News & Events
Southwestern University Receives STARS Gold Rating for Sustainability Achievements
STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education.
SU has Earned 2021 Distinction Through the Tree Campus Higher Education Program for the Fifth Year in a Row
Southwestern University shows a dedication to including green spaces on campus as they have proven to benefit students.
Southwestern University Recognized in the The Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges 2022 Edition
SU is determined to be a significant environmentally responsible college according to The Princeton Review.
The Arbor Day Foundation Program Honors Southwestern University with a 2020 Tree Campus USA Award
Southwestern University was recognized for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.
Southwestern University Partners with OrganiCup to Provide Free Sustainable Period Products to Students
A student-led campaign aims to raise awareness about the social and environmental impacts of single-use menstrual products.
Southwestern University Receives Arts & Culture Grant from the City of Georgetown
The funding will enable SU to continue its Georgetown Green Film Series.
Sustainable Furniture Comes to Southwestern
Rooms in two residence halls will be furnished with environmentally friendly bed frames, dressers, desks, and mattresses.
Supporting Environmental Activism and Personal Growth on Campus
Members reflect on how Students for Environmental Activism and Knowledge (SEAK) inspires and educates them beyond the classroom.
In Good Company: Building a Climate of Sustainability at SU
“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” —Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Southwestern Becomes the 87th Bee Campus USA
SU is certified by the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.