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Student sustainability reps needed

Mar. 1, 2012 — Applications are now being accepted for student representatives to join the University of Delaware Sustainability Task Force as leaders in promoting campus sustainability initiatives in keeping with the Climate Action Plan.

Two undergraduate and two graduate students will be accepted to attend and participate in the ACPA Institute on Sustainability in Boulder, Colo.

A time commitment is required from June through the 2012-13 academic year.

Selected students must represent UD at the Institute on Sustainability to be held June 17-19 in Boulder, and serve a significant role on the Sustainability Task Force through one or more of the working groups, which include:

Sustainability Fund
Earth Week Planning
Regional Sustainability Institute Planning
Campus Sustainability Day Planning
Green Liaisons
Marketing and Communication
Sustainability Policy

To qualify, undergraduate students must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and graduate students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students must live in or near Newark through the end of the 2012-13 academic year and be available to attend the Institute on Sustainability in Boulder. Full funding is provided for the institute.

For further information about this opportunity, contact Kathleen Kerr at kkerr@udel.edu. Applications may be submitted online or via a Word document by May 4.

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