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Sustainability Update

A monthly update from the Center for Sustainability for the Santa Clara University community.

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  •  Melissa Reynen, Dining Services by Bon Appetit

    Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009
    Thanks to Reynen's efforts, along with several other campus organizations, the Eco-Tray has started to catch on with students and staff.
  •  Betsy Purner, SCU '10

    Monday, Nov. 9, 2009
    Senior Betsy Purner has her finger on the pulse of Santa Clara's social justice scene. In fact, the San Diego native and environmental science and religious studies double major credits her interest in social issues with an increasing awareness of environmental stewardship and sustainability.
  •  Kadee Mardula, SCU '11

    Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009
    Junior Kadee Mardula is involved in many clubs, organizations, and committees on campus - many of them sustainability oriented.
  •  Allison Kopf, Solar Decathlon Project Manager

    Sunday, Sep. 6, 2009
    Junior Allison Kopf has served as the Project Manager for the Solar Decathlon Team since her freshman year at Santa Clara University. Kopf emphasizes that every aspect of the Refract House, down the micro-level, is student run.
  •  Daniel Zazueta, Law Student

    Monday, Jul. 6, 2009
    Since entering law school at Santa Clara in 2007, Daniel has taken an active role in both the law school and the university's sustainability efforts. This past academic year, he served as President of the International Law Society and the Environmental Law Society, in addition to serving on the Student Bar Association.
    Daniel (standing, far right) and other members of the Environmental Law Society at Yosemite.
  •  John Farnsworth, Lecturer in Environmental Writing and Literature

    Monday, Jun. 1, 2009
    John Farnsworth, Lecturer in Environmental Writing and Literature, has been an key figure in integrating sustainability across the curriculum at SCU. Thanks to his work, more and more sustainability-related classes are offered each year.
  •  Elizabeth DiCarlo, Class of '09

    Friday, May. 1, 2009
    Since this past June, when she read an article about a bike share program at Emory University in Atlanta, Elizabeth (Bea) DiCarlo has acquired the support of numerous faculty and staff, four partners, and, for the Santa Clara students, eight bicycles. Bronco Bikes' first month has been a great success, enabling students to have a fun, healthy, and sustainable alternative to driving.
  •  Jessica Gagnon, Women's and Gender Studies

    Wednesday, Apr. 1, 2009
    As the Office Manager of the Women's and Gender Studies Department (WGST), Jessica Gagnon oversees the smooth function of all things department related. She also tries to make their department as sustainable as possible, which is no easy feat in an office/academic environment.
  •  Joe Sugg, Assistant Vice President, University Operations

    Sunday, Mar. 1, 2009
    Joe Sugg has been a leader in creating a more sustainable campus. Joe oversees buildings management and construction, grounds management, energy use, waste management and purchasing policy. When asked how he came to view sustainability as a core Santa Clara value, Joe identified two personal triggers. First, he described how sustainability is more than being "green" it's about social justice and viable economics. Second, Joe learned to see sustainability as a good business practice.


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