By Alex Shapiro
Student Government approved one club during its general body meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 31.
SG first had a moment of silence for the victims of the recent shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh and for Donny Klein, the offensive line coach and video and recruiting coordinator for the College’s football team who was killed in a car accident on Oct. 30.
SG approved the College’s Lambda Pi Eta chapter of the National Communication Association’s official honor society for communication studies majors.
The honor society intends on hosting events for the upcoming semester, including a LinkedIn workshop, which will be co-sponsored with the business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi. The workshop will provide free LinkedIn portraits and advice on how to structure a profile and build a network. The organization also plans on having alumni networking events and inviting Lambda Pi Eta alumni from other universities to share what they accomplished and how their communications studies major benefitted them.
The organization’s long-term goals are expanding membership and providing more engagement opportunities for communications studies majors.
Jenni O’Neill, a junior history major and vice president of governmental affairs, highlighted the importance of participating in SG’s “Walk to the Polls” event on Tuesday, Nov. 6. SG encouraged all students to vote in the midterm election.
Kiana Stockwell, a political science and sociology double major and a senator for the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, announced Anti-Violence Initiatives’ first annual “Green Dot X Greeks for Change Bowl.” According to Stockwell, the event is an afternoon of flag football and fun, while AVI’s Green Dot program educates students about ending power-based personal violence in the campus community. The event will be take place on Friday, Nov. 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the lawn behind Trenton Hall. Students can register as a team of six to eight members.
Eashwayne Haughton, a senior philosophy major and vice president of diversity and inclusion, announced that Campus Dialogue Day will occur on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at the Brower Student Center Room 100 starting at 9 a.m.