Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.35
Liaison Stephanie Del Rosario
Submission Date Sept. 10, 2012
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California State University, Fullerton
ER-T2-1: Student Group

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Lea Jarnagin
Dean of Students
Student Affairs
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Does the institution have an active student group focused on sustainability?:

A brief description of the student group, including its activities:

The Committee on Environmental Sustainability
Sponsored by the Associated Students, Inc., CES involves students in an ongoing effort to create a more sustainable campus and to advocate for sustainable efforts like reducing plastic bottle usage or eating less meat. Some of the sustainable events for spring semester will take place as part of the campus’ overall Earth Week events and activities. Following Earth Week, the group will host an event that raises awareness on the environmental effects of plastic bottles, as well as a veggie-cookout. Other new activities will be planned for the upcoming academic year to continue the focus on sustainability.

Environmental Studies Student Association
Provides opportunities for association and interaction among students, employers, faculty, and administration at CSUF. The ESSA is also interested in uniting people who enjoy learning about and discussing current environmental issues in order to work together to solve these issues. Activities include social gatherings, clean-up opportunities, hikes, and much more.

Green Campus at California State University Fullerton
The purpose of this organization is to achieve measurable energy savings through no-cost behavior; to educate students, staff and faculty members, and the greater community about the importance of energy efficiency and conservation; and to develop the next generation of energy professionals through green workforce and training opportunities.

Environmental Club
The purpose of this organization is to create a platform for students interested in hiking and other adventurous activities such as hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, biking, surfing, snowboarding and more. This club will help like minded students having interest and enthusiasm for the outdoor activities to get together. It will also help students to see the beautiful natural environment of Southern California which would culminate in developing a sense of its preservation.

Student Environmental Activists
No matter where we go, we are surrounded by our natural environment every day. But do we ever think about what would happen to our world if our environment stopped providing for us? We, as students, as youth of America, have the opportunity to make change happen. Creating change in our own way, with our own ideas, is the only way to truly live. "Activism is the rent we pay for living on this Earth." Alice Walker

United States Green Building Council Student Group
Student organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.

CSUF Student's Recycle
CSUF Student's Recycle is a volunteer-based club. It is a great opportunity to improve the environment by recycling used bottles and cans with the proceeds being used to purchase food for local soup kitchens. It builds leadership skills and improves character, and allows the development of lasting friendships. It is a great way to establish references for future aspirations, to establish strong communication skills, and to expand awareness of our service to the community.

Roots & Shoots
An active club that seeks to create positive change for our community, for animals, and for the environment. This club is part of the Roots & Shoots network that branches out across the globe, connecting youth of all ages who share a common desire to help make our world a better place.

Numerous student organizations focus on the social pillars of sustainability by fostering activities that contribute to cultural and social awareness and competency, support diversity, or provide services within the campus and surrounding communities. Such examples include, but are not limited to, increasing childhood literacy, mentoring programs, advocating for political action or social justice, and providing support to a diverse student body.

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