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Green Campus Groups

Student Clubs

Beekeeping Club: looks to promote the sustainability of the world's honeybee population by discussing the importance of honeybees and their pollination of 1/3  of all crops coupled with the causes and severity of Colony Collapse Disorder. We will learn how differently superorganisms live compared to other organisms by interacively studying the actions of the queen and drones. For more information: http://instagram.com/lehighbeekeepingclub 

CLIP Permaculture Club: aims to take an innovative approach to community building and sustainable practices through the lens of the permaculture movement. CLIP's primary focus is to connect Earth Care, People Care, and Fair Share in a way that shows all three can be simultaneously achieved without sacrifice. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/LehighCLIP 

Eco-Reps: peer-to-peer education program focused on training student leaders to embody and promote sustainable living in residential halls and other facilities. Through fun and educational programs, Eco-Reps foster sustainable behavior among their peers. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/lehigh.ecoreps

Engineers Without Borders (EWB):  international non-profit humanitarian organization that works to provide basic needs to communities in need. EWB is a multidisciplinary group of students, from all majors and programs, dedicated to learning about and tackling issues of global poverty, international development, and sustainability. For more information: https://ewb.web.lehigh.edu/ or https://www.facebook.com/LehighEWB

Green Action: raises awareness of environmental issues on Lehigh's campus, encourages administration and students to participate in eco-friendly programs, and promotes sustainability on campus and within the community.  For more information: https://twitter.com/LUGreenAction, lugreenaction@gmail.com, or http://www.lehigh.edu/~ingreact

Society for Environmental Scientists:  club designed for environmental science majors, minors, or anyone else interested in the affairs that environmental scientists care about. The club offers mentorship for younger students, an outlet for academic discourse and exchange, and a place to discuss current problems, events, and the like. For more information: https://lehigh.collegiatelink.net/organization/ses

Academic Departments: 

Earth & Environmental Sciences: http://www.ees.lehigh.edu/

Environmental/Energy Engineering: http://www.lehigh.edu/engineering/academics/undergraduate/environ.html

Environmental Initiative: https://ei.cas2.lehigh.edu/ 

Global Citizenship: http://www.lehigh.edu/~ingc/

Globalization & Social Change Initiative: http://cas.lehigh.edu/casweb/default.aspx?id=802

Sustainable Development Program: http://sdp.cas2.lehigh.edu/

Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies: http://wgs.cas2.lehigh.edu/

Campus Groups:

Lehigh Environmental Advisory Group (LEAG): formed in 2008 by President Alice Gast to provide advice to the university leadership on ways to improve sustainability on campus. LEAG has worked with many groups and offices on campus to support the implementation of single-stream recycling; recycling of used engine oil, antifreeze and vehicle tires; the compilation of a Greenhouse Gas inventory; the use of recycled papers and soy-based inks; and increasing the number of "green" office supply purchases. Recent initiatives include the creation of the Lehigh Community Garden at the Goodman campus, and the creation of the Green Fund, which provides small grants to students, faculty and staff to fund sustainability projects. 

Environmental Choices and Opportunities Group (ECOg): a group formed of representatives from University Business services. The groups is focusd on including environmental consequences in their decision making process, serving a a resource for education the community, and working with business partners to value and preserve the environment. For more information: http://www.lehigh.edu/~inubs/ecog.shtml