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Student Government Prepares for Upcoming Elections

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted its weekly open meeting yesterday. 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.  

SGA will hold its open meetings in CSA304 to allow for better social distancing and adhere to Wilmington College’s COVID-19 protocols. The meeting time will remain the same at 4:15 p.m. on Tuesdays.

Approximately 8 people attended the meeting. They represented SGA, Student Senate, Activities Programming Board, the Billiards Club, and The Witness.

Logan Schroer stepped down from serving as the SGA president over winter break due to personal reasons. Ariana Riccardi now serves as the president until the next student government board is elected. The SGA vice presidency will not be filled prior to elections.

Below are the topics presented by the SGA board at the Feb. 2 meeting:

Kaleb Hubner, the vice president of administration, reported he is preparing his transition binder.

Connor Heck, the vice president of faculty, alumni, and trustees, was absent.

Nate Johnson, the vice president of finance, was absent.

Brittanie Clair, the vice president of public relations, reported that she is preparing her transition binder. She is publicizing the upcoming student government election.

Peyton Mullins, the vice president of elections, reported that she is preparing her transition binder. Election packets are now available in the SGA office.

Ariana Riccardi, the president of SGA, reported that Johnson is working on his transition binder as well as Heck. Heck will present at this weekend’s virtual board of trustee meeting. Furniture in The Underground has been labeled for SGA use; Riccardi requested no one tamper with these labels. Hot chocolate is being offered during lunch this week until tomorrow. Elections for the next student government board will held March 8 and 9. 

Sigrid Solomon, SGA’s adviser, reported that information regarding weather-related changes to class delivery has been released. Classes may continue remotely despite inclemate weather. The agriculture department is holding a memorial for Agriculture Professor Harold Thirey today. 

Other topic points presented by non-SGA attendees include:

The Activities Programming Board is planning several events for February, most of which are waiting for Student Affairs approval. Grocery Bingo will be held next Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. in the McCoy Room. Prizes will be gift cards to Walmart. All APB events must conclude by 10 p.m. until further notice.

The Student Senate had nothing to report.

The Billiards Club submitted an event proposal for next week.

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