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Pitt Sustainability Awards

Recognizing Pitt faculty, staff, and students who are making an extraordinary impact on campus sustainability.

2021 Champions | Past winners

Undergraduate Students

  •  Hannah Chen, Health Information Management (Class of 2021)
  • Anna Coleman, Global Studies (Class of 2021)
  • Julianna Cooper, Geology and Environmental Science, Political Science (Class of 2021)
  • Zachary Delaney, Geology and Environmental Science (Class of 2021)
  • Sydney DuBose, Geology and Environmental Science (Class of 2021)
  • Maya Knee, French and Italian, Political Science (Class of 2021)
  • Anfernee La Cruz, Geology and Environmental Science (Class of 2021)
  • Liz Logan, Geology and Environmental Science (Class of 2021)
  • Gabrielle Sampson, Geology and Environmental Science (Class of 2021)
  • Louis Tierno, Geology and Environmental Science (Class of 2021)
Graduate Students
  • Eric Raabe, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, CONNECT
  • Jessica Vaden, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Kelsey Wolfe, Administrative and Policy Studies + PittServes
  • Tony Kerzmann, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Kim Barlow, University Communications
  • Caitlin Courtney, Pitt Eats
  • Timothy Howland, Pitt Eats
  • Joshua Jones, Chemistry
  • Will Mitchell, Facilities Management
  • Kristin Olexa, Purchasing Services
  • William Parker, Pitt Eats
  • Monica Rattigan, University Store
  • Meagan Sotirokos, Maggie & Stellas
  • Ciara Stehley, PittServes
  • Dez Stuart, PittServes

Student Sustainable Solutions Competition

Competition offered student teams an avenue to create and develop their campus sustainability ideas in a supportive atmosphere.

2017 Award Winners

Pitt Bicycle Collective
The Pitt Bicycle Collective proposed project was starting a bike co-op on the University of Pittsburgh’s Campus. Opened in Summer 2017, the Pitt Bike Cave is a space where community members gather to fix their bikes, get mechanic help, attend workshops/events, and receive safety materials.