American Society of Landscape Architects
Landscape Architecture majors and student interested in the profession are invited to participate in this organization. The Student Chapter, ASLA is an affiliate of the national American Society of Landscape Architects. Students participate in organized trips to attend the National ASLA Convention, tour professional offices and visit significant landscapes and projects across the nation. Throughout the school year, members enjoy various social and fund-raising activities in addition to participating in departmental affairs.
- Faculty Advisor: Chris Sass
The Environmental Science Club is a group of like-minded students that share a common interest in all things environmental. Hiking at The Red River Gorge, cleaning up the Licking River, and having a social potluck are the types of events that you will see the club participating in. We are working on establishing ourselves and creating a unique niche on UK’s campus.
- Faculty Advisor: Dr. Dave McNear
Members of the Horticulture Club participate in many activities during the academic year including industry and faculty speakers, participation in intercollegiate competitions, an annual national or international garden and industry tours, fundraising events, picnics and other social outings. This club provides the atmosphere and means for students to gain additional knowledge, experience and friendship beyond the classroom. All students who have an interest in horticulture are welcome.
- Faculty Advisor: Mark Williams
The Student Sustainability Council was formed to supervise the distribution of the Environmental Stewardship Fee in order to responsibly advance the theory, practice and reality of Sustainability at the University of Kentucky. Any member of the University of Kentucky community can submit a proposal for funding support. The SSC distributes more than $160,000 for campus sustainability projects each year.
- For more information on the Student Sustainability Council, contact this address.
The UK Greenthumb Environmental Club was founded on the University of Kentucky campus in 1993. Greenthumb is engaged in environmental activism on campus and beyond. Currently, much of Greenthumb’s work is focused on pushing for a more sustainable campus. In the past Greenthumb members have lobbied for change on campus by holding positions within Student Government, the President’s Sustainability Advisory Committee, the Student Sustainability Council, the original Sustainability Task Force and various other university bodies.
- For more information on UK Greenthumb, contact this address.