Origin and Philosophy
The Associated Student Board (ASB) was developed to provide the students with
self-government opportunities in a learning environment. It is an ideal laboratory
for gaining experience in the responsibilities of leadership. Registered students
are automatically members of the Associated Students of College of the Siskiyous.
The Associated Student Board was first formed in the early years of the College
(1960). They were first called the Student Executive Council.
The Goal of Student Government
Through due process as provided in a constitution, student associations shall
have capable elected and appointed officials who will efficiently and effectively
initiate and carry out a well balanced program to meet the needs of the total
student body. Student government cooperates with and compliments the ever important
fundamental purpose of college education.
ASB provides a variety of activities and services on the campus. They represent
the students in various campus committees. They fundraise to provide sponsorship
for a variety of events. They have provided money for the New Horizon Re-Entry
Program's Annual Children's Christmas Party and Scholar Athlete Awards. ASB
senators have also been involved in the search for the new college president
and the petition for the college smoking policy. Some of the activities ASB
have been involved with are Homecoming, Halloween Murder Mystery, Islands of
Siskiyous, and the infamous Dunkfest!!
Their major fundraising events are running the Basketball Concessions. They
also get the proceeds for locker rentals on campus, and the Eagle Card. They
run a book consignment service out of the office and hope to be able to provide
fax services in the near future.
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