Category: Student Trustee Column

Posted on: May 16, 2022 Posted by: Nematallah Hasan Comments: 0

New student trustee highlights ‘hidden gems’ for students

Photo by Anais Rangel Greetings to my fellow students.  My name is Nematallah Hasan, and I am your new Student Trustee. It is my job to represent the students of Moraine at the monthly Board of Trustees meetings. There, the trustees make decisions about the college, and I provide them with the student point of view. I am a voice that is here to benefit the Moraine community and its…

Posted on: April 3, 2022 Posted by: Delilah Wietsach Comments: 0

Student Trustee: Wietasch bids position farewell, reminds students to vote today

Hello fellow students, for the last time. Were you aware that I was the second student trustee to be sworn in online? Over this past year, it has been an honor serving as your student trustee. Being trustee not only has helped me to improve my time management skills, but also has given me an overall understanding of how Moraine Valley continues to provide for its faculty and students. This…

Posted on: February 27, 2022 Posted by: Delilah Wietsach Comments: 0

Student Trustee: Board of Trustees mulls crucial decisions

You might not realize that Moraine Valley is governed by a Board of Trustees made up of people from the community. What does this governing body do? Well, the Board of Trustees makes many decisions that affect the college. For example, one huge decision the board recently made is increasing tuition. Due to the decrease in enrollment and the rise in inflation, it was only a matter of time before…

Posted on: January 12, 2022 Posted by: Delilah Wietsach Comments: 0

Student Trustee January 2022: COVID Deja vu yields a return to online classes

Delilah Wietasch, Student Trustee Greetings to all students, faculty, and staff! It is getting a bit chilly now, isn’t it? I hope all of you enjoyed the long and wonderful winter break, but now it is time to shift focus back into our educational goals. I’ve come to know that many students are excited to graduate and transfer to another college, or to earn their respective certificates or degrees. I’m…

Posted on: December 5, 2021 Posted by: Delilah Wietsach Comments: 0

Student Trustee: December events include FAFSA seminar

Greetings, students and staff! As we draw closer to the end of the fall semester, I congratulate you on all the demanding work you have put into the year, and hope for the best for all of you. Now that we have returned from our Thanksgiving holiday break, here is what will be going on until the semester ends.  Are you having trouble with financial aid? The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) will be presenting in person to provide help on how to fill out a FAFSA. This event offers one-on-one…

Posted on: November 9, 2021 Posted by: Delilah Wietsach Comments: 0

Student Trustee: Consider your candidacy for next year

We’re almost at the end of the semester, which I know can be both the most exciting and anxiety-inducing time for the students and staff of Moraine. With the end of the fall semester in sight, there is a new opportunity for students: applying for student trustee! I know the title may sound intimidating, but I can assure you that this is one of the best experiences I’ve ever had…

Posted on: October 7, 2021 Posted by: Delilah Wietsach Comments: 0

Student Trustee: Follow protocols to partake in October fun

Photo by Pam Wilinski Be honest, who doesn’t enjoy some sweater weather? As the leaves shift and change colors, Moraine Valley does as well. As our campus continues to operate both virtually, and in person, Here are some reminders of October events. As COVID protocols continue, our campus follows the Governor’s mask and vaccine mandates, in which we are to wear masks inside building and maintain a social distance of…

Posted on: August 29, 2021 Posted by: Delilah Wietsach Comments: 0

Student Trustee Delilah Weitasch: Welcome back!

Students and staff of Moraine Valley, welcome back to campus for our 2021 fall semester! I know many are sobbing about the end of summer vacation, and trust me, I’m feeling emotional, too, but that does not mean that this is the end of the world. Actually, we take another step closer to our career goals as another school year launches. As our campus opens, we can cheer about taking…