Monthly Initiative

October Monthly Initiative '17

The October Monthly Initiative focused on promoting community at Northeastern. The two major components of this initiative included organizing the block pARTy event and gathering feedback.

The first way we promoted community was by hosting SGA's first annual block pARTy event, which celebrated student artwork on campus. SGA partnered with over 20 art groups to give them space in Curry throughout the day on October 17 to table, host workshops, perform, and recruit new members. The event was a success, and it was a great first step toward ensuring that arts groups get the recognition they deserve.

We also gathered feedback on community at Northeastern via a survey focusing on various aspects of student life at Northeastern. We advertised the survey by spreading it on social media and tabling, and the data we collected will be crucial to driving projects in the Student Affairs Committee—which include improving the on-campus transition of NUin students, creating a Community Asset Map to encourage community engagement, and revising the Code of Student Conduct.

 

Check out the October Monthly Initiative presentation here, or by reading below!

September Monthly Initiative '17

September's Monthly Initiative was all about academics at Northeastern. There were two major components: education and feedback.

For education, SGA's Academic Affairs Committee put together a number of resource info-sheets, which were shared during during several tabling events. SGA's social media team also shared information about academic resources at Northeastern.

For feedback, SGA's Academic Affairs Committee put together a survey on advising, international experiences, co-op, and textbooks. The committee also gathered feedback on the college expectations process during in person tabling events. Based on the feedback gathered, SGA's Academic Affairs Committee will be addressing the high advisory turnover rate, working to expand international opportunities for STEM colleges, confirm concerns about COS advising that were expressed in the survey, and continue to push for the reduction in use of homework codes.

 

Check out the September Monthly Initiative presentation here, or by reading below!