SGA Highlight: Student Body Project Committee

By Samantha Sargent, Chattanooga, Tenn.– The Student Body Project’s (SBP) committee’s main goal is to focus on voicing student opinion in capital projects on campus. The committee reviews proposals for major funding projects that benefit the student body at large, monitors and evaluates university facilities, and suggests changes to proper authorities when necessary. They also concentrate on […]

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  • SGA Highlight: University and Academic Affairs

    By Samantha Sargent, Chattanooga, Tenn.– The University and Academic Affairs Committee (UAA) serves as the means of communication between faculty, staff, administration and the student body for all university and academic affairs. UAA chairperson Rachel Emond said the committee is heavily involved in academic policy, curriculum and faculty-student relations, as well as reviewing, developing and recommending policies […]

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  • SGA candidates: 2015-16 academic year

    SGA elections open March 30 on OrgSync, and close April 1.     Hannah Turcotte, President-elect “I knew I must completely understand the gravity of responsibility in order to continue wholeheartedly representing the students of this university,” said Hannah Turcotte, junior from Jackson Tenn. of her decision to run for SGA president for the 2015-16 […]

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  • Proceso judicial es información importante

    Robby Gadd, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Los métodos utilizados por UTC para distribuir información pueden no informar estudiantes en una manera efectiva de sus derechos al debido proceso. “Si no conocemos nuestros derechos, entonces no vamos a saber cuando sean quitados,” vicepresidente de defensa legal y pública de la Fundación para los Derechos Individuales en la Educación, […]

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  • SGA takes steps to create safer campus

    By Student Government Association– Over the course of the academic year, it has become increasingly evident that a campus-wide conversation on sexual assault is sorely needed. At colleges and universities across the country the topic of sexual assault has grown in salience. In fact several institutions are currently under federal investigation by the United States Department of […]

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  • Committee works toward diversity

    By Samantha Sargent, Chattanooga, Tenn.– The Social Issues, Equity and Diversity Committee is one of the seven Student Government Association committees. Its primary objectives are to encourage discussions about social issues and social justice while stimulating positive innovations on and off campus. “Our Social Issues, Equity, and Diversity committee has a lot of great things coming […]

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  • Forum sparks disccusion, men’s track will remain cut

    Sarah-Grace Battles, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The Student Government Association conducted an open forum, Tuesday Feb. 10, where students and others could share opinions and ask questions about UTC cutting the men’s indoor and outdoor track and field programs due to Title IX. Title IX is a law that requires gender equality in every educational program that receives […]

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  • SGA Report

    Sarah-Grace Battles, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Executive reports • The executive team reviewed the semester and listed some of SGA’s accomplishments over the last semester, which include but are not limited to: – Supporting gender neutral bathrooms. – Helping students have access to fresh food via the Mobile Market – Helping shape the way the University […]

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