Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 70.69
Liaison Careen Arsenault
Submission Date March 8, 2013
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Cornell University
ER-T2-1: Student Group

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Lisa James
Manager of Facilities Operations
Student & Academic Services
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Does the institution have an active student group focused on sustainability?:
Yes

The name and a brief description of each student group:

Cornell students from across all colleges are actively involved in a wide range of student clubs focused on sustainability. Currently over 35 student clubs are focused on sustainability issues. The Sustainability Hub is a club that helps coordinate among the various organizations and serves as both an incubator for new clubs and manages specific activities such as Campus Sustainability Day and Earth Day.


List up to 4 notable recent activities or accomplishments of student group(s):

Spring Fest, an Earth Day celebration, attracted hundreds of students to learn more about sustainability from various student groups.
https://www.facebook.com/events/342873025769710/

Cornell University Sustainable Design students partnered with the US Green Building Council to lead a cross country green building eduction tour.
http://mygreenapple.org/getonthebus

The AquaClara engineering team has already built water treatment plants in eight communities in Honduras and was awarded an EPA P3 grant to improve its water filtration process for sustainable drinking water infrastructure
http://www.sustainablecampus.cornell.edu/blogs/news/posts/aguaclara-a-recipient-of-the-2012-2013-epa-p3-grant

Cornell students helped to organize and participated in Power Shift New York, a state version of the national Power Shift held last spring, focused on "building grassroots campaigns for clean energy." http://ny.wearepowershift.org/


List other student groups that address sustainability:
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The website URL where information about student group(s) is available:

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