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Faces of Sustainability

Lauren McCutcheon: Building Sustainable Communities at Home
Lauren McCutcheon: Building Sustainable Communities at Home

As the founder of CITRUS House and SCU alumna class of 2003, Lauren is dedicated to teaching people how to build a more sustainable lifestyle and, consequently, a friendlier neighborhood.

Glen Bradley: A Spectrum of Sustainability
Glen Bradley: A Spectrum of Sustainability

Glen Bradley ‘16 aims to “inspire self-love” among his peers, creating the inclusive and welcoming community that is essential to a sustainable society.

Ethan Hayden: EMT & Outdoor Extraordinaire
Ethan Hayden: EMT & Outdoor Extraordinaire

Ethan Hayden, class of ‘17, pursues a degree in Environmental Science while balancing a life as an EMT to achieve his dreams of fostering a healthy community wherever he may be.

Erika French-Arnold: Fostering Global Good through Food Education
Erika French-Arnold: Fostering Global Good through Food Education

As Assistant Director of SCU’s Food and Agribusiness Institute, Erika French-Arnold is creating opportunities for students as well as promoting food justice education on a larger scale.

The Work of Sean Reilly: Water Molecules & Mountain Ranges
The Work of Sean Reilly: Water Molecules & Mountain Ranges

Sean Reilly ‘16 has a thirst for combining outdoor experiences with research. His latest endeavor is using lasers to analyze various water samples in a brand new lab on campus.

Chemistry Department Goes Beyond Green
Chemistry Department Goes Beyond Green

Lindsay Sperling is modernizing general chemistry labs, challenging students to adopt sustainable chemistry practices like waste prevention and designing experiments for energy efficiency and degradation.

Jesse Bernal: Turning the Tables on Inequality
Jesse Bernal: Turning the Tables on Inequality

Jesse Bernal shares about the new Office of Diversity and Inclusion and illustrates how diversity and inclusion are related to sustainability.

Makena & Paloma: SCU's Food Shared, Not Wasted
Makena & Paloma: SCU's Food Shared, Not Wasted

Makena Wong and Paloma Sisneros-Lobato were inspired to establish the Food Recovery Network at SCU after researching the organization for a project for their upper-division SLURP class.

Anderson Barkow, '15 continues the Wild tradition
Anderson Barkow, '15 continues the Wild tradition

It only took one student to lead the way for Into the Wild to go from operating out of a student's room to becoming a chartered student organization (CSO). Anderson Barkow '15 was inspired by the Into the Wild vision and will now continue to drive the direction as President.

Millie Kenney: driving change to improve our commutes
Millie Kenney: driving change to improve our commutes

Everyday, hundreds of people travel to and from campus. Millicent Kenney, SCU's Transportation Services Manager, oversees the flow and manages programs that can help ease the commute and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Hari Mix: Mountaineer and Environmental Scientist
Hari Mix: Mountaineer and Environmental Scientist

Hari Mix, the newest member of the Environmental Studies and Sciences faculty, loves mountains. Climbing mountains, studying mountains, and protecting mountains.

Adam Irino: Helping Sustainable Lifestyles
Adam Irino: Helping Sustainable Lifestyles

With passionate motivation and creative solutions, Adam Irino has worked with Athletics and Recreation to make Santa Clara University a more sustainable campus.

Contact Us

Center for Sustainability
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053 sustainability@scu.edu