The Office of University Sustainability at Purdue employs a number of graduate and undergraduate assistants, who are invaluable in collecting and organizing valuable data on Purdue’s many sustainable initiatives. Our present student assistants are listed below.
Allison Turner is an intern at the Office of University Sustainability and will spearhead the Eco-Reps program for the 2013-2014 academic year. Allison is a junior pursuing a degree in Natural Resources & Environmental Science and Political Science, and wishes Eco-Reps was around when she was a freshman. Allison is a 2013 Udall Scholar, and Purdue’s first Udall Scholar.
Patrick Brown is an undergraduate senior currently working towards a B.S. in Environmental and Ecological Engineering. His degree is themed around urban systems and sustainability with a minor in Environmental Politics and Policy. He is the Society of Environmental and Ecological Engineering’s representative to the Student Sustainability Council and is also involved in a number of other sustainability organizations such as Boiler Green Initiative. He was also involved in a number of sustainability related projects such as the Purdue Student Sustainability Summit and Campus RainWorks. As an OUS intern he has worked on the Tailgate Recycling program and the Eco-Reps program. He has a dream of more sustainable world, one that can be started at Purdue University.
Tony Gillund completed a B.S in Landscape Architecture from Purdue University in December of 2008. After working in the landscape architecture/urban design industry for several years, he has returned to Purdue as a graduate student in the Ecological Science and Engineering program. As a Graduate Intern for the Office of Sustainability, he is currently compiling an inventory of sustainability and sustainability-related courses. Upon completion of the course inventory, it will be posted on the Office of Sustainability website for the use of all students interested in learning more about sustainability.