Senate Meeting – Monday, April 17

On Monday, the Senate will be meeting in the Shelnutt Gallery in the Union (RU 3606) at 8 pm. This meeting will include discussions and votes on: The appointments for the Cabinet of the 48th Student Senate are: The full agenda can be found here!…

Senate Appointed Positions Open Call & First Senate Meeting

If you're interested in getting involved with Senate through an appointed officer position, I highly recommend you apply! With GM Week now over, all of the officer positions are open, and, contrary to popular belief, they do not require prior Senate experience! If you're interested, please fill out this Google form. Interviews will be occurring on a rolling basis, with appointments to be made within the next two weeks. Additionally, the first Senate meeting of the term will take place tomorrow (Monday, April 10, 2017) at 8 pm in the Shelnutt Gallery (RU 3606). Please feel free to stop by!…

Interested in Running for a Student Government Position?

If you are interested in running for a Student Government position, please refer to the Elections Schedule below. If you have any further questions, visit the RPI Box Repository for the 2017 Grand Marshal Week Handbook or e-mail RnE at rne@rpi.edu! Elections Schedule:
February 27th at 6pm: Begin Campaigning
Information Sessions (weekdays from February 27th to March 29th, not including Spring Break):
Monday: 6-7pm…

Take the Senate Survey!

Every year, the Student Senate puts together a survey to gather student input. To get your voice heard, take the survey here: https://surveys.union.rpi.edu!…

Senate Meeting 2/13/17: Formal Snow Day Policy Petition and Resolution

Last night, the Senate heard a presentation about the Formal Snow Day Policy [1] petition and unanimously passed a resolution in regards to the situation. The resolution reads as follows: WHEREAS the Rensselaer community received an email from the administration at 8:08 p.m. on Sunday, February 12, that stated, “The 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. classes are cancelled on the Troy Campus, and normal class schedule will begin at 12 noon on Monday;” and WHEREAS the Rensselaer community received another email at approximately 7 a.m. on Monday, February 13, that stated, “On Monday, February 13, 2017, the Rensselaer Troy and Hartford campuses are open for business with normal class schedules on both campuses;” and
WHERE…

Senate Meeting: Activity Fee & UAR

If you are interested in hearing more about the Union Activity Fee and the Union Annual Report (UAR), stop by the Shellnut Gallery (Union 3606) for the Senate meeting tomorrow at 8 P.M. to learn more!…

Open Call for Communications Committee Chair

The Student Government Communications Committee is a joint committee between the Student Senate and Union Executive Board.  It is tasked with promoting the initiatives and activities of the Senate and Eboard.  The chair is tasked with orginizing and directing weekly committee meetings and attending Senate Administrative Group Meetings with other committee chairs and the Grand Marshal.  If interested in the position, or if you'd like more information, please contact the Grand Marshal, Paul Ilori at gm@rpi.edu…

Help provide feedback to the Counseling Center through an anonymous survey from the Senate Student Life Committee

The Counseling Center subcommittee of the Student Life Committee has compiled a short survey to gather larger student sentiment towards the mental health facilities at Rensselaer. This brief survey aims to gather student opinions on the quality of care and the ease of access of counseling at RPI. To take the survey, visit ccsurvey.union.rpi.edu! Can't log in? If a person would like to take the survey and does not have an active RCS ID, they may contact Subcommittee Head Nathan Dorer at dorern@rpi.edu to gain a temporary login for…

Elections Policy Review Committee Chair Open Call

The Elections Policy Review Committee is an ad hoc senate committee tasked with reviewing the election operation and oversight policies contained in the Senate bylaws and the operational procedures used by the Rules and Elections Committee.  The committee is tasked with presenting its findings, and any suggested to the revisions the senate bylaws to reflect these recommendations to the senate. For more information or to apply to the position, please contact the Grand Marshal Paul Ilori at gm@rpi.edu