Clubs

You can access all of the clubs on campus on CONNECT SU. It's an online platform that will help you find the right club for you.  Find the club that you're interested in an join! It's as simple as that. 

Below are some of the environmental justice and sustainability focused-clubs on campus.

Cycle Club

  • The Seattle University Cycling Club began in 2011 and has grown into a community of bike riders and cyclists, welcoming to all types of riding and all skill levels. We take part in casual riding and racing throughout the school year. SUCC is founded on a common love of bikes and enjoying time spent on two wheels.
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Food with Spirit

  • Food With Spirit is a Seattle University group that focuses on sustainable, urban agriculture and food justice in a domestic and global context. Food With Spirit has an emphasis in social justice but also encourages healthier individual food choices. We grow and harvest seasonal food crops for local food banks, host work parties to maintain four raised garden beds on the corner of 13th and Marion, on-campus at Broadway Garden, Chardin Garden and the Potager Garden outside the Student Center. 
  • Contact:
    • President, Chair, Executive Director: Gwyneth M Potteract potterg1@seattleu.edu
    • President, Chair, Executive Director: Azaria D Segall segalla@seattleu.edu

Engineers for a Sustainable World

  • Engineers for a Sustainable World offers engineering, science, and ALL interested students the opportunity to collaborate on sustainable design projects in the local community and abroad. In addition to working on student-initiated projects, we also have guest speakers and go to events as a group to learn more about sustainable initiatives in Seattle and all around the world.
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  • To be a Buddhist is to be both an ecologist and a conservationist. This is the vision EcoSangha strives to promote. It is a vision modeled on the Buddha as the Great Physician who is called to the service of those in pain and suffering, who scientifically investigates the nature of and prognosis for an ailment and then compassionately effects a cure. The progression from symptom to cure is presented by the Buddha in his fundamental teaching of the Four Noble Truths: symptom, diagnosis, prognosis and cure.
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  • Spoon University Seattle U is a chapter of the international organization, Spoon University. We are a food and wellness resource for students, created entirely by college students. As a member you can be a writer, editor, marketer, photographer, or videographer. If you are not a member you can enjoy our content through our website and social media pages!
  • Contact:
    • President, Chair, Executive Director: Jamie L Hegg heggj@seattleu.edu
    • Advisor: Ryan Hamachek hamachek@seattleu.edu

 

Sustainable Student Action 

  • We are an environmental justice group that engages in political education, student organizing, direct action, and solidarity efforts. Our framework for understanding and addressing the complicated issue of climate change includes analyses of the science behind greenhouse gas emissions, the interplay of environmental racism and ecological degradation, and economic systems that contribute to climate change. We have led the campaign to divest the University's endowment from fossil fuels for the past four years. 
  • Contact:
    • President, Chair, Executive Director: Sierra E Suafoa-McClain suafoamc@seattleu.edu
    • Advisor: Wesley J Howard-Brook howardbrook@seattleu.edu

Just Serve

  • Love Service but don’t have time to commit to a long-term service project? Come join Just Serve, a student run club affiliated with the Center for Community Engagement that provides facilitated dialogue paired with a meaningful one-time service opportunity.
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Rotaract Club

  • The Seattle University Rotaract Club is a great way to not only do service and create change in the community, but to make connections with other  like-minded students and business leaders. As part of District 5030, we have connections with Rotary and Rotaract clubs all throughout Seattle.
  • Contact:
    • President, Chair, Executive Director: Darby C Martin martind7@seattleu.edu
    • Advisor: Phillip L Thompson thompson@seattleu.edu

Green Team

  • The Seattle University Green Team is a peer-oriented sustainability education group created by students. Green Team focuses on waste management at university and athletic events and provides a space for new sustainability initiatives to receive support.
  • Contact:
    • President, Chair, Executive Director: Jessica E Dirks dirksj@seattleu.edu
    • Advisor: Eric E Elliott elliotte@seattleu.edu

The Gender Justice Center

  • At Girls on the Run, girls in the 3rd-5th grade and 6th-8th grade participate in an after-school program like no other. Designed to allow every girl to recognize her inner strength, the Girls on the Run curriculum inspires girls to define their lives on their own terms. Physical activity is woven into our program to inspire an appreciation of fitness and to build habits that lead to a lifetime of health. At the end of each three month session, the girls participate in a celebratory Girls on the Run 5k event. Crossing the finish line is a defining moment when the girls realize that even the seemingly impossible IS possible.
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Vegan Society

  • Welcome to Seattle University Vegan Society! We are delighted to share information about a vegan diet (which excludes all animal products) and celebrate nature’s abundant offerings with creatively-prepared, delicious vegan dishes. Each month, we’ll be creating a culinary showcase together and savoring the flavors of different regions around the globe together with fellow diners. All are welcome to participate, whether you’re simply curious or fully embrace veganism.
  • Contact:
    • President, Chair, Executive Director: Tiffany G Carpenter carpen25@seattleu.edu
    • Advisor: Nathan R Colaner colanern@seattleu.edu

 

 

 

 

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