Medya ve Aktivizm Kulübü
















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Article 1 Name of the Organization

      Sabancı University News and Media Activitism Club (SUNMAC).

Article 2 Purpose

The main purposes of the SU News and Media Activitism Club are:

  • create opportunities for its members to meet regularly both formally and informally, thus providing for the interchange of ideas and information;
  • work to promote a supportive and positive atmosphere at Western Carolina University, thus intensifying our sense of community;
  • foster interaction between the university community and its neighbors, thus enriching our environment and enhancing the quality of life within the locale.
  • To give students the opportunity to be creative using their talents through digital media.Using digital media,students will collaborate together while getting hands on experience.
  • Digital Media including: Video, Photography, Audio, Graphic Design, Animation and Web Design. Using these types of media, SUNMAC will benefit the students of Sabancı University.

Article 3 Membership

      The Club is open to foreign and Turkish citizens alike.

Article 6 Activities

      Discussions about media-related issues; media literacy, youth and the media, bias in the

      media, corporate vs. independent media, advertising.

      Lessons about how to use technology, programs....

      PROJECT CREATION; expression of perspectives of those creating it, or of those the creator  wants to portray using video, print, audio- any media.

      PROJECT PUBLICATION; sending projects to any contests and outlets to portray the

perspectives of students.

      Invitations to guest speakers from mainstream and independent media sources.

      Web Projects/ updating website

      Photo projects (what they were thinking, documentaries)



Article 7 Offices of the Organization

      Offices at this clubs shall be: President, Vice President, Chief Executive Officer, Human Resources Manager, Public Relations Manager, Financial Manager and Event Manager. Together these offices form the Board of Directors.

      The other office belongs to the Board of Auditors. The Board of Auditors is shaped by 3 members.

      Election for the offices shall be held in the end of each year. The elected persons will serve for the duration of the year.

      Each member of SUNMAC can be elected for the same office for a maximum of two years in a row.

Article 7.1 Responsibilities for persons in the office

  •       The President shall preside at the meetings of the club, shall serve as official representative of the club members, and shall maintain official correspondance for the club.
  •    The Vice President shall assume the duties of the President upon the absence of the President.
  •      The Chief Executive Officer shall administer the main responsibilities include developing and implementing high-level strategies, making major decisions, managing the overall operations and resources of the club, and acting as the main point of communication between the board of directors.


  •   Human Resources Manager shall be responsible for the attraction, selection, training, assessment and rewarding of members.
  •     Public Relations Manager shall manage the flow of information between and individual or an organization and the public.
  •   Event Manager shall apply of project management to the creation and development of the events.
  •    Financial Manager shall keep a complete record of the proceedings of the club, shall be responsible for drafting club budget and balance, and shall be in general charge of the club finances.
  •    The Board of Directors shall administer the affairs of the club between club meetings.
  •      The Board of Auditors shall supervise the Board of Directors along term of office.
  •   The financial decisions of the club have to be approved (majority vote) by the quorum at a monthly meeting.

Article 8 Elections

  •        Elections for offices shall be conducted in the end of each semester. Every member can make proposals for the office. 
  •      A person is elected for the office with at least 50% + 1 of the votes of the club members present at the meetng.

Article 9 Amendments

      This constitution may be amended by a majority of those present at a meeting, as long as the meeting is duly called and at least two weeks notice of the impending amendment is given.


      All proposed amendments must be submitted to the President in advance, so that he/she may advise the membership of its intent.


Article 10 Organization Meetings

      There will be one monthly meeting during each month of the school year. In addition, Executive Committee may call other meetings if necessary.

      There have to be at least 5 members present in order to hold a monthly meeting.

      The members present will constitute a quorum, provided the meeting has been announced at least three days in advance.

Article 11 Final Regulations

  •     The SUNMAC can dissolve itself when decided by a ¾ majority of the members present in a monthly meeting.
  •       In the case that SUNMAC is dissolved all the assets of the club shall go to the Student Government at SU.