2014-2015 – Inaugural Leadership

  • President: Michael Prappas, Class of 2017
  • Chief of Staff: Matthew Borchelt, Class of 2016
  • Director of Academics: Adam Goff, Class of 2017
  • Director of Campus Traditions: Allie Rutherford, Class of 2018
  • Director of Community Service (Fall 2014): Austin Flanagan, Class of 2017
  • Director of Community Service (Spring 2015): Kelly Brown, Class of 2018
  • Director of Diversity Initiatives (Fall 2014): Sira Ntagha, Class of 2018
  • Director of Diversity Initiatives (Spring 2015): Baeley Whittle, Class of 2018
  • Director of Recognition & Spirit: Raina Scruggs, Class of 2017
  • Director of Responsibility & Accountability: Chris Tony, Class of 2018
  • Director of Social & Community Pride: Cabell Hickman, Class of 2017
  • Director of Student Well-Being: Josh Thomas, Class of 2017
  • Class of 2017 Representative: Austin Johnson
  • Class of 2018 Representative: Evan Lewis

Accomplishments of the Cabinet:

Accomplishments by Committee:

  • Academics Committee:
    • Hosted an Info Session on the University Curriculum
    • Organized the #loydstudies Study Selfie Competition
    • Organized an Ultimate Frisbee Study Break
    • Organized a Late Night Breakfast Study Break
  • Campus Traditions:
    • Organized Loyd efforts for Homecoming 2014 – Peruna Painting and Banner Decorating
    • Organized event for Family Weekend
    • Organized Loyd Scrapbook
  • Community Service Committee:
    • Organized Habitat for Humanity Build
    • Organized and coordinated efforts for Relay for Life Team
  • Diversity Initiatives Committee:
    • Organized an open discussion on diversity as seen at SMU and how that impacts them as students – called Pass the Plate
    • Organized a Diversity Trivia night
  • Recognition & Spirit Committee:
    • Organized recognition for Loyd football players and Loyd golfer for each home event
    • Organized spirit candy with fun puns to get residents excited about the home football games
    • Organized bi-monthly birthday parties for residents
  • Responsibility & Accountability Committee:
    • Designed flyer for laundry room to help remind residents to be courteous and keep the Laundry Room Clean
    • Assisted the RAs with the implementation of Responsibility Jeopardy
  • Social & Community Pride Committee:
    • Organized Family Weekend Social
    • Organized Pre-Celebration of Lights Event
    • Organized Floor Holiday Decorating Contest
    • Designed Loyd Leaders t-shirts
    • Organized a Dessert Sampler Event
  • Student Well-Being Committee:
    • Organized proposals to get first items for the Loyd Game Room – pool table, speakers/sound system, basketball arcade game
    • Organized and recruited multiple Intramural Teams – including the second place co-ed outdoor soccer team
    • Organized numerous Hall Improvement Fund Proposals to get additional amenities for Loyd, including:
      • TVs for the upper four floors
      • Electric Grand Piano for the 1st floor lounge
      • Whiteboards and dry-erase markers for each floor
      • Artwork framing for artwork created by Loyd residents
      • Extra folding tables and chairs
      • Sound system equipment
    • Created resident satisfaction survey and suggestion box to get feedback from residents on their experience

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