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SGA to Host Forum on New, Proposed “University Policy Against Discrimination, Harassment, and Related Interpersonal Violence”

October 10, 2018

AMHERST, Mass. — Following a presentation on a new, proposed “University Policy Against Discrimination, Harassment, and Related Interpersonal Violence” at Monday night’s senate meeting from the Chancellor’s Office, the Student Government Association will host a forum on Thursday to continue the discussion. The forum will take place on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 5:30 to 6:30…

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Chancellor’s Office to Present Proposed Sexual Assault Policy

October 6, 2018

AMHERST, Mass. — Representatives from the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Chancellor’s Office will present a new, proposed Sexual Assault Policy at the Oct. 9 Student Government Association senate meeting. The presentation, which is open to the public, will solicit feedback from the community and answer questions students may have. The Oct. 9 senate meeting is set…

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Class of 2022 Elections Results Announced

September 27, 2018

AMHERST — Following a class vote, 16 senators have been elected to represent the class of 2022. At the end of the elections period, 732 members of the class of 2022 — which equates to more than 15 percent —  voted in this election. There were 30 nominated candidates running in this election. The full, ratified…

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SGA President Sullivan and SGA Vice President Amazan’s Response to Sept. 14 Incident

September 25, 2018

Released Monday, Sept. 17, 2018: This past Friday morning, UMass Police Department (UMPD) received a call from an anonymous person that described a “very agitated African-American gentleman” walking into Whitmore holding a large duffel bag. After UMPD investigated this call, they found that the man in question is a long-term employee of the University and…

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Class of 2022: Run for Senate

September 16, 2018

The nominations period for class of 2022 Student Government Association Senators is now underway! From now until Sept. 18, students in the class of 2022 must obtain no less than 50 signatures from those in their graduating class in order to appear on the ballot. For more information on running, including the full time line,…

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SGA to Host Town Hall Thursday

April 23, 2018

AMHERST, Mass. — The Student Government Association (SGA) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will hold its first town hall featuring President Timmy Sullivan, Vice President Nathalie Amazan and the Executive Cabinet. The town hall will take place on Thursday, April 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Campus Center room 804-08. It will be…

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Emergency RSO Funding Application Still Open

April 12, 2018

Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) and agencies can still apply for Emergency Funding. According to SGA Bylaws, Chapter 10, Sec. 8, “Emergency Funding shall be defined as monies supplied in order to ensure that a group, or event, is able to function according to the group’s mission statement during these unforeseen circumstances.” For more information, e-mail:…

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SGA Urges State Legislature to Fully Fund PVTA

February 26, 2018

In response to proposed funding cuts to PVTA, SGA passed a resolution to draft and sign the following letter to the State Legislature:   To the Representatives of the Massachusetts General Court, The University of Massachusetts Student Government Association writes to  urge you to fully fund the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) to prevent any…

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Spring Elections Report Released

February 26, 2018

Voting for SGA Spring Elections closed Friday, February 23. With over 17% of the campus participating in the 4-day voting period, new class Senators were announced along with President/Vice President -elects Timmy Sullivan and Nathalie Amazan, and Student Trustee -elect Jiya Nair. The elections report was ratified by the Senate on Monday, February 26. Spring…

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Senate Takes Issue with Dining’s Lunar New Year

February 7, 2018

Amherst, MA — On Monday, Senate voted to endorse the following letter, directed toward the Director of Residential Dining Services Auxiliary Enterprises. The letter was cosponsored by Vice Chair Esther Oh, the Academic Oversight Committee, the Social Justice Empowerment Committee, and 41 cultural RSOs on campus. —- The University of Massachusetts Amherst prides itself on…

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Upcoming Events

  1. SGA Senate Meeting

    October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. SGA Senate Meeting

    October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  3. SGA Senate Meeting

    November 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  4. SGA Senate Meeting

    November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. SGA Senate Meeting

    November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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