Setting the course for 21st century campus sustainability
What are you inspired to do when you return to your campus?
Support our sustainability club
To start a waste recycling activity
Host an event to bring together students to facilitate an event for purpose driven education
Work with students, faculty and staff to create community partnerships for use in courses and other student activities.
Help start an active student group.
Drum up interest, involvement, and support for the sustainability fund.
Compile a list of small commitments that our group wants to accomplish and when we complete each task CELEBRATE and share accomplishments with others to help gain momentum and support. (UH Manoa)
Meet with the HawCC sc sustainability committee to get some initiatives started
Do sustainable energy research to start an initiative.
Get students involved in campus sustainability by organizing events that will draw them in and retain their enthusiasm. Maybe integrating surf rider foundation or another similar organization.
Student engagement break out group- Use your service learning office to establish your clubs as a community partner so students have additional motivation to be involved with club initiatives.
connect w/ other UHMC students in attendance this weekend that are passionate about building momentum in the sustainability movement
I am inspired to relay the information on what other campuses are doing to retain student involvement towards sustainability clubs on campus. (2015–when I graduate) WE SHOULD HAVE A WAY TO SHARE INFORMATION EASILY AMONGST STUDENTS WITHIN UH SYSTEM
As an editor for UH Hilo newspaper, I will write an article immediately sharing these measurable goals from this Sustainability Summit. I will continue to film events to interact our uni/community towards sustainability
Start weekly discussion regarding the efficacy of Maui Nui’s energy, water, farm (Food/fiber/fuel) resources to sustain our island community.
compile information from all campuses and add to SSCH website to house all ideas – Doorae, UHM, by April 1 (add Earth Day)
create social proof, help to plan events and build on a norm around sustainabiltiy. Event idea “Last Friday”
Document a timeline for future participant coordinators of Earth Day to include in the UHM Earth Day Handbook.
i’m really excited to do more in regarding energy efficiency.
Find a way to communicate with other uh campuses regarding sustainability and any achievements. Challenges success. In order for students and faculty to learn from each other. Through feed back and inputs. .ignacio uhmaui
implement a guidebook for my club, link with the student govt, look into policy for my campus, plan with other organization and bother the smart people imet today constantly
Lots of campuses use community different assets, what about sharing what each campus are doing?
Work toward getting faculty and students to discuss using pau Hana as an incentive
creat a systemwide AA degree program
Increase community commitment and engagement for student sustainability projects (service-learning, class projects, capstone projects)
Develop a two-year curriculum in sustainability that articulates those on four-year campuses. Develop S-designated classes.
Generate a list of “quick wins” for integrating sustainability into classes: what can be done with minimal disruption to current classes, instructor styles, and interests?
I am inspired to learn about the community support that is available, both in the financial sense and in terms of bringing student learning outside of the classroom.
bring about awareness on campus about local and global sustainability challenges and solutions.
Do a braibstorming workshop on breaking down curriculums. & ideas/teaching activities that can be used in each others classes. What works?
Keep building community partnerships and try to include various disciplines.
Contact the local utility’s managing director as well as their board chair – to move them to support an on campus carbon mitigation item: 500 kW of PV
promote a whole package of sustainability initiatives and get support from the administration
Write a transfer degree marine science program and write more grants!
Integrate more sustainability discussions into courses And meet with cafeteria staff to advocate for compostable plates, and NoMore Syrofoam
Communicate and share what our CPUs and other campuses are doing. Coordinate!
Partner with faculty to supports efforts to integrate sustainability into education – curriculum & programs
Continue to make proposals to the administration that will indicate that some faculty really do care about sustainability.
talk to boss about the discussions here
organize student groups to take on a campus sustainability project
Seek out lecturers to teach upper-division sustainability courses in the natural sciences
Use curriculum to help create a culture of sustainability throughout the campus.
Have students change their way of thinking by being the example of living sustainability.
Collaborate more. Create more opportunities for students interested in the different areas of sustainability.
I wouldn’t say, I am inspired! However, I will continue my work. I believe, my work is deeply rooted with sustainability.
Continue building our sustainability designation
Create more connection via sustainability thinking, between disciplines. Using ideas from one discipline to augment new thinking in other disciplines, i.e., fields hard or soft, science or humanities.
1) Intensify networking with the community, other departments, institutions, and entities – across disciplines and campuses for STEM/sustainability. 2) Work to secure student input and support in sustainability policy … missing in the draft policy
Create event each semester on KCC campus: Exchange Goods Day, Hoʻike Celebration, May 7th 2014, Everyone brings goods and services and barters.
To focus on bring in more student involvement, get the information out there to bring in students and keep students involved
Create awareness on Campus
Native Hawaiian functional landscaping
Tech pods where students can quickly access online materials and resources along with peer/tech mentors to provide tech support