This week in SGA: Nov. 7

The SGA elected and swore in sophomore Stuti Chatterjee to the position of senator-at-large. “I would like to join SGA in order to gain networking and leadership skills for the future,” Chatterjee said. Chatterjee, who is majoring in biology and chemistry, is a part of the Biology Club and Pre-Health Club on campus. Her election […]

This Week in SGA: Oct. 17

Following up from last week’s forum, several senators have begun the process of circulating a petition to see how many UALR students would like to see eStem students removed from college spaces, such as the cafeteria. In response to other concerns, the senate discussed forming a committee to rethink parking on campus. The SGA has […]

This Week in SGA: Oct. 10

Chancellor Rogerson visited the SGA and answered questions from senators on everything from plans for eStem, the new Sodexo options, campus safety, and the current UA Little Rock budget crisis.   Senator Katie Zakrzewski suggested holding a joint SGA meeting between UA Little Rock’s senate and eStem’s student government in order to address tensions between […]

This Week in SGA: Sep. 26

Former SGA President Brian Gregory spoke about his ideas for the new SGA Constitution, whom the senate chose along with former Vice President Faith Thomas for the duty of revision. “It’s an honor and a privilege to be helping you all out and working with you,” Gregory said. “One of the things that, you know, […]

This week in SGA: Sep. 19

The SGA elected senators Quinshell Smith and Talha Tayyab in a unanimous vote, filling two of the vacant seats in the senate. Smith and Tayyab now represent the College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences, and the Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology, respectively. The senate also discussed having a booth at the Discover UALR, […]

New SGA senators sworn in

At its first regular meeting of the semester, the SGA filled several of the 18 vacant seats in the senate, including those for the Graduate School. For each college: Education and Health Professions: Hope Huggins, junior. Graduate School: Venet Habamungu, Zahid Jawed, Diamond McGehee and Plichis Wang. Social Sciences and Communication: freshman Landon DeKay and […]

SGA elects interim president

Senior Larry Dicus became interim president of the Student Government Association this Wednesday, alongside junior Jonathan Nwosu as interim president pro-tempore. Senators and justices elected Dicus and Nwosu at a special meeting, where former SGA president Connor Donovan assisted them in filling the power vacuum created by Mat Wheeler and Caddo Lowery’s resignation. “The main […]

SGA President steps down

The President of the SGA, Mat Wheeler, has officially resigned his position. Wheeler’s decision was confirmed Wednesday afternoon by Student Experience Director and SGA Advisor Jenny Dodson, who received his Letter of Resignation on Sunday. In his resignation letter, Wheeler cited scheduling conflicts as a primary reason for stepping down. “The time commitment the job requires […]

This week in SGA: April 30

Former president Brian Gregory passed the torch on to Mat Wheeler and Caddo Lowery at the year’s final SGA meeting, formally inducting them into their offices as president and vice president. “Just always be willing to learn. You’re not always going to be right,” Gregory said when asked if he had any words for the […]

This week in SGA: April 23

SGA’s Executive Oversight Committee brought charges of impeachment against Chief Justice Makell Swinney before the senate, to which the body voted no. These charges came in response to a Facebook post Swinney made after video surfaced of Pi Kappa Alpha and Chi Omega singing Lil Dicky’s “Freaky Friday” and repeating the N-word. In Swinney’s post, […]