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More Than Just Food

Students redistribute food wealth in the Tenderloin

Student-run SCCAP program, Project Open Hand, gives students the opportunity to use their Fridays to make meals with love for residents of the Tenderloin in San Francisco.
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Erika French-Arnold: Fostering Global Good through Food Education

Erika French-Arnold, Profile.
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. Full story »

News and Events

SCU Waste Week | Food Security: Recovering Food | Educating for Sustainability Webinar | Container Gardening Workshops | City of Santa Clara Arbor/Earth Day Celebration | Our City Forest Nursery Earth Appreciation Day Celebration Full story »

Did You Know?

Adobe Lodge Board
Did you know that SCU has a variety of ways that students and employees can become involved with Dining Services on campus? Check out these groups and share your innovative ideas today! Full story »

Take Action: Food Routines

Residents with Compost Pails
Take action in regards to your food routine: REDUCE processed foods | REUSE leftovers | RECYCLE food scraps | RESPECT production practices Full story »

Fresh from the Forge: A Living Lab

Forge Academics, studying plants
When a teacher feels the need to expose students to new environments to enhance learning, the Forge Garden is often the first place they may look. One example is Biology 21, Intro to Physiology, an entry level class that dives into the relationship between anatomy and biological function. Full story »

Campus Heritage

Cattle Bones, Cultural Resources
Every month, the Cultural Resources Management program will share their archaeological findings, connecting us with the natural and cultural history of Mission Santa Clara. Understanding the campus before it became the University we know today will serve educational and research purposes, as well as showcase the University's values in sustainable stewardship and community identity through a sense of place. Full story »


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