Developing a Sustainability Map @ISU

Develop an on-line sustainability map of ISU’s campus including environmental assets, buildings, academic programs, and community integration. This program would provide clickable links allowing for further information such as history, faculty & student research, volunteer opportunities, impact, or financial value.

Project Mentors

Dr. Joe Armstrong(Biology)
Joseph Cleary(Construction Mgmt.)
Dr. Rosie Hauck(Accounting & Business Information Systems)
Missy Nergard (Office of Sustainability) Email

Competencies needed by faculty and students involved

  • Ability to identify what a ‘sustainability asset’ is – systems thinking.
  • Writing and communications skills to create interpretive signage as digital media – similar to signage as if walking along a nature trail.
  • Photography.
  • Web development, or ability to talk to a web-developer.
  • Research to: develop historical narrative; identify existing faculty & student research and publications; financial advantages or existing savings; identify features that are appealing for recruitment & retention

Recruitment Status:


Final Deliverable

An on-line map/tour of ISU’s sustainability features.