ASG address focuses UA's present and future

Associated Student Government to partner with those who share in the common goal to

serve, especially those seeking to serve the student body at The University of Akron. It is for

this reason that we have also begun to engage not only our state leadership, but our local

ASG has been active in reaching out to student organizations. The Director of Public

Even though we are students, it is important as leaders to stay focused on the needs

of other students, and to act in the best interest of them. Their trust is what gives us

While working with Dr. Charles Fey, Vice president of Student Affairs, and Faculty

Advisor, Associate Vice President and Dean Denine Rocco, the ASG has formed better

relations and accountability towards its legislative colleagues and created a mechanism for

ASG’s UA Elects is a program that will give students better access to political data and

more energy to vote. They wish to help empower the student body to choose a better future

in their search for housing. They also worked with the Summit County Board of Elections to

establish four on-campus polling stations so that all residents have the opportunity to vote.

University Police to ensure safety at parties and to create a party registry program. They have

also reached out to the Governor’s campus safety Task Force and ASG Senate to help

implement legislation to encourage the development of safety initiatives for our campus

The focus of ASG and [the] Student Sustainability Board is to revolutionize what is

considered a green campus and to serve students by making Akron the leader in green

We strive to make students’ lives better. We have worked with the campus bookstore

to help find alternative textbook options besides the standard new and used textbooks. While

textbooks are extremely expensive, they are a necessary tool for student success, Pavlichich

Pavlichich also serves on the Ohio Student Government Association’s Executive Board

as the Vice Chair of government affairs, allowing her to work with representatives from Ohio’s

With the budget cuts that higher education will be facing over the next few years, it is

more important now than ever that we can band together to fight for the students who attend

these Universities so that they can still afford a quality education, Pavlichich said.

ASG has two projects that are in progress. One is getting textbooks charged to student

accounts and to find a way to make textbooks less expensive; the other is called My

Planner. This is a forecast for class scheduling for all semesters and a way to track a

This student organization is always looking for suggestions to expand the growth of