Stony Brook University students will vote for next year’s Undergraduate Student Government Executive Council from April 4 to April 8 at 12 p.m. on SBEngaged. Students will also vote on making the student activity fee (SAF) optional or mandatory.
Announced on USG’s Instagram on Sept. 11, Huntley Spencer has been elected president of the Undergraduate Student Government. In addition, the Student Activity Fee will be mandatory for the next two years.
Maame-Esi Otoo is the only female on the Undergraduate Student Government’s seven-member Executive Council.
Otoo, a senior business major, is the vice president of Clubs and Organizations, and she “know[s] how to do the job.”
The Statesman livestreamed the event, which is currently posted on Facebook. Highlights from the conversation, edited for readability and clarity, are included below. A full transcript of the event is available here.
I’m a recent alumnus who values integrity above all. While I was a student, this core value led me to get involved in improving the Stony Brook community and it resulted in the SUNY Chancellor awarding me the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence this past spring.
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