IT, food services updates to campus announced at Sept. 12 SG meeting

Abbey Haldeman, Assistant News Editor

Sept. 12 meeting called to order 6:01 p.m.

Treasurer’s Report:

All College: $9,550

Conferences:$700

General Funds:$18,750

Leadership:$600

Spirit:$1,454.34

Student Government Total:$31,054.34

New Business:

Food Services Update:

Sodexo Advertising Manager, Jason Alinet, talked to the board about the redesign of Rifkin Café including the difference in late night now being served at Rifkin instead of Henry’s dining hall.  Sunday, Monday and Thursday nights there are specials running which includes pizza, wings and nachos.  Students are able to call in orders on those nights or order in person.  In the  Henry Student Union Building Cafe they are offering more gluten free items and themed days and events. Also informing students of the Off-Campus Service plan, through which students can use their Flex Dollars at places such as Sheetz, Subway, and Asian Kitchen.

IT:

IT Executive Director Cindy Greene informed the Student Government pannel that Google migration will be completed in January and the split will be made from Outlook Web access to only Gmail.  Thus far, there have been over 1,400 students who have opted-in.  If students are having issues logging into LIVE they can access web.wilkes.edu/elearning to help with login issues.  The wireless internet in Towers is being addressed.

The Help Desk hours have been changed, Monday – Thursday 7 a.m, to 10 p.m., Fri. 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and opening again Sun. at 12 p.m.

Student Government T-shirts: New T-shirts are to be ordered.  A motion was made to allocate enough money to purchase 80 T-shirts and  was passed 21-0-3.

Called to a close at 7:09 p.m.