Sustainability Inspiration Awards


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Congratulations to Carissa Klonz (SCSE), Ken Gilbertson (CEHSP), and Ryan Hueffmeier (NRRI) on their 2016 Sustainability Award.

 

UMD is committed to communicating, educating, and inspiring action to integrate sustainability into all aspects of campus life. This award acknowledges significant contributions to sustainability efforts at UMD, including but not limited to: sustainability awareness and leadership efforts, energy savings, greenhouse gas reduction, waste minimization, local agriculture and economy, and other resource-saving activities.

The Sustainability Inspiration Awards honor an undergraduate student, a staff member, and a faculty member from UMD who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in promoting campus sustainability in education, operations, and/or any aspect of campus life.

To nominate, see the categories and form at the bottom of the page,

2015 Award Recipients

Mary Christiansen, Civil Engineering and Alison Hoxie, Mechanical/Industrial Engineering for their collective work bringing students and the community together to change the way we all think about energy and sustainability.

Mary Christiansen, Civil Engineering and Alison Hoxie, Mechanical/Industrial Engineering for their collective work bringing students and the community together to change the way we all think about energy and sustainability.

Cindy Christian, Alworth Institute, for her significant efforts to develop and implement the Alworth Institute's Climate Change events. Cindy has developed many positive and productive partnerships that have led to awareness of issues surrounding climate change and demonstration of how community level sustainability practices address global issues.

Cindy Christian, Alworth Institute, for her significant efforts to develop and implement the Alworth Institute’s Climate Change events. Cindy has developed many positive and productive partnerships that have led to awareness of issues surrounding climate change and demonstration of how community level sustainability practices address global issues.

Olivia Dehler, College of Liberal Arts. Olivia is an engaged, connected and inspiring student leader of the UMD Student Sustainability Coalition. Her activities include leading sustainability-themed booths and activities, participation in statewide and national conferences, creation of the 'Journey of a Jar' and projects to re-purpose glass and expired posters around campus.

Olivia Dehler, College of Liberal Arts. Olivia is an engaged, connected and inspiring student leader of the UMD Student Sustainability Coalition. Her activities include leading sustainability-themed booths and activities, participation in statewide and national conferences, creation of the ‘Journey of a Jar’ and projects to re-purpose glass and expired posters around campus.