Haley Sylvester

Haley Sylvester is from Greenwich, CT and an undergraduate student at the University of Maine. She is studying Management and Marketing with a concentration in International Business and a minor in Professional Writing. She joined the Maine Campus in the spring of 2016 and currently serves as the News Editor.

Partner’s for World Health brought the General Student Senate (GSS) to task this week with a brief reminder of their upcoming fundraiser for their medical mission trip to be held in Minsky Hall on April 8 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Club Maintenance

The University of Maine Associated Builders and Contractors Club received final club recognition.

The Paranormal Investigation Club officially changed their name to Investigation Into Non-Mainstream Beliefs to better represent their operations.

Club Presentations

Engineers Without Borders thanked GSS for help in funding their trip to the International Summit in Denver.

Periodic Reports

Senator Connor Scott reported that the finances within the board of trustees are going smoothly. He discussed the decrease of density in the buildings on the UMS campuses which is contributing to the value drop of the property. As of right now, there is a $15 million shortfall to work on the infrastructure.

Scott also briefly chatted about the new parking lot to be built where the current Kappa Sigma fraternity house is at 89 College Ave. It will take $140,000 to demolish the house and less than $500,000 to turn it into a commuter parking lot.

Allocations

$200 was allocated to the Senior Skulls for their office budget.

$200 was allocated to the Muslim Student Association for their office budget.

$530 was allocated to the Maine Peace Action Committee for their spring newsletter.

$900 was allocated to the Students for Exploration and Development of Space for their NASA Student Launch.

$831 was allocated to Lacrosse for their spring season.

$550 was allocated to Maine Masque for their spring show.

$600 was allocated the Woodsmen Team for their tournament.

$600 was allocated to the UMaine chapter of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for their Region 1 Conference.

$800 was allocated to Phi Gamma Delta for the second annual Fiji Faceoff Classic.

$436 was allocated to Fast Pitch Softball for their spring season.

New Business

Jamika Mitchell was appointed to senator.