Summer 16 Updates

Hey everyone, just a couple updates on the Senate from the end of last semester/over the summer.  Our meetings for the Fall 2016 semester are going to be Mondays from 7:00 to 9:00 in the Shelnutt Gallery (RU 3606).  As always, all Student Senate meetings are open to members of the Union to attend, and we'll be working with RPITV to get as many as we can filmed/streamed online. Also, here’s a list of the chairs of the Senate’s current Senate Committee Chairs: As normal, if you have any questions, feel free to email me at: Hope your summers go well and see you in the fall! -PI…

Open Call for SGC Chair

Jen Church will be stepping down as Student Government Communications Chair. Are you interested in applying? Email the Grand Marshall at Duties include: - social media posts - management of the Student Government website (WordPress) - postering on campus - other events to reach out to students - StuGov branding…

Return of the Crossgates Mall Shuttle

Hey everyone!   Starting this Saturday, there will be a free shuttle service from the Union to Crossgates Mall and back. It runs from RPI every hour on the hour starting at 4pm until 9pm, and leaves Crossgates every hour on the half hour from 4:30pm until 9:30pm. There is also an extra ride from Crossgates to RPI at midnight, but there will be very limited seating available.   The shuttle service will be available on Nov 14, Dec 12 and Dec 18 - (the Friday that Star Wars comes out!).   Buses pick students up from the Horseshoe and drop students off between Dave & Busters and Dick’s Sporting Goods, and will…

Summer Arch is here and we need YOUR help.

The Student Senate is gathering feedback on the Summer Arch. We need as much help as we can get, and your perspective is important. Email to send your priority concerns, or talk to a Senator (or the Grand Marshal) in person. The GM office is in the Student Union's Student Government Suite, and he's there frequently throughout the week.…

Open Call for RnE Independent Member and Member at Large

RnE Job Descriptions

To Apply: Email to indicate your interest and schedule an interview

Seats Available: Independent Member (anyone not a member of an organization affiliated with IFC or Panhel), and Member at Large (no restrictions)

Selection Process: The independent member and Member at Large are appointed by the chair and confirmed by a vote of the rest of the committee

Time: The term for this position is from now until completion of GM Week 2016 elections.

Deadline: Seats will be filled on a rolling basis as applicants come in

Job Description:
-Must be a member of the Union

-Does not have a strong interest in affiliating themselves with candidates during elections. Members of the committee are expected…

Call for Participation: WebTech

If you have interest in website or app development, creating cool projects, or benefitting fellow RPI students with technological solutions, you may be interested in joining WebTech! WebTech is a student-run group within the RPI Student Senate that focuses on creating applications and other technological solutions that are aimed at improving other students’ experiences at RPI. In contrast to previous years, participation in WebTech will resemble a hackathon-like feel. Instead of weekly meetings, WebTech will hold meet-ups twice per month, which will be scheduled times where anyone interested in working with WebTech projects can come and work on the projects. If you’re interested in joining WebTech this semester, an informational meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 10,…