Sustainability at St. Edward's


Renewable Energy

Can Texas follow in France’s footsteps in their transition to renewable energy?

This blog post was originally published by a student studying abroad in Angers, France. The theme this summer is sustainability and the professors and students are exploring all the ways France is a leader in environmental conservation and sustainability. You can… Continue Reading →

OIT adds electric cart to their lineup

Beep, beep! The next time the Office of Information Technology (OIT) pays you a visit, take a minute to appreciate their wheels. OIT utilizes a fully electric golf cart. Going forward, the University will purchase electric carts where possible.

Career Opportunity: Solar Austin hiring Communications & Event Coordinator

Solar Austin is a mostly volunteer-run organization but is looking for part-time help to achieve their mission. The Solar Austin Communications and Event Coordinator will work under the supervision of the President or another member of the Board. The Communication… Continue Reading →

Career Opportunity: AmeriCorps VISTA Environmental Program Coordinator

Foundation Communities is looking for an energetic, sustainability-minded person to commit to 12 months of service as a NeighborWorks AmeriCorps VISTA. During your service, you will analyze energy and water data from multiple sources, build staff expertise, and design regular… Continue Reading →

Texas wind is powering the Hilltop

To power our campus, Facilities manages our “green portfolio” to use resources as efficiently and responsibly as possible. Wind energy is a part of that green portfolio. St. Edward’s University partners with Austin Energy’s GreenChoice Renewable Energy program as a Patron… Continue Reading →

Chemistry Student Will Attend United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris

Chris Jackson, a senior Chemistry major here at St. Edward’s and president of our American Chemical Society (ACS) Student Affiliate Chapter, has been selected as one of eight students from around the country to represent ACS as a student ambassador at the… Continue Reading →

Dave Cortez ’06 Named 2015 Best Environmental Activist by Austin Chronicle

Dave Cortez graduated from St. Edward’s in 2006 with a degree in Political Science and went on to make a major impact in Austin’s environmental scene through the Sierra Club and beyond. Check out the Austin Chronicle’s writeup on him… Continue Reading →

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