Xavier Student Sustainability

Xavier Student Sustainability (XSS) provides students with the opportunities to create tangible changes on Xavier University's campus in relation to environmental sustainability issues. XSS is a student program of the Dorothy Day Center for Faith and Justice. It serves as the main student connection to the Xavier Sustainability Committee as well as a key educator of sustainability efforts geared towards the student body. Membership is open to all Xavier students!

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About the Board

  • The Board promotes environmental sustainability on Xavier's campus through educational and action oriented events open to the general student population. 
  • The XSS Board collaborates with Xavier's Sustainability Committee.

XSS Board Member list for 2018-2019

  • Margot Bond
  • Anna DeHondt
  • Sean DeLellis
  • Clare Ravizza
  • Kayla Howell
  • Kylie Joines
  • Caroline Locke
  • Molly Onders
  • Grace Thomas
  • Olivianah Baugh
  • Grace Cover

Roles and responsibilities of XSS Board members

  • Attend weekly XSS Board meetings
  • Attend and facilitate bi-weekly XSS meetings (open to all students)
  • Attend and actively support XSS sponsored events
  • Coordinate one XSS program initiative 

What We Do

  • Coordinate campus programs
    • Sustainability Week
    • Meatless Monday campaign and community meals
    • Office composting 
    • Food recovery from the campus dining hall with Food Recovery Network
    • Field trips
    • Our Harvest CSA distribution 
  • Learn about Xavier's sustainability efforts and share this information with the campus community
  • Converse about current sustainability issues happening on and off campus
  • Actively participate in sustainability initiatives on campus including the Xavier Urban Farm