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Bank account program for student orgs pushed to fall

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer April 10, 2022
Student Government Board planned to run a pilot program this spring to provide student organizations with private bank accounts at PNC Bank, but the program was yet again pushed back and is hopefully launching in fall 2022.
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Floyd demotion, Temmallo resignation shake SGB as elections near

By Rebecca Johnson, Jon Moss, and Betul Tuncer February 28, 2022
The Friday demotion of Student Government Board member Danielle Floyd from her position as vice president for initiatives, and board member Daniel Temmallo’s Saturday night resignation, shook the organization as its Tuesday elections neared.
Provost Ann Cudd, left, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher and Senate Council President Robin Kear at Wednesday’s Senate Council meeting.

Senate council discusses COVID-19 regulations for spring break, passes two policies

By Alexandra DeRubeis, For The Pitt News February 25, 2022

With spring break quickly approaching and COVID-19 cases on campus dropping, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said Pitt will follow the same guidelines as it did over Thanksgiving break. Pitt will require...

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‘Historic’: LGBTQIA+ task force reflects on new community-specific position

By Abby Cardilli, Staff Writer January 21, 2022
The posting for a new Coordinator of Belonging and Inclusion in the Division of Student Affairs this month, was proposed by the LGBTQIA+ task force along with a report last spring detailing current available resources for the LGBTQ+ community at Pitt
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting on Zoom.

SGB discusses upcoming election, approves task force charters

By Kiera Ledermann, Senior Staff Writer January 19, 2022
Student Government Board approved two task force charters and outlined its plans for the semester on Tuesday night at its first spring meeting.
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.
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.
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]
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