We recently interviewed Vanessa Cadavillo, President of the DePaul University Student Government Association (SGA), about her organization’s campaign to win funding for Illinois’ MAP grant program.
Please tell us your name and current position in student government. Please also tell us a little bit about who you are: your year, major, and any other background info you’d like to share.
My name is Vanessa Cadavillo. I am the current President of the DePaul Student Government Association. I am a senior majoring in Political Science with minors in Economics and Journalism. I am originally from Skokie, Illinois.
How did you get involved in SGA?
I first became involved with SGA as a freshman. I ran for the position of Senator for First Year Students in the fall quarter. Since then, I’ve run for the Senator for Second Year Students, Executive Vice President for Student Affairs, and President.