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Caroline Enos

May 31, 2019

Logan Casey, member of the Class of 2022, spoke to senators at SGA’s final general meeting for the year about his concern that the organization did not properly advertise its resolution on arming the Suffolk University Police Department (SUPD) before it was passed in a 23-11 vote on April 4. Th...

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Caroline Enos

April 24, 2019

The total SGA funding for the 2019-2020 academic year is $779,995. This can be broken down into $314,250 for SGA’s total budget, $365,745 for total club budgets and $100,000 for club initiative requests. The total club budget is used to fund clubs. Senator Rachel Neves, a member of the finance c...

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Caroline Enos

April 18, 2019

At the April 11 meeting, SGA passed a resolution written by Senator at Large Jared Marshall that recommends the university mandate that “all assignments for courses in… CAS and SBS shall be graded and returned to students in person and on Blackboard before the deadline for the Early Alert Project if ...

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Caroline Enos

April 10, 2019

On March 28, SGA passed a resolution written by Senator-at-Large Jared Marshall that recommends Suffolk fix inconsistencies in assignment grades and final grades. The resolution stated that not all faculty currently list a final grading scale in their syllabi, despite this being a requirement in Col...

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Caroline Enos

April 3, 2019

SGA passed a new set of election bylaws last Thursday. While Most of the regulations outlined in the resolution reaffirm rules that have been in place in the SGA election packets from previous years, this is the first official set of election bylaws written and passed by SGA. The bylaws address ...

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Haley Clegg

March 27, 2019

Current SGA President Morgan Robb announced the opening of the new commuter student lounge. The official unveiling of the new space, which is located on the first floor of the 73 Tremont building, will begin at 10 am Wednesday morning. The ribbon cutting ceremony with Suffolk University President Mar...

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Caroline Enos

March 6, 2019

Financial Committee initiative requests 2/12/19 Best Buddies: $1,457.84 for t-shirts and a conference in Indiana. The Fundamental Brotherhood Society- $200 for “You are Loved” event on 2/14 Diabetes Network: $0 of a $2,045.92 request for attending an event. The finance committee ...

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Caroline Enos and Haley Clegg

February 27, 2019

The final list of nominated SGA Exectutive Board candidates: Candidates for President: Yasir Batalvi, Class of 2020 senator Karine Kanj, Class of 2021 senator Candidates for Vice President: Kostas Loukos, Class of 2021 senator Oba Oseghali, Class of 2022 senator Dan Redznak, Class of 2020 sen...

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Caroline Enos

February 20, 2019

Any student looking to run for senator or executive board positions in SGA should pick up an election packet at the Student Leadership and Involvement (SLI) office in Sawyer room 320. All packets must be brought to the SLI office, SGA office in Sawyer room 324 or the hub desk at Somerset by 5 p.m. on W...

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Haley Clegg and Caroline Enos

February 6, 2019

At the SGA meeting on Jan. 31, members discussed changing the current SGA bylaws that state how much money can be given to Suffolk clubs and organizations who request funding from SGA for conferences or any off-campus event that is not open to all Suffolk students. Under current SGA bylaws, th...

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