Diversity and Inclusion’s Town Hall was held on March 30 in the Vanderslice Cabaret Room, where candidates for Undergraduate Government of Boston College president were questioned on their plans to support inclusion on campus.
Following the primary, three teams will continue on in hopes of becoming the 2016-17 UGBC president: Russell Simons, Matthew Ulrich, and Nikita Patel.
BC professors Hosffman Ospino and Patricia Weitzel-O’Neill conducted research on the increasing Hispanic community within the Catholic church but found stagnant enrollment in parochial schools.
The Elections Committee held the UGBC Presidential Election kickoff on Tuesday night, where the six teams revealed their platforms, slogans, and campaign videos.
After the nomination deadline was extended to Mar. 1, the Elections Committee announced the six teams to run in the UGBC presidential primary. The general election will be held on Mar. 31.
On Wednesday evening, the African and African Diaspora Studies department announced that its courses will be counted towards the social science and history core requirements starting in the fall of 2016.
After Hussey Campaign Exited the UGBC Presidential Race, Elections Committee Extends Nomination Deadline
After the current executive vice president, Olivia Hussey, MCAS ’17, dropped out of the UGBC presidential race on Saturday, the Elections Committee postponed the Elections Kickoff. As of today, the Committee extended the nomination deadline to Mar. 1 to allow for more competition.