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Student emergency fund to begin notifying applicants

The Student Emergency Assistance Fund was created in a joint effort between the Office of Philanthropic and Alumni Engagement and the Division of Student Affairs and allows students in need of emergency financial assistance to apply for a grant from the fund to cover expenses.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Assistant News Editor

April 3, 2020

The Student Emergency Assistance Fund allows undergraduate, graduate and professional students in need of emergency financial assistance to apply for a grant from the fund to cover such expenses.

SGB announces Student Emergency Assistance Fund

Zechariah Brown announced the launch of the Student Emergency Assistance Fund at a Tuesday night Zoom meeting.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Assistant News Editor

March 31, 2020

Student Government Board President Zechariah Brown announced the launch of the Student Emergency Assistance Fund at the board’s Tuesday night online meeting.

Black Action Society addresses letter to Bonner, SGB

SGB denied in full the Black Action Society’s allocations request for $15,000 to host actress Dominique Jackson at an event.

By Anushay Chaudhry and Benjamin Nigrosh

March 6, 2020

Black Action Society President Jenea Lyles said in a letter addressed to Dean Kenyon Bonner and Student Government Board President Zechariah Brown that recent SGB decisions have created “intentional barriers that questions ‘sense of belonging’ for People of Color” at Pitt.

SGB responds to decision on naming guidelines

SGB President Zechariah Brown discusses the updates to the Student Organization Resource Center’s naming guidelines at Tuesday evening’s weekly meeting.

By Anushay Chaudhry, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

President Zechariah Brown opened Student Government Board’s weekly Tuesday meeting by discussing the anticipated response from Dean of Students Kenyon Bonner regarding the Student Organization Resource Center’s naming guidelines.

Dean of students updates student org naming guidelines

Vice Provost and Dean of Students Kenyon Bonner announced on Tuesday that student organizations affected by the new SORC naming guidelines will be able to sell remaining non-compliant marketing material until April 30, 2021.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Assistant News Editor

February 11, 2020

Vice Provost and Dean of Students Kenyon Bonner announced in a Tuesday press release that independent student organizations affected by the new Student Organization Resource Center naming guidelines will be allowed to sell the remainder of their non-compliant marketing materials before April 30, 2021.

Alma mater honors Bonner with leadership award

Kenyon Bonner won an award the Maurice Cleveland Waltersdorf Award from Washington & Jefferson College, his alma mater. Evan Meng | Staff Photographer

By John Hamilton / Assistant News Editor

March 29, 2017

Washington & Jefferson College honored 1994 grad Kenyon Bonner Tuesday night for the leadership he’s displayed in his 13 years at Pitt. Bonner, Pitt’s vice provost and dean of students, received the Maurice Cleveland Waltersdorf Award, given to W&J students and alumni who have the demonstrated ...

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