Not only do our students get to experience a life-changing trip, we also place them on a path to career fulfillment in sustainability & give them a group to call family. These are their stories...
"I want to change how we think about our built environment, from objects that interfere with the natural environment, to infrastructure that benefits the population and the environment it occupies. I want to help create buildings that are beautiful, minimize energy use, are beneficial for the local ecosystem, and contains healthy air for its occupants."
"I want to leave an impact on the world by designing or implementing a source of renewable, clean energy"
"I want to lead a sustainable lifestyle and communicate the benefits of pursing sustainable living to our nation so that we may serve as an example to others, as well."
"By saving the resources that we have in this work and making buildings more energy efficient."
"I want to create products that solve international problems using my background as a biochemist and as a general scientist."
"I want to leave the world a better place than I found it by integrating sustainable design principles into our towns and cities and finding new technology and innovations that will allow us to move towards complete sustainability."
"I want to lead by example, to inspire, and to educate others on the urgency of transitioning towards green energy."
"I want to leave the world knowing that I helped to improve the life of at least one other person."
"I want to leave the world healthier than when I first set foot on it."
"Zero waste and minimizing waste production is a passion of mine. I want to help to make the "Zero Waste Lifestyle" a social norm."
"I want to make sustainability and caring for the environment a popular subject by spreading awareness and sharing my passion of caring for the earth we all share."
"I would like to implement solutions on community scales that can make a world of difference."
"What benefits the earth benefits us, and helping to build a more sustainable and green biosphere is where I hope to be an impact."
"I want to leave an impact in the world by helping to face the worlds biggest problems, to make our planet a better place for the next generation."
"I want to leave an impact in the world by creating a piece of technology that can either create sustainable energy in a more efficient way or a device that can improve the efficiency of other technologies."
"Small changes such as bringing a reusable water bottle with you can make such a huge impact on the places you travel to and the people you meet. A small change can be the beginning of something huge."
"My goal is not to have my name remembered, my goal is to impact the world in a way that betters people's lives and creates a more sustainable future."
"I hope to help spur the ever-growing transition to renewable energy, both through improving the technology behind it and through inspiring others to make their own impacts!"
"I want to leave this world knowing that I improved the lives of as many people as I could on both large scales and small."
"I hope to do something everyday that helps at least one person. Leave the world better than you found it. "