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How to Get Involved

You can get involved by joining SRSGA and/or sitting on a President's Commission.

More information on how to get involved down below!

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Join Slippery Rock Student Government Association (SRSGA)!

Our open senator positions include: College of Business, College of Health Professions, and Graduate.

If you have any questions, please email Nikole Husnick at nih1001@sru.edu.

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President's Commission on Disability Issues

The President's Commission on Disability Issues seeks to create a campus environment and climate that is free of barriers and discrimination and to empower people with disabilities to be full participants in all facets of university life. The Commission works toward an understanding and appreciation of disability within and among our administration, faculty, staff and students.

Contact Info:

Scott Albert, Co-Chair

Allison Peiritsch, Co-Chair

PCDI@sru.edu

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President's Commission on Gender Identity & Expression and Sexual Orientation (GEISO)

The mission of the President's Commission on Gender Identity & Expression and Sexual Orientation (GIESO) is to address lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, and intersex issues and to move Slippery Rock University towards a more inclusive and supportive campus climate that is free of discrimination, intolerance and bigotry. We work to understand and appreciate differences in our diverse faculty, staff, and students.

Contact Info:

Erin Street, Co-Chair

James Eng, Co-Chair

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President's Commission on Mental Health

In order to improve students' ability to learn and strengthen their overall success, both academically and socially, the President’s Commission on Mental Health (PCMH) advocates for and advises on issues pertaining to student mental health. Good mental health forms the foundation of personal, academic, and career success and the campus community should strive to enhance students' ongoing development. The PCMH will focus on student services and outreach as well as training opportunities for the campus community.  In particular, the PMHC will explore ways to strengthen collaboration and cooperation between all members of the University community to provide a coordinated, systemic, approach to enhancing student mental health and the well-being of the community.

Contact Info:

Alessia Zanin-Yost, Co-Chair

Melissa Luchynsky, Co-Chair

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President's Commission on Race and Ethnic Diversity

The President’s Commission on Race and Ethnic Diversity seeks to promote a climate of acceptance, inclusion, safety, and equity to all Slippery Rock University students, faculty, and staff. The integral focus of the Commission is to provide support and advocacy for ethnically and racially marginalized groups. The Commission strives to nurture a campus climate that is free from discrimination, intolerance, and bigotry and works toward an understanding and appreciation of cultural differences in our students, faculty, and staff.

Contact Info:

Michael White, Co-Chair

pcred@sru.edu

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President's Commission on Sustainability

Slippery Rock University is committed to being at the forefront of preparing the next generation of thinkers, innovators and entrepreneurs to help the world meet its profound environmental challenges. We are also focused on meeting the sustainability goals set forth in our Climate Action Plan that is our road map to achieving carbon neutrality by the year 2037, in keeping with the President's Climate Commitment and our Strategic Plan, Trend Five: "The world is reaching a point of diminishing returns regarding resource utilization". The President's Commission on Sustainability includes a cross section of representatives of all Slippery Rock University and community stakeholders, and advises the President on recommended sustainability initiatives, strategies and policies for the University.

Contact Info:

Nazmul Rony, Co-Chair

Frances Amatucci, Co-Chair

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President's Commission on Veteran and Military Affairs

The President’s Commission on Veteran and Military Affairs (VMA) advocates for and advises on issues affecting current active-duty, discharged, or retired military personnel, National Guardsmen, their dependents, and members of the ROTC, in order to facilitate a more supportive and responsive appreciation of the unique needs of and demands placed upon these individuals. The VMA will advocate on behalf of military-affiliated individuals in all aspects of University life, from recognizing their service to involving them as engaged participants of the campus community. The PCVMA works toward making veteran students feel they are part of the community and develop programs that matter to them.

Contact Info:

Ryan Stryffler, Co-Chair

Keisha Booker, Co-Chair

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President's Commission on Wellness

The mission of the commission is to facilitate initiatives that promote awareness of emotional, environmental, intellectual, occupational, physical, social, and spiritual wellness and empower individuals to make choices and enact behaviors that positively influence their wellness. The commission takes a "learning reconsidered" approach which seeks to develop individuals by using a synergistic blend of academic and non-academic University resources.

Contact Info:

Nick Barcio, Co-Chair

Aubrey Rader, Co-Chair

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President's Commission on Women

The Slippery Rock University President's Commission on Women supports all efforts to develop a community of staff, students, faculty and alumni that provides a high-quality academic experience in an environment that is inclusive, equitable, and respectful to those who identify as women and their allies. The President's Commission on Women supports leadership, gender equity, and inclusivity among those who identify as women and their allies. The commission views these as cornerstones of the collegiate experience at Slippery Rock University.

Contact Info:

Emily Dolan, Co-Chair

Andrea Miller, Co-Chair

pcw@sru.edu

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