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USG Addresses End-of-Semester Initiatives

April 22, 2020

The last United Student Government (USG) meeting of the semester included discussions about final business and the bidding of farewells.

Fordham Flea is usually one of the biggest events at the university for Earth Week. With classes moving online, sustainability groups had to make alterations.

Sustainability Groups Host Online Earth Week

April 19, 2020

The Social Innovation Collaboratory Impact Initiative, United Student Government (USG) Sustainability Committee and Students for Environmental Awareness and Justice (SEAJ) have joined together to host a ...

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USG Discusses Coronavirus Concerns

April 15, 2020

The virtual United Student Government (USG) meeting on April 3 continued discussions about a COVID-19 concern form which has been shared among students.

USG asked the Office of Residential Life to consider leaving O'Hare open for students with extenuating circumstances. (Courtesy of Ram Archives)

USG Passes Residence Hall Accommodations Proposal

March 18, 2020

USG passed a proposal requesting housing accommodations for students with extenuating circumstances.

The Beacon Exemplar Award honors students, faculty and staff, who majorly inspire or support the Rose Hill community. (Courtesy of Facebook)

USG Brings Back Beacon Exemplar Award

March 11, 2020

The United Student Government (USG) has spearheaded an effort to bring back the Beacon Exemplar Award. The award process and ceremony was last held during the 2017-2018 academic year, according to Kevin McSorley, GSB ’20, vice president of student life.

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Administration Discusses Coronavirus Procedures at USG Meeting

March 11, 2020

Members of USG tried to dispell misinformation about the effect the corona virus will have on campus.

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IT Presents to USG Senate

February 12, 2020

Judy Rothschild, assistant director of Student Technology Services, made her semester visit to the Senate. Rothschild said that IT is in the process of hosting undergraduate technology workshops once a month at each campus.

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USG Representatives Provide Initiative Updates

December 4, 2019

On Thursday, Nov. 21, the week before Thanksgiving break, the United Student Government (USG) held a meeting in which multiple representatives provided updates on the statuses of initiatives throughout the semester.

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USG Holds Meeting Without President or Vice President

November 20, 2019

United Student Government held their weekly meeting without the Executive President and the Executive Vice President. They discussed concerns about clubs using apps such as Venmo for fundraising.

Fordham Flea is usually one of the biggest events at the university for Earth Week. With classes moving online, sustainability groups had to make alterations.

Sustainability Committee Collaborates for Sustainability Week

November 13, 2019

USG's Sustainability Committee hosted its annual week of sustainability. The week included an expanded Fordham Flea and a community cleanup held in conjunction with SEAJ.

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USG Senior Senators Provide Initiative Updates

November 13, 2019

This past Thursday, Nov. 7, the United Student Government (USG) had the senators of the class of 2020 provide updates on their ongoing initiatives.

The Diversity Action Committee brought a proposal to the United Student Government to recognize Indigenous People's Day instead of Columbus Day.

DAC Proposes Indigenous Peoples Day to USG

November 6, 2019

USG unanimously passed DAC's proposed resolution to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day.

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