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  •  Redwood Groves: Immersion in Simplicity & Spirituality

    Friday, May. 2, 2014
    Redwoods Monastery, 2014
    The Ignatian Center has introduced a new immersion trip experience, one that is literally rooted in redwood groves and focuses on simplicity, spirituality, and sustainability.
  •  Dr. Dancer: The Freedom of a Simple Life

    Friday, May. 2, 2014
    From walking an average of 100 miles a week to caring for the chickens at the Forge Garden, Dr. Suzanne Dancer fully embodies the simple lifestyle and shares her insight.
  •  Finding the spirituality of sustainability

    Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013
    Every day in October, hundreds of students, faculty, and staff, are contemplating the spiritual components of their sustainability behaviors through the Mission Sustainable Challenge.
  •  News

    Thursday, Sep. 8, 2011
    Campus Maps Show Water Filling Stations, Compost Bins, and more! Filling your reusable water bottle just got a little easier! Water fountains and goose-neck fillers (which allow you to fill a water bottle while holding it upright) are identified on one campus map, called "Water Filling Stations". ALSO THIS MONTH: Sustainability and Catholic Higher Education: A Toolkit for Mission Integration | Learn about and help plan for rapid transit along El Camino Real
  •  Rev. Aimee Moiso

    Friday, Jul. 1, 2011
    Being creative and being sustainable could be two very distinct and separate qualities. Campus Ministry's Director of Ecumenical and Interfaith Ministries Reverend Aimee Moiso proves this assumption wrong. Recently highlighted at a Human Resources workshop about repurposing, Moiso illustrated how her crafts made from reused and salvaged materials can save money and conserve resources.
  •  Contemplative Leadership and Sustainability Program

    Friday, May. 6, 2011
    Roughly one Friday a month, participants meet for a presentation from their peers about how fields like economics, accounting and marketing are addressing the issue of sustainability. Guest lecturers, professionals from non-profits and big business alike, share how sustainability affects their companies, sparking impressive Friday night dialogue. The following Saturday the group hikes at nearby open spaces like Castle Rock and Big Basin State Park, where they reflect on how to align their future professional behavior with their personal values.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  Matt Smith, Campus Ministry

    Thursday, Mar. 11, 2010
    When Matt Smith, Director of Social Justice Ministry at SCU's Campus Ministry, talks about ways he lives sustainably, he begins with a relatively simple concept: taking the train to work instead of driving.
 

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