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USGA Treasurer and President Candidates Debate

USGA Treasurer and President Candidates Debate

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

February 22, 2019

The Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) hosted the first round of their debates on Wednesday, Feb. 13 in the Henry C. Lee building. Candidates for USGA treasurer and president were given a chance to answer questions about what qualified them for the position and to share their platform wit...

A Fresh Look at Getting Involved

A Fresh Look at Getting Involved

Victoria Cagley, Contributing Writer

September 5, 2018

Senior business management major Olivia Acevedo has a lot in store for herself and the campus community for the upcoming academic year. The Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) has a new position this year,coordinator of inclusion and campus relations (CICR). The position was designed to br...

USGA President: Putting the U in USGA

USGA President: Putting the U in USGA

Nicolette Angelli and Olivia Wong

February 25, 2018

The most exciting thing we have going on right now are elections for USGA President and USGA Treasurer for the 2018-2019 academic year!  Voting takes place on Charger Connection and will begin on Monday 2/26 and end just before noon on Thursday 3/1.  USGA Legislation and Elections Committee will be...

USGA President: Elections Coming Up

USGA President: Elections Coming Up

Nicolette Angelli, USGA President

January 29, 2018

Welcome Back Chargers! I'm reaching out in reference to the currently available application for Undergraduate Student Government Association President, Treasurer, and Senator on Charger Connection for 2018-2019.  This form can be located on USGA's Charger Connection page under Forms, or at the li...

USGA Signs on to Letter Asking DeVos to Reconsider Title IX Changes

USGA Signs on to Letter Asking DeVos to Reconsider Title IX Changes

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

December 7, 2017

The Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) at the University of New Haven is signing a letter expressing concern over proposed revisions to Title IX guidelines for universities. The letter, which is addressed to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, has already been signed by over 200 student ...

USGA Pulls Back on Proposed Changes

USGA Pulls Back on Proposed Changes

Everett Bishop, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2017

Last week, the concerns and criticisms of several senators of the University Student Government Association (USGA) were expressed in a debate over whether or not to add the position of vice president of programming and campus relations to the USGA’s constitution. The new vice president would be in char...

USGA Gets Pushback on Proposed Changes

USGA Gets Pushback on Proposed Changes

Everett Bishop, Contributing Writer

October 9, 2017

A new proposal brought forward to the university’s Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) has the potential of creating an entirely new position within the student government. If the proposal is passed, USGA’s constitution will recognize the Vice President of Programming and Campus Relat...

USGA Aims to Improve Student Voting

USGA Aims to Improve Student Voting

Sarah Dematteis, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

Earlier this week, the University of New Haven Class of 2019 and Class of 2021 wrapped up their elections process that included applications, campaigning, and what used to be the ever dreaded means of voting. Before this semester, the voting ballot was sent out in an email to all university students....

USGA President Encourages Students to Voice Concerns

USGA President Encourages Students to Voice Concerns

Nicolette Angelli, USGA President

September 27, 2017

This message is in response to an article on the “UNH Memes” Facebook page: I think it is awesome that a student took the initiative to build a community around relatable humor that all of us Chargers understand. I think this is a fantastic outlook to bring students together but when it comes ...

USGA Instates G.U.I.D.E. Program to Aid Freshmen with Transition

USGA Instates G.U.I.D.E. Program to Aid Freshmen with Transition

Justin Cella, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2017

The Getting Undergraduates Involved Development and Experience Program began this year as a new mentorship program under the Undergraduate Student Government Association. G.U.I.D.E. connects first-year students to create meaningful mentorship relationships with upperclassmen. This mentorship helps ease...

Candidates Debate for Treasurer, Get Ready for Votes

Candidates Debate for Treasurer, Get Ready for Votes

AJ Greene, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2017

On Tuesday, September 12, the USGA Treasurer debates took place in Gehring Hall, between President of ELITE Step Team Zanaiya Léon, and USGA Senator Gabriella Palmeri. Moderated by USGA President Nicolette Angelli, the questions included their personal qualifications for being treasurer, as well as how the...

Student Events Go Mobile With New App

Student Events Go Mobile With New App

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

September 12, 2017

New this year, Campus Labs, the company used by the University for Charger Connection, has produced an app that allows students to take their events and itineraries with them. The app, Corq, provides students with a mobile-friendly form of Charger Connection, complete with lists of events, RSOs, and ...

USGA Looks For New Treasurer and Class Officers

USGA Looks For New Treasurer and Class Officers

Christina Genovese, Community Engagement Editor

September 10, 2017

Election season is underway at the University of New Haven. The Undergraduate Student Government Association is in the process of electing a treasurer. In addition, the Class of 2019 and the Class of 2021 need to elect officers to their executive boards. “I am running for USGA Treasurer because o...

President’s Corner with USGA President Nicolette

President’s Corner with USGA President Nicolette

Nicolette Angelli, USGA President

September 6, 2017

Hello Humans! Welcome back to another year here at the University of New Haven and welcome home class of 2021! I hope you all had a great first week of classes. I can not wait to see what the 2017-18 academic year has in store for us, Chargers! I hope to see you all get involved and make the most...

SCOPE and USGA Celebrate 21 Years

SCOPE and USGA Celebrate 21 Years

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

Since starting up on campus in 1996, both SCOPE and USGA have grown immensely. On Thursday April 27th, both organizations celebrated their 21st birthday in the Bixler/Gerber quad. Twenty-one years ago Day Student Government split up, and became SCOPE and USGA. “We thought it would be a really...

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