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SGA pushes for a new climate action plan

SGA pushes for a new climate action plan

Zoe Stern, Senior Staff Writer

May 3, 2019


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SGA unanimously passed a resolution urging incoming President Suresh Garimella to create a new climate action plan. SGA is concerned the University won’t meet its current goals. The resolution was signed- by SGA April 23 to address the University’s current Climate Action Plan creat...

SGA Updates

Craig Pelsor, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


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Proposal to address concerns over current exam schedule SGA is drafting a proposal to present to the Faculty Senate expressing concerns over the current exam schedule. The proposal would not likely affect the upcoming spring exams, but hopefully will affect next year at the earliest. Changes come...

SGA updates

Craig Pelsor, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


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New medical club There is a new UVM pre-physician assistant club. SGA recognized the club Feb. 22.   Students need 6,000 hours of experience and must take a different set of tests which this club will help students prepare for school after their undergraduate degree.   Draft of r...

SGA Updates March 1

SGA Updates March 1

Alexandra Shannon

March 20, 2016


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Wheeli Co-founder gives presentation Jean-Pierre Adechi, co-founder of the app Wheeli, introduced the app to the SGA senate.  Wheeli is an app exclusively for college students that allows users to “search for a ride, connect with students and travel together,” Adechi said.   Adechi said...

SGA Updates Feb. 23

SGA Updates Feb. 23

March 1, 2016


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Recognition of College Diabetes NetworkA bill recognizing the UVM College Diabetes Network was passed. The College Diabetes Network is a nationwide nonprofit organization that works to empower and improve the lives of students affected by diabetes through peer support and access to information and resourc...

SGA Updates Feb. 16

<p>SGA Updates Feb. 16</p>

Alexandra Shannon

February 24, 2016


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Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences visits SGA Patty Prelock, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, spoke to the SGA about the accomplishments and goals of the college. One of the college’s objectives is to prepare the next generation of healthcare providers for statewide, nati...

SGA Updates Feb. 9

SGA Updates Feb. 9

Alexandra Shannon

February 17, 2016


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Funds to UVM Gymnastics Club SGA granted $9,000 to the Gymnastics Club to help them fund travel, hotel rooms, membership fees and competition registration to participate in a national competition in Sacramento, California. The Gymnastics Club qualified as a team and will be taking 20 members to compe...

SGA Updates Feb. 2

<p><b>SGA Updates Feb. 2 </b></p>

Alexandra Shannon

February 9, 2016


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Dean of the Rubenstein School visits Student Senate Dean Nancy Matthews of the Rubenstein School spoke on public forum, commending the SGA senate for its leadership and innovation. Matthews said she is proud of UVM for being a sustainable and green campus. She also discussed goals of the Rubens...

SGA Updates

<p>SGA Updates</p>

Alexandra Shannon

January 27, 2016


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Interim Dean Speaks on Public Forum Bill Falls, the interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, spoke to SGA members in a public forum. Falls discussed the progress he has been making, as well as future goals, if selected to be the permanent dean.  Falls said he is working to further academic ...

SGA Updates

<p>SGA Updates</p>

Alexandra Shannon

December 9, 2015


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SGA Updates Dec. 1 Society of American Foresters separates from UVM Woodsman Team A bill was approved which separates the Society of American Foresters and the UVM Woodsman Team. According to the bill, the two organizations split to foster individual growth and development. The Woodsman Team exists to ...

SGA Updates

<p>SGA Updates</p>

Alexandra Shannon

December 2, 2015


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International Education at UVM Kim Howard, the director of the Office of International Education, and Assistant Director of International Student Services Emma Shift discussed the presence of international students at UVM. They spoke about programs the Office of International Education runs...

SGA Updates-Nov. 10

<p>SGA Updates-Nov. 10</p>

Alexandra Shannon

November 18, 2015


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SGA recognizes club for Disability Advocacy UVM Students for Disability Advocacy and Awareness was recognized as an official SGA club. The group will work to educate people about disabilities, raise awareness about how people view and discuss disabilities in the community and help students with physica...

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