Post Tagged with: "student life report"

Student Life Progress Remains Tentative

Almost seven months after the release of the Student Life Report, a 10-year blueprint for improving the quality of the on-campus experience, its primary recommendations are still in the process of being addressed. The main requests brought up in the report included improving administrative accessibility, increasing the availability of student[Read More…]

by September 14, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

SGU Spent Semester on Recruitment, Collaboration

Since its founding in October, the Student Group Union has worked to begin building a foundation for greater cooperation between university student groups. The SGU aims to work closely with the Georgetown University Student Association and the Center for Student Programs to advocate on behalf of student organizations. In its[Read More…]

by April 12, 2012 0 comments Campus News

Mental Health Neglected in SLR

To the Editor: After reading the recently finalized 73-page Student Life Report and The Hoya’s coverage of it (“Finalized Student Life Report Debuts,” A1, Feb. 28, 2012), I felt both exasperated and disappointed. This seminal document, purported to discuss and, ultimately, promote “the limited upside of student happiness” failed to direct[Read More…]

by March 29, 2012 0 comments Opinion

SAC Hears Student Concerns

I commend the Student Life Report 2012 committee for preparing a detailed, accurate account of student life at Georgetown and for providing important recommendations for improvement. I hope that these recommendations will serve as an impetus for change to enhance the student experience. However, I wish to address the report’s[Read More…]

by March 20, 2012 0 comments Opinion

GPB Defends Its Autonomy

After reading and carefully considering the Student Life Report, I want to offer my commentary on the section that pertains to the Georgetown Program Board. The recommendation to merge GPB and What’s After Dark is understandable. The mission statements of the two organizations are somewhat blurred; in the past, there has been[Read More…]

by March 19, 2012 0 comments Opinion

One Year Later, a Look Back at the Meaney-Laverriere Term

Georgetown University Student Association President Mike Meaney (SFS ’12) and Vice President Greg Laverriere (COL ’12) campaigned in 2011 to improve student life, neighborhood relations andGUSA accountability. As the pair leaves the executive office, Meaney is still surprised that he and Laverriere won the race. “About a year ago, upon taking the oath of office, I said that it was[Read More…]

by March 2, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Meaney and Laverriere Gained Ground for GUSA

One week ago, the buzz surrounding GUSA centered on the election of a new president and vice president. But one year ago, outgoing President Mike Meaney (SFS ’12) and Vice President GregLaverriere (COL ’12) were just getting started. Now, as their tenure comes to a close, Meaney and Laverriere can say that they leave GUSA a stronger, more legitimate institution than they[Read More…]

by March 1, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Finalized Student Life Report Debuts

Aiming to provide a 10-year blueprint for the improvement of student life, GUSA released the final version of its Student Life Report Monday. Some of the report‘s recommendations, such as hiring a professional director of club sports and adding satellite offices for the Center for Social Justice, will require significant cooperation from student[Read More…]

by February 28, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

The Pursuit of Happiness: Eliminating Bureaucracy

An unfinished version of the 2012 Student Life Report released to the press Sunday analyzes the effectiveness of the university’s funding boards and the state of campus organizations, focusing on the levels of bureaucracy facing student groups. Among other things, the report, composed by the Student Life Report Committee, recommends[Read More…]

by February 5, 2012 0 comments Opinion

GUSA Previews Student Life Report

The Student Life Report Committee presented key recommendations for improving campus engagement at a press conference for their upcoming report Sunday. “Over the last 5 months we’ve sought out what we like to think of as the limitless upside of student happiness on campus,” report committee chair Shuo Yan Tan (SFS ’12) said.[Read More…]

by February 2, 2012 0 comments Campus News