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Strategies for an Actionable Sustainability Plan: Tools and Lessons Learned From the Field

  • American University (DC)
  • Santa Clara University (CA)
  • University of North Carolina, Charlotte (NC)
  • LINK Strategic Partners (DC)

A common institutional challenge is to find an appropriate process for developing or revisiting strategic plans to advance sustainability, resilience, and climate action. Though a one-size-fits-all model has not emerged ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

Environmental Science is an interdisciplinary major with foundational courses in chemistry and either biology, organic chemistry, or physics. Advanced courses in applied ecology, water resources, climate, and renewable energy provide ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Studies & Sciences Minor

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

Available to all SCU undergraduates, the minor consists of courses in specific areas of environmental studies: scientific foundations, methods, ethical dimensions, and political and legal issues.

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Studies Major

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

The Environmental Studies degree provides an integrated, interdisciplinary social science degree opportunity for undergraduates. Foundational courses introduce key concepts from geography and philosophy to economics. Advanced courses in areas such ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Power Systems & Sustainable Energy (MS)

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

Santa Clara's MS in Sustainable Energy introduces graduate students to an multi-disciplinary approach to designing sustainable energy systems. The master program's mission is to provide a strong curriculum ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Sustainability Minor

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

The Sustainability Minor allows students to integrate an understanding of sustainability into their course of study from different disciplinary perspectives and in interdisciplinary ways. The sustainability minor brings a new ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Sustainability Pathway

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

The Sustainability Pathway allows students to learn about sustainability from multiple disciplinary perspectives and in interdisciplinary ways. This helps our students integrate the interconnected ideals of viable ecological integrity, viable ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Renewable Energy Certificate

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

The main goal of this certificate is to introduce students to the field of renewable energy. The intent is to help equip professionals in Silicon Valley with the knowledge that ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Educating for Sustainability Webinar Series - Strategies for Redesigning your Course to Integrate Sustainability

  • Santa Clara University (CA)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Creative Change Educational Solutions (MI)

This webinar will provide two different frameworks for faculty leaders of all disciplines who wish to revise existing courses or develop campus-wide curriculum change programs for their schools. Susan Santone ...

  • Posted March 27, 2018
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Doing More With Less

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

In a world where information of many current events is so readily available, there seem to be countless opportunities to utilize the content for educating about sustainability. However, taking advantage ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Penstemon 2.0

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

From the outset, our goal has been to foster a culture of sustainability at the University by focusing on our curriculum as an interdisciplinary community of scholars. SCU has used ...


Student Affairs Stories of Sustainability: Resources to Engage Students and Remove Silos Webinar

  • AASHE (PA)
  • Santa Clara University (CA)
  • NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation (OR)
  • DePaul University (IL)
  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • University of Delaware (DE)
  • ACPA - College Student Educators International (DC)
  • Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC) (PA)

This webinar provides tips and tools for student affairs professionals to engage students around sustainability and remove silos.

  • Posted Nov. 10, 2016
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Activating Change Agents Across Campus

  • Elon University (NC)
  • North Carolina State University (NC)
  • Wake Forest University (NC)
  • Ohio University (OH)
  • Santa Clara University (CA)

Peer education has proven effective at amplifying messages of sustainability issues and practices across a larger breadth of audience than individual staff members can reach on their own. Such programs ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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How Does Your Campus Talk Trash?

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

Does your campus have waste diversion initiatives that directly engages community members? Waste characterizations attempt to directly teach proper waste diversion through a hands-on event that helps measure current waste ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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A New Approach to Sustainability Across the Curriculum

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

Santa Clara University has participated in AASHE's Sustainability Across the Curriculum approach since 2007. Over 100 faculty members have participated in peer-led workshops over the years, known as the ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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STARS 101: Everything You Need to Know

  • Santa Clara University (CA)
  • AASHE (PA)

Since 2006, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), a membership organization of colleges and universities committed to building a sustainable world, has engaged in a ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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A Sustainability Liaison Network

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

We think we have found the key to establishing a community of engaged and active citizens for sustainability! By targeting our programming toward individuals (rather than whole departments or organizations ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Amplify Your Message: Advice from Communications Professionals

  • Lewis & Clark College (OR)
  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)
  • Santa Clara University (CA)

The basic tenets of marketing communications—defining an audience and explaining how the benefits of a product or service suit that audience’s needs—are important tools for sustainability professionals ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Mission Sustainable Challenge: A Platform for Collaboration!

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

The Mission Sustainable Challenge was the fruit of collaboration among Santa Clara University staff, faculty and students that culminated in 176 members of the university community taking a daily sustainability ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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The Cost of a Healthy Meal

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

In our society, a lot has been said about the connection between the cost of food and the nutrition that it provides. This has been a topic for discussion in ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Global Sustainability for Social Justice

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

Santa Clara University’s Food & Agribusiness Institute (FAI) offers a unique approach to immersion trips; they are designed differently than other trips sponsored by universities, and even from other ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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SCU CLASP-Hero Projects: A Collaborative Immersion Production

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

In 2012, the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University and "voluntourism" company Hero Projects partnered to create the CLASP (Co-creative Leadership and Sustainability Program) Alaska Immersion trip. The ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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COAL: Storytelling, Music, and Community for Climate Stability

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

COAL is a national arts and culture project that combines mythical storytelling and music to engage communities for climate stability and explore the most challenging paradox of our times: the ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Institutionalizing Sustainability in University Residence Life

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

This presentation will provide a model for how to institutionalize and build resilience for sustainability in residence life at your university by adapting to and utilizing existing structures and positions ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Leaders for the Environment, Art, and Design (LEAD): Educating Students About Impacts and Issues of Fashion, Art, and Design

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

For the past three years, students at Santa Clara University have hosted an Eco-Fashion Show and a “Swap for Good” clothing exchange, engaging students about the social, economic, and environmental ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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From Start to Finish (And Then Some): Collaborative Event Planning for Successful and Sustainable Projects

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

Have you ever gotten really excited about a campaign only to have it fizzle-out due to lack of awareness? Have you had a great idea but got stuck because you ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Students Collaborating and Organizing Opportunities and Projects for Sustainability (SCOOPS): Supporting student leaders, fostering collaboration, enhancing events, preventing burn-out

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

Oftentimes student leaders have a lot of great ideas and want to do them all, but can't do it alone! Sustainability also is personal sustainability: people over-commit and get ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sustainability Officers 1.0 to 2.0 Toolkit: Strategic and Sane Workload Management of People, Projects, and Programs on Your Campus

  • Baylor University (TX)
  • Duke University (NC)
  • Santa Clara University (CA)
  • University of Vermont (VT)

Sustainability staff are involved in many initiatives at a time, and often these are run in collaboration with multiple stakeholders. The Sustainability Office version 1.0 consisted of one staffer--it ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Powered By Sweat: Engaging Athletes and Campus Recreation in Meaningful, Incremental Steps

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

Our campus does not have workout machines that generate electricity or charge an iPod. This presentation will explain why we're OK with that, and how we went beyond the ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Improving Residence Hall Waste Disposal

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

Waste diversion can be difficult to undergo on college campuses since it not only requires students, faculty, and staff to collectively work towards a zero-waste goal, but also extensive education ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Mobilizing the Mission: Sustainability on Faith-Based Campuses

  • Santa Clara University (CA)
  • University of Notre Dame (IN)

For faith-based colleges and universities of all denominations, the institutional mission is a powerful but often untapped resource for building a widespread sustainability movement on campus. Most religious denominations place ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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A Quantitative Measure of the Culture of Sustainability at Santa Clara University

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

As Santa Clara University (SCU) works to become a leader in sustainability, it is vital to understand the culture of sustainability in the community. A previous study found undergraduate students ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sustainability Across the Curriculum: Strategies for Change

  • San Diego State University (CA)
  • Auburn University (AL)
  • Emory University (GA)
  • Santa Clara University (CA)
  • St. Olaf College (MN)

Curriculum change is one of the key components for helping colleges and universities create a more sustainable future. And yet, curriculum change remains challenging precisely because the curriculum is not ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

Environmental Science is an interdisciplinary major with foundational courses in chemistry and either biology, organic chemistry, or physics. Advanced courses in applied ecology, water resources, climate, and renewable energy provide ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Renewable Energy Certificate

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

The main goal of this certificate is to introduce students to the field of renewable energy. The intent is to help equip professionals in Silicon Valley with the knowledge that ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MS in Sustainable Energy

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

Students interested in this major must satisfy the standard admissions criteria used by the School of Engineering, which include an undergraduate degree in a field of engineering (physics degrees will ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Environmental Ethics and the Culture of Sustainability at Santa Clara University

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

Though Santa Clara University has made a strong commitment to sustainability—one that impacts University spending, building, and planning—little information exists on to what extent and in what forms ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Sustainable SCU: An Analysis of Santa Clara University's Current and Future Energy Usage

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

The goal of this project was to assess the effectiveness of Santa Clara University's Sustainability Program in conserving energy and reducing emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2). The study found ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Going Green on Campus: Sustainability in Offices at Santa Clara University

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

A group of students enrolled in Santa Clara University's Applied Sociology course Fall 2007 conducted both a survey and individual interviews with office administrators to collect data on what ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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1.1 MW Solar Arrays: 6 Systems

  • Santa Clara University (CA)
  • Perpetual Energy Systems (CA)

The Santa Clara University campus is currently home to 1,100 kilowatts of photovoltaics. 1 MW solar array installation on the roofs of Leavey and Pat Malley, and as sun ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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