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CCAMS Meeting Minutes for April 7, 2016


--First meeting after Spring Break!--

• NWS Binghamton trip TOMORROW!
o meet at Bradfield parking lot at 12:45pm, leaving at 1pm
o tour of office and radar from 2-4pm, back in Ithaca by ~5pm
o we have a couple more spots if anyone is interested!

• Connecting with SESSA
o Science of Earth Systems Student Association
o Bad Science Movie Nights monthly to get together and meet new people
• FOOD and a chance to meet other earth science majors
o Undergraduate Research Seminar
• second to last week of class – May 6th
• keep eye out for emails

• ALUMNI WEEKEND
o get your $$ in to Sahri in 1103 by TOMORROW ($20)… we need your $
o April 15th – 17th
o Final schedule was just sent in e-mail… get pumped!
o Volunteers – looking for help with set up & clean up!
• Friday night (in 1102)
• Sat morning (breakfast in Emerson 157)
• Sat afternoon (Stewart Park)
• Saturday night (happy hour)
• email Shaun/Carolina!
o Looking for Student Speakers on Friday night
• present about things doing in classes, CCAMS, department etc.
• giving updates to alumni and supplement our Alumni speaker

• Forecasting for Cornell’s VARSITY SPORTS (Mandy)
o Still looking for help with forecasts (4 games this weekend!)
o No pressure, can help practice your forecasting skills!
o Great feedback from teams and has gotten our name out there
o Can use Google Doc to fill in forecast if you can’t meet with others
• email alp96 for access!

• Forecasting Nights (Brett)
o next night is Thursday 4/14 at 5pm in 1101
o practice forecasting skills and good opportunity to learn if you don’t know much!

• Relay for Life (Jeff)
o CCAMS has a team…. April 15th – April 16th …. 4pm-4am
o same weekend as Alumni weekend but you can still help raise money for a great cause!
o see Jeff’s emails for more info

• Broadcasting Nights (Victoria)
o every Monday 4:45-5:45pm in the forecasting room on 10th floor
o new equipment!
• green screen holder, studio light, microphone
o Spring Break forecast got a lot of attention! (reached over 9000 people!)
o Trip to ICTV in the works

• Education Outreach (Ethan ecb99)
o Upcoming events!
• Severe Weather Awareness Campaign (April 11th-15th)
• Lansing Middle School MadSci (April 14th)
• let him know if you’re interested ASAP!
• roughly 3-5pm on Thursday
• Bring a Child to Work Day (April 28th)
• Weather Warriors (combatting weather via forecasting)
• more info to come
• Expand Your Horizons (April 30th)
• Weather on a stick (May 4th-6th)
o Severe Weather Campaign
• Tabling on Ho Plaza
• Monday April 11th & Thursday April 14th
• education on severe weather advisories
• taking pictures!
• Weather on a Stick
• putting up “yard signs” around campus and update with 48-hour forecasts
• get our name out there!
• Social media
• keep everything we do posted

• Updates from Jess
o Ithacation!
• needs articles by Saturday!
• anything weather-related, department activities, or pictures
o CCAMS podcasts
• lots of attention on Facebook!
o PSA video filming this weekend
• showcase our major, “the moment I knew…”
• Saturday 1-5pm, Sunday 2-5pm in 1102!
• just show up if you want to be involved

• External Review of department
o need 9 students to be present for FREE lunch
o let Sahri know by tomorrow!

HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!