Santa Clara University


Staff and Partners

lindsey kalkbrenner

Lindsey Kalkbrenner

Rose Madden.

Rose Madden
Forge Garden Manager

Cara Uy

Cara K. Uy
Sustainability Coordinator


Carly Zipper
Bronco Urban Gardens

Silicon Valley HealthCorps

Jenny Wood. Bronco Urban Gardens, 2014-2015 member.

Jenny Wood
Bronco Urban Gardens

Silicon Valley HealthCorps


John Farnsworth
Faculty Associate, Curriculum Development

Senior Lecturer 
Dept. of Environmental Studies & Sciences


Leslie Gray
Faculty Associate, Academic Programs

Associate Professor
Dept. of Environmental Studies & Sciences


Geoff Arens, '15

Intern, Residence Life
Mgmt. Information Systems minor

Mission Sustainable

Allison Carmody, '17

Intern, Food & Dining
Environmental Science,
Economics minor


Alex Garcia, '15

Intern, Athletics & Recreation
Environmental Studies minor

Mission Sustainable

Alec Kwo, '16

Intern, Student Engagement

Blair Libby

Blair Libby, '16

Intern, Waste Diversion
Environmental Science,
Religious Studies minor


Tyler Meditz, '17

Intern, Athletics & Recreation
Retail Studies minor


Lauren Moore, '17

Intern, Communications
Environmental Science & Music    



Thomas Wheeler, '16

Intern, Academic Programs
Environmental Science,
Entrepreneurship minor


Erin Murphy '17

Intern, Employee Engagement
Environmental Studies minor


Kayla Wells, '16

Intern, Waste Diversion
Anthropology & Environmental Science


Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences. Baja lecture.

Dept. of Environmental Studies and Sciences (ESS)

The ESS Department offers a seminar series and opportunities for research, service and study abroad.

University Operations. Wind Turbine

University Operations

University Operations consists of Business Services, Campus Safety, Environmental Health & Safety, Facilities, Planning and Projects, Utilities, Transportation, and the Center for Sustainability.

 Malley Recreation Center. Powered by Sweat.

Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation is creating a culture of sustainability for all its campus users and visitors through its internal office procedures, everyday operations, and programming.

Campus Ministry. Mass on the St. Ignatius Lawn.

Campus Ministry

Campus Ministry focuses on cura personalis (care for the whole person) and includes sustainability as part of their strategic plan.


Catholic Coalition on Climate Change

SCU works with the Catholic Coalition on Climate Change to support sustainability initiatives in the Catholic community, especially at higher education institutions


Catholic Green Initiative of Santa Clara County

SCU is a partner in the Catholic Green Initiative of Santa Clara County, along with the Presentation Center, Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, and the Diocese of San Jose.



SCU is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.  AASHE provides numerous resources, including a weekly bulletin of sustainability-related news in higher education.  All SCU campus community members can use their "" email address to log in to AASHE's member-only resources.


Sustainable Silicon Valley

SCU is a member of Sustainable Silicon Valley, a local organization of businesses, governments, and NGOs, to implement clean energy technology and reduce the institution's overall carbon emissions.

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
Center for Sustainability
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
Physical Address:
Varsi Hall
Second Floor


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