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Frank Burns elected SGA president

Frank Burns, president of the Theta Beta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, has been elected SGA president for the 2017-2018 school year. He is the first member of National Pan-Hellenic Council to win this seat. Burns also is the third African-American to become SGA President. The first was alumna Camille ...

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Sen. Rebecca Jacks introduces SGA dress code

Sen. Rebecca Jacks introduced Act No. 16, which would mandate uniforms for all SGA members, during the SGA meeting on Wednesday, March 29. Uniforms would include SGA-issued black polos and khakis. The act also specifies the color of belt required. The bill was introduced with immediate request for retraction from ...

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SGA sees historically low number of applicants

Senators voted overwhelmingly to extend SGA elections after receiving only 13 applications for various positions. Dean of Students Gregory Singleton commented on the poor showing. “I have been here 10 years,” Singleton said. “This is the lowest amount of applicants we’ve ever had in 10 years. Ever. For any election. ...

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SGA votes to add surveillance cameras to student housing

SGA voted in unanimous support of Sen. Jaden Davidson’s Resolution No. 31, which calls for the installation of additional surveillance cameras at Blount, Sevier and Harvill residence halls, during their meeting on Wednesday, March 15. Davidson said he authored the legislation in reaction to cases of theft and vandalism outside ...

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SGA Debates U.S. Founding Documents

Sen. Eric Powell’s controversial Res. No. 28 caused heated debates at the March 1 SGA meeting, and ultimately, the promise of a veto from President Ryan Honea, who described the legislation as “insulting” in its current form. The meeting involved one of the most heated exchanges among senators this semester. ...

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SGA previews new OneStop design

SGA meeting attendees were given a preview of the upcoming APSU OneStop redesign. SGA members were able to ask questions about the new design of the APSU directory site and witness the new functionalities. ERP Systems Administrator Austin Siders focused on the new mobile capabilities of the site. Siders said ...

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