The meeting of the BPKSA was called to order at 1:00pm by Jordan in the BPK Graduate Students Lounge.
Jordan, Emily C, Katie, Omid, Arash, Tyler, Jaskarn, Crystal, Emily B, Erina
1) Trivia Night Debrief
-34 people attended – not many lower division BPK students
-No sign directing people to where the trivia event was
-Australia round had the lowest scores
-Intermission games were good – rock paper scissors, high or low, Australian accent
-Overall, good event even for people not in Kinesiology
-More advertising for next year
-Club Ilia might be a better venue for next year – better options for music
2) Spring Clothing Sale
-Clothing arrived yesterday
-Kin Games people received their clothing before they left
-Sweatpants are on backorder – will not be shipped until Monday (except small sizes), arriving Thursday or Friday
-Include Year End Party ticket price in email when notifying people about clothing pick up
-Fill out availability in Doodle Poll to hand out clothing and sell Year End Party tickets – next Thursday March 23 and Friday March 24 https://beta.doodle.com/poll/txihdnhbmbswpfwi
3) Year End Party
-Posters and printed should be printed by next week
-Selling tickets at clothing tables next Thursday and Friday
-Include ticket price and contact information in next week’s digest
-Sell tickets from BPK general office
-Classroom presentations to advertise
-Brian submitted grant proposal to SFSS for $1100
-Trivia questionnaire about BPKSA executive members
-SFU or Kin related trivia
-Drawing something related to Kin Cup (last year drew Richard and his llama) – an event at a Kin Cup, winners of Kin Cup, fiercest moment of competition
-As many 3 letter body parts as possible
-Create as many words from the following letters
-If you have any ideas, email Jordan or Megan
-Vegetarian, gluten free, and non-dairy options?
-RSVP form – ask if any allergies or food restrictions
-Erina will look into food options and cost
-Discuss more next week
-Door prizes (5)
-Prizes from Selects Performance website – headphones
-$50 gift basket – from Nesters?
-Various gift baskets – beer, wine, chocolate, coffee, tea
-Escape room pass, trampoline park, movie tickets, wild play pass
4) Possible Uses of Leftover Core Funds
-Looking into pricing for pinnies
-Table cloths ~$150
-Year End Party prizes
-Prizes for events next year
-Coffee mugs, water bottles, shaker bottle
-Still unsure about when fiscal year end is
-Free wings nights
-Food for meetings
5) U of Sydney Health Science Information Session
-Wednesday March 29th 5pm at Halpern Center Room 114
-Rep from University of Sydney
-Sample lecture focused on rehabilitation sciences
6) Mental Health Discussion
-Discussion at department meeting postponed to next week
-How can faculty members help?
-Stephen Brown’s stretch breaks
-Prof getting to know students’ names
-Make sure exams are representative of material discussed in class
-Clearer on expectations – learning outcomes at beginning of each lecture
-Highlighting key points
-Practice questions for exams, make past midterms available
-Style of exam
-Omit quiz or midterm if your grade is better on one
-Having prof come to BPK events
-Approachability, empathy toward students
-Point out what students have the most trouble on
-Tutorials before class (especially in first year)
-Foundations in earlier lectures
-Is the progression reasonable?
-State what you should know already
-Is there anything that needs to be reviewed?
-Pre-semester review topics
Jordan motioned to reimburse Megan $42.49 for food for Kin Cup. Crystal seconded it. Motion was passed unanimously.
Erina motioned to reimburse Jordan $84.49 for prizes, supplies, and rental fees for Trivia Night. Jaskarn seconded it. Motion was passed unanimously.
The meeting of the BPKSA was adjourned by Jordan at 2:00pm in the BPK Graduate Students Lounge. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 1:00pm in the BPK Graduate Student Lounge.