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Sustainability Update

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

  •  Winter Immersion Trips

    Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010
    This December, thirty dedicated broncos will trade time with family and friends, for time with communities in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Lima, Peru. The Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education sponsors two unique immersion trips during winter break through the Kolvenbach Solidarity Program. This year students will continue rebuilding homes in New Orleans and learn about the reality of Lima, including working in community garden programs.
  •  News and Events

    Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010
    What gives off enough clean energy to power 129 average-sized American homes for an entire year? Santa Clara's newly activated 967.68 kilowatt solar energy system. All those solar panels on top of the parking garage, the Leavey Event Center and the Pat Malley Recreation Center, are projected to generate 1.42 million kilowatt hours of clean energy in their first full year of operation. Also this month: Living Green in the Neighborhood | Holiday Food Drive | Family Giving Tree | Tech Award Showcase | Chill Out and win $1000
  •  Profile: Kyle Fitzsimmons

    Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010
    When Kyle Fitzsimmons' older sister suggested he attend the spring 2008 Search Retreat, the then-freshman took her advice. Little did he know, Search would turn out to be one of the most defining experiences of his college career.
  •  Did You Know?

    Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010
    SCU will be the first Bay Area university to control, monitor, and measure energy production and consumption with a smart microgrid.
  •  What Can I Do?

    Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010
    Easy tips to make your holidays more sustainable Reduce: wrapping paper | Reuse: creative gift boxes | Recycle: Christmas Trees | Respect: consider alternative gifts
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    Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010
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