Congratulations, Sustainability Champions!
The Sustainability Champion Awards recognize individuals and groups at SCU who go out of their way to transform the culture of sustainability on campus.
Faculty Sustainability Champion: Kristin Kusanovich for creating, managing, & implementing SCU's tUrn Weeks, a series of events dedicated to drawing attention to our climate crisis
Staff Sustainability Champion: Lisa Fabiny for creating a culture of sustainability in the Global Engagement Office, helping it reduce waste, paper usage, and more
Student Sustainability Champion Award: Grace Lin-Cereghino, Class of 2021, for practicing mindful consumption and using her Residence Life platform to teach residents about climate justice
Forge Garden Award: Hydroponics Team (Alex Estrada, Katya Fairchok, Claire Pavelka, Carson Edgerton, Andrew Feldmeth, and Andrew Jezak) for creating a fully functional recycled greywater hydroponics system in operation at The Forge Garden
Champion of Champions Award: Amy Shachter for spearheading SCU's pivotal sustainability initiatives in the 90's and early 2000s, co-chairing the initial Sustainability Taskforce, and being crucial to the success of the Center for Sustainability and its strong connections with academics.