The Student Services Committee, in coordinating with a number of student-led groups and university administration, created the Tobacco-Free Initiative. The Initiative’s first actions included the painting of smoke-free boundary dots and the placement of new tobacco-free signage outside Weinstein Residence Hall and Elmer Holmes Bobst Library.
Working alongside the Inter-Residence Hall Council and the Student Technology and Research Committee, the Student Senators Council added IT print stations to all residence halls.
The Student Services Committee, supporting student-led efforts to increase the university’s sustainability programs, spearheaded the installation of water fountain refilling stations in the Kimmel Center and in upcoming building renovations.
The Conference Funding Committee has increased its available funds from $30,000 in Academic Year 2014 to $60,000 in Academic Year 2016. The committee has funded more than 160 grants for students attending conferences around the world.