Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.13
Liaison Parker Long
Submission Date July 25, 2012
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Virginia Commonwealth University
ER-T2-1: Student Group

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Jacek Ghosh
Director of Sustainability
VCU Sustainability
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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:

Green Unity 4 VCU is an organization that focuses on promoting sustainability at VCU through service and education. This organization works directly with the Center for Environmental Studies as well as student groups and local organizers. Their focus is VCU and the Richmond community with the belief that change can start here where students can see their impacts. Green Unity’s aim is to promote cooperation and teamwork among students, faculty and staff from different schools and units within the university, as each will have unique skills and expertise to share. They work with local organizations and businesses to promote sustainability, conservation and overall, an environmentally friendlier quality of life. Green Unity has a presence on both the Monroe Park and the MCV Campuses and is open to all students on both campuses.

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

Get Your Butt Off the Ground campaign
Neighborhood clean up campaigns
E-waste reccyling program
MCV Campus Community Garden
Green Unity (GU101) mini-seminars
Monroe Park Earth Day
MCV Campus Earth Day

List other student groups that address sustainability:

The website URL where information about student group(s) is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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