Issues or SI, is a sub-committee of RHAC that focuses on two major areas,
Issues and Education. SI is devoted to researching ways to improve life on
campus by taking suggestions from residents, as well as touring other campuses
around the Midwest and bringing back new ideas to UWL. You can
find a Specific Issues box at each hall's front desk if you have an on-campus problems that you
would like to bring to our attention!
education portion hopes to shed light on current issues throughout Residence
Life. This year, SI has been focusing on texting and driving awareness and sustainability. In addition, the educational portion helps to set up
all-campus programs that promote education and inclusive excellence.
SI aims to make living on campus more comfortable for everyone!
First semester, we hosted a program to promote awareness of the dangers of texting and driving. We sold t-shirts with the campaign logo #itcanwait, reminding students that "no text is worth a life." We also had a pledge for students and staff to sign, as you can see in the photo above.
We also took a research trip to learn more about Residence Life and bike safety and bike fit-it stations at Winona State University.
It is also our responsibility to host a Safety Walk around UWL with a member of the campus police to suggest improvements for safety around campus.
Promoted bike safety.
Gender Neutral Housing.
Allowed overnight guests of the opposite sex.
Advocated for blue lights around campus to promote safety.