Student Government Association

Meet Tife Olusesi

Tife Olusesi ’23, student body president, is working toward a certificate in urban management and policy. Learn what he hopes to accomplish as SGA president, his three binge-worthy shows, and why you should never underestimate your capabilities. 

What do you hope to accomplish this year in your role as president of the Student Government Association?

UNC Charlotte formally recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day

UNC Charlotte formally recognized Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, as Indigenous Peoples’ Day at the University.

49ers4Life Blood Drive expands to two days

The 2019 49ers4Life Blood Drive is a two-day affair, and campus organizers and sponsors anticipate this change will enable the University to reach its goal of 1,000 pints of blood collected. This year’s drive, which is being held in conjunction with the American Red Cross, will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 29-30, in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center.

Portrait and storytelling project to celebrate UNC Charlotte community

Dear World is an internationally renowned portrait and storytelling project that has been featured on NBC, USA Today, CNN and Buzzfeed. Representatives from the project will present a live show at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 15, in the Cone University Center, McKnight Hall.

DACA event to offer information, legal consultation

Immigrant Justice Program attorneys with the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy will host a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) information session and legal Q&A for DACA recipients, educators and allies on Thursday, Oct. 26. 

At 6 p.m., there will be an information session to discuss the recent movement to end DACA; an individual, general legal Q&A will be at 7 p.m. Both will be in the Popp Martin Student Union Movie Theater.  

New SGA diversity campaign aims to unite Niner Nation

UNC Charlotte’s Student Government Association (SGA) has introduced a new initiative designed to create unity and promote diversity on campus. The campaign, Niner Nation: Different Together, is a two-part, student-led initiative that seeks to showcase and celebrate the differences of students, faculty, staff, administration and alumni.

Connect NC bond: What students need

Mitchell Daratony, SGA president, talks about how the bond package will benefit science education at the University.

Annual ‘Chancellor’s Lunchtime Student Talk’ scheduled

Chancellor Philip L. Dubois will hold an interactive discussion with the student body at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 1, in the Student Union Rotunda.  The annual “Chancellor’s Lunchtime Student Talk” is an opportunity for students to discuss current issues facing the University and direct questions to the chancellor and campus administrators.

Following the chancellor’s remarks, Student Body President Mitch Daratony will deliver his “State of the University” address.

Free food will be provided.

Town-hall meeting on diversity and inclusion scheduled

UNC Charlotte officials will participate in a town-hall style discussion about diversity and inclusion on campus at 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 25, in the Cone University Center, McKnight Hall.

Student Body President Mitch Daratony will moderate this meeting that will include Chancellor Philip L. Dubois, Provost Joan Lorden, Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs Beth Hardin and Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Art Jackson.