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 The Ettling Center for Civic Leadership, in coordination with the Office of Sustainability and UIW’s Student Government Association, is looking for applicants for the 2017-2018 Legacy Sustainability Scholars.

The purpose of the Legacy Sustainability Scholars is to maintain, support, promote and bring awareness to UIW and the San Antonio community of the balance of human development and growth with the welfare of the natural world, both in the present and for the future. In alignment with the tenet of Catholic Social Teaching and the emphasis of social justice supported by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, the Sustainability Scholars will ensure that the university continues to meet the ecological needs in ways that protect and restore the natural environment. Thus, the Legacy Student Sustainability Scholars will:

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Support, assist, and conduct sustainable service projects/tasks each semester which will include the maintenance of the UIW Campus Gardens (expansion of gardening projects may go beyond the UIW campus boundaries and be conducted with local/regional/international community partners)


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Submit a semester report of activities, efforts and hours served in supporting Campus Sustainability Efforts (Scholars may need to conduct a formal presentation of their efforts to SGA near the end of each academic semester)

 


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Sustainability Scholars may conduct other ‘sustainability projects’ in addition to gardening; other ‘sustainability projects’ which will need programmatic funding will need to be approved by SGA and should be submitted as a formal proposal as soon as possible with support from an SGA delegate/senator.


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Receive a $500 stipend per academic semester (fall/spring only) after completing all necessary sustainable service criteria, including report and sustainable service activities.

 

LEGACY STUDENT SUSTAINABILITY SCHOLARS 2017-2018 Application 

 

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For more information please contact:

Ettling Center for Civic Leadership

Dr. Ricardo Gonzalez

4301 Broadway-Administration Building #158

San Antonio, Texas 78209

(210) 283-6423/ rigonza4@uiwtx.edu