1. The Student Government Association Environmental Committee announced that the Terracycle program is being implemented. Boxes will be located in the laundry of Anne Arundel, Caroline, Chester, Howard, Kent, Middle, Morris, and Queen Anne residential halls, as well as on the first floor of Sassafras. The Committee will also expand the list of materials that can be recycled in these boxes. Further information regarding the initiative will be released.
2. The Director of Sustainability Resolution was submitted to the Washington College Senate on Nov. 16. The resolution seeks to address how the vacancy of a permanent Director of Sustainability has affected the College campus.
3. The latest Public Safety Liaison report has been released. According to the report, tree branches that may be blocking lighting around Western Shore dorms will be trimmed by Buildings & Grounds. The blue light system is not being phased out this year, but Public Safety are in the process of researching more effective and less costly alternatives. Any specific issue Public Safety may have overlooked can be reported via submitting a work order.
4. The Washington College Review is now accepting submissions for student work. The deadline is April 1. The publication is also searching for a Managing Editor. Interested students can apply on JobX.
5. The motion to open discussion to approve STEM Sisters as a SIG has been approved. This group is designed to be a safe space for women in the STEM field to come together and support each other.
CORRECTION: A previous version of these minutes said that the blue light system “will” be phased out.