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Synapse

Minutes

SYNAPSE RETREAT

4-6pm – Pierson Rooms

Purpose: To reinvent Synapse by thinking of new ideas to put in some Pizzazz!

Go over roles of each exec member and new ideas

  • CO-pres - Danielle
    • Help take pictures for each event and send to trevor
  • VP – Michael
    • team of 3 on every decision making
    • Make sure new positions (membership director) are productive and helping
  • Communications – Mohini
    • Assistant director - Yoan
    • email more in advance for synapse meetings
    • put minutes in my.involvement
    • come to sub meetings with adviser
    • Publicity, send posters to TRC, talk to webmaster
  • Programming – Robin
    • Assistant director - Ariane
  • Treasurer – Aasimah
    • Assistant director – Anna
  • Web Manager – Trevor
    • Social media manager
    • Facebook, my.involvement, LFC website
    • Make video with new members
    • Make an instagram and snapchat?
  • Membership Director – Tiffany
    • Forester Fair
    • Help make video with Trevor
    • Try to diversify Membership
  • Collaborations Board:
    • Leena, Schuyler, Michael, Yoan, Michelle, Liza
    • Collaboration with Wellness Center, Counseling, Active minds, NRIH?(talk to Liza) → Dogs
    • Collaboration with Psych on neurological disorders (stress, addiction, how to apply neuro in life).
    • Study group sponsored by Synapse
    • Athletics, Brain
    • Yoga
    • Brain and Music → Don Meyer and Yoan
    • Brain and sexuality
  • BAW Board:
    • Nena, Tiffany, Danielle, Joe, Sam
    • Tables with Illusions
    • Art exhibit in Deerpath (models)
  • Outreach:
    • Rebecca, Ariane, Anna, Sabrina
    • Workshop with Teachers
    • Tabeling
    • Diversify Membership
    • Mental illness
    • eating disorders
    • middle school, high school,
    • Middle school, stress and anxiety
    • Elderly home → talk to Liza, brain awareness
    • Movie → Silver lining, One Flew over the ….., Real Girl
    • Awareness of strokes
    • Anna and Robin will work with trying to get a program for teachers for spring

Early Planning for the Year

  • Book Rooms for BAW events
  • Gate’s Center and deciding on Saturday and other entertainments for BAW
  • CSfN funding for BAW
  • Decide on Fundraising event (example – Walk to end Alzheimer’s)
  • Remake Synapse Poster
  • Jason Micenko (Aramark) catering for BAW

Planning for BAW

  • T-shirts and picture
  • Schedule – What synapse does - Introducers, Posters set up and take down, Food
    • 3 class based presentations/ posters
    • Weekly Entertainment
    • Faculty Talks
    • Collaboration to make Brain Sculpture
    • Friday night movie
    • Saturday night entertainment
    • ACP
  • Invite Play Writer - Interdisiplinary events
  • Model Exhibit in Deerpath
  • Greek life and sorority
  • Yoga
  • activity in South Campus
  • destressing day
  • Friday night teaser (can be on monday)
  • Meditation Monday
  • Short list of people who can come in saturday → talk to Pat Dogget
  • Joe Diamond - possible mentalist
  • Faculty Talks
    • Hedricks
    • Don meyers
    • need five faculty



Other Notes:

  • Athletics, McKee, Budget
  • Lewy Johnston? - Play, acting and brain
  • History of epidemics - tour for business and neuroscience
  • Career Advancement Center —-> tractions, Colleen Monks