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Congratulations, Graduates

Congratulations to our graduates and their families and loved ones. We are proud to celebrate our Class of 2019. At our spring convocation ceremony on May 9 in Gammage Auditorium, we honored 74 undergraduate and 80 graduate students from the School of Sustainability.

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Established in 2006, the School of Sustainability’s mission is to educate a new generation of scholars and practitioners and create innovative modes of scholarship by bringing together leaders, stakeholders, and people from multiple disciplines to develop practical solutions to the most pressing sustainability challenges.

The School offers both undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees in sustainability at the Tempe and Polytechnic campuses, as well as through ASU Online.


Meet sustainability alumna Nicole Kinsey

Meet sustainability alumna Nicole Kinsey

Nicole Kinsey grew up in Tempe, Arizona, so going to Arizona State University was a natural choice. The only big change she faced was the size of school; in contrast with the small Catholic schools she was used to, ASU seemed huge. “I went from knowing everyone in my senior class to having classes bigger...

Meet sustainability alumna Kaylin Ayotte

Meet sustainability alumna Kaylin Ayotte

Kaylin Ayotte is an Arizona native and a two-time Arizona State University graduate. After receiving a bachelor’s degree from the School of Sustainability and a minor in business, she went on to expand her education with the Master of Sustainability Solutions (MSUS), graduating in Spring 2019. Along with fellow student Isabel Burdge, Ayotte developed a publication...

Meet sustainability senior Rachael Granger

Meet sustainability senior Rachael Granger

Rachael Granger is a soon-to-be senior at Arizona State University majoring in sustainability and pursuing a certificate in sustainable food systems. After switching majors a couple times, she landed in sustainability because she wanted to be a part of a field that is finding solutions to the world’s biggest challenges. Read Granger’s Q&A for more...

What is sustainability?

Sustainability is improving human well-being and ensuring social equity for present and future generations while safeguarding the planet’s life-supporting ecosystems. -Dean of School of Sustainability, Chris Boone

about sustainability and how a green degree can impact your career and your world.