March: NCORE- National Conference on Race and Ethnicity 2015
The Senate funds students as well to go to the conference. Application deadline was February 27th at midnight. Click here to apply. Applications are currently under review.
March 5th: Senate Day 2nd Floor Atrium 12-1pm
Do you want to know more about the Senate? Are you looking to get involved? This is your opportunity to meet the members and talk to them about their work.
March 12th: Day at the Capitol 2015
Join us at the Capitol!
We will be lobbying for support of the Minnesota State Grant Program! Nearly 50% of St. Kate's undergraduate students receive a state grant, as do 85,000 other college students in the state. We will also have the opportunity to meet with our legislators and thank them for funding the program.
To prepare for Day at the Capitol we will have:
- Info Session at the Senate Meeting
- Info-Training sessions: TBD
- We will be at CdC 372 (Presidents Dining Room) at 8:30 a.m. on (the Day of the event) where we provide students a continental breakfast and we will depart at 9:15 a.m. (transportation is provided). If you can't come early, we have on-the-go breakfast as well.
- Please, register online by visiting www.mnprivatecolleges.org/day-capitol-registration
There is no cost to attend. You'll get a free T-shirt and $10 for lunch.
Unable to attend Day at the Capitol? You can still help by writing a letter to your legislators.
March: Senate awards nominations due March 13!
March: Senate filing forms due March 27!
Interested in being involved in the senate for the year 2015-2016? This is a great leadership opportunity so get engaged by applying.
April 8 - 10: Senate Elections
Students will receive an electronic ballot in their email and have until the 10th to cast their vote. Students graduating May 2015 are not eligible to vote. If you are a candidate please review the campaign guidelines or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.