Loyola University Maryland

Sustainability

Student Opportunities

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Join a Student Group

Students are encouraged to join at least one student group in their time here at Loyola to enrich their experience outside of the classroom. For a full listing of student groups on campus, go to the Student Activities website.

We have also compiled a list of organizations that have an environmental focus.

Spring Break Outreach (SBO)

Spring Break Outreach is a week-long service immersion program that takes place in eight different sites throughout the eastern United States. Groups meet together in the months prior to the trip to learn about the host community, discuss service and social justice issues, and grow as a team. After returning from their experience, participants are involved in a formal reflection on their service and a critical reflection of the social justice issues they encountered. For more information about SBO, go to CCSJ’s website.

Environmental and Energy Issues: West Virginia SBO

SBO West Virginia is hosted by the Appalachian Institute of Wheeling Jesuit University, and gives you the opportunity to think critically about energy issues by hearing the stories of people directly affected and meeting with stakeholders on all sides of the issues. Learn about the personal and immediate effects that energy decisions have on the local communities in our energy-producing regions.

Govanstowne Farmers’ Market

weekly market during the summer months that is situated in the 5104 York Road parking lot. This market strives to bring food to local and/or underserved families.

Greyhounds Go Green Movement

A growing organization on campus for faculty, staff, and students that meets monthly to discuss various issues concerning sustainability on campus.

Volunteer Opportunities

We have compiled a list of local organizations that have expressed interest in working with volunteers from the local community. Browse through the listings and contact volunteer coordinators for more information.