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SGB provides initiative updates at allocations-heavy meeting

SGB provides initiative updates at allocations-heavy meeting

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

Student Government Board President Zechariah Brown said at Tuesday’s SGB meeting that the board’s student task force on independent student organization names has yet to meet following its formation last week.

SGB provides update on student org task force

SGB provides update on student org task force

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

At its second public meeting of the year Tuesday night, Student Government Board provided an update on a recently announced student task force, as well as several new upcoming initiatives.

SGB to form task force for preserving names of independent student organizations

SGB to form task force for preserving names of independent student organizations

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

September 6, 2019

Following a Friday meeting between members of Student Government Board and Pitt’s Division of Student Affairs, SGB will form a student task force to look into ways for independent student organizations to continue using their current names. Last week, Pitt announced updated Student Organization Resource ...

SORC to block clubs from re-registering next year over updated guidelines

SORC to block clubs from re-registering next year over updated guidelines

By Erica Guthrie and Jon Moss

September 5, 2019

Independent student organizations — which make up 87% of all clubs on campus — will not be allowed to re-register with SORC next fall if they do not comply with updated naming guidelines, the University said.

Opinion | University shouldn’t remove “Pitt,” “Panther” from club names

Opinion | University shouldn’t remove “Pitt,” “Panther” from club names

By Hayden Timmins, Staff Columnist

September 5, 2019

Pitt’s attempt to control every aspect of a club is insulting to the student-run organizations in accordance with Pitt policies and will be devastating to their brands.

SGB discusses upcoming initiatives at first meeting

SGB discusses upcoming initiatives at first meeting

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

Student Government Board kicked off its first meeting of the year Tuesday night.

New guideline may remove “Pitt,” “Panther” from student group names

New guideline may remove “Pitt,” “Panther” from student group names

By Janine Faust and Emily Wolfe

August 30, 2019

Pitt plans to implement guidelines in the future preventing independent student organizations from using University trademarks or wordmarks such as “Pitt” or “Panthers” in their names.

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