Sustainability

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  • Office for Sustainability

    The Office for Sustainability advocates for and coordinates sustainability efforts by:  

    • Consulting and collaborating with students, faculty and staff on their sustainable initiatives
    • Connecting campus members to sustainability expertise, resources and opportunities to engage
    • Raising the visibility and awareness of sustainability issues
    • Developing programs, policies and practices

    Contact:  Karen Price, Campus Sustainability Manager, 206-296-6997,1313 East Columbia Building

    Karen Price

    Karen Price joined Seattle U in 2005 as its first Sustainability Manager.   Previously, she provided education and technical assistance to Seattle businesses on green building, waste management, water conservation, and storm water management.  Karen received her B.S. in Business from Oregon State University and her M.A. in Organization Systems Renewal from Seattle University.  She is a LEED Accredited Professional, a Certified Sustainable Building Advisor and a Master Composter/ Recycler. 

    Center for Environmental Justice & Sustainability

    The Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability(CEJS) serves Seattle University and broader regional and global communities by enabling innovative and interdisciplinary scholarship, teaching, and learning in environmental sustainability and its intersection with issues of justice. 

    Contact: Professor Phillip Thompson, Director, 206-296-5521, Engineering 525 

    Phil ThompsonPhillip Thompson joined Seattle U in 1997 after receiving his Ph.D. and M.S. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Iowa. Dr. Thompson is the Center's first director. He is also Professor and Chair of the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering. He received the 2011-2012 Father James McGoldrick Fellowship - Seattle U's highest faculty honor. He was also the 2009-2010 Thomas J. Bannan endowed chair of engineering. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Washington.