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Student Advisory Committees
Introducing the USGA Student Advisory Committees, these committees have been formed to address many issues that students have in some very specific areas. All students are encouraged to join, be a part of the decisions that shape Drexel!
This committee is made up currently of 8 students, ranging from USGA representatives to student representatives around campus with an interest in public safety matters. This committee meets on a monthly basis with the Public Safety leadership team and the new Drexel Police Force to discuss programs, student concerns related to safety and to discuss new initiatives on how to increase safety on campus.
The Health and Wellness Committee is the student USGA committee is
dedicated to improving the health and health awareness of Drexel
student’s trough education and leading by example. The Health and Wellness committee meets bi monthly to discuss ways to improve the well being of Drexel’s students and Health education. These issues affect all students and the committee is open to anyone dedicated to informing students of what it takes to be healthy.
This committee of students and Faculty are made up of commuters and residential students who are looking to have an active role in improving campus dining options. They meet regularly on a monthly basis with Retail Management to discuss new offerings and ways to improve the dining experience for students. In the past, this committee recommended the creation of the Take 3 program, currently offered at Ross Commons. Currently, This committee is looking into the ”Cage Free Eggs” concern and talking about the new dinning option on campus with the expansions of Subway and Taco Bell and the Dinning Terrace soon to be arriving on Campus.
This committee of students and Faculty are made up of commuters and residential students who are looking to have an active role in improving campus. Currently, Facilities has in the awake of Flu season put hand sanitizers all over campus to increase healthy hygiene. During the first week of October, facilities and help of their student planning committee placed benches in front of Canaris Hall. There are more construction projects occurring on campus i.e. the Renovations of Hagerty Library the Recreational center and the subway located near Kelly Hall
- SCDC Student Advisory Committee Open Chair
The SCDC Student Advisory Committee began three years ago as a joint effort between Peter Franks and the SCDC staff and Drexel's Undergraduate Student Government Association. Intending to give Drexel students the opportunity to provide the SCDC with feedback and ideas for improving the services it offers, it has flourished. With the implementation of new resume upload capabilities, making the "Blue Form" electronic and developing the "Classes on Co-op" policy with the Office of the Provost (among others), the SCDC Student Advisory Committee gives Drexel students the opportunity to make their voices heard.
Recent accomplishments include employer interviews about the importance of international co-op and discussion about making online classes available while on co-op. The committee is currently providing extra outreach and Co-op support to Drexel Students in these trying economic times.
The Library Advisory Committee are made up of enthusiastic students and Faculty, who are
dedicated to improving the “Library Experience” of Drexel student’s trough education and helpful study practices throughout the years. Currently the Hagerty Library is going through a major renovation project during the course of this 09-10 Year. Currently, the Hagerty Library is updating its facility. The Haggerty Library is enhancing its image on campus to improve students’ satisfaction and quality of life. Thus, creating a desirable place to study and find information. Also, with Taco Bell annexed to the library it is a Great place for a late night study session before the “Big Test”
- Drexel Bridges Open Chair
Drexel Bridges is a coalition of student organizations dedicated to fostering a student movement that addresses the challenges we face as a society through community service, social action, and civic education at Drexel University. Through enhanced collaboration and the sharing of best-practices, the coalition seeks to strengthen its organizations' efforts to bridge and maintain meaningful connections with the community.
If there are any questions on how to get involved with your student government, please feel free to ask or contact Inga Arnopolin email@example.com
the Vice-President of USGA.