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STUDENT LIFE AWARDS
(RCTC Policy 2.8.5)

Part 1. Establishment:
Rochester Community and Technical College shall award student contracts to student leaders who have satisfactorily fulfilled duties and responsibilities of the position (See Attachments for Job Descriptions). A contract shall be awarded to:

1. Student President
2. Student Senate Vice President
3. Student Senate Secretary
4. Student Senate Treasurer
5. Public Relations Senator
6. Student Senators
7. ECHO Student Editor-in-Chief
8. ECHO Student Managing Editor
9. ECHO Graphics Manager
10. Campus Activity Board Members

Contracts may be awarded to other student leaders as selected by a selection committee comprised of students, faculty, and staff. The Director of Student Life shall be responsible for administering student contracts.

 

Part 2. Process For Administering Contract Awards:
Subpart A. Advisors shall evaluate the performance of each student leader based on the duties and responsibilities as outlined. The advisors shall make final recommendations as to the amount of contract to be awarded. Each individual will write a paper per semester stating why he or she deserves his or her contract in reference to job duties.

Subpart B. Contracts will be approved by the Director of Student Life and shall be paid out of Student Life fees up to a maximum of the following:

Student President

Up to $1200 per semester

Up to $2,400 per academic year

10 hours per week

Student Senate Vice President

Up to $1,100 per semester

Up to $2,200per academic year

5 hours per week

Student Senate Secretary

Up to $1,100 per semester

Up to $2,200 per academic year

5 hours per week

Student Senate Treasurer

Up to $1,100 per semester

Up to $2,200 per academic year

5  hours per week

ECHO Student Editor in Chief

Up to $770 per semester

Up to $1540 per academic year

Publication deadline met

ECHO Student Managing Editor

Up to $770 per semester

Up to $1540 per academic year

Publication deadline met

ECHO Graphics Manager

Up to $770 per semester

Up to $1,540 per academic year

Publication deadline met

ECHO Sports Editor

Up to $500 per semester

Up to $1,000 per academic year

Publication deadline met

ECHO Chief Photographer

Up to $500 per semester

Up to $1,000 per academic year

Publication deadline met

ECHO Business Manager

Up to $500 per semester

Up to $1,000 per academic year

Publication deadline met

ECHO Arts/Entertainment Editor

Up to $500 per semester

Up to $1,000 per academic year

Publication deadline met

C.A.B. Students

Up to $1,100 per semester

Up to $2,200 per academic year

4 hours per week

Part 3. Criteria for Contracts:
All recipients must obtain a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 for eligibility to receive a contract. Other criteria to be considered:

Subpart A. Student President shall fulfill all duties as stated in the constitution and by-laws of the Student Senate and fulfill additional responsibilities as stated by the attached job description.  (See Appendix A)

Subpart B.  Student Senate Vice President shall fulfill all responsibilities as stated in the constitution and by-laws of the Student Senate and additional responsibilities as stated in the attached job description.  (See Appendix B)

Subpart C. Student Senate Secretary shall fulfill all responsibilities as stated in the constitution and by-laws of the Student Senate and additional responsibilities as stated in the attached job description. (See Appendix C)

Subpart D. Student Senate Treasurer shall fulfill all responsibilities as stated in the constitution and by-laws of the Student Senate and additional responsibilities as stated in the attached job description.  (See Appendix D)

Subpart F.  ECHO Student Editor-in-Chief shall fulfill all responsibilities as stated in the constitution and by-laws of the ECHO student newspaper, from the attached job description and as outlined by the RCTC student policy manual or requested by the ECHO Advisor.  (See Appendix H)

Subpart G.  ECHO Student Managing Editor shall fulfill all responsibilities as stated in the constitution and by-laws of the ECHO student newspaper, from the attached job description and as outlined by the RCTC student policy manual or requested by the ECHO Advisor.  (See Appendix I)

Subpart H.  ECHO Student Graphics Manager shall fulfill all responsibilities as stated in the constitution and by-laws of the ECHO student newspaper, from the attached job description and as outlined by the RCTC student policy manual or requested by the ECHO Advisor.  (See Appendix J)

Subpart I. ECHO Sports Writer shall fulfill all responsibilities as stated in the constitution and by-laws of the ECHO student newspaper, from the attached job description and as outlined by the RCTC student policy manual or requested by the ECHO Advisor.  (See Appendix K)

Subpart J.  ECHO Chief Photographer shall fulfill all responsibilities as stated in the constitution and by-laws of the ECHO student newspaper, from the attached job description and as outlined by the RCTC student policy manual or requested by the ECHO advisor.  (see Appendix L)

Subpart K.  ECHO Business Manager shall fulfill all responsibilities as stated in the constitution and by-laws of the ECHO student newspaper, from the attached job description and as outlined by the RCTC student policy manual or requested by the ECHO Advisor.  (see Appendix M)

Subpart L.  ECHO Arts/Entertainer Editor shall fulfill all responsibilities as stated in the constitution and by-laws of the ECHO student newspaper, from the attached job description and as outlined by the RCTC student policy manual or requested by the ECHO advisor.  (see Appendix N)

Subpart B. The selection committee shall consist of two (2) student senators, two (2) students-at-large, one (1) faculty representative, and one (1) staff member. The Director of Student Life will serve as an ex-officio member of the committee. Students being considered for a contract cannot serve on the selection committee.

Part 5. Selection Process:
A student, club, faculty member, staff person, or administrator can nominate eligible students. Nominations must be submitted to the Director of Student Life office by the last Friday of April. The selection committee shall meet the first full week of May to review nominations and make contract awards. A student must receive at least a two-thirds vote to be eligible for a student contract. In the event there are more eligible students than awards, the selection committee will rank them by secret ballot in order to determine who will receive an award. The Office of Student Life will contact all recipients.

Date of Implementation: Immediate
Date of Adoption: August 15, 2001
Revisions:

  • January 29, 2002
  • August 30, 2004
  • March 31, 2005
  • May 11, 2006
  • August 28, 2007
  • August 2008
  • March 2009
  • April 2010
  • January 8, 2014


 


 



Last Updated: May 16, 2014

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