Topic: UFB

Fund provides students aid for event, food costs

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Fund provides students aid for event, food costs

September 25, 2019 0 comments

Students can now receive financial assistance to cover tickets to student-run events and food at off-campus conferences through the Event Assistance Fund, which the Undergraduate Finance Board launched as a pilot last spring.

William Zhou ’20 (right) was elected UCS president Thursday night with 50.1 percent of the vote. Zhou currently serves as UCS vice president.

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Zhou ’20 elected UCS president

March 22, 2019 0 comments

William Zhou ’20 was elected president of the Undergraduate Council of Students and Julian De Georgia ’20 was chosen as chair of the Undergraduate Finance Board in this year’s elections.

Candidates for positions on the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Undergraduate Finance Board debated topics such as transparency and campus engagement Sunday night.

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UCS, UFB candidates debate ahead of elections

March 18, 2019 0 comments

Candidates for top positions on the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Undergraduate Finance Board addressed topics including representation and inclusivity, transparency, campus engagement and the Brown Divest campaign during a debate Sunday night.

UCS, UFB candidates announced

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UCS, UFB candidates announced

March 11, 2019 0 comments

Vanessa Garcia ’20.5, Melissa Lee ’20 and William Zhou ’20 are running for president of the Undergraduate Council of Students in this year’s UCS and Undergraduate Finance Board elections. Chair of Student Activities Alex Song ’20 and Appointments Chair Jason Carroll ’21 are in the race for UCS Vice President.

UCS organizes harm prevention trainings

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UCS organizes harm prevention trainings

February 4, 2019 0 comments

After passing the Campus of Consent Bill two years ago and making several revisions since, the Undergraduate Council of Students offered pilot trainings this fall that address harm prevention for representatives of Category III student groups.

UCS offers free airport shuttles to U. students over breaks

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UCS offers free airport shuttles to U. students over breaks

January 24, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students offered free shuttle rides to T.F. Green Airport for Thanksgiving and winter breaks and hopes to work with University administrators to make the shuttles a service for future breaks.

Undergraduate Finance Board releases budget

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Undergraduate Finance Board releases budget

November 26, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Finance Board published its first budget report Nov. 21, which provided an overview of how it expects to allocate approximately $2.2 million dollars in the 2018-19 academic year.

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.

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UFB hopes to fill four open positions

April 25, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Finance Board will seek to fill four open at-large representative positions in the fall semester through special elections, said incoming vice chair of the board Julian De Georgia ’20.

Co-chairs of the UCS elections board Katherine Barry ’19 (left) and Kathryn Stack ’19 (right) announced the results of the election Thursday night.

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Tahir ’19 elected next UCS president

March 23, 2018 0 comments

​​Shanzé Tahir ’19 was elected the next president of the Undergraduate Council of Students and Camila Pelsinger ’20 was elected the next vice president, announced co-chairs of the UCS election board Katherine Barry ’19 and Kathryn Stack ’19 Thursday night on the steps of the Stephen Roberts ’62 Campus Center.