oct 12 sga in the library

The Student Government Association meets in the library to hold their weekly meeting over Zoom on October 6, 2020.

In this week’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, the senate received a presentation on how to use 25live, and a representative from the Health Center gave updates.

In Special Orders of the Day, Event Manager Ashley Long and Conference Specialist Mallory Minniear gave a presentation on how to use 25live, the event scheduling program for the university. 

They explained that you can create an event at least four days in advance, and up to 365 days from the scheduling date. Space is reserved on a first come, first serve basis, and the event must be approved prior to it happening. Students who want to schedule an event can go to 25live.collegenet.com.

Ronald Goforth, clinic director at the University Health Center, gave updates on COVID-19 cases at Longwood.

He said that cases have been low, but they have seen increased incidences in strep as of late. He added that all cases are looked at on a case-by-case basis, and if a student has been exposed, they are required to quarantine, per guidance from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Virginia Department of Health (VDH).

In New Business, senate approved one new club, Invitation to Freedom. They can now hold meetings as an official club effective immediately. 

In the Advisor’s Report, Dr. Tim Pierson announced that there will be the annual tree lighting at the Rotunda on Monday, November 16, before students leave for break.

In the Treasurer’s Report, Claire Lesman announced that there will be a Student Finance Committee (SFC) meeting on Thursday at 4:30 p.m.

The final SGA meeting of the semester will be held on Tuesday, November 17 at 3:45 p.m. on Zoom.

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