Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 32.25
Liaison Rich Walker
Submission Date March 22, 2013
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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
ER-T2-1: Student Group

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Kevin Adkins
Sustainability Officer
Vice Chancellor for Administration
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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:

The purpose of Student Organization for Sustainability (SOS) is to promote awareness of environmental issues ranging from the local to the global scale and to take actions that might alleviate unsustainable activities. Besides promoting awareness and organizing activities, we will also strive to educate and instruct the campus and greater community about what can be done to solve environmental problems. Additionally, we will promote the sustainability of natural resources through appropriate means that affect and/or are affected by the campus, surrounding community, and global community.

Events include environmentally focused film discussions, trash clean ups, organic bake sales, Take Back the Tap, distribution of reusable water bottles, Earth Week Celebration, community services, and educational outreach.

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

1.Campus wide Sustainability Chats between faculty and students.
2.Sustainability themed Halloween dance.
3.Campus Sustainability Day Program.
4. Earth Week Celebration

List other student groups that address sustainability:

The website URL where information about student group(s) is available:

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