World of Environmental Health & Sustainability

Designed for incoming freshmen who are interested in the environment and sustainable living. All majors are welcome to apply!


As a member of the World of Environmental Health & Sustainability you will live with other incoming freshmen who share your interest in the environment.This means you can study together, attend social and co-curricular programming together, and have a supportive network of peers right from the start. Friendships form quickly in L-LCs!


The World of Environmental Health & Sustainability will take some courses together in the fall and spring semesters of freshman year, and attend sustainability themed events together.

Fall 2014 L-LC Courses
Freshman Seminar: World of Environmental Health & Sustainability
AGLO 103: Perspectives in Globalization

Spring 2015 L-LC Courses
Your spring L-LC courses, which you will take together as a community, will be finalized mid-fall. Seats will be reserved for you in each designated L-LC course.

Examples of co-curricular events:

  • Leading the Campus Local Food Movement
  • Farm-to-Table & Local Iron Chef Events
  • Social gatherings with your L-LC friends
  • Visiting local sustainable farms and homs
  • Sustainability Trivia Night
  • Campus Heritage Garden Program 
  • Homecoming, Fallbany, and Harvest Fest
  • Campus energy conservation initiatives


As a member of an L-LC you will have a built in community of friends and colleagues right from the start!

Friends: Study and socialize with fellow L-LC members. Tackle those first-year courses with your friends by forming study groups where you live!

World Ambassadors: Learn the ropes from a peer selected from last year’s most engaged L-LC students. If you remain an active member in your L-LC throughout your Freshman year, you could be a World Ambassador your Sophomore year!
World of Environmental Health & Sustainability Ambassadors for 2014:  James Rath and Shelby Hettenbach.

Community Assistant: Meet weekly with an upperclass/graduate student to plan or attend social, academic, and community service events.

Lead Faculty Member: Get to know a member of the faculty outside of the classroom at weekly lunches in your own dining hall!
World of Environmental Health & Sustainability Lead Faculty: Professor Gary Kleppel
Weekly L-LC Lunch: Wednesdays 13:35pm - 1:30pm

World Representatives: Leadership opportunities abound in the L-LCs! Earn a spot as a World Representative by being a leader in your L-LC! World Representatives are elected by the L-LC to represent the group at meetings throughout the academic year.
World of Environmental Health & Sustainability World Representative for 2014:  Your name could be here by October!

Eligibility: The World of Environmental Health & Sustainability is open to all majors!

View the brochure here!

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