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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. 
From left, Junior Muhammad Arshad, class of 2025 senator and senior Molly Hankinson, class of 2024 senator, attend the SGC meeting held Oct. 16 to hear updates from their colleagues.

SGC hears updates and reports from officers and senators

By Makai Yllanes, Staff Writer October 18, 2023
The Ithaca College Student Governance Council met Oct. 16 to confirm a new member to the Appropriations Committee and hear senator and officer reports. The meeting was supposed to feature Reginald Briggs, senior director of dining services, as a guest speaker but Briggs could not attend because he was out of town. 
 Tim Downs, chief financial officer and vice president of finance and administration,  highlighted changes the college made over the summer and future plans for the college during the Oct. 9 Student Governance Council meeting.

SGC meets with Chief Financial Officer to discuss college’s plans

By Makai Yllanes, Staff Writer October 10, 2023

The Ithaca College Student Governance Council met Oct. 9 with Tim Downs, chief financial officer and vice president of finance and administration, who provided updates on the college’s financial investments...

Dave Curry, director of the Center for Career Exploration and Development, was a guest speaker at the Oct. 2 Student Governance Council meeting and said his goal was to make the council aware of the center’s offerings.

SGC passes bill to establish vice president of residential affairs as an e-board member

By Makai Yllanes, Staff Writer October 4, 2023
The Ithaca College Student Governance Council heard from guest speakers about the Center for Career Exploration and Development and student conduct changes at its Oct. 2 meeting. The council also passed the VP of Residential Affairs Executive Board Establishment bill. 
Senior Senate chair Austin Ruffino (center) presented a bill April 24 that focused on the merger of the SGC and the Residence Hall Association. Ruffino also presented an amendment to the SGC Constitution about re-writing sections for clarity.

SGC passes amendment and bill in last semester meeting

By Dominick Petrucci, Staff Writer April 26, 2023
The 2022–23 executive board for SGC met for the last time April 24 and passed an amendment and a bill.
The Student Governance Council had its annual spring platform presentations April 18 for candidates in the Spring 2023 election.  All current seats have expired for the upcoming semester, so if a council member wants to maintain their seat, they must run for re-election.

SGC holds annual spring platform presentations for upcoming election

By Dominick Petrucci, Staff Writer April 19, 2023
The Student Governance Council had its annual spring platform presentations April 18 for candidates in the Spring 2023 election.
Katie Newcomb, assistant director in the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards, presented about changes possibly coming to the academic misconduct process.

SGC discusses academic misconduct and Terrace restrooms

By Dominick Petrucci, Staff Writer April 12, 2023
The SGC discussed refreshing Terrace Residence Halls’ restrooms, changes to the academic misconduct policy and issues students are facing with campus living. 
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.
Elyse Nepa, assistant director of the Clery Act and Prevention Education within the Office of Public Safety and Energy Management, spoke with SGC on Feb. 27.

SGC meets with Office of Public Safety and Energy Management

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Assistant News Editor March 1, 2023
SGC met with members of the Office of Public Safety and Energy Management and received a tour of the facilities at its Feb. 27 meeting. 
The Ithaca College Student Governance Council met Feb. 20 to hold a bill writing workshop where members discuss ideas and progress updates for bills.

SGC brainstorms campus legislation and learns bill writing

By Dominick Petrucci, Staff Writer February 22, 2023
The Ithaca College Student Governance Council met Feb. 20 to hold a bill writing workshop where members discuss ideas and progress updates for bills.
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