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Sac State provost says it may be too late to implement credit/no credit

Samantha Elizalde, ASI Vice President of academic affairs, spoke in favor of offering a credit/no credit option to students in the fall semester during ASI's board meeting Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. The board approved a resolution supporting a credit/no credit option. Screenshot taken by Camryn Dadey via Zoom.
Camryn Dadey November 25, 2020
Sacramento State’s ASI Board of Directors approved a resolution in support of a credit/no credit option for the fall semester during its meeting Wednesday, but the provost of academic affairs said it may be too late in the semester for administration to implement.

Sac State ASI executive vice president resigns effective Wednesday

Associated Students, Inc. executive Vice President Donna Walters resigned during the board's meeting Wednesday. Walters said her resignation was effective immediately and was resigning to focus on a new job opportunity. Photo courtesy of ASI
Camryn Dadey November 25, 2020
Sacramento State ASI’s executive vice president Donna Walters resigned from the board of directors effective today during its meeting Wednesday on Zoom.

Sac State ASI in favor of credit/no credit option

Vice President of Finance Prabhjyot Shinh said that due to the lack of travel this year, the university's travel funds are not being utilized in Sac State's ASI meeting Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020 via Zoom. The Board of Directors discussed multiple ways to help students during the virtual semester, including its support for students to receive a credit/no credit option for their grades.
Mercy Sosa, news editor November 19, 2020
Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. announced that the board is in favor of offering a credit/no credit option for students in its meeting Wednesday via Zoom. 97% of respondents in an ASI survey were in favor of credit/no credit.

ASI registers 1,767 students to vote in Buzz the Ballot campaign

Lisa Dalton, ASI's executive and board associate, and Lexie Tesch, a civic engagement coordinator for ASI's Office of Governmental Affairs, discuss their roles in ASI's 2020 Buzz the Ballot campaign. ASI registered 1,767 students to vote in the 2020 election through its campaign, coming in third place in the statewide Ballot Bowl. Photos taken via Zoom by Jenna Cooper. Promotional graphics provided by ASI.
Camryn Dadey and Jenna Cooper November 18, 2020
Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. registered 1,767 students to vote in its Buzz the Ballot campaign, registering more than double its goal and placing Sac State third in the statewide Ballot Bowl.

Sac State students discuss the impact of police brutality on their communities

Sacramento State’s Student Social Justice and Equity Council held a student forum to start a conversation about police brutality and to share student perspectives, experiences and thoughts concerning police violence Monday, Nov. 9 via Zoom. Screenshots taken by Gerardo Zavala via Zoom.
Gerardo Zavala November 9, 2020
Sacramento State Student Social Justice and Equity Council hosted a forum to speak about student experiences with police, reactions to protests, views of news coverage of police killings and suggestions for allies to help support the BIPOC community at a “Together We Rise” forum Monday via Zoom.

Sac State ASI discusses student demographics, 31,510 enrolled this fall

Steven Salcido, associate vice president for student services and enrollment management systems, updates the ASI Board of Directors on Sac State's enrollment for the fall 2020 semester. The board approved a resolution recognizing the university's enrollment achievements during its board meeting Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. Screenshot taken by Camryn Dadey via Zoom.
Camryn Dadey November 5, 2020
Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc.’s Board of Directors discussed demographics for the fall 2020 semester and announced that 1800 students registered to vote through ASI’s Buzz the Ballot campaign at its board meeting Wednesday.

ASI announces schedule for its 2021 elections, support for Prop 16

Noah Marty, ASI president, announces the ASI Board of Directors' support for Proposition 16 on California's ballot during a board meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. The board also announced the schedule for its 2021 ASI elections during the board meeting. Screenshot taken by Camryn Dadey via Zoom.
Camryn Dadey October 28, 2020
Sacramento State’s ASI Board of Directors announced the dates of its 2021 election and passed a resolution supporting California Prop 16 during its board meeting Wednesday.

ASI communicates student priorities to faculty in meet-and-greet

Gerardo Zavala October 26, 2020
The Associated Students, Inc. Board of Directors shared its strategic priorities of increasing student participation, making resources readily available, increasing awareness of racial injustices and supporting students’ basic needs and safety.

Former ASI president Christian Landaverde says resignation was due to COVID-19 campus closure

Former ASI president Christian Landaverde and executive vice president Jennifer Gross resigned from their positions on March 13, 2020. Landaverde said he decided to step down due to the COVID-19 pandemic shutting down campus and his desire to focus on other opportunities.
Camryn Dadey and Michael Pacheco October 12, 2020
Former ASI president Christian Landaverde details the reasons for his resignation last semester, saying it was due to the campus closure caused by COVID-19 occurring during the “lame duck” months of his presidency.

ASI grapples with low student government participation at board meeting

Noah Marty, ASI president, discusses his involvement registering students to vote in the upcoming presidential election during the Board of Directors' meeting Wednesday. Marty said their goal is to register 800 people to vote by the election in November. Screenshot taken via Zoom.
Camryn Dadey October 8, 2020
Sacramento State’s ASI Board of Directors discussed registering students to vote and aims to increase on-campus participation in student government.
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