February 21 Senate Meeting recap

The Senate Meetings take place every other Friday and are open to the student body.


The Senate Meetings take place every other Friday and are open to the student body.

Stefano Ausenda, Contributing Editor

Below are the main points from the bi-weekly senate meeting:

  • A presenter proposes an “Earth Week” event, which will provide incentives for the most trash picked up by each campus organization.


  • Pace Delivers is implementing a catering menu for campus organizations’ events. The plan will be be fully implemented by the fall.


  • Applications are open for Student Government, election committee and to join the senior class committee.


  • Starting as soon as possible, new shuttles will be running two days a week from campus to Thornwood, and to the city campus on the weekends.


  • Pop Smoke, the headliner for the spring carnival, was killed earlier this week at age 20.


  • After much discussion, the yearbook will be made for the 2019-2020 academic year. Students are strongly encouraged to join the club to help.


  • SGA & SDCA are looking for possible themes for the midnight breakfast and senior brunch.


  • PAW budgets due on march 2 at 5 p.m.


  • Students are invited to sign up for the brown bag lunch with Provost Quinones on March 2.


  • Engage will take the place of the online community engagement site OrgSync in May. Both campuses will transition to Engage over the summer and any data that’s left on OrgSync will be migrated to the other platform.


  • From now on, the mobile food pantry will be held in Kessel Multipurpose Room. The next pantry will start at 3:30 p.m. on March 10.


  • SGA proposed a $250/semester stipend for members of the judicial board and the finance committee, starting in the fall semester. This was to incentivize students to become more involved within SGA. This motion was almost unanimously approved by Senate.


  • The Spring Spirit Week will be the week of April 13t and will be similar to the fall spirit week.


Read The Pace Chronicle for key points on the biweekly senate meetings.