Student Organizations

At Gettysburg College, sustainability isn't limited to the ES Department. It's a campus-wide commitment. The College is a charter signatory of the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment, and has made major investments in energy efficiency.

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Numerous student groups focus on the environment and our place in it. A few examples include:

  • The Gettysburg Environmental Concerns Organization, active on campus for more than 20 years

  • Students representing geco

  • Food Justice initiatives such as The Farmhouse, a residence shared by students who are committed to sustainability and social justice

  • farm house builing

  • The Painted Turtle Farm, established by the ES Department as a student-run organic community garden in 2006, is now administered by the Center for Public Service as a community-outreach program.

  • Student at the farm

  • Campus Kitchens, a student-initiated program to reduce food waste

  • Students in campus kitchen cutting tomatoes

  • Student Senate, Sustainability Committee advances sustainability initiatives and works with faculty, staff, and student senate to improve sustainability at Gettysburg College.

  • Senate student celebrate 110 years

  • Diversity Inclusion Equity and Belonging (DIEB) ES Student Advisory Board.

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