87 Undergraduate Schools Recognized By myActions For Green & Compassionate Student Activity

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A New Generation of Change – Students Creating A More Sustainable Tomorrow

myActions, the leading student-powered college network for sharing sustainable and socially responsible actions, is proud to announce recipients of the Student Actions Awards for the 2014 Fall Semester. The award honors undergraduate schools for student demonstrated leadership, momentum and impact of green, caring and healthy actions.

“We are proud to shine the spotlight on student actions and student leaders. Throughout the semester students have shared actions in an effort to inspire peers and better understand both personal and collective impact” says Kristine Sturgeon, President of myActions. “It has been a wide range from an everyday action, like recycling at sporting events or helping out at a soup kitchen to epic events like creating public art from red cups after the weekend and organizing community programs.”

myActions has established this award to emphasize the power and momentum which is building with this generation and recognize student driven activation as a complement to the existing awards in the industry for systems, programs and curriculum.

The Student Actions Awards celebrate: student leadership, student activation, initiatives and impact. Across the Fall Semester, over 65,000 positive student actions were shared in an effort to inspire friends and make others aware of the fantastic opportunities to engage on campus.

The Student Actions Awards are based on a methodology that celebrates student progress, momentum, and impact for the most recent semester. Recognition is awarded on four different levels: Green Level, Silver Level, Gold Level, and Platinum Level. All eighty-seven schools are being recognized for excellence. The full list of Fall Semester Student Actions Award Recipients is as follows:

Gold Level Schools: Ferrum College, Miami University, Pennsylvania State University, The Ohio State University

Silver Level Schools: Appalachian State University, Aquinas College, Boston College, California State University - Channel Islands, California State University - Chico, California State University - Long Beach, California State University - Monterey Bay, California State University - Northridge, Carnegie Mellon University, College of Charleston, Colorado College, Cornerstone University, Eastern Connecticut State University, Elizabeth City State University, Gettysburg College, Green Mountain College, Houghton College, Humboldt State University, Ithaca College, Linfield College, Maharishi University of Management, Manhattan College, Mount Saint Joseph University, North Carolina A&T State University, Oklahoma State University, Pacific University, Pittsburg State University, Randolph College, Roanoke College, Saint Edward’s University, Saint Joseph’s University, Simmons College, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Stony Brook University, SUNY Geneseo, Syracuse University, Texas State University, Tulane University, University of California - Berkeley, University of Cincinnati, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, University of Louisville, University of Michigan - Dearborn, University of Nebraska, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, University of Oklahoma, University of Rhode Island, University of San Diego, University of South Carolina, University of Southern California, University of St. Thomas, University of Texas at Arlington, University of Vermont, University of Virginia, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Utah State University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Wartburg College, Wheelock College, Yeshiva University

Green Level Schools: Chapman University, Florida International University, Haverford College, James Madison University, Lafayette College, Marywood University, Northern Kentucky University, Rider University, Stetson University, The College of New Jersey, University of Arizona, University of Arkansas, University of Iowa, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, University of Oregon, University of Pittsburgh, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, University of Washington, University of Waterloo Ontario, Villanova University, Washington University in St. Louis, Xavier University.

About myActions:
myActions on Campus is the leading college network to engage students and deliver real world impact of green, caring, and healthy actions across friends, clubs, classes and organizations. By harnessing the power of social networks, game theory and engagement strategies, myActions empowers students to amplify personal actions, activate peers, and celebrate collective impact through a fully integrated text, mobile and social solution. For more information, please visit: http://campus.myactions.org

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