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News & Events at SCU related to sustainability. Displayed on the homepage.

  •  Bronco Urban Gardens (BUG) is offering environmental education internships

    Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012
    Two interns will join the garden education crew for a quarter to develop and implement an outreach project for SCU's campus and to assist in teaching garden-based curriculum at several school gardens in the Silicon Valley Area, including Gardner Academy, Washington Elementary, and the Alma Community Center. Apply now!
    hands with vegetables and gardening tools. Illustration by Cara Uy.
  •  Sustainability Update: December 2012. Winter Wellness

    Monday, Dec. 3, 2012
    photo by office of sustainability.
    Students compost in residence halls through compost pilot program | Campus Recreation Director reduces energy consumption and waste in athletic facilities | News and events in December | World AIDS Day event hosted at Locatelli Student Activities Center | Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle & respect, related to holiday gift-giving.
  •  Sustainability Update: November 2012. Leadership and Collaboration for Sustainability

    Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012
    SCU collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability | Competitive leadership in the Business School | News and events in November | Sustainable Tips: After College Knowledge (STACK) workshops | Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect, related to leadership and collaboration.
  •  “Green Business” Guru Joel Makower to Speak at SCU

    Friday, Nov. 2, 2012
    With over 20 years of green strategy and marketing consultancy, Joel Makower, an Oakland native and author of the newly released "Strategies for the Green Economy," will explore the topic of how business can succeed in a world gone green with the SCU community on Monday, November 5, at 7 PM in Lucas Hall 126.
  •  Mark your calendars for our Open House!

    Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012
    The Office of Sustainability has moved to a new home, now on campus! On Thursday, October 18th, stop by the 2nd floor of Varsi anytime between 2-4 pm to mingle with faculty, staff and students of the Office of Sustainability, as well as the Liberal Studies and Environmental Science & Studies departments.
  •  Sustainability Update: October 2012. Sustainable Homes

    Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012
    SCU Solar Decathlon Team back in competition for 2013 | Engineering students visit Honduras for water distribution project | News and events in October | Office of Sustainability moves to a new home on campus | Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect, related to house parties and Halloween
  •  Sustainable Tips: After-College Knowledge (STACK)

    Friday, Sep. 21, 2012
    On a budget? Learn how to live, work, and play in a healthy and sustainable way! Confused by your energy bill? Saving energy can save money too. Miss your dining points? Learn how to cook quick, healthy, and cheap meals. First event: Sustainable and Easy Cooking for Students | Friday, October 19, 5-7pm
  •  Want A Free Compost Pail?

    Friday, Sep. 21, 2012
    The compost pail pilot program aims to make it easier for campus residents to divert waste. 100 residents will test the containers and provide feedback regarding the program. Compost pails will be distributed during week 2 of fall quarter, following a brief training presentation. If successful, the program could be expanded in future years.
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