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Sep 04

2014

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Late Night Trivia – This Saturday!

Looking for something to do this Satuday night?

Join us for Trivia Night sponsored by the SGA  

Late Night Trivia

May 01

2014

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PROPOSED GUEST POLICY REVISIONS!

The following is the proposed revision to the guest policy. Draft revised as of March 26, 2014.

**This draft is pending approval of the College Division Heads**

Guest Policy

 As a Catholic college, Stonehill is committed to respecting the inherent dignity of each person, and this value must be of greatest priority to all of our students.  For Stonehill resident students, the right to sleep, study, and remain in one’s living space should always take precedence over the privilege of having guests.  Furthermore, reflective of Catholic values and moral teaching, Stonehill encourages relationships between young adults that foster physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being and, as such, the College does not permit cohabitation.

A guest can be defined as another Stonehill student not assigned to a particular room, a non-student, a family member, an alumnus, etc. All non-residential student guests must be registered in accordance with the guest registration process and must carry a valid photo I.D. and approved guest pass at all times. Individuals who have been trespassed from the College or are restricted for any reason may not be registered as a guest.

Whether during the day or overnight, guests are only permitted to be in an individual residence hall room with the consent of a resident’s roommate(s). Students are expected to communicate with each other in order to work out arrangements for guests within a shared room.  Members of the Residence Life staff are available to assist students who may require support or guidance in working with a roommate about the presence of guests in their shared space/suite/house, especially in cases where a roommate displays a lack of consideration for others or abuses the privilege of hosting guests.

Students are permitted to host no more than two guests during any period of time. Guests cannot stay beyond two days in a one-week period.  If a guest is under the age of 17, the student must obtain permission from his or her Area Coordinator or Residence Director.  As is the expectation with our students, guests must use a bathroom designated for their gender.

Students are responsible for the conduct of their guests and for ensuring that guests adhere to all College policies.  Student hosts must be with their non-student guest(s) at all times unless authorized by the Residence Life Office.  If a non-student guest is found without a host or in violation of College policy, he/she may be immediately removed from campus.

Students in violation of this policy are subject to the College’s Community Standards process and may receive sanctions including, but not limited to, loss of guest privileges.

Apr 22

2014

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Check out the April Newsletter!

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Apr 16

2014

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SGA Open Positions…Fill ‘Em Up!

 

Ever thought about running for an SGA position, but never found time?

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Check out the open positions for Stonehill Student Government Association!
If you are interested in filling one of the following positions, please send a paragraph of interest to Jessica Beliveau, SGA Executive President (jbeliveau@students.stonehill.edu). All applications will be considered until Thursday, May 1st.
Please find position descriptions at the bottom of this message.  Please send any questions to Jessica Beliveau.  Listed below are the positions currently open:
2016 Class Committee
Commuter Life Representative
At-Large Representative
2017 Class Committee
Commuter Life Representative
Programming Committee
Treasurer
Communications Coordinator
Eco Representative
Movie/Comedy Committee
Treasurer
Communications Coordinator
Trip Committee
Treasurer
Communications Coordinator
Special Events Committee
Communications Coordinator
Commuter Senators
Two (2) Commuter Senators
Position Descriptions
At-Large Member (Class Committee and Senior Events Committee): An At-Large Member on a Class Committee or the Senior Events Committee seeks to represent the general studentbody. The At-Large Member will attend all committee meetings and provide input as a voting member of the committee.
Commuter Life Representative: A Commuter Life Representative must be classified as a commuter student, however if a commuterstudent cannot fill this position a residential student may fill this position.  The Representative must maintain active membership within the Stonehill Commuter Council and shall represent the commuter student perspective during Class Committees.  S/he will be responsible for voicing and updating the Class Committee with issues or concerns known to them and brought to their attention by their peers at each Class Committee meeting.
Commuter Senator: A Commuter Senator will serve on the SGAStudent Senate and report to the Commuter Council. Must be a commuter student.
Communications Coordinator (Programming Committees): A Communications Coordinator on a Programming Subcommittee shall oversee the publicity and promotion of that Subcommittee’s events and will also be a voting member of the Public Relations Committee. The Communications Coordinator must also record and publish the agendas and minutes for the meetings.
Treasurer (Programming Committees): The Treasurer for a Programming Subcommittee shall create and maintain a budget for specific events sponsored by the Subcommittee and shall be a voting member of the SGA Finance Committee.
Eco Representative (Programming Committee):  The Eco Representative shall act as the link between SGA and the present Green EBoard on campus.  The representative must attend all SGA Programming Committee meetings and provide input on how to make each event and program more environmentally-conscious and lead with sustainability in mind.
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A POSITION, ALL APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY THURSDAY, MAY 1ST AT NOON!  Thank you :)

Apr 08

2014

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MEET NEXT YEAR’S E-BOARD!

Executive President: Jeff Santos

jeff santos

Class Year: 2015

Major: U.S. History with a minor in Business Administration

Hometown: Beverly, MA

Campus Involvement: Surround Sound, Peer Mentor, Student Ambassador, Employer Relations Intern for Career Services, Musical Theatre Club, and SGA

Favorite Memory at Stonehill: My favorite Stonehill memory would have to be Welcome Back weekend in the fall of my sophomore year. I loved being a Peer Mentor and returning to school with the comfort of knowing what I was doing and having a solid group of friends to see when I came back. I loved reuniting with everyone after the summer break and feeling like I was officially a part of the Stonehill community.

Fun Fact: I have a diabetic twenty pound cat named Henry

 

Executive Vice President: Sean Davenport 

sean d

Class Year: 2015

Major: History
Hometown: Arlington, MA
Campus Involvement: The Farm, Food Truth, Peer Mentor, HOPE, DiverCity
Favorite Memory at Stonehill: Performing my Bollywood dance routine in Mr. Stonehill 2012
Fun Fact: Last semester I sailed over 4,600 nautical miles from Cairns, Australia to Phuket,           ​Thailand
 
Executive Secretary: Andrew Curran
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Class year: 2015
Major: Political Science & International Studies
Minor: Interdisciplinary – Sustainable Development
Hometown: Medfield, MA
Campus Involvement: I am a writer for the Rolling Stonehill, I volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, I am a Peer Mentor, I helped start the Food Truth club, I have worked in Financial Services, and this summer I will be interning at the Farm.
Fun Fact: I’ve been learning Mandarin Chinese for 3 years. Ni Hao!
Executive Diversity Chair: Prithak Chowdhury
prithak
Class Year: 2015
Major: English and Interdisciplinary Studies Major with a Communication minor
Hometown: Agartala, India
Campus Involvement: This semester I am involved in- Peer Mentor, ABS Leader, H.O.P.E. Leader, ITS Coordinator, Chair of Lead4Justice Organizing Committee, IDEAS Program Co-Facilitator and APM, College Discipline Committee, Alcohol and other drugs Committee, Campus Ministry Retreat Leader
Favorite Memory at Stonehill: My first summer orientation as a Peer Mentor!
Fun Fact: I have a mango tree in my backyard at home
Executive Programming Chair: Tori Kane 
tori sga
Class Year: 2015
Major: Marketing with a Communications Minor
Hometown: Glenview, IL
Campus Involvement: Student Ambassador, Peer Mentor, ITS Coordinator, Information Desk worker, and studied abroad in Barcelona
Favorite Memory at Stonehill: My LC that went to Beijing for a week and climbing the Great Wall
Fun Fact: Rew-Rew (AKA Andrew Curran, fellow E-Board member) was my first friend!
Executive Finance Chair: Julie Malone
jules
Class Year: 2015
Major: Accounting and Spanish
Hometown: Saugus, MA
Campus Involvement: Peer Mentor, Communications Coordinator for Trip Committee, Beta Gamma Sigma Member, Coordinator for What Really Matters Dinner Series, Into the Streets
Favorite Memory at Stonehill: Being on campus during Nemo, the blizzard of 2013, and sledding down Donahue with cafeteria trays
Fun Fact: 1% Garelick Farms milk is my drink of choice
Executive Treasurer: Dan Doherty
Class Year: 2015
Major: Economics & Finance
Hometown: Woburn, MA
Campus Involvement: Class of 2015 President, Strategic Planning Committee student representative, Stonehill College Investment Finance Initiative, Teaching Assistant, Sports Complex Supervisor
Favorite Memory of Stonehill: Racing Fr. John in the carnival bungee run
Fun Fact: I worked at Toys R Us and dressed up as Geoffrey the Giraffe
 

Apr 02

2014

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Guest Policy Proposed Update!

The following is the proposed revision to the guest policy. Draft revised as of March 26, 2014.

Guest Policy

 As a Catholic college, Stonehill is committed to respecting the inherent dignity of each person, and this value must be of greatest priority to all of our students.  For Stonehill resident students, the right to sleep, study, and remain in one’s living space should always take precedence over the privilege of having guests.  Furthermore, reflective of Catholic values and moral teaching, Stonehill encourages relationships between young adults that foster physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being and, as such, the College does not permit cohabitation.

A guest can be defined as another Stonehill student not assigned to a particular room, a non-student, a family member, an alumnus, etc. All non-residential student guests must be registered in accordance with the guest registration process and must carry a valid photo I.D. and approved guest pass at all times. Individuals who have been trespassed from the College or are restricted for any reason may not be registered as a guest.

Whether during the day or overnight, guests are only permitted to be in an individual residence hall room with the consent of a resident’s roommate(s). Students are expected to communicate with each other in order to work out arrangements for guests within a shared room.  Members of the Residence Life staff are available to assist students who may require support or guidance in working with a roommate about the presence of guests in their shared space/suite/house, especially in cases where a roommate displays a lack of consideration for others or abuses the privilege of hosting guests.

Students are permitted to host no more than two guests during any period of time. Guests cannot stay beyond two days in a one-week period.  If a guest is under the age of 17, the student must obtain permission from his or her Area Coordinator or Residence Director.  As is the expectation with our students, guests must use a bathroom designated for their gender.

Students are responsible for the conduct of their guests and for ensuring that guests adhere to all College policies.  Student hosts must be with their non-student guest(s) at all times unless authorized by the Residence Life Office.  If a non-student guest is found without a host or in violation of College policy, he/she may be immediately removed from campus.

Students in violation of this policy are subject to the College’s Community Standards process and may receive sanctions including, but not limited to, loss of guest privileges.

Mar 25

2014

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RUN FOR SGA!

Want to be involved?  Want to put on programs for your peers?  Want to solve student problems? Then run for an SGA Position!

2014-15 SGA General Elections
Nominations now open!

Sign-up for a position outside the SGA Office in the Roche Dining Commons
Positions are for the following areas:
  • Class Committees
  • SGA Diversity Committee
  • Senior Events Committee
  • SGA Programming Committee
  • SGA Programming Subcommittees:

    • Concert/Coffeehouse (various music events)
    • Movie/Comedy (movies and comedians)
    • Special Events (BINGO nights)
    • Spirit (the rowdy section at home sporting events)
    • Trip (off-campus excursions)
There will be an SGA Open House on Wednesday, March 26 at 9:00 p.m. in The Hill (with free ice-cream treats) if students are curious and have questions about the various positions and committees. Nominations close on Monday, March 31.

Mar 19

2014

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March Newsletter!

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march newsletter page 2

Mar 05

2014

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SGA General Elections!

Hi Friends!

Although Executive Board voting is occuring now until this Friday, March 7th at noon, IT IS NEVER TOO EARLY TO START THINKING ABOUT SGA GENERAL ELECTIONS! They are going to come up very quickly after spring break!

SGA General Elections Timeline:

  • Monday, March 24: Nominations Open for General Elections
  • Monday, March 31: Candidates Meeting with Nominees
  • Tuesday, April 1: Campaigning begins
  • Tuesday, April 8: Speech Night for General Elections
  • Wednesday, April 9-Friday, April 11: Elections!
  • May 2: Reading Day & Results Out

 

If you think someone that you know would be a great addition to the Stonehill College Student Government Association, please encourage them to run for a position when we get back from break!

 

THANK YOU!

@Stonehill_SGA

 

 

Mar 01

2014

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Meet the E-Board Candidates!

Executive President Nominee:

Jeff Santos -

Class Year: 2015
Major: History
Hometown: Beverly, MA

What motivates you to lead Stonehill SGA?:
I want to lead Stonehill SGA because I feel it is an amazing opportunity to make a difference. The Executive Board serves as a liason between the administration and the students and that is an amazing honor that comes with great responsibility. I look forward to working hard for my fellow peers and being a voice for them.

 

Executive VP Nominees:

Sean Davenport -

Class Year: 2015
Major: History

Minor: Environmental Science

Hometown: Arlington, MA

What motivates you to lead Stonehill SGA?:
I care deeply about Stonehill and want to ensure that it continues to be a safe, fun, and supportive institution for all its students. As a member of the SGA Executive Board, I strongly believe I can aid in furthering what makes our college great and  help us to reach new heights.

Meg Gotsell-

Class Year: 2015
Majors: Art Administration and Studio Art
Hometown: Winchester, MA

What motivates you to lead Stonehill SGA?:
The different personalities and interests of the community is what motivates me to lead Stonehill. Despite all of the differences in personalities, we all chose Stonehill as our second home and as a home it should be a safe place for us to share our opinions and just enjoy as it is not only our home for 4 years, but a lifetime full of memories and experiences.

 

Executive Secretary Nominees:

Brittany Bradford -

Class Year: 2015
Major: History

Minor: Secondary Education
Hometown: East Bridgewater, MA

What motivates you to lead Stonehill SGA?:

I am very active on Campus and have loved Stonehill my last 3 years here and want to get more involved my last year. I want to help make Stonehill an even greater place that it already is and being elected to serve on SGA Executive Board would be a great opportunity to accomplish that.

 

Andrew Curran -

Class Year: 2015
Major(s): Political Science and International Studies
Hometown: Medfield, MA

What motivates you to lead Stonehill SGA?:
Over the past few years, Stonehill has exposed me to some of the most incredible opportunities - both on and off campus, domestically and abroad. I’m motivated to lead Stonehill SGA to guarantee that these opportunities continue to grow and to assure that our student body has access to even more than our campus now offers.

 

Executive Treasurer Nominees:

Dan Doherty -

Class Year: 2015
Major: Economics
Hometown: Woburn, MA

What motivates you to lead Stonehill SGA?:
I love the opportunities Stonehill creates for its students, and I have been fortunate enough to be a part of them in the campus community. I truly hope to express my passion for Stonehill as an SGA leader and continue to improve the student experience for everyone.

Julie Malone -

Class Year: 2015
Majors: Accounting and Spanish
Hometown: Saugus, MA

What motivates you to lead Stonehill SGA?:
The willingness of the administration to collaborate with the students to effect positive change in the Stonehill community motivates me to lead Stonehill SGA.

Jim Scanlan -

Class Year: 2015
Major: Finance

Minor: Entrepreneurship
Hometown: North Kingstown, RI

What motivates you to lead Stonehill SGA?:
I am motivated to lead SGA because of what programs have done for me over the course of my career here.  The dedication of the leaders before me have inspired me to want to give rising students the same experience I was lucky enough to have.

 

Executive Programming Nominees:

Victoria Kane -

Class Year: 2015
Major(s): Marketing
Hometown: Glenview, IL

What motivates you to lead Stonehill SGA?:
I’ve always been motivated to be a part of the community here, whether it be working in admissions, being involved as a Peer Mentor, or coordinating for ITS. As a rising senior, being on SGAs E-Board would continue to allow me to contribute in maintaining and building a better community for both current and new students.

Adrianna Rosadio -

Class Year: 2016
Major(s): Criminology
Hometown: Ashland, MA

What motivates you to lead Stonehill SGA?:
I feel that with my experience, I can make next year even better than this year. I want to be able to help plan a variety of events that will appeal to all different types of people to increase involvement in student activities.

 

Executive Diversity Chair Nominee:

Prithak Chowdhury -

Class Year: 2015
Majors: Interdisciplinary Studies and English
Hometown: Agartala, India

What motivates you to lead Stonehill SGA?:
I believe that Stonehill is a community of many passionate individuals. Each and every member of Stonehill has something to offer. My vision for leading SGA involves bringing all those individuals together so that they can take a step further and be leaders; Leaders who live out our mission of thinking, acting and leading for a more just and compassionate world.