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Sustainability Groups and Initiatives
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- Eco-Action: A student group focused on local environmental issues
- Sunrise Movement: State College chapter of this national movement demanding climate action.
- Related Student Groups: Explore a list of all student groups related to environmentalism, from community gardening to human rights.
- Student Farm: Community garden dedicated to academic courses and student projects
- Student Sustainability Advisory Council (SSAC): Students appointed by the President to advise on university efforts related to sustainability
- Sustainability Institute: A university-run institution designed to support sustainability efforts on campus, including community engagement, curriculum development research, and operations.
- Drawdown Conference: Partnership between PSU and Project Drawdown to explore research and strategies related to decreasing emissions. Videos of talks are available at the website.
- The Rock Ethics Institute: A PSU department tackling on an array of ethics issues, including climate change, though academics and community outreach.
- Institute of Energy and the Environment: An interdisciplinary research institute building partnerships between academic units to develop climate-focused solutions to architecture, energy, and health and water systems.
- Stuckeman Sustainability Research Cluster: A group of faculty and graduate students focused on sustainabile architecture.
- State College Crop Mob: Cooperative Organization that Connects Community Members and Students with Local Farmers
- PSU Community Garden: Open to students, staff, faculty, and community members not affiliated with the university.
- Waste Stream Task Force: Focused on operational and academic assessment of campus waste.
- Greenbuild: Experimental housing built in a collaboartion with the College of Arts & Architecture and State College Land Trust