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Sep 07

2017

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Class of 2019 Opportunity

Currently the position of Class President of the 2019 Junior Class Committee  is vacant. All members of the class of 2019 are eligible to apply, preference will be given to students who are not going to be abroad this year.

Interested juniors should email SGA Executive President Tim Cronin (tcronin@students.stonehill.edu) by Friday September 15th, 2017 at noon,. Please include: (1) a 3-5 sentence statement of interest, (2) past SGA experience, (3) your study abroad plans for junior year.

Class President role description:

  • Shall act as the Chairperson of the Class Committee
  • Shall create a written agenda for each Class Committee meeting
  • Shall determine the meeting schedule for the Class Committee
  • Shall be concerned with fostering class unity and addressing class specific issues
  • Shall hold a minimum of two (2) pre-scheduled and consistent office hours throughout each academic week of their term.

The selected candidate for Class President is required to attend the Mandatory Class Committee Training on September 15th from 5:30-8:00pm. 

Please email Tim Cronin (tcronin@students.stonehill.edu) with questions.

 

The applicable sections of SGA founding and administrative documents include:

  • Student Government Association Bylaws-Article 1, Section 3, Sub-section F
  • Student Government Association Elections Code- Article 4, Section 7

Sep 01

2017

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Fall 2017 SGA E-Board Office Hours

Have a question about an SGA event? Need help understanding the club budget process? Want to learn more about getting involved on-campus?

These questions and more can be answered by the 2017-18 SGA Executive Board during our fall 2017 office hours. No appointment required, just drop in!

 

Executive President: Tim Cronin
Monday 10:30-11:30am
Tuesday 7:30-8:30am
Thursday 1:00-2:00pm
Friday 10:00-11:00am

Executive Vice President: Sarah Glasheen
Monday 9:00-11:00am
Thursday 8:30-10:00am

Executive Treasurer: Sami Carey
Monday 9:30-11:30am
Wednesday 9:30-11:30am

Executive Secretary: Lea Perugini
Monday 10:00am-11am
Tuesday 10:00-11:00am, 1:00-2:00pm
Thursday 10:00-11:00am

Executive Diversity Chair: Will Coreas
Tuesday 10:00-12:00pm
Thursday 2:00-4:00pm

Executive Programming Chair: Karina Craft
Monday 1:00-3:00pm
Tuesday 9:00-11:00am

Executive Finance Chair: Victoria Giambanco
Tuesday 1:00-2:00pm
Wednesday 1:00-3:00pm
Thursday 1:00-2:00pm

Fall 2017 SGA office hours begin Tuesday 9/5/2017 and end Tuesday 12/12/2017.

Aug 29

2017

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2021 Class Committee Elections

 

Serve your class and gain valuable leadership skills by serving on the 2021 SGA Class Committee!

Nominations for all class committee positions are made by putting your name on the nominations poster located on first floor of the Dining Commons. Nominate yourself or a friend!

There are 5 positions available for first-year students on the 2021 Class Committee:

  • President
  • -schedules meetings and creates the agenda for class committee meetings
  • -fosters class unity and address class specific issues
  • -runs class specific programs
  • Vice President
    • -serves as a voting member of SGA finance committee
    • -assists the President in running class committee meetings
    • -run class committee meetings when the President is absent
  • Communications Coordinator
    • -serves on public relations committee
    • -oversees promotion and publicity for class committee events
    • -records and distributes all meeting minutes
  • Senator (2)
    • -is a full voting member of the SGA Senate
    • -serves on Senate sub-committees (food committee, library committee, etc)
    • -represent the concerns of the class at SGA Senate

 

2021 Class Committee Election Timeline:

  • Nomination Period– August 30th 8:30am to September 5th 5pm
  • Mandatory Candidate Meeting– Tuesday, September 5th– Time: TBD
  • Campaigning Allowed- September 6th 8am to September 15th noon
  • Speech Night– Tuesday, September 12th –  Time: TBD
  • Class Committee Voting- September 13th at noon to September 15th at noon- 2021

 

For more information please email Tim Cronin (tcronin@students.stonehill.edu), SGA Executive President and Election Committee Chair. 

 

 

 

Aug 29

2017

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Fall 2017 Opportunities

There are a number of opportunities for students to get involved with SGA in the coming year because of last minute vacancies on multiple SGA committees. According to the SGA bylaws the Executive President “shall have the power to appoint students when vacancies occur on SGA committees.”

For information on 2021 First-Year elections please click here.

Interested students should email SGA Executive President Tim Cronin (tcronin@students.stonehill.edu) by Wednesday September 6th, 2017 at 5pm,. Please include: (1) your class year, (2) the position you are interested in, and (3) a short statement of interest.

The current vacancies include:

  • Treasurer– Diversity Committee
  • 2018 Representative– Diversity Committee (**must be senior)
  • 2019 Representative– Diversity Committee (**must be junior)
  • Movie/Comedy Committee Chair– Programming Committee
  • Communications Coordinator– Senior Events Committee (**must be senior)
  • At-Large Member [5 positions available]– Senior Events Committee  (**must be senior)
  • Vice President– 2019 Junior Class Committee (**must be junior)
  • Senator- 2019 Junior Class Committee (**must be junior)
  • Student Representative– Board of Fellows

 

 

The applicable sections of SGA founding and administrative documents include:

  • Student Government Association Bylaws-Article 1, Section 3, Sub-section F
  • Student Government Association Elections Code- Article 4, Section 7

 

Mar 23

2017

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SGA General Elections!

Debating getting involved in Student Government? SGA is holding general elections for all SGA positions Until MONDAY, MARCH 27TH.

SGA is divided into three branches:

1. STUDENT SENATE: this group meets weekly to address general student issues and concerns on campus

2. DIVERSITY COMMITTEE: this group is composed of various sub-committees that meet to plan specific events that foster elements of inclusion and diversity. Sub-committees include Lead for Justice, DiverCity, Heritage Chair, and class representatives.

3. PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE: this group helps to organize and promote all events on campus. If you are spirited, like to plan trips, work with bands, and cheer on Stonehill’s athletic teams, then programming committee is for YOU!

You can also run for your CLASS COMMITTEE, and foster class unity. Class committee positions include:

President
Vice President
Communications Coordinator
Senator (2)

Sign up for one of these exciting positions downstairs in the COMMONS, located across from the mailboxes. YOU WON’T REGRET IT!

Feb 01

2017

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6 Ways to Get Involved in SGA This Semester!

Looking to become more involved on campus? SGA provides students with tons of opportunities for you to get involved and find your passions. Here are a few:

  1. Come to Senate! For those of you who are unfamiliar, Senate is a branch of Student Government that meets once a week during the Activities Period on Mondays (11:30-12:45). Senate discusses campus issues and we foster relationships between students and faculty. We also have guest speakers from various departments across campus bring up major initiatives and plans!
  2. Join a club or activity on campus! We have over 90 clubs that allow students to share their passions and promote important issues through meetings and events. Don’t see a club that you like but have an idea to create your own? Come stop by our office in the Commons Room 111 to learn how you can start your own club or organization!
  3. Did you know that SGA sponsors events such as the Spring Concert, the Spring Mixer, the Spring Carnival, Movie Nights, Concerts in the Hill, Trips, Karaoke/Trivia Nights? These are always amazing events and a great way for you to connect with other people who have similar interests as you! Spoiler alert: sometimes there is free food 🙂
  4. Stop by and meet your class representatives during Office Hours! Do you have a question or concern about something going on around campus? The best group to reach out to is your class committee!
  5. Get to know your SGA Executive Board members! We are here to for YOU! Come stop by the office to chat or ask questions about events or programs on campus.
  6. Run for an SGA position! Both general elections and E-Board elections will be coming up very soon. Check your email for more information!

 

Dec 01

2016

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It’s On US!

Hey Stonehill!

The SGA E-Board and Student Senate are excited to continue efforts to bring the It’s on Us White House initiative back to campus this year. We were excited with the positive feedback we received from tabling at Fresh Check Day earlier this semester and around the commons for a week mid-semester.

Looking towards the last few weeks of the fall semester, we will be inviting the student body to participate in the It’s On Us Photo Campaign. From December 7th-9th during Lunch and Dinner Hours (11:30-2:00 and 5:00-6:30), E-Board members and Senators will be tabling across from the mailboxes. There, students, faculty and staff will be able to take their picture with a white board where they can write how they support the campaign. Examples include- I will not be a passive bystander, Someone I care about was sexually assaulted, I’m a survivor of sexual assault, or simply It’s On US.

We look forward to getting student participation in this photo campaign as we work towards creating an It’s On Us Community Collage to move throughout campus during the spring semester. This collage will be revealed at an event early in the Spring semester.

We invite you to stop by our tables December 7th, 8th, and 9th!

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Nov 10

2016

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STOP TRYING TO MAKE PLASTIC CONTAINERS HAPPEN – IT’S NEVER GOING TO HAPPEN. – Regina George

Everything you need to know about getting your green to-go container for No-To-Go Week!

By now you’ve all seen the hysterical posters in the commons informing the student body of No-To-Go Week. We know what you’re thinking – where can YOU get your own awesome green to-go container?! Here’s how!

No-To-Go Week will be taking place November 14th-18th. On November 14th and 15th, Food Truth will be handing out 350 green clips during lunch and dinner. If you don’t have a green clip already, make sure to get yours quick!

Once you have your ECO-CLIP and need to get a meal to-go, head on over to the Bakery and trade it in for your green to-go container (you can skip the line!)

You can then turn in your dirty green to-go container into the Bakery, OR at a drop off bin in the Library at any time. You will then be given another eco-clip, which is much easier to carry around!

Put your eco-clip on your lanyard, backpack, water bottle, etc! Food Truth has worked hard to make this week happen, so be a part of Stonehill’s mission to reduce unnecessary waste and to reuse. No-To-Go Week will help you save money, while reducing our individual impact on the planet!

Remember to continue supporting these great efforts even AFTER No-To-Go Week is over. Once you have an eco-clip, you have continuous access to a green container. Can’t wait to see you all rocking your eco-clips!
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Nov 04

2016

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Everything You Need to Know About State of the Hill!

In accordance with the major developments to Stonehill College in the coming years, SGA has decided to forgo the traditional Town Hall meeting and replace it with a newly structured State of the Hill Address.  The State of the Hill Address is open to the entire student body, and will feature college administrative faculty as the presenters, including our President, Father John Denning!

 

The State of the Hill’s presentations have been given in front of multiple audiences, and have been perfectly refined for this occasion so that you, the students, are getting the best information available.  The presentations are as follows:

 

1) Diversity Initiatives on Campus as presented by Father John Denning

 

2) Academic Restructuring and Transitions as presented by John Pestana and Cris DePina

 

3) Master Plan and the constructions on campus as presented by Craig Binney

 

All of these developments are going to have a wonderful impact on student life here at Stonehill College, since all three will improve our resources, programs, and opportunities.  The Diversity Initiatives are currently improving the inclusivity of the Stonehill community, the Academic Restructuring will focus future academic programs for students at Stonehill, and the campus constructions will provide beautiful new facilities to foster greater learning.  Also, if this isn’t enough to be excited about, FREE PIZZA will be provided throughout the event.  Stonehill’s students are some of the most involved and considerate, and it is the action and support of the student body that drive the school’s betterment.  Thanks for reading, and see you all there!screen-shot-2016-11-04-at-8-38-42-am

Oct 18

2016

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SGA Brings Back the It’s On Us Campaign!

Hi folks! It’s your SGA E-Board here! We hope your first month of school has been off to a great and productive start. For the past few years the Executive Board of SGA has created blog posts to keep students informed of what is going on around campus and upcoming programs. We would first like to let you know that the It’s On Us campaign is back on campus for the 2016-2017 school year and we would love to have your support!

October 10th-14th is the It’s On Us Week of Action. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the It’s On Us campaign, this campaign started in the White House in 2014 to raise awareness in presenting sexual assault on college campuses across the United States. This initiative has gained impressive momentum and Stonehill College has been recognized for our efforts with this campaign by Vice President, Joe Biden. Starting at Fresh Check Day in September, SGA held a table to remind students that this campaign was coming back to campus for the 2016-2017 school year. We had students sign the pledge and remind them what It’s On Us is and how we are going to promote the campaign this year. Two weeks ago, we released our own video promoting the It’s On Us campaign featuring Stonehill students. Check out the link here!

This week we set up a table in the Commons where students have been coming by to take the pledge online. The pledge is a personal commitment to help keep women and men safe from sexual assault. It is a promise not to be a bystander to the problem, but to be a part of the solution. Students that sign the pledge (or have previously signed it) have been receiving a purple ribbon to wear on their shirts or backpacks to show their support for people that have been affected by sexual assault.

This initiative is very important to us as we know there have been instances of sexual assault at Stonehill and many other college campuses. We hope you all understand we can be a part of the solution by getting a friend home safe on the weekend and taking care of one another.

In terms of upcoming events, be on the look out for information regarding Midnight Madness, the Halloween Dance, and the State of the Hill.