Student Advisory Council

The Student Advisory Council of the BU Arts Initiative consists of undergraduate and graduate students who serve on the following four committees:


  • Engage with BU student community on behalf of the Arts Initiative to promote events and other programming.
  • Work to execute marketing strategies for Arts Initiative events.
  • Work closely with the Assistant Director to create marketing materials for council events including: study break and gallery receptions


Special Events

  • Coordinate volunteer staff for Arts Initiative events.
  • Manage staff and tabling needs for Fall Arts Fair and other Arts Initiative events as needed.
  • Staff table for Wellness Fairs, Sustainability Fairs, School or Program Orientations, etc.
  • Plan and execute Study Break events every semester

Arts Insiders

  • Plan and lead events in the Boston area that cover a variety or art forms in an effort to engage primarily first year and international students.
  • Arrange pre-event icebreaker activities for the students attending the events.
  • Work directly with the Graduate Assistant to promote Arts Insider events at tabling.



  • Solicit artists and manages the Office Gallery space to exhibit student artists from all over campus.
  • Manage all communication with chosen artists and execute installation and take down of exhibits.
  • Brainstorm with other committees to market gallery exhibits and organize gallery receptions.

2017-2018 Student Advisory Council

Name School Year Committee
Sophie Bartholomew CAS Junior Marketing (Co-Chair)
Keaton Brower CFA Senior Gallery
Rosie Carter CAS Senior Arts Insiders
Angela Chen CAS Senior Gallery (Chair)
Gabrielle DiPietro CFA Junior Arts Insiders
Hannah Ditty CAS Senior Arts Insiders
Meghana Dwaraka CAS Junior Special Events (Chair)
Emily Gianvecchio COM Senior Marketing
Carina Imbornone CAS Sophomore Marketing
Yutang Liu QSB Junior Marketing
Kylie Mccuiston CAS Sophomore Special Events
Katherine Merwin CFA/CAS Senior Arts Insiders
Allie Miller COM Junior Gallery
Armela Murrizi ENG Junior Special Events
Tyla Pink CAS Junior Gallery
Beyza Sahin CAS Senior Arts Insiders (Co-Chair)
Samantha Walker CAS Junior Special Events
Katie Wittkowski CAS Junior Arts Insiders (Co-Chair)
Annie Wu CAS Junior Marketing (Co-Chair)
Bella Wu CAS/COM Senior Arts Insiders
Ruohan Zhang QSB Sophomore Marketing

Are you hosting an event or want to learn more: visit our website for some Talking Points about the Arts Initiative!