Center for the Environment

Student Groups

Agronomy Club (Agronomy)

We are students that care about Agronomy. A fair number of our members do not have majors in the Agronomy Department. Many have farm backgrounds, some have majors in other schools within the university, and some have many friends within the department.

Air and Waste Management Association (PAWMA)

Purdue Air and Waste Management Association (PAWMA) is the Purdue Chapter of the Air & Waste Management Association, a professional organization dedicated to the advancement of environmental knowledge.

Botany Club

The Botany Club was founded by a group of students with one basic interest, plant biology.  Today, we are a club of more than plant biologists.  The club's most recent focus has been small club projects every meeting, volunteer activities, and making lasting friendships. 

Chemical Engineering Sustainability initiative (CSi)

This organization encourages the Chemical Engineering students (graduate and undergraduate), staff and faculty participation in sustainability related activities, including - finding cases of inefficient resource utilization within the Forney Hall of Chemical Engineering and solutions to those, followed by their implementation and promoting the efficient use of available resources among the users of the facilities.

Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW-Purdue)

ESW exists in order to engage engineers in reducing poverty by improving environmental, social, and economic sustainability worldwide.

Environmental Science Club (ESC)

The Environmental Science Club is a student organization looking to increase the education, awareness, and community involvement of its members while fostering a positive social setting.

Go, Bird, Go! (GBG)

The purpose of Go, Bird, Go! is to enhance the lives of Purdue students, including the body through exercise (biking or jogging) as well as the mind and soul through the development of birding skills, nature appreciation, and environmental awareness through bird watching hikes and local advocacy.

Purdue Student Sustainability Council (SSC)

We, the student organization representatives of Purdue University, in order to promote the Purdue ideal of a living laboratory, further communication, cooperation and collaboration between our member organizations and others, advise the University Sustainability Council and Purdue University as a whole from the student’s perspective, promote economic responsibility, environmental stewardship and social justice, and to engage the Purdue University Student Body in these issues

Society of Environmental and Ecological Engineers (SEEE)

The purpose of SEEE is to introduce students to the new division of engineering, the Environmental and Ecological Engineering program.  SEEE serves to provide a link between students, faculty, administrators and alumni in efforts to increase awareness and growth of this organization.

US Green Building Council Student Group at Purdue University (USGBC Student Group)

Amongst other things, this organization aims

  • To foster scientific study and research in the field of environmentally sustainable building and operation of buildings;
  • To develop and disseminate knowledge in sustainable building research and design;
  • To improve the methods and design of sustainable buildings; and
  • To develop better public understanding and appreciation of the challenges and solutions posed by improved sustainable building practices and the sustainable operation of existing buildings.
  • To promote understanding, adoption and use of environmentally sustainable design, construction, and building operation practices across the Purdue University community.

The Gerald D. and Edna E. Mann Hall, home to the Center for the Environment's administrative offices.