On December 5, 2016, the Rensselaer Union 47th Student Senate passed the following resolution on recent Union developments by a vote of 21-0-0. The resolution read as follows:
Whereas the Rensselaer Union, since its establishment over 126 years ago, has been widely hallmarked for its unique, student-run structure and continues to serve as a source of pride, spirit, and admiration for students, faculty, alumni, administration, and the greater Rensselaer community; and
Whereas the Rensselaer Union remains one of the last student-run student unions in the country; and
Whereas the Rensselaer Unio
There will be a Core Curriculum Revision Discussion on Tuesday, November 15th from 5 pm to 7 pm in Sage 3303. All students are invited to attend to learn more about the proposed changes to the Core Curriculum by the Faculty Senate's Core Curriculum Implementation Committee.
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 email@example.com
There are currently two open seats on the Student Senate: Community Relations Committee Chairperson and Independent Senator. CRC deals with improving relations and participation of members of the RPI community with our surroundings, including local schools, the city of Troy, and others. The Independent Senator is a senator who is not affiliated with any IFC/PanHel organizations on campus. Both nominations according to the Senate bylaws are made by the Grand Marshal, though the choice for Independent Senator will be made in conjunction with the current Independent Senator and senior independent members of the senate. If interested in these positions, please fill out the form at the link attached.
The pilot program for Capital District shuttle service continues for the 2016-17 school year with weekend shuttles taking place on select dates and times, detailed below! The shuttles will run on half hour intervals between the Crossgates Mall and the Rensselaer Union.
As a new addition for this year, signups can occur online via Google Form, which can be found here: https://goo.gl/forms/StO6GX6Jmw1vi6fx1. For any questions, feel free to send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. A full-service online reservation system is in development by the Web Technologies Group and
From the Office of the Grand Marshal and the President of the Union:
Hello members of the Rensselaer Union,
You are likely aware of the current unrest and displeasure among members of the Union over elements of RPI’s Student Life Portfolio restructuring. More specifically the element related to the Director of the Union being supervised by the Assistant Vice President for Student Life/Dean of Students, to whom they previously were a peer.
Late in the spring semester Chip, other student leaders, and I were taking part in an interview training session when we were informed of this change. When reviewing the position description with HR staff we noticed that the Rensselaer Union was placed under the AVP/DoS. After asking questions of the members of Institute HR who were run
My name is Justin Etzine, and I am the chairman of the Student Life Committee this year! This post is to give you an idea of some of the exciting projects that SLC has planned for this year.
SLC focuses on student rights and works to improve the student experience at RPI. This versatile committee collaborates with various student organizations and Rensselaer administration to alleviate student life issues through initiatives and policy discussion.
Our meetings for this semester are held weekly on Tuesdays from 6 to 7 pm in the Student Government Suite, which can be found on the third floor of the Union. Since SLC is an open committee, all students are encouraged to participate. If you feel passionate about student life at RPI or any of the projects detailed below, or if yo
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Last night we had the Class of 2020 handbook approved. You can check it out here
Candidate Info Sessions: September 6-23, 5-6 pm in the Student Government Suite (3rd floor of the Union)
Campaigning starts: September 6
Final Elections: October 4