Cheryl Brogger is from Dennison, MN and is currently pursuing a dual degree in Executive Administrative Assistant/Medical Administrative Assistant. She is in her third semester with plans to graduate in spring of 2017.
Cheryl wanted to represent DCTC on the Student Senate because it will give her a sense of belonging to the college and stepping out of her comfort zone to learn new things.
In addition to being a member of the Student Senate, Cheryl is a member of Business Professionals of America & Phi Theta Kappa.
After graduation, Cheryl plans to find a position with a smaller company, but is very flexible with her search.
...Thing about DCTC: "She likes that the classes are all held in one building, the staff and instructors, and she has met some really nice friends. "
...Movie: "I cannot narrow it down. I love comedies most!"
...Book: "I don't have a favorite book. I love to read! I just have favorite authors: Kristin Hannah, Jodi Picoult and Lisa Jackson to name a few."
...Musician or band: "This changes with the years. I like a wide variety of music from old country to rap."
...Why other Students should join the Student Senate: "It is a chance for your voice to be heard."
Sumaiya Khan is from Hyderabad, Pakistan, and is currently pursuing a degree in Multimedia and Web design. Sumaiya (Sumi) wanted to represent DCTC on the Student Senate because she wanted the opportunity to communicate and interact with different people. In addition to being a member of the Student Senate, Sumi is also working as a Graphic Designer on-campus and really enjoying her work. After graduation, Sumi plans to get a professional job.
...Thing about DCTC: "Everyone is helpful, Kind, and Friendly."
...Book: "Non-Fiction Books"
...Musician or band: "I listen to a little bit of everything but my absolute favorite is Metallica."
Why other Students should join the Student Senate:
Build your resume
Network and socialize with students, staff, faculty and administrators
The Student Senate is the official voice of students on campus. The Student Senate is involved in many decisions made on campus, including tuition increases, graduation planning and college activities. The Student Senate can also initiate projects for campus improvement. All students are encouraged to participate in the Student Senate.
Chaired by the vice president, the Activities Committee plans and coordinates campus activities and events sponsored by the Student Senate. Events include blood drives, Card Your Valentine, winter and spring parties, Grad Blast, and more!
Student Life Committee
Chaired by the president of the Student Senate and the director of Student Life, the Student Life Committee studies and makes recommendations to the Student Senate on issues related to funding, including tuition increases and club funding requests.
Chaired by the campus liaison, the Outreach Committee works to promote Student Life to the DCTC community, and on Student Life retention efforts. It is the goal of the Outreach Committee to create a stronger community among DCTC students, faculty, and staff.
Student Senate Mission
Represent all DCTC students.
Serve as student body voice with state legislature and other governing bodies.
Work with college administration and faculty to promote high quality education.
Advance cooperation between students and the community.
Increase scholastic interest and achievement.
Organize, maintain and energize activities within the student community.
Encourage students to participate in other organizations related to their fields of study.
Inspire and support student understanding and participation in citizenship activities.