What is Student Org? Why be part of o The voice of social work students Student Org.? at ALL academic centers at the University of Southern California. o Meet new people and build relationships 2012-2013 o HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A Student Org. o Fosters communication and DIFFERENCE!! cooperation among students, o GIVE BACK TO THE COMMUNITY faculty and administration on Election o Provide direction and Leadership issues important to the field of o Book stipend social work and social work o Gain skills in: education. o Project management o Present to the Deans and o Budgeting/Financial management administration every month o Fundraising Positions Available o Communication student positions on the improvements of social work and o Organizing Events President o Community Engagement social work education. o Advocacy/Networking Vice President Secretary How does Student Org. Treasurer differ from Caucuses? IMPORTANT DATES: Community Service Chairo Student Org.: Advocates on behalf of - Intent to run will be emailed February 29, 2012 Elections and Recruitment Chair the student body, representing its - Intent to Run will be DUE: Graduation Chair THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2012 11:59pm PST collective ideas, interests and Graduate Student Government Rep. - Office Campaigning dates: concerns relevant to the profession Monday, March 26 – Friday, April 13, 2012 (2) San Diego Academic Center Rep. and the curriculum. - Voting (Electronic Ballot): Skirball Academic Center Rep. Monday, April 9 – Friday, April 13,2012 11:59pm PST (2)Orange County Academic Center Rep.o Caucuses: Caucuses are student organizations within the School of (3) Virtual Academic Center Rep. Social Work that promote awareness of specific constituencies and special interests, and service to the community through professional, educational, social and community events.
2012-2013 Student Org. Positions (2) Orange County Academic Center Rep.:President: Community Service Chair: - Responsible for serving as the representative and - Monitors the functions of the Student Org. Board - Plans and coordinates ongoing School of Social liaison for the OCAC and its caucuses, student and provides support as needed. Work community service events, in all the interest groups and organizations. - Represents Student Org. to university and the School academic center communities,. Creates new - Distributes and disseminates all pertinent Student of Social Work administrators. community service opportunities utilizing the Org., GSG, and graduate student news/information to - Serve as the representative and contact person for the OCAC students. diverse expertise of the School of Social Work, the NASW, other universities, agencies, organizations, etc. in all the academic center communities. - Represents the concerns of the OCAC students to - Chairs the Trojans in the Community Committee the Executive, Full Board, Deans and the Director ofVice President: meetings. Plans with Student Org. the annual the Orange County Academic Center. - Monitors the progress of all standing caucuses and Social Work Month in March Skirball Academic Center Rep.: interest groups as the direct link between caucus and Elections and Recruitment Chair: - Serves as the representative and liaison for the student interest group activities and Student Org. Skirball Academic Center and its caucuses, student officers - Coordinates Full Board election during the interest groups and organizations. Spring semester and orientation in the Fall - Recruits and coordinates student volunteer for - Distributes and disseminates all pertinent Student Semester for the Foundation Year GSG Rep. school-wide events, i.e. Summer Welcome, Orientation Org., GSG, and graduate student news/information to Week, etc., - Recruits for Student Org. positions, Skirball Academic Center students. committees, and for student involvement. - Coordinates All School Day and Legislative info. Days. - Represents the concerns of the Skirball students to Graduate Student Government Rep.: the Executive, Full Board, Deans and the Director ofTreasurer: the Skirball Academic Center - Serves as the Student Org. rep. and liaison to - Supervises preparation of annual Student Org. (2) San Diego Academic Center Rep.: Graduate Student Government. Acts as a liaison budget. Distributes funds to School Social Work caucuses and student interest groups. Monitors the between the School of Social Work Director of - Serves as the representative and liaison for the Professional Development and the Daily Trojan. SDAC and its caucuses, student interest groups and use of Student Org. funds - Represents the concerns of the School of Social organizations. - Assists School Social Work caucuses and student Work at the GSG Full Board meetings, when - Distributes and disseminates all pertinent Student interest groups in recognition process. Evaluates and deemed appropriate and/or necessary Org., GSG, and graduate student news/information to approves all budgetary reports from the executive board, caucuses and student interest groups. - Coordinates the School of Social Work annual SDAC students. Flynn Cup. - Represents the concerns of the SDAC students toSecretary: the Executive, Full Board, Deans and the Director of Graduation Chair: the SDAC. - Manages the Student Org. website, Listserv, Facebook site, newsletter, calendar and e-mail - Acts as liaison between the USC School of (3) Virtual Academic Center Rep.: account Social Work Special Events Coordinator and Student Org. - Serves as the representative and liaison for the VAC - Compiles minutes of Executive and Full Board and its caucuses, student interest groups. Meetings and Lunches with the Deans, and other - Chairs the Graduation Committee - Distributes and disseminates all pertinent Student meetings where minutes are requested. Assists - Sets deadlines for naming school’s graduation Org., GSG, and graduate student news/information to President with reports, administrative letters, press speaker, theme, student speaker, Jane Addams VAC students. releases, newsletters, etc. Faculty recipient, and reports this information to the Executive Board, Full Board and the - Represents the concerns of VAC students to the Executive, Full Board, Deans and the Director of the Deans. VAC. .