The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) held their sixth weekly student senate legislative meeting of the year Feb. 16.
The Collegiate Recovery Community Coordinator Jess Pinti along with five students spoke to the Senate about the Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) and what they provide for students who are in recovery or who would like to be. The CRC is a part of the Center for Wellness Promotion and it’s goal is to help student be successful in recovery and academics. They offer a sobriety room for approved students to utilize for different purposes. Alcoholic Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetings are also held in the sobriety room and are open to anyone. Pinti expressed interest to the Senate about starting a student organization for allies in recovery and needs eight students to join. The CRC at UNC Charlotte was the first in North Carolina.
Secretary for Diversity Affairs Lauren Bullock discussed the Preferred Name project which has been in the works for two years.