Senate invited to leadership conference, volunteer opportunities

The Senate meeting held on Sunday, Feb. 4 at 4:18 p.m. took place in the Student Leadership and Involvement (SLI) conference room 101G.

Heidi Shepard, the Student Involvement Coordinator attended the meeting as a guest to extend an invitation to the Senate to participate in the leadership conference organized by the SLI office. Taking place on Friday, Feb. 9 from 6 – 9 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 10 from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the Wood Center ballroom.

Shepard informed the Senate that there are volunteer opportunities at the food bank every Wednesday. Volunteering can lead to the earning of a Co-curricular Opportunities for Leadership Development (COLD) Certificate.

A COLD Certificate is designed to help students be recognized for their leadership roles while at UAF. The certificate also gives students an opportunity to graduate with “Leadership Honors or “Leadership Distinctions.”

Transportation to and from the food bank will also be provided. Departure from the Wood Center takes place at 2:15 p.m. and departure from the food bank takes place at 4 p.m.

Leadership book club will also be taking place this semester. SLI and Nanook Diversity and Action Center (NDAC) have partnered to have a club and cultural fair that will take place during Winter Carnival on Thursday, Feb. 22.

For more information on any of the events listed above please contact the Student Leadership and Involvement Office at

Raven Palmer is a student senator at ASUAF.

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