The University of Florida’s Student Senate met Tuesday, June 17, in the Law School to wrap up the Summer A semester.
The Senate passed the Sandy Vernon Act unanimously in its second readings. As mentioned last week, the bill established The Sandy Vernon Leader of Virtue Award, given to a kind and caring individual who exemplifies the qualities of leaving a substantial legacy for students. Additionally, the Senate approved the appointments of Student Body President Yeffet for the Supreme Court, as well as appointments for the Student Honor Code Administration. Throughout the night, many individuals thanked the Summer A replacement senators for their hard work and contributions to the Senate during their time in the chamber.
If you are interested in becoming involved with the Senate, there are open seats available. The Permanent Replacement seats include: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, District D, and Graduate. The Summer B Replacement seats include: Agriculture, Architecture, Building Construction, District A, District B, District C, District D, Freshman, Graduate, Law, Liberal Arts, Murphree, Nursing, PHHP, and Tolbert. The Senate is additionally looking to appoint a Parliamentarian. Applications for all positions can be found by visiting sg.ufl.edu
and following the “Get Involved” link. All applications for replacement seats are due Friday, July 4th, by noon.
The Senate will reconvene on July 1st
at 7:00 PM in the Chesterfield Smith room of the Law School. All meetings are open to the public, and students are encouraged to attend!