The Leading Edge
Volume 8 -Issue 10 June 2004  

Involvement Opportunities:

Student Org News:
Council of Student Orgs
Funding Changes

Upcoming Events:

Org of the Month

President's Corner

Advisor's Corner

Quote Corner


First Student Association Meeting
The 2004-2005 Student Association Senate will be holding their first meeting on Sunday, June 6th at 1 pm in the Union Ballroom West.

Financial Specialist on Paid Administrative Leave
Pam, the SOAR Financial Specialist, will be on paid administrative leave until further notice. Pending the outcome of an audit and police investigation, she may not return to SOAR. We are in the process of hiring a temporary financial specialist until this situation is resolved. Due to the lack of staff right now, please allow additional time for your financial transactions to take place.

If you need assistance with your student organization segregated fee expenditures, please contact the SOAR main office at 229.5780 or to make arrangements to see an advisor. Remember, all reimbursement requests must be in the SOAR office by June 4th, office supply or equipment orders must be placed by June 9th, and all vendor invoices must be received by June 15th in order to be processed prior to the fiscal year closing.

Say Goodbye to Erin Pearce
Erin Pearce accepted a Program Coordinator position at her graduate alma mater Illinois State University. The job will be an increase in responsibility and allow her to work in new areas of the profession. We all will miss her greatly and wish her well in her new job. Erin's last day will be July 8th, so please stop by in before then to say goodbye.

Student Organization Fair
There are still a few opening for student organization tables at the Party with the Panther on September 9th. You can get the sign up form from: or by emailing Erin Pearce at Party with the Panther is a great time to get new members, publicize your organization, and let others know about upcoming events.

Editor's Notes
The Leading Edge is filled with information, tips, and ideas to assist student organization officers, members & advisors in the management of their organizations. The Leading Edge is a monthly on-line newsletter published from September to April by the Student Organization Advising & Resources (SOAR) Office.
Articles and copy ideas are due by the 20th of the month prior to when the information will be published. If you have suggestions or ideas for the newsletter, please sent them to epearce @ or to Leading Edge, Box 413, Union 350, Milwaukee, WI 53201.

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Student Organization Advising and Resources
PO Box 413, E350 Union Building
Milwaukee WI 53201-0413

Phone: 414-229-5780
Facsimile: 414-229-2443

SOAR Office