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Highlights from the Sept. 6 B&A Meeting

Student GovernmentTwo Interfaith Center members receive funding for leadership conference

In separate travel requests, Clare Stern and Emily Schroder were each granted $500 in a unanimous 7-0 vote. The money will allow these two students to attend The President’s Interfaith and Community Service Challenge in Washington D.C.

Travel request denied

UNF Sigma Alpha Pi requested $2500 to fly eight students to a leadership conference in Atlanta, GA. The request was denied.

Student Government expansion receives funding

The Student Government Executive Branch requested $16,064.71 from the Student Union Fund Balance to build out room 3307, which is currently a doorless workspace. The money would go to renovating the workspace and turning to into an office space for the Student Government advisor. Carlo Fassi, UNF Student Body President, said this is so the advisor can be closer to the students. The request was approved 7-0.

Veterans Memorial receives start-up funding

The Executive Branch and the Military and Veteran’s Resource Center requested $25,000 from the Student Union Fund Balance as initial funding for a Veterans Memorial. The memorial is to be located between the college of education and Coxwell Ampitheater. Sauer, a construction company, donated $15,000 and a free cost estimate to UNF for the memorial. The remaining cost for the project, which is currently unknown, will be gathered through donations. The request was granted 7-0.

S.G aides O.P in bringing more concerts to UNF

Osprey Productions requested $56,000 from the special requests fund balance to enhance concerts at UNF. The request was granted 7-0.

Club Alliance receives funding for club fairs

Club Alliance requested $10,538 to fund specialized club fairs. These club fairs will be held every Thursday in the Student Union Plaza. Each week will feature clubs from a different club classification. The five club classifications are academic, religious/faith based, sports/recreation, philanthropic, and special interest. Each category will get two club fairs per semester. The money will also go to assisting in the production of Club Fest. The request was passed in a 6-1 vote.

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