The Student Government Association voted on Monday to help send two theatre students to the United States Institute for Theatre Technology’s (USITT) annual conference event.

According to the Theatre Technology Annual Conference Event Bill sponsored by Vice President Zahraa Saheb, the event will take place March 16-19 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

“The USITT annual conference event is an extraordinary opportunity that sponsors the growth, education, and communication between theatre designers, theatre educators, working technicians and young artists from around the nation,” Saheb said.

The two students, Jorge Flores, sophomore, and Tyler Guse, junior, have also volunteered to assist with pre-conference activities taking place March 14 -16.

The SGA allocated about $1,500 to Flores and Guse for their seven-day hotel stay and registration fee, and Flores and Guse are very grateful.

“We’re ecstatic,” Guse said. “While attending USITT, we’re able to gain more knowledge and then bring back what we learn here to the university.”

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Dalise is a senior mass communication major. She graduated from Tarrant County College in May 2015 with an Associate of Arts degree and continued her education journey by joining Texas Wesleyan University in August 2015. She is most interested in the areas of public relations and advertising, and began practicing her communication and writing skills as a content producer for Rambler Media Group in Spring 2016.

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