New board chair strives to increase College recognition

October 14, 2003 Mike Hartman 0

The College named Pat Rado as the new chair of the Board of Trustees (BOT). Rado served as a trustee for the last four years and brings an energetic and inspiring view with her to the College.

“I became chair as what seemed like a natural evolution of my role in the last four years as a Trustee,” Rado said. […]

OSCO provides Green Hall lockers for commuters

October 14, 2003 Sean Marotta 0

The Off-Campus Student Organization (OCSO) held a locker drive in the Brower Student Center on Tuesday, Oct. 7, and Thursday, Oct. 9.

The locker drive is an attempt to help off-campus students whose daily schedules are complicated by the construction near commuter Lots 6 and 6B, Dhruvin Patel, vice president of Information Technology for OCSO, said. […]

Sodexho resurrects Carte Blanche to provide student options

October 7, 2003 Michael Shelichach 0

Sodexho will be experimenting with the Carte Blanche system again this semester, according to senator at large Brian Mulvihill. Sodexho will be meeting SGA representatives to discuss students’ opinions of last semester’s Carte Blanche trial.

Vice President of Student Services Sara Potter is planning for two SGA fundraisers that will take place at the end of the semester. […]

Cop Shop

October 7, 2003 Heather Altz 0

On Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 12:25 a.m., Campus Police was sent to investigate a purse snatching on the upper level of Lot 12.

The owner said she had placed her purse on the trunk of her car, and walked approximately 20 to 25 feet toward the parking gate to help her friend carry some items. […]

Finance director adds appropriations updates to weekly meetings

October 7, 2003 Donna Kardos 0

SFB director of finance, Jennyfer Nesci, will now provide the board with an appropriation update at the beginning of every meeting.

The appropriations this week consisted of $6,000 for the Multicultural Award, $12,000 for capital equipment, $10,000 for conference requests, $7,500 for new club budgets and $25,300 for special appropriations. […]

Brazell: It is better to have loved and lost

October 7, 2003 Sean Marotta 0

Several members of the campus community gathered in the Allen Drawing Room on Thursday, Oct. 3, to remember Ryan Fesko, who was killed in a car crash on May 17, 2003, the day following last semester’s graduation.

The memorial, rescheduled from Sept. […]

College meets sprinkler regulations

October 7, 2003 Kate Tschiscik 0

With the deadline set by the Dormitory Fire Safety Trust Fund Act fast approaching, many schools are working to install sprinkler systems in residence facilities across the state.

The College said it has already met all obligations required by the act. […]

Professor addresses U.S.’s national identity

October 7, 2003 Tammy Tibbetts 0

Contrary to what many may think, English is not the official language of the United States. Attempts to make it so have raised questions about the future of national identity.

John Landreau, professor of Spanish and women’s and gender studies, lectured at the Politics Forum Oct. […]

Board approves raise: President earns $220,000

October 7, 2003 Keri Adams 0

The Board of Trustees addressed its reorganization and settled financial matters during its first Fall 2003 meeting on Oct. 2.

The board approved a pay raise for College President R. Barbara Gitenstein based on a satisfactory evaluation of her performance. […]

Reorganization includes advisors

October 7, 2003 Mary Kristen Vasile 0

The reorganization of the Office of Student Life is stirring up mixed reactions around campus. As administrative positions change, student-run organizations learned that club advisors are being switched without the input of the student organizations they oversee. […]

Parking fee included in tuition

October 7, 2003 Meghan Condran 0

The Office of Student Accounts included the $179 vehicle registration fee onto all upperclassmen tuition bills in an attempt to create a more efficient system this year.

Many students had problems because they were not aware of the change and were not expecting an extra fee to be added to their bills. […]

SGA E-board members resign for personal reasons

October 7, 2003 Tracy Esposito 0

Four executive members resigned from the Student Government Association (SGA), citing personal reasons.

The resignations of President Nadia Gorski, Vice President of Academic Affairs Jamie Gusrang, Vice President of Community Relations Caitlin Stinneford, and Speaker of the Senate, Jesse Place, caused a turnover of executive board members. […]

New Science complex reveals old problems

September 23, 2003 Meghan Condron 0

As the Science Complex nears completion, the College is still hindered by previous problems with construction companies.

When construction began on the Science Complex in 1998, the College practiced a “multi-prime methodology,” which required hiring five separate contractors. […]

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