U of W Student Earns Sustainability Recognition Award

By Brian Schultz

Student Caleigh Christie works with Eco-Kids in the University of Winnipeg's bike lab. (HANDOUT)

A University of Winnipeg geography student has won the U of W’s 2012 Campus Sustainability Recognition Award.

Caleigh Christie has acted as the co-president of the Geography and Environmental Studies Students’ Association, the UWSA Bike Lab coordinator and as a member of the Environmental Studies Department Advisory Committee. She has played an integral role in increasing awareness in innovative sustainability projects — encouraging others, young and old, to redouble their sustainability efforts.

Christie will be recognized during the university’s convocation, on Thursday, June 7 at 2:30 p.m.