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White House says ‘Happy Holidays’ to IDEAS

White House says 'Happy Holidays' to IDEAS

For the 2nd year, the U.S. White House and Obama family sends the IDEAS movement a holiday card, showing their appreciation for our efforts in advancing a culture of sustainability on our campuses and in our communities.

Happy Holidays from IDEAS For Us!


1st Annual IDEAS Summit 2012

The 1st annual IDEAS Summit gets a warm visit from Manley Fuller (FWF President), Ret. Senator Lee Constantine, and former Senator and Governor, Bob Graham!

Sunday, June 17th, 2012, marked a historic day for the IDEAS Movement: the 1st annual IDEAS Summit. In celebration of our 4 years of existence, IDEAS leaders from across the Southeast came together to hot workshops that identified history, challenges and solutions to the 5 Pillars of Sustainability: Energy, Water, Food, Waste and Ecology.

IDEAS Board of Directors — Chris Castro, Henry Harding, Clayton Ferarra and Scott Minos — have a sit down breakfast with former Governor and Senator Bob Graham, to discuss IDEAS and the future of youth participation in environmental sustainability.

Stay tuned for more pictures of the event coming soon!



Greenwaves III brings a New Era of Sustainability

Greenwaves III brings a New Era of Sustainability

On April 11th, IDEAS For UCF, the UCF Environmental Coalition (E.Co) and the Campus Activities Board came together for the 3rd annual GREENWAVES Sustainable Music & Arts Festival!


This year brought an Electric Vehicle showcase, IDEAS For ARTS display, Piezo-electric Dance Floors, Renewable Energy, Org Fair, Bike-a-Thon, Live music OFF-THE-GRID and some of the best electronic dance music in the World! With over 7500 participants, attending, we were able to generate enough power to charge 250 cellphones by dancing!


For more pictures, visit HERE!