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Council of Clubs Minutes- Nov. 1

Time and Place:

CoC Room, Crooker Center

Nov. 1 – 12:30 p.m.

Clubs Present: 35

Clubs Absent: Alcohol Safety Club, Anime & Video Game Club, Debate Club, Game Changers Society, Irish Culture Club, Mu Phi Epsilon, Net Impact, Sigma Tau Delta, Society’s Forgotten Children

Also Present:

Shundeez Faridifar, faculty representative of student affairs

Nadin Fallah, CoC chair

Angela Moreno, CoC vice chair

Karla Vedan, CoC treasurer

Jennifer Phan, CoC secretary

Isabelle Sheridan, campus sustainability program chair

Angela Nguyen, chair of campus recycling  


Faridifar announced the following upcoming events and opportunities.    

Women’s Volleyball Home Games

  • Friday, Nov. 2 — 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 3 — 1 p.m.
  • SGA Apple prizes and Chick-Fil-A for spectators

SGA provided a “fruit basket raffle” that will include an Apple iWatch and an Apple iPad as prizes. The organization will also hand out Chick-Fil-A sandwiches to the first 100 spectators.

MUN Movie Night: Fail Safe

  • Friday, Nov. 9 — 7 p.m.
  • Free Screening in Anderson #103

Model United Nations will host a movie night for interested spectators. Shundeez informed students to be careful with their promotions, because students can’t have physical advertisements for movies without buying the movie rights.

SAB “Lei’d Back Luau”

  • Thursday, Nov. 15 — 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Free entertainment, food and alcohol

The SAB has organized a free, traditional Hawaiian Luau including a dancing performers, food and an open bar for people age 21 and over.

Deck the Mall

  • Thursday, Nov. 29
  • Christmas activities

Faridifar welcomed all officers to set up a booth and have fundraising activities on the UST campus mall for the annual Christmas celebration, which is open to the public.

Volunteer Opportunity

Caitlin Stevenson, a junior nursing major, announced a volunteer opportunity for any person fluent in Spanish and interested in serving the medical field. She is recruiting for San Jose Clinic, a local clinic providing free healthcare to people in need.

Treasurer’s Report and Funding Requests:

Vedan announced UST’s council has a budget of $22,160.89. The following clubs requested a total amount of $3,535.35 with brief presentations.

The Budget Update Forms were due Nov. 1, at 11:59 p.m.

The Accounting Society requested $1,455.00 to host their Annual Poker Tournament at Black Lab Pub.

The request was approved.

The Filipino Student Association requested $205.35 to host Kamayan, a traditional Filipino meal, on UST campus.

The request was approved.

TriBeta requested $1,875.00 to host their World Science Day event.

The request was approved.

Sustainability Program Announcements:

Ngyuen reminded club officers of sustainable policies practiced on campus and announced a new volunteering program, Green Celts, to help with existing sustainability programs on campus.

Sheridan said she was satisfied with attendance for the campus farmer’s market. She plans to organize more in the near future and asked for club officer involvement and suggestions.

She also announced that the sustainability program will participate in Deck the Mall.

Closing Remarks:

Fallah thanked the club officers for their efforts and spirit in the window painting competition and their contribution to campus beautification.

The Fall Banquet and fifth CoC meeting will be held Nov. 29 in the Ahern Room in Crooker Center at 12:30 p.m.

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