Category: Student Trustee Column

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…

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

New student trustee strives to help students transition to college setting

Staff and students at Moraine Valley Community College, it is so wonderful to meet you! My name is Delilah Wietasch and I’m absolutely honored and looking forward to being your Student Trustee for the 2021-2022 school year. I came to Moraine Valley with the purpose of seeking higher education and the determination to become a teacher. As the second Student Trustee to be sworn in online, I’m ready to help…

Posted on: March 25, 2021 Posted by: Lauren Hassen Comments: 0

Hassen prepares to hand over reins of student trustee position

Did you know that I am the first Student Trustee at Moraine Valley Community College to be sworn in virtually? Well if not, now you do. Being the Student Trustee over this past year has been a privilege but has also been a testament of my patience and my work ethic. I have never been challenged as much in my life as I have been within this past year. As…

Posted on: March 8, 2021 Posted by: Lauren Hassen Comments: 0

MV Foundation scholarship applications decline; apply today

            Although spring break is around the corner, it’s important for students to take the time to apply for the hundreds of scholarships our college has available! Yes, you read that correctly, there are more than 200 scholarships that are readily available for students for both part-time and full-time students, FAFSA and non-FAFSA, with some being gender- or age-specific, and others targeted on certain degree programs. Some scholarships require a…