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Student Government Association

The Student Government Association is the highest governing student body at Pitt-Johnstown. It serves as the official representative of the full-time students to the University administration.


2016-2017 Officers

  • President: Kyle Maguire
  • Vice President: Wyatt Deutsch
  • Treasurer: Joseph Evanko
  • Secretary: Casey Ansbro


Responsibilities and activities include:

  • allocating monies from the Student Activities Fee to student body organizations
  • Christmas caroling at nursing homes
  • granting or withdrawing recognition of student body organizations
  • Newspapers in Education (provide free Tribune Democrat and USA Today for students)
  • plan and coordinate the PITT STOP program
  • Student Organizational Awards Day
  • UPJ Preservation Day
  • Winter Carnival

Each student has a voice in the Government through participation in campus-wide elections of Officers and Senators. President, Vice President and Senator-at-Large elections take place every spring (with Freshman Senators being elected in October). Membership is open to any full-time student who meets the University Relations Committee requirements and presents a petition containing the appropriate amount of student signatures.

Complete information on election procedures is available in the Student Government Association Office, 151 Student Union Building, 814-269-7087, or in the Office of Student Life.

Activity in Student Government Association is not limited to elected members. Students interested in serving in some capacity should contact any Student Senator. Meetings of the Student Senate are open to members of the student body, faculty and administration.


2015-2016 Officers

  • President: Shelby Smith
  • Vice President: Kyle Maguire
  • Treasurer: Joseph Evanko
  • Secretary: Casey Ansbro