SGA Proposes Budget Freeze for Inactive Clubs

January 4th, 2015
7 months ago

by Larry Clark Campus clubs are in for a significant financial change after SGA voted last week to introduce a schedule that would institute a freezing of club accounts for any clubs that are found to be inactive. “Clubs often come to me and ask why they only received a certain amount for their budget […]

SGA Plans Gen Ed Changes

September 27th, 2014
10 months ago

by Larry Clark General Education was a hot topic at the Student Government meeting last week. Senator Amber Pietrycha spoke to the senate on behalf of the committee overseeing the General Education program in an attempt to reduce the required amount of General Education credits. Senator Pietrycha said that the new program would reduce the […]

SGA Preview into the New Semester

September 13th, 2014
11 months ago

By Larry Clark While the Student Government Association chose not to meet as whole body this week, there was plenty happening on a committee level of the Student Senate. SGA is made up of four main committees: Finance, Public Affairs, Student Life and Academic Affairs.  All four of these committees work together to complete various […]

SGA 4/16

April 23rd, 2014
1 year ago

By Joe Suszczynski  In his report, Student Government Association President Brian Choplick vetoed the motion to grant the graduating SGA students stoles with the condition of paying at least $18 that was passed by the senate on April 9, 2014. Choplick cited negative feedback from student body as a reason. A motion was made to […]

SGA Bullet Points 4/9

April 16th, 2014
1 year ago

By Joe Suszczynski  Senator Abdallah Alsaqri motioned to allocate no more than $400 to purchase Student Government Association graduation stoles. It was later amended to say that the senators graduating have to pay at least $18. A stole cost $34 and the rationale was that the graduating senators had to pay at least $18 due […]

SGA Treasurer Kory Mills

SGA Bullet Points 4/2

April 9th, 2014
1 year ago

By Joe Suszczynski  President Brian Choplick passed the chair to Treasurer Kory Mills in order to speak on a motion to change Section 1-5 of the Student Government Association by-laws regarding “Safe-Zone Training.” The motion passed with 24 “yes” votes and four “abstain” votes. The by-laws now read that every senator and officer will have […]

SGA Bullet Points 3/12

March 26th, 2014
1 year ago

By Acadia Otlowski Otis Mamed, from the office of Student Affairs,  told the student government that the food service contract with Sodexo is up at the end of June 2015. Mamed said that over the next year the university wants to go over different proposals for food service. The university desires student feedback onthe issue […]


SGA Bullet Points

March 5th, 2014
1 year ago

By Joe Suszczynski Dr. Laura Tordenti, Vice President for Student Affairs, discussed in her report Senator Chris Murphy’s initiative to curb efforts of smoking on college campuses when he wrote a letter to Central Connecticut State University President, Jack Miller.  During committee reports Student Life Chairman, Senator Simms Sonet, announced that scholarships are due on […]

Colleen Lennehan

SGA Bullet Points

February 26th, 2014
1 year ago

By Joe Suszczynski Public Affairs Committee Chairman Dean Ott announced that general elections will be April 8, 9 and 10. He also mentioned that asking students to like the Student Government Association’s Facebook page while giving out promotional items led to a 700 percent increase on the number of likes on the page.  A motion […]


Initiative Calls for Cleaner Campus

February 26th, 2014
1 year ago

By Jaimie Leasure The Student Life Committee is looking into adopting a program called “Campus for Compassion” to initiate small steps in a cleaner and “greener” campus. Western Connecticut State University has already adopted this initiative. The Central’s committee has a number of ideas they plan on pursuing for spring and the upcoming fall semester. The […]

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