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SGA raises concerns about testing to COVID-19 task force

SGA raises concerns about testing to COVID-19 task force

Grace Dreher, Staff Writer October 12, 2021

Members of the Suffolk University COVID-19 Task Force attended the Student Government Association’s (SGA) general meeting on Oct. 7 to answer the senators’ questions regarding Suffolk COVID-19 policies.  Tim...

New networking platform hits senate floor

New networking platform hits senate floor

Grace Dreher, Staff Writer October 5, 2021

The Student Government Association (SGA) was introduced to a new platform at its Sept. 30 meeting that could help them make professional connections and build their careers. Members of the Co-Curricular...

New dining provider addresses concerns, committee chairs selected

New dining provider addresses concerns, committee chairs selected

William Woodring and Shealagh Sullivan September 21, 2021

The Student Government Association (SGA) voted on committee chairs and invited representatives from Chartwells Higher Education to address concerns about dining on campus at their general meeting on Thursday. Chartwells...

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,...

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