Kevin encourages other students to consider joining Student Senate because "Student Senate is the official voice of the student body. By joining senate, any student can be involved in the many decisions made on campus such as tuition, graduation, and inspiring other students to become involved in campus activities."
...Thing about DCTC: "The MSCSA Student Rally at the State Capitol and attending the BPA State Leadership Conference in Alexandria, Minnesota."
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."
Priscilla Crocker is from Falmouth, MA, and is currently pursuing a degree in Patient Care Technician. Priscilla wanted to represent DCTC on the Student Senate to make friends and to be more involved in the school. In addition to being a member of the Student Senate, Priscilla is a member of ISTC (Information Systems Technology Careers) Club, Veterans' Club, Activities Committee, Diversity Council, Student Ambassador, and a student worker in Academic Affairs. After graduation, Priscilla plans to be accepted into Inver Hills Community College to peruse a degree in Registered Nursing.
...Thing about DCTC: "The involvement of the students. Also everyone is very nice here."
...Book: "A Song of Ice and Fire: Game of Thrones"
...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: "Student Senate should reflect all the students we have on campus. If you want something we don't yet have, we should be made aware of it. This is where you come in. Send an email, approach members on campus, or leave a voicemail. You would be amazed at what we can get done if one person speaks up. Be that person. I'm with you. You're are not alone. You got this."
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.