I spent the weekend here at the 2005 CCNY Student Leadership Retreat.
Did I learn how to be a better leader, organize my schedule, or use time more wisely? Ha.
I did learn that signs in elevators that read “Not to exceed 6 people or 1600 pounds. No jumping.” are to be taken seriously, as to never experience the weightless feeling of the elevator dropping half a floor before the emergency brakes kick in because nine people decided to cram themselves into the small box hanging in the air by a thin steel thread. I didn’t really enjoy my visit to the 2nd-and-a-half floor, but the jump down to the 2nd floor from 6 feet up was kind of cool.
The USG (Undergraduate Student Government) held our first “real” full meeting (senators and execs) at the retreat. I am now (besides VP for Evening Affairs) an alternate delegate for the USS (University Student Senate - the student gov’t for all of CUNY - Claudio’s a delegate now too), Co-Chair of the Harlemween committee (we invite school kids into the NAC building, which we decorate like a haunted house, to go trick-or-treating), and am sitting on the sub-committe on the Bookstore (which is running a $10k deficit…) and the Faculty Senate. I will probably wind up chairing the committe on my spring event as it gets closer to the spring semester.
Unfortunately the weekend was completely *dry* but I will be sure to make up for that in the coming weekends. Thursday night with my coworkers was ridiculous; I hope we go out again before the summer’s up.
Another week at the internship starts in a few hours…