Topic: Student Government

UCS created two first-year positions for its Management Board. Election results were announced Thursday night.

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First-years Nam, Ruzicka elected to UCS

September 20, 2019 0 comments

Joon Nam ’23 and Zane Ruzicka ’23 were elected to serve on the Undergraduate Council of Students as its inaugural first-year representatives, UCS Elections Board Member Jackson Kealey ’21 announced on the steps of the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center last night.

UCS Vice President and President-elect William Zhou ’20 presented an amendement that would combine two UCS leadership positions.

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UCS amends bylaws, supports Disability Justice at Brown

April 11, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students unanimously passed an amendment adjusting its bylaws for its chair of appointments position, debated merging roles on its management and executive boards…

The Undergraduate Council of Students heard from SHARE Advocates and learned about proposed changes to the Code of Student Conduct at its Wednesday meeting.

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UCS hears proposed changes to code of conduct

April 4, 2019 0 comments

At their Wednesday evening general body meeting, the Undergraduate Council of Students heard a presentation from SHARE and received information about recommended changes to the Code of Student Conduct.

GSC’s third meeting  included the selection of commencement speakers and the presentation of proposed updates to the code of conduct.

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GSC chooses commencement speakers

April 4, 2019 0 comments

The Graduate Student Council convened its third meeting of the semester, in which it elected a new Chair of Technology, selected commencement speakers and discussed proposed updates to the Code of Student Conduct with Yolanda Castillo-Appollonio…

Garcia ‘20.5, Lee ‘20 and Zhou ‘20 are the candidates for UCS president. Garcia focuses on diversity and inclusion, Lee advocates for improvements in students’ day-to-day lives, Zhou urges for accountability and transparency.

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UCS candidates discuss platforms as polls open

March 19, 2019 3 comments

Polls open today at noon for the Undergraduate Council of Students elections. Vanessa Garcia ’20.5, Melissa Lee ’20 and William Zhou ’20 are in the race for the presidency, while Alex Song ’20 and Jason Carroll ’21 vie for the vice presidency.

Candidates Julian De Georgia '20 (left) and Alesandro Walker ‘20 (right) will face off for the position of UFB Chair in elections beginning today.

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Candidates compete for Undergraduate Finance Board Chair, Vice Chair

March 19, 2019 0 comments

Julian De Georgia ’20 and Alesandro Walker ’20 face off in the race for Undergraduate Finance Board chair as voting begins today at noon. UFB at-large members Phillip Champagne ’21, Peter Deegan ’21 and Fatoumata Kabba ’22 compete for the vice chair position.

Undergraduate Council of Students, Undergraduate Finance Board candidates kick off election season

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Undergraduate Council of Students, Undergraduate Finance Board candidates kick off election season

March 1, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students elections board held three information sessions this week for prospective candidates for UCS and Undergraduate Finance Board positions, marking the beginning of the UCS and UFB spring election process.

Pelsinger ’20: My time at UCS

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Pelsinger ’20: My time at UCS

February 5, 2019 0 comments

Serving as the Vice President of Brown’s Undergraduate Council of Students has been a joy and a privilege — one I will never forget. This semester I have a class, “AFRI 1030: Contesting the Carceral State,” that conflicts with UCS general body meetings and could not be accommodated logistically.

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UCS considers peer, administrative mediation initiatives

October 31, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students discussed a social justice mediation and facilitation program and heard from University ombudsperson Ruthy Kohorn Rosenberg at its general body meeting Wednesday night.

The Undergraduate Finance Board has created a new website as part of its initiative to increase transparency. UFB is responsible for allocating $2 million to around 250 student groups each year.

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UFB launches transparency campaign

September 11, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Finance Board will work this semester to make their operations more transparent through a new website, quarterly budget reports and a call for student feedback, said UFB Chair Lisa Schold ’19 and Vice Chair Julian De Georgia ’20 in an interview with The Herald.