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Student Institute for Sustainability Leadership (SISL) 20182018-04-09T16:01:08-07:00

Sixth Annual Student Institute for Sustainability Leadership

About the Program

The Global Sustainability Resource Center (GSRC) hosted the sixth annual Student Institute for Sustainability Leadership (SISL – pronounced ‘sizzle’) for incoming first-year and transfer students during the weekend of July 20-22, 2018.  SISL provides participants with an overview of the major challenges we face in building community climate resilience. It also provides a meaningful introduction to the UCI sustainability community, including student opportunities in research, education, and community engagement. This year, SISL participants:

  • Gained first-hand experience of UCI’s sustainability landscape; including their campus’ carbon neutrality, sustainability, food action, and environmental justice communities;
  • Learned leadership modalities that develop inner awareness as well as deepen understanding of the interdependence of all life, intersectionality, cultural narratives, collaborative problem solving, and systems thinking;
  • Connected with sustainability youth leaders on campus, including SISL alumni; and
  • Developed ‘next-steps’ regarding their place as sustainability and leaders on campus.

SISL is a three-day residential experiential learning program on the UCI campus. Learn more about the SISL experience in previous years here: SISL 2013,  SISL 2014, SISL 2015, SISL 2016, and SISL 2017.

Student Institute for Sustainability Leadership (SISL) (2018)
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