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Pass/fail grading option for Fall 2020 passes, administration to decide if it will take affect

Pass/fail grading option for Fall 2020 passes, administration to decide if it will take affect
November 10, 2020

The Student Government Association (SGA) unanimously passed a resolution to implement a pass/fail option for grading in the Fall 2020 semester. This grading system would allow for Suffolk University...

SGA passes “Gender X” resolution, discuss COVID-19 policy and closed testing site with Suffolk admin

SGA passes “Gender X” resolution, discuss COVID-19 policy and closed testing site with Suffolk admin
Housing Chair shares recent upgrades to Suffolk buildings, elevators
November 3, 2020

The Student Government Association unanimously passed a resolution at Thursday’s meeting that would extend gender inclusivity protections in the university’s registration systems. According to the...

SGA passes constitutional amendment to promote transparency

SGA passes constitutional amendment to promote transparency
October 27, 2020

Suffolk’s  Student Government Association (SGA) passed  a constitutional amendment to ensure that the organization promotes all resolutions before they come to a vote in the SGA senate. The amendment...

Suffolk Mondays eliminated, SGA budget reallocated

Suffolk Mondays eliminated, SGA budget reallocated
October 13, 2020

Suffolk Votes spoke with the Student Government Association (SGA) about how they are working toward informing the Suffolk community about how they can vote in the 2020 presidential election. Suffolk...

Election Day holiday bill passed through the senate

Election Day holiday bill passed through the senate
October 6, 2020

The Student Government Association passed a bill that seeks to recognize election day as a school holiday. Students and staff would have the holiday off to promote a higher voter turnout, according to...

SGA discusses the right to keep video off without penalty during online classes

SGA discusses the right to keep video off without penalty during online classes
September 29, 2020

Suffolk University Dean Ann Coyne administered the oath of executive office to Student Government Association (SGA) President Karine Kanj, Vice President Lukas Phipps, Secretary Youseff Hassan and Treasurer...

SUPD addresses connections with BPD

SUPD addresses connections with BPD
September 24, 2020

Suffolk University Police Chief Kenneth Walsh spoke with Student Government Association (SGA) senators at Thursday’s meeting about what the department is doing this fall.  Students voiced concerns...

Classes to be pass/fail, work study and orientation updates discussed at SGA meeting

Classes to be pass/fail, work study and orientation updates discussed at SGA meeting
March 29, 2020

The Student Government Association’s first ever virtual meeting was held via zoom on March 26. President Marisa Kelly, Dean of Students Ann Coyne and Dean Sean Newton attended the meeting and answered...

Commuter students look for added parking options on campus

Commuter students look for added parking options on campus
February 26, 2020

At the Feb. 20 Student Government Association general meeting, Vice President Oba Oseghali talked about the progress the Student Judicial Review Board (SJRB) has made in condensing the SJRB bylaws...

2020 SGA election season in full swing with nominations finalized

2020 SGA election season in full swing with nominations finalized
February 19, 2020

The last round of nominations for SGA e-board candidates in the SGA spring election were announced at the Feb. 13 meeting. The following students will officially be considered candidates once they turn...

Spring nominations begin for 2020 SGA elections

Spring nominations begin for 2020 SGA elections
February 12, 2020

The Spring 2020 Student Government Association elections started this past week when eight current SGA members were nominated as candidates at the association’s Feb. 6 meeting. Every current...

New campaign materials allowed in spring SGA election

New campaign materials allowed in spring SGA election
February 5, 2020

The Student Government Association (SGA) passed a resolution at its Jan. 30 meeting that redefined what can be used as campaign materials in the spring SGA election.  Campaign materials, according...

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