Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 78.45
Liaison Emma Blandford
Submission Date May 15, 2012
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STARS v1.2

Georgia Institute of Technology
ER-T2-1: Student Group

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Marcia Kinstler
Sustainability Director
Office of Environmental Stewardship
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Does the institution have an active student group focused on sustainability?:

The name and a brief description of each student group:

Energy Club at Georgia Tech
The purpose of the Energy Club is to educate students on the unique challenges and opportunities that are impacting the global energy industry.

The club's objectives include:
• Bring together students, alumni, faculty and industry professionals in a forum that allows for interaction, discussion, exchange of innovative ideas and networking.
• Develop student leadership specifically in the area of energy.


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

Georgia Tech's Energy Club is the second largest, and faster growing Energy Club in the country.

Key-note Speakers Series: A periodic lecture series in which prominent industry representatives present and discuss topics of interest.

Industry Tours: Tours of local energy industry facilities (headquarters, power plants, substations, manufacturing/repair, etc.)

Energy Conference: An event that brings together key leaders of every aspect of energy industry.

Energy Career Fair: A career fair that brings recruiting opportunities to students from sponsors specifically in the energy industry.

List other student groups that address sustainability:
American Nuclear Society, Water Alliance, Engineering Students without Borders, Ideas To SERVE Competition, Georgia Tech Solar Jackets, Trailblazers, etc

The website URL where information about student group(s) is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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