Greeks Go Green

Congratulations Class of 2015 Interns

2015-07-06T14:44:13-04:00July 6th, 2015|Categories: Campus Garden, Get Involved - Students, Greeks Go Green, Home Stories, Internships|Tags: , |

We sent off our graduating interns from the Class of 2015 with hearty congratulations on their outstanding achievements. Bridget Keeler graduated with a major in economics with a minor in environmental studies. After working as the campus dining intern for ARAMARK her sophomore year, Bridget studied sustainability abroad and returned to serve as a Greeks Go [...]

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Arbor Day & Campus Beautification Celebration

2015-04-16T14:58:10-04:00April 10th, 2015|Categories: Greeks Go Green, Home Stories, Water and Landscaping|Tags: , |

Celebrate Arbor Day on Thursday, April 16th from 4:00-6:00pm. The event kicks off with a tree planting ceremony behind Huffman Residence Hall at 4:00pm. Following the ceremony, volunteers will split into groups to beautify the campus. All participants will enjoy a cookout featuring Grayson Natural grassfed burgers. Registration is encouraged, but not required. This event is sponsored [...]

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Sorority T-Shirts Get a Makeover

2015-03-30T15:50:07-04:00March 20th, 2015|Categories: Get Involved - Students, Greeks Go Green, Home Stories|

The t-shirts from three of the organizations: Kappa Beta Gamma, Chi Omega, and Kappa Delta. Sororities at Wake Forest University are notorious for the number of shirts that bear their letters. Each spring, hundreds of underclass women join Greek organizations and, as part of a campus wide tradition, are gifted previous semesters’ t-shirts. In [...]

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Call for 2015 Sustainability Interns

2015-04-01T15:44:35-04:00March 17th, 2015|Categories: Campus Garden, Get Involved - Students, Greeks Go Green, Home Stories, Internships|Tags: , , , |

Are you a student interested in making a difference and gaining professional development experience? The following paid internships are available to all Wake Forest University students for fall 2015. In order to apply, please fill out this form. Unless otherwise noted, these internships are with the Office of Sustainability. Please note, interns are required to attend an on-campus [...]

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Fourth Annual Arbor Day Celebration

2014-06-27T09:26:29-04:00May 27th, 2014|Categories: Events, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Greeks Go Green, Home Stories, Service and Outreach|

Students and staff circled around a vibrant Japanese Maple tree at Student Apartments on April 24th to celebrate Arbor Day. Landscaping Services, Residence Life and Housing, and the Office of Sustainability co-hosted the ceremony in conjunction with a Campus Beautification Day celebration that was organized by Greeks Go Green interns. University Arborist Jim Mussetter,  presented the [...]

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Fall 2014 Internships in Sustainability

2014-04-02T15:53:46-04:00April 2nd, 2014|Categories: Campus Garden, Get Involved - Students, Greeks Go Green, Home Stories, Internships|

Are you a student interested in making a difference? The following paid internships are available to Wake Forest students for fall 2014. In order to apply, please fill out this form. Applications are due by Thursday, April 17th at 5pm.  Unless otherwise noted, these internships are with the Office of Sustainability. Campus Garden  The intern will [...]

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Student Sustainability Collaboration

2014-02-26T15:22:21-04:00February 24th, 2014|Categories: Get Involved - Students, Greeks Go Green, Home Stories|

The Student Sustainability Group network kicked off the spring semester with a networking meeting to discuss opportunities for cross-campus collaboration. Representatives of student groups that support sustainability at WFU, including EcoTheo, Net Impact, the Environmental Law Society, Campus Garden, Greeks Go Green, Outdoor Pursuits, SEAC, and VSC gathered to discuss semester activities. The network meeting provided [...]

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Are You a Champion?

2015-03-04T09:17:56-04:00October 30th, 2013|Categories: Buildings, Campus, Champions of Change, Development, Dining and Food Systems, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Equity, Events, Get Involved, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Greeks Go Green, Green Team Network, Home Stories, Procurement, Service and Outreach, Transportation, Waste Reduction, Water and Landscaping|

Have you or are you preparing to facilitate a change to a sustainable practice on campus? Have you implemented a new sustainability initiative in your area? If so, you might be a winner! This coming April, Wake Forest will host our inaugural Champions of Change award ceremony. In March, we will accept nominations for awards that [...]

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Where Are They Now: Allie Gruber

2018-06-22T15:58:21-04:00June 14th, 2013|Categories: Greeks Go Green, Home Stories, Where are they now?|Tags: |

Allie Gruber (’13) knew she had a vague interest in sustainability when she boarded a plane bound for Peru in early June, following her sophomore year at Wake Forest University.  She had no idea, however, that upon her return she would dedicate the remainder of her undergraduate career to learning about and advocating for the natural [...]

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Greeks Go Green

2013-12-12T16:36:44-04:00November 9th, 2012|Categories: Get Involved - Students, Greeks Go Green, Home Stories|

Greeks Go Green (GGG) is a student-led initiative located at the intersection of sustainability and Greek life. Upon its inception in the spring of 2011, the idea was met with considerable interest among members of the Greek community. Greeks Go Green interns with the Office of Sustainability, Erin Murphy (WFU ’13) and Becka Brolinson (WFU ‘15) [...]

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