United States Green Building Association
USGBC is the University of Missouri chapter for the United States Green Building Association. Mizzou USGBC educates students about sustainability in built environments. As the next generation of design professionals, Mizzou USGBC recognizes the responsibility in the choices its members make.
Activities include events with the Kansas City and St. Louis chapters, socials with professionals in town (great networking experience!), Habitat for Humanity builds, study sessions for LEED accreditation and sustainable field trips. Other events include: CANstruction, Mizzou Homecoming, Shryocks Hayride & Bonfire, BARKitecture, AIA Convention in Washington, DC, Tour of Columbia's Landfill and City Hall, Boston Architectural Trip, YELANTS Dance Marathon Team, Visit to Nick Peckham's Farm, Extreme Makeover Home Edition-Joplin.
- Fosters a sense of community within the Architectural Studies Department.
- Networking opportunities with professionals and alumni.
- Resume builder.
- LEED study sessions for free.
- Guest speakers at meetings.
- Volunteer opportunities.
- Free Food
- Senior Exhibition (Dec. 2012)
- Structural Ingenuity Award (Spring 2012): Mid-Missouri CANstruction
- First Place: Decorate the District (Fall 2011)
- Dog's Choice Award (Spring 2011): Mid-Missouri BARKitecture