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Fall Valedictorian Nominations Open Until Sept. 28

September 9, 2015 at 09:41 am
Fall nominations for Valedictorian are open until September 28, 2015. Valedictorian applications are an excellent opportunity for graduating students to nominate a fellow graduating student – undergraduate or graduate – who best represents the student community at McMaster University.

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McMaster Students Thrilled with Provincial Announcement to Fund Hamilton Light Rail Transit

May 26, 2015 at 16:52 pm

Premier Kathleen Wynne, along with Ministers McMeekin and Del Duca, made a historic announcement at McMaster today, pledging up to $1 billion to create a light rail transit (LRT) system in Hamilton.  The announcement was the culmination of years of advocacy efforts by many in the City of Hamilton, including the McMaster Students Union (MSU).

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MSU Vice President (Education) Spencer Nestico-Semianiw Elected OUSA President

May 20, 2015 at 09:54 am

The MSU's Vice President (Education) Spencer Nestico-Semianiw was elected Friday, May 15 to serve as the President of the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA), which represents student concerns related to post-secondary education at the provincial level. An integral pillar of the MSU, advocacy for post-secondary education is the primary responsibility of the Vice President (Education), Nestico-Semianiw. His new concurrent role as OUSA President will offer MSU constituents a leading voice with one of the MSU's strongest provincial lobbying partners.

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McMaster students welcome OSAP changes and mental health funding via provincial budget

April 24, 2015 at 16:54 pm

The 2015 provincial budget included numerous enhacements to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). Specifically, the manner in which students are assesed has been modified, a move that will benefit many both at McMaster, as well as the province more generally. In additoin, more provincail money has been allocated to post-secondary student mental health.

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The 2015 Valedictorians & Spring Convocation

April 22, 2015 at 12:22 pm

Each year, valedictorians are selected to represent the graduating classes of each faculty/department. In addition to facilitating the valedictorian nomination process, the MSU sets the selection parameters, (pursuant to the selection policy), which include among other factors; grade achievement, community involvement and athletic/recreational experience. The MSU is pleased to announce the valedictorians for the 2015 Spring Convocation.

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MSU Elects 2015/2016 Vice Presidents and Speaker

April 14, 2015 at 10:32 am

On April 12, 2015, the Student Representative Assembly (SRA) elected the three individuals that will join President-elect Ehima Osazuwa in forming the 2015-2016 MSU Board of Directors.  The 35 member SRA has the responsibility of electing and ratifying the three Vice Presidents (Administration), (Finance) and (Education), whereas the student body at large elects the MSU President.

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