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(a) Explain; in detail your knowledge of Student Government Association operations and how you feel your management style can improve both tri-branch relations, and communication between departments? (b) Based on the Constitution of the Student Government Association what would you consider the top five duties of the President and Vice-President of Student Government and why?
(a) What does FAMU consider to be a Fiscal Year? (b) What is your knowledge of Activities and Service Fees as related to students? (c) Your department was notified by the SGA Coordinator of Budgets that A & S Revenues were not 100% collected; what steps would you take to insure that all A & S accounts will not go into a deficit.
(a) With the primary goal to increase communication between Student Government and the Student Body, how do you plan to uphold and keep the status of the public record? (b) Briefly explain the working relationship you will have with both The Legislative and the Judicial Branches? (c) You were approached by a student with an inconsistency in the documents, what are the procedures you will take to correct the problem?
(a) How do you plan on working with different entities on campus to find and publicize student employment and internship opportunities? (b) Recently, a student submitted a grievance regarding a debt to the University of $3,000 for non-payment of tuition and fees; furthermore, he/she has documentation that all financial requirements were 100% satisfied four months prior. What steps would you take as Secretary of Student Welfare to handle this grievance? (c) What procedure would you implement for a complete listing of scholarships and open positions throughout SGA, the community, and the University that are available to all students and how would your department publicize the document.
(a) How do you plan on fostering a relationship with Florida A&M University's Student Government Association and other university's student government associations?(b) Please provide a detailed plan of action for a one day, campus leadership retreat. (c) What can you do in your capacity to aid in creating a sound relationship between students and student visitors, as well as visiting dignitaries?
(a) What specific university departments do you plan on fostering a better relationship with, and why,? (b) How do you plan on developing corporate relationships and sponsorships to help SGA with funding for large scale events?
(a) A teacher informed a student that he received a poor grade on the latest test. The student requested to see the graded test, but the teacher refuses to let the student see the actual test and instead will just reveal the score. What steps will you take to settle this issue? (b) How will you implement a faculty evaluation system using the current SGA website and how will it be publicized to the student body?
(a) How will you implement student surveys and opinions with the current SGA Website and how will you publicize it? (b) The president instructed you to inform the student body of increase Tuition; the Board of Governors mandated an Audit on the University, and the Board of Trustees meeting on next Friday. How will you communicate this message to the Student Body?
(a) What means would you take to working with members of the legislature, especially those who represent Florida A&M University? (b) How important is it to you that FAMU is actively engaged and represented in the different political processes going on in local, state, and national government? (c) What steps would you take to ensure that the Florida Student Association (FSA) makes the needs of FAMU students a priority before the Florida Board of Governors?
(a) Student are not sure if they can be apart of student government. What avenues can you take to publicize that SGA is for everyone? (b) How will you implement a complete database of all volunteers of SGA? (c) How can you foster a positive relationship with Student Activities PACT organization?
(a) What type of steps would you take to relay concerns of athletes and the Athlete Advisory Board? (b) Please provide a sample newsletter highlighting the current academic accomplishments of various athletes.
(a) How would you work with the Student National Alumni Association to enhance its membership and alumni relations? (b) Please provide a detailed plan of action to do recruitment fairs in the local high schools in Tallahassee. (c) What steps will you take to foster a positive relationship with the University Office of Alumni Affairs?
(a) How will you work with the University School of Graduate Affairs to represent all graduate students? (b) What type of events would you plan to cater to graduate students in conjunction with the Graduate Class President and Vice President?(c) Provide a plan of action to enhance the graduate feeder program to seniors and graduate students.
(a) Describe means to enhance communication with both schools. (b) What steps will you take to improve traffic court effectiveness in Orlando? (c) Provide a plan to host an SGA Town Hall at the e-school and law school.
(a) Provide a sample letter written from the SGA President to the Office of the University President requesting he/she immediately provide money for security cameras in all Residence Halls. (b) Provide a detailed plan outlining your day to day operations in the President/Vice President's office (i.e. scheduling, answering phones, and drafting letters).
(a) How can you foster a positive relationship with all departments in SGA (b) The Department of student welfare asked you to assist him/her with testing the blue lights on tomorrow, you had a deadline given to you by the Chief of Staff to finish the lettering board by tomorrow as well. How will you handle this situation to insure your duties are complete?
(a) How can you foster a positive relationship with the University Health Services? (b) Students are not sure what the Health Fee goes towards. Explain in your knowledge what makes up the $59.00 Health Fee and what is this money allocated towards? (c) How can you foster a positive relationship with the Nursing Department, Allied Health, Physical and Occupational Therapy Departments?
Note: if you are applying for the Judicial Branch please be familiar with Article V of the Student Body Constitution and Title V Chapter 400 of the System of Student Body Statutes.
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Both essays below must be thoroughly completed. All applicants must answer both questions in 100 words or less.
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