We at the Ryerson Community Services Society are putting together a #FCSinAction faculty-level student community master plan. Throughout the year we will be hosting a series of forums open to all FCS undergraduate students, faculty, and alumni. During these open forums you may voice ideas, visions, and concerns to your student representatives on the faculty-level. We will use all the ideas, visions, concerns to formulate meaningful policy, by-laws, services, events, and most importantly change.
The Ryerson Community Services Society-RCSS is a collective voice for over 6,500+ undergraduate students here at the Faculty of Community Services.
The Ryerson Community Services Society-RCSS has been hard at work over the past two months since our September FCS Undergraduate Town Hall. We are happy to announce two different Ground-Breaking MAJOR Announcements to the FCS Community and greater Ryerson Community.
We are still very hard at work working on our Undergraduate Community Plan for our future sustainable student society.
1. RCSS Committee Introductions
2. Discovering what is a Student Society
3. Our Pillars and Goals as a Student Society for FCS
4. Institutional and Community Benefits of having a Student Society
5. An overview of our progress past-present
6. 2 Major Ground-Breaking Announcements
7. The 21st Century Approach to full 100% Accountability, and Representation
8. An Overview Look at all the Future Benefits for our Undergraduate community in FCS
9. Light Bulb Urban Health Activity
10. Takeaways to Remember
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We Are The Changemakers Of Tomorrow
Ryerson Community Services Society-RCSS
The Ryerson Community Services Society-RCSS is a collective voice for all 6,500+ FCS undergraduate students at the Faculty-level. We advocate for our students by FCS students. We constantly want your input on how we can create a more meaningful and empowering community within our faculty.
Come on out to our first Town Hall and learn how a sustainable student society would benefit and elevate all of our FCS educations.
We at the Ryerson Community Services Society are putting together a #FCSinAction faculty-level student community master plan. Throughout the year we will be hosting a series of forums open to all FCS undergraduate students, and alumni. During these open forums you may voice ideas, visions, and concerns to your student voice representatives on the faculty-level. We will use all the ideas, visions, concerns to formulate meaningful policy, by-laws, services, events, and most importantly change.
Questions from first Town Hall:
Q: What Services do you provide:?
A: We provide FCS the service of having an undergraduate community.
Q: When can we form clubs, initiatives/student groups under you all?
A: Once we past a referendum on a student levy fee.
Q: Why did we not get frosh kits similar to TRSS, RLAS or RESS from the RCSS?
A: There is no room in our current budget to offer it to all incoming FCS students.
Q: Is the RCSS basically the provincial government while course unions are the municipal governments?
A: Yes exactly that. The RCSS is recognized as the undergraduate society for the Faculty of Community Services while the Course Unions only represent their course/program.
Q: Will everything we input for our community plan get enacted right after the referendum passes?
A: Yes, all the goals, events, bylaws, ect.
Q: What exactly is FCS in terms of community image?
A: FCS is a Health and Applied Science based Faculty that strives to deal with Community as our number one core value. When you walk around campus you will notice all of our programs are located within numerous buildings that reads Community Health and Health Science. Or the program is grouped in a building with similar health/health science related programs.
Q: What can we expect from the RCSS this year?
A: The RCSS this year is trying to kickstart a vibrantly engaged community. You will notice a significant influx of events, initiatives, and opportunities within FCS this year. Compared to all other years in our faculty's history of a minimal sense of community.
Q: How can I get involved with the RCSS?
A: By showing up to our events, town-halls, initiatives, or joining a services-committee.