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Its been a busy week of campaigning, but UMKC is finally welcoming their new student government leaders.

SGA Election Results

Aurora Wilson, Staff Writer
March 24, 2023

  Ophelia Griffin is the new Student Government Association (SGA) president.    Griffin, a communications major, is elated to be taking over as president after yearlong tension within SGA and her predecessor, Tim Nyguen.   “I am feeling so excited. A huge weight...

Ripped pieces of document with the UMKC SGA logo centered.

SGA impeaches president, selects interim figurehead

Claire Powell, Staff Writer
March 7, 2023

  Tim Nguyen was removed as UMKC SGA president, a historical decision rendered for a “failure to carry out the duties of student body president,” according to the article of impeachment passed during the Monday student organization meeting.   Eight senators, including...


Tim Nguyen wins SGA presidential race

Lindsey Temaat
April 1, 2021

Tim Nguyen became UMKC’s SGA president-elect for the 2021-22 school year last Friday, garnering 295 votes (52.3%) over incumbent Mahreen Ansari’s 261 (46.27%).  Nguyen ran on community service and professional development platforms aimed to increase student success....

Tim Nguyen runs for SGA president, targets student involvement, professional development

Tim Nguyen runs for SGA president, targets student involvement, professional development

Lindsey Temaat
March 24, 2021

UMKC junior Tim Nguyen is the former president of the UMKC Pre-Dental Society, a supplemental instruction (SI) leader, a discussion group leader for the Honors College and a teaching assistant for two chemistry classes.  Now, Nguyen is running for SGA president to continue...

Four UMKC students standing from left to right, Kyle Potts, Malavika Rajaram, Mahreen Ansari, Abigail Weiler.

UMKC Onward Party: SGA President Ansari leads re-election effort

Lindsey Temaat
March 8, 2021

Mahreen Ansari’s world changed completely when they were sworn in as SGA president this past November. Ansari, a third year political science major, was initially the SGA vice president, but took the top office after former President Brandon Henderson resigned for mental health...

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