College of Arts & Sciences Sustainability

Student Testimonials

Emily Roberson
"The Sustainability Program has enabled me to create an education for myself that coincided with my passions."


Emily Roberson

Sustainability and Anthropology double major

Emily co-founded the Sustainability Club on campus and is inspired by the steps taken to change USD and the community.

   
Carly Holmstrom
"I believe that sustainability, and understanding how our choices effect our environment is crucial to our future."


Carly Holmstrom

Sustainability and Contemporary Media and Journalism double major

Carly hopes to understand how to make more positive impacts and help others do the same.

   
Don Poeckes
"It [sustainability] teaches you to be open minded about environmental issues and consider both the scientific reasoning behind the issues, as well as the possible solutions."


Don Poeckes

Sustainability and Biology double major

Don has learned a great deal about anthropogenic factors and how they can affect biodiversity.

   
Joslynn Clauson
"With connections to economics, human rights, social justice, philosophy, biology, chemistry, business and communications, sustainability is one of the broadest and most interconnected majors offered on campus."


Joslynn Clauson

Sustainability and Political Science double major

Joslynn is also involved in the Honors Program, which has encouraged her to see the links between different areas of study.

   
Morgan Appley
"The challenge is good for me. It really forces me to focus on what is important and gives me a real chance to explore and learn about the subject I am passionate about: sustainability."


Morgan Appley

Sustainability major

Morgan is a nontraditional student who has faced her fair share of struggles as she moved to foreign lands to practice a sustainable lifestyle.