Helping Each other And Redefining Tomorrow
A Class II Organization of the SGA, Inc.

Meeting# 7

March 12, 2008
In Session: 3:01 pm


Attendance: Michelle Hagerty, Alissa Mahadeen, Kelly Teegan, Amanda Kuscera, Maria Vicente, Alissa Mahadeen, Lisa Ponsi, Melanie Simoes, Jean Castillo, Alyson Kuritz, Victoria Akansa, EHather Altschuler, Vanessa Johnson, Ariel Murakhovsky, Linda Uwumarogie, Eric Radel, David Peck, Christie Kozlowski



President (Amanda Kucsera): We raised $50 at our Spring Bake sale. Thank you to everyone who baked and worked at it.


Vice President (Maria Vicente):  I will be taking the leftovers from the bake sale to my cousin’s work because she sells food every Thursday to raise money for the March of Dimes.


Secretary (Michelle Hagerty):  Please let me know if you have an alternate e-mail address so the e-board can contact you if there are problems with the Montclair e-mail system.


Treasurer (Alissa Mahadeen):  Christie, Victoria and I went to the Food bank on Sunday where we sorted food.


PR (Kelly Teegan): I made fliers for H.E.A.R.T. for Heroes which I will be getting approved and posting shortly


New Business:


Amanda- Red Hawk in April will be Earth Day themed and we plan on doing an earth day craft. Our advisor Lisa has graciously offered to help us out again. We will be going to get the bill passed the week after break. 

We have been asked to co-sponsor a baby and toddlers clothing drive. I will inform you when we learn more information regarding this. 

We had a problem regarding drivers for the food bank. Please let us know if you can’t come to invents you will not be penalized. In the future we will be giving everyone the number of the specified drivers as well as a list of people attending numbers to avoid problems.


Old Business:



Soup Kitchen

Saturday March 29, 2008

Belleville (Meet behind Blanton at 10:00)


Interested: Christie Kozlowski, Estefania Cabezas, Kelly Teegan (?), Linda Uwumarogie, Brian Stroh, Kristina Dallas, Maria Vicente, Amanda Kucsera


Take Back the Night

Student Center Quad

Wednesday April 2, 2008

6:30 PM

Interested: Nicole Hassan, Sara Rutkowski, Lisa Ponsi, Melanie Simoes, Michelle Hagerty(?), Amanda Kucsera, Maria Vicente(?)


Heart for Heroes

Student Center 415

Friday March 28,2008

6:00-8:30 PM

Interested: Christie Kozlowski, Nicole Hassan, Jean Castillo, Linda Uwumarogie, Alissa Mahadeen (?), Amanda Kuscera, Maria Vicente, Kelly Teegan(?)


Freshman Welcome

Student Center

Saturday April 5, 2008

Set Up 9:30 Event 10:00-12:30


Freshman Open House

Student Center

Sunday April 27, 2008

Set up 9:30 Event 10:00-12:00

Interested: Kelly Teegan


 To Register for the March of Babies on April 27 or make donations:

1. Go to www.marchofdimes.com
2. Click "Put on your walking shoes" link. (A flash player box may pop up click cancel)
3. Click "Join a Team"
4. In the Search box type HEART_MSU08.
5. Our team name will appear. Click on the name.
6. Another box with our name will appear, click our name again.
7. Fill in your personal information and click submit.


Open Forum:

Kelly-I saw this in the “In the Loop” if anyone is interested:

Camp Quality

June 21-26

Volunteer at an overnight summer camp for child with cancer

Prior experience is not necessary; however, all volunteers must attend a training session on Saturday, May 17, 2008. 

Go to www.campquality.org for more information



PSP drive for new and gently used blankets

March 24-27 10:00-3:00

Drop off at the PSP table in the Student Center Cafeteria


Alissa: An organization I am involved in called Keep a Child Alive is collecting money for children with AIDs


MSU All Together Different

Student Leadership Diversity retreat

Saturday March 29,2008

8:00 AM-8:00 PM

Application brochures are available in the Center for Student Involvement and members of student organizations are encouraged to attend.


Salute to Great Women at MSU

If you know a woman who works or attends MSU that you consider Great see Stephanie in the Commuter Lounge SC 104 by March 17 to nominate them


Deepher Dude 2008

Male Beauty Pageant

March 24 at 7:30 SC Ballrooms

Please Contract D Phi E at Dphiemsu@yahoo.com

Partial proceeds go to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation


Psychology Club Eating Disorder Event with Dr. Mathis

Wednesday March 26, 2008

4:30-5:30 PM


5th Annual A.S.S.I.S.T. Charity Ball

April 10,2008

8:00 PM-12:00 Am

$5 for MSU students

$7 for all others

Proceeds go to Charity


Community Service Advisory Board

American Red Cross Cltohing Collection Prgram needs clothes. Please visit www.wecollectclothes.com or call 1-866-4OURCAUSE (468-7228) for further details


St. Peter’s Haven in Clifton needs 5-6 volunteers every 2nd Saturday of each month contact Ann at 973-546-3406 for details


Planning your April service activities? North Jersey Developmental Center of Totowa needs assistance with grounds and brook work Contract Francis Sardonie at 973-256-1700

For more ideas…visit www.bergenvolunteers.org

Phi Sigma Sigma

Money to benefit Lyme Disease Foundation and the National Kidney Foundation will be raised through proceeds for MR. & Miss Greek Life. Mr. & Miss Greek life takes place on April 22nd at 7 PM in the SC Ratt VOLUNTEERS NEEDED