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ASUA final meeting

ASUA funded all $7,000 for the last club funding requests for the semester and will be approving those suggestions as well as discussing the future of Associated Students of the University of Arizona.

In the last appropriations board meeting of the semester, every proposal gained full funding from the board, bringing the total allocated to $7,160.31, with the total amount funded rising to $54,707.01.

Students on Stage, a theatre club which promotes interest in the performing arts, received a re-appropriation of money originally provided earlier in the year for venue costs, to then be delineated toward building stage platforms and to buy paint and additional lumber needed for stage sets.

Solar Cats Club, which brings environmentally conscious UA students together toward implementing new measures of harnessing solar energy, requested and received money for shirts.

The Astronomy Club, an educational outreach organization geared toward research, received funding from the board for their request for plane tickets, hotel and event registration fees. The club will head to Seattle, Wash., for the American Astronomical Society meeting from Jan. 9 to Jan. 13, 2011, where they will be presenting their research to scientists nationwide.

Students Supporting Brain Tumor Research Club, geared toward raising awareness of brain tumors and donating 95 percent of money raised to research, gained funding for materials to put on their “”Fashion. Music. Pool. For the Cure”” fashion show to raise money for brain tumor research at the Steele Children’s Research Center in Diamond Children’s Hospital on March 5, 2011, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the UA Recreation Center pool.

Airfare and registration fees for Global Health Alliance Club to attend Professional Skills Training in Writing and Reviewing for Scientific Journals, an Orlando, Fla., meeting headed by the Physiological Association to critically analyze journal articles and learn how to get published was funded by the board.

The Arizona Students Association’s legislative agenda will also be discussed at the semester’s last meeting.

ASUA Appropriations Board Consent Agenda – Monday, December 6

Students on the Stage Club

Amount Approved: $972.85

Amount Requested: $972.85

Vote: 6-0-1

Solar Cats Club

Amount Approved: $163.89

Amount Requested: $163.89

Vote: 7-0-0

Astronomy Club

Amount Approved: $1,967.54

Amount Requested: $1,967.54

Vote: 7-0-0

Students Supporting Brain Tumor Research Club

Amount Approved: $2,836.73

Amount Requested: $2,836.73

Vote: 7-0-0

Global Health Alliance Club

Amount Approved: $1,219.30

Amount Requested: $1, 219.30

Vote: 7-0-0

 

Total Requested: $7,160.31

Total Allocated: $7,160.31

Total Funded for the Year: $54,707.01

 

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