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Student Government Association

Denika Wilson
Director of Student Activities

Mission Statement                             

Mission Statement: To represent and serve as a liaison between the student body of the college in all matters including, but not limited to, relations with the college administration and any other society, individuals or body that has now or may have responsibility for or interest in the student and academic affairs at that college​                           

The Student Government Association (SGA):                                           

  • provides a forum for the open exchange of views and ideas on matters of importance to students.
  • defends students’ rights, advocates on behalf of students, and helps to formulate academic and institutional policies that affect students.
  • governs student clubs, groups and organizations and provides funding via its SGA annual budget allocation from the City Colleges of Chicago.
  • plans and sponsors social and cultural events throughout the academic year. 

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The SGA is governed by the Guidelines for the Organization and Operation of Student Government Associations​, ​Academic & Student Policy, and the Board Policies and Procedures for Management and Government.                     

SGA Officers

SGA officers are students elected as representatives by the student body. Officers are advised by their appointed advisor and the Associate Dean of Student Services (or designee). SGA officers must maintain a minimum of 6 credit hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.75. Elections for SGA officers and senators occur annually during the spring semester. The SGA offers a great opportunity for students to develop or enhance their leadership skills.                 
2018-2019 SGA Election Cycle:                  

February 15                    Candidate Packets Available            

May 7                              SGA Election Packets Due    

May 7                              SGA Candidate Debate            

May 7-17                         SGA Online Elections via Brightspace  

May 18                            SGA Election Announcements      


If you are interested in running for a position with Student Government be sure to complete a packet.                                                
SGA Executive Board Election Packet                                                                 
SGA Senator Election Packet                                                                 

Get Involved!

Your SGA officers encourage students to get involved. If you have ideas that can benefit students or concerns, please contact one of your SGA officers.     ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​                                          
​SGA Officer ​Title ​E-mail ​Telephone
Alexandria "Alex" Carey ​President
​(773) 907-6812
Fagbemi Mojeed ​Vice President ​(773) 907-6812
Jessica Ingram ​Secretary ​​ ​(773) 907-6812​
Hibatullah Taher ​Treasurer ​(773) 907-6812
​​SGA Advisors ​ ​ ​
Denika Wilson ​ ​(773) 907-4830
​Anghesom Atsgaha​ (773) 907-4067​
​​​​Ad​ministrator ​ ​ ​
Chanel Bishop ​ ​(773) 907-4783



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(773) 907-4830
1145 W. Wilson Ave.
Room 1623
Chicago, IL 60640
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