Utilize existing space in Campus Crossroads to create a “ThinkSpace” area in which students can explore and brainstorm innovative ideas
Champion a new initiative for community engagement, Strengthening the BoND, that connects Notre Dame students with semester-long internship opportunities in South Bend
Evaluate the existing Title IX policies and procedures both on campus and abroad and encourage the transparency of university sexual assault data and statistics
Support and expand preventative measures against sexual assault including Green Dot and the It’s On Us initiative to go beyond basic education to encourage action through the advertising and implementation of the Companion App, or equivalent
Commit to outwardly supporting student-led initiatives that work towards the betterment of our community and push for greater transparency and collaboration in Senate with clubs, organizations and underrepresented groups
Encourage open conversations on real, pertinent issues such as white privilege and police brutality through the forum of town halls and Moreau’s First Year Course
Commit to ending the stigma around mental health on campus through the support of initiatives such as the “Just Ask” campaign and the improvement of 24/7 mental health hotline services at Notre Dame
Expand Stress Relievers by adding even more opportunities for students to relax throughout the year
Apply lessons taught by Pope Francis in his recent encyclical, Laudato ‘Si, to become a national leader in sustainability by divesting university funds from fossil fuels into more renewable energy
Partner with the South Bend Office of Sustainability to address the growing problem of sustainability in our shared community.
Corey Robinson is a junior Program of Liberal Studies major from San Antonio, TX with minors in sustainability and business economics. Corey plays wide receiver on the varsity football team and used to live in Knott Hall. He is the co-founder of One Shirt One Body, a nonprofit that encourages higher education through the donation of athletic issued apparel. He has worked around campus in a variety of positions: as the Athletics Representative on the Executive Cabinet, Vice President of Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC), and board member on a number of athletic committees including Atlantic Coast Conference SAAC. Due to three weeks of missionary service in Recife, Brazil and promoting the university among international students, Corey is an honorary member of the ND Alumni Club of Brazil. One of his most interesting feats since college is writing two articles for SportsIllustrated.com. Although Corey was eligible for graduation this May, he elected to stay for another year in order to help make Notre Dame the innovative leader it can be. Corey is excited to use his varied experience to lead the University he loves and represent the Student Body.
Becca Blais is a Sophomore from New Smyrna Beach, FL, now on campus living in Farley Hall and studying Political Science and Peace Studies. She is passionate about Student Government and has served in two branches during her time here: on Executive Cabinet as Director of Internal Affairs and in Judicial Council as an Election Committee member. Outside of Student Government, she is Vice President of Be The Match, the national bone marrow registry club at Notre Dame, as well as a Dean’s Fellow for the College of Arts & Letters. Serving in various campus employments, such as serving as a notetaker for the Office of Disability Services and as an Undergraduate Tourguide, she understands the value of perseverance in the workplace. Becca has spent her breaks traveling all over the world - ranging from Appalachia to Sri Lanka - and is continuing to apply the lessons learned outside of school to her studies at Notre Dame. She is excited to bring her experiences and vision to this position and is prepared to work diligently to accomplish the goals of the Student Body.
Michael Markel is a Junior originally from Canton, Ohio that now resides in Dillon Hall. He is majoring Neuroscience and Behavior and has a minor in Peace Studies. Freshman Class Council was where he began his Student Government career; following his experiences, he worked as the Vice President of the Sophomore Class Council and is currently a member of the Junior Class Council. He has participated in the Global Medical Brigades endeavor to bring medical aid to the people of Estelí, Nicaragua and, closer to home, volunteers at Memorial Hospital. Michael has a passion for mental health issues and has done research in Dr. Anne Simons' Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Laboratory and Dr. Michelle Wirth's Emotion and Stress Physiology Laboratory. He welcomes any questions or concerns and is excited to begin this campaign season.
Come hear about our platform and how you can help at our first pep rally!
Where: Geddes basement auditorium
Bring your friends and get ready to kick off the campaign!
Listen to Corey's band, Rolfs Aquatic, play in one of their first gigs on campus! They will be playing a couple covers of popular songs and an original song written by Corey and Joe Schmidt.
Where: LaFortune Basement
Learn more about our campaign as we field questions on our platform as well as other matters on campus and nationwide. We'd love to talk to you afterwards if you have any other questions.
Where: LaFortune Basement
Vote! Polls open from 8:00am-8:00pm. Don't forget to vote for Robinson and Blais. We will be with our team members all over campus encouraging students to vote Robinson Blais. Come talk to us!