Associated Student Government
The Associated Student Government shall act as an organized voice for all students of the Hinds Community College, to effectively represent students in the college decision and policy making process and to provide a broad educational experience for students, while promoting citizenship on campus and in the greater community. In doing so, ASG knowingly and responsibly recognizes the students’ roles in the shared governance of the intuition.
What does ASG do?
ASG represents student issues and ideas, supports campus safety, provide educational, social and political programming for students, strive to improve student relations, and provide opportunities for students to have a great college experience by getting involved. An active ASG is offered at all six campuses; Raymond, Rankin, Utica and Vicksburg campuses offer ASG Leadership classes that carry one hour of college credit. ASG meets once a week; contact advisor listed below. Meetings of the ASG are led by the officers and the instructor/advisor(s).
So, why should you join a campus ASG?
1. To influence decisions to improve campus experiences and opportunities
2. To give your opinion on changes you would like to see or help implement on campus
3. To participate in community service projects on and off campus
4. To gain personal and group leadership skills
5. To have fun with fellow students
The District Associated Student Government is composed of delegates from each campus senate in which this body meets four times a year and made up of the current presidents and vice presidents of the six student senates.
Qualifications for ASG Senators
- Must be a full-time student at Hinds Community College
- Must maintain a Cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
- Must represent a club or organization or commuters on your campus
- Must maintain a record with no disciplinary actions
ASG Standing Committees
Community Service Committee (S.E.R.V.E.)
The duties of the committee members will be to plan and coordinate community service events for the ASG class on and outside of campus. Members of this committee are to encourage all senators to be involved in their community and these projects.
- Habitat for Humanity
- Breast Cancer Walk
- Blair E. Batson
- Tutoring at area elementary schools
Student Activities Committee (S.A.C.)
The duties of the Committee members consist of the programming portion of the Associated Student Government. SAC provides social, recreational, and cultural activities to enhance student life on campus. This includes the setting up and taking down of any activities/events as needed by the director.
- Homecoming Week activities
- Intramurals sports
- Student Appreciation Week activities
Traffic Behavior Appeals Committee
The duties of the committee members will be to hear student appeals on parking citations and to make a ruling based on the rules and regulations in the Student Handbook. This committee may also be used to identify and study and traffic/behavior problems that may be occurring on campus.
Public Relations Committee
The priority of the Public relations Committee is the recruitment of ASG members. The committee is responsible for the organization of ASG intramural teams, contacting clubs about sending representatives, creating and ordering ASG t-shirts, blogging, proofreading ASG articles for the Hindsonian, and for informing the Student Body of ASG endeavors.
If you are interested in ASG, call a campus advisor for more information.
Jackson Campus: Academic/Technical Center
Dr. Linda Pates
Dr. Marla Wiley
Nursing and Allied Health Center
Mr. Bryan McCachren
Administration - Classroom Building
Raymond CampusMs. Sharon R. Alexander
Harris - Patrick Hall 101
Mr. Keith Williams
Dr. Timothy Rush
Walter Washington Hall 132
Mr. Eugene Brown
High School Technology Building