Student Government Association announced its new leaders for the 2022-23 academic year. The vice president of Finance position will require a runoff election which will take place March 30
A new partnership between Pepperdine’s Student Government Association and rideshare app Lyft gives students a $10 discount on certain rides. The program, along with a resolution focusing on campus accessibility, created a “theme of mobility” for SGA last semester.
SGA President and senior Chase Johnson discusses the importance of being able to disagree with others respectfully and have productive conversations. He said he believes that this was once possible but that individuals have lost that ability in recent years.
WSCUC has closed student interviews and completed their virtual visit to Pepperdine on Oct 21. Students shared their voices at these interviews and through emails to help shape the upcoming WSCUC report on Pepperdine’s accreditation status.
Pepperdine’s new Provost, SGA succession and graduation guidelines.
The Student Government Association elected its new executive board April 22. The elections took place online and the candidates campaigned through social media, emails and direct messages.
Paul Begin will continue to serve as the associate dean for Curriculum and General Education for Seaver College after serving as the interim dean since fall 2019. Begin said he looks forward to continuing in this role in its official capacity.
Junior Class President Loriana Allen resigned from her position, leaving a vacancy for the senate to fill. SGA had a closed-session meeting to appoint a new junior class president and a new junior class senator.
Students, faculty and staff are focused on the return of in-person campus life, but the rising prominence of virtual learning suggests Zoom may be used well into the future. Different members of the Pepperdine community consider how they will incorporate Zoom into post-pandemic student life.
The 2020–2021 SGA election resulted in an Executive Board met without any running competition. The Executive Board members share their excitement about finding creative ways to virtually connect with students.