Grantees

TGIF Spring 2018 Grantees

Angela Chi | Eco Fashion Expo
Angela is a sophomore majoring in Economics and Chinese, with interests in upcycling, fashion, economics, entrepreneurship, and waste reduction. Her TGIF grant project, Eco Fashion Expo, aims to start a conversation about the environmental and economic impacts of the clothing industry, and showcase the beauty and sustainability of upcycled fashion (created and modeled by Hunter students!)
Taewoo Kim | Biodegradables Campaign
Taewoo is a 4th year Environmental Studies major with interest in conservation and the effects of microplastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch on trophic levels. He is leading a campaign to replace the Hunter cafeteria's disposable plastic utensils and packaging with biodegradable/compostable alternatives, and reduce Hunter's environmental impact.
Wyatt Cobb | Sustainability Conference
Wyatt is a junior studying Environmental Policy and Management and Geography (Geographic Information Systems). He is an intern with Energy Vision advocating to get a micro-anaerobic digester to turn Hunter's food waste into energy. Wyatt is working with Mike to organize the NYC Student Sustainability Conference (NYC SSC), part of which will explore compost and food waste reduction initiatives at other CUNY and NYC college campuses.
Mike Tejada | Sustainability Conference
Mike is a senior studying Geography (Sustainability Studies) and History. He is the president of Hunter Sustainability Project, and has led/collaborated on several TGIF projects. Mike is working with Wyatt, to organize the NYC Student Sustainability Conference (NYC SSC), which will bring together students from NYC colleges to share sustainability initiatives on their home campuses, and brainstorm ways to introduce these initiatives on other campuses.