Senate Projects

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Each college has to do at least one senate project in the Fall or the Spring semester. These projects are directly sponsored by SGA. Senate projects are intended to better the campus and the students at USA. This page offers you insight on what senate projects have been approved and completed.

We are YOUR representatives so if you have ANY ideas for senate projects please submit them HERE.

To see who represents your college, click HERE.

 

Current Senate Projects

 

Semester: Spring 2015
College: College of Allied Health
Representatives: Senators Trey Davis, Skyla Jones, Malik McMullin, Jazmyn Wright
Description: This Senate Project helps alleviate the cost of counselor fees and transportation to the Camp Kesem. 
Total Cost: $7,270
Status: In Progress


Semester: Spring 2015

College: Arts & Sciences
Representatives: Senator Joshua Taylor

Description: This senate project consisted of renovating the Humanities building crossover with brand new furniture. 
Total Cost: $3,712.07
Status: In Progress


Semester: Spring 2015

College: Mitchell College of Business
Representatives: Senator Gabi Vargas, Marcus Williams, and Ben Gipson

Description: These senate project's consisted of paying for two buses to take students to a volunteer event & installing picnic tables located around MCOB. 
Total Cost: $1,200 & $2,802.38
Status: In Progress

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­Semester: Spring 2015
College: School of Computing
Representatives: Senators Jacob Taylor, Micah Messer, and Tre' McCarden
Description: This senate project consisted of purchasing a 70" SmartBoard for Shelby Hall Rm 2317 and Click & Share device equipment. Both will enhance team based learning for Computing students. 
Total Cost: $5,230
Status: In Progress


Semester: Spring 2015
College: College of Education
Representatives: Senators Chelsea Barley, Kaitlyn Beans, and Callie Wilkinson
Description: The purchasing of furniture for the HPELS building.
Total Cost: $3,106.48
Status: In Progress


Semester: Spring 2015
College: College of Engineering
Representatives: Senator Jake Denson
Description: The purchasing of review books and practice problems for exams. It is 2 review manuals being purchased and 1 practice problems per each engineering discipline.
Total Cost: $1,589.05
Status: In Progress


Semester: Spring 2015
College: College of Nursing
Representatives: Senators Anesha Lee, Amber Watson, and Jalen Samuel
Description: The purchasing of 15 umbrellas at the Allied Health building.
Total Cost: $3214.59
Status: In Progress


Past Senate Projects

 

"A computer lab for all"

Semester: Spring 2014

College: School of Computing

Representatives: Senators Jacob Taylor and Micah Messer

Description: This senate project consisted of purchasing 10 Apple 21.5" iMac's and 10 Dell Optiplex 3010's for the Student Center Computer Lab. This lab is open to all students, faculty, and staff of the University of South Alabama.

Total Cost: $18,040

Status: Completed


"Enjoy the beautiful weather over at Shelby Hall..."

Semester: Spring 2013

College: School of Computing / College of Engineering

Representatives: Senators Jacob Taylor, Stephen Purnell, Sean Ramsey, & Bradley Harris

Description: This senate project consisted of placing the following to the loading dock and patio area...

1. Placing 2 rectangular tables on the patio,

2. Placing 2 square tables on the patio,

3. Placing 4 benches on the patio,

4. Placing a concrete slab with a rectangular table and a smokers' urn by the loading dock behind Shelby Hall.
Total Cost: $7,624
-$8,124

Status: Completed


"Getting to class just got easier..."

Semester: Fall 2012

College: School of Computing

Representatives: Senators Jacob Taylor & Stephen Purnell

Description: This senate project consisted of a three part initiative...

1. Widening out two (2) turns on Jaguar Drive,

2. Installing a 300' x 8' sidewalk at Meisler Hall to Life Sciences,

3. Re-striping and adding glass beads to (76) Chevrons throughout Campus.
Total Cost: $7,612

Status: Completed