Sustainability-Related Student Groups on Campus:

There are currently three student groups that are involved in sustainability on campus.  UCEA is a student club.  EcoReps and UCGreen Sustainability Fellows are run through the Office of Sustainability.  If you are interested in learning more about these groups, click on the links below.  Interested in getting involved some other way?  Click here...  To learn more about what's going on around Campus, follow the Sustainable Campus link in the left hand menu.  For more about the culture of sustainability on campus, follow the Sustainable Culture link in the left hand menu.


The Office of Sustainability's EcoReps program is a student initiative that pairs student EcoRep volunteers with our OS Sustainability Fellows to work on campus sustainability projects and programs.  Our EcoRep volunteers work to involve students across campus in events.   Click here to learn more >>>

Sustainability Fellows

The Office of Sustainability's (OS) UCGreen Sustainability Fellows program is a leadership and professional development program supervised by OS staff.  This program provides students with the opportunity to develop or run sustainability initiatives on and off campus within a professional setting.    Click here to learn more >>>

UC Environmental Action (UCEA)

Ursinus College Environmental Action (UCEA) is a student organization that helps to organize environmental initiatives across campus, while also volunteering time off campus as well.  In addition to other events, UCEA organizes Earth Day. Click here to learn more >>>
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She will be overseeing the design and implementation of the College's climate action plan under the Presidents' Climate Commitment, signed by President Strassburger in 2007 as a way to establish goals for reducing the greenhouse gas emissions associated with College operations. Shannon holds two master’s degrees: in Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia and in Environmental Studies from Yale University. She has substantial experience in planning and environmental project management. Her work at Ursinus will include integrating sustainability principles throughout the College’s programs.

Get Involved!

Student Groups:

-UCGreen Sustainability Fellows



-APPLY!! UCGreen Fellows &  EcoReps


Green Purchasing

Sustainability Events

Sustainability-Related Courses

Off Campus Opportunities

Sustainable Living


What Can I Recycle?


Coming Soon:





Green Certification


Sustainability Program Coordinator
Brandon Hoover
Pfahler 112G

Campus Sustainability Planner
Shannon Spencer
Pfahler 112G