2007.01.09 > For Immediate Release
contact: Beverly Newsam - University Affairs
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UNO Student Government Swearing In Ceremony Jan. 16
Omaha - The new leaders of student government at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) will take the oath of office in an event set for Tuesday, Jan. 16.
Alexander Williams was elected student body president/regent and Michael White was elected student body vice president in elections held last fall. The swearing in ceremony will take place at 12:30 p.m. in the Milo Bail Student Center Ballroom.
Donal Burns, corporation secretary for the University of Nebraska, will conduct the ceremony for Williams. David Jarvis, UNO student court chief justice, will swear in White.
An informal reception will be held following the ceremony, and the campus community is invited to attend.
Williams is a senior majoring in political science. He joined Student Government as a senator representing the sophomore class and later as an Arts and Sciences senator. Following his appointment as Parliamentarian, he was appointed to the Executive Office of Legislative and Public Relations. On campus, Williams has been a member of Pi Kappa Alpha social fraternity, the Chancellor's Commission on Multicultural Affairs, the University Judicial Committee and the Student Leadership Council, and represented the student body for several years at the university strategic advances.
White is a senior political science major. He has been involved with Student Government since the fall of 2004, when he was elected Student Senator for the College of Business Administration and, later, the College of Arts and Sciences. In addition, White has been active with Pi Kappa Alpha social fraternity, the Interfraternity Council and as an Orientation Leader.
For more information about the Jan. 16 ceremony, call (402) 554-2779.
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