|Submission Date||March 6, 2013|
ER-T2-1: Student Group
Associate Professor and Sustainability Coordinator
Department of Geography
Does the institution have an active student group focused on sustainability?:
The name and a brief description of each student group:
Green Oxford is Miami University’s largest student run environmental group on campus. The group's 30+ active members have been working towards improving Miami’s sustainability since early 2007.
Miami University's EDUN Live on Campus is the country's first student-run business that enables campus organizations to customize ethically-produced T-shirts.
GreenHawks Media is a web-only information source for regional sustainability and environmental news and information, with a staff of 22 students from all majors and interests.
List up to 4 notable recent activities or accomplishments of student group(s):
Green Oxford members led the creation of Miami's first Presidential Task Force on Environmental Sustainability. Their members led a Beyond Coal campaign that helped secure approval of Miami University's first Sustainability Commitments and Goals, and their members have served on the university's Sustainability Committee since its creation, supervising the tracking and reporting of sustainability progress.
Miami University's EDUN Live on Campus sold more than 25,000 shirts in a little more than three years.
GreenHawks Media staff also have written "green" stories for The Miami Student, The Cincinnati Enquirer, CityBeat and Cox Ohio publications.
List other student groups that address sustainability:
The website URL where information about student group(s) is available:
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