Previous Speaker of the Senate Daniela Pedraja was elected as Student Body president April 4. Read moreStudent Body president steps up to the podium
Angel Hernandez, current Liberal Arts senator and political science freshman, was elected to fill the position and replaces Daniela Pedraja, Student Body president-elect. Read moreSpeaker of the Senate elected during general body meeting
Resolution 23-06 “Removal of E.H. Hereford’s Bust from The UC,” aims to have Hereford’s bust placed in Special Collections and that official communication refers … Read moreResolution to remove E.H. Hereford's namesake and bust reappear during Student Senate meeting
The resolution, “Removal of E.H. Hereford From the UC," was voted on twice because of a miscount of senator attendance. During the second vote, there were eight a… Read moreResolution on renaming University Center fails during Student Senate meeting
Tabled resolutions, continued conversations about constitutional amendments on top of the organization’s agenda for this semester. Read moreStudent Government leadership discusses plan for spring semester
Resolutions to rename the E.H. Hereford Univerisity Center and Woolf Hall will be further discussed next semester. The senate also unanamouslly passed a resolutio… Read moreStudent Senate delays building name changes decision, unanimously passes sustainability resolution
Generations of alumni gathered and reminisced about their time in Student Government during the event, where speakers recognized their achievements in past years. Read moreStudent Government Centennial honors organization’s history
Last semester’s impeachment trials prompt the organization to begin the amendment process.
The Student Senate introduced one resolution and passed two others, which included one that would provide tours of the Smart Hospital for online students and the other to provide a headshot booth for students.
The Q&A style event, Cookies with Cowley, had the university president answer questions on the noisiness of Cooper Street, Latino representation on campus and the renaming of the University Center and Woolf Hall.
The event was held in Brazos Park, where David Nguyen and A’Nyria Harper, Mr. and Ms. UTA, announced the results for Homecoming Court, Student Senate and other positions.
The Student Senate passed two resolutions focused on improvements around campus and introduced two new resolutions, one looks to introduce Hindi and Urdu programs and the other encourages different methods to pay at the College Park Center co…
The two resolutions called for the name change of the University Center and Woolf Hall, citing alleged racist actions for their namesakes. One resolution also calls for the removal of Ernest Hereford’s bust in the UC.
Positions for Homecoming king and queen, Student Senate, UTA Ambassadors and the Student Service Fee Allocation Committee are open. Filing to run costs $10 and can be applied for on UTA’s website.
If passed by Student Senate, the student body will vote in April to increase student union fees to support the renovation.
The Green Fee, which would be implemented if it passes the Senate and a student body vote during the April election, was also discussed during the meeting. If passed, the 3-year fee will be collected from students beginning in fall 2022 to fall 2025.
Resolution 22-01, “U.C. the Need!” proposes raising student union fees to improve the University Center. If passed through the Community Affairs Committee, the Senate will poll students and vote on the resolution.
Many resolutions this academic year had to do with students' day-to-day struggles, Cailtyn Burge, speaker of the senate, said.
Student Government bridges the gap between students and the administration at UTA to help solve problems.
The next general senate meeting will take place Nov. 10, when senators will discuss a resolution to adopt a pass/fail grading system for the spring 2021 semester.
The ballot includes Homecoming king and queen, Student Service Fee Allocation Committee representatives, UTA ambassadors and student senators.
Open positions in Student Governance include Student Body president, Student Body vice president, student senators, Mr. and Ms. UTA, and UTA Ambassadors.
Kinesiology senior Ana-Alycia Juarez said she felt excited when she learned her resolution “We need adequate lactation rooms!” passed Student Senate.
Resolutions concerning abandoned bikes, lactation rooms, apartment lease agreements and selling emergency contraceptive pills on campus were among those passed.
There are open positions in the Legislative Relations and External Relations committees, Student Senate and the Election Supervisory Board.
One resolution called for installing Telemedicine kiosks on campus, while another would add a billing department to the Health Center.
Future restaurants in the College Park District and what happens to abandoned bikes were also discussed.
Akram Abbadi, former College of Business Senator, and Levi Fortune, Election Supervisory Board member, were appointed as justices.
Team registration is $50 and individual registration is $10, and teams will receive shirts and a roll of duct tape to tape their shoes.
“Summer Schoolin,” “Beep Beep! Coming Thru,” and “Who Cut the Cheese?” were among the resolutions considered at the latest general body meeting.
Open positions include student senators, UTA ambassadors, Homecoming king and queen and student service allocation committee representatives.
Students presented concerns regarding inaccuracies in graduation plans and high parking and housing prices.
President Vistasp Karbhari will address the campus community in an hourlong Q&A in which any student can ask questions, in person or via Twitter.
Students had an opportunity to meet their student representatives and learn about how resolutions get passed and the upcoming fall elections.
All areas of the student government will be represented at Greet Your Government, along with a voter registration table.
The prospect of applying to the UT System Board of Regents or the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as a student representative was also discussed.
Applications to join the committee and represent graduate students at UTA close Friday.
There are still student senator vacancies in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, the College of Business, the College of Engineering and the Honors College.
Student Senate confirmed a Supreme Court justice and unanimously moved to adopt a constitutional amendment at the general body meeting on Tuesday.
Student Senate confirmed information systems junior Gavin Mitchell as the new chief of staff Tuesday. The senate also introduced four new resolutions and a constitutional amendment.
Student Senate swore in the Student Body vice president, 13 senators and unanimously confirmed a Supreme Court Judge during its first general body meeting of spring 2019.
Bethany Clinton enters the vice presidency halfway through her term as chief of staff after the resignation of Britney Keza, former student body vice president.
The Student Senate unanimously passed a resolution in the last general body meeting of the fall 2018 semester.