Tag: Student Government Association

Q&A: Lavien, Crean win 2018 SGA election

| April 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
Q&A: Lavien, Crean win 2018 SGA election

Niayai Lavien and Chandler Crean were announced the 2018-19 student body president and vice president April 5. They won with 54 percent of the 1435 votes and will officially be sworn in Thursday. Niner Times: What was your reaction to finding out you had won? Niayai: I couldn’t help but cry because I was so […]

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Political expo promotes discussion between political parties

| April 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
Political expo promotes discussion between political parties

Charlotte’s first ever political expo took place April 5 as participants with different political leanings all came together to share a dialogue. The event was comprised of a panel of four guests representing a lineup of political and civic organizations with a moderator facilitating the discussion. The panelists conferred over a number of topics that […]

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Niner Palooza: Free food, fun and so much more

| March 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
Niner Palooza: Free food, fun and so much more

Niner Palooza will once again be coming to campus Monday, March 26. Niner Palooza is a series of events that gets students involved with the Student Government Association (SGA) annual spring elections, starting with a “Why Fair” and a session to meet and greet the candidates for the upcoming election, followed by the annual election […]

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Political organizations make history, sign first-ever campus Political Expo into order

| February 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
Political organizations make history, sign first-ever campus Political Expo into order

A number of prominent UNC Charlotte student organizations met this past Thursday to officially codify a political Expo into order by rule of pen. Through this seal of approval, the signees — represented by four civically-oriented university programs — formally commemorated the landmark accord that is to serve as a platform for public discourse. The Political […]

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SGA update: April 23

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
SGA update: April 23

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) held their final Student Senate legislative meeting of the year April 23. Although this is the last official meeting, senate is considering the idea of holding a short five-minute meeting next week to swear in two potential additions to SGA, but the decision is not final. All of […]

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Funding violations for the 2014-15 school year

| April 15, 2015 | 1 Comment
Funding violations for the 2014-15 school year

Twice during the 2014-2015 school year, the Student Government Association (SGA) has withheld funding from student organizations because of violations that were made against the Financial Procedures Act (FPA). “My role on SGA now is to make funding as accessible as possible to student orgs and make sure that student funding is being used in […]

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SGA update: April 2

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
SGA update: April 2

The following is a summary of the topics discussed at the weekly Student Senate legislative meeting that was held April 2. Funding violation for the Model United Nations Senators deliberated on whether or not to remove funding from the student organization the Model United Nations due to a violation that the group made regarding FPA […]

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Daratony, Jones face off at 2015-2016 Student Body Presidential Debate

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Daratony, Jones face off at 2015-2016 Student Body Presidential Debate

Photos by Chris Crews. As the candidates running for Student Body President and Vice President prepare for elections, they gathered in the Student Union Room 200 for the annual Student Body President Debate to voice their opinions on important issues. The two candidates running for Student Body President are sophomore Mitch Daratony, with his Vice […]

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SGA update: Feb. 12

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
SGA update: Feb. 12

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) met for their weekly legislative meeting Feb. 12. Academic Affairs Academic Affairs is considering lending out portable phone chargers for students in Atkins Library. They are also working on making many electives available for students in other majors. Since many electives are exclusive to certain majors, this will […]

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SGA update: Jan. 22

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
SGA update: Jan. 22

The following is a summary of the Jan. 22 meeting of the Student Government Association (SGA) Student Senate. End of term for senators Senators have two months left in office before they must be re-elected. SGA needs to recruit more senators and raise awareness of elections for anybody that is interested in running. Health and […]

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Getting to know Serio

| January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Getting to know Serio

Driven. Optimistic. Goofy. These words describe Student Body President of UNC Charlotte Steven Serio. But who is he really? Currently, the senior business major serves the student body as a member of the Board of Trustees. He describes himself as a manager or figurehead. Serio was born in Baltimore and his family moved to Boston […]

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SGA approves Student Ticketing Allocation for 2015 season

| January 13, 2015 | 1 Comment
SGA approves Student Ticketing Allocation for 2015 season

Due to a consistent lack of student attendance at football games during the 2014 season, the UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) has passed new legislation that will reduce the amount of student seating. The new legislation is called the Student Ticketing Allocation Act. SGA passed this legislation in November and it will take effect […]

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SGA low on funds for remainder of 2014-15 fiscal year

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
SGA low on funds for remainder of 2014-15 fiscal year

UNC Charlotte’s Student Government Association (SGA) has recently had to look into stretching their 2014-2015 fiscal year budget. The budget is given to SGA’s Organizational Ways and Means Committee each year by Student Activities Fees Commission (SAFC), who allocates yearly budgets for many other on-campus organizations, such as the Campus Activities Board. SGA uses these […]

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SGA Update, Oct. 9

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
SGA Update, Oct. 9

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) met for their weekly Student Senate legislative meeting Oct. 9. Raising Awareness for new Withdrawal Policy Dean of Students Christine Reed-Davis and Jonathan Adams, dean and director of student conduct and outreach, addressed the senate regarding the new 16 credit hour withdrawal limit. They want to work with […]

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