The Student Senate is the official representative of the student body at Saint Paul College. The Student Senate is made up of an executive board, a representative from each of the College’s Student Associations and any Saint Paul College student who has obtained voting rights through regular participation in General Assembly meetings.
Campus Associations provide many opportunities for student involvement. In addition to a variety of student-led clubs the campus has three student organizations currently recognized by Saint Paul College:
- Student Senate – The Purpose of the Student Senate is to work to improve the quality of student life and education at Saint Paul College. As a liaison to the administration and faculty, senate represents student ideas, concerns and issues at Saint Paul College. Student Senate oversees all student clubs and organizations on campus. Through its participation with the Minnesota State College Student Association, the Student Senate also has a voice in issues and concerns at the state level. Participation in the organization is an excellent opportunity to engage in the political process, become acquainted with the college system and its resources, and develop leadership skills. Opportunities for involvement include attending regularly scheduled General Assembly meetings or Senate/Student Life sponsored activities, joining a committee, or running for office. Student Senate is also responsible for the recognition and funding of campus clubs and organizations.
- Skills USA-Skills USA is part of a national organization that creates opportunities for students, educators and business. This is accomplished through leadership training, volunteerism opportunities, competitions and conferences, which enhance students’ self-worth and employability skills to create a seamless transition into the workforce.
- Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) – PTK is the international honor society for two-year college. This organization also provides opportunities for individual growth and development through in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming.
For more information on Campus Associations please visit the Office of Student Life and the Student Senate Office located in Room 1170.