Thursday, February 25, 2010

Student Affairs meeting today and everyone is busy

Following the "African American Male Webinar" today in Stockade 102, Student Affairs held their regularly scheduled meeting. I must say, it was relatively fast (they only had a little over an hour before the offices closed for the day) and yet, very productive.

When we think of meetings, no matter where we work, we often imagine sitting in a chair for a long period of time and the discussions going on, and on, and on, and on, and never seeming to get anything accomplished.

I sure have seen enough of these kinds of meetings in my day.

But, today we were effective and shared a lot of information. I credit this successful meeting to all of the employees in attendance. Each person shared their thoughts, ideas, and current plans for their slice of the whole Student Affairs pie-- and boy were their ideas tasty.

I say tasty, because we could all grasp each development as it was presented. We understood the ideas each person shared and could see the thoughts becoming actions.

Things are moving along quickly. Everyone has their missions and are working hard to follow through!

Problems were identified and solutions were already in place before each person could get back to their office.

SATURDAY is Financial Aid Day! All SUNY schools will be hosting this day for all new students wanting to apply to SCCC.

On the Agenda for upcoming events in March on campus:

1. March 2nd 11:30 - 1:00 in Stockade 101

President Bullock will be presenting on College issues including, the budget, reorganizational structure, the Strategic Plan and of his experience at Obama's State of the Union Address

2. March 3rd 4:00- 5:00 in the Lally Mohawk Room

Erika Dietz presents "VENTURE ON THE ROAD LESS TRAVLED" a presentation sure to get you ready for the future, no matter what it holds.

3. March 4th Career Fair in the Student Center

4. March 9th SUNY Lobby Day 7:00-3:00 Mandatory meeting for all representatives March 2nd

Still seeking 4 students who would be interested in participating in this unique learning experience.

5. March 9th Transfer Fair 11-1 pm

6. March 9th 3:45-4:45 in the Activity Forum

Smarty Beans Coffee House presents "Blogging Basics" presented by Kristine Moore (that's me). Learn more about the blogosphere.

7. March 25th Stockade 101 4:00-5:00

SAB PRESENTS Robert Channing Mentalist. He claims to be able to predict what one of the staff will be wearing the day of the show or the show is Free!

March is Women's History Month

Looking for Students to Mentor other students. Are you interested, or know someone who is? Call 381-1478 and I'll give you more details.

Scholarships are available in March- pick up your scholarship packet from Financial Aid

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