Student Government Association (SGA)
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- Student Government Association, or SGA, is the primary student governing body on campus and is made up entirely of students who exhibit leadership skills and are genuinely interested in issues that affect students. Each year, representatives are elected to carry out their duties as SGA delegates.
Attend SGA Meetings! Contact the Office of Campus Activities & Programs for specific information. We encourage and welcome all students to attend!
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Alexandra Marchesano (acmarche):
Alexandra Marchesano is originally from Brooklyn, New York. She serves as the Director of Campus Activities and Programs. In her role as Director, she works with the staff in Campus Activities and Programs by providing students with opportunities to participate and get involved with student groups, Greek Life, leadership opportunities, connecting commuters, transfers and adult learners to the UNCG community, and communicating major events and traditions to students.
Alexandra earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Wagner College. She received her Master's Degree in Student Developmental Practice in Higher Education from St. John's University. Prior to working at UNCG, Alexandra worked at Stony Brook University as the Director of Student Activities. Alexandra has been in Higher Education for 16 years.
Outside of work, Alexandra enjoys traveling with her husband Mike, playing with their chocolate lab Coco, shopping, reading and spending time with family and friends.
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