SGA held a workshop meeting this Wednesday in place of the traditional general body meeting.
The topic of this month's workshop was a Committee on Academic Programming (CAP) liberal learning document.
SGA wanted to formulate some responses to the CAP document, which will be voted on in March by the committee.
After debate over the personal contributions of several conference requests, SFB approved a total of $5,512 in student trips.
SFB passed three such applications with $1,404 for the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), $2,654 for the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and $1,454 for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
The position of engineer at WTSR, left vacant by the retirement of Robert Maarberg, is in danger of remaining vacant under the hiring freeze enacted by the College under Gov. James McGreevey's proposed budget cuts.
Maarberg, who left the position at the end of last year, is now a consultant with the communication studies department and is on campus only two days a week.
A multimedia forum held on Feb. 11 explained the specifics behind New York City's rejection of the six plans initially drafted for the World Trade Center site.
According to William Ball, professor of political science who conducted the forum, two new designs have been added and are being accepted with a more encouraging reception.
The Blue Key Honor Society, a national honor fraternity of students, faculty and administrators who have shown excellence in academics, leadership and community involvement, was founded at the College in May 1976.
Jillian Custodio, senior psychology major and the president of Blue Key, said the society "does a great thing in recognizing people for their accomplishments.