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SGA Updates

<p>SGA Updates</p>

Alexandra Shannon

September 1, 2015

SGA Initiatives for the 2015-2016 School Year                      Peer advising initiative The initiative would give all incoming first-year students a peer advisor from their major. Peer advisors would reach out to first-years as early as orientation to help with academic decisions...

SGA Updates

<p>SGA Updates</p>

April 21, 2015

Central advising center resolution approved:Resolution number 12, which supports the creation of a centralized advising center, was approved. The Student Affairs Committee recommends that the center be in a central location on campus near the Career and Experience Hub in the Davis Center. Neighborhoo...

Fund finances local clean energy projects

Beena Jacob

April 14, 2015

Every semester, $10 of each undergraduate and graduate student’s tuition goes toward “greening” UVM’s campus through the Clean Energy Fund. As part of the Office of Sustainability, the Clean Energy Fund finances clean energy projects on campus and in the greater Burlington area. The fund was ...

SGA Updates

<p>SGA Updates</p>

Alexandra Shannon

April 14, 2015

SASA resolution approved Resolution 9, which supports the Coalition of Students Against Sexual Violence, was approved.  This organization works toward  preventing sexual violence and rape culture on campus, according to their presentation. Marijuana legalization resolution opposed All SGA se...

SGA Updates

<p>SGA Updates</p>

Alexandra Shannon

April 7, 2015

Legalization of marijuana Sen. David Zuckerman discussed the benefits of legalizing marijuana and the effects it would have on Vermont. International education Kim Howards and Emma Swift from the Office of International Education described international students’ lives and how domestic studen...

New SGA leaders elected

April 1, 2015

Hours after voting closed March 25, new SGA leadership was announced.Junior Jason Maulucci and sophomore Tyler Davis have been elected as SGA president and vice president respectively, according to a March 25 email from the chair of the elections committee, junior Katie Hickey. Polls opened 8 a.m. Ma...

SGA elections unnoticed by students

March 24, 2015

As elections for Student Government Association president and vice president approach, students are rushing to decide who the next president will be.SGA officials raced to inform students about the election and debate for the next SGA president and vice president. A Facebook post by senior Casey Short, cha...

SGA Updates

<p>SGA Updates</p>

Alexandra Shannon

March 24, 2015

One in Four The all-male student organization One in Four was recognized as an official UVM club. It is an “all-male sexual assault peer education group,” according to their website.   Food Delivery to Police Officers SGA senators are volunteering to bring food to Burlington police officers...

Think independently

March 17, 2015

By the time seniors graduate and summer rolls around, undergraduates at UVM will have a new Student Government Association president.Candidates are already starting their campaigns, and there are many qualified, capable people who could fill the position.Candidates will be asking for endorsements from clubs, promi...

UVM fights tobacco

UVM fights tobacco

February 10, 2015

Hurt by low student turnout and engagement, the smoking ban movement is finally picking up steam.A summit held recently featured speakers from the University of Michigan, the University of Massachusetts, Northeastern University and UVM students, senior Allison Giroux said.Giroux is neuroscience major, co-chair...

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