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World language requirement examined


Victoria Bresnahan—News Editor For many decades, the university has required students to learn a foreign language and about its culture. Since at least 2015, however, students have petitioned twice for the Liberal Education Program’s Multicultural Communication, or world language requirement, to be revised. Last week, the Student Government Association distributed a statement to the University Curriculum Forum and Liberal Education

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SGA statement on world language requirement


Guest Column by Alexis Zhitomi—SGA President Dear SCSU Community, The Student Government Association is the official representative body and the voice of SCSU’s 7,000 plus undergraduate students and is entrusted to represent the best interests of their constituencies. SGA acts as a liaison between students, SCSU’s administration and faculty, while serving as a channel for conveying the communal values and

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SGA works toward LEP changes


Victoria Bresnahan—News Editor A letter is being drafted on behalf of Student Government Association President Alexis Zhitomi to state the group’s position on the Liberal Education Policy’s foreign language requirement. For several years, SGA has been working toward revising the foreign language requirement and certain barriers a distinct major may face. Zhitomi said, at last week’s meeting, however, the group’s

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SGA plans forum centered on LEP


Victoria Bresnahan—News Editor For at least five years the Student Government Association has been advocating for a reevaluation of the Liberal Education Program, primarily the foreign language requirement, according to SGA President Alexis Zhitomi. While the Board of Academic Experience has been the primary group working on this issue, Zhitomi said, at their weekly meeting, the whole SGA body will

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Movement towards change to Liberal Education Program


Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter About one year ago, the state of Connecticut passed a law stating that Bachelor’s Degree programs could not exceed 120-credits. This left the Undergraduate Curriculum Forum with a few decisions to make. Which Bachelor’s program in the sciences and education already pushing to 120-credit maximum, as a result of required classes and four credit labs,

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