Connor Caruso is an undergraduate student at Temple University currently pursuing a degree in environmental studies. As the sustainability outreach assistant, Connor works to create a dialogue on campus around issues of sustainability, environmental justice, and climate resiliency. Through this work, Connor engages the Temple community in environmental action through a coalition of eco-friendly student organizations. The coalition, entitled the ‘Green Council’, meets bi-weekly to discuss sustainability initiatives on campus. Green Council meetings facilitate and foster a culture of sustainability on Temple's campus, with the goal of creating a more robust, inclusive, and environmentally conscious campus community. In addition to his work with the Green Council, Connor also works with the RHA Sustainability representatives. Through his involvement with Temple’s residence hall association, Connor has encouraged sustainable living practices and promoted conversations regarding sustainability within Temple’s residence halls. In addition to his work with the Office of Sustainability, Connor displays his passion for sustainability through an interest in urban agriculture. Connor maintains multiple green spaces on Temple’s campus, and is currently serving as the president of the student run Temple Community Garden. When he’s not in the office, Connor enjoys spending his time outdoors, traveling, with his cat, and in the garden.
Green Campus Tour
Guided maps of sustainability initiatives at Temple University
Climate Action Plan
Temple became a signatory of the Presidents Climate Commitment in 2008 and again in 2016.
Find out about Temple’s progress toward a more sustainable future by reviewing our Annual Report