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Environmental Sustainability LLC

The Environmental Sustainability Living-Learning Community (LLC) provides an exciting opportunity for students to get started on an environmental leadership path at the University of North Florida. The Environmental Sustainability LLC is a welcoming community that fosters critical thinking about environmentalism and sustainable projects. Students will engage in experience in the campus environment, local Northeast Florida ecosystems, and beyond. Students will be empowered to make a positive impact on their environment in ways that are exclusive and unique to the first-year students in the LLC.

Eligibility and Course Requirements

  • Complete the Housing Contract & LLC and Interest Housing Application
  • Any section of HSC 2100 - Personal and Public Health
  • Live in the designated community, Osprey Crossings, in the Environmental Sustainability LLC
  • Support/Attend Living-Learning Community events and programs

Program Learning Objectives

  1. Create opportunities for students to interact with one another, share interests about the environment, and support one another's development.
  2. Participate in events and activities on campus and in region that encourage sustainability.
  3. Become aware of the impact personal lifestyle choices on and off campus that make on the environment.
  4. Motivate students to make commitments (pledges) for environmental sustainability.

Planned Opportunities

  • Nature hikes at Eco Adventure
  • Kayaking in the Guana Reserve
  • Meet and greets with the Jacksonville Beach Sea Turtle Patrol
  • Kayaking and hiking throughout northeast Florida
  • Access to exclusive sustainability workshops and tours 
  • Community cleanups and service projects 

Campus Partners and Who to Contact

The Environmental Sustainability LLC is a partnership with Housing and Residence Life and the UNF Institute of Environmental Research and Education.

Dr. Erin Largo-Wight

Director of the UNF Institute of Environmental Research and Education

largo-wight@unf.edu

 

James Taylor

Assistant Director of the UNF Institute of Environmental Research and Education

j.taylor@unf.edu

 

Kelly Rhoden

Coordinator, UNF Institute of Environmental Research and Education

k.rhoden@unf.edu

 

Amy Lorenz

Associate Director of Housing and Residence Life

amy.lorenz@unf.edu

 

Sheresa Divens

Residence Life Coordinator of Educational Initiatives

s.divens@unf.edu