David Baughman was the 38th President of the NTID Student Congress. Baughman previously served as a NTID Drama Club president. David Baughman succeeded Noella Kolash after Kolash announced her resignation at the NTID Student Assembly forum.
Promote ethics on campus. Address issues such as audism, racism, sexism, hazing, and vandalism.
RIT has not recognized Audism in any RIT policy. RIT does not award students for preventing audism, racism, sexism, hazing and vandalism incidents on campus.
Have audism recognized on campus and put under RIT policy. Create Audism Awareness and posters around campus. Set up award program for preventing audism, racism, sexism, hazing and vandalism. Ethics pledge.
Create more jobs on campus for NTID students.
NTID Students do not have enough jobs on campus such as manager level jobs. Co workers at the Commons may have some ASL or no ASL skill.
Have dining commons to hire deaf student managers. Dining Commons should have new policy for new student managers to learn ASL. Co-workers at the Commons should start learning ASL NTID student workers may organzine a union for all NTID workers.
NTID students have the right to receive the best quality of education.
The place where students voice for their rights for the best quality education possible is not visible. ASL is not recognized as a language on campus.
Set up an information desk where any complaints about education can be filed. Department of Access Services (DAS) shall give ASL user students a choice to have ASL interpreters in RIT classrooms. NTID’s survey shall have questions that includes ASL, Oral and simultaneous communication.
NSC will help NTID organizations to grow their finance.
Offer more community services visible around campus.
Services are not visible on campus but on website only.
Offer more services around campus and make them more visible. The service will be offered: Volunteering Program The volunteering program offers rewards to students who help out with NSC. There will be a points system. Students can spend their points to buy things that they need for academic purposes. Suppose students need more pens or pencils they can always volunteer to get school supplies. Or they can save up points to get a t-shirt (only once a year). Or they could get free tickets to any organization event.
NTID Students will be able to voice their opinions and vote by email.
NSC system does not allow students to vote on any issues.
Set up email system such as firstname.lastname@example.org. Students will be able to voice by voting via email. For example, suppose there another guest that is like Lisa Lampanelli. Students can vote via email if students would like to proceed the show or not.
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|NTID Student Congress 2008-2009|
|President||Noella Kolash (succeeded by David Baughman)|
|Vice President||David Baughman (replaced by Rosemary Kuplicki)|
|Director of Academic Affairs||Emily Blalchy (replaced by Joseph Fox)|
|Director of Communication||Gabe Campell (replaced by)||Web Master||Rebecca Brownlee|
|Programming Director||Rosemary Kuplicki (replaced by)|
|Finance Director||Della Gorelick (replaced by Kari Hoaglin)|
|Executive Assistant||Jeremy Francis (replaced by Darren Clapper)|
|Administrative Advisor||Karey Pine|
|RIT/Gallaudet Sports Weekend Chairperson||Corey Axelrod|
|BrickFest Chairperson||May-may "Summer" Pan|
|Election Chairperson||David Spiecker|
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