Student Organizations and Campus Life

Georgetown is home to an active, engaged, and diverse environmental student body. This listing of student and campus environmental groups demonstrates the wide range of student interest. For more information on each group, or to get involved, please visit their homepage.

 

Undergraduate student groups:

FISH Georgetown University -Futures in Science and Humanities (FISH) is a student-founded and student-run club at Georgetown University that seeks to educate students interested in science about non-traditional science-related careers. We also want to foster a community for interdisciplinary discussion, collaboration, and networking.

 

Georgetown Sustainable Oceans Alliance - A student organized non-profit organization that brings awareness to issues of ocean conservation.

Georgetown Fossil Free - A campaign to get Georgetown to divest its endowment from fossil fuel companies.

Georgetown EcoAction - Dedicated to promoting environmental sustainability at Georgetown University.

Georgetown Environmental Leaders - Sponsored by the GUSA and the Center for the Environment, Georgetown Environmental Leaders (GEL) is intended to facilitate cooperation and support between different environmental groups and departments at Georgetown, as well as to help sustainability-minded students find organizations that suit their interests. Lastly, GEL aims to lend support to different environmental groups by helping them recruit interested students, publicize events, work with University administrators, and more.

The Corp Green Initiative - Georgetown's independent, student-run, non-profit food and beverage service provider ("The Corp") has developed a new, green initiative with a mission of modeling sustainable practices within the University.

Georgetown Energy - A team of Georgetown students that have developed a roadmap for Washington D.C. homeowners to implement rooftop solar technology.
Visions for A Sustainable Georgetown Steering Committee - A group of students working to demonstrate student interest in creating a sustainability plan and climate action plan for the university.

Georgetown Unconventional Eaters - GUE facilitates the organic, vegetarian, vegan, local and healthy food choices of Georgetown students.

Georgetown Conservation Corps - A group through Georgetown's Center for Social Justice that works with DC community organizations such as Casey Trees and Earth Conservation Corps to address issues of Environmental Justice.

 

McDonough School of Business student groups:

MSB Energy and Clean Tech Club - Georgetown Energy and CleanTech Club brings together students from across the many schools of Georgetown University interested in issues of energy (traditional and renewable sources), climate change, cleantech, and sustainability.

 

Residential Life and other initiatives:

Project Hilltop - A group of RAs, Hall Directors, and residents working together to promote community ownership of our physical space on campus.

Outdoor Education - Through wilderness based endeavors, Georgetown University Outdoor Education seeks to teach, to inspire, and guide students, faculty, staff and the outlying public, creating a community where learning, personal challenge, reflection, and increased compassion for others and the environment are fostered and upheld as core values.