Elections - Nominations Forms due Tuesday, Mar. 9th
you are planning to run for a position in the Student Association Election
and be affiliated with a political party, according to election
your party must be a registered student organization with the Student
Organizations Advising and Resources (SOAR) office and have the classification "political." In
order for a new student organization to form by the IEC deadline,
the SOAR Office (Union 350) will need the paperwork for new
group by noon on Wednesday, March 3rd. You must have 4 enrolled
students sign the form and one of them must schedule an appointment
to meet with
the SOAR Director prior to 2 pm on Friday March 5th. The charter MUST
be passed at Sunday March 7th Senate meeting (your attendance is required)
your party to appear on the ballot. Failure to meet the above deadlines
will result in your organization not appearing on the ballot.
President/Vice President and Senate Nominations forms are due by 4:00
March 9th. Be sure to have enough EXTRA signatures (in the past many signatures turned in are often invalid or unreadable) attached to your
forms, because you will not be allowed to add additional signatures after
Note: The SOAR Office staff does not have any influence or authority
election process, we merely collect and verify information for the Independent
Election Commission. All process questions or complaints should be addressed to the Election Commissioner, Levi Sosa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Council of Student Organizations will be meeting on Monday, March 8th at
6 pm in Union 260. Members from SAC will be present to answer questions
filling out grant proposals for next year. The major semester funding
meeting (requests above $700 requests) for Fall 2004 is coming up in April.
preparing you fall budgets now, because if you miss the April meeting
you will be limited to asking for $700 or below. As soon as the deadlines
and times for the semester meetings are announced, a separate email will
be sent out to notify you.
are currently 3 open seats on the committee. The purpose and function
of the Student Organization Advising and Resources [SOAR] Office Advisory
Committee is to oversee and make recommendations related to the operation
the SOAR Office concerning policies, budgets and hiring of fulltime staff. If
you are interested in serving on the committee, please fill out the committee
interest form on the Student Association's web page: http://www.uwm.edu/StudentOrg/sa/
Campus Ambassadors Wanted
Ambassadors are a select group of students who participate in unique
and exciting leadership opportunities that truly make a difference in
UWM community. They serve as student leaders at Orientation, participate
leadership initiatives throughout campus and assist new freshmen throughout
their first year at UWM! Please consider joining this elite group of
students! For more information go to:
(see http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/SOAR/Events/calendar/mar04.htm for details)
BLACK & GOLD
Black & Gold Committee and the Student Association are sponsoring
a series of campus-wide forums this semester. They will be presenting
information on current projects and seeking your feedback.
Wednesday, March 10, 2004
Fireside Lounge, UWM Union
April 24, 2004, 10am-1pm
is part of a national campaign to fight hunger and homelessness. The
goal is to raise $7000 (before the 24th) and draw in 1,000 volunteers.
is looking for team leaders, volunteers, and organizations to participate.
There will be a prize for the team leader's team that brings in the
money, as well as a treat for the team. A possibility for the team
prize is a PDA (a.k.a. Palm Pilot). All you would have to do is attempt
raise money and come out on the 24th for approximately 3 hours of service.
The goal for each person is to raise $30. T-Shirts are a possibility
those who reach the goal. E-Mail email@example.com to volunteer
you have questions.