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George Ross holds Q&A session with Student Government Association

University President George Ross said Central Michigan University “can’t be everything to everybody” Monday to members of the Student Government Association. Ross began by discussing Academic Prioritization, the process in which Provost Gary Shapiro ranked every academic program on a […]
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SGA approves new method of RSO funding, elects new treasurer

Registered student organizations will no longer be required to send representatives to Student Government Association meetings in order to receive funding. After a heated debated in the SGA senate, the RSO bill passed with a two-thirds majority, after passing in […]
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SGA passes resolution in support alcohol amnesty for minors requiring medical attention

The Student Government Association approved a resolution supporting a bill that would provide legal amnesty to students who receive medical attention because of alcohol-related issues. Currently in the Michigan House, Bill 4372 would protect minors who require medical attention or […]
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Pro bono legal clinic will relocate to Ethics center after underutilization last year

The pro bono legal clinic created by the Student Government Association will reopen in October in the Center for Professional and Personal Ethics with more attorneys to offer free advice to students. The clinic was created in March and has […]
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SGA holds elections to fill vacant seats, new senators share goals

The Central Michigan University Student Government Association has filled all of its senator seats after holding elections on Monday. Nine new senators were elected in the third round of senate elections held in the past few weeks. The returning senators […]
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SGA’s Twitter town hall extended through fall semester

Central Michigan University Student Government Association’s Twitter town hall will be held all semester. Starting Monday, as questions are received, SGA members will retweet the question and then tweet answers. Frequently asked questions and answers will appear on SGA’s new […]
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SGA presents top student survey requests to board of trustees committee

Central Michigan University’s Student Government Association is working to expand library hours, online academic audits along with other initiatives. SGA President Vince Cavataio, Vice President Colleen McNeely and President of the Residence Hall Assembly Kyle Norman met with the student […]
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SGA may no longer require RSO representatives to attend meetings to receive funding

Registered student organizations may no longer have to send a representative to Student Government Association meetings to qualify for funding from SGA. SGA discussed a future proposal that would amend bylaws and allow RSOs to receive funding from SGA without […]
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New senate, house leaders elected, unicameral system discussed at student government meeting

Central Michigan University’s Student Government Association elected a new Senate leader, Speaker of the House and treasurer during its meeting on Monday. Sparta sophomore Spencer McKellar was elected as the Senate leader, Westland junior Patrick O’Connor was elected as Speaker […]
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Student leadership forum to be held with Ross Thursday

University President George Ross agreed to hold a closed student leadership forum regarding the Faculty Association dispute at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28 in Chamichian Hall in the music building. The Student Government Association has compiled a list of […]
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SGA vice president, treasurer resign; positions filled by appointed members

Student Government Association Vice President Bryant English and Treasurer Daniel Wiley have both resigned from their positions citing personal reasons. Both English, a Jackson junior, and Wiley, a Port Huron junior, submitted letters of resignation to SGA President Vincent Cavataio […]
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Cavataio, English inaugurated as SGA president and vice president; look toward filling vacant positions

Shelby Township senior Vincent Cavataio and Jackson junior Bryant English were sworn into the presidency and vice presidency of the Student Government Association Monday. Former SGA president and vice president, Garden City senior Brittany Mouzourakis and Muskegon senior Dave Breed, […]

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