September 23, 2020

Student organization funded with no treble

The Student Finance Board meetings on Wednesday, Oct. 8, and Wednesday, Oct. 15, were filled with numerous requests from various campus organizations.

The Treblemakers, the College’s all-female a cappella group, was picked up as an SAF funded club during the Oct. 8. meeting.

Other presenters at that meeting included The College Union Board, which was hoping to bring a Country Music Showcase — starring country band Mockingbird Sun — to campus in November. Due to low attendance at a similar event last semester, the event was zero funded.

The Leadership Development Program, along with CUB, proposed next to bring Daymond John to campus to be a keynote speaker during LDP’s LeadWeek. John is the founder, president and CEO of FUBU (For Us, By Us) — an iconic fashion brand. He has also appeared as an investor on the the reality series “Shark Tank.”

The event, which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, Nov. 11, in Kendall Hall, was allocated funds of $26,098.

The Black Student Union was allocated funds of $145 to help cover costs to bring Professor Jelani Cobbs to campus to speak about what the race-related conflicts occurring in Ferguson, MO. The event is scheduled to take place on Thursday, Oct. 23, in Mayo Concert Hall.

The Pre-Dental Club proposed “Keep Your Fangs Clean on Halloween,” a event in which members will be handing out goodie bags with free dental supplies and sugar-free candy to encourage the campus community to maintain proper oral hygiene.

The event, which was allocated funds of $380.68 is scheduled to take place on Friday, Oct. 31, in the Student Center.

The last event proposed during the first meeting was from Chabad, which hopes to bring a Chanukah Festival to campus. After discussion, SFB tabled the event.

During the Oct. 15 meeting, the Student Film Union was allocated funds of $263.62 to hold the finale ce-remony for their “Halloween Spooktacular Film Festival.” The screening is scheduled to take place on Thursday, Oct. 30.

The Financial Management Association proposed for funding to help cover the costs for bringing Training The Street to campus, who would hold a financial statement analysis and corporate valuation seminar for those interested.

After much deliberation, the event was zero funded.

The Women’s Center was allocated funds of $1,600 to bring Stephanie Filmore to campus, who is scheduled to speak about sexual violence on college campuses. The event, which is schedule to take place on Tuesday, Nov. 18, in the Library Auditorium, is part of Redefining Sex Week.

Finally, All College Theater proposed for their interactive murder mystery dinner theater which they hold every year. The production was allocated funds of $3,850 and is scheduled to take place on Friday, Nov. 14, and Saturday, Nov. 15.

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