ASUM Sustainability Center
The ASUM Sustainability Center serves as a resource for students to help promote, develop, and implement sustainability efforts and activities at the University of Montana. The center’s main projects currently involve working to implement the university’s Climate Action Plan, working with the Sustainable Campus Committee to ensure UM activities meet the American University and College President Climate Commitment, and educating students across campus about sustainability and climate change.
The ASUM Sustainability Center offers a variety of ways for students to learn about sustainability initiatives and play an active role in improving the university’s sustainability efforts. We offer internships, volunteer opportunities, and educational events to increase awareness of sustainability issues on campus. The sustainablity center and ASUM ssustainability board corrdinat a variety of events and projects through out the year to increase awareness of sistainablilty issues across campus.
- Earth Week: Have an idea for a Earth Week event at UM? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Residence Life Eco-Reps: Become a student sustainability advocate in our residence halls.
- Green Griz Games: Team up with other studetns to lessen the footprint of our athletic events. Become involved in education, recycling, and more. Go Griz, go Green!!
More information about sustainability initiatives at UM can be found at umt.edu/greeningum.
Want to share interesting and important sustainability info with your peers??
Want to encourage green living in the UM Residence Halls??
Then apply to be a 2013/2014 EcoRep!!
We are accepting applications for four new Eco-Rep positions to begin next year. Applications are due March 1, 2013. Eco-Reps are sustainability advocates and educators within the residence halls. They strive to connect residents with sustainability initiatives on campus and the UM Climate Action Plan. Eco-Reps must be willing to live in one of the following dorms: Knowles, Turner, Craig, or Duniway. You will be given a small stipend to go towards room and board and the option of having a single room. Eco-Reps can also earn three Climate Change Studies credits.
Most importantly, you will be helping UM with an important initiative while developing your own skills and leadership.