The Dream is Free College

July 28, 2017

This episode introduces our new State Chair Faiçal Rayani and Vice Chair Lexi Byler. These two sit down for an informal conversation about their goals for the year, sports, growing up, and school. Make sure to listen!


Episode 10 - Joe’s Farewell

June 30, 2017

In Joe's last week as state chair, he sits down with our Director of Communications Aly Hagglund to discuss some of the year's highlights. He gives a final piece of advice to students before saying "SUP" one last time. 


Episode Nine - What Comes Next?

May 25, 2017

This month's podcast State Chair Joe Wolf sits down with our Government Relations Intern Maddy Wegener, former State Chair Cara Luebke and our Director of Programs and Alumni Outreach Carlee Diggins to discuss how alumni can stay involved with our organization once they graduate. 


Episode Eight - Who is Minnesota State and does their work fit in with our own?

April 27, 2017

This month our State Chair Joe Wolf had the opportunity to sit down with our Treasurer Sean Duckworth and our Director of System and Government Relations to discuss Minnesota State. If you have ever been curious about what Minnesota State is, how it functions, or Students United's relationship with the system, this is a great listen! 


Episode Seven - Learning the Budget and our Governing Documents

April 19, 2017

In this episode, State Chair Joe Wolf sits down with Executive Director Elsbeth Howe to learn about Students United's Governing Documents and our budget. 

** Since this episode was recorded the Board passed a 4 cent increase to our current $.043 per credit fee.


Bonus Episode: What to Know for April Delegates

March 27, 2017

April Delegates Conference has a lot happening for students. There are officer elections and student platform changes to be created and passed. To best prepare you for the conference, State Chair Joe Wolf and Director of Campus Organizing Justin Reuter sit down to discuss the April Delegates Conference and what you can expect for the weekend. 


Episode Six - Have You Applied Yet?

February 24, 2017

Our State Chair Joe Wolf sits down with Carlee Diggins, our Director of Programs and Alumni Outreach to discuss the scholarships students can apply for this year. We have several new scholarships and our Penny Scholarship Program is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. If you are interested in applying make sure to listen and apply by April 1st!


Episode Five - Advocating through our Legislative Agendas

February 7, 2017

Each year, students draft a state and federal legislative agenda for the organization. In this episode, State Chair Joe Wolf sits down with Sarah Berns, our Director of System and Government Relations, to discuss our legislative agendas and how they are created.


Episode Four - Issues We Care About

December 29, 2016

Each year our students chose new issue campaigns for our organization to focus on. This year, we are focused on voter outreach, sexual violence prevention, retention and college affordability. 


Episode Three - Strategic Planning

November 30, 2016

We have begun our strategic planning process, which will result in a student-driven strategic plan that will carry Students United through 2020.