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World Expo showcases student groups

World Expo showcases student groups

Isabel Torres-Padin, Contributing Reporter

March 31, 2016

On March 26, as the sun shined outside, the University Diversity Collaborative’s (UDC) second annual World Expo was busy serving up diverse food and entertainment in the Thwing Atrium. With a carnival theme that President of UDC Brittany Chung described as “to better include diversity groups,”...

UDC settles in, has new projects underway

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

March 17, 2016

This week on Campus Insider, we sat down with Brittany Chung, the President of the Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative (UDC), to talk about the organization’s progress since they were voted into the Student Executive Council (SEC) by student referendum last April. Communication among SEC org...

Muslim Student Association and UDC hold #ourthreebrothers vigil

Muslim Student Association and UDC hold #ourthreebrothers vigil

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

March 17, 2016

About 15 people sat in the darkened room, holding electronic candles, mourning the lives of three young men recently murdered in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Mohamedtaha Omar, Adam Mekki and Muhannad Tairab were killed execution-style in a vacant house. The vigil, called #ourthreebrothers, was hosted by...

UDC and USG to host forum on need-aware admissions

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

November 20, 2015

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and the Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative (UDC) will be hosting a forum on the possibility of Case Western Reserve University switching to need-aware admissions on Monday, Nov. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in Strosacker Auditorium. Vice President for Enrollment Ri...

Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative to join SEC

Julia Bianco, Director of Web and Multimedia

April 28, 2015

The Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative (UDC) will be joining the Student Executive Council (SEC) beginning next semester, per the results of a campus-wide referendum that ended on April 24. The SEC is made up of the umbrella organizations on campus, including the president and finance chairs of Underg...

Referendum on addition of diversity collaborative to SEC available on OrgSync

Julia Bianco, News Editor

April 15, 2015

The referendum for the addition of the Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative (UDC) to the Student Executive Council (SEC) is open on OrgSync. Polls are open until April 24. The SEC is made up of the umbrella organizations on campus, including the president and finance chairs of Undergraduate Student Governme...

Students will vote on Undergraduate Diversity Council

Julia Bianco, News Editor

March 26, 2015

The proposed Undergraduate Diversity Council (UDC) will be going to a student referendum, which will determine whether or not they can have a seat on the Student Executive Council (SEC). According to SEC’s bylaws, at least 25 percent of the student body needs to vote in the referendum, and two-thirds...

Proposed diversity council presents before SEC

Julia Bianco, News Editor

March 7, 2015

The proposed Undergraduate Diversity Council (UDC) presented their plan to join the Student Executive Council (SEC) at the organization’s March 5 meeting. After receiving feedback and answering questions from the other boards, it was decided that they would vote at the March 19 meeting on whether or ...

Diversity board, proposals for structural change to be discussed at March 5 SEC meeting

Julia Bianco, News Editor

March 3, 2015

Transparency, representation and fairness are going to be at the forefront of this Thursday’s meeting of the Student Executive Council, where the discussion of whether to add a new board to represent diversity groups will finally come to a public forum. In addition, two proposals for drastically c...

Break away

Break away

Julia Bianco, News Editor

February 19, 2015

In 20 years, junior Brittany Chung and senior Precious Amoako want to be able to come back to Case Western Reserve University and say that they improved the campus. Their project: creating a new board on the Student Executive Council (SEC) for cultural groups, who are currently lumped under the Undergraduate...

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