Student Initiatives Committee
Student Initiatives Committee is a committee that highlights resources for students and works with administration, the City of Ames, and within our Iowa State community to provide resources and lead projects that enhance the Iowa State Experience.
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Student Initiatives Committee sits on the university task force for improving campus lighting across campus.
Campus Safety Walks
To effectively evaluate areas on campus that may be unsafe, Student Government, ISUPD, and Facilities Planning and Management have partnered to identify areas on campus that need to be addressed. (Occurs biannually)
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Women in STEM Initiative
During the week of International Women's Day, this project aims to recognize incredible women in STEM across the Iowa State community. During the 2018-2019 school year, the committed honored 10 faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students with banners in Parks Library as well as a speech from President Wendy Wintersteen.
“The adjustable-height tables have arrived and are now in place on the 3rd floor of Parks Library, facing out to the south lawn. Thank you very much for leading this effort, and thank you to Student Government for voting to assist with funding. Students are going to love them!”
–Beth McNeil, Dean of Library Services
During the 2018-2019 session, current Senior Director of Student Services (then Senator) Rachel Origer lead a successful project installing several standing desks in Parks Library. These desks now are located on the 3rd floor of Parks Library and are available to all students, with functionality to be lowered and raised to their desired height.