General Assembly – Voice Your Ideas!

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Date: March 7th (Monday)

Time: 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Location: SIPA 407

Food provided at the event
Please join your SUMASA Board for the General Assembly Meeting on Monday March 7th at 8:00 PM, location SIPA 407. This will be an opportunity to talk with your governing body and give us feedback! Elections are also right around the corner. We’ll discuss the open board positions and other ways you can contribute including volunteering for the symposium in April. Stay tuned for more details.

Please fill out the googleform here so that we can get an accurate headcount.

SUMASA End-Of-The-Year Boat Cruise!!!

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Save the date as we will be sailing alongside New York’s breathtaking skyline and around the amazing Statue of Liberty at SUMASA’s Annual End of Semester Party! This will be a formal affair, and we have chartered a triple deck yacht for a 3 hour river cruise!

Early Bird Special – $85
General Admission – $95
There’s a limited number of early bird tickets, so purchase them early!

Purchase through this link –

Location: Sky Port Marina 2430 FDR Drive

Date: May 20th (Friday) – 18:30-22:30

Navigating the IVY Career Fair

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Location: Fairchild 601, Columbia University, New York, NY

This coming Friday (02/19/2016 ) @ 18:00 – 20:00


See your dream company at the All Ivy Environmental and Sustainable Development Career Fair on March 4th?

Please join SUMASA as we host Diane Spizzirro (Director, Career Service and Development, School of Professional Studies) and Sona Joshi (Career Coach, School of Professional Studies) for an interactive workshop to help you Ace a Career Fair. Attend this event to learn how to perfect your resume, engage with prospective employers, and network effectively.

This interactive workshop will provide students with tips and practice on how to Ace a Career Fair. We will use employer feedback to help understand their needs and motives, as well as provide a strategy on getting to employers you really want to see.

To attend, register by Thursday February 18th :

SUMASA and Green Festival Expo Partner for Event at the Javits Center in April!

Green Festival is the largest and longest-running sustainability event in the United States, now in its 15th year. The mission is to bring together the world’s most trusted companies, innovative speakers, national and local innovative businesses, conscious consumers and pioneering thinkers to in place to promote the best in sustainability and green living.

Join the Green Festival Marketplace by exploring over 250 exhibitors, learning from over 50 inspirational speakers, indulging in some delicious vegan or vegetarian food and learning all you need to know to live a more sustainable lifestyle and to do your part to help mitigate climate change. Enjoy a screening of COWSPIRACY on the large screen!  Download the Green Festival Expo app while at the show and help keep the event zero-waste!


ALL SUMASA/Earth Institute/Columbia University students & staff gain free admission with photo ID!

  • When friends bike to the expo and park at the Green Festival Bike Valet, they receive admission FREE!
  • Youth 16 and under are granted free admission
  • Green Festival Expo is now featuring a NYC Local Market Place on the floor where attendees will be able to shop locally, taste vegan and vegetarian food and enjoy organic products close to home.
  • During the 3-day expo there will be free yoga classes
  • There will be an interactive family fun area for kids to learn all about reducing their carbon footprintNYC Green Festival Facebook Event:
  • Tickets:

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