Campus Stewardship Council

Physics students work with Dr. Nelson Kilmer on a solar energy project.
Physics students work with Dr. Nelson Kilmer on a solar energy project.

Mission Statement: Serve as stewards of the environment and work to develop sustainable facilities and practices.

Purposes

  • Initiate, prioritize, develop and sustain stewardship activities, both curricular and co-curricular
  • Provide educational forums through which we can challenge and learn from each other
  • Serve as a sounding board and a clearinghouse for ideas
  • Partner with other institutions, organizations and individuals
  • Recognize individuals and campus-wide efforts and publicize areas of accomplishments

The CSC meets every other week for an hour over lunch. These meetings are open to any students, faculty, staff or administrators who are interested. Contact Gary Oyer or Russ Gaeddert for more information.

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Subgroups

  • Education: Promotes the infusion of sustainability principles into the formal curriculum and into Student Life programming.
  • Facilities: Analyzes consumption of water, energy and materials on campus and seeks to implement decisions that lead to more sustainable facilities and practices.
  • Action initiatives: Organizes special events on campus that draw attention to sustainability issues.
  • Communication: Communicates the activities of the Campus Stewardship Council and its sub-committees to the Hesston College community and to the public.