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Student Government Talks, and the Chancellor Listens

SGA Leaders Make Their Mark on Campus

UMass Lowell Student Government Association President Lisa Degou and student Trustee Lindy Reed chat with Chancellor Jacquie Moloney. Photo by Sergio Velazquez
SGA President Lisa Degou and student Trustee Lindy Reed chat with Chancellor Jacquie Moloney at their monthly lunch.

02/28/2018
By Katharine Webster

Chancellor, meet the president.

Every month, Chancellor Jacquie Moloney and her executive team gather for lunch in the chancellor’s suite with Student Government Association President Lisa Degou and her executive board to discuss student concerns and initiatives.

The meetings aren’t just window dressing, says Degou, a senior double-majoring in political science and math. Many suggestions made by the SGA, from redesigning campus meal plans to improving student advising, have been adopted by the administration.

“The access you get by being with the SGA is unparalleled,” Degou says. “I’ve talked to friends at other universities, and it’s just not happening on other campuses.” Read more

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Email your questions for Student Government to social@uml.edu and follow @umasslowell on Instagram to join us for a live SGA Q&A on March 28.

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