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THE ITHACAN

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THE ITHACAN

The SGC heard from Jeffery Golden,  associate vice president of Auxiliary Services about what the Office of Auxiliary Services covers, the meal exchange system and issues with the Mail Center.

SGC discusses dining and mail issues with Auxiliary Services

By Dominick Petrucci, Staff Writer January 30, 2024
The Ithaca College Student Governance Council (SGC) met Jan. 29 to hear from Jeffery Golden, associate vice president of Auxiliary Services, hold a confirmation for the elections committee and have an orientation for new and returning SGC members for Spring 2024.
Luca Maurer, the executive director for Student Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging in the Center for Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging, met with the SGC to discuss the structure of the center and the efforts it is putting in to create a more welcoming campus.

SGC confirms new senate chair and discusses student equity, inclusion and belonging

By Makai Yllanes, Staff Writer December 6, 2023
The Ithaca College Student Governance Council met Dec. 4 to confirm a new senate chair and heard from the executive director for Student Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging in the Center for Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging. 
President La Jerne Cornish addressed questions and points of concern raised by members of the Student Governance Council at its Nov. 13 meeting.

SGC addresses multitude of student issues with President Cornish

By Makai Yllanes, Staff Writer November 14, 2023
The Ithaca College Student Governance Council shared questions and concerns with President La Jerne Cornish during their Nov. 13 meeting, including class scheduling, institutional spending, recent staff changes and the lack of an outdoor running track among other topics.
Scott Doyle, director of the Office of Energy Management and Sustainability, discussed points of focus for sustainability at Ithaca College during the Oct. 23 SGC meeting.

SGC gets run down on campus sustainability goals but no major changes so far

By Makai Yllanes, Staff Writer October 25, 2023
Scott Doyle, director of the Office of Energy Management and Sustainability, met with the Student Governance Council on Oct. 23 to discuss actions for sustainability at Ithaca College. The SGC also heard from Iurii Kovalenko, the field service representative for Apogee.
Sophomore Rishabh Sen, vice president of campus affairs, went over the details of writing a bill and explained the different types of amendments to new members of the Student Governance Council.

SGC gives overview of responsibilities to new members and lays out upcoming plans

By Prakriti Panwar, Assistant News Editor September 26, 2023
The Ithaca College Student Governance Council met Sept. 25 for its inaugural meeting with new senate members, who were elected Sept. 19. The meeting was a senate orientation meant to familiarize these new members with SGC procedures, policies and best practices.
The Ithaca College Student Governance Council discussed the procedures for upcoming elections and confirmed members to the Elections Committee during the first meeting of the semester August 29.

SGC hears from Elections Committee candidates ahead of upcoming elections

By Prakriti Panwar, Assistant News Editor August 29, 2023
The Student Governance Council met for its first meeting of Fall 2023 on Aug. 28 to discuss confirmations to the election committee, officer reports and Fall 2023 elections. 
Editorial: SGC’s electoral decisions subvert democratic rights

Editorial: SGC’s electoral decisions subvert democratic rights

By The Ithacan May 3, 2023
The decision to keep the voting results of an election a secret is part of larger anti-democratic trends happening around the world.
From left, sophomore Tatyana Rubio; Reginald Briggs, associate director of Dining Services; and sophomore Noah Richardson discuss changes coming to the Campus Center Dining Hall and all meal plans.

SGC discusses new meal plans and employment with Dining Services

By Dominick Petrucci, Staff Writer March 29, 2023
Ithaca College’s Student Governance Council welcomed Reginald Briggs, associate director of Dining Services, to discuss changes coming to the Campus Center Dining Hall and all meal plans.
From left, senior Grace Madeya, president of the student body, and first-year student Rishabh Sen, vice president of campus affairs, discuss updates to their bills and committees.

SGC discusses plans for the rest of the semester

By Dominick Petrucci, Staff Writer March 22, 2023
On March 20, SGC senators and officials discussed their schedule for the rest of the semester and prepared to discuss an upcoming bill.
Ithaca College President La Jerne Cornish discussed the recent campus protests organized IC Rise Up with the Student Governance Council at its weekly meeting March 6.

SGC discusses IC Rise Up’s protests with President Cornish

By Dominick Petrucci, Staff Writer March 8, 2023
The SGC held a meeting with President La Jerne Cornish to discuss IC Rise Up’s written statements of protest against racism on campus.
From left, President La Jerne Cornish and senior Senate Chair Austin Ruffino discuss diversity, equity and inclusion among other topics with the SGC at its meeting Nov. 28.

President Cornish and SGC discuss diversity and campus concerns

By Emma Kersting, Staff Writer November 30, 2022
The Ithaca College Student Governance Council spoke with President La Jerne Cornish at its Nov. 28 meeting about diversity, equity and inclusion.
From left, first-year student Rishabh Sen, vice president of campus affairs, senior Grace Madeya, president of the student body, and Dave Harker, director for the Center for Civic Engagement, discuss campus and community involvement at Ithaca Colleges Student Governance Council meeting Nov. 14.

SGC talks student success, community involvement and new bill

By Emma Kersting, Staff Writer November 15, 2022
SGC welcomed three guest speakers, discussed a new bill and appointed a new vice president of communications at its meeting Nov. 14.
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