Sustainability at Kenyon takes many forms. There are a myriad of opportunities and resources for those wishing to get more involved from student-led clubs to the Sustainability Council and green alumni organizations.
ECO is a student-run organization that focuses on environmental initiatives on campus and works to create an environmentally friendly culture at Kenyon. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Kenyon Land Lords focus on service learning through hands-on conservation work and learning about the ecology and science of conservation practices. This includes assisting the Brown Family Environmental Center by managing invasive plant species, blazing trails and completing necessary construction projects. Contact email@example.com for more information.
PEAS is a student-run organization that works to further agrarian sustainability by working with the local community. PEAS focuses on the use of locally produced food and getting students involved in regional farms through visiting and volunteering. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Kenyon Farm located on Zion Rd. is a student-run farm with the goal of promoting sustainable agriculture, educating students about farm life, and raising awareness about local foods. From basil to zucchini and goats to chickens, students are welcome to make their way down to the farm to help harvest crops or play with the animals. Find out more at kenyon.edu/kenyon-farm.
The Sustainability Council is a collection of faculty, staff, and students working towards engaging our community with the task of reducing Kenyon’s footprint on the planet. The Council provides a venue to discuss ideas and to coordinate projects and initiatives. Contact Director of Green Initiatives David Heithaus at email@example.com for more information or visit the Sustainability Council Facebook page.
Lee Kane '74 and Meryl Brott '91 founded Kenyon Green Alumni, an affinity group for graduates with a professional interest in the environment. It provides networking opportunities assists Kenyon students building environmental careers and advances environmental stewardship at the College. Contact Meryl Brott at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.