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Northern Iowa Student Government

NISG Projects

Title

Contact

Date

Description

Status

Reducing out door lighting

Jacob Harberts Spring 2018

Reducing the amount and changing the type of lighting out doors to save money and to reduce our impact on night time environment 

In Progress

UNI Trail System

Jacob Harberts Spring 2018

Revamping UNI trails to bring awareness and a greater use of trail system at UNI by both students and community members  

In Progress

Advocating for Sutainable Vender options

Jacob Harberts Spring 2018

Getting a movement started to advocate for sustainable practices for Pepsi or any vender. Mainly in pursuit to end the sale of plastic water bottles 

In Progress

Shutting buildings down earlier to save power

Jacob Harberts Spring 2018

Shutting buildings down into "inactive" status sooner to save on heating and cooling and electrical 

In Progress

Ending use of Plastic bags

Jacob Harberts Spring 2018

Ending the use of plastics bags in Essentials and 23rd Street Market for sustainable purposes 

In Progress

Diversity Education in COE

Kristen Ahart Fall 2017

Working with the Dean of the College of Education to increase diversity education requirements in the college of education.

In Progress

Bylaws

Sara Goodman Fall 2017

Modifying NISG's Constitution and Bylaws to enhance the organization and its processes.

Completed

College of Education

CJ Aldape Fall 2017

Working on a program that gets Education students more oppourtunities to teach students one-on-one within Waterloo public schools and a more effiecient way to relay information out to education majors.

In Progress

UNI Catering

CJ Aldape Fall 2017

Working on the reduction of UNI Catering prices or getting full information as for the reason of increase.

In Progress

Dinning Centers

CJ Aldape Fall 2017

Working on the inclusion and maintenance of Gluten Free/ Lactose Free foods in the Dinning Centers in order to show full acceptence of all students at UNI.

In Progress

Campus Funding Workshop for Advisors and Students

Danielle Massey Spring 2018

Informational workshop for advisors and students on all funding and fundraising opportunities on campus at UNI.

In Progress

Plan an Event

Danielle Massey Spring 2018

Webpage with all necessary links for a student organization to begin planning an on campus event.

Planning

Find Your Involvement

Danielle Massey Fall 2016

FYI is a new and improved way for students to find organizations that are just the right fit for them. Quickly create an account and select your interests to begin matching.

This allows student orgs to create an account where they can display and market their organization to the general student body.

In Progress

Extending Safe Ride

Jamal White Fall 2017

Looking to extend our SafeRide availability that currently runs on Friday and Saturday nights to Thursday nights as well, assuring students have a safe transportation method in very heavy traffic night on the hill and main street.

In Progress

Student Fee Transparency

Jamal White Fall 2017

Updating Students on the breakdown of their tuition and fees and to what specifically their money is going.

Ongoing

Panther Shuttle

Jamal White 2010

Bus routes during the week to pick people up at specific locations around the Cedar falls area and bring them to and from campus.

Ongoing

Open textbooks

Tristan Bernhard Fall 2017

Working on an initiative to bring more open textbook sourcing to UNI's campus, which will save students thousands of dollars.

In Progress

Fraternity and Sorority Life Inclusive Actions

Shelby Welsh Fall 2017
In Progress

International Student Integration

Nadir Khan Fall 2018
In Progress

Sustainability in on-campus buildings

Hugh Zehr Fall 2017
In Progress

Streamlining Election Process

Ben Dzaboff Fall 2017
In Progress

Contigency Funding

Danielle Massey 1984

Ongoing, year-round funding source until the monies are depleted. Contingency is refunded every year by the unspent Budgetary Allocations of the previous year.

Ongoing

Budgetary Process

Danielle Massey 1984

Annual funding process for student organizations. Requests are submitting in the Spring for the following school. Highest allocations.

Ongoing

Pepsi Funding

Danielle Massey Fall 2002

The Fund seeks to provide a new, unique, and flexible funding source to UNI student organizations, and to supplement those monies already available from other sources.

Ongoing

University Central Calendar

Jamal White Fall 2017

Working with University Relations and ITS to develop a central calendar of events.

In Progress

University App Remodel

Jamal White Fall 2017

Developing a more user friendly update with the university app.

In Progress

Diversity Matters Fund

Darvel Givens Spring 2010

This Fund is dedicated to helping diverse and collaborative student groups carry out their events.

Ongoing

Legislative Liaison Team

Maggie Miller Fall 2017

This team is dedicated to representing students at the state capitol on Medical Amnesty, The Iowa Tuition Grant, and General Funding.

Ongoing

Student Leaders go to Washington

Maggie Miller Fall 2017

Your NISG reps will be traveling to Washington to represent students on a federal level.

In Progress

Public Safety Spotlights

Jamal White Fall 2017

Working to make public safety a little more visible on campus with more of a student focus.

In Progress

Picnic Tables On Campus

Tristan Bernhard Fall 2017
In Progress

Student Leadership Advisory Council

Jamal White Fall 2019
In Progress

Diversity Leadership Certificate

Tristan Bernhard Fall 2018
In Progress

Extended Library Hours

Jamal White Fall 2017

Working to extend library hours during midterm and finals time for at least a 2 week period 

Completed