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Alumni Spotlight: Jennifer Winter

BA ’13 Liberal Arts and Sciences (Majors: Sustainability Studies and Political Science)

Portrait of Jennifer WinterJennifer Winter graduated from UF in Spring 2013 with degrees in Sustainability Studies and Political Science. During her time at UF, Jennifer was a marketing and communications intern for We Are Neutral and was also involved with I.D.E.A.S. for UF, where she helped work on obtaining a green fee on campus. After graduating, she moved back to St. Petersburg and spent her summer interning with the Sierra Club on the Greenlight Pinellas campaign, which involved getting a mass transit system on the ballot. Currently, she is the first and only sustainability coordinator for the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, and she is working on obtaining a grant that would supply the campus with  a 100-kilowatt system of solar power. Other projects include creating a sustainability website for the university and helping students with projects ranging from butterfly gardens to creating new clubs. In the future, she would like to go back to school to get a master’s degree and an LEED certification.