Weekly Briefs: Sept 16-20

Experiential learning 

Husoni Raymond, president of the St. Thomas University Students’ Union, met with Jessica Hughes, Experiential Office manager, to discuss innovation jam, a workshop to train students on problem-solving and experiential learning, in partnership with Venture for Canada.

Ailish MacKenzie-Foley, vice-president education, said the New Brunswick Student Alliance will be auditing experiential learning in New Brunswick schools from Oct. 1 to 4.

Associate vice-president enrolment to come to STUSU meetings

Husoni Raymond, president, said Ryan Sullivan, the new associate vice-president enrolment, will come to a meeting STUSU meeting. Raymond presented the STUSU plan to Sullivan and they are looking at ways to collaborate.

Visual arts club

Matt Oram, vice-president administration of the STUSU, said the Visual arts club emailed him showing interest to become a club again.

Get Out the Vote website

Ailish MacKenzie-Foley, vice-president education, said the Get Out the Vote website has launched. The website has information about all the parties’ platforms.

STU’s Black Student Association

Dorcas Tshimenga, social inclusion representative, said she created the STU’s Black Student Association Facebook page. She’s also planning Black History month.

Sexuality and gender diversity representative office hours

Tyler McGee, sexuality and gender diversity representative, has office hours each Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Edmund Casey Hall, room G10.

Grad class event

Bri Durant, grad class president, said there will be a grad-class apple picking event on Sept. 28.

Off-campus events

A Halloween movie night will take place on either Oct. 28 or 29. For November, the off-campus representatives, Sydney Shelley and Katrina Amos, are planning a coffee house. They are looking at organizing an off-campus sticker tag event during the winter.

STUgendas

Sarah Kohut, vice-president student life, said more STUgendas are coming this week. They are available at the Help Desk in James Dunn Hall.

Sexual assault prevention meeting

Sarah Kohut, vice-president student life, said she discussed initiatives at a sexual assault prevention meeting with representatives from the University of New Brunswick and New Brunswick Community College.

Emergency bursary committee meeting

Husoni Raymond, president, said he attended an online emergency bursary committee meeting.

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