The Berkeley Beacon

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Student Government Association: Continuing Coverage


SGA urges college to implement cultural competency classes

The Student Government Association said it “fully supports” initiatives calling for cultural competency and sensitivity courses introduced at a demonstration earlier in the week.

SGA hears updates from Violence Prevention and Response, grants appeals to campus orgs

The Student Government Association met on Tuesday with staff members from Violence Prevention and Response to discuss progress they said they made over the last semester and address student concerns.

SGA discusses diversity in film and theater casting

The Student Government Association met with the chair of the performing arts department at its weekly meeting on April 14 as part of its larger academic initiative and discussed the issue of diversity in casting.

SGA approves marketing org appeal

The Student Government Association approved an appeal from Emerson’s chapter of the American Marketing Association on March 31.

SGA learns about badges for acquired skills, grants appeals

Robert Sabal, the interim dean of the School of The Arts, discussed digital badges, or awards given to students for obtaining skills that can be displayed on online profiles.