Sworn in to SGA
Ali Clark Collegio Reporter
Student Government Association discussed its annual community service project at its meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 7. Senators will be participating a highway cleanup where they will clean a two-mile section of Highway 126 they adopted this year. Afterwards, they will have their annual retreat that lets members get acquainted with each other in addition to receiving training and learning proper SGA procedures. Vice President Austin Osborn encouraged new senators to come
“The day will be full of basic how to be a senator information,” Osborn said.
Pitt Points, a new program created by SGA, will be launched this weekend at the first home football game vs. Emporia State University. A Bulk-E will be sent today regarding the program and information will also be
posted on the athletics web site. There will be a table with a banner at the game to promote the new program.
“They're trying to get an insert put in the program about it,” said Osborn, “There will be more as the program continues to develop.”
Sen. Thomas Gregory updated the association about the committee for a smoke-free campus. They will be campaigning in November, promoting the “Great American Smoke Out” on Nov. 17. This event was created by the American Cancer Society and is annually celebrated across the nation, encouraging smokers to choose this day to make a plan to quit.
“We think it's a great day to kind of mark our campaign to make this campus smoke free, which hopefully we'll have done by the end of May,” Gregory said.
SGA swore in 12 new senators into office during the meeting.