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Treasurer’s Tip

Annalisa Berardinelli

November 18, 2015


Filed under University of New Haven, USGA

Hello everyone, I hope you are all having a good semester, there are only a few weeks left until Christmas, so keep that in mind as you struggle through the rest of you finals! Also keep in mind your deadlines as we approach the end of the semester. Next week is a short week, so please try get your...

Treasurer’s Tip

John Foti

September 24, 2014


Filed under USGA

*FROZEN EFFECTIVE 9/18* This past week RSO accounts were frozen due to lack of attendance at the mandatory USGA Treasurer Trainings. Per the USGA Constitution consequences of being frozen include inability to access USGA funding as well as collecting points for any event that occurs during the period for which your organization is frozen. In order...

Treasurer’s Tip of the Week

Isaak Kifle

May 7, 2014


Filed under USGA

Thank you!  As the semester ends and final exams begin, I would like to take the opportunity to thank all of you and your organizations for a successful year. Countless great events were planned and successfully run this year, and I appreciated the opportunity to be a part of many of them. Good luck to Treasurer-Elect John Foti next year and congratulati...

USGA Treasurer’s Tip of the Week

Isaak Kifle

February 26, 2014


Filed under USGA

Deadlines, Part Two While I have mentioned deadlines before, I wanted to make a special note of the various upcoming deadlines you should be aware of. If you’ve ever been interested in running for a position in USGA (President, Treasurer or Senator), you have until Feb. 27 to apply! Also, yearly budget is coming up, and the deadline to submit a...

USGA Treasurer’s Tip of the Week

Isaak Kifle

February 19, 2014


Filed under USGA

Safety should be a priority With the number of snowstorms and cancelations that have taken place since the beginning of the semester, it’s important to remember that the safety of your RSO members and the audience at your events should be kept a priority. As frustrating as it can be to cancel or postpone an event yo...

USGA Treasurer’s Tip of the Week

Isaak Kifle

November 20, 2013


Filed under USGA

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana It goes without saying that you will want to move forward with your organizations and look at how to grow and improve with time. What events, initiatives, policies and procedures has your organization done tha...

USGA Treasurer’s Tip of the Week

Isaak Kifle

November 13, 2013


Filed under USGA

Keep track of your contacts and connections. As Recognized Student Organization leaders, you’ll often come in contact with university staff, other RSOs, as well as alumni of your organization and sometimes even other businesses or non-profit organizations. It’s very helpful to keep track of t...

USGA Treasurer’s Tip of the Week

Isaak Kifle

November 6, 2013


Filed under USGA

“Let your voice be heard!” This tip is geared more towards all of the members of an organization rather than just the executive board, but every once in a while, you may be presented with an idea that you disagree with that may be very popular within your organization. Even if it’s likely that you will be outvoted, it is important to ensure that your opinion and your voice a...

USGA Treasurer’s Tip of the Week

Isaak Kifle

October 30, 2013


Filed under USGA

Set realistic, but flexible, deadlines for yourself. Deadlines will help keep you focused towards a goal and help break a larger project into smaller tasks. While it’s obvious that you should set deadlines that you can realistically expect to complete, you should also set them with enough f...

USGA Treasurer’s Tip of the Week

Isaak Kifle

October 23, 2013


Filed under USGA

Be open to criticism within reason. While there are basic beliefs and ethics that shouldn’t be compromised, it is nevertheless important that you remain receptive to constructive criticism and suggestions for change. The possibility always exists that not all potential options and solutions ...

USGA Treasurer’s Tip of the Week

Isaak Kifle

October 16, 2013


Filed under USGA

Have back-ups for everything. When dealing with important data files, make sure it’s saved in more than one place; for instance, save a copy to your laptop or desktop if you normally keep it on just a flash drive. You never know when you might lose the flash drive or it stops working for whatever reason. As for plans, it should be obvious, but always have back-up plans in case ...

USGA Treasurer’s Tip of the Week

Isaak Kifle

October 9, 2013


Filed under USGA

A planner will (figuratively) save your life. Many of you have heard it already, but there is no piece of advice that should be repeated more than this one; a planner will (figuratively) save your life. The First-Year Success Center and Office of Academic Services often have free planners for stud...

USGA Treasurer’s Tip of the Week

The Charger Bulletin

September 25, 2013


Filed under USGA

"Document, Save and Store Everything" When dealing with paperwork related to business, such as an invoice or contract, you should save a copy for yourself, whether a hard copy or digital. I highly advise against deleting any important email conversations; store it in a folder, archive it or find some other way to retrieve it later, because you’ll never know when you may have to do just...

USGA Treasurer’s Tip of the Week

Isaak Kifle

September 18, 2013


Filed under USGA

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” – George Bernard Shaw Continuing off of last week’s tip of communication within an organization, communication between organizations is also key. If your organization is co-sponsoring an event or initiative with s...

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