Presentation on theme: "Social Science Students’ Council. What is the Social Science Students’ Council? 60 student representatives from within the Faculty of Social Science."— Presentation transcript:
What is the Social Science Students’ Council? 60 student representatives from within the Faculty of Social Science We advocate for the interests of Social Science students to the Dean, the University Students’ Council (USC), and the University Senate. Programming such as concerts, academic information sessions, speakers, homecoming parade, Social Science Formal and provide assistance to other student groups on campus.
Your Exec Team Matt – President Gianluca – VP Student EventsAbdalla – VP Finance Laurissa – VP Academics Jess – VP Communications
The Academics Portfolio Academics portfolio consists (constitutionally) of 24 members: VP Academics – Laurissa Wiitala Academics-at-Large – Steph Brash Department Representatives (22) 2 Representatives for each of the 11 departments within Social Science American Studies, Anthropology, Economics, First Nations Studies, Geography, History, MOS, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology & Women’s Studies
The Academics Portfolio Plan & facilitate academic related events and programming such as academic help sessions for various processes, student seminars, prof speakers, inter-department events, and more. Act as a resource for students seeking peer-to-peer academic help, advice & assistance.
Get Involved in Academics Run for a VACANT Department Representative position American Studies , Anthropology , Women’s Studies . Must be taking 2.0 credits in the department and a 2 nd year student or higher. Join us at various SSSC Academic events throughout the year. Prof Speaker Series, Intent To Register Sessions Volunteer on any of the other various committees to help us promote SSSC initiatives
Department Clubs Each Department in Social Science has a corresponding student club that plans event for students in their modules Check them out this week in the Mustang Lounge for Clubs Week Some have First Year positions! Learn more at ssscwestern.ca/clubs
Department Clubs American Studies Association Anthropology Society Economics Students’ Association Geography Students’ Association History Society Association of International Relations SLUGS (Student Linguistics Undergraduate Society) MOSSA (Management and Organizational Studies Students’ Association) Political Science Association Western Psychology Association Sociology Students’ Association Urban Development Association Women’s Studies Students’ Council Other: Pre-Business Students’ Network, Pre-Law Society, Debate Society, Transitional Justice Club, Ect.
SSSC Involvement First Year Representatives Each Residence/Off Campus has a council of students, one of whom is the Social Science Rep. Ask your Residence/ Off Campus Soph for more information. Each residence performs it’s own election/selection process There is also a First Year Student Caucus rep who sits on the University Students’ Council and the SSSC. More information ssscwestern.ca to come after Residence/OC reps has been chosen. Committees SSSC Street Team (Communications) ‘The Bravery Bunch’ Charity Committee Department Clubs (Academics)
USC Social Science Councillor One position has become vacant for one of the twelve social science students that sit on the USC. This has a heavy time commitment. 5-7 hours a week minimum (including two meetings, office hours, mandatory committees, special events) Bi-Election will take place in October. If you are interested then join our mailing list. When we find out, you will find out!
SSSC Street Team Combination of the Promotions/Communications Committee and the Events Committee. Help promote council events and assist in the preparation of council events. The Street Team will work closely with the Charity Committee in promotion of charity related events. The Street Team will be an integral part of council, and is welcomed to join in any council socials, hold office hours if they so choose, and are expected to attend Social Science Ball. Requirements: Must be a Social Science student. Leadership Positions Street Team Leader leads the street team and brainstorms new ways to promote key events (Social Sci Formal, Coffee Houses, Bar Nights, Concerts) May choose to create their own mini executive to ensure success!
Google: Bhupinder Name Meaning Bhupinder Dulku 4 th Year Honors Economics, Political Science, and Philosophy (EPP) Degree facebook.com/bhupinder.dulku Group: The SSSC Bravery Bunch @BhupinderDulku @BraveryBunch firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
“The Bravery Bunch” to be as synonymous with charity and the Social Science Students’ Council as “The Dream Team” is to Health Science Students Council. “That’s the Motto SSSC YOLO”
What is Needed More sponsorship Collaboration – with the clubs Branding of the Bravery Bunch – only been two years The Hype of Charity needs to remain in order for members to feel involved and passionate. Foundational for Success
2 Officers Duties: Assist with planning and executing charity events Be actively involved in finding new and interesting ways to promote the Bravery Bunch affiliation with CHF Backbone of the Bravery Bunch Interested? ----- See me after!
Visit our Office Social Science Centre Room 1124 *near Tim Hortons!
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