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With the help of the University of Arizona Eco Reps Program, the Arizona Higher Education Sustainability Conference (AHESC) is happy to announce the AHESC Student Summit on March 23, 2014. The theme of this year's summit is Effective Student-Led Programming. This year's program will include a student-focused workshop facilitated by Natalie Lucas, University of Arizona Graduate Research Assistant and Sierra Student Coalition Leader. The workshop will focus on developing student-led and managed programming that builds lasting relationships and institutional support on campus. Additionally, attendees will have creative opportunities to network with their counterparts from other campuses across the state through team building exercises and artistic projects. A short recap of the event will be presented during the main conference outlining the takeaways from the attendees gained through the Student Summit.
Admission to the Student Summit is included with registration. Dinner and refreshments will be provided. The summit will be at the University of Arizona on March 23, 2014, in El Portal located at 501 N Highland Ave, Tucson, AZ 85721.
Natalie Lucas is a graduate student studying Development Practice at the University of Arizona (UA). For three years she managed the UA Students for Sustainability. Throughout her tenure she helped create the UA Community Garden, developed Greening the Game (UA Athletics recycling and sustainability project), assisted in revitalizing UA's recycling program, and helped organize the annual Earth Day. In addition to the work she has done on campus she also works with the Sierra Student Coalition in training youth around the country in grassroots organizing. She has a strong background in organizational development and managing student programs.