Student Events Advisor, Matthew Bertuch ’14

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.

Dear Student Body,

My name is Matthew Bertuch, and I want to be your Student Events Advisor. The main objective of the SEA is to attend Social Affairs Committee meetings, and help student groups coordinate their events. I have experience in this process having been a member of the Delta Upsilon social committee for the last two semesters, planning events like Margaritaville. I want to be the link between you, the students, and the resources that can make your event a reality. I know that the SAC process can be intimidating, but it I assure you that if I’m there to facilitate the process I’ll make sure it’s as painless as possible. I also think that because we have such a diverse campus population, it is important for me to seek out a variety of opinions when planning social events, utilizing a wider range of underused spaces including the amphitheater and LPAC, to allow for an event schedule more diverse in scope. I would be honored to lend my experience to represent you, the student body, as the SEA. I will work hard to make this year an exciting and enjoyable one.


  1. I think this is without a doubt the greatest platform ever, and Matthew Bertuch is essentially a living God. Any result other than one in which he receives every vote cast would be a travesty. Come on Swarthmore, let’s make this year a Matt year.

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