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Student Government Board at its weekly meeting on Zoom.

SGB discusses upcoming election, approves task force charters

By Kiera Ledermann, Senior Staff Writer 12:14 am
Student Government Board approved two task force charters and outlined its plans for the semester on Tuesday night at its first spring meeting.
Thrive @ Pitt was recently launched by the Campus Well-Being Consortium to connect students to well-being resources.

Thrive @ Pitt website aims to connect students with well-being resources

By Kiera Ledermann, Senior Staff Writer December 9, 2021
The Campus Well-Being Consortium recently launched Thrive @ Pitt to connect students to well-being resources. According to Danielle Floyd, the tool was inspired by the “disconnect” between students and resources to support their well-being.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordy’s Place on Tuesday evening.

SGB discusses COVID-19 vaccines, fall spending

By Kiera Ledermann, Staff Writer December 8, 2021
Harshitha Ramanan opened Student Government board’s last public meeting of the fall semester by reminding students that COVID-19 booster shots and flu vaccinations are available at the Pitt CoVax clinic and the Student Health Center.
Carla Panzella, the dean of students, speaks at Student Government Board’s weekly meeting in Nordy’s Place on Tuesday evening.

SGB hosts Dean Panzella, discusses dining and diversity and inclusion grant

By Kiera Ledermann, Staff Writer December 1, 2021
At Student Government Board’s weekly public meeting, Carla Panzella said she is “pleasantly surprised” by the Pitt community’s willingness to work hard to address tough challenges, such as sexual assault and student wellness.
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.
From left, Patrick Gallagher, chancellor, Robin Kear, Senate Council president and Kris Kanthak, Senate Council vice president at a meeting in 2700 Posvar hall on Thursday.

Senate Council discusses blanket incident, campus safety

By Allison Radziwon, Staff Writer November 11, 2021
Pitt’s Senate Council held its monthly meeting on Thursday afternoon both in person at Posvar Hall and on Zoom. The council spent much of the meeting discussing a recent blanket incident near campus and safety concerns.
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]
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.
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