Student sustainability organization IDEAS to reopen this semester

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Penn State chapter of IDEAS – Intellectual Decisions on Environmental Awareness Solutions – is re-opening this semester and is seeking new members.

IDEAS for Us is a 501c3 nonprofit and United Nations accredited nongovernmental organization. This international organization works to advance sustainability and environmental awareness through campus and community engagement.

The organization aims to help solve the world’s pressing social and environmental issues by engaging, empowering and educating people of all ages in creating projects, initiatives and campaigns that focus on water, energy, food, waste and ecology.

IDEAS for Us has received more than 15 national awards, including honors from the National Wildlife Federation and the White House, since its creation in 2008.

The Penn State chapter’s first meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, in 215 Armsby Building. "We want to take all of your great 'IDEAS' and implement them at Penn State," said Taylor Ryan, one of the club’s organizers. All students are welcome.

Contact Taylor with questions at ‪tpr5069@psu.edu.

Last Updated January 29, 2015