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

  • Demi Canty '16 Social Design
  • Mandy Chesney '17 Mount Royal School of Art
  • Maren Henson '17 Mount Royal School of Art

Meeting Info

Fall Meetings:

  • Wednesday, September 9, 2:30pm; Lazarus Center 109
  • Graduate Town Hall - Wednesday, October 7, 2:30pm; Lazarus Center Auditorium 
  • Wednesday, October 14, 2:30pm; Lazarus Center 109
  • Wednesday, November 11, 2:30pm; Lazarus Center 109
  • Wednesday, December 9, 2:30pm; Lazarus Center 109

Minutes

Committees

  • Graduate Exhibition Committee
  • Power and Equity Forum
  • Campus Safey 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

  • Hannah Imel, SVA Undergraduate President
  • Aage Vetter, SVA Undergraduate Communications Director
  • Jane Yeon, Vice President
  • Claire Cho, Membership Chair
  • Joe Leonard, Secretary

Meeting Info

Fall 2016 Meetings

  • Thursday, September 15, 12-1pm; Main 110
  • Thursday, October 6, 12-1pm; Main 160
  • Undergraduate Town Hall — Wednesday, October 19, 2:30-4pm; Leake Lecture Hall
  • Thursday, November 3, 12-1pm; Main 160
  • Thursday, December 1, 12-1pm; Main 160

Minutes

Committees

  • TBD

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

  • Hannah Imel, SVA Undergraduate President
  • Aage Vetter, SVA Undergraduate Communications Director
  • John Woods, Vice President
  • Emary Parisi, Membership Chair
  • Catherine Khamnouane, Secretary

Meeting Info

Fall 2016 Meetings

  • Tuesday, September 13, 12-1pm; Main 160
    Tuesday, October 4, 12-1pm; Main 160
    Undergraduate Town Hall - Wednesday, October 19, 2:30-4pm; Leake Lecture Hall
    Tuesday, November 1, 12-1pm; Main 160
    Tuesday, November 29, 12-1pm; Main 160

Minutes

Committees

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