Nominate Sustainability Leaders-Deadline to Nominate Extended to October 26th!

2015 Cornell University Partners in Sustainability Award (CUPSA) for individual student, student groups and staff leaders.....

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Winners of the 2014 Cornell University Partners in Sustainability Award include, back row from left, Herman Sieverding, Scott Reynolds and Joe Bowes, all from Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services; front row, from left, students Emma Johnston, Kristin Chu,
2014 CUPSA winners. Back row from left, Herman Sieverding, Scott Reynolds ,Joe Bowes, from Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services; front row, from left, students Emma Johnston, Kristin Chu, Emily Burke, Meghan MacKenzie; and Julia Leonard, member of Cornell Computer Reuse Association, on behalf of award-winner Alan Heiman.

3 Categories: Individual Student, Student Group, and Individual Staff
NOMINATION DEADLINE OCTOBER 26th

Click here to nominate (or scroll down to complete embedded nomination form)

  • Do you know a staff person who has gone beyond the call of duty to make the campus greener?
  • Is there a student or a student group who has gone the extra mile to raise awareness about sustainability issues?

The CUPSA for Staff and Student Leaders is given each fall semester to an individual or a team who has made significant and notable contributions to the sustainable development of the Cornell campus over the last year. The current nomination period for the student and staff categories is September 30, 2015 – October 26, 2015. Nominees may be an individual student, student group or a staff member.

To be nominated for the 2015 award the significant impact of their efforts must have occurred between September 1, 2014 and September 30, 2015.

QUALIFICATIONS: These awards recognize Cornell University staff and students who are currently making an impact on campus sustainability efforts by generating awareness, implementing projects, or catalyzing new initiatives in one or more of the following areas: Discovery, Education, Engagement, and Practice.

CRITERIA: All nominations will be evaluated based on their impacts in one or more of the following areas:

Discovery
The awardee has contributed to, or substantially improved, Cornell's capacity to create synergies and connections that spark discovery, innovative research, and real progress for humanity.

Education
The awardee has contributed to Cornell's academic and extra-curricular educational environment through classes, campaigns, and educational experiences that make sustainability a robust and compelling subject for the next generation of scholars, entrepreneurs, artists, and leaders.

Engagement
The awardee has contributed to Cornell's ability to ensure business leaders, policy makers, and citizens get the research-based guidance they need to make crucial decisions for a sustainable future.

Practice
The awardee has helped transform the Cornell campus into a living laboratory for sustainability through innovation that directly reduces the university's ecological footprint, enhances social cohesion and equity in the campus community, or integrates sustainability into the culture of Cornell and our local communities.

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