|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||March 11, 2014|
University of Cincinnati
ER-T2-1: Student Group
|0.25 / 0.25||
Office of Sustainability
Does the institution have an active student group focused on sustainability?:
The name and a brief description of each student group:
UC has a number of student groups which focus on various aspects of sustainability. These include: Leaders for Environmental Awareness and Protection; Students for Ecological Design; US Green Building Council Students; Garden Club; Preservation Action Network; Engineers Without Borders; Yoga for the Soul; Vegetarian Health Club; and Serve Beyond Cincinnati. These student groups come together to share knowledge and ideas as Sustain UC.
List up to 4 notable recent activities or accomplishments of student group(s):
Each year the groups work together as Sustain UC to organize a weekend-long, off-campus sustainability leadership retreat during the Fall semester. In Spring 2013, Leaders for Environmental Awareness and Protection (LEAP) spearheaded an effort to put on a Sustain UC Fair, which featured sustainability-themed carnival games from various student groups and community organizations. LEAP also hosted a large event for Food Day in Fall 2012 featuring free food and a photo-petition for the Real Food Challenge. Also during the 2012-2013 school year, UC's Engineers Without Borders group worked to build a two room school building in Burere, Tanzania.
List other student groups that address sustainability:
The website URL where information about student group(s) is available:
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