Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 74.51
Liaison Meredith Moore
Submission Date July 31, 2013
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University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
ER-T2-1: Student Group

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Stephanie Lage
Assistant Director
Ctr for Sustainable Environment
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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:

Student Sustainability Committee (SSC): recommends allocation of student green fees.
Students for Environmental Concerns (SECs)-
Red Bison - prairie restoration
USGBC - green building
Green Observer: student environmental newspaper

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

This year Red Bison took responsibility for managing the prairie planting near the University President's house.
The SSC was a major contributor the the campus Revolving Loan Fund.
Several student groups worked together to host outreach events like Food Day, Earth Week, and Go Green on Green Street.
The Green Observer was restarted this year and published four issues.

List other student groups that address sustainability:
Students in Free Enterprise, Roots and Shoots, Campus Vegetarian Society

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

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