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The Student Government Board meeting on Sept. 14 where Brennan Conway, far right, announced his outside bank accounts plan.

SGB working to launch PNC bank account pilot program this spring

By Clare Sheedy, Contributing Editor November 19, 2021
What has long been a dream for student organizations — more self-service management of their finances — may become reality in fall 2022 if all goes according to Student Government Board’s plan.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordy’s Place on Tuesday evening.

SGB hosts Pitt IT, discusses student safety

By Kiera Ledermann, Staff Writer November 17, 2021
Pitt’s Student Government Board hosted representatives from Pitt IT for a Q&A session at Tuesday night’s public meeting. Mark Henderson, chief information officer, said Pitt IT is constantly looking for ways to engage with students.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordy’s Place on Tuesday evening.

SGB discusses allocations expenditures, advising questions

By Kiera Ledermann, Staff Writer November 10, 2021
Student Government Board discussed a rally for Jim Rogers, academic advising, allocations budgets and other local actions at its Tuesday night meeting.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordy’s Place on Tuesday evening.

SGB discusses Lauren’s Promise, election day absences

By Kiera Ledermann, Staff Writer November 3, 2021
Student Government Board President Harshitha Ramanan opened the board’s Tuesday evening meeting with a reminder about Pitt’s vaccine mandate, and encouraged students with questions or concerns to email her at [email protected]
Carla Panzella is the dean of students.

Panzella navigates first year as dean of students

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief November 1, 2021
For Carla Panzella, listening is key. Pitt’s new dean of students, who has been on the job since Aug. 2, said it’s a crucial part of her job to listen to student concerns and help turn ideas into action.
The CMRO said the Pitt CoVax Vaccination Center will offer COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11 as early as Nov. 4.

Pitt to require COVID-19 vaccination starting Dec. 6

By Jon Moss and Millicent Watt November 1, 2021
Pitt announced in a Monday campuswide email that all students and employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19, or receive an approved exemption, beginning Dec. 6.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordy’s Place on Tuesday evening.

SGB remembers Tree of Life massacre, discusses election code bill

By Kiera Ledermann, Staff Writer October 27, 2021
SGB held a moment of silence for the Tree of Life massacre Tuesday night, as well as discussed the conclusion of Mental Health Awareness Month, Year of Data and Society grants, an SGB Elections Code bill and voting day accomodations, among other topics.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordy’s Place on Tuesday evening.

SGB congratulates faculty on forming union, discusses possible ‘green fee’

By Kiera Ledermann, Staff Writer October 19, 2021
Pitt’s Student Government Board congratulated faculty at their Tuesday public meeting on voting overwhelmingly to form a union, and also discussed student organization budgets, spring SGB election and a potential “green fee.”
Dr. Jay Darr, the director of the University Counseling Center, spoke at a Student Government Board town hall on Tuesday evening for Mental Health Awareness Month.

SGB holds mental health town hall with Panzella, Darr

By Kiera Ledermann, Staff Writer October 13, 2021
Student Government Board hosted Dean of Students Carla Panzella and Dr. Jay Darr, director of the University Counseling Center, for a Q&A town hall on Tuesday night for Mental Health Awareness Month.
SGB released a statement on Sunday announcing their support of Pitt’s faculty unionization efforts and “their freedom to vote and freedom to unionize at will.”

SGB releases statement supporting faculty’s ‘freedom to unionize’

By Natalie Frank, News Editor October 10, 2021
SGB released a statement on Sunday supporting Pitt faculty’s “freedom to vote and freedom to unionize” in the ongoing faculty union election. It also criticizes Pitt’s relationship with Ballard Spahr, a “union avoidance” law firm.
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