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An Introduction From the New Student Trustee

By Estefani Hernandez

Hello everyone,

It is a true honor to be the 2017 elect student trustee. My motivation to run for student trustee was my desire of wanting to make a difference. Therefore my campaign was focused on the change we all want to see. As a student and employee of Morton College, I’ve learned to see that there is always room for improvement.

DuFullSizeRenderring my term, I would like to improve communication between staff, faculty, and students. As first generation college student, I’ve learned that communication is key for success. Improving communication will be a challenging project to work on, but I know that it is possible and definitely worth it.

I am also looking forward to increasing the exposure of Morton College. With that being said, I’d like to work on creating and increasing community activities. Exposing the college will bring many great changes and increase student involvement with more enjoyable experiences.

Another direct goal I have is to increase the opportunities for students who do not qualify for financial aid. A lot of students in our community do not have enough resources to pursue their education and as a student trustee, I will love to find ways to help open more doors.

Although there are many things I will like to do as a student trustee, these are my main goals. I am aware that I represent the student body and I will like to encourage every student to send me their ideas/needs to Estefani.hernandez@Morton.edu. I will try to work on everything I can to make our student experience the best.

 

 

 

Greetings from the New Publisher

img_2334By Veronica Fernandez

Welcome to the all digital Collegian Newspaper. It is a great privilege to have been recently named publisher of the online edition

As this new journey beings, I will vigorously work towards accurately informing the Morton College and local community.

As a student, I believe it necessary to be aware of school events, policies, and changes that occur in the place where my intellectual abilities are being shaped. As a member of the community, I am concerned about the place I call home. I recognize that knowledge is power, and this opportunity can be of great advantage to students, faculty, and community members alike.

In the coming months, I aspire to publish articles and stories that will captivate the reader’s attention with relevant and engaging content. I look forward to contributing to the newspaper’s success.

The Collegian Newspaper will publish new articles Wednesdays and Fridays.

For any questions, comments, or concerns contact Veronica Fernandez at veronica.fernandez@morton.edu.

Note from the New Editor-in-Chief

By Marcela Ruiz

photo002Hello, and welcome to The Collegian Newspaper. It is a great pleasure to introduce myself as the new editor-in-chief. It has been an animated experience to transition from a printed newspaper to an all online edition. As a Morton College student, I believe all students should be knowledgeable about college affairs and topics that shape our community.

I can enthusiastically say that I am fascinated to work for a newspaper that has remained a reputable source for news since 1924. In the months to come, I look forward to working to develop a more engaged Morton College community and asses as many topics of concern as possible. I want more students to be proactive and take control of their education possibilities.

This innovative change is a great opportunity for The Morton College Community to submit their writings. I can assure you that your contributions will be substantial to the development and success of the journal.

Contact Marcela Ruiz at marcela.ruiz@morton.edu for any submissions.