Senator of the Month: Jessica Johansen
Jess is a senior, biological science major from North Platte, Nebraska. She is currently serving as the Non-Traditional Representative and Recording Secretary in her second year on Senate.
Jessica was nominated for Senator of the Month for her work as Recording Secretary. She has shown great attention to detail and dedication to accuracy. She has also been very proactive, making sure records are available in a timely manner. We thank Jess for her committment, leadership, and active involvement.
The Student Senate focuses on the interests and opinions of the students in regard to the operations of the College. Through involvement in a wide variety of campus affairs the Senate provides a means for students to participate in the formulation and application of institutional policy affecting academic and student services. From this participation, the Student Senate aims to express student views and interests to the administration, develop better educational standards, facilities, and teaching methods, and to foster the recognition of the rights and responsibilities of students to the school and community.
Questions, comments or concerns? Contact the Student Senate at StudentSenate@peru.edu.
|Faculty/Staff Appreciation Night
April 16, 2014
| Student Senate Banquet
April 27, 2014
April 29, 2014 @ 4 PM
|Hwy 67 - Meet in the Commuter Lot
||Sergeant at Arms
||Student Board Member to the Board of Trustee
||VP Staff Advisor
||Student Activities Coordinator
Front Row (L to R): Lexi Neemann, Ellen Larsen
Back Row (L to R): Jessica Johansen, Ama Bikoko, Brooke Earnest, Jake Hedden, and Natasha Bradley
All Peru State College students, seeking membership to Peru State College Student Senate must not be on any type of probation. With the exclusion of freshman all students, must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 at the end of the semester preceding the election and must be taking at least twelve (12) semester hours each semester at Peru State College.
Student Senate Petitions Available
President and Vice-President petitions are now available outside of the Student Organizations Office in the Student Center. All petitions are due in the box outside the Student Organizations Office by 5 p.m. on the posted deadline.
- According to Article 2, Section 1.2 of the Student Senate Constitution, all Peru State College students seeking to run for the office of President or Vice President must have completed at least 30 college credit hours (15 of which must be completed at Peru State College), these 30 hours must be completed prior to running for office. In addition candidates must have previously served at least one term or currently be serving a term on the Student Senate of Peru State College. Candidates must meet all requirements of Article I of this Constitution, complete all required paperwork including a petition signed by fifty students and the student identification number of the electors signing the petition.
- Article 1 Requirements: All Peru State College students, seeking election to the Student Senate of Peru State College must not be on any type of probation. All students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 at the end of the semester preceding the election (excluding freshman), must be taking at least twelve semester hours each semester at Peru State College
Senator At Large petitions are now available outside of the Student Organizations Office in the Student Center. All petitions are due in the box outside the Student Organizations Office by 5 p.m. on the posted deadline.
- According to Article 1, Section 1.1 of the Student Senate Constitution, all Peru State College students, seeking election to the Student Senate of Peru State College must not be on any type of probation. All students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 at the end of the semester preceding the election (excluding freshman), must be taking at least twelve semester hours each semester at Peru State College, and complete all required paperwork including a petition containing twenty-five signatures and the student identification number of the electors of the vacant seat being elected. Only one petition is allowed per student per election.
Student Senate is seeking nominations for the Barb Lewellen Award and the Scroll of Service Awards. Descriptions of the awards and those eligible are listed below.
Nominations are welcome from all PSC students, student organizations, faculty, staff, and administrators.
Nominations are to be delivered via campus mail to the Student Senate Office. Nominations must be in written form and include a short biography or reason why you believe the nominee should receive one of the distinguished awards.
Student Senate will review the nominations and vote for the recipients. The winners will be announced during the Student Senate banquet in the spring.
The awards’ descriptions are as follows:
Barb Lewellen Award
This award is designed to honor an outstanding faculty, staff member, or administrator who has distinguished him or herself through the betterment of students and student life at Peru State College. The award is open to all part or full-time faculty, staff or administrators. An individual trophy will be presented to the winner. The recipient will also have their name engraved on the plaque, which is located in the entrance of the Student Center.
Scroll of Service Award
The Scroll of Service Award is the highest non-academic award that is given to a student at Peru State College. The Scroll of Service Award is designed to honor any full-time PSC student for dedication and service to the student body and college.
The recipient will be presented with a plaque during the Student Senate banquet.
Please contact Student Senate at StudentSenate@campus.peru.edu, if you have any questions.
Each semester Peru State College Student Senate prepares especially made Survival Kits for your PSC students to enjoy during the holidays. The kit contains various foods and beverages including Skittles, Pringles, Gum, Cookies, Twizzlers, Microwave Popcorn, Laffy Taffy, Kool-Aid Juice Pouches, Easy Mac and much more!
(If your student has special dietary needs, please let us know)
Fall & Spring kits are $15.00
Trick or Treat & St. Patty's Day kits are $10.00
Each survival kit will be personally delivered to your student with a note from you. Checks can be made payable to PSC Student Senate.
The kits will be delivered to your student’s room during the week before Finals Week and before each holiday.
All profits go toward Student Senate sponsorships, activities, and awards. This is our chief source of funding which enables us to serve the entire PSC student body to its fullest. Also, this year there is an option for off-campus residents to receive survival kits.
Thank you in advance for your help and support,
PSC Student Senate President
Any questions can be answered by emailing StudentSenate@campus.peru.edu.
Send payment and note to:
PSC Student Senate
P.O. Box 10
Peru, NE 68421
Universal Parking Permit
At the beginning of the year, in the month of August, Peru State College Student Senate will offer a raffle to all campus members for a Universal Parking Permit. The permit allows the individual to park in all areas on campus, excluding reserved, visitor, and handicapped spaces. To be eligible, the individual must already have a paid parking permit.
Raffle tickets are $1 per ticket, or $5 for 10 tickets. All profits go toward Student Senate sponsorship, activities, and awards.
Any questions can be answered by emailing StudentSenate@campus.peru.edu.