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Joint Senates Meeting Minutes: January 31, 2011

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Florida International University • Student Government Association • Modesto A. Maidique Campus

 

MEETING MINUTES

Joint Senate

January 31, 2011

I.                    Welcome & Call to Order at 5:35pm

II.                 Roll Call

a.       Adam Do Amaral

b.       Alexander Barrio

c.       Amanda Jimenez

d.       Carlos Rodriguez

e.       Chris Cabral

f.        Christina Marinos (Absent)

g.       Cristina Loreto (Absent)

h.       Daniel Gonzalez

i.         Daniela Gonzalez  (absent)

j.         Dillon Arango (Absent)

k.       Donovan Dawson

l.         Erika Edwards  (Ex. Tardy at 6:08pm)

m.     Hector Mujica

n.       Janice Rubio (Excused)

o.       Jesus Borrero

p.       Macarena Jimenez (Absent)

q.       Moses Aluicio (Excused)

r.        Patrick O’Keefe

s.       Ranshan Gomez   (Absent)

t.        William-Jose Velez

u.       TJ Liguori

v.       Rachel Emas

w.     Mohammed Aman

x.       Odette Barrientos

y.       Samir Patel

z.       Nicola Petival

aa.   Janet Reyes

bb.   Clement Giraneza

cc.   Jamie Baker

dd.   Brian Ortiz (Absent)

ee.   Fabio Pineda

ff.     Helena Ramirez

gg.   Alina Gonzalez

hh.   Octavio Mella

ii.       BBC

III.               Senate Speaker Report

a.       Approved draft of Cash Balance at UWide; 2/14 meeting at the Engineering Campus; considered to pieces of legislation today; wordpress.com has the minutes & legislation; vacant seat for the CBA (Velez)

b.       1/26 Ice cream Social; 2/16 Love Your Senator; filled new seats; working on Resolutions (BBC Speaker)

IV.              Speaker Pro-Tempore Report

a.       Meeting with VP for online students status (Mujica)

V.                 Executive Report

a.       Athletics campaign; 2/19 W Basketball at 4pm and Men’s at 7pm; 2/26 Men’s Basketball at 7pm; 4/15 Baseball; 4/16 Cross Country; 5/6 Softball at 6pm (Halpin)

b.       First Generation Scholarship Reception; $30,000 goal without state match; text 105306 to 73774; specifically assigned parking for Housing for an addition fee (Gonzalez)

Move to go into the Committee of the Whole [Mujica] (Passes)

VI.              Senate Reports

a.       2/8 event at the Engineering Campus (Reyes)

b.       Working with Donovan to get students to work with professors for research projects (Borrero)

c.       Hosted MYD à successful (Dawson)

d.       Working with dean; newly elected (BBC A&S Senator)

VII.            Unfinished Business

a.       Ad Hoc committee [O’Keefe]

b.       Next UWide is on 2/18 TBA

c.       Elections & Finance Code [Emas]

d.       Discussion on UWide Statutes

Move to end discussion as committee of a whole [Daniel Gonzalez] (Passes)

e.       Allocation of constituents and senate seats [Emas]

f.        Online status of students [Mujica]

g.       Revising Article II of the Constitution on the payment of officials [Emas}

VIII. Adjournment at 6:46pm

 

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Senate Meeting Minutes: January 31, 2011

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Florida International University • Student Government Association • Modesto A. Maidique Campus

MEETING MINUTES

January 31, 2011

I.                    Welcome & Call to Order at 4:01pm

II.                 Roll Call

a.       Adam Do Amaral

b.      Alexander Barrio

c.       Amanda Jimenez   (Tardy at 4:02pm)

d.      Carlos Rodriguez

e.       Chris Cabral

f.       Christina Marinos

g.       Cristina Loreto

h.      Daniel Gonzalez

i.        Daniela Gonzalez

j.        Dillon Arango (Absent)

k.      Donovan Dawson

l.        Erika Edwards  (Excused)

m.    Hector Mujica

n.      Janice Rubio (Excused)

o.      Jesus Borrero (Tardy at 4:16pm)

p.      Macarena Jimenez (tardy at 4:08pm)

q.      Moses Aluicio (Excused)

r.        Patrick O’Keefe

s.       Ranshan Gomez

t.        William-Jose Velez

u.      TJ Liguori

v.      Rachel Emas

w.     Mohammed Aman (Ex. Tardy at 4:45pm)

x.      Odette Barrientos

y.      Samir Patel

z.       Nicola Petival

aa.   Janet Reyes

bb.  Clement Giraneza

cc.   Jamie Baker

dd.  Brian Ortiz

ee.   Fabio Pineda

ff.    Helena Ramirez

gg.   Alina Gonzalez

hh.  Octavio Mella

ii.      Kevin Gonzalez

III.               Approval of Minutes

No meeting minutes since 1/24 meeting never ended

IV.              Senate Speaker Report

a.       Text in the blog

b.      UWide last Friday ; introduced potential bills

c.       Joint Senate meeting today at 5:30pm

d.      2/14 meeting will be held in the Engineering Campus

V.                 Speaker Pro-Tempore Report

a.       Meeting with VP for online students status

b.      Grievances

c.       Meeting for events and protocol

d.      Event on Friday in the College of Law

VI.              Comptroller Report

a.       Attended first UWide

b.      Meeting with Silvana

c.       Budget hearings start Friday

VII.            Finance Committee Report

a.       Appropriations

b.      Finished Finance Code

VIII.         Chief Justice Report

a.       2 grievances

IX.              Executive Report

a.       Hot ‘n Ready event was successful

b.      Went to FSA this weekend;  Helena is now Vice chair

Move to limit reports to 1 minute [Mujica] (Passes)

X.                 Senator Reports

a.       Met with Dean Furton; most College of Arts & Science senators are in the ORC (Cabral)

b.      Thanks to those that attended the MYD event (Dawson)

c.       Meeting with committee chairs in CBA; working with Dean for Commencement; CBA Exposed (Mujica)

d.      Engineering Expo on Feb 25 (Reyes)

e.       Met with Student Coordinator of the Honors College (Pineda)

f.       Almost done with Statutes Reform; working on a new project for room scheduling; working on restoration of Panther Pit seating (Velez)

g.       Met with Dean last week; Grad student complaints; MYD in March (Patel)

h.      Sending out survey; meeting with Student Leaders (Giraneza)

i.        Housing meeting; B HIVE event (Rodriguez)

j.        Thanks for the funding for the digital signing; 2/19 Annual Paintball tournament (Barrio)

k.      MYD went well; planning Field day (Petival)

l.        Field Day (Baker)

m.    Met with Grad School; Grad Appreciation Week is 3/28-4/1; meeting with Grad school on 2/2; interviews for dean (Emas)

n.      Met with Toscano and Hector; spoke to Alina to help her with her projects à Veterans’ Memorial (Daniela Gonzalez)

o.      Budget changes; working with Dean Robinson (O’Keefe)

p.      Recently elected dean (Barrientos)

XI.              Committee Reports

a.       Review ever legislation minus the SPC Constitution (RLJC)

b.      Most assignments have be completed (ORC)

c.       New Vice Chair is Carlos; grievances (IAC)

d.      Met last Monday at 3:15pm; SPC Constitution; working on getting legislation to where proviso said (SAC)

e.       Meeting next Monday; lots of applications approved; GSFC secretary left; applications have been slowed down; distribution scholarly forum on 3/28-3/29 at 9am (GSFC)

XII.            Unfinished Business

Loreto to the chair

a.       SR 1070 – To reform the Legislative Branch of the Student Government Council –Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Move to strike 3.04 H 6A [Emas] (Passes)

Move to introduce amendment [Mujica] (Passes)

Move to read by title [Mujica] (Fails)

Move to take out Pro-Tempore [O’Keefe]

Move to refer amendment to RLJC [Emas} (Passes)

Move to lay bill on the table [Velez] (Fails)

Move to strike 3.05 D v to delegation instead of senators [O’Keefe] (Fails)

Move to insert per Fall semester and per Spring semester in 3.05 D v [Velez] (Passes)

Move in 3.05 D iv to add “and Spring” [Patel] (Fails)

Move to end debate [Petival] (Passes)

Move to delete in 3.05 D iv  from “every semester….college/division” [O’Keefe] (Fails)

Move to go in SR 1175 [Mujica] (Passes)

b.      SR 1175 – In Opposition of Florida Senate Resolution 234

Move in stanza 6 to add “public” before elementary [Emas] (Passes)

Move to request unanimous consent to previous question [Borrero] (Passes)

i.      Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.      Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii.      Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv.      Brian Ortiz – Yes

v.      Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

vi.      Chris Cabral – Yes

vii.      Christina Marinos – Yes

viii.      Clement Giraneza – Yes

ix.      Cristina Loreto – Yes

x.      Daniel Gonzalez – Yes

xi.      Donovan Dawson –Yes

xii.      Fabio Pineda – Yes

xiii.      Hector Mujica – Yes

xiv.      Jamie Baker – Yes

xv.      Janet Reyes – Yes

xvi.      Jesus Borrero – Yes

xvii.      Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xviii.      Mohammed Aman – Yes

xix.      Nicola Petival – Yes

xx.      Odette Barrientos – Yes

xxi.      Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xxii.      Rachel Emas – Yes

xxiii.      Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxiv.      Samir Patel – Yes

xxv.      TJ Liguori – Yes

xxvi.      William Jose Velez – Yes

26*0*0 (Passes)

Move to adjourn [Mujica] (Passes)

XIII. Adjournment at 5:30pm

Senate Meeting Minutes: January 24, 2011

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Florida International University • Student Government Association • Modesto A. Maidique Campus

 

MEETING MINUTES

January 24, 2011

 

I.                    Welcome & Call to Order at 4:01pm

II.                 Roll Call

a.       Adam Do Amaral

b.      Alexander Barrio

c.       Amanda Jimenez   (Tardy at 4:05pm)

d.      Carlos Rodriguez

e.       Chris Cabral

f.       Christina Marinos (Tardy at 4:07pm)

g.       Cristina Loreto

h.      Daniel Gonzalez  (Excused)

i.        Daniela Gonzalez  (Absent)

j.        Dillon Arango (Absent)

k.      Donovan Dawson

l.        Erika Edwards

m.    Hector Mujica

n.      Janice Rubio (Tardy at 4:12pm)

o.      Jesus Borrero

p.      Kevin Gonzalez

q.      Macarena Jimenez (tardy at 4:05pm)

r.        Moses Aluicio (Absent)

s.       Patrick O’Keefe

t.        Ranshan Gomez

u.      William-Jose Velez

v.      TJ Liguori (Tardy at 4:04pm)

w.     Rachel Emas

x.      Mohammed Aman

y.      Odette Barrientos (Excused)

z.       Samir Patel

aa.   Nicola Petival (Tardy at 4:07pm)

bb.  Janet Reyes

cc.   Clement Giraneza

dd.  Jamie Baker

ee.   Brian Ortiz

ff.    Fabio Pineda

gg.   Helena Ramirez

hh.  Alina Gonzalez

ii.      Octavio Mella

III.               Approval of Minutes

Move to approve the January 10 and January 12 meeting minutes [Mujica] (Passes)

Move to confirmations [Cabral] (Passes)

Move into item d under New Business – Andrea Alhadari [Velez] (Fails)

IV.              New Business

a.       Graduate Student Funding Committee Chairperson Election – Rachel Emas

Move to have unanimous consent to vote by acclamation [Loreto] (Passes)

i.      Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.      Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii.      Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv.      Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.      Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.      Clement Giraneza – Yes

vii.      Cristina Loreto – Yes

viii.      Donovan Dawson –Yes

ix.      Erika Edwards – Yes

x.      Hector Mujica – Yes

xi.      Janet Reyes – Yes

xii.      Jesus Borrero – Yes

xiii.      Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xiv.      Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xv.      Mohammed Aman – Yes

xvi.      Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xvii.      Rachel Emas – Yes

xviii.      Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xix.      Samir Patel – Yes

xx.      TJ Liguori – Yes

xxi.      William Jose Velez – Yes

21*0*0 (Passes)

b.      Nomination of Andrea Alhadari for Elections Commissioner of the SGC-MMC

i.      Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.      Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii.      Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv.      Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.      Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.      Christina Marinos – Yes

vii.      Clement Giraneza – Yes

viii.      Cristina Loreto – Yes

ix.      Donovan Dawson –No

x.      Erika Edwards – No

xi.      Hector Mujica – Yes

xii.      Janet Reyes – No

xiii.      Janice Rubio -Yes

xiv.      Jesus Borrero – Yes

xv.      Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xvi.      Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xvii.      Mohammed Aman – Yes

xviii.      Nicola Petival – Yes

xix.      Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xx.      Rachel Emas – Yes

xxi.      Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxii.      Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii.      TJ Liguori – Yes

xxiv.      William Jose Velez – No

20*4*0 (Passes)

c.       Nomination of Christopher Diaz for Student Lobbying Coordinator of the SGC-MMC Cabinet

Move to request unanimous consent to vote by acclamation [Loreto] (Fails)

i.      Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.      Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii.      Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv.      Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.      Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.      Christina Marinos – Yes

vii.      Clement Giraneza – Yes

viii.      Cristina Loreto – Yes

ix.      Donovan Dawson –Yes

x.      Erika Edwards – Yes

xi.      Hector Mujica – Yes

xii.      Janet Reyes – Yes

xiii.      Janice Rubio -Yes

xiv.      Jesus Borrero – Yes

xv.      Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xvi.      Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xvii.      Mohammed Aman – Yes

xviii.      Nicola Petival – Yes

xix.      Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xx.      Rachel Emas – Yes

xxi.      Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxii.      Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii.      TJ Liguori – Yes

xxiv.      William Jose Velez – Yes

24*0*0 (Passes)

d.      Nomination of Viktor Nathan-ElSaieh for Student Health Coordinator of the SGC-MMC Cabinet

Move to request unanimous consent to vote by acclamation [Loreto] (Fails)

i.      Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.      Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii.      Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv.      Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.      Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.      Christina Marinos – Yes

vii.      Clement Giraneza – Yes

viii.      Cristina Loreto – Yes

ix.      Donovan Dawson –Yes

x.      Erika Edwards – Yes

xi.      Hector Mujica – Yes

xii.      Janet Reyes – Yes

xiii.      Janice Rubio -Yes

xiv.      Jesus Borrero – No

xv.      Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xvi.      Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xvii.      Mohammed Aman – Yes

xviii.      Nicola Petival – Yes

xix.      Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xx.      Rachel Emas – Yes

xxi.      Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxii.      Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii.      TJ Liguori – Yes

xxiv.      William Jose Velez – Yes

23*1*0 (Passes)

Move to go into item a. Special Session to fill Vacant Seats [Loreto] (Fails)

Move to go into items b & c [Barrio] (Passes)

e.       Nomination of Mohamed Al-Darsani for Associate Justice of the SGC-MMC Supreme Court

Move to request unanimous consent to vote by acclamation [Loreto] (Passes)

i.      Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.      Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii.      Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv.      Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.      Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.      Christina Marinos – Yes

vii.      Clement Giraneza – Yes

viii.      Cristina Loreto – Yes

ix.      Donovan Dawson –Yes

x.      Erika Edwards – Yes

xi.      Hector Mujica – Yes

xii.      Janet Reyes – Yes

xiii.      Janice Rubio -Yes

xiv.      Jesus Borrero – Yes

xv.      Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xvi.      Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xvii.      Mohammed Aman – Yes

xviii.      Nicola Petival – Yes

xix.      Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xx.      Rachel Emas – Yes

xxi.      Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxii.      Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii.      TJ Liguori – Yes

xxiv.      William Jose Velez – Yes

24*0*0 (Passes)

f.       Nomination of Alexander Williams for Associate Justice of the SGC-MMC Supreme Court

Move to request unanimous consent to move to previous question [Mujica] (Passes)

Move to request unanimous consent to vote by acclamation [Mujica] (Passes)

i.      Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.      Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii.      Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv.      Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.      Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.      Christina Marinos – Yes

vii.      Clement Giraneza – Yes

viii.      Cristina Loreto – Yes

ix.      Donovan Dawson –Yes

x.      Erika Edwards – Yes

xi.      Hector Mujica – Yes

xii.      Janet Reyes – Yes

xiii.      Janice Rubio -Yes

xiv.      Jesus Borrero – Yes

xv.      Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xvi.      Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xvii.      Mohammed Aman – Yes

xviii.      Nicola Petival – Yes

xix.      Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xx.      Rachel Emas – Yes

xxi.      Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxii.      Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii.      TJ Liguori – Yes

xxiv.      William Jose Velez – Yes

24*0*0 (Passes)

Move to item a. [Loreto]

i.            Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.            Alexander Barrio – No

iii.            Amanda Jimenez – NO

iv.            Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.            Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.            Christina Marinos – No

vii.            Clement Giraneza – Yes

viii.            Cristina Loreto – Yes

ix.            Donovan Dawson –Yes

x.            Erika Edwards – No

xi.            Hector Mujica – Yes

xii.            Janet Reyes – Yes

xiii.            Janice Rubio -Yes

xiv.            Jesus Borrero – Yes

xv.            Kevin Gonzalez – No

xvi.            Macarena Jimenez – No

xvii.            Mohammed Aman – No

xviii.            Nicola Petival – Yes

xix.            Patrick O’Keefe – No

xx.            Rachel Emas – No

xxi.            Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxii.            Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii.            TJ Liguori – No

xxiv.            William Jose Velez – Yes

14*10*0 (Passes)

 

g.       Special Session to fill Vacant Senate Seats

·         College of Nursing and Health Sciences – Jamie Baker

Move to request unanimous consent to vote by acclamation [Mujica] (Passes)

i.            Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.            Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii.            Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv.            Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.            Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.            Christina Marinos – Yes

vii.            Clement Giraneza – Yes

viii.            Cristina Loreto – Yes

ix.            Donovan Dawson –Yes

x.            Erika Edwards – Yes

xi.            Hector Mujica – Yes

xii.            Janet Reyes – Yes

xiii.            Janice Rubio -Yes

xiv.            Jesus Borrero – Yes

xv.            Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xvi.            Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xvii.            Mohammed Aman – Yes

xviii.            Nicola Petival – Yes

xix.            Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xx.            Rachel Emas – Yes

xxi.            Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxii.            Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii.            TJ Liguori – Yes

xxiv.            William Jose Velez – Yes

24*0*0 (Passes)

 

·         College of Business Administration – Brian Ortiz

i.            Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.            Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii.            Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv.            Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.            Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.            Christina Marinos – Yes

vii.            Clement Giraneza – Yes

viii.            Cristina Loreto – Abstain

ix.            Donovan Dawson –Yes

x.            Erika Edwards – Yes

xi.            Hector Mujica – Yes

xii.            Janet Reyes – Yes

xiii.            Janice Rubio -Yes

xiv.            Jesus Borrero – Yes

xv.            Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xvi.            Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xvii.            Mohammed Aman – Yes

xviii.            Nicola Petival – Yes

xix.            Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xx.            Rachel Emas – Yes

xxi.            Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxii.            Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii.            TJ Liguori – Yes

xxiv.            William Jose Velez – Yes

xxv.            Jamie Baker – Yes

24*0*1 (Passes)

Move to go into item f. Kevin Gonzalez [Barrio] (Passes)

Move to extend the meeting by 30 minutes [Mujica]

i.            Adam Do Amaral – No

ii.            Alexander Barrio – No

iii.            Amanda Jimenez – No

iv.            Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.            Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.            Christina Marinos – No

vii.            Clement Giraneza – Yes

viii.            Cristina Loreto – Yes

ix.            Donovan Dawson –Yes

x.            Erika Edwards – No

xi.            Hector Mujica – Yes

xii.            Janet Reyes – No

xiii.            Janice Rubio -No

xiv.            Jesus Borrero – No

xv.            Kevin Gonzalez – No

xvi.            Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xvii.            Mohammed Aman – Yes

xviii.            Nicola Petival – Yes

xix.            Patrick O’Keefe – No

xx.            Rachel Emas – Yes

xxi.            Ranshan Gomez – No

xxii.            Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii.            TJ Liguori – No

xxiv.            William Jose Velez – Yes

xxv.            Jamie Baker – Yes

xxvi.            Brian Ortiz – Yes

14*12*0 (Passes)

h.      Nomination of Kevin Gonzalez for Comptroller of the SGC-MMC

i.            Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.            Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii.            Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv.            Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.            Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.            Christina Marinos – Yes

vii.            Clement Giraneza – Yes

viii.            Cristina Loreto – Yes

ix.            Donovan Dawson –Yes

x.            Erika Edwards – Yes

xi.            Hector Mujica – Yes

xii.            Janet Reyes – Yes

xiii.            Janice Rubio -Yes

xiv.            Jesus Borrero – Yes

xv.            Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xvi.            Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xvii.            Mohammed Aman – Yes

xviii.            Nicola Petival – Yes

xix.            Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xx.            Rachel Emas – Yes

xxi.            Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxii.            Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii.            TJ Liguori – Yes

xxiv.            William Jose Velez – No

xxv.            Jamie Baker –Yes

xxvi.            Brian Ortiz – Yes

24*1*0 (Passes)

 

i. Honors College – Fabio Pineda

Move to request unanimous consent to vote by acclamation [Emas] (Passes)

i.            Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.            Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

iii.            Chris Cabral – Yes

iv.            Clement Giraneza – Yes

v.            Cristina Loreto – Yes

vi.            Donovan Dawson –Yes

vii.            Erika Edwards – Yes

viii.            Hector Mujica – Yes

ix.            Janet Reyes – Yes

x.            Janice Rubio -Yes

xi.            Nicola Petival – Yes

xii.            Rachel Emas – Yes

xiii.            Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xiv.            Samir Patel – Yes

xv.            TJ Liguori – Yes

xvi.            William Jose Velez – Yes

xvii.            Jamie Baker – Yes

xviii.            Brian Ortiz – Yes

18*0*0 (Passes)

 

Move to table the remaining items on the agenda [Emas] (Passes)

January 31, 2001

Move to adjourn [Emas] (Passes)

V. Adjournment at 4:00pm

FIU in the News

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Florida International on WFOR-MIA (CBS) – Miami, FL
CBS4 News 11pm (News)

… Florida International University students are pulling an all-nighter – dancing. The Dance Marathon kicked off at noon today to raise money …

FIU in the News

Fewer people moving to Florida, census estimates show

‎MiamiHerald.com – William E. Gibson

Then they look for some kind of job once they get there,” said Emily Eisenhauer, a researcher at Florida International University who studies the labor …

The fight over the Civil War and its cause

‎MiamiHerald.com – James H. Burnett III

“That’s the thing about disputed history,” said South Florida historian Marvin Dunn, an author and former professor at Florida International University. …

Miami arts scene making philanthropic inroads

‎MiamiHerald.com – Hannah Sampson

The couple also have been major donors to both Florida International University and the University of Miami. The New World Symphony building itself cost …

5 years on, Morales’ Bolivian revolution falters

‎BusinessWeek – Carlos Valdez

… 10 years will not be able to meet domestic (oil and natural gas) demand,” said political scientist Eduardo Gamarra of Florida International University. …

2011 BUSINESS PLAN CHALLENGE RULES

‎MiamiHerald.com

This year, we will have three tracks: A Community Track open to anyone in South Florida; an FIU Track open to students and alumni of the university; …

Cuatro siglos de música lírica clásica cubana

El Nuevo Herald

Tras el éxito de una conferencia-concierto dedicada a la zarzuela cubana que ofrecieron el año pasado en la Casa Bacardí de Coral Gables, la soprano Virginia Alonso y el pianista José Ruiz Elcoro repetirán la experiencia el domingo en la Universidad Internacional de la Florida con Cuatro siglos de música lírica clásica cubana.

Book Review: How To Write a Sentence, and How to Read One, by …

‎National Post (blog) – Stanley Fish

Not that Fish acknowledges such modern-day modes of expression; in his slim tome, the professor of humanities and law at Florida International University …

Christo, the wrapper, returns to South Florida

‎MiamiHerald.com

11 at Florida International University’s Modest A. Maidique Campus at … He appears as a guest of FIU’s Steven & Dorothea Green Critics’ Lecture Series. …

Universidad Internacional de la Florida on WSCV (Telemundo) – Miami, FL
Noticiero 51 (News)

…bailar y quiere hacerlo por buena causa, pasen por Universidad Internacional de la Florida este fin de semana por solo 5 dolares disfrutar y ayudaran a esta causa…

Cuba’s economic changes create new entrepreneurs

‎BusinessWeek – Paul Haven – Anne-Marie Garcia

“My fear is that the Cuban state is completely broke,” says Uva de Aragon, a Cuba expert at Florida International University, who is closely watching the …

Se acentúa la crisis del gobierno boliviano

El Nuevo Herald

“La mayoría de los analistas serios del sector de hidrocarburos dice que, a este paso, en diez años Bolivia no podrá satisfacer la demanda interna” de petróleo y gas natural, expresó el profesor de ciencias políticas de la Universidad Internacional de la Florida Eduardo Gamarra.

It’s time for Florida to repeal limits on travel to Cuba

‎Tampabay.com

… the University of Florida, the University of Central Florida and Florida International University has been unsuccessful so far. …

Great Debate

‎Santa Barbara Independent

… is a professor of liberal arts at the University of Illinois, and Stanley Fish is a professor of humanities and law at Florida International University. …

Ligan versión sobre posible estallido de estrella con el 2012

El Nuevo Herald

Pero una astrónoma de Miami difiere de la versión, al menos en algunos detalles. ‘‘Por mucho tiempo hemos sabido que Betelgeuse tiene suficiente masa para terminar su vida como una supernova”, dijo Carolyn Simpson, profesora de Física de la Universidad Internacional de la Florida.

Outside the box: new architecture for business schools

‎Financial Times – Edwin Heathcote

Radically different is the same architects’ Chapman Graduate School of Business at Florida International University, Miami. The building’s prow-shaped …

Stakes High as Cuba’s Economic Reforms Usher In Entrepreneurs (broken link)

‎Jakarta Globe – Paul Haven

“My fear is that the Cuban state is completely broke,” says Uva de Aragon, a Cuba expert at Florida International University. “I don’t want to think about …

Boca Raton Entrepreneur Marc Bell to Speak at the Boca Raton …

‎Benzinga

A life-long business man, Mr. Bell was an adjunct professor at the Global Entrepreneurship Center of Florida International University, where he taught …

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James Cason: Obama’s soft, unilateral policy concessionswill not …

‎Sun-Sentinel – James Cason

… sentenced to five years in 2001; Carlos Alvarez, a Florida International University professor, who pled guilty and was sentenced to five years in 2007; …

The Great Jobs Project: ‘Behind the 8-ball’ job seeker isn’t …

‎The News-Press – Dayna Harpster

According to a report released by Florida International University on Labor Day 2010, wages for the lowest-paid workers in the state have been trending down …

Florida International on WPTV (NBC) – West Palm Beach, FL
Today on 5 (News)

…free concert will start at 7 p- m. Florida International University is getting ready to host its 14th annual Dance Marathon today.The marathon will begin at noon… and will …

Two suns in the sky? Maybe

‎Kansas City Star – Lona O’Connor

… Betelgeuse is massive enough to end its life as a supernova,” said Carolyn Simpson, a physics professor at Florida International University in Miami. …

It’s time for Florida to repeal limits on travel to Cuba

‎Cuba Headlines

… the University of Florida, the University of Central Florida and Florida International University has been unsuccessful so far. …

Senator mulls law to punish firms drilling near Florida

‎KeysNet – David Goodhue

Jorge Piñon, visiting research fellow at the Cuban Research Institute at Florida International University, explained to an audience of about 100 people in …

Democracy is less secure

‎Bellingham Herald – Marifeli Perez-Stable

… non-resident fellow at the Inter-American Dialogue in Washington, a professor at Florida International University and a columnist for the Miami Herald.

Advanced Clinical to Present on Successful Market Adoption for …

‎PR-USA.net (press release)

The event will be held at Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum and Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University. …

Hoy en las artes

El Nuevo Herald

Keyboard Arts Series FIU Alumni in Concert. Hoy, 7:30 p.m. / Concierto-conferencia Four Centuries of…

Universidad Internacional de la Florida on WSCV (Telemundo) – Miami, FL
Lo Mejor de Caso Cerrado (Documental, Special)

…femenia, especializada en conflicto familiar, de la Universidad Internacional de la Florida y el doctor…

Athletics

A Bull market gives a boost to FIU Golden Panthers

‎MiamiHerald.com – Adam H. Beasley

Of FIU’s 23-man recruiting class, a record three are from Northwestern, a football factory that has produced NFL players like Nate Webster, Antonio Bryant …

Boyd Anderson’s Tindal commits to FIU

‎MiamiHerald.com

FIU added another piece to an already stacked 2011 recruiting class, landing Boyd Anderson athlete Corey Tindal. Tindal, considered by experts to be a BCS …

Middle Tennessee 79, FIU 70

‎ESPN

MIAMI — James Washington scored 22 points to lead Middle Tennessee past Florida International 79-70 on Saturday night…

Universidad Internacional de la Florida on CNN en Español – U.S. Cable
Deportes CNN (Sport)

…muchsimo apoyo para extraer para este sueno sabe desde la Universidad internacional de la Florida…

Free throw woes plague FIU

‎MiamiHerald.com – Adam H. Beasley

FIU, again and again, did not. In short, that was the difference between a much-needed FIU win and the Golden Panthers’ sixth consecutive loss. …

Canes women’s tennis topples Golden Panthers

‎MiamiHerald.com

The University of Miami women’s tennis team advanced into the championship match of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend after a 5-2 victory over FIU on Saturday at the …

University of Miami to play host to FIU in women’s tennis Saturday

‎MiamiHerald.com – Walter Villa

The University of Miami women’s tennis team, 1-0 and ranked 11th in the nation, will play host to FIU at 2 pm Saturday as part of ITA …

Boyd Anderson’s Kent Turene decommits from USC

‎Sun-Sentinel – Patrick Lammer

Boyd Anderson defensive back/running back Corey Tindal confirmed he is headed to FIU. Tindal, Broward’s 17th-ranked prospect, committed to FIU over Western …

Palm Beach Central DL Max Martial commits to FIU

‎Palm Beach Post (blog) – Matt Porter

Palm Beach Central defensive lineman Max Martial committed to the Golden Panthers, joining Atlantic wide receiver Ezekiel Turner in FIU’s incoming class. …

Nova Southeastern Swept by FAU, FIU

‎CollegeSwimming.com

Competing head-to-head, the NSU men fell to the FAU Owls 105-92, while the women dropped both to the FIU Golden Panthers 175-40 and FAU 187-28. …

FIU Basketball To Participate in Coaches vs Cancer Awareness This …

‎Boxscore News

MIAMI – FIU Head Coach Isiah Thomas and his staff will take part in Coaches vs. Cancer® Suits and Sneakers awareness weekend this Saturday, Jan. …

NCAA Game Summary – Middle Tennessee at FIU

‎W*USA 9

Miami, FL (Sports Network) – James Washington scored 22 points to lead the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders to a 79-70 victory over the FIU Golden Panthers in …

FIU Men’s Basketball Tangles with Middle Tennessee

‎Boxscore News

The FIU men’s basketball team hosts its 12 home game of the season on Saturday, Jan. 29, when the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders visit US Century Bank Arena. …

Solid final five minutes hands Blue Raiders 79-70 win over FIU

‎GoBlueRaiders.com

(Bradley Lambert) MIAMI – Middle Tennessee used its loss earlier in the week as motivation to play better and it showed on Saturday night against FIU as …

Quick focus change as team prepares for FIU

‎GoBlueRaiders.com

FIU won its first three games to open Sun Belt Conference action but since then has lost five straight including two at home. Middle Tennessee leads the …

Florida International University on ESPN – U.S. Cable
SportsCenter (News, Sport)

… Florida International University’s baseball star Garrett Wittels in the shadow of facing rape charges in the Bahamas has been…

Higher Education

Prepaid tuition: the good, the bad, the confusing

‎MiamiHerald.com

This breakdown shows the estimated cost for an in-state student attending Florida International University this year: BY MICHAEL VASQUEZ Open enrollment for …

University of Florida closing its Paris facility

‎Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Nathan Crabbe

GAINESVILLE – Despite a push to expand its international presence, the University of Florida is closing its Paris …

Volunteering Spirit Wins UCF National Award

‎University of Central Florida

Junior Achievement of Central Florida (JACF) recently presented the University of Central Florida (UCF) with the 2010 President’s Volunteer Service Award …

USF Researcher Finds Significant Improvement in Reading …

‎Business Wire (press release)

(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dr. Susan Homan, distinguished researcher on adolescent literacy from the University of South Florida, released a fifth and sixth year of …

Senate Meeting Agenda: January 31, 2011

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Joint Senates Meeting Agenda: January 31, 2011

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Florida International University • Student Government Association

MEETING AGENDA
January 31, 2011

I. Welcome & Call to Order
II. Pledge of Allegiance
III. Roll Call
IV. Approval of Minutes
V. Speakers Report
VI. Speakers Pro Tempore Report

VII. Unfinished Business

VIII. New Business

IX. Announcements

X. Adjournment

 

Appropriation SR 1180: In Support of the Engineering Expo 2011

January 29, 2011 3 comments

Agenda Item: In Support of the Engineering Expo 2011

Date: January 31, 2011

Committee: Finance Committee

Sponsors: Cristina Loreto, College of Arts and Sciences Senator; Janice Rubio, At Large Senator; Daniel Gonzalez, College of Arts and Sciences Senator;

In Support of the Engineering Expo 2011

WHEREAS, Florida International University’s vision is to lead a student-centered urban public research university that is both locally and globally engaged;

WHEREAS, The Student Government Council at the Modesto A. Maidique Campus is committed to improving the overall student experience by fostering student life, encouraging community involvement, and embracing diversity;

WHEREAS, The Engineering Expo is an exciting and dynamic educational experience designed to engage and expose our local schools and colleges to the wonders of science and engineering;

WHEREAS, Over 150 FIU student volunteers are gathering to become tour guides, demonstrators, and teachers to the mysteries of the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields;

WHEREAS, The Engineering Student Committee promotes unity among the engineering organizations, and encourages students’ participation in activities around the University;

WHEREAS, The Engineering Expo will provide exposure to science and engineering for local public school students, encouraging them to consider careers in engineering, science, and technology professions;

WHEREAS, The Engineering Expo will take place at the Engineering Center on February 25th, 2011;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Student Government Council – Modesto A. Maidique Campus will appropriate $801.00 to the Engineering Expo for pizza and sodas for the FIU students that are volunteering at this event.


Status

Passed unanimously by the Senate, awaiting President’s signature.

Final Vote

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