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SGA votes in new senators

IUS Horizon

October 3, 2011

Two students were made probationary senators for the Student Government Association during their Sept. 22 meeting. Stephon Moore, journalism freshman, and Brandon Smith, secondary education freshman, were voted in as the new probationary senators. “I wanted to help people, make a difference at...

SGA moves bill to emergency status

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September 26, 2011

The Student Government Association started their meeting on Sept. 15 by deciding on a new secretary. Dulguun Otgonsuren, undecided sophomore, was nominated for the position and voted in as the SGA secretary. “I looked over the description, and it’s something I could do,” Otgonsuren said. “I just ...

SGA commemorates 9/11

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September 19, 2011

The Student Government Association started off with a delay to their meeting on Sept. 8, due to some of the senators attending late classes. Matt Owen, political science junior and SGA senate chair, asked other senators to write a directive that would expire at the end of the semester to change t...

SGA discusses new attire

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September 11, 2011

The Student Government Association conducted their first meeting of the semester on Sept. 1 in the University Center North, room 127. Josh Kornberg, communications senior and SGA president, nominated Brian Crider, secondary education sophomore, for the position of internal and external secretary. “[Bryan...

SGA creates new logo

IUS Horizon

August 28, 2011

A new branding campaign was discussed at the Student Government Association’s summer meeting on June 5. SGA President Josh Kornberg explained to other members of the SGA why he felt like the organization needed to be re-branded. “I wanted people to know that we are going to function as a legitim...

Student activity fee includes new programs

IUS Horizon

August 28, 2011

The Student Activity Fee distribution list was released during the summer and serves to outline exactly where students’ collective $827,351 is disbursed. Per the 2011-12 school year, the Student Activity Fee is $5.30 per credit hour, per student. The Student Life Committee — comprised of eight...

Kornberg wins Student Body presidential election

IUS Horizon

March 19, 2011

More students than usual gathered for the weekly Student Government Association meeting on March 17. Many came to hear the results of the SGA and Student Body elections, which had been held from March 14 to March 17. SGA chair Jonathan Moody, psychology junior, announced the results of the elections. Josh Kornberg, communications junior, was elected S...

SGA re-evaluates internal screening committee

IUS Horizon

October 18, 2010

The Student Government Association’s nomination committee introduced a new process for probationary senators during the Oct. 14 meeting. The nomination committee is responsible for screening applicants once they have filled out the application. “We make sure the applicants meet the minimum requirements...

SGA talks about new student waitlist

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September 25, 2010

A new student enrollment waitlist was brought to the Student Government Association meeting on Sept. 23. The waitlist will be introduced in the spring semester. Janice Williams, registrar, brought the new enrollment procedure to the SGA’s attention and explained how the waitlist works. “The waitlist...

SGA fights for posthumous degree

IUS Horizon

August 21, 2010

The IUS Student Government Association took some time off during the summer break, but held a May 20 meeting to discuss an honorary degree for a student who was killed this year. Bethany Burrier, criminal justice sophomore, was killed by a Jeffersonville sanitation truck when it struck her car from...

SGA reviews achievements throughout year

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April 17, 2010

After planning an inauguration event, the Student Government Association discussed what they’ve achieved this year. First, during the Thursday, April 15, meeting, SGA members planned an event for the upcoming inauguration of president-elect, Amanda Denbo, business senior, and her running mate, Tristan...

Denbo defeats Bonsall in SGA President election

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March 22, 2010

After entering the race less than a week before the Student Government Association election, SGA president-elect Amanda Denbo, business senior, officially defeated the presidential incumbent, James Bonsall. Denbo and her running mate, Tristan Williamson, English junior, received 54 percent of the student...