The Student Activity Fee Committee approved requests from two organizations at its first meeting Sept. 5.
The Society of Mexican-American Engineers and Scientists requested $1,400 to attend the 2013 MAES symposium Sept. 25-28 in Houston.
The committee awarded $3,285.
Mortuary science fraternity Ro Sigma Gamma requested $800 to transport 40 students to a one-day trip to the National Funeral Directors Association Convention Oct. 22 in Austin.Because Rho Sigma Gamma contributed most of the funds, the committee awarded $920.
The student activity fee budget of $400,000 is based on a $1 student activity fee for each semester hour of enrollment the previous year.
Applications, found at https://orgsync.com/25432/files/153754, are due two weeks before the meeting Oct. 3. For more information, call 210-486-0373.