers: Amanda and Christine.
- Kurrents with Karter- 12-1 on Wednesdays. Bring your lunch!
- April 4-7. Philadelphia trip. Need to set up a timetable to get all the posters done. We need a meeting for people going. We have 9 people going.
- Book drive- Liz Valez is getting her project approved by Peace Corps, waiting to hear. Possible to do this semester. No cost to us. Textbooks only. Under 5 years old. First 15 textbooks from professors pay for your supplies. Working with World Book Organization.
- Old textbook donation at our first meeting?
- MLK Day- 430-530- Dr Hines gives an introduction and talk about Food Inc. then documentary to follow. Lobby from 10-430- Healthy Dreams- working to help people who don’t have access to healthy foods- working on a community garden with the mayor’s office and Grow Pittsburgh. How to work this in to our lobby activities? Raise money? 1130-2 Inauguration lunch.
- Available on Monday
- Casey: before 11:20,
- Sara: Any time before 220
- Keri may be available
- USG has 20,000 roll back money. We should ask for more money. Use for Drew Kahn?
- Alternative Spring Break- per student is $150. Application due Jan 31st. Need to get application up on facebook, Tumblr, etc.
- Can take 10 Honors students to Robert Morris to meet and eat lunch with the author of Glass Castle. 30 tickets to hear her speak at Hines Hall. Jeanette Walls- FEB 13th.
- 10 tickets to see Rebecca Skloot (MON FEB 4) and David Lacks
- Black History Month Activities- there should be something coming our way
- We have to decide if we are going to sell daffodils again. Keri and a freshman may pair up and run this. Health services may co-sponsor.
- SA positions. People applied for 7 of 8 positions. Rachel will be working with Honors doing photography and social media.
- Shadow an Honors student day
- April fundraiser, Helen and Bob O Garas party.
- Madeleine McKain- Article on PointPark website, should come in march to talk about her time at Grand Canyon semester.
- Communication and Human rights conference- March 15 or 16th. Looking for money for Drew Kahn, Panelists from Global Solutions Pittsburgh
- Rotary club and Point Park- Bianca interested in leading
Executive Meeting Minutes, Nov 29
NCHC Boston: RECAP
- The video of Dr. Frost and Zoe’s presentation will be uploaded for everyone to watch.
- Contacts were made concerning schools to partner with for Alternative Spring Break.
- New ideas for the mentoring program were sparked as well.
- Please send any honors work to Timm Romine at email@example.com.
- This can be beneficial to your resume.
- We will be having a dessert potluck, so please bring something. It will be in room 701 of the Student Center.
- World Film/Food Fest: India will be tonight on the second floor of the Student Center.
- There will be a proposal to amend the constitution at the next general meeting. This proposal will include making a change to have a president-elect position to make transitions between presidents easier.
- Last day for donations for the Alliance Toy Drive is Dec. 6.
- An application for Alternative Spring Break is in the works. Contact Sara Payne for any ideas for the trip.
- The PAAR PSAs are tentatively scheduled for February. Contact Ryan Howley if you’re interested in helping out.
- The spring schedule is still being molded. It will include: Daffodil Days and an event incorporating MLK day.
- Applications for assistant positions are due Dec. 7.
- The reviews for proposals for Philadelphia should be done Dec. 15.
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