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SGA Gives Weekly Update Via Livestreamed Open Meeting

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted its weekly open meeting today. All members of the Wilmington College community are invited and encouraged to attend these meetings as it is a direct form of communication with the student government.  

Due to the closure of Wilmington College’s main campus, SGA will now livestream its open meetings Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. via their Instagram account (@wc_sga). They will take questions from the public by using the livestream’s chat feature.

Below are the topics presented by the SGA board at the April 7 meeting:

Kaleb Hubner, the vice president of administration, reported that he is working with the IT department to upload content and open meeting minutes onto the new WC@Home.

Connor Heck, the vice president of faculty, alumni, and trustees, reported that she is assisting Logan Schroer to register WC’s SGA for a leadership workshop hosted by the American Student Government Association (ASGA).

Ariana Riccardi, the vice president of SGA, reported that the Student Senate is creating methods for students to contact them directly. Bethany Sheridan is serving as the senate’s public relations officer. Applications for the next academic year’s senate will be due May 1. 

Schroer, the president of SGA, reported that he is contacting student governments from other Ohio Athletic Conference schools to discover how they are continuing to operate during the coronavirus pandemic. A date for SGA to hold its budget meeting is still being picked. Schroer is contacting SGA’s former president, Kameron Rinehart, to gather information regarding the ASGA leadership workshop.

Nate Johnson, the vice president of finance, reported that budget proposals from student organizations are due May 1.

Brittanie Clair, the vice president of public relations, reported that she is finishing SGA board spotlights on social media and creating postings on the WC app when needed.

Sarah Streets, the vice president of elections, reported that she is exploring options for homecoming in the fall as well as the elections process.

Sigrid Solomon, SGA’s adviser, reported that the Homecoming Committee met last week. They are exploring options for in the fall. The idea of keeping a banner contest has been proposed;  potential them for the banner contest could be related to the college’s history. The student planner is still in development. Student Affairs is gathering information from departments and student groups on campus to include it in the planner. If any on-campus groups have solidified dates for events, Solomon is encouraging them to contact her so that the dates can be added to the student planner. Solomon reported that the college’s COVID-19 response team is continuing to meet. Any questions regarding the refund process for student housing should be directed to Jim Reynolds.

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