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Student Voice Association

The Student Voice Association (SVA) advocates for the interests and needs of the student community at MICA. SVA serves as a liaison between students, administrators, faculty, and staff promoting a culture of transparency, inclusion, and collaboration. 

Graduate Student Council

Overview

The SVA 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 monthly to discuss topics relevant to graduate education and student life.

Officers/Leaders

  • Beth Yashnyk '18 Mount Royal School of Art
  • Ash Lynch '18 Curatorial Practice
  • Vacant

Meeting Info

Fall 2017 Meetings:

  • Wednesday, September 13, 2:30pm; Lazarus Center 109
  • Wednesday, October 11, 2:30pm; Lazarus Center 109
  • Graduate Town Hall - Wednesday, November 1, 2:30pm; Lazarus Center Auditorium
  • Wednesday, December 6, 2:30pm; Lazarus Center 109

Minutes

Committees

  • Graduate Exhibition Committee
  • Power & Equity Forum
  • Campus Safety Committee
  • Exhibitions Committee
  • Accessibility Committee

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

  • Mazzy Bell, SVA Undergraduate President
  • Rheagan King, SVA Undergraduate Communications Director
  • Claire Cho, Vice President
  • Alexi Scheiber, Membership Chair
  • Alec Cerminaro, Secretary

Meeting Info

Fall 2017 Meetings

  • Thursday, September 14, 12-1pm; Main 160
  • Thursday, October 12, 12-1pm; Main 160
  • SVA Undergraduate Town Hall — Wednesday, October 11, 2:30-4pm; Leake Lecture Hall
  • Thursday, November 9, 12-1pm; Main 160
  • Thursday, December 7, 12-1pm; Main 160

Minutes

Committees

  • N/A

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

  • Mazzy Bell, SVA Undergraduate President
  • Rheagan King, SVA Undergraduate Communications Director
  • Maddie Wolfe, Vice President
  • YeEun Kim, Membership Chair
  • Cole McDonnel, Secretary

Meeting Info

Fall 2017 Meetings

  • Tuesday, September 12, 12-1pm; Main 160
  • Thursday, October 10, 12-1pm; Main 160
  • SVA Undergraduate Town Hall - Wednesday, October 11, 2:30-4pm; Leake Lecture Hall
  • Thursday, November 7, 12-1pm; Main 160
  • Thursday, December 5, 12-1pm; Main 160

Minutes

Committees

  • Campus Safety
  • Community Involvement
  • Dining
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Housing
  • Sustainability
  • Transportation