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USG Approves COVID-19 Concern Form

USG Approves COVID-19 Concern Form

April 1, 2020

USG discussed using a google form to help student voice their concerns during this transition period.

USG Passes Residence Hall Accommodations Proposal

USG Passes Residence Hall Accommodations Proposal

March 18, 2020

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

USG Brings Back Beacon Exemplar Award

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.

USG Discusses Commuter Week and Week of Action

USG Discusses Commuter Week and Week of Action

March 4, 2020

United Student Government (USG) members made major announcements on upcoming campus events at Senate meetings on Feb. 20 and Feb. 27.

Clubs Update USG

Clubs Update USG

February 19, 2020

The United Student Government (USG) Senate meeting on Thursday Feb. 13 touched on an array of recent and upcoming campus events and several topics official student business.

Senate Proposes Election Changes

Senate Proposes Election Changes

February 5, 2020

In future elections, candidates will be able to gather signatures from all students not just those from their school.

USG Holds Special Elections

USG Holds Special Elections

January 22, 2020

United Student Government (USG) representatives got back to work on Thursday after a month-long hiatus.

USG Leaders attend Summit in Los Angeles

USG Leaders attend Summit in Los Angeles

January 22, 2020

Student government leaders from 21 Jesuit colleges attented a meeting of the Jesuit Student Government Alliance at Loyola Marymount in Los Angeles.

USG Representatives Provide Initiative Updates

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.

USG Holds Meeting Without President or Vice President

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.

Sustainability Committee Collaborates for Sustainability Week

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.

USG Senior Senators Provide Initiative Updates

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.

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