From SGA to You – Week IV

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Voting for this year’s SGA Elections will begin on August 18th! While you count down the days to vote, we will continue delivering the special messages our friends at SGA shared with us. If you have missed the earlier messages that we shared as a part of From SGA to You you can follow the links below to read them.

A Special Message from the VP of Marketing and Communications, Prachi Avsare

A Special Message from the President of SGA, Jatin Jaiswal

A Special Message from the VP of Education and Secretary, Abhishek Prasad

While the applications for most of the positions have been closed, Student Life is still accepting submissions for Vice President of Education and Secretary position until the end of August 17th. Here are some of the responsibility highlights for the position:

  • Promote the importance of faculty evaluations among students and publicize accessibility of the results
  • Conduct annual SGA student survey and present findings to students, administration, staff, faculty; and discuss these findings with focus groups to determine educational needs of students
  • Attend in person or appoint a proxy to attend the Faculty Senate meetings and communicate information from those meetings to the Executive Committee
  • Proactively communicate with University administrative, faculty, staff, departmental, association, club, and organization bodies on campus as a representative of the SGA.

If you’re interested in applying for the VP of Education and Secretary position, you can submit your application by clicking here.

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This week’s featured message is from Mohammed Khalil, VP of Community Involvement. Here’s what Mohammed wanted to share with our readers:

“SGA was a blessing to me. I was able to interact with so many people, learn so much from one of the coolest and most inspirational people I have ever met–you rock Sandra!–and be a part of a team that all wanted to do something great for the school that made us who we are.  

GGU is a school dedicated to improve the foundation of all of the students that attend.  Being a part of SGA gives you an opportunity to also help with this maturation. Being a leader is a job that takes guts, determination and above all a fantastic work ethic. If you’re interested in becoming the new voice of the students, be prepared to bring your A-game and be prepared to strive for greatness.  Be prepared for having awesome stories to tell and adding one kick-ass line on your resume.  

SGA needs leaders that want to help the GGU community to grow and GGU needs doers, thinkers and people that want to give back.  Be this change.  Be the most awesome person that you can be.  BE SGA!

Check back next week for the next featured message of From SGA to You!

News & Updates

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We are still recruiting!

If you haven’t had the chance to read our recruitment announcement post where we explained our plans for GGU Social’s next chapter, you may have missed our most exciting announcement yet!

We are accepting applications for a new student writer!
Click here to read more about the position opening.

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Wellness Resources has launched their brand new initiative, Power of the Pause. This initiative aims to help students increase confidence and performance in the classroom and in their lives by learning and practicing breath and body tools that are proven to increase clarity and presence of mind in the moment.

To learn more about the initiative, you can contact If you would like to register for a practice session that will assist you in managing the anxiety-producing experiences of brain blanking or freezing on the spot when called on in class to perform, you can click here.


Events to keep an eye on

Online Career Meetup (8.18.17) DS v2

This month’s Online Career Meetup is packed with guest representatives! Join Office of Career Planning in their meetup on August 18th, starting 12:00PM PDT, by clicking here.

Digital Signage for Meditation (summer 2017)

Our Student Life department is offering free guided meditation to all students every Thursday in Room 4208, from 5:30 to 6:30PM throughout the entire Summer ’17 Term. Stop by, reduce your stress and increase your peace.

*The event is a drop-in, and you can attend all or just part of the meditation. 

Wrapping up

Thank you for reading this week’s #SocialWednesday! If you missed last week’s post, you can click here to read it.

If you haven’t been on GGU Social for a while, or visiting for the first time, make sure to check out our Categories Page where you can pick a random post to read, and make sure to check back next week for campus news, more updates and events!


Until next week,
Tarik A.

GGU Social Did You Know 4-6


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