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SGA logo.jpgThe Student Government Association is looking for candidates for the upcoming spring elections. All interested students are invited to attend an informational meeting on March 15, 2010 at 3 p.m. in the Student Center in room 115. At this meeting they will receive more information about the election process and the rules and regulations of campaigning.

Applications are due on April 2nd and must be submitted to the email account by 5 p.m. The qualifications to run for the various positions are listed below:

• Senator- must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
• Executive Board Member (with the exception of President) - been a member of the senate for one full semester OR served one full semester as President or Vice President of an on campus student organization that has been around for at least 2 years, have a cumulatve GPA of 2.5 or higher, and have 60 completed credits by the time of elections
• President- been a member of the senate for one full semester
• Board of Trustees Student Representative: have a cululative GPA of 2.67, achieved 45 credits
• Senior Class Committee: President, VP, Secretary, Treasure, Senior-at- Large (2 positions) - anyone interesting in running must be a Senior in Fall 2010, a full time student and have a cumulative GPA of no less than 2.0 There are also 3 Junior-at-Large positions. Students interested in running must be a Junior in Fall 2010, a full time student and have a cumulative GPA of no less than 2.0.

Applications will be accepted on April 5th at the SGA meeting at 3 p.m. in Student Center 107. After the candidates have been announced campaigning will begin. A meet the Candidate Hour will be held on April 7th in the Student Center lobby at 3 p.m.

For more information regarding the SGA Elections, please refer to the Student Government Association web page.

Funding Request Packets Released


The Budget and Management Committee (BAM) of SGA is now releasing the Funding Request Packets and related information for the Spring of 2010. All SGA recognized clubs must submit their FRPs by Friday, November 13, 2009 at 8 p.m. This is the official process for all clubs and organizations to request funding for the upcoming semester. Any money given to the club for the current semester will be wiped clean from the budget account as of the end of the fall semester.


On the BAM home page, you will find the online funding request packet (this is the only format that is now accepted) as well as the timeline for the FRP process and changes made to the request process, the BAM guidelines and parameters, and Instructions on how to fill out the FRP. Please review all materials.


In addition to the above materials, a program on "How to Fill Out Your FRP" will occur on Monday, November 2, 2009 at 3:00 pm in the Student Center Theatre. We strongly recommend that anyone who has any questions on the process attend this program. Please RSVP if you or any one from your club/organization would like to attend as space is limited. You can RSVP to Margo Mulholland at 465-0036.

The Results Are In...

Results for the 2009-10 Student Government Association and Senior Class Committee are in. The following individuals will be serving in the following positions.

Student Government Association Results

President                     Mita Lad

     Vice-President             Corrine King

        Treasurer                     Wiley Dawson

              Secretary                     Matthew Reisman

        BAM Chair                   Nicholas Zeni


Senior Class Committee Results

              President                    Amanda Winters

              Vice-President            Katelyn Battinelli

       Treasurer                    Taylor Verni

        Secretary                    Monica Mills