Welcome ACC Students!

The ACC Students’ Association’s mission is to encourage student success by being the voice of students while enhancing the student life experience. We are run by a team of elected student council members and professional staff who work together to bring services, events and support to the ACC student body. Each spring, you’ll cast a vote for the next school year’s ACCSA Executive Council positions: President, Vice President of Finance and Vice President of Events & Marketing. Then, in September, we hold a General Council election to select 10 student representatives to bring forth student perspectives from throughout our college. These council members meet on a biweekly basis and work with college representatives on important initiatives that matter to you all while earning an honorarium and getting real, workplace experience!

The ACCSA is a great opportunity for you to get involved and make some key connections within your college community and the business community as well. Who could ask for a better, more flexible job than getting paid to represent your classmates on issues, and events that matter to you!?”

Your ACCSA Executive Council for 2017-2018:

Anneliesea Parkinson, President

Tanya Salmon, Vice President of Events & Marketing

Ana Camelo Gutierrez, Vice President of Finance

ACCSA General Council:

Elections for the ACCSA General Council take place in September. There are several general council positions available for students from different schools and focus groups. You can find a complete list of representative positions here. If you are interested in running for one of these positions, please contact the Students’ Association to express your interest and to get started with your campaign.

ACCSA Parkland Council:

The ACC campus in Parkland has four council members that are elected in September: VP Parkland, Communications, Events and Finance Representatives. These representatives work together with our Brandon Council to help extend services and activities to our Parkland students. If you are from the Parkland campus and you’re interested in joining the Students’ Association, please email accsa@assiniboine.net for more information.

Events & Activities:

The ACCSA hosts various events and activities throughout the academic year. Including Welcome Week activities, Back in the Saddle social, Halloween Food Drive, Sun of a Beach volleyball tournament, Multicultural Week activities, Road Bash charity road hockey tournament and more! Follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram to keep up to date with ACCSA happenings.

Services:

There are a variety of services available to students through the ACCSA including Student Health & Dental Insurance, Advocacy & Appeals, the U-Pass (free bus transit for students), the Emergency Food Bank, the Paw Pass, Student Events, the Student Day Planner and more!  and more! Visit our services page for information on all ACCSA Services and other services available to students.

You’re welcome to stop by our office for more information. We’re located at Room 413, 1430 Victoria Ave East, Brandon, MB, or you may contact us by phone at 204-725-8710 or email accsa@assiniboine.net.

ACCSA Affiliated Clubs:

Clubs (an association or organization dedicated to a particular interest or activity) are a great way to get out and meet new people who have common interests and to spend time with like-minded individuals. Clubs also help to give you some hands on experience with event planning and volunteer management.

Current Clubs: Intramurals, Mature Student Network, Gaming Club, International Club and Ag Club.

To find out more about existing clubs or to start a new club visit our Clubs page of our website.

Volunteer for the ACCSA:

Volunteering is another great way to get involved with the ACCSA. There are many events that the ACCSA hosts which require extra support. The major events include the Halloween Food Drive, Sun of a Beach and Road Bash. Other volunteer opportunities will come up throughout the year. If you are interested in gaining experience and creating connections through volunteering, watch our social media feeds and the Student Focus for call-outs for volunteers.

 

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