Pretty sure it doesn't get schmoozier
Bwog sent over CCSC Confidante, Angel Jiang, to the council’s last meeting of the year.
CCSC wrapped up a dynamic year by discussing next year’s initiatives, the past year’s successes and controversies, ongoing developments, and puppies 2.0 (coming to a lounge near you on May 6th!). Aki Terasaki began the meeting with two applications from the elections board for a potentially paid CCIT position, coordinating between both CUIT and our student government to streamline CCSC’s interface and increase its online presence. CCIT, “responsible for the infrastructure, hardware, software, web publishing, on-line marketing, and software development/integration needs” of CC and SEAS certainly plays a critical role in revamping the online potential of the elections board, particularly with regard to e-voting. Board members also inquired about ways to become greener and increase job recruiting. Expect a slew of tech initiatives concerning CUIT and CCIT in the upcoming year.
Kenny Durell, USenator, did bring up funding issues with this year’s Bacchanal and the enigmatic $20,000 provided by CCSC in December 2012, which was never transferred to the Bacchanal committee. Payment for public safety and facilities, and whether or not there have been any checks at all on how they charge students for these required services, remains ambiguous as well. This became a contentious and confusing point during the meeting, once again underscoring the importance of communication between student groups. (more…)