SDG Snapshots

SDG Snapshots2023-12-20T11:06:18-05:00

Faculty, students, leaders and staff making a difference at Penn State

Hilary Caldwell, Penn State Campus Organizer for the Climate Action Campaign

In our recent interview, Hilary Caldwell, Penn State's Campus Organizer for the Climate Action Campaign (CAC) during the Spring 2024 semester, shared her experience mobilizing individuals through civic engagement to tackle the climate crisis.  During her time working on the CAC at Penn State, Caldwell educated students on voter registration [...]

Lorraine A. Jones, M.Ed., Ph.D Candidate, Interim EnvironMentors Program Manager

Mentoring the future STEM leaders of tomorrow is no small task. It requires the utmost sense of responsibility. In our recent interview with Lorraine Jones, EnvironMentors Program Manager and Ph.D. candidate in Educational Leadership, Jones emphasized the mission of the EnvironMentors program to introduce underrepresented high school students to Science, [...]

Miss Pennsylvania Miranda Moore, Sustainable Fashion Advocate and Environmental Engineer

We recently sat down with current Miss Pennsylvania Miranda Moore, a sustainable fashion advocate, environmental engineer, and graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania earning an executive certificate in social impact strategy. On April 17, Moore gave a talk at the University Park campus about fast fashion in conjunction with [...]

Heather Swan, Eco-poet and Author

We recently sat down with Heather Swan, an accomplished poet and author who teaches writing and environmental literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Swan visited Penn State Sustainability from March 20-23, 2024, as part of the Sustainability Showcase initiative, a student-founded series that has brought hundreds of experts to Penn [...]

Ayodeji “Ayo” Oluwalana, Waste Reduction and Recycling Program Manager

At the heart of Penn State's commitment to sustainability lies the topic of waste management. In our recent interview with Ayodeji "Ayo" Oluwalana, the University's Waste Reduction and Recycling Program Manager, Ayo shared insights into his journey, expertise, and vision for advancing eco-friendly initiatives on campus. Stepping into the [...]

Chef Freddie Bitsoie, Navajo Chef and Author

We recently caught up with Freddie J. Bitsoie, renowned Diné (Navajo) chef and author, over a quintessential scoop of chocolate ice cream at Berkey Creamery. Chef Freddie visited Penn State Sustainability from November 2nd - November 9th for a series of events held throughout the campus and community including speaking [...]

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