SGA Vice President Macy Thompson to leave position spring semester

SGA Vice President Macy Thompson to leave position spring semester

SGA Vice President Macy Thompson announced she will be stepping down from her position next semester at the beginning of Monday’s biweekly meeting. Thompson — who was recently accepted into the Belmont West program in Los Angeles — will be pursuing her studies in California for the spring semester. The […]

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Who We Are: A letter from SGA Vice President Macy Thompson

Who We Are: A letter from SGA Vice President Macy Thompson

“Our SGA team is here to help you, the student body, make a difference on campus. We are not the only ones who have the ability to make a change.” Whether you know it or not, most of you have probably been to an event that SGA has either sponsored, […]

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DACA event plans, grant petitions discussed during SGA meeting Monday

DACA event plans, grant petitions discussed during SGA meeting Monday

Belmont SGA announced its plans to host a DACA awareness event and discussed grant petition deadlines during the first meeting back from fall break. President of Hope Council Reena Patel is helping SGA members plan an informative event about DACA students in the Belmont community, and Belmont instructor Jose Gonzales […]

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SGA passes first pieces of legislation in Monday meeting

SGA passes first pieces of legislation in Monday meeting

Belmont SGA passed its first legislation of the year in its first meeting back from the American Student Government Association conference, and started talks of reevaluating the SGA constitution. The two pieces of legislation both concerned on-campus housing — the firstfocused on installing a Brita water filter in the Horrell […]

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SGA’s largest expenditures grant petitions and ASGA conference trip

SGA’s largest expenditures grant petitions and ASGA conference trip

Grant petitions and a student government conference trip to Washington, D.C. are two of Belmont SGA’s largest expenses in its $75,000 budget passed during its first open meeting of the semester. Belmont’s Student Government Association has $46,000 to spend in grant petitions — $1,000 less than last year’s budget, according […]

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SGA meeting focuses on hurricane relief, DACA plans

SGA meeting focuses on hurricane relief, DACA plans

In the midst of hurricane season and President Donald Trump’s DACA decision, Belmont SGA is planning to do what it can to help. SGA President Shania Jones announced at Monday night’s SGA meeting that she’s creating a temporary “pressing issues committee” to raise funds for hurricane victims and offer support […]

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Food drive plan, new budget focus of first SGA meeting

Food drive plan, new budget focus of first SGA meeting

The first Belmont Student Government Association meeting of the school year got off to a busy start Monday night, focusing on the annual budget approval and a plan for a Belmont-operated food drive. The first vote of the school year was to approve the new $75,000 budget. SGA is planning […]

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Meet your new SGA President and Vice President

Meet your new SGA President and Vice President

Shania Jones joined Belmont’s Student Government Association within the first week of being on campus her freshman year, because she wanted to make a difference. Three years later, she is gearing up to do just that as SGA’s newest president. “This year is going to be awesome,” Jones says from […]

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Bruin Beats: SGA President Chris Dickerson

Bruin Beats: SGA President Chris Dickerson

The Vision has teamed up with leaders from organizations across campus to bring you weekly Spotify playlists from students and staff. For our fourth installment, Student Government Association President Chris Dickerson shared 10 of his favorite songs with the Vision. Dickerson explains his playlist selections below.  On May 6, I […]

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SGA President Chris Dickerson responds to counseling cuts

SGA President Chris Dickerson responds to counseling cuts

Belmont University Student Government Association President Chris Dickerson said he “must respectfully disagree” with Belmont’s decision to eliminate nearly half the staff of Counseling Services. “It’s not appropriate now, before finals, it’s not appropriate at the beginning of the year when new students are adjusting to this new life, it’s […]

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SGA brings back Coffee and Conversations, addresses student concerns

SGA brings back Coffee and Conversations, addresses student concerns

On Wednesday morning, the Student Government Association served up free coffee with a slice of opportunity for students to air grievances. As an installation of their recurring program, Coffee and Conversation, SGA members manned tables in high traffic locations around campus, including the Beaman and the lobby of Massey. Truthfully, […]

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Student Government Association president publishes open letter addressing transparency

Student Government Association president publishes open letter addressing transparency

Belmont University’s Student Government Association President Chris Dickerson published an open letter,“I’m Tired of Being Tired,” Wednesday night addressing several key issues popular among Belmont students. “Do you get tired of saying that we need to put a cap on the growth of the student body yet we keep getting […]

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