English and Journalism

EGO Meeting—September 27th

Attendees: Ashley Jones, Danielle Ortiz, Beth Clothier, Jacob Runge, Nicole Hagstrom Schmidt,
Jessica Mason McFadden, John DeGregorio, Layton Schroeder, Dr. Morrow, Jess Scadden

Keynote

o Morgan Hall 109 has been reserved for November 9th
o John will ask Dr. Thomspon about how to secure a microphone and to figure out what
kind of microphone it is

o We need to start finalizing the flier/poster in no later than two weeks

o Should draft an email that would be sent university wide

o Need to check policies on the process

o Should place fliers in Morgan (1st and 4th floor), library, Currens, Union, Multicultural
Center, Sherman

o We sent all information and papers to UTC and they have received the forms

o No word yet on if we will receive money

o Introduction of Dr. Peebles-Jacob

Conference

• Registration fees: $20 graduate students, $30 faculty members
• Conference: Simpkins, room 27, 20, 14 are reserved
• Expecting to have individuals come from different locations so we need to develop
acceptance and rejection emails
• Reiterate that you can submit as an individual, panels are not required
• Need to reserve Taylor Hall if we are going to have a reception afterwards
• Start reading abstracts on a rolling basis
• Beth has emailed Katie about editable version of flier and
• Presentations

o 9:00 – 10:15
o 10:30 – 11:45
o 12:00 – 1:30 Lunch
o 1:30 – 2:45
o 3:00 – 4:15

Social Events

• First Friday--Send out email on Monday and a reminder the day before or day of

o Can send email to Judi or Mossman and they can send it out

Caroline Picard and the Green Lantern Press

o Tentative February Visit
o John is organizing this. Will be in contact about updates

Responsibilities

o Communications: Nicole and Ashley L
o Publicity: Jess M and Beth

o Refreshments: Nicole
o Facilities: Ashley J
o Representative to Grad Committee: Jess M