SGA Minutes 9/20

Compiled By Carson Cook, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The meeting was twice the usual size as the newly appointed Freshman Senators were in attendance on Sept. 20. SGA welcomed three guest speakers. First, Sarah Ellis,  a consultant from Alpha Gamma Delta spoke to recruit students to the campus’s newest sorority. Next, Lisa Darger, a sustainability coordinator […]

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  • SGA Minutes 9/6

    Compiled by Carson Cook, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Chancellor Steve Angle attended SGA’s meeting last Tuesday, Sept. 6, to discuss changes on campus and in the community. Angle explained plans for the renovation that will turn Lupton Library into Lupton Hall. In addition to classrooms and office space for the College of Arts and Sciences, a large […]

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  • SGA looks ahead after spring semester chaos

    By Carson Cook, Chattanooga, Tenn. — As the Student Government Association (SGA) held its first session of the fall semester, leaders acknowledged the mistakes of last year and discussed ways to improve morale, communication and accountability. “I think it’s going to be a really good year,” said Vice President Mikayla Long during her executive report. “I […]

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  • Clean and Green to beautify campus, downtown

    By Sylvia Shipman, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Students who want to make a difference in the downtown scene of Chattanooga are strongly encouraged to participate in a city-wide cleanup called Clean and Green on April 23. Chuck Cantrell described Clean and Green as “a great way for campus to engage with the community and create real change […]

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  • SGA President Elect resigns from his positions

    By Alina Hunter-Grah, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Phillip Stubblefield, SGA President Elect, resigned Monday, April 11 from his future position as President and from his current position as Athletics Chairman due to what he regards as fundamental disagreements in how the situation involving the request for Hailey Puckett to resign was handled. His letter of resignation addressed […]

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  • SGA Minutes 9/13

    Discord broke out over proposed budget changes and the constitution in the SGA meeting on Sept. 13. The SGA constitution breaks down what amount of the budget should be allocated to each committee by percentages, but due to either typo or miscalculation the totals add up to mathematically impossible 120%. With that in mind, Treasurer […]

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  • SGA Minutes 8/23

    Compiled by Carson Cook, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The meeting began with guests speakers Marc Holcomb, career specialist at the UTC Career and Student Employment Center, who was soliciting volunteers for fall career days, and Emelia Dunston, the new Associate Dean of Students. Dunston along with Treasurer Jay Nguyen discussed changes to the Student Programming Allocation Committee […]

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  • Run-off election names new SGA president

    By Alina Hunter-Grah, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Kelsey Weaver was announced as SGA president for the 2016-2017 school year after run-off election conducted after previous president-elect, Phillip Stubblefield resigned from his future and present positions. Weaver managed to rake in 55 percent of the 494 votes with a total of 272 votes. Graham Alexander received 33 percent of […]

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  • Pajama Walkathon puts cancer to sleep

    By Heather Newlin, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The Freshman Senate and Omega Phi Alpha service sorority are putting on pajamas to Put Cancer To Sleep at an all night walkathon Fundraiser on Saturday, April 23. From 7 p.m. to 3 a.m., Engel Stadium will host the walk to raise donations for Relay for Life, a global organization […]

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