SACON Meeting Minutes, May 8, 2013

Old Business

  • Smoking Cessation: Received $1,000 grant.  Thank you to the Advocates for Upstate for the Smoking Cessation Grant.
  • Meds will be bought
  • Discussion on if there is an interest among student body to volunteer for medication administration.
  • Program will be started in August of this year.
  • Gifting: SACON would like to give to faculty fund vs. Scholarship fund.

New Business

  • Faculty Advisor - Possibly Dean Joyce Griffin Sobel and co-advisor Meega Wells.
  • possibility of having an open forum before each SACON meeting with questions for the Dean about school issues from student body etc.
  • USG Meeting-Encourage better attendance from SACON/CON reps and student body.
  • Media Communication-   Kaitlin Corona will be involved with nursing media communication.
  • Wine Tour- Looking to have in the beginning of September. Wine tour is an effort to get the school of nursing to come together and integrate students.
  • *SACON needs someone to book room for every meeting -  SACON Secretary Bridget was nominated.
  • *Next meeting food schedules will need to be figured out.
Patricia D Powers, DNP, MPA, RN, FNP-C, PMHNP
Patricia D. Powers
SACON Faculty Advisor
College of Nursing

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