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Student Government Association (SGA)

Sunday, August 18, 2019

sga groupThe purpose and mission of the SGA:

  • To act in a liaison capacity to the school administration in representation of the student body in matters concerning their college.
  • To foster student activities and involvement in the College.
  • To promote within the student body a sense of responsibility to the College and to create and maintain a standard of good citizenship and collegiate culture.
  • To insure that each student feels he/she is an integral part of the College.
  • To promote student opportunities for service to the College and leadership of their fellow students.
  • To promote the best interest of the College, making it a positive institution for mental and moral development.
  • Understanding that the administration which is governed by the policies established by the University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College Board of Visitors, the Arkansas Department of Higher Education, and other state regulatory agencies, is responsible for the operation of the school.   SGA is not a decision making or policy forming body with respect to the College.
  • The purpose of SGA is to promote a cooperative and respectful relationship among students, faculty, staff, and administration.

What are the benefits to being in SGA?

  • Establish new relationships with students, faculty, and staff
  • Receive leadership training and experience
  • Being involved in campus events
  • Community Service opportunities within the UA-PTC community and NLR/LR Community

How can I get involved in UA - Pulaski Tech's Student Government Association?

Ssga studentsGA holds open meetings on a regular basis throughout the academic school year. Any UA - Pulaski Tech student, faculty, staff member is welcome to attend. To be a voting member, a student must be an At Large Representative or Recognized Student Organization Representative. The election of SGA At Large Representatives take place during the fall semester. Students interested in applying must complete a Petition for Candidacy by the specified deadline. Students must maintain a GPA of 2.5, be in good financial standing with the College, and must have no record of student code of conduct violations. Petitions for Candidacy are available at the Campus Center Information Desk and Student Services Office at the South Campus at the start of the Fall semester until the Petition for Candidacy deadline.

All qualified candidates, who complete the Petition for Candidacy, will be notified by the SGA Advisor concerning election details. In the event there are fewer candidates than At-Large seats, an election will be deemed unnecessary, and qualified candidates will be declared members. If there are more qualified candidates than available seats, an official election will take place.

The election of Student Government Executive Officers shall be held during the fall semester. Nominations will come from within the current membership of the SGA.

The SGA holds open meetings on a regular basis throughout the academic school year.

Michelle Anderson
Associate Dean of Students
(501) 812-2756