Associated Students Meeting: April 26, 2017

Lobby Committee is traveling to Washington D.C. Open Education Resources Undocumented Student Rights Transgender Student Rights Bridge Act Jobs Act Real Act America RISING Act Mobilizing Against Sanctuary Cities Act Advisor Will be attending the Lobby Committees trip to Washington D.C Drag Show Associated Student are putting on a Drag Show Show will be May 26, 2017 Budget for funds accepted

Associated Students Meeting: April 12, 2017

From the Director of PCC Rosemead, Raquel Torres-Retana: Last year PCC Rosemead held a meeting at this campus During the fall semester, about 5,000 students were enrolled About 3,000 students take one to three classes 25% students come to Rosemead only Raquel gives a special thanks to new leadership members Victoria and Chris at Rosemead Executive Board Reports: VP for Public Relations, Sam Salamon: Drop the Mic Coffee Night April 13th at 7 pm VP for Campus Activities Norman Lambert: Star Wars: Rogue One April …

Associated Students: Standards of Student Conduct updates

Was on the BoT meeting for approval or ratification but AS requested more time because they felt like students should be in charge of approving it Associated Students was not able to have representation at the College Council meeting when the Standards of Student Conduct were passed (no student presence because students were unavailable — not the fault of the committee) Associated Students wanted to have the chance to review the Standards before they were officially passed “Our student trustee has reviewed them preliminarily, and …

Board of Trustees Meeting: April 5, 2017

Approval of request for reduced teaching service with full STRS Credit Approve/ additional compensation for Academic Personnel AS introduced themselves in front of Board of Trustees, informed them about future Washington DC trips. Focusing on movements to increase college affordability by fixing home and food insecurities. Shower facilities for homeless students approved AS board pulled out “Standards of Student Conduct” because it’s something that can be passed under AS authorization Requests more time to talk about this policy A.S-T Film, Television and Electronic Media …

Associated Students Meeting: March 29, 2017

The Health Center announced there will be movie night next Thursday, April 6th. The Hunting Ground is about college students who have been raped on campus and who face retaliation as they fight for justice. Also, they said they are planning a suicide prevention training for students and staff in the near future (no details). On April 5th, at 6pm, the AS will have a joint meeting with the B.O.T. On April 12 the AS will hold their meeting at the Rosemead campus. Student trustee …

Associated Students: Resolutions Report

SB-6, AB-21, and SB-68: Undocumented students SB-68 seeks to overturn an existing law which exempts all students who have spent 3 or more years at any combination of California schools from paying out-of-state tuition, with the exception of non-immigrant aliens. SB-6 requires the Department of Social Services to reach out to non-profit organizations that provide legal services and provide them with funding. This funding will be prioritized for assisting Veterans, people eligible for the Deferred Actions for Childhood Arrivals program, individuals who have a claim …

Associated Students Meeting: March 15, 2017

During Minutes, Julia reported that she would attend a meeting regarding the school’s mission statement and whether or not it needed revising. According to Julia, the Flea Market Finance board is looking to finance an on campus project with around a million dollars Julia wants to suggest projects that increase sustainability, including additional water filters on campus, more car chargers and less electricity usage on campus. Kiely apparently discussed the possibility of free tuition in the first year for qualified students in the College Council …

Associated Students Meeting: March 8, 2017

April 5th AS is required to attend the Board of Trustees meeting Noted that Federal Officers with a subpoena cannot be restricted from locating someone by PCC AS members required to attend and oversee a club each week AS/faculty are pushing the Board of Trustees to make an actual written procedure for assisting federal agents with a subpoena in finding undocumented students, as no procedure exists currently AS info session Wednesday 12-1pm in the Wi-Fi Lounge, occurs once Stephanie Fleming from the Pathways committee discussed …

Board of Trustees Meeting: March 1, 2017

During closed session the board announced a settlement between PACCD and Jennifer Cooper The list of tenured faculty was approved The board approved $1.6 M for renovations including a new Geology lab The head of the Child Development Center resigned Dean of Small Business Development Center went on unpaid leave. When he returns he will have a teaching position. Fiscal Services finally got a director. It’s only an interim position but now the position is filled The meeting adjourned in honor of recently deceased Foundation …

Associated Students Meeting: March 1, 2017

Board of Trustees meeting at 7pm in Creveling Lounge ICC Meeting this Friday Club week M-W 10-2pm 400 UPASS sold. No going back after March 3rd. Discussed Canvas being down yesterday (2/28) but is now up and running as of today (3/1) Tax workshop tonight and there will be one at Rosemead campus soon. Let people know to apply for flea market scholarships. How to be an AS workshop Latinx needs $500 to book a rapper named Olmeca for their workshop and AS has granted …