Justice of the court resigns; new justice, senator approved

Chief Justice Coy Clark received a resignation email on Jan. 20, effective immediately, from BriAnn Staub, a justice on the Constitutional Court. A letter from Staub stated that personal reasons was the reason for resigning, Clark said.

“I just felt like I had too much on my plate and I had to prioritize,” Staub said Tuesday evening.

Senator At Large Todd Roenfeldt resigned from his Senate position and Student Senate President Katrina Hurley appointed Roenfeldt to the justice position on the Constitutional Court.

Hurley also appointed Stephanie Alfred to an at large position. Due to Roenfeldt’s resignation, there is an at large position open on campus. Senate already has three applicants for the position. If you are interested, contact Student Senate.

Student Senate has $66,440.50 in unallocated funds.

The Campus Improvement Committee reported that they have been looking into water bottle filling stations on campus. They are also looking at placing vending machines in several buildings on campus including Burkhiser Technology Complex, Old Admin, Edna Hall, Memorial Hall, Crites Hall, the complex, Brooks Hall, and Eagle Ridge.

Student Trustee Mikayla Gallagher said applications for the Student Trustee position are due Feb. 5 in Enrollment Management, Marketing and Student Services Vice President John Hansen’s office. For applications, email Gallagher, go to the Senate office, or go to Hansen’s office. This position requires three letters of recommendation. For information on the position, contact Gallagher.

Director of Student Affairs and Student Activities and Recreation Chris Green said a bus with the first 50 students to sign up in the NPAC will travel to the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to watch the CSC wrestling team at the RMAC Championships. The bus will leave at 11:45 p.m., Saturday. Contact Green for more information.

Tentative prices for one-way tickets on the Ride the Bus program are around $85 to Denver, around $60 to Cheyenne, Wyoming, and around $175 to Lincoln and Omaha. Check your email and junk mail for the survey on the Ride the Bus program.

Faculty Adviser Mathew Brust said advising month is in February. He and Career and Academic Planning Services Director Deena Kennell encouraged senators to tell their constituents to meet with your adviser, or whoever helps you set up your schedule, to sign up for classes by March or April.

The Navy Seals will be coming to CSC to have leadership sessions with students, athletes, and senators. The date was not announced.

Alfred said that she will bring a quote next week for a handheld web tracking system that would use the school’s email database to immediately send an email to the student when a package is scanned in the mail room. This device will make receiving packages timelier.

Compliance Athletics Graduate Assistant Alyssa Bauer presented four speakers to Senate for them to choose one to bring to campus in April. These speakers and their topics are: Adam “Smiley” Poswolsky over career planning; Justin Jones over diversity; Tom Krieglstein over leveraging social media to score your dream job; and Jess Ekstrom over career planning. Kennel said career and academic planning services would pay for half of the cost of a speaker if he or she presents on career planning.

Hurley asked for an allocation of no more than $350 for recycling bins on campus. The senators voted against this and asked Hurley to look into grants for recycling bins.

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