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New Graham residence hall set to achieve LEED Gold certification

Posted on Friday, Sep. 14, 2012
After its completion this September, the new Graham residence hall is set to achieve a US Green Building Council LEED Gold certification in sustainable design. Read about Graham's sustainable features and how LEED Gold certification is quickly becoming the standard for new buildings on campus. Read More »
Mandy Ferreira, '13

One student's quest to live more sustainably

Posted on Friday, Sep. 14, 2012
What started as a project for a journalism class became one Santa Clara student's online guide to sustainable living for college students. Read more about Mandy Ferreira, '13, and her quest to live more sustainably while sharing her tips on her blog. Read More »
2013 SCU Solar Decathlon team. Photo courtesy of Jay Dubashi.

News and Events

Posted on Friday, Sep. 14, 2012
Santa Clara University to compete in 2013 Solar Decathlon | Santa Clara ranked 32 in Sierra's list of America’s greenest colleges | Duplex printing available in residence halls | RAFT donation drive a success | Santa Clara engineering students design solar-powered neonatal incubator | Buck’et Composting: The residence hall compost pilot program | Sun Come Up Screening Read More »

Did you Know?

Posted on Friday, Sep. 14, 2012
All residence halls at Santa Clara now have duplex printing, which will minimize waste and help residents save on printing expenses. Read More »
Photo courtesy of The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics.

Take Action

Posted on Friday, Sep. 14, 2012
Tips to take action: reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect, related to sustainable living. REDUCE: take the Bronco Hoofprint calculator | REUSE: plastic bag containers in residence halls | RECYCLE: cardboard boxes when moving | RESPECT: get involved with a sustainable organization on campus Read More »


Posted on Friday, Sep. 14, 2012
Future Sustainability Updates will continue to be distributed to SCU students, faculty, and staff through non-Essential SCU Global E-Mail Distribution Lists. If you are not a student, faculty, or staff member at SCU (or are part of the SCU community, but not on the non-Essential lists) and wish to receive future Sustainability Updates, please join our Sustainability at SCU e-mail list. Read More »