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SGA logo.jpgThe Student Government Association is looking for candidates for the upcoming spring elections.

Electronic Applications are due on April 18, 2011 and must be submitted to the sgaelection@my.easternct.edu email account by 5 p.m by word document. 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 and have left in good standing (meaning you were not impeached) 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 and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher
Senior Class Committee - President, VP, Secretary, Treasurer, Senior-at- Large (2 positions) - anyone interesting in running must be a Senior in Fall 2011, 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 2011, a full time student and have a cumulative GPA of no less than 2.0.

Nominations will be accepted on April 18, 2011 at the SGA meeting at 3 p.m. in Student Center 107.

The application and full guidelines are located on the Student Government Association web page under the "SGA Elections" tab.

Student Government Election Results

SGA logo.jpgResults for the 2010-2011 Student Government Association and Senior Class Committee are in. The following individuals will be serving in the following positions.

Congratulations to everyone who ran a successful campaign. 1,230 students voted out of 4,326 who were eligible to do so for a 24 percent participation rate.

 

 

President - Wiley Dawson
Vice President - Audrianna White
Treasurer - Elias Gomez
Secretary - Matt Reisman
BAM Chair - Nick Zeni

 Senators:
Steven Bagley
Colleen Bonessi
Brittney Cava
Christopher Chobot
Alex Cross
Lisa de La Rosa
Judy Frankel
David Green
Sean Kerton
Levar Mitchell
Scott Nolan
Marci Reisman
Saj Reyes
Chelsea Smith

Board of Trustees - Scott Nolan

 

SENIOR CLASS COMMITTEE RESULTS

President - Sarah Potrikus
Vice President - Jessica Ruddy
Treasurer - Olivia Puckett
Secretary - Mary-Francis Plaza

Senior at Large
Vickiana de Los Santos
Amy Gorman

Junior at Large
Alex Cross
Benjamin Forman
Marci Reisman

SGA logo.jpgThe 2010-2011 Student Government Assocition Nominees and Elections have been announced. All undergraduate students will receive an e-mail by Sunday, April 11, 2010 at Noon with a link to vote. Voting will be open until Wedensday, April 14, 2010 at Noon.

Results will be announced in the Campus Lantern's April 15th edition.

 

 

Nominees are as follows:

President-
Wiley Dawson
David Green

Vice President-
Judy Frankel
Audriana White

Treasurer-
Chris Chobot
Elias Gomez

Secretary-
Sean Kerton
Matt Reisman

BAM Chair-
Saj Reyes
Nick Zeni

Senators- 14 will be elected
Steven Bagley
Colleen Bonessi
Frederica Bucca
Alison Cassarino
Brittney Cava
Carline Charmelus
Christopher Chobot
Ogo Chukwuogor
Jovar Clerger
Alex Cross
Wiley Dawson
Lisa de La Rosa
Judy Frankel
Elias Gomez
David Green
Jelissa Gregory
Sean Kerton
Levar Mitchell
Scott Nolan
David Porter Price
Matt Reisman
Marci Reisman
Saj Reyes
Chelsea Smith
Audriana White
Nick Zeni

Board of Trustee Student Representative-
Scott Nolan

 

SENIOR CLASS COMMITTEE NOMINEES

President-
Sarah Potrikus

Vice President-
Jessica Ruddy

Secretary-
Mary-Francis Plaza

Treasurer-
Emily McFalls
Olivia Puckett

Senior-at-Large- choose 2
Amy Gorman
Olivia Puckett
Vickiana De Los Santos
Emily McFalls

Junior-at Large- choose 3
Alex Cross
Benjamin Foran
Marci Reisman

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 sgaelection@stu.eaternct.edu 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.

The Student Government Association (SGA) at Eastern Connecticut State University is seeking input from students on the best department on campus. The departments which SGA is seeking input are:

Bursar's office

Career Services

Academic Services Center (ASC)

Academic Advisement Center

Study Abroad

Admissions

Registrar

Financial Aid

Students are asked to fill out the attached survey to provide feedback on departments. Any questions should be directed to SGA's Issues committee at issues@stu.easternct.edu or at (860) 465-0123.

The Eastern Rugby Team has reached the championship match of the New England Rugby Football Union (FERFU) Division IV playoffs after a decisive 54-5 victory against Merrimack College this past Saturday at Thomas Nevers Field.

A few weeks ago, the Rugby Team earned its first playoff berth in its short five year history. By improving this past week to 7-0, the team has the opportunity to end its playoff run with an unblemished record and the championship.

The championship game will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2009 at Noon in Newport, Rhode Island at the Fort Adams State Park. The team will be facing Western New England College (Springfield, MA). Eastern's Student Government Association is offering students the opportunity to attend the game by sponsoring two buses. The buses will be leaving the Student Center parking lot at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Students can reserve seats at the Information Desk in the Student Center. Reservations are first come, first serve and you will need your University ID when you sign up in the Student Center.

Funding Request Packets Released

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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.

Commuter Superlatives Contest

Student Government Association will be providing commuter students the chance to win $25 gas cards by entering your respective cars into the contest entitled, "Commuter Superlatives." Each commuter applicant has the opportunity to enter their cars for the chance to win the titles of, "Biggest Rust Bucket, Sexiest Car, Biggest Car, Smallest Car, Most Bumper Stickers, Most Visible Damage-Accident Prone, Most Tricked Out, Most Sports Memorabilia, Most In Need of a Carwash, and Worst Paint Job." To enter, click on the following link, fill out an entry form and email it to issues@stu.easternct.edu.

Clubs and Organizations Honored

 On Friday, May 1, 2009, the following awards were given out at the End of the Year Student Government Association Banquet:

 

Student Organization of the Year

Association of Information Techonology Professionals (AITP)

Cultural Program of the Year 

Organization of Latin American Students (OLAS)

Community Service Program of the Year 

Education Club

Campus Program of the Year 

Habitat for Humanity

New Student Organization of the Year

The New Element 

Outstanding Senior Award 

Brittany Johnson

Campus Activities Board Excellence Award 

Alyssa Carey

Advisor of the Year 

Daniel Donaghy - English Club

 

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The New Element.JPGAbove: Members of Habitat for Humanity accepting their award for Campus Program of the Year.

 

Right: Members of The New Element accepting their award for New Student Organization of the Year.

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

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