Hillel Eco-Reps Program

The Hillel Eco-Reps Program

The Hillel Eco-Reps program is an environmental leadership program that focuses on raising awareness of environmental issues and encouraging sustainable practices on Penn’s campus and helping students realize the connection between environmental issues and Judaism. 

Select students will create new initiatives as well as work within pre-existing Jewish groups to achieve these goals. Hillel Eco-Reps will focus on important environmental topics and develop educational events and initiatives to: (1) encourage Hillel (both the building and the various groups/communities) to be as environmentally-friendly as possible; (2) help others make and understand connections between Jewish values and environmentalism; and (3) support the University’s environmental goals and Climate Action Plan. 


Applications to the 2015-16 Hillel Eco-Reps program are open!  Apply to this year's program by Sunday, August 30For general questions email Ariana Schanzer at arianaschanzer@gmail.com or Julian Goresko atgoresko@upenn.edu.


2014-2015 Hillel Eco-Reps Profiles

Ariana Schanzer

Alexandra Guttman (guttmana@sas.upenn.edu)

About Alexandra: Alexandra is a senior in the College of Arts & Sciences majoring in International Relations and minoring in Cinema Studies. She loves to watch movies and television, from black and white with no sound to 3D animation, and practices yoga on occasion. Alexandra has advocated for green practices and sustainability at Penn since her freshman year and continues to do so inside and outside of Hillel.

Aviva Rosen (rosenav@sas.upenn.edu)

About Aviva: Aviva, a native from Philadelphia, is a sophomore in the College of Arts & Sciences majoring in Communications with a minor in Creative Writing. She enjoys spending her free time writing and playing sports. Within her friend group, she is known as the recycling nut! 


Orly Arbit (arbito@sas.upenn.edu)

About Orly: Orly is a sophomore in the College of Arts & Sciences majoring in Psychology. She likes to solve Rubix cubes and practice her calligraphy in her spare time. She is very involved with Hillel on Penn's Campus and hopes to make it completely sustainable. 



Student Sustainability Association at Penn (SSAP) is the umbrella organization for environmental sustainability student groups, uniting 20+ student organizations.