Tag Archives: SGA

SGA Election Results: Hoffmeister For the Win

Public higher education funding is declining, student debt is soaring, and U.S. competitiveness in the global economy is narrowing, but do not be alarmed. Help is underway.   As of last Thursday, April April 5, Seth Hoffmeister and Shantanu Pai have been pronounced the winners of the Student Government Association’s presidential and vice-presidential elections, giving students at the University of ... Read More »

SGA and Farmshed Provide Students Hands-On Experience Opportunities

Thanks to funding from the UWSP Student Government Association, Central Rivers Farmshed is able to offer a handful of paid positions for assistance establishing The Greenhouse Project. The positions include such titles as volunteer coordinator, website developer and content manager and compost assistant.   Sam Dvorak, environmental and sustainability issues director and Biology major, attended a tour of Sorenson’s Greenhouse ... Read More »

SGA Presidential Debate Held Tuesday Night

In the final week of SGA candidate campaigning, a debate was held Tuesday night in the Encore Theater for the two opposing parties to discuss their stances and answer questions presented by the student body. Moderated by Crystal Laabs, the debate revealed that both Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates share many of the same goals and outlooks on what needs ... Read More »

SGA Elections to be Held Soon

The time has come for new Student Government Association members to step forward and take the lead of the student body. In this year’s election Juan-Diego Hernandez will be running for president with Vince Hucek for vice president against Seth Hoffmeister for president with Shantanu Pai for vice president. Both parties, with unique strategies, plan to initiate their campaign with ... Read More »

Scholarships Now Offered by SGA

The Student Government Association here at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point is giving away a combined total of $70,000 in scholarships for the next academic year. Of this money, $30,000 will be offered to returning students and $40,000 to incoming freshman. Individual awards will be between $500-$1,000.   This money comes from an account through US Bank. According ... Read More »

Students Reject Pointer Compact by 2:1, SGA survey says

Of the total 1,000 students who voted in the Student Government Association (SGA) survey about the differential tuition proposal, 39 percent, or 392 students, said “no” when asked if they supported the Pointer Compact. The Compact would raise tuition to University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point students by $648 annually for campus operations, an increase above the UW Board of ... Read More »