Dean of Students Sheilah Horton announced that she is working on the laundry situation with the COIL and other people in the College to accelerate the repairing process. Additionally, Horton answered a question about labor and union relations from last week, letting students know that Wellesley has hired a person for labor and union relations.
Study of Abroad Presentation from the Office of International Study
Director of International Study Jennifer Thomas-Starck reminded students that the Office of International Study (OIS) is assisting Wellesley students planning on study abroad programs and encouraged students to reach out if they have any ideas for cohort programs. Thomas-Starck added that Wintersession study abroad programs are led by academic departments and will come back next year. First-year students who are interested in studying abroad in their junior year should fill out an interest form over the summer. In Fall 2022, OIS will host a study abroad fair in Tishman with information sessions and tables for students to explore their options.
Career Ed Presentation
Executive Director and Associate Provost Jen Pollard gave a presentation on Career Education’s four commitments for students: individualized advising, personal advisory board of mentors, experiential learning, and preparation and skill-building. She reminded students that the office has Advisors for Career Education and Industry Advisors opened for meetings, along with emphasizing the Wellesley Hive’s strong network and alumni willing to help students in their career search process. Pollard also highlighted the success of the first year career retreat Embark in the preparation and skill-building commitments of Career Education.
Wellness Presentation from the Office of Student Wellness
Student Wellness Ambassador Grace Fang and Director of Student Wellness Allie Weinberg gave a presentation on the Office of Student Wellness, hoping to inform students about dealing with stress. Fang and Weinberg explained resources available to help students, ranging from individual appointments, a new self-reflection questionnaire, workshops, to their website.
Director of On Campus Affairs (DOOCA) Imogene Johnson announced SBOG’s Spring Weekend Events.
Organizations Chair Sydney Stearns announced that she will be sending out an email about the re-recognition form for student organizations.
College Government President Giselle Mota announced that the Turnover Senate, the final Senate of the year, will be on May 2.