Raynna Jackson Student Sustainability Coordinator Southern Oregon University 2019 2021 cover

Raynna Jackson, SOU’s Student Sustainability Co-ordinator is graduating this year! Click here to read about her experience working in SOU’s Sustainability Office.

Leslie Eldridge Sustainability Newsletter Spotlight Southern Oregon University cover

Leslie is a professor in the Environmental Science and Policy Department at SOU. She got her BA from Stanford University, with a major in Cultural and Social Anthropology and a minor in Psychology.

Rogue Valley Sunset Sustainability News Southern Oregon University cover

Sarah Ross, SOU’s Student Zero Waste Coordinator writes about her experience on Southern Oregon Climate Act Now’s (SOCAN) Master Climate Protector Course and what we can do to work together to mitigate and adapt to climate change.

SOU Earth Month April 2021 Events and Activities Sustainability Southern Oregon University cover

Earth Month at SOU is a series of events, activities, and programming for the SOU community throughout the month of April! Check back soon for updates to the schedule, details will be added for additional events over spring break.

Earth day is a global movement that provides a voice for environmental consciousness and environmental issues. The first Earth Day was founded in 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson in the U.S. Earth Day is an annual celebration that honors the achievements of the environmental movement and raises awareness of the need to protect Earth’s natural resources for future generations.

Southern Oregon University has completed a new storage facility at Raider Stadium that addresses sustainability on two fronts – it includes the university’s ninth array of solar panels, and the structure itself was created from recycled shipping containers.

SOU Sustainability Newsletter Maya Shoemaker Cover

The Fall 2020 Sustainability Newsletter is here! Check it out for campus updates on sustainability and how the campus is staying connected on sustainability issues.

SOU Sustainability Newsletter Material Management on Campus and SOUs Recycling Center Revamp Cover

Have you ever thought about where your trash goes on campus? Did you know that Southern Oregon University has an on-campus recycling center? Sarah Ross, SOU’s Student Zero Waste Coordinator, writes about material management at SOU and the Recycling Center revamp.

SOU Sustainability News Bee Campus USA 2019 Cover v1

We are a BEE Campus USA! SOU completed the program requirements in 2019 and has retained its status. Thank you to students, the Bee, Bird and Tree Committee members, and to SOU’s Landscape Department.

Spring 2020 Sustainability Newsletter

The Spring Sustainability Newsletter is here! Check it out for campus updates on sustainability and how the campus is staying connected on sustainability issues.