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Penland and Jones elected SGA president and vice president

Michaela Jones (left) and Adam Penland (right) ran on the same ticket for SGA president and vice president unopposed.
April 11, 2019

Student Government Association (SGA) announced March 27 that Adam Penland will serve as SGA president for a second term. Junior Michaela Jones was elected vice president. “I ran again because there...

SGA undecided on amendment that would require informing student body of election qualifications

SGA undecided on amendment that would require informing student body of election qualifications
March 27, 2019

The Student Government Association (SGA) heard a proposal for a bylaw amendment March 25 that would require the Public Relations & Elections Committee (PRE) to advertise election qualifications to...

SGA in talks to reopen election qualifications

SGA in talks to reopen election qualifications
March 21, 2019

The Student Government Association (SGA) is considering reopening qualifications for the presidential elections after only one ticket emerged on the initial deadline March 13. Sophomore Class President...

SGA announces 24-hour library space, approves new club and grants first seed money request

SGA announces 24-hour library space, approves new club and grants first seed money request
March 18, 2019

Updates to Tarver Library The Student Government Association (SGA) announced in an open meeting March 11 that construction is underway in Tarver Library to provide more 24-hour study space for students. Junior...

SGA passes amendment regarding student organization funding, approves two new clubs

SGA passes amendment regarding student organization funding, approves two new clubs
March 2, 2019

Mercer University’s Student Government Association (SGA) voted Feb. 25 to adopt an amendment to their Constitution that would set up a seed money fund for new campus organizations recognized during the...

New SGA senators take office following January special election

January 30, 2019

Four people were elected to serve on the Student Government Association (SGA) in a special election Jan. 24 and 25. Senior Nigel D’Souza and Juniors Sarai Mapp, Caylen Johnson and Peri...

SGA discusses plans to update printing payment system in Tarver Library

SGA discusses new business. Photo by Elizabeth Tammi.
November 5, 2018

The Student Government Association (SGA) approved Bear Grants for several student organizations by unanimous consent Oct. 15, including the Aces Up Card Club, Bear it Naturally and the Public Heart Coalition....

SGA discusses new initiative to grow international student population on campus

Student organizations representatives come to the SGA senate meeting. Photo by Jenna Eason.
October 29, 2018

Two speakers from the Mercer Atlanta campus attended the Student Government Association (SGA) meeting Oct. 22 to talk about a new initiative to bring international students to Mercer in the coming years....

SGA addresses student organization concerns, prepares to provide funding

Photo by Jenna Eason.
October 5, 2018

The Student Government Association (SGA) responded to feedback from campus organizations at the Senate meeting Oct. 1. They discussed the initial results of the new campus outreach program designed...

SGA approves five new student organizations

SGA discusses new business. Photo by Elizabeth Tammi.
October 2, 2018

Mercer University’s Student Government Association (SGA) recognized five new student groups as official campus organizations Sept. 24. Be The Light Be The Light is a volunteer tutoring program...

SGA announces summer projects, plans for the year at first Senate meeting of the semester

SGA has plans for the year ahead. Photo by Jenna Eason.
September 16, 2018

The Mercer University Student Government Association (SGA) reconvened Monday and announced summer projects responding to student concerns from last year as well as plans for the upcoming semester. New...

SGA President and Vice President planning to do exactly as they promised

Adam Penland and Shruthi Vikraman's election platform included getting more funding for student organizations, making student government more transparent and fixing problems with course registration. Photo by Vikraman Lokasundaram.
August 22, 2018

The Student Government Association wants to welcome students back with answers and results. Junior Adam Penland and Senior Shruthi Vikraman will serve as SGA President and Vice President for this...

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