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Equity in Career Services, changes to CHW discussed at SGA

Equity in Career Services, changes to CHW discussed at SGA

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

The Student Government Association (SGA) invited university staff to speak at Thursday's general meeting about changes to CHW and equity in Career Services. Ade Igbineweka, the director of Career Equity...

Senators discuss Ramadan meal pickup on campus, INTO program

Senators discuss Ramadan meal pickup on campus, INTO program

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

The Student Government Association (SGA) discussed the INTO program and on-campus meal accommodations for students celebrating Ramadan at Thursday’s 23rd general meeting. INTO is a program that works...

SGA votes to mandate COVID-19 vaccine for students this fall

SGA votes to mandate COVID-19 vaccine for students this fall

The Student Government Association (SGA) voted to recommend Suffolk University require students to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in order to return to campus in the fall. Thirteen senators voted in favor...

Anti-Asian hate, sexual assault discussed at SGA

Anti-Asian hate, sexual assault discussed at SGA

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

Representatives from Suffolk’s Office of Title IX and Asian American Association (AAA) spoke to senators at last week’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting. Shelia Calkins, the director...

CLAS tutoring available to students, BSU event approved

CLAS tutoring available to students, BSU event approved

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA) focused its March 25 meeting on students' financial services. Jennifer Ricciardi spoke to senators about financial services and the Free Application...

SGA members condemn hate crimes, discuss SJRB bylaws

SGA members condemn hate crimes, discuss SJRB bylaws

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

Members of the Student Government Association (SGA) condemned hate crimes against Asian communities at the organization's March 18 meeting. “SGA stands against all the racism and hate crimes, especially...

Senators discuss the future of Suffolk dining services

Senators discuss the future of Suffolk dining services

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

The 18th General Meeting for the Student Government Association (SGA) was held after senators had the week before off.  President Karine Kanj invited Ted Mayer, who is the Dining Services Task Force...

SGA confirms election results, passes transparency amendment

SGA confirms election results, passes transparency amendment

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer March 2, 2021

The Student Government Association held its 17th general meeting on Feb. 25, the first meeting since the conclusion of the spring election season. President Karine Kanj reminded the senators that there...

Senator election packet deadline moved back, Mar. 4 meeting postponed

Senator election packet deadline moved back, Mar. 4 meeting postponed

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer February 16, 2021

At the  Student Government Association’s general meeting on Feb. 11, Vice President Lukas Phipps requested that the deadline for senate nomination packets be moved to 9 a.m. on Feb. 16. The motion passed,...

Presidential seat up for grabs as SGA election season begins

Presidential seat up for grabs as SGA election season begins

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer February 10, 2021

Suffolk’s Student Government Association began its first round of executive board nominations at the organization's first meeting of the spring semester on Feb. 4.  With current President Karine...

SGA passes resolution for mental health break during Spring 2021 semester

SGA passes resolution for mental health break during Spring 2021 semester

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer December 17, 2020

The $93 activity fee that every Suffolk University student is charged will be cut in half for the Spring 2021 semester, Student Government Association (SGA) President Karine Kanj announced at the senate’s...

SGA discusses budget for spring semester

SGA discusses budget for spring semester

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer December 8, 2020

At the last Student Government Association meeting held on Dec. 3, the conversation both before and during the open forum was centered around the association's fall 2020 semester budget.  Before the...

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