2017 Student Research Conference:
30th Annual Student Research Conference

Cultivating an Environmentally-Conscious Campus through the Office of Sustainability

Rebecca Elder
Dr. Marilyn Yaquinto, Faculty Mentor

Truman State University’s Office of Sustainability is a student-initiated and student-run office that coordinates and promotes environmental efforts at Truman and in the surrounding community. This interdisciplinary research identifies effective measures of cultivating an environmentally-conscious atmosphere at Truman through communicating about sustainability, peer-to-peer education, and hands-on learning experiences for students involved in running the office. Methods and thoeries from disciplines of Communication, Education, Environmental Studies, and Economics are used in this research.

Keywords: Office of Sustainability, Education, Communication

Topic(s):Interdisciplinary Studies Major
Environmental Studies

Presentation Type: Oral Paper

Session: 307-3
Location: MG 2090
Time: 1:30

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