At Arizona Forward's 35th Environmental Excellence Awards gala, ASU was recognized for projects focused on improving sustainability in Arizona. This year’s gala featured eight awards categories that included more than 120 entries from across the state. ASU took home two of the 17 first-place Crescordia awards and one of the 31 Awards of Merit. ASU’s redevelopment of College Avenue on the Tempe campus took top honors in the site-development category, while ASU Facilities Management Grounds/Recycling received the SRP Award for Environmental Stewardship. The Downtown Phoenix Sun Devil Fitness Complex also received an award of merit in the buildings and structures category.