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Sustainability Update

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

  •  Alternative Spring Breaks

    Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012
    Students at Santa Clara University have numerous opportunities to spend Spring Break gaining international experience living among different cultures while giving back to underprivileged communities. Read about four different immersion programs that took place this past Spring Break, and find out how you can take advantage of these opportunities in the future.
  •  Matt Lyles, Assistant Coach, Volleyball

    Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012
    Matt Lyles is the assistant coach of the Santa Clara Women's Volleyball team, and is also a successful vendor of organic skin care products. Read about what led Matt to pursue this combination of Bronco Athletics and sustainable business, and find out how he cultivates a culture of sustainability both at home and in his community.
  •  News and Events

    Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012
    News and Events for April 2012: President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll | iPad Collection Drive | Donations for Annual Book Sale | Tunnel of Oppression | Innovate Impact Conference | Greenhorns Documentary Screening | SCU Community Service Day | Screening of "Vincent Who?" | Clean Energy Roundtable | Faculty and Staff Hike and Reflection at Rancho San Antonio
  •  Did you Know?

    Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012
    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and several groups on campus are working together to put on events, forums, and activities to raise awareness of sexual violence and to help educate the Santa Clara community about this serious issue.
  •  What Can I Do?

    Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012
    Tips to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Respect to help you find your balance. REDUCE: Use household foods as beauty products | REUSE: Rip up old beach towels and use them as wash rags | RECYCLE: Bring your used sports gear to Leavey and Malley | RESPECT: Keep yourself busy at work to maintain productivity
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    Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012
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