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President’s Corner

by Richard Rotella | April 8, 2015

Chargers,

Richard Rotella, USGA President (Chariot Yearbook photo)

Richard Rotella, USGA President (Chariot Yearbook photo)

With the warmer weather finally upon us, I hope everyone is enjoying the spring season.

During April’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month, I encourage you to attend all of the amazing programs that many organizations will be hosting this month, and remember it’s on all of us to end sexual assault! During your attendance at these events, hashtag #UNHitsonus and #SAAM to raise awareness for this important effort.

I would like to congratulate all of the Senators that were elected for next year, next year’s USGA Treasurer Annalisa Berardinelli, and a special congratulations to next year’s USGA President James Kielar.

If you ever need anything, my door is always open and I am just an email away.

Best regards,
Richard Rotella
USGA President
Putting you in USGA!

President’s Corner

by Richard Rotella | April 1, 2015

Chargers,

Richard Rotella, USGA President (Chariot Yearbook photo)

Richard Rotella, USGA President (Chariot Yearbook photo)12

I hope your week is going well, and hopefully the snow is over. There will be no USGA this week as University offices are closed on Friday. For those of you traveling home for the Easter Holiday, I wish you safe travels. I am glad to report that the to-go container trial is going well and we will have a further update to you in the coming weeks.

This past Sunday, the USGA had its first ever Dodgeball Tournament. I would like to thank everyone that attended. It was a lot of fun and a good way to relieve stress.

Voting ends on Wednesday and I want to wish all the candidates luck, and look forward to see who will win.

If you have any questions or issues do not hesitate to contact me, and my door is always open to you.

Best regards,
Richard Rotella
USGA President
Putting you in USGA!

President’s Corner

by Richard Rotella | March 25, 2015

My fellow Chargers,

Richard Rotella, USGA President (Chariot Yearbook photo)

Richard Rotella, USGA President (Chariot Yearbook photo)

Welcome back, and I hope you had an amazing Spring Break! With the warmer days hopefully on the way, I look forward to spending time hanging out in the Quad. In the coming week, USGA Elections will be taking place so please check your emails and listen to the candidates. They will be the future leaders of USGA.

Beginning this week, the Marketplace will be offering to-go containers at no additional cost. This will be a trial period that began March 23and ending on April 4. To-go containers will be provided upon request during the breakfast and dinner hours, Monday through Friday. If you request a to-go container, the Sodexo employee will retain your receipt, and you will not be able to get more food. This change was made to assist students with difficult schedules and those with a need to eat on the go. We ask that you do not take a to-go container and eat in the Marketplace.

This was accomplished with the conjoined efforts of USGA and the management of Sodexo. Concluding this trial period, USGA and Sodexo will meet again to discuss the continuation of this program. We look forward to continuing our partnership and making every effort to improve student life here at UNH.

If you have any questions or need anything do not hesitate to contact me.

Welcome back!

Richard J. Rotella

 

President’s Corner

by Richard Rotella | March 11, 2015

Chargers,

Richard Rotella, USGA President (Chariot Yearbook photo)

Richard Rotella, USGA President (Chariot Yearbook photo)

I would like to wish you a safe and fun-filled spring break! With campaigning fully underway, I encourage you all to keep an eye on your email for lots of information about the candidates. We will also be hosting a series of debates, which I encourage you to attend. I would like to leave you with this quote:

“If you sometimes get discouraged, consider this fellow: He dropped out of grade school. Ran a country store. Went broke. Took 15 years to pay off his bills. Took a wife. Unhappy marriage. Ran for House. Lost twice. Ran for Senate. Lost twice. Delivered speech that became a classic. Audience indifferent. Attacked daily by the press and despised by half the country. Despite all this, imagine how many people all over the world have been inspired by this awkward, rumpled, brooding man who signed his name simply, A. Lincoln.”
Warmest regards,
Richard Rotella
USGA President
Putting you in USGA!

President’s Corner

by Richard Rotella | February 25, 2015

Chargers,

Richard Rotella, USGA President (Chariot Yearbook photo)

Richard Rotella, USGA President (Chariot Yearbook photo)

I hope this week is going well for you. Congratulations to our Greek organizations on their new members and good luck to those individuals who are joining.

I would like to welcome LaDarius Thompson to the University of New Haven as Associate Director of Student Activities. LaDarius’s first day was Monday so make sure to stop by and say hi to the newest member to the Student Activities family.

With the possibility of large winter storms continuing, please use caution when driving and walking. Also, make sure that you sign up for emergency alerts from campus police! For more information please visit http://www.newhaven.edu/student-life/police/emergency-procedures.

This week in USGA, we will be voting on Constitution and By-Law changes so make sure to attend!

“Courage is resistance of fear, mastery of fear—not absence of fear.” —Mark Twain

Richard Rotella
USGA President

President’s Corner

by Richard Rotella | February 18, 2015

Chargers,

Richard Rotella, USGA President (Chariot Yearbook photo)

Richard Rotella, USGA President (Chariot Yearbook photo)

With the semester in full swing, remember to make time for yourself and take a step back from the hustle and bustle. I also want to remind you to look at the email that Health Services sent out about the flu, and the email Provost May sent out about the class schedule change.

If you are interested in running for next year’s USGA President, Treasurer or Senator, please submit the form found on Charger Connection by 11:59 p.m. on Feb. 28. If you are interested in being next year’s SCOPE President or Vice President, Charger Bulletin Editor or Assistant Editor, or Chariot Yearbook Editor or Assistant Editor please submit the form found on Charger Connection by 11:59 p.m. on March 13.

This week in USGA, we will be discussing potential By-Law changes, which will have a lasting effect on USGA. That being said, I encourage you all to attend. Our meetings are on Friday at 12:30 p.m. in the Alumni Lounge.

Stay warm,
Richard Rotella
USGA President
Putting you in USGA!

President’s Corner

by Richard Rotella | February 11, 2015
Richard Rotella, USGA President (Chariot Yearbook photo)

Richard Rotella, USGA President (Chariot Yearbook photo)

Chargers,

With the snowfall continuing, I hope you all stay safe and I encourage you all to read your emails about snowfall removal and potential University closures.

I would like to thank Dr. Juline Mills and her Capstone two class for putting on a wonderful benefit dinner for End Hunger Connecticut.

Remember USGA meetings are on Fridays at 12:30 p.m. in the Alumni Lounge. I encourage you all to attend as important discussion will be going on this semester.

Stay warm,
Richard Rotella
USGA President
Putting you in USGA!

President’s Corner

by Richard Rotella | February 5, 2015

Hello Chargers,

Richard Rotella, USGA President (Chariot Yearbook photo)

Richard Rotella, USGA President (Chariot Yearbook photo)

I hope the beginning of the semester has started well. This semester looks to be a monumental semester with a lot of events in the works.

Applications for next year’s USGA President, Treasurer and Senators are active on the USGA Charger Connection page under the Forms tab. They are due at 11:59 p.m. on Feb. 28. If you are interested feel free to contact Samantha Salvio at USGAEA@newhaven.edu or myself.

Just as a reminder, the Add/Drop deadline has been extended to Feb. 6.

This week’s USGA Meeting will be at 12:30 p.m. in the German Club.
Warmest Regards,
Richard Rotella
USGA President
Putting you in USGA!

President’s Corner

by Richard Rotella | January 28, 2015

Hello Chargers,

Richard Rotella, USGA President (Chariot Yearbook photo)

Richard Rotella, USGA President (Chariot Yearbook photo)

Happy New Year and welcome back to campus! I hope you had an enjoyable break and a happy holiday. With the spring semester comes many fun and exciting opportunities, so remember to take advantage of them.

This semester, the USGA Meeting will be on Fridays at 12:30 p.m. in the Alumni Lounge. There are still openings in the USGA Senate; if you are interested in applying for the Senate, are looking for involvement opportunities or have any concerns, please email me at USGAPresident@newhaven.edu.

Warmest Regards,
Richard Rotella
USGA President
Putting you in USGA!

President’s Corner

by Richard Rotella | December 10, 2014

Hello Chargers,

Richard Rotella, USGA President (Chariot Yearbook Photo)

Richard Rotella, USGA President (Chariot Yearbook Photo)

As the semester draws to a close, I would like to wish you all the best of luck on your finals and safe and Happy Holidays! It has been a great honor serving as USGA President this semester and I look forward to all that next semester has to offer. I would like to congratulate the Women’s Volleyball team for making it to the NCAA national quarterfinals. Regardless of the result, you have made us all proud to call ourselves Chargers.

For those of you who feel that you may be burning out or becoming exhausted, just keep moving forward: we are almost done and soon you will be on winter break. As Winston Churchill once said, “If you are going through hell, keep going.”

As always if you need any help, my door is always open or you can reach me by emailing USGApresident@newhaven.edu.

Happy Holidays,
Richard Rotella
USGA President
Putting you in USGA!

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