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Senate Update: On-campus dining discussed

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Senate Update: On-campus dining discussed

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) held their weekly student senate legislative meeting of the year April 20. Guest Speaker Director of Auxiliary Services Ana Alvarez addressed the Senate, mostly regarding dining services since Jody Thompson, liaison to Chartwell’s, could not attend the meeting. Alvarez started off by explaining all aspects of auxiliary services that includes […]

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Senate Update: Chancellor Philip Dubois visits Senate

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Senate Update: Chancellor Philip Dubois visits Senate

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) held their weekly student senate legislative meeting of the year April 6. Guest Speaker Chancellor Philip Dubois spoke to the Senate and addressed several different topics. He began by giving updates about the numerous construction projects on campus that are either in progress or will begin work in the […]

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SGA election results announced

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
SGA election results announced

Tracey Allsbrook and running mate Bryan McCollom were announced student body president and vice president, along with other Student Government Association (SGA) positions, on Thursday at noon in the Student Union Rotunda. Xavier Brathwaite won senior class president, Cheyenna Gest won junior class president and Rebecca Gill won sophomore class president. After the announcement, Allsbrook gave an acceptance […]

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Meet the candidates: Tracey Allsbrook, Bryan McCollom

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Meet the candidates: Tracey Allsbrook, Bryan McCollom

Tracey Allsbrook, a junior communication and political science double major, is running for student body president. Allsbrook currently holds the position of senator for Liberal Arts and Sciences and Academic Affairs chairwoman. She also works as a Niner Guide, an office assistant for Intramural Sports and is a member of The Iota Rho Chapter of Delta Sigma […]

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Meet the candidates: Lauren Bullock, Kevin Hines

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Meet the candidates: Lauren Bullock, Kevin Hines

Lauren Bullock, a senior sociology major is running for student body president. Her desire to run for the position has been fueled by her passion for education as well as her desire to help other students succeed. Bullock wants to either work for Teach for America in Hawaii or the Peace Corps in South America […]

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Kicking off SGA elections with Niner Palooza

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kicking off SGA elections with Niner Palooza

As a part of Niner Palooza, the Student Government Association (SGA) organized the “Why Fair” on Thursday in the CHHS/COED Plaza to kick off SGA elections. Niner Palooza is a series of events that gets students involved with the elections, starting with the Why Fair, then the Debate Pep Rally, then the Election Debate at the […]

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SGA presidential candidates go head to head at election debate

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
SGA presidential candidates go head to head at election debate

Student body president and vice president candidates went head to head Thursday at 5 p.m. during the Student Government Association (SGA) Election Debate. It was presidential candidate Lauren Bullock with running mate Kevin Hines up against presidential candidate Tracey Allsbrook and running mate Bryan McCollom. While Allsbrook and McCollom talked a lot about campus safety […]

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University receives backlash after two sexual assault allegations

| February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
University receives backlash after two sexual assault allegations

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted a Campus Climate Communication Forum on Feb. 23 where students addressed concerns with campus officials after two sexual assault allegations against UNC Charlotte students came out earlier this month. SGA Secretary for State and National Affairs Vincent Cahill facilitated the forum with Chief of Police Jeffrey Baker, Title IX […]

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Senate Update: OrgSync to become NinerConnect, new student orgs

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Senate Update: OrgSync to become NinerConnect, new student orgs

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) held their seventh weekly student senate legislative meeting of the year Feb. 23. Secretary for Student Affairs speaks on Food Crew, Trucks for NinerPoolza Secretary for Student Affairs Reginald Cobbins spoke to Senate about Food Crew and said they would begin tabeling soon. He also secured three food […]

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Graduation goes green

| February 21, 2017 | 6 Comments
Graduation goes green

UNC Charlotte commencement robes have officially been changed from black to green, which will take effect for the spring commencement ceremonies. Student Body Vice President Carrie Nowell has worked over the past two semesters on making the change happen. She said the idea originally came from Secretary for State and National Affairs Vincent Cahill this […]

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Senate Update: Sophomore class will have “halfway there fair”

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Senate Update: Sophomore class will have “halfway there fair”

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) held their fifth weekly student senate legislative meeting of the year Feb. 9. Guest Speakers The Secretary for Information Technology Gyovanni Boston-Crompton addressed the Senate on several projects she is working on. South Village will receive a printer in fall 2017. REPROS, who supplies the printers, are looking […]

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Senate Update: Initial step in replacing Vice President as official who oversees Senate organizations

| February 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Senate Update: Initial step in replacing Vice President as official who oversees Senate organizations

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) held their weekly student senate legislative meeting Feb. 2. Guest speakers Secretary for State and National Affairs Vincent Cahill spoke to the Senate about the importance of the program Kognito, which educates students on recognizing mental illness in others. Cahill encouraged senators to share the program with various […]

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Senate update: plans for Freshman Week

| January 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
Senate update: plans for Freshman Week

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) held their third weekly student senate legislative meeting of the year Jan. 26. Guest speaker Freshman Class President Vivian Ojimadu spoke to the Senate to announce the schedule for “Freshman Week,” which will be held the week of March 13, the week after Spring Break. The week will […]

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Senate Update: Chartwells liaison Jody Thompson gives updates on dining services, new orgs

| January 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Senate Update: Chartwells liaison Jody Thompson gives updates on dining services, new orgs

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) held their second weekly student senate legislative meeting of the year Jan. 19. Guest Speaker Jody Thompson, the liaison for Chartwells spoke to the senate about current and upcoming changes to dining services. She spoke about the optional dining account incentive that gives students free meal swipes after […]

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Senate update: four new student organizations, Elections Act and Procedural Modifications Act approved

| January 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Senate update: four new student organizations, Elections Act and Procedural Modifications Act approved

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) had their weekly legislative meeting Jan. 12. Message from the Senate Student Body Vice President and Leader of the Senate Carrie Nowell and Student Body President Fahn Darkor discussed various events and meetings organized for SGA to start off the new semester, such as a spring planning meeting […]

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Tuition and Fees Advisory Board votes on tuiton increases for the 2017-18 academic years

| November 25, 2016 | 1 Comment
Tuition and Fees Advisory Board votes on tuiton increases for the 2017-18 academic years

The Tuition and Fees Advisory Board, made up of student leaders, met last week to discuss and vote on proposed budget suggestions for the 2017-18 academic years. The meeting was moderated by Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Arthur Jackson and President of the Student Body Fahn Darkor. Members of the public were allowed to […]

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Senate update: Dr. Arthur Jackson visits senate

| November 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Senate update: Dr. Arthur Jackson visits senate

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) had their weekly legislative meeting Nov. 3 and were joined by Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Arthur Jackson and Director of Parking and Transportation Services (PaTS) Doug Lape, who discussed proposed parking and transportation plans. Jackson talks to senate Jackson began by addressing the multiple “first amendment […]

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Senate update: discussion of construction, traffic

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Senate update: discussion of construction, traffic

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) had their weekly legislative meeting Sept. 29 and were joined by Director of Facilities Planning, Chris Gilbert, who discussed construction projects for next year and traffic alleviation with the senate. Guest Speaker- facilities management Gilbert spoke to the senate about the extensive list of changes the University will […]

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Senate update: updates for parking and transportion, run-off election for freshman class president

| September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
Senate update: updates for parking and transportion, run-off election for freshman class president

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) had their weekly legislative meeting Sept. 22. Parking and Transportation Updates Director of Parking and Transportation Services (PaTS) Doug Lape spoke at senate to give updates and answer any questions the senators had. A document with the breakdown of how PaTS’ revenue is used is in a document […]

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SGA breaks the ice with students

| September 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
SGA breaks the ice with students

On Sept. 14, UNC Charlotte’s Student Government Association hosted SGA Breaking the Ice tabling event in response to the confusion and upset caused by the add/drop period. SGA and Academic Affairs wanted to hear the student body’s opinions, questions, and concerns about student life and UNC Charlotte which led to the organization of Breaking the Ice. Tracey Allsbrook, secretary […]

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