The Ignite Party strives to cultivate and elect qualified student leaders into the Student Government Association of The Florida State University. Through this aim, The IGNITE Party works to establish a more inclusive and ambitious Student Government Association that helps to contribute to the development of The Florida State University as a leading institution of higher education.
Increased transparency within Student Government
The Student Green Fund provides funding in an effort to help students realize their ideas for sustainability and environmental progress at FSU.
This screen would allow students to efficiently use the transporation system
Directories placed in high-traffic areas will provide access and direction to campus locations, and help transition new students to the university.
Look to bring more charging stations to student life buildings, our campus libraries, and academic buildings
Funding projects and renovations to provide campus accessibility for students with disabilities, such as ramps and classroom transportation (golf carts).
Implement the Garnet Star Program to develop student deals in our local Tallahassee community.
Start educating incoming students on what it means to be a member of the Seminole Community.
Inform incoming students about the importance on how they present themselves on social media and the possible effects it may have on future job opportunities.
Starting in Spring 2015, tie a major SGA Headliner concert, the spring football game and other athletic events to establish a week of “spirit,” bringing students, fans and alumni together.
This handbook would detail the financial aid and scholarship opportunities at FSU, as well as advice on personal finance. Mobile version available, too.
Allocate two days away from classes before the start of exams to give students time to study and succeed.
This group shall work to address on campus dining issues as well as focusing on promoting healthy lifestyles on-campus.
Create a more comprehensive SGA calendar and other major events that would be easy to read and locate. The news tab allows SGA to report happenings and become more transparent and informative.
An opportunity for students to interact with SGA leaders over a free cup of coffee between classes.
Stefano began his involvement in Student Government upon his election to the 64th Student Senate with The IGNITE Party. His passion to help others and leave all things better than he found them is evident through his leadership milestones. Most notably, his experience as OGA Director has allowed him, and the agency, to represent the Student Body among the Tallahassee community and Florida Legislature. Stefano hopes to graduate, earn a CPA license and later attend law school.
Gerald kicked-off his SGA involvement through Campus Recreation Board. He went on to become Vice Chairman of the board as a freshman and, soon, his passion for education and the student body began to shine through his studies and accomplishments. His most memorable leadership role has been his experience on Campus Recreation Board as it affected 75 percent of the student body and Gerald became responsible for allocating a $5.3 million budget, programming which includes the Leach and FSU Reservation. A turning point in his life was his grandmother’s passing and Gerald notes that his strength, passion for our university and drive to succeed, are all attributed to the lessons learned from this experience.
Jorge initiated his involvement in SGA through the Freshman Leadership Institute. Various, diverse leadership roles shaped his experiences at FSU. Mainly, becoming Director of The BIG Event at FSU has allowed him to expand the program and encourage growth among the Tallahassee community and a love for service among the student body. Jorge is passionate about informing the student body on where our fees go, and providing efficient and academically enhancing programming with these resources.
Partner with Student Boosters and SAA to bridge the gap between Recent Grad & Young Alumni Program
Host professional workshops in conjuncture with the Career Center
Develop a “Senior Bucket List” to be completed by graduation
Host a “Senior Class Tailgate” before a home football game
“Last First Day of School” brunch for seniors
Continue tradition of “Senior Week” leading up to graduation
“Are We There Yet?” halfway through the year event week
Host a suit drive to contribute Professional Clothing Bank for students
“Senior Class Gives Back” community service day
Organize engaging fundraisers throughout the year to pay for class gift Advocate for a more affordable class ring
From leading the ladies of Delta Zeta to fundraising milestones within the FSU Student Foundation, Haylie’s unique ability, and passion, to empower others is evident through her accomplishments and various areas of involvement.
After serving as Vice President of the Junior Class Council and Orientation Leader, Mat developed an incredible sense of school spirit that drives and motivates him to lead organizations in a positive direction.
Logan simultaneously developed his finance and leadership skills serving as Junior Class Council treasurer, meanwhile showing characteristics of a servant leader as a Dance Marathon Morale Captain and Theta Chi Fraternity’s Community Service Chair.
As an Orientation Leader, Lady Spirithunter and Junior Class Council Secretary, Jazmyn fosters a spirit for FSU and passion for enhancing the student experience on campus.