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Student Senate

The Student Senate is the Student Government Association at Massasoit Community College. They serve as a liaison between the student body and the college administration, participating in planning and decision-making processes to improve the college experience for all students. They also oversee student clubs and organizations, including the annual review of club applications and the allocation of funds to support the missions of established clubs and organizations. Senators are also very involved members of the college community, planning and attending student activities and events, and participating in community service projects.

Student Senate elections are held each fall with any vacancies throughout the year posted and filled by appointment. There are 20 seats on the Brockton Senate and 6 seats on the Canton Senate. Middleborough Campus students may join the Brockton Senate. Online students may join either the Brockton or Canton Senate. To be eligible for a Senate seat, a currently enrolled student must be in good academic standing (a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 beyond the first semester), have no disciplinary records at the College, and submit a completed nomination form.

Attendance at weekly meetings is mandatory for Senators. Senate meetings are open to all members of the college community.

Brockton Campus: SC155 – Student Senate Conference Room every Wednesday at 3:00 p.m.

Advisor: Annie Collins, Director of Student Life – acollin11@massasoit.mass.edu

Canton Campus: C108 – Student Senate Conference Room every Monday at 12:00 p.m.

Advisor: Judi Smith, Student Life Coordinator – jsmith@massasoit.mass.edu

For more information on joining the Student Senate, please email the Senate Advisor.

To contact the Student Senate with questions or concerns, please email sga@massasoit.edu.

Join the Massasoit Community College – Student Senate group Facebook page.

Student Trustee

The Student Trustee is the elected student representative to the Board of Trustees , the College’s governing board that typically meets once a month. The Student Trustee serves as the voice of the students in matters such as strategic planning, financial decision-making, and policy development. In addition, the Student Trustee represents the College on the statewide Student Advisory Council that meets monthly and serves as a member of the Brockton Student Senate that meets weekly. The Student Trustee also has opportunities to meet with legislators and advocates for the students at Massasoit and community colleges as a whole.

The Student Trustee is elected by the student body each April and serves a one-year term from July 1-June 30.

The 2020-2021 Student Trustee is Cindy Mack. Students may contact Cindy at  cmack2@massasoit.mass.edu with any questions or concerns.

Presidential Student Ambassadors (PSA’s)

Presidential Student Ambassadors (PSA’s) are paid student leaders who represent the college at enrollment events such as new student orientations, campus tours, and open houses. They also serve as hosts to campus VIP’s, represent Massasoit in the community, and assist at special events. PSA’s are hired through a selective process and receive extensive paid training to develop as student leaders. Applicants must be enrolled in at least 6 credits and must demonstrate a record of academic achievement and leadership at Massasoit Community College. PSA’s must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5, be actively involved in leadership roles on campus or through community service, be a positive spokesperson for the college, and be comfortable working with diverse populations.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email studentlife@massasoit.edu to request an application. PSA’s are required to work January and summer new student orientations, and must be willing to be trained to conduct campus tours.

Clubs/Student Organizations

Participation in student clubs and organizations develops student leadership skills. Members plan, organize, and implement programs and service projects to promote the club’s mission, celebrate diversity, create an inclusive campus climate, and support the needs of the community. Students are encouraged to take on leadership roles within the club and club officers receive training in leadership development and club management. Visit the Brockton Student Clubs and Canton Student Clubs pages for a list of active clubs.