Leading Edge Newsletter - November 2004
Volume 9 - Issue 4

Nick Lemus started as the Assistant Director of Student Activities on November 1st. He replaces Erin Pearce who left in July. Nick will be advising the Campus Activities Board, Greek Organizations, and provide event planning assistance to student organizations. Nick's phone number is 229-6760. He does not have a UWM email address yet, but we will forward that as soon as he is assigned one. He will be sending out a letter to all student organizations introducing himself later this month. Please feel free to drop by Union 350 and welcome Nick into the UWM family.


The Student Association's Advisory Committee for the Center for Student Involvement will be meeting Thursday, November 4th at 6 pm to look at four individuals interested transferring into the office. As soon as a process is developed to interview these candidate a email will be sent out to everyone. Until a new person is hired the temp. account is only available 1-2 days per week. Please make sure you allow extra time for processing your financial paperwork.


The Student Neighborhood Association is looking for student org members who want to provide a helping hand in the UWM community. SNA will be sponsoring bi-monthly neighborhood cleanups every other Sunday to get students out into UWM's neighborhood and make a difference. The first cleanup will be on Sunday, November 7. We'll meet in the Union Concourse at 11 a.m. If you are interested in attending, please email lssevcik@uwm.edu with the name of your org and the number of attendees. If we get enough workers, it shouldn't take more than an hour. Remember to bring a pair of gloves!


Earlier this year, the Union Policy Board heard numerous complaints from students about how office lease procedures were handled. Now, WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR OPINION at and open forum: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2004, 3-5PM, UNION E280. UPB will listen to student’s concerns over:

• Dates for turning in contracts
• Communications difficulties between UPB and Org’s
• Understanding the lease & Lease process changes
Please show up if you have any concerns. UPB is here to serve you and we need your opinions! If you or a representative from your organization cannot make this meeting and you would like to submit your comments via e-mail, please contact Joe Ahlers at JBAHLERS@UWM.EDU.