Trenholm State Community College

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Getting involved! Grow your leadership skills by being a member of the Student Government Association, or start a campus club or organization that focuses on your specific field of study or interests. At Trenholm, we support our students’ social and personal growth to create a positive learning environment that enhances the total student experience.

 

SGA and Miss Trenholm State Community College Application Requirements And Qualifications

Requirements for SGA Applicants at Trenholm State Community College according to the TSCC SGA Constitution.

A person desiring to run for an SGA elected office shall file an application with Student Services as a step in becoming eligible for candidacy. After meeting all the requirements stated in the SGA Constitution and below the person shall officially become eligible for candidacy by official notification by the Office of the Dean of Students.

Composition of SGA and Candidacy Requirements

There shall be three (3) elected members of SGA and (5) appointed members as follows:

  • Four (4) elected positions a presiden, a vice-president, a treasurer, Miss Trenholm State Community College.
  • Five (5) appointed officers - a chief of staff (executive secretary), an information officer, a college reporter, a parliamentarian, a student leadership chairman.

Qualifications For Candidacy

Academic Requirements for SGA Positions (Elected and Appointed Positions)

  • Full time student
  • Must be enrolled in Associate Degree Program
  • Completed a full semester at Trenholm State Community College with a minimum of 12 hours completed.
  • 3.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average. (student must maintain a 3.0 cumulative average during the term of office)
  • Student must be entering their sophomore year for the term they are campaigning.
  • Good standing. (No disciplinary or academic probation record)

Application Packet Submission Requirements (Elected and Appointed Positions)

  • SGA Electronic Application must be submitted online to the Student Services Division.
  • Submit 3 letters of recommendations. (two letters from instructors, one letter from someone in the community)
  • Three (3) candidate photos: Business Attire, Casual Attire, Semi-formal Attire.(Submitted via upload (image file only) to online application)
  • Bio Sheet/Platform - (submitted via upload as a word document or pdf to the online application).
  • Student must have a campus mentor who agrees to be present at all activity sponsored events by the candidate and advise student during his/her campaign and tenure in office.

Candidacy/Campaigning Requirements

  • Official Candidate Contract signed and returned after being approved for candidacy by Dean of Students or designee.
  • Candidate must at all times represent the ideals of a good citizen and inherent the missions of the college.
  • Candidates mst follow regulations stipulated in campaign rules in their packet.
  • After becoming eligible for candidacy, a candidate shall be responsible for obtaining a thorough knowledge of all election regulations, ignorance of such regulations shall be no escuse for any breach or violation thereof.

Should you have any questions, please contact Ms. Valerie Alle-Porterfield, for more information 334-420-4464 or vallen@trenholmstate.edu.

February 18, 2020 (Tuesday) - SGA and Miss Trenholm Applications for the Spring 2020 elections are available online. These are electronic appliacations. All applications must be completed in before they can be submitted electronically.

March 16, 2020 (Monday) - Deadline for submission of completed SGA Candidacy Application Packets

March 27, 2020 (Monday) - Candidates notified via student email if they have been selected to run for office. If selected they must report to Ms. Porterfield office on the Trenholm Campus to sign a Candidate Contract before April 1, 2020

April 1-15, 2020 - Candidates will also be notified of their formal interview. Exact dates and time TBD. Candidates will be contracted to confirm schedules once a date has been set. The formal interview weights 25% on your vote. 75% is from popular vote.

April 1, 2020 (Wednesday) - April 15, 2020 (Wednesday) - Formal campaigning for the Spring 2020 student elections shall begin Wednesday, April 1, 2020.

April 14, 2020 (Tuesday) - POLLS OPEN - A link will be sent to all students via email and text message to access the electronic polls on April 14, 2020

April 15, 2020 (Wednesday) - POLLS CLOSE - Polls will close at 11:59 p.m April 15, 2020.

April 16, 2020 (Thursday) - ElECTION RESULTS - Election results will be anounced April 16, 2020 during Student Appreciation Day and via TSCC Social Media Sites and email.

Any person failing to meet deadlines shall not be eligible for candidacy. After becoming eligible for candidacy, a candidate shall be responsible for obtaining a thorough knowledge of all election regulations. Ignorance of such regulations shall be no excuse for any breach or violation thereof.

Elected SGA Officers

President
Vice President
Treasurer

Appointed SGA Officers

Chief of Staff-Executive Secretary
Public Information Officer
College Reporter
Parliamentarian
Student Leadership Chairman

For more detailed information on every position please view the SGA Constitution.

History of
Excellence

For half a century, thousands of students have charted their path to success at Trenholm State Community College. From the 1960s to today, we have been part of the fabric of Montgomery and the River Region, growing to include diverse programs of study, multiple campuses, and online learning. Now, we celebrate the present and move forward with a renewed dedication to our community and the success of our students. We invite you to join us.

Contact Trenholm State

1-866-753-4544 334-420-4200 or email us

Trenholm Campus:
1225 Air Base Blvd
Montgomery, Alabama 36108
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Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 10048
Montgomery, Alabama 36108