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SGB’s priorities for the academic year

SGB’s priorities for the academic year

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer

September 2, 2019

Ahead of the first Student Government Board meeting of the year on Tuesday, this year's members tell the Pitt News their priorities.

Across the board: Meet this year’s student government

Across the board: Meet this year’s student government

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor

July 1, 2019

As a first-year student arriving at Pitt, it can be tricky figuring out exactly what SGB does, or even what it stands for. The answer to the latter is pretty easy: SGB is Pitt’s Student Government Board, the official undergraduate student government organization.

SGB announces new chairs, recaps accomplishments

SGB announces new chairs, recaps accomplishments

By Maureen Hartwell, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

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.

SGB welcomes new members, announces Counseling Center changes

SGB welcomes new members, announces Counseling Center changes

By Maureen Hartwell, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

With the academic year coming to a close, Pitt’s Student Government Board spent its Tuesday meeting passing new legislation and introducing new members for SGB 2019-20.

Campus organizations host first Pride month

Campus organizations host first Pride month

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

Pitt’s campus is home to many LGBTQ+ organizations — Rainbow Alliance, oSTEM and the Gender and Sexuality LLC, to name a few. But until this year, none of those organizations came together for a large-scale project celebrating Pitt’s LGBTQ+ community as a whole.

SGB will vote on sustainability measures

SGB will vote on sustainability measures

By Maureen Hartwell, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

Following a 15-minute board meeting, Pitt Student Government Board held its final town hall of the academic year Tuesday night, facilitating a discussion on sustainability.

Pitt’s first big spring Pride is just around the corner

Pitt’s first big spring Pride is just around the corner

By Emily Wolfe, Assistant News Editor

March 28, 2019

“The LGBTQIA+ community on campus is enormous,” Tabitha Barnes said. “We wanted to make sure that Pride was something everyone could take part in...kind of using the resources that we have to make that happen.”

Pitt Police offer resources at biannual Safety Fair

Pitt Police offer resources at biannual Safety Fair

By Brian Gentry, Assistant News Editor

February 27, 2019

Students walked from table to table at this semester’s biannual Safety Fair, which lasted from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday in the William Pitt Union’s Assembly Room.

SGB to hold runoff election for executive VP spot

SGB to hold runoff election for executive VP spot

By Emily Wolfe, Assistant News Editor

February 26, 2019

There’s one election left before the lineup is completely decided for next year’s Student Government Board. SGB announced Monday the office of executive vice president will be decided by a runoff election between the top two candidates on March 5.

Gallery: 2019 SGB Election

Gallery: 2019 SGB Election

By Hannah Heisler and Thomas Yang

February 20, 2019

Zechariah Brown will serve as president of Pitt’s Student Government Board during the 2019-20 school year, after winning 62 percent of the vote against Albert Tanjaya Tuesday. Brown said he felt “grateful and thankful and overwhelmed” when Katie McLaughlin, chair of SGB’s Elections Committee,...

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