Student Voice Association

The Student Voice Association serves as MICA's student advocacy and advisory board. On behalf of student concerns, SVA serves as a liaison and advisor to MICA's leadership and administration. Undergraduate and graduate students from each department or graduate program, student organizations, and other campus entities, represent the student body at each monthly SVA council meetings.

Graduate Student Council

Overview

The Graduate Student Council (GSC) is a student advocacy group that acts as a liasion between MICA's graduate population and the Office of Graduate Studies with a goal to improve and enhance the MICA graduate experience. Representatives from each graduate program meet regularly to discuss topics relevant to graduate education and student life.

Officers/Leaders

  • Heather Braxton '16 Photographic and Electronic Media
  • Aschely Cone '16 LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting
  • Nasreen Zakariya '16 Photographic and Electronic Media

Meeting Info

Fall Meetings:

  • Wednesday, September 10, 2:30pm; Lazarus Center 109
  • Graduate Town Hall - Wednesday, October 8, 2:30pm; Lazarus Center Auditorium 
  • Wednesday, November 12, 2:30pm; Lazarus Center 109
  • Wednesday, December 10, 2:30pm; Lazarus Center 109

Spring Meetings:

  • Wednesday, February 11, 2:30pm; Lazarus Center 109
  • SVA Town Hall - Wednesday, March 11, 2:30pm; Falvey Hall, Brown Center
  • Wednesday, April 8, 2:30pm; Lazarus Center 109
  • Wednesday, April 29, 2:30pm; Lazarus Center 109

Minutes

Committees

  • Graduate Exhibition Committee
  • Diversity and Equity Forum

Undergraduate Academic Affairs Council

Overview

The Undergraduate Academic Affairs Council oversees all topics affecting students' academic experience. In the past, this has included revising the content of course evaluations, advocating for an increase in building hours during finals, and creating a more equitable process for all majors submitting for competitive scholarships. 

Officers/Leaders

  • Molly Gamble, President
  • Christina Cheng, Vice President
  • Eric Malloy, Marketing Coordinator

Meeting Info

Fall Meetings

  • Thursday, September 11, 12-1pm; Main 110
  • Thursday, October 9, 12-1pm; Main 160
  • Undergraduate Town Hall — Wednesday, October 15, 2-4pm; Leake Lecture Hall
  • Thursday, November 6, 12-1pm; Main 160
  • Thursday, December 4, 12-1pm; Main 160

Spring Meetings

  • Thursday, February 5, 12-1pm; Main 110
  • Thursday, March 5, 12-1pm; Main 160
  • SVA Town Hall - Wednesday, March 11, 2:30pm; Falvey Hall, Brown Center
  • Thursday, April 2, 12-1pm; Main 160
  • Thursday, April 30, 12-1pm; Main 160

Minutes

Committees

  • Communications
  • Course Evaluations

Undergraduate Student Life Council

Overview

The Undergraduate Student Life Council oversees all topics affecting students outside of the classroom. In the past, this has included successfully advocating for better WiFi access in Leake Hall, meeting with the VP of Finance to promote more transparency with MICA's budget, improving timely warnings from Campus Safety, and increasing recycling options on campus.

Officers/Leaders

  • Ben Fann, President
  • Robert Penn, Vice President
  • Cynthia Cheng, Marketing Coordinator
  • Erin Kirchner, Secretary

Meeting Info

Fall Meetings

  • Tuesday, September 16, 12-1pm; M 160
  • Tuesday, October 12, 12-1pm; M 110
  • Undergraduate Town Hall — Wednesday, October 15, 2-4pm; Leake Lecture Hall
  • Tuesday, November 11, 12-1pm; M 160
  • Tuesday, December 2, 12-1pm; M 110

Spring Meetings

  • Tuesday, February 3, 12-1pm; Main 110
  • Tuesday, March 3, 12-1pm; Main 110
  • SVA Town Hall - Wednesday, March 11, 2:30pm; Falvey Hall, Brown Center
  • Tuesday, March 31, 12-1pm; Main 110
  • Tuesday, April 28, 12-1pm; Main 110

Minutes

Committees

  • Campus Safety
  • Community Involvement
  • Dining
  • Health & Wellness
  • Housing
  • Transportation