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SGB announces new chairs, recaps accomplishments

SGB announces new chairs, recaps accomplishments

By Maureen Hartwell, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019


Filed under News, Student Government, Top Stories

On Tuesday night at its final meeting of the academic year, Pitt Student Government Board shared memories of late nights in the office and members falling asleep during meetings.

Schedule preview for Women’s Empowerment Week

Schedule preview for Women’s Empowerment Week

By Maureen Hartwell, Staff Writer

March 17, 2019


Filed under 2. Featured, Campus, News

Hosted by the Student Government Board, WE Week 2019 begins Monday, March 18, and ends Saturday, March 23.

Polar vortex continues into Thursday, Pitt remains open

Polar vortex continues into Thursday, Pitt remains open

By Joanna Li, News Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

The University cancelled classes on Wednesday, but the petitions continue to circulate as students urge Gallagher to cancel classes on Thursday as well.

SGB closes in on election season

SGB closes in on election season

By Emily Wolfe, Assistant News Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under 2. Featured, News, Student Government

With just over a month left before Pitt students elect nine of their peers to the 2019-2020 Student Government Board, the list of candidates will soon be official. This year, candidates will be offered financial assistance to fulfill their campaign finances.

Fourth annual leadership retreat teaches women’s empowerment

Fourth annual leadership retreat teaches women’s empowerment

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Ninety female undergraduate students will gather at Oglebay Resort on Saturday in Wheeling, West Virginia, for the third annual Pitt Women’s Leadership Experience. Over the course of two days, the participants, who were selected in October, will hear from speakers, connect with one another and enhance their leadership skills.

Get to Know Your Government: Introducing SGB

Get to Know Your Government: Introducing SGB

By Madeline Gavatorta | Staff Writer

May 30, 2018


Filed under News, Student Government

Most students can’t speak one-on-one with administration to discuss issues most important to them or muster up enough support from the student body to get administration’s attention. This is where the Student Government Board comes in to help. From pressuring Pennsylvania’s elected officials to pass a sta...

SGB President Maggie Kennedy is ready for the year ahead

SGB President Maggie Kennedy is ready for the year ahead

By Grant Burgman | News Editor

May 30, 2018


Filed under News, Student Government

Maggie Kennedy has hardly had a chance to relax since winning Pitt’s Student Government Board election in February. Kennedy, a senior political science and communication rhetoric double major at Pitt, has spent most of her time over the last three months meeting with University officials and Studen...

Editorial: The Pitt News endorses Maggie Kennedy for Student Government Board President

Editorial: The Pitt News endorses Maggie Kennedy for Student Government Board President

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 19, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Top Stories

Candidates for the position of Student Government Board president run campaigns every year, requiring them to sit down with any number of student organizations, clubs and social groups and explain their case. With election day right around the corner, this year’s two candidates met with one more gr...

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