Student Council

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The Arts and Sciences Student Council serves as the voice of the undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences. As the liaison between the students and the faculty, the Council’s primary goal is to foster an atmosphere of learning that places students first. Through student programming, interaction with administration and faculty, and the promotion of the College’s student organizations, the Council strives to enrich the experience of Arts and Sciences students. The Council also stresses service to the University and to the surrounding community. 

Join CAS Student Council

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must have completed 12 hours at OSU
  • Must be a full-time student in the College of Arts & Sciences
  • Must have and maintain an overall grade point average of 3.00
  • Must be able to attend meetings which are every other Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
  • Application closes Friday, September 6, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

Autumn Arts Gala

The College of Arts and Sciences annual Autumn Arts Gala will be held in the McKnight Center for Performing Arts on Sunday, November 3rd at 2 p.m. Undergraduates within the College of Arts and Sciences are encouraged to apply to showcase their talents, specifically those with Art, English, Music, Dance or Theatre backgrounds.

  • You will have five minutes to showcase your talent.
  • Scholarship prizes are available! 
  • You must submit either a one paragraph recommendation from a faculty member or a video submission for your entry to be complete.
  • Submissions are due Saturday, October 19th by 11:59 p.m. No late submissions will be accepted.
  • You or your group will be notified if you have been selected between October 17th and October 20th.
  • Click on the image to sign up!
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Officer List

Executive Officers

Advisor — Tracy Gustafson
President — Nicole Clapp
Vice President — Jacee McCoy
Secretary — Harrison Muegge
Treasurer — Nathan May
Awards, Recognition & Banquet Chair — Emily Belier
Activities Chair —Ashlee Mongold 
Activities Vice-Chair — Alannah Templon
Public Relations Chair — Carly Bender 
Philanthropy Chair — Allie Piszczek 
Freshman Student Council Coordinators — Emily Bouyea and Rosa Gorham 

Freshman Student Council

Freshman Student Council is made up of 20 freshmen in the College of Arts and Sciences. These freshmen are given the opportunity to create awareness for other freshmen in the college about the opportunities they have. They are also able to get an understanding of what Arts and Sciences Student Council does and how they can contribute to the organization. Freshman Student Council is responsible for determining their community service involvement. The Freshman Student Council class of 2008-2009 worked on creating their own bylaws so that future freshman student council groups would know and understand the requirements they are to uphold.

  • Download the application.
  • Deliver completed application to CAS Student Services in LSE 213.
  • Applications are due Friday, September 6th by 5 p.m.

Awards

Top Ten Senior
Ten students are chosen in the spring semester through an application and interview process. All seniors in the college are eligible. The applications are graded based on grades and overall involvement in the college and on campus. After narrowing down applicants, students and faculty conduct interviews to select the Top Ten seniors. The students are honored at the CAS Awards Banquet.

Dan Wesley Award
This award recognizes one outstanding junior in the area of academics and university involvement. This award is determined by an application and interview process in the spring semester. The award recipient is invited to become a member of the Arts and Sciences Student Council. The Dan Wesley award recipient is recognized at the CAS Awards Banquet.

Outstanding Club
One club within the college is honored with this award each year. Each club is asked to submit an application in the spring including the purpose of the organization and a list of activities they host throughout the year. In addition to the application, clubs may also submit published articles, fliers and/or newsletters. The Outstanding Club is selected by the Arts and Sciences Student Council and is recognized at the CAS Awards Banquet.

CAS Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award
The College of Arts and Sciences invites nominations for this award each spring. The nominees are then contacted and asked to submit additional materials that make up a complete application for the award. The review of applicants and the selection of the CAS Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award is conducted by the Arts and Sciences Student Council. The award recipient is recognized at the CAS Awards Banquet.

CAS Distinguished Teaching Award

The College of Arts and Sciences invites nominations for this award each spring. The nominees are then contacted and asked to submit additional materials that make up a complete application for the award. The review of applicants and the selection of the CAS Distinguished Teaching Award is conducted by the Arts and Sciences Student Council. The award recipient is recognized at the CAS Awards Banquet.

CAS Outstanding Advisor Award
The College of Arts and Sciences invites nominations for this award each spring. The nominees are then contacted and asked to submit additional materials that make up a complete application for the award. The review of applicants and the selection of the CAS Outstanding Advisor Award is conducted by the Arts and Sciences Student Council. The award recipient is recognized at the CAS Awards Banquet.

CAS Faculty Mentor Award
The College of Arts and Sciences invites nominations for this award each spring. The nominees are then contacted and asked to submit additional materials that make up a complete application for the award. The review of applicants and the selection of the CAS Faculty Mentor Award is conducted by the Arts and Sciences Student Council. The award recipient is recognized at the CAS Awards Banquet.