Committed to comm”U”nity

A message from your SA President- and Vice President-Elect As your newly elected Student Association (SA) president and vice president, DaeRon and I are dedicating ourselves to our Hastings College community, past, present and future. Right now, more than ever, we need to support one another and stay united. We will continue to take care of each other and get through this together as one … Continue reading Committed to comm”U”nity

Voting to start for ‘20-’21 SA president & vice president

Elections for the 2020–21 Student Association (SA) president and vice president will be conducted through online voting April 13–15 following the campaign period which started on March 30 and will end the day voting begins — potential candidates were to submit an intent to run by March 13. Due to campus closure, candidates campaigned online and through social media platforms. Two candidates for SA president, … Continue reading Voting to start for ‘20-’21 SA president & vice president

Senate approves $2,650

Student Association (SA) Senate met for the first time since Jan. 15, in the Wilson Auditorium at 7:39 p.m. on Feb. 19. A previously scheduled meeting was canceled and this meeting was pushed back due to the traveling student section at basketball versus Concordia University last Wednesday.  The meeeting opened with the approval of the last meeting’s minutes.  After going through announcements and updates from … Continue reading Senate approves $2,650

SA hosts craft-making nights for students

As the winter holidays approach, Hastings College offers a solution for the holiday dilemma of buying gifts on a student budget. Since November, five events have been hosted with the goal of encouraging students to learn new skills while giving them the opportunity to create unique gifts for family and friends.  This series of events started with a Pinterest craft-themed night, following with knitting and … Continue reading SA hosts craft-making nights for students

SA and Scholarship Committee partner to combine funding

The Hastings College Student Association (SA) has partnered with the Student Scholarship Funds (SSF) Selection Committee, formerly known as the Student Research and Travel (SRT) Funds Committee, to create the Students4Students Scholarships. This comes after SA had a surplus amount of funds, and hearing that the SSF Selection Committee had a limited budget after funding was moved into the new sophomore travel experience expenses.  Students … Continue reading SA and Scholarship Committee partner to combine funding

Students voice their opinions at a Student Association Senate meeting

Larger SA budget for 2019-2020

The Hastings College Student Association (SA) held their first budget request meeting on Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Wilson Auditorium. One individual student and 14 student groups requested a total of $57,204.38 of the available $71,775 in the SA unallocated fund, an increase from last year’s $68,000 starting fund. After opening of the meeting and approval of last meeting’s minutes, Senate moved to the … Continue reading Larger SA budget for 2019-2020

The new campus connect desk is in HSU where the IT Helpdesk used to be.

Campus Connect Desk becomes hub for questions

A new feature to this academic school year that students and visitors of Hastings College will see immediately when entering the Hazelrigg Student Union (HSU) is the Campus Connect Desk. In previous years, that location had been the home of the Information Technology helpdesk, which moved to Perkins Library. The desk was initiated by Director of First-Year Experience Kimberly Milovac to be a central hub … Continue reading Campus Connect Desk becomes hub for questions

Alumna returns as new coordinator of student activities

As of this year, Hastings College Alumna Bethany Simoens is the new Coordinator of Student Activities. Simoens graduated from HC in 2018 with a double major in math and economics, and plans to continue her schooling at a later time to get a Doctor of Philosophy in environmental economics.  During the year between her graduation and now, Simoens traveled in Europe for six months teaching … Continue reading Alumna returns as new coordinator of student activities

SA senate appoints committees

Student Association (SA) senate held their first meeting of the 2019-2020 academic school year in the Wilson Auditorium this past Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.  After opening the meeting, senators went over duties and procedures of being an SA senator. New to duties this year, senators will now serve one hour a week at the Campus Connect desk in Hazelrigg Student Union. Senators will give students … Continue reading SA senate appoints committees

Senate holds two meetings in one night, approves leadership, amendment

Student Association (SA) senators met twice on May 7, in order to conduct two separate meetings, with the first beginning at 7 p.m. in Wilson Auditorium. This comes after SA Senate did not meet quorum last week at the April 30 meeting, which was scheduled one hour earlier than the regular meeting time in order to work around this year’s Academic Showcase Day schedule. The … Continue reading Senate holds two meetings in one night, approves leadership, amendment