Category: Student Trustee Column

Posted on: May 9, 2024 Posted by: Stefanie DaCosta Comments: 0

Congratulations to the Class of 2024 from Student Trustee, Stefanie DaCosta

Photo courtesy of the Moraine Valley Marketing Department Dear Fellow students,  As finals week approaches and the cloud of anticipation, nervousness, and excitement hoovers above us, I want to remind you to stop, take a deep breath, and reflect on the past 15 weeks. We have made it through tough exams, daunting assignments, and countless lectures. We laughed, cried, and everything in between to get to the point we are…

Posted on: April 29, 2024 Posted by: Stefanie DaCosta Comments: 0

Student Trustee, Stefanie DaCosta, embarks on new term

Photo courtesy of Moraine Marketing Department My name is Stefanie DaCosta, I am a nursing student at Moraine Valley Community College, and will be finishing my first year in a few more weeks. I earned an Associate degree in liberal arts from Moraine Valley in 2019. Last year, I decided to return to Moraine to embark on a new endeavor. Prior to my decision to return to further my education,…

Posted on: January 18, 2024 Posted by: Demetri Sianis Comments: 0

Student Trustee: Attend Board meetings to be eligible for next Student Trustee

Student Trustee elections are only three months away. The requirements to be a student trustee are to attend two board meetings before April and fill out the application. Only two meetings are left to attend to be eligible to run for office. The first meeting is on February 20, and the second is on March 19, so make sure you participate in the meetings if you have yet to attend…

Posted on: November 28, 2023 Posted by: Demetri Sianis Comments: 0

Student Trustee: Prepare early for Final Exams, end of semester

Photo by Pexels Free Photos Not to be the bearer of bad or scary news but, the final week of the semester is the week of December 11 – 15. The best way to prepare for final exams is studying the material that you learned in the class and using time wisely to prepare for each of your classes. Depending on your teacher, you may be given a study guide…

Posted on: October 12, 2023 Posted by: Demetri Sianis Comments: 0

Student Trustee: Run to raise funds, or as the next Student Trustee

Photo by Pam Wilinski, former Editor-in-Chief Hello Fellow Students, I hope everyone is doing well in their studies, and if you need anything, I am always here to lend an ear and help you with any questions or problems. During the second half of the Fall semester my office hours are Fridays from 11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. You can find me in the PTK office on the second floor…

Posted on: September 11, 2023 Posted by: Demetri Sianis Comments: 0

Student Trustee: Mark your calendars for dates, and support your MV Cyclones

Photo by mvcyclones.com Hello fellow students, I hope everyone is having a wonderful start to the semester, and finding ways to become involved in clubs, organizations and opportunities on campus. This month, I wanted to highlight a few dates and promote our fall sports. First, classes are canceled on Tuesday, Oct. 3 for Staff Development Day. The day provides time for faculty and staff to learn new skills to implement…

Posted on: August 14, 2023 Posted by: Demetri Sianis Comments: 0

Student Trustee: Welcome back to campus! Check out Student Life clubs and organizations.

Photo by Aidan McGuire Demetri Sianis, Student Trustee Welcome back fellow students! I hope everyone had a great summer break. I was here during summer taking classes, but I still enjoyed the sunshine and warm weather. It was a nice break, but now we must all get back into our routine of school and studying.   Here at Moraine Valley Community College, we offer more than just classes and places to study.…

Posted on: April 30, 2023 Posted by: Demetri Sianis Comments: 0

Student Trustee: Meet Demetri Sianis

Photo courtesy of Moraine Valley Community College Secretary Beth McElroy Kirkwood presides over the Oath of Office ceremony of new Student Trustee, Demetri Sianis on April 18, 2023. Pictured in the background are President Dr. Sylvia Jenkins and Board Chair, Brian O’Neill. My name is Demetri Sianis, and I am the new Student Trustee for the 2023-24 school year.  I’m in the culinary, baking and pastry degree program here at…