Student Senate

The purpose of Student Senate is to organize, maintain and stimulate activities within the student body; encourage students to join student organizations, and to promote student academic interest and achievements.

Purpose of Student Senate

  • To organize, maintain and stimulate activities within the student body;
  • To further academic interest and achievement with all groups of students;
  • To encourage students to join student organizations related to their field of study;
  • To encourage and support student understanding and participation in citizenship activities;
  • To promote student/community relations;
  • To establish communication between students and staff, community organizations and other educational bodies.

Activities and Contributions

The Student Senate is involved and carries out a variety of activities that vary from year to year. Examples of past activities include blood drives, job fairs, sponsorship of the "Welcome Picnic," holiday parties and events and participation/sponsorship of "Movie Nights," etc.

The Student Senate also has sponsored several major contributions to the College including monitors, picnic tables, landscaping, furniture, changing stations, etc.

Membership

Any enrolled student paying post-secondary tuition and Student Senate activity fees is eligible for membership.

The following member rights apply:
1. To vote for elective positions of the student government;
2. To hold office, appointive or elective, when meeting the requirements as stated in Article IX;
3. To participate in Pine Technical & Community College activities;
4. To voice opinions on all issues presented to the Pine Technical & Community College Student Senate;
5. To bring forth motions on the floor.

2019-2020 Student Senate Representatives

  • President, Dylan Roberts
  • Vice President, Theresa Drevecky
  • Secretary, Nate Williams
  • Treasurer, Lief Johnson
  • Parliamentarian, Colton Abbott

For more information regarding Student Senate, contact Brigett Hippen, Student Senate Advisor, Brigett.Hippen@pine.edu.

 2020 Advocacy Day at the State Capital.

Student Senate officers (l to r): Theresa Drevecky, Vice President, Dylan Roberts, President, MN State Senator Jason Rarick, and Colton Abbott, Parliamentarian (far right)

 

Student Senate Officers Dylan Roberts, Vice President and Colton Abbott, Parliamentarian took 1st Place for the Legislative Training Game out of 35 teams at the 2020 January LeadMN conference.

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