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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

  • Justin Stafford '19 Mount Royal School of Art
  • Simon Grind '19 Mount Royal School of Art
  • Joseph Orzal '19 Curatorial Practice
  • Prescott '19 Community Arts
  • Normandie Luscher '19 Illustration Practice

Meeting Info

Fall 2018 Meetings

  • Wednesday, September 12, 2:30-3:30pm; Lazarus Center 109
  • Wednesday, October 10, 2:30-3:30pm; Lazarus Center 109
  • Wednesday, November 7, 2:30-3:30pm; Lazarus Center 109
  • Wednesday, December 5, 2:30-3:30pm; Lazarus Center 109

Minutes

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

  • Cole McDonnell, SVA Undergraduate President
  • Cat Delo, SVA Undergraduate Communications Director
  • Cynthia Chen, Vice President
  • Alex Brock, Membership Chair
  • Claire Tomkiw, Secretary

Meeting Info

Fall 2018 Meetings

  • Thursday, September 13, 12-1pm; Main 160
  • Thursday, October 11, 12-1pm; Main 160
  • Thursday, November 8, 12-1pm; Main 160
  • Thursday, December 6, 12-1pm; Main 160

Minutes

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

  • Cole McDonnell, SVA Undergraduate President
  • Cat Delo, SVA Undergraduate Communications Director
  • Ashwin Joseph, Vice President
  • Tanvi Sharma, Membership Chair
  • Harley French, Secretary

Meeting Info

Fall 2018 Meetings

  • Tuesday, September 11, 12-1pm; Main 160
  • Tuesday, October 9, 12-1pm; Main 160
  • Tuesday, November 6, 12-1pm; Main 160
  • Tuesday, December 4, 12-1pm; Main 160

Minutes