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By Ashley Closson, Chattanooga, Tenn., – Guest Speaker • Geoff Wilcox spoke to SGA about getting more students to come to athletic events, creating a better student experience. Wilcox talked about the possibility of an app called Fanmaker, which would give students the chance to earn points toward Go Mocs Rewards by coming to events. […]

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By Eve Hermann– Guest Speaker Tom Griscom spoke to SGA about student success and ways for the University to improve. SGA brainstormed with Mr. Griscom and many senators mentioned that having more sections of certain classes and more partnerships with the city are two big ways for the University to improve. Executive Reports SGA President […]

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By Eve Hermann– Executive Reports Vice President Steven Palmer spoke to SGA about the meeting he went to in Knoxville to learn about the Senate Joint Resolution 626 that was passed. Palmer said this resolution changes the way the student activity fees are allocated. Students will have the option to choose whether or not $20 […]

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By Eve Hermann– Executive Reports President Robert Fisher announced that senate bills 1608 and 2493, which deal with the recent anti-sex week bill, were removed; however a resolution was passed that will allow students to choose to whether or not they want part of their student activity fee to go to student organizations. Fisher said […]

SGA presents Outstanding Senior Awards

By Andi Clifton–The Outstanding Senior Awards have been presented to 113 seniors this year. UTC Student Government Association began awarding excelling seniors in 1986. “For me, it is encouraging to have my efforts over the last four years be recognized,” Travis Hitchcock, senior graphic design major from Chattanooga, said. “I think it is something that hopefully […]

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By Eve Hermann— Executive Reports President Robert Fisher encouraged SGA to write to state senators who are on the education committee about Senate bill 1608. Fisher also spoke about Bike Chattanooga providing around 100 annual memberships to students to encourage students to use other modes of transportation to campus. Chief of Staff Gregory Jackson spoke about UTC’s 100 […]

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By Eve Hermann– Executive Reports • Student body president Robert Fisher updated SGA about the State Senate Bill that would affect the way the student body allocates the student activity fee funds. The state Senate is working on a compromise where students have the option to allow $15 of their student activity fee to go […]

SGA conducts Campus Canvas Day to find out students’ needs

By Eve Hermann–The Student Government Association conducted its first Campus Canvas Day March 4 to learn how to better represent the student body. The purpose of Campus Canvas Day was to give SGA senators an opportunity to meet with students and learn about their needs and how they could be better represented. “We were brainstorming […]

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By Eve Hermann– Guest Speakers • SGA Student Athletics Chairperson Ryen Rey spoke about efforts to promote the spring football game. Rey also spoke about Athletics wanting to put together a Mocs vs. jocks game. • Tim Jones, director of student health services spoke about increasing the student health services fee to $60 so UTC’s […]

SGA Report: 2/24/1014

By Eve Hermann— Guest Speaker Janet Spraker, director of engineering, spoke about adding $50 to the facilities fee to help pay for renovations of on campus facilities. Executive Reports Treasurer Brandon Harden talked about the spring allocations and presented the budget to SGA. Adviser Reports Dean of Students Jim Hicks encouraged SGA to look at […]