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Event Advisory: March Press Conference

March 24, 2011 Leave a comment

Event Advisory Notice

Who: The Student Government Council of the Modesto A. Maidique Campus at Florida International University

What: The Student Government Council of the Modesto A. Maidique Campus at Florida International University’s March Press Conference

When: 25th of March 2011, from 3pm-5pm

Where: Graham Center, GC 305

Why: The Student Government Council of the Modesto A. Maidique Campus at Florida
International University will facilitate its monthly Press Conference on the 25th of
March from 3pm-5pm to review with student media (and other individuals
present) SGC-MMC’s progress since the last press conference held on the 18th of
February.

Details: Your attendance is highly encouraged. For members of student media, this will be
your opportunity to interact with members of the councils present. For members of the Biscayne Bay, Modesto Maidique and Governing Councils, this will be your opportunity to address student media and individuals present on the progress and objective (s) of your respective council. Please kindly RSVP to sga.press@fiu.edu. We hope to see you there!

Additional Information
For additional Information, visit our websites at fiu.edu/~sga, fiusga.wordpress.com and facebook.com/fiusga. You may also contact Andrew Vaz, SGC-MMC Press secretary at sga.press@fiu.edu or by calling our office in Graham Center, Room 211, at +1.305.348.2121.

About Florida International University
Florida International University is Miami’s 1st and only public research institution of higher learning. Serving nearly 40,000 students, FIU is amongst the 25th largest Universities in the nation, boasting 12 Colleges and Schools that offer in excess of 200 Bachelors, Masters, Doctoral and Professional degrees. With over 100,000 Alumni living and working in South Florida, the impact that FIU has had on the local community is incalculable.

About the Student Government Association at FIU
The Student Government Association at FIU affords students the opportunity to cultivate their leadership skills by serving as liaisons of the student body to the University Administration, hence gaining valuable experience in governance and stewardship. With over 40 senators, 60 cabinet members, 20 committees and 40 interns, SGA provides a challenging yet sustainable environment in which students can contribute to student life and in turn, the university community.

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Press Release: the Spring 2011 Student Engagement Series

March 24, 2011 Leave a comment

Press Release
The Student Government Council at the Modesto A. Maidique Campus (SGC-MMC) at Florida International University (FIU) will facilitate a student engagement series in the spring of 2011

Miami, Florida (23 March 2011)—SGC-MMC President and University Trustee Helena Ramirez announced today that SGC-MMC will facilitate a student engagement series in the spring of 2011. The objective of the engagement series is to provide students with a mechanism through which to voice their desires and concerns. As her tenure as President of the SGC-MMC is coming to a close this semester, she would appreciate your presence at her final Student Engagement Series.

President Ramirez continues, noting “the student engagement series will provide a safe, friendly environment in which students will discuss issues of most concern to them, which is the element that I am excited about; the personal interaction with members of the student body,” and further mentions “as an integral aspect of the engagement series, SGC-MMC is doing what it can to ensure that the respective university administrators are in attendance at the relative engagement town hall meetings. The attendance of university administrators at the engagement town hall meetings will re-enforce the university’s commitment to further developing and enhancing student services here at FIU.”

There shall be five installments this semester. The first installment of the series will focus on issues regarding Tuition and Fees and it will take place on the 28th of March 2011 in GC Ballroom East from 11am-1pm. The second installment will cover issues regarding Parking and Transportation and is set to take place on the 30th of March 2011 in GC Panther Suite from 11am-1pm. The third installment of the series will focus on issue related to Sustainability and is set to take place on the 1st of April 2011 in GC Ballroom East from 11am-1pm. The fourth installment in the spring 2011 student engagement series will focus on athletics and it will take place on the 7th of April 2011 from 11am to 1pm in GC 243. The fifth and final installment will focus on topics relating to Student Services and is set to take place on the 8th of April 2011 in the GC Panther Suite from 11am to 1pm.

Overall, the student engagement series will provide a means through which SGC-MMC will tackle the issues as it pertains to the student body. For more information about the fall 2010 student engagement series, please send e-mail to sga@fiu.edu, or visit SGC-MMC’s office in Graham Center, Room 211. See you at the engagement series!

Additional Information
For additional Information, visit our websites at fiu.edu/~sga and fiusga.wordpress.com. You may follow us on Facebook; keyword “FIU Student Government Association.” You may also contact Andrew Vaz, SGC-MMC Press Secretary at avaz001@fiu.edu.

About Florida International University
Florida International University is Miami’s 1st and only public research institution of higher learning. Serving nearly 40,000 students, FIU is amongst the 25th largest Universities in the nation, boasting 12 Colleges and Schools that offer in excess of 200 Bachelors, Masters, Doctoral and Professional degrees. With over 100,000 Alumni living and working in South Florida, the impact that FIU has had on the local community is incalculable.

About the Student Government Association at FIU
The Student Government Association at FIU affords students the opportunity to cultivate their leadership skills by serving as liaisons of the student body to the University Administration, hence gaining valuable experience in governance and stewardship. With over 40 senators, 60 cabinet members, 20 committees and 40 interns, SGA provides a challenging yet sustainable environment in which students can contribute to student life and in turn, the university community.

Press Release: SGA has open Senate seats

February 14, 2011 Leave a comment

Press Release
The FIU Student Government Association has open seats in the Senate

The Student Government Association has open senate seats available to all undergraduate and graduate students.

Miami, Florida (14 February 2011)— The Student Government Council – Modesto A. Maidique Campus Senate has seats open for the following colleges:

*1 for Housing
*1 for Engineering and Computing Science
*1 for Lower Division

As a Senator, you would work with students, faculty, administration, and members of the local community to provide the best services possible to the student body.

The position is open to undergraduate and graduate students registered with the college who meet the following criteria:

FOR UNDERGRADUATE APPLICANTS
* Maintain no less than a 2.5 cumulative grade point average and a 2.0 term grade point average.
* Shall maintain a minimum of nine (9) undergraduate credit hours; in their semester of graduation these Senators are exempt from these requirements, but shall maintain a minimum of three (3) credit hours.

FOR GRADUATE APPLICANTS:
*Maintain no less than a 3.0 cumulative graduate grade point average and a 2.5 term grade point average.
*Maintain, during Fall and Spring semesters, a minimum of six (6) graduate credit hours; in their semester of graduation, these Senators are exempt these requirements,
but shall maintain a minimum of three (3) credit hours.

FOR ALL APPLICANTS
* Be able to attend the Senate meetings every Monday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm.
* Be registered, during Fall and Spring semesters, for no less than fifty (50) percent of his/her classes at the campus he/she represents.
* Be under no academic or disciplinary sanctions as detailed in the Student Code of Conduct.

Fill out the application available online at http://go.fiu.edu/senate and turn it in to GC 211 no later than

February 21, 2011 at 12:00pm

The Senate will select and confirm the candidates for the positions on February 21, 2011 at 4:00pm in RBD 1000.

If you have any questions, comments and/or concerns as it pertains to the open application period to fill the vacant senate seats, please contact SGC-MMCSenate Speaker Hector Mujica at hmuji001@fiu.edu or call 305-348-2121.

Additional Information
For additional Information, visit our website at fiu.edu/~sga. You may also follow us on Facebook; keyword “FIU Student Government Association.” You may also contact SGC-MMC Press Secretary Andrew Vaz at avaz001@fiu.edu.

About Florida International University
Florida International University is Miami’s 1st and only public research institution of higher learning. Serving nearly 40,000 students, FIU is amongst the 15th largest Universities in the nation, boasting 12 Colleges and Schools that offer in excess of 200 Bachelors, Masters, Doctoral and Professional degrees. With over 100,000 Alumni living and working in South Florida, the impact that FIU has had on the local community is incalculable.

About the Student Government Association at FIU
The Student Government Association at FIU affords students the opportunity to cultivate their leadership skills by serving as adversaries between University Administration and the student body, hence gaining valuable experience in governance and stewardship. With over 40 senators, 60 cabinet members, 20 committees and 40 interns, SGA provides a challenging yet sustainable environment in which students can contribute to student life and in turn, the university community.

Event Advisory Notice – Senate Hearings

February 11, 2011 Leave a comment

Event Advisory Notice

Who: FIU Student Government Council – Modesto A. Maidique Campus

What: SGA Grievance Hearings

When: 11th February 2011, 3:30pm – 7:30pm

Where: RDB 1000 & RDB 2001

Why: The Court will be holding hearings for several grievances received from the Senate
on Friday February 11th, 2011 at 3:30pm. The hearings will be in 30 minute blocks
starting at 3:30pm.

Details: Your attendance is highly encouraged.

Additional Information
For additional Information, visit our websites at fiu.edu/~sga, fiusga.wordpress.com and facebook.com/fiusga. You may also contact Andrew Vaz, SGC-MMC Press secretary at sga.press@fiu.edu or by calling our office in Graham Center, Room 211, at +1.305.348.2121.

About Florida International University
Florida International University is Miami’s 1st and only public research institution of higher learning. Serving nearly 40,000 students, FIU is amongst the 25th largest Universities in the nation, boasting 12 Colleges and Schools that offer in excess of 200 Bachelors, Masters, Doctoral and Professional degrees. With over 100,000 Alumni living and working in South Florida, the impact that FIU has had on the local community is incalculable.

About the Student Government Association at FIU
The Student Government Association at FIU affords students the opportunity to cultivate their leadership skills by serving as liaisons of the student body to the University Administration, hence gaining valuable experience in governance and stewardship. With over 40 senators, 60 cabinet members, 20 committees and 40 interns, SGA provides a challenging yet sustainable environment in which students can contribute to student life and in turn, the university community.

Event Advisory Notice : Black Out, Green On Block Party

February 9, 2011 Leave a comment

Event Advisory Notice

Who: FIU Student Government Council – Modesto A. Maidique Campus

What: Black Out, Green On Block Party

When: 9th February 2011, 6pm – 9pm

Where: MMC Housing Quad

Why: FIU will celebrate Earth Hour with a public event featuring live performances
and free food. Located in the MMC Housing Quad from 6pm to 9pm, with the
Housing Quad going dark at 8pm in honor of Earth Hour.

Details: Your attendance is highly encouraged. We hope to see you there!

Additional Information
For additional Information, visit our websites at fiu.edu/~sga, fiusga.wordpress.com and facebook.com/fiusga. You may also contact Andrew Vaz, SGC-MMC Press secretary at sga.press@fiu.edu or by calling our office in Graham Center, Room 211, at +1.305.348.2121.

About Florida International University
Florida International University is Miami’s 1st and only public research institution of higher learning. Serving nearly 40,000 students, FIU is amongst the 25th largest Universities in the nation, boasting 12 Colleges and Schools that offer in excess of 200 Bachelors, Masters, Doctoral and Professional degrees. With over 100,000 Alumni living and working in South Florida, the impact that FIU has had on the local community is incalculable.

About the Student Government Association at FIU
The Student Government Association at FIU affords students the opportunity to cultivate their leadership skills by serving as liaisons of the student body to the University Administration, hence gaining valuable experience in governance and stewardship. With over 40 senators, 60 cabinet members, 20 committees and 40 interns, SGA provides a challenging yet sustainable environment in which students can contribute to student life and in turn, the university community.

Housing, Lower Division and Engineering and Computing Senate Seats Available

February 7, 2011 Leave a comment

The Student Government Council – Modesto A. Maidique Campus Senate has seats open for the following colleges:

*1 for Housing
*1 for Engineering and Computer Science
*1 for Lower Division

As a Senator, you would work with students, faculty, administration, and members of the local community to provide the best services possible to the student body.

The position is open to undergraduate and graduate students registered with the college who meet the following criteria:

FOR UNDERGRADUATE APPLICANTS
* Maintain no less than a 2.5 cumulative grade point average and a 2.0 term grade point average.
* Shall maintain a minimum of nine (9) undergraduate credit hours; in their semester of graduation these Senators are exempt from these requirements, but shall maintain a minimum of three (3) credit hours.

FOR GRADUATE APPLICANTS:
*Maintain no less than a 3.0 cumulative graduate grade point average and a 2.5 term grade point average.
*Maintain, during Fall and Spring semesters, a minimum of six (6) graduate credit hours; in their semester of graduation, these Senators are exempt these requirements,
but shall maintain a minimum of three (3) credit hours.

FOR ALL APPLICANTS
* Be able to attend the Senate meetings every Monday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm.
* Be registered, during Fall and Spring semesters, for no less than fifty (50) percent of his/her classes at the campus he/she represents.
* Be under no academic or disciplinary sanctions as detailed in the Student Code of Conduct.

Fill out the application and turn it in to GC 211 no later than February 18, 2011 at 5:00pm

The Senate will select and confirm the candidates for the positions on February 21, 2011 at 4:00pm in RBD 1000.

If you have any questions, comments and/or concerns as it pertains to the open application period to fill the vacant senate seats, please contact SGC-MMC Senate Speaker Hector Mujica at hmuji001@fiu.edu or call 305-348-2121.

 

Be Part of the Difference

February 4, 2011 Leave a comment

SGA Elections 2011

Student Government Candidate Applications will be available starting February 4 at 12:00pm online or at the SGA Office in GC 211.

Applications are due February 18, 2011 at 5:00pm in the SGA Office, GC 211.

For more information contact the Elections Board Commissioner Andrea Alhadari at aalha002@fiu.edu.

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President/Vice President Application

Senator Application