|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||May 18, 2011|
University of California, San Diego
ER-3: Sustainability in New Student Orientation
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Auxiliary & Plant Services
Does the institution include sustainability prominently in new student orientation?:
A brief description of how sustainability is included prominently in new student orientation:
During Welcome Week, UC San Diego's Thurgood Marshall College sponsors an informational session called Triton Voices- Diversity and Community, which teaches students about social justice and provides insight into what it means to be a member of the UC San Diego community. During Welcome Week Thurgood Marshall College also sponsors an International Day of Peace Celebration that gives student an opportunity to participate in a community service project and make a pinwheel promoting the UC San Diego community effort towards peace. Both of these events help to promote social sustainability on campus. The Resident Advisors (RA’S) for Freshman and Sophomores living on campus are educated about campus sustainability and conservation during their training process through EcoBootcamp. The RA’s are then able to pass on sustainability information to new students living on campus beginning during orientation and continuing throughout the year.
The website URL where information about sustainability in new student orientation is available:
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