Who is GBC?

Any person, group, entity or organization advancing sustainability at UCA is an ally of the Green Bear Coalition.

Student Government Association (SGA)– Advocates for sustainability at UCA and within the community, financially supported the initiation of the GBC position.

Sustainable Environment and Ecological Design (SEED) committee– encourages, reviews, develops, recommends, and provides information about proposals that can enhance UCA’s role in the local and national environmental community.

Bear Boots on the Ground– Disaster & ecological relief effort for the local and regional community.

Outreach and Community Engagement– provides learning and civic engagement opportunities for UCA students.

Campus Outdoors (COPA) — Connects students with the equipment and expertise to appreciate and experience the outdoors.

Food Recovery Network (FRN)– Diverts food waste from businesses by transporting donated goods to food kitchens, and transports organic wastes to composting areas.

Physical Plant– Handles mixed stream recycling efforts across campus, watershed quality control, and implementation of tree canopy expansion.

Conway Tree Board– protecting the health and safety of the residents and the environment through community forestry management.

Campus Conservation Corps (CCC)– Transports glass recycling at UCA and supports the green bag initiative across campus.

Biology Department– Educates about the environment, and hosts the GBC’s atrium remodel (see “GBC does what?”)

If you’d like to join or have a sustainability project you’d like to address please reach out to GBC for assistance via email or Instagram.

Email: gwilliams7@cub.uca.edu

*If you feel your organization/group should be listed it was likely overlooked in error. Please reach out to gwilliams7@cub.uca.edu to be added*