NC State Stewards

NC-State-StewardsApplications for 2015-2016 Stewards are being accepted through March 18.


Supported by the University Sustainability Office, NC State Stewards are the university’s sustainability student ambassadors, moving NC State to a brighter, stronger and more sustainable future. NC State Stewards promote sustainable practices among their peers and the community through workshops, presentations and campus events. But most importantly, NC State Stewards are role models, inspiring campus to consider the impact that personal decisions have on the environment, community and the future. View the Stewards Video

Become an NC State Steward

Steward Requirements:

  • Must be a full or part time graduate or undergraduate student at NC State University.
  • Must be able to participate for 1 full academic year (Fall 2014-Spring 2015).
  • Must have a minimum 2.70 cumulative grade point average.
  • Must be in good academic standing and have no active record of University Disciplinary Action at time of application or appointment.

Steward Expectations:

  • Participate for the full academic 2014-2015 school year.
  • Work a minimum of 3 hours per week.
  • Attend weekly group meetings.
  • Attend initial retreat in August and mid-year retreat in January.
  • Meet semester requirements.
  • Present yourself professionally as a role model for sustainability on campus.
  • Facilitate at least one sustainability presentation on campus each semester (training will be provided).


Mission and Goals

The NC State Stewards program mission is to fulfill the vision of a more sustainable campus, community and world by encouraging individuals to adopt more sustainable practices. As the university’s student sustainability ambassadors, NC State Stewards are trained to promote sustainable actions on campus and among their peers so that environmental, social and economic responsibility is cultivated at NC State and beyond. Our goals are to:

  • Educate the NC State community about social, economic and environmental responsibility.
  • Inspire behavior change through peer-to-peer interaction
  • Help the university to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 through support and implementation of tactics outlined in the Sustainability Strategic Plan


2014-15 NC State Stewards
Eric Rizzo,
Polymer and Color Chemistry
Catie McEntee,
Electrical Engineering
Brian Iezzi
Textile Engineering
Amelia Fujikawa,
Environmental Science
Mitchell-Ryan Mitchell Ryan,
Economics and International Studies
Hallie Hartley,
Environmental Technology
Reagan-HowardReagan Howard,
Chemical & Paper Science Engineering
Thomas-Clark Thomas Clark,
Aerospace Engineering
Rahul-Kathard Rahul Kathard,
Biomedical Engineering
Ryan Kilgore,
Jason Endries
Mary-KeilhauerMary Keilhauer,
Kelsey-Ward Kelsey Ward,
Spanish Education and International Studies
Hillary-DimingHillary Dimig
Chemical Engineering
Garnett-Bullock-IIIGarnett Bullock III
Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Emma-BlondinEmma Blondin
Jenna-BacicJenna Bacic
Environmental Technology
Annie-LopezAnnie Lopez
Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Andrew-KleinAndrew Klein
Alli-KenlanAlli Kenlan
Environmental Engineering

Daniel-Briggs Daniel Eamon Briggs,

Ian-StancilIan Stancil
Biochemistry and Polymer/Color Chemistry

Ben-HorneBenjamin Horne

Allison-BryanAllison Bryan
Environmental Engineering

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Morgan Murdock,
Eleanor-Yeh Eleanor Yeh,
Fashion and Textile Design
Ryan-Hardison Ryan Hardison,
Chemical Engineering
Tyler-Boquet-Caron Tyler Boquet-Caron,
Chemical Engineering
Jackson-Williams Jackson Williams,
Electrical Engineering


NC State Stewards are supported by the University Sustainability Office:
Eric Rizzo, Student Coordinator,
Rebekah Dunstan, Program Coordinator,, 919.513.3873 (office)