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Student Groups and Involvement Opportunities

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Getting involved in campus activities is a great way to meet others and have fun while developing leadership and life skills. It is a way to “maximize” the value of your education while you’re a student and will serve you well after your time at Saint Paul College.

There are a variety of activities, associations, organizations and leadership opportunities available to students. Just review the list below by selecting the name of a Student Association, Organization, or Involvement Opportunity to read details and obtain contact information. A list of current Student Associations and Organizations are on the bulletin board in the east corridor leading to City View Café.

Student Senate is responsible for the chartering of all student groups. If you have questions about the registration process, please contact an Executive Board member at student.senate@saintpaul.edu or 651.846.4084.

Complete the Student Association Registration Form and start your own group.
Requirements to start a group are listed in the form.

Student Associations

Click on the name to read more about the group or involvement opportunity!

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

The Saint Paul College chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) purpose is to promote and increase knowledge and interest in the science, design, development, construction, languages, management and applications of modern computing.

ACM Advisor
Warren Sheaffer - 651.846.1535

El Futuro

The focus of El Futuro is to encourage, enhance and guide current or future students in completing and striving for goals they have set or will set for themselves. This is especially for students who speak English as their second language or who may have come from a Latin American country. The group will support each other to the best of their ability in all aspects of the college journey that we will all come across. We will also shed light on Latin American customs and our heritage for non-Latino members and Latino members. This will benefit the college community by giving students confidence and a positive outlook on the challenges they may face by support students. We will also recruit future students from around our community and all areas of Latin descent.

El Futuro Advisors
Susana Perez Castillejo - Susana.Perez@saintpaul.edu
Julieta Alvarado - Julieta.Alvarado@saintpaul.edu

Kappa Beta Delta

Kappa Beta Delta is for students who are enrolled in institutions accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Kappa Beta Delta was established to encourage and recognize scholarship and accomplishment in the pursuit and completion of studies in business, management and administration that culminates in the conferral of the associate degree.

Muslim Student Association Advisor
Kendal Loewen - Kendal.Loewen@saintpaul.edu

Muslim Student Association

The Muslim Student Association’s purpose is to unite Muslim and non-Muslim students at Saint Paul College and to provide students with a safe and comfortable environment in which they can develop an understanding of Islam, its teachings, and the diverse cultures of the Muslim world.

Muslim Student Association Advisor
Starletta Poindexter - 651.403.4073

PRISM Campus Alliance (People Representing Individuals and Sexual Minorities)

PRISM promotes individuality, growth and understanding within the Saint Paul College community; works to combat mistreatment and misconceptions of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) individuals and their allies; raises awareness among students, faculty, and staff; improves visibility and provides support of GLBT individuals and their allies in the campus community.

PRISM Advisor
Stephanie Hazen - 651.846.1769


Student Organizations

Click on the name to read more about the group or involvement opportunity!

Phi Theta Kappa (Beta Xi Alpha chapter of Saint Paul College)

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is the official honor society of two-year colleges. There are requirements for eligibility including (but not limited to) being enrolled in a regionally accredited institution offering an associate degree program; completing at least 12 credits of coursework that may be applied to an associate degree; and obtaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.5.  More information about Phi Theta Kappa.

Phi Theta Kappa Advisors
John Parker (Coordinating Advisor) - 651.846.1757
Beth Arnold (Chapter Co-Advisor) - 651.846.1630 (ext. 5114)
Ayesha Shariff (Chapter Co-Advisor) - 651.846.1711

Saint Paul College Student Senate

The Student Senate is the official representative of the student body at Saint Paul College. The purpose of the Student Senate is to work to improve the quality of student life and education at Saint Paul College. As a liaison to the administration and faculty, senate represents student ideas, concerns and issues at Saint Paul College. Participation in the organization is an excellent opportunity to engage in the political process, become acquainted with the college system and its resources, and develop leadership skills.

More information about student senate

Student Senate Advisors
John Parker - 651.846.1757
Linda Peterson - 651.846.1733

SkillsUSA

SkillsUSA is an organization established for students to provide quality education experiences in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. Students participate in a variety of social, community service and educational opportunities. Students are able to compete in a wide range of topic areas that cover almost every discipline and program at Saint Paul College.

SkillsUSA Advisors
Keith Setley - 651.846.1539
Tom Hillstead - 651.846.1397


Involvement Opportunities

Click on the name to read more about the group or involvement opportunity!

Interest Groups

Interest groups are an officially recognized group of students that have access to Student Life resources who do not meet the minimum qualifications of, desire the same benefits as, or do not want to become a Student Association. Interest Groups are meant to be flexible and can last only a semester or the entire year depending on the need.

Benefits Include

  • Officially recognized student group
  • Access to campus meeting spaces
  • $100 per year for programs/initiatives
  • OrgSync representation
  • Marketing support from Student Life

Previous Interest Groups

  • Friends of Bill W.
  • Geology Interest Group
  • Mindstorm – Philosophy Discussion Group
  • ASL Conversation Group
  • Reduced group requirements

Complete an Interest Group Registration Form and start your own Interest Group.
Requirements to start a group are listed in the form.

Student Life Committee

The Student Life Committee serves as a viewpoint neutral decision making body that makes funding decisions and recommendations regarding what student activity fees will fund at Saint Paul College. This committee determines budget allocations for student organizations, clubs and the student life programs and events.

Student Life Committee Chair
Sasha Williams - williamss08@my.saintpaul.edu

Student Life Committee Secretary
Amanda Martir - martira00@my.saintpaul.edu

Student Life Committee Advisor
John Parker - 651.846.1757

Student Ambassador Program

The Saint Paul College Student Ambassador program has been established to promote involvement, encouragement and peer understanding to new, current and prospective students. The Ambassadors are financially rewarded for their service with a $350 stipend at the end of the semester. To receive the stipend, they must complete the required 35 hours of service.

More information about the program

Student Ambassador Program Advisor
Dave Mogren - 651.846.1788

Click here to review more information and complete the Ambassador Application.

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