Hixon Center Blog

Halfway There: A Mid-Semester Update on Energize Colleges

March 20, 2017

Student uses power tool on a project.

By: KANAMI OTANI, Energize Colleges Program Coordinator Energize Colleges is a program funded by California state utility ratepayers and administered by non-profit Strategic Energy Innovations (SEI) which aims to implement academic and workforce development in energy career pathways on college campuses across the state. The goal of Energize Colleges is to provide students with exciting […]

Meet Our Energize Colleges Fellow: Kanami Otani

October 17, 2016


BY: LAUREN D’SOUZA, Social Media & Web Coordinator The Hixon Center sat down with Kanami Otani, the new Energize Colleges fellow at Harvey Mudd and Claremont McKenna, to discuss being the roots of her environmental interests, her role in the program, and how she can be a resource to students. Interview Tell us a little […]

Introducing the Energize Colleges Program!

September 18, 2016

BY: LOUIS SPANIAS, Sustainability Program Manager SinceĀ its establishment last year, the Hixon Center has sought every opportunity to engage students in environmental sustainability on and off campus. We recognize that, as part of a student’sĀ educational experience and professional development, internship opportunities provide students with the skills, networks, and experiences necessary to pursue academic and professional […]