There are many sustainability-themed organizations for students to be a part of in Sewanee. To get involved, students should contact the students mentioned below.
Divest Sewanee is an organization of students united under the desire to make The University of the South environmentally responsible in their investments. We are taking action to get both the Student Investment Club and the University Board of Regents to withdraw investments from companies who engage in socially irresponsible practices and consider alternative investments that reflect the University's core values.
The students involved in the Farm Club volunteer their time to help the projects on the farm. There are many events that the students get to help out.
Students have the opportunity to live in a house that fosters a community for those with similar sustainable curiousities. The Green House residents are a collection of individuals dedicated to cultivating long-term relationships between natural and social environments. These students work to promote ecological awareness on campus and to further care for the earth through positive interactions between people and nature.
This is Sewanee’s student group dedicated to eliminating disposable packaged water on campus via events such as their Tap Water Challenge. The Sewanee Water Campaign seeks to raise awareness around issues such as this, as well as more general issues with water resources in this time of drought, in order to bring about a more informed community.