What Does SGA Do?

  1. Advocate for the undergraduate student body to address their needs and concerns. 
  2. Work as a liaison between the students and university administration. 
  3. Achieve both cosmetic and academic improvements on campus to enhance the overall student experience. 
  4. Act as a financial resources for recognized student clubs and organizations. 
  5. Encourage students to be the positive change on campus! 

Goals Accomplished During the 2016-2017 Academic Year

  1. Creation of a Student Alumni Association 
  2. Created additional SGA positions to better represent campus (i.e. addition of a Multicultural and International Affairs Representative, Media & Marketing Representative, among other alterations)
  3. Increased student representation on university committees & meetings with various staff and administration
  4. Contribution to the university Athletic's logo
  5. New "Athlete of the Week" highlighted on social media
  6. #MUPacerPride hashtag for current and prospective student use (events, swag, t-shirt giveaways, etc. to promote this) 
  7. Professionalism Series: Free professional head shots for students, faculty and staff and a Career Services workshop 
  8. SGA meetings all live tweeted at @Marywood_SGA
  9. Renovations for campus: Convertible picnic table benches, couch for the Performing Arts building, re-sanding of the volleyball court, new basketball hoop, kitchen supplies for Madonna kitchen, Game room renovations (electronics, furniture, charging station, gaming equipment)
  10. Better integrate and transition new transfer students and deferred freshmen (newly revamped Transfer Student Orientation sessions) 
  11. Increased collaboration with organizations and departments (i.e. free Car Wash, funding available for RAs, Pep Rally with Athletics, SGA Fan Zones, Spookywood residence hall games & trick-or-treating, University 100 "Get Involved" presentations) 
  12. Group Fitness instructor survey to assess student needs; hiring of new instructors
  13. SGA service work: Thanksgiving Adopt-a-Family, "Day of Caring"

Want us to work on something you feel is important?  Let us know!

Contact us at sga@m.marywood.edu