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California Center for Sustainable Energy recognizes USD as Outstanding Sustainable Organization

The University of San Diego was recognized for making noteworthy energy savings and greenhouse gas reductions in 2011:

The University of San Diego is a leader in sustainable facilities and programs through the integration of green transportation,
progressive energy management and community leadership in waste reduction. In 2011, the campus became host to the one
of largest rooftop solar installation in the region with 1.23 megawatts, opened a community electronic waste center and
encouraged alternative transportation through carpooling, bike-sharing and car-sharing programs.


About the University of San Diego

The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. With more than 8,000 students from 75 countries and 44 states, USD is the youngest independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States. USD’s eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. USD recently concluded our successful $317M Leading Change: The Campaign for USD, which represented the most ambitious fundraising effort in the history of the university. In September 2016, USD introduced Envisioning 2024, a strategic plan that capitalizes on the university’s recent progress and aligns new strategic goals with current strengths to help shape a vision for the future as the university looks ahead to its 75th anniversary in the year 2024.

Contact:

Jelitsa Fonseca
sustainability@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-7530