Unlock Your Leadership Potential: Join the Pima Community College Student Senate

Student Governing Board Representative Rebecca Ursule (center) with members of the Student Senate

By Rebecca Ursule, Student Governing Board Representative

Image courtesy of Pima Community College Student Senate

Are you passionate about making a difference in the Pima Community College (PCC) experience? Do you want to be a voice for your fellow students, representing their concerns and advocating for positive change? If so, the PCC Student Senate might be the perfect avenue for you to channel your enthusiasm and drive for student advocacy.

A Diverse Representation

The PCC Student Senate is composed of up to two elected student representatives from various campuses, ensuring a diverse and inclusive representation. These campuses include Desert Vista, Downtown, East, Northwest, West Campus and PimaOnline. In addition, there’s an appointed representative for Adult Education, adding an extra layer of inclusivity.

Advocacy in Action

The primary role of student representatives is to bring forth the issues and concerns of students, staff, program leaders and more to the attention of Pima Administration. This collaborative effort aims to continually improve the college experience for everyone involved. By actively engaging with the student body, the Student Senate plays a crucial role in shaping the policies and decisions that impact students’ lives.

Learn, Connect, and Empower

If you’re intrigued by the prospect of being a student representative but have questions about the time commitment or the application process, fear not! The Student Senate invites you to attend the Student Senate Information Sessions. These sessions are designed to provide you with all the information you need, including insights into the responsibilities of student senators and the impact they can make.

Information Session Dates:

·         Wednesday, February 28, 11-12 p.m. (Virtual)

·         Thursday, March 14, 12-1 p.m. (Virtual)

·         Tuesday, March 26, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (Virtual)

Can’t make any of these dates? Not to worry! Reach out to Senate Advisor Julia Michalak ([email protected]) to schedule an individual meeting.

Hear It from the Senators

Who better to provide insights into the Student Senate experience than the current student senators themselves? Attendees of the information sessions will have the opportunity to hear from these representatives, gaining a firsthand perspective on what it means to represent their fellow PCC students. Learn about their journey, challenges they’ve faced and the rewards of being actively involved in the decision-making process.

Application Details

Ready to take the plunge into student advocacy? The Student Senate application period opens on Monday, February 12 at 8 a.m., and closes on Wednesday, March 27 at 11:59 p.m. Submit your application through PimaEngage and you could be on your way to becoming a crucial part of the Student Senate, contributing to positive change within the Pima Community College community.

Your Voice Matters

Joining the PCC Student Senate is more than just a commitment; it’s an opportunity to make a lasting impact on the student experience. By being a part of this dynamic and engaged group, you can actively contribute to shaping the future of Pima Community College.

Don’t miss this chance to unlock your leadership potential and become a driving force for positive change. The PCC Student Senate awaits your passion, dedication and commitment to making a difference. Apply today and be a catalyst for a brighter future at Pima Community College!