EGSO Meeting Minutes 30-01-12
Joel Sodano, Michael Amrozowicz, Luke Martin, Chris Jacques, Leeann Barrett, Kate Cove, Joshua Bartlett, Aaron Whitman and Jessy Poole.
Chris announced that the search for the conference keynote speaker continues and that the deadline for abstracts will be decided
Aaron suggested the social events be posted on the EGSO Facebook page, with the help of the EGSO secretary Tony.
On the agenda:
- Regular scheduled happy hours (starting Feb 10, Hillstreet Café at 4).
- Yes! Reading
- Albany Devils Hockey Game: Feb 18 Sat 7 pm $12 per ticket.
- Snow-walk/dog-walk: Saturday Feb 4 or Sunday the 5th. Taking a winter stroll. Walk in the park (contact Aaron)
- Dippikill Retreat: this event will take place on Memorial Day weekend, 25-28 of May. If you are interested in going, you have the option of renting a cabin ($15 per person per day, $45 for the weekend) or a camping spots for $2 a night. There are volleyball courts and grills on sight and free canoes. Contact Jessy Poole for more information.
Kate Cove delivered on behalf of Elaina Frulla regarding the O Albany Fanzine. If you are interested in participating and helping out, send your articles and reviews by the end of the term to Elaina.
Joel Sodano announced the committee will meet to discuss the Spring event: Books for Prisoners.
The committee is also considering organizing a Community Writing Center event. Services will include periodic workshops, resume writing, torturing underserved elements of community
There is an opening within the GSO eborad MCAA Chair.
Luke Martin calls for suggestions for events in the Spring to add to the budget.
The group will organize a faculty roundtable. The time will be announced late March or early April.
The Initiative in Teaching is calling for nominations from EGSO members.
EGSO is looking for a president for GAC Graduate Advisor Committee Interim representative.
Next meeting: Feb 17, 2:30, room 245.