The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Archive for March 2020

COVID-19 Task Force Demands

AMHERST, MA. – The COVID-19 Student Task Force, formed by the SGA, has created a list of 30 demands sent to the Chancellor it expects the administration to meet regarding UMass Amherst’s transition to remote learning. These demands are intended to guide students through these difficult times both academically and financially. You may the demands and sign…

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SGA Spring Elections Postponed

AMHERST, MA. – In light of the recent decision by administration to move to remote learning for the weeks following Spring break, the SGA Elections Commission has unanimously decided to suspend the current elections cycle.  The elections for the 2020-2021 representative positions will instead be held in conjunction with the freshmen senate elections in September. Unprecedented…

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SGA Letter on the Transition to Remote Learning

AMHERST, MA. – The Student Government Association convened on the evening of March 11, 2020 for its Senate Meeting and discussed the intended transition to remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A letter to the student body was completed following the meeting and was distributed campus-wide the following afternoon. The letter, containing resources and reassurances…

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SGA Candidate Debate

AMHERST, MA. – The UMass Amherst Student Government Association will be presenting a debate between the candidates running on the 2020-2021 SGA Presidential tickets as well as candidates for Student Trustee to represent the greater student body on the UMass Board of Trustees. The debate will be hosted by the Massachusetts Daily Collegian and will run…

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SGA Newsletter: Run, Vote, and Win

AMHERST, Mass. — The SGA newsletter mailed to the UMass community on February 25, 2020 is now available digitally to review. View the SGA Business newsletter “Run, Vote, and Win” here. For questions or additional information, please contact us here.

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