VCU Student Technology Advisory Committee

Purpose of the Committee

The VCU Student Technology Advisory Committee (STAC) is intended to form a cooperation between VCU Technology Services and the academic and social life of students at VCU. The Committee advises VCU Technology Services in matters related to service design and implementation, programming, and promotion of technology at VCU. Specifically the Committee is designed to:

  • Advise and assist in the design and implementation of services affecting all students.
  • Offer a student perspective on relevant Technology Services issues.
  • Participate in projects or activities that promote VCU Technology Services among students.

Apply Today: https://go.vcu.edu/applystac

Committee Membership

STAC will be comprised of up to 20 undergraduates and graduates per academic year. All enrolled full-time VCU students from all majors and ranks are encouraged to apply. VCU Technology Services seeks a diverse group of outgoing students who will represent the various needs and perspectives of the VCU population.

Apply Today: https://go.vcu.edu/applystac

If you are interested in learning more about the benefits of serving on the committee please contact us at stac@vcu.edu.


 

Terms of Service & Compensation

The terms of service for this position is one academic year from September to April. Committee members must be able to attend a meeting which will take place on selected Fridays from 12:00-1:45pm (dates for the 2017-2018 academic year are listed below). Lunch will be provided at all meetings. Committee members will receive a $100 service award upon successful completion of his or her term and these requirements. Up to two absences from STAC meetings are permitted during the academic year. Members can make up for an absence by participating in Technology Services events held throughout the term of service. Committee members can request to renew membership each following year while enrolled as a full-time student.

STAC Meeting Dates 2017-2018

Every third Friday of the semester, excluding December and May, 12:00-1:45 pm at TAB, 701 W. Broad Street (corner of Broad & Pine), Room 202. This year's meetings are scheduled as below.

  • Friday, September 15, 2017
  • Friday, October 6, 2017
  • Friday, October 27, 2017
  • Friday, November 17, 2017
  • Friday, January 26, 2018
  • Friday, February 16, 2018
  • Friday, March 2, 2018 (Tentative)
  • Friday, March 23, 2018
  • Friday, April 13, 2018

STAC Advisors

  • Ryan Neilson, Information Security, Security Operations Team Lead, neilsonjr@vcu.edu
  • JaBari Scott, Academic Technologies, Applications Analyst, jascott@vcu.edu
  • Scottie Wylie, STAC Chair, Technology Support Services, ITSC Call Center Lead, wylieks@vcu.edu
  • Sam Kennedy, Technology Services Liaison, Director - Technology Support Services, skennedy@vcu.edu