The group decided
to begin posting minutes on the web page. They will still continue to
be circulated immediately via email, and then posted to the web as quickly
Members present: Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz,
Rebecca Williamson, Sonja Finley, Christina King, Erin
Grober, Megan Gaca, Pat Kelly Enevold, Miguel Escobedo and Heather Rommel.
Rebecca Williamson called the meeting
to order at 12:07p.m.
Old News Updates
Field trip to Miller brewing company:
Tentative Date Friday Nov. 1st at 3:30.
We can meet with someone in human resources at 2:30
We would need to meet at school at 1:30 to leave together.
*Rebecca Williamson will be sending out an email about this trip
Megan Gaca looked into information on children who are burn victims and
found that they need
help with getting donations or we could stuff envelops for them.
*see below for additional comments on a service project
Jennifer Ranker will run an e-portfolio workshop but a date is still not
Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz plans to conduct the resume workshop whenever Jennifer
is not doing her
LPH web page:
We decided to put all the members' names on the webpage. If anyone strongly
e-mail Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz immediately.
We also decided that we will post the minutes on the web page.
New possible service projects:
We discussed a series of potential service projects before settling on
one we thought most
1) Mentally disabled adults
Megan Gaca also found information about helping to get Christmas gifts
for mentally disabled
adults. We could chip in and buy a gift and even give it out at their
*Found that many people thought this ran too close to the end of the semester.
2) Thanksgiving dinner
Help a family who can not afford a Thanksgiving dinner by providing them
3) Help senior seminar with their
Help by participating in the basketball tournament or by buying raffle
tickets. All money raised will
go to help prevent child abuse in Wisconsin. Will be held at Park High
school in Racine on Nov.
16th from 12:30 to 8:00 p.m.
4) Clothing drive at Parkside
Check to see if anyone is planning a clothing drive at Parkside and if
so we could join them. If not
we could plan our own drive.
**Service project that we decided
Helping to mentor a student who is a new major. We will match up each
student of LPH with
several new majors or students (on the assumption that not all of them
will want to participate) with
fewer than 60 credits and go over the new major handbook and answer any
questions they may
have. From advising to what teachers or classes they should take or any
other questions they
*Please let Wendy know if you have a problem with this project, otherwise
we will assume it is what
we will do this year as our service project. Wendy will let the department
faculty know, and
coordinate acquiring the names of the students who may need mentoring.
In the future, students
will be notified when they apply to the major that someone will be calling
them. For now, we will
have to call and explain the project at the same time
Tuesday, October 22 at 5:00 held in the normal room (CA 233)
*We will have a workshop at this next meeting based on how to help mentor
a new major. The
question to think about before the meeting is "what is it that you
wish someone would have told
Next Oct 22nd at 5:00
then the rest of the schedule is
Tuesday Nov. 5th 3:30
Wednesday Nov. 20th 12:00
Tuesday Dec. 3rd 5:00
Meeting ended at 12:55p.m.
Submitted by Heather Rommel
Last update: June
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