Tag Archives: smoke free

Tobacco Free Campus: an ongoing initiative


Alex Palmieri – News Writer and Palmer Piana – Photo Editor Southern Connecticut State University is now a year and a half into being a tobacco free campus. A violation of the policy is a violation of the student code of conduct. Emily Rosenthal, coordinator of the Wellness Center, said the vast majority of students, faculty and staff are abiding by the tobacco free rules

Read more

Tobacco and smoke free policy now in place at SCSU


Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter Southern Connecticut State University is now tobacco- and smoke-free following the implementation of new policies effective August 25. Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety, Chief Joseph M. Dooley, along with university officials, Health Services, and countless others, began spearheading the campaign last semester. Southern is the most recent in a string of universities and

Read more

Nursing students promote nonsmoking at Great American Smokeout event


Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  Southern students walking into the Engleman Rotunda last week were greeted by an unusual sight.  A few steps into the building, Mary Patricia Lamberti, an assistant professor in the department of nursing stood at attention in a medical uniform. Lamberti was calling students forward to the table besides her, where nursing majors were lining

Read more

Students speak out about Southern’s smoke-free campus policy


Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter  Southern made their first stride towards a smoke-free campus in 2011, when the gazebos around campus were taken out, leaving smokers without shelter. In 2012, Southern announced interest in joining the Tobacco-Free College Campus Initiative, a program launched by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Southern even created a “Smoke-Free Campus Policy”

Read more