EarthWeek ’13 Schedule

EarthWeek ’13 / Student Green Fee Symposium / Shades of Green Tue  9 Apr Geography Club Movie Night “Farmageddon” http://farmageddonmovie.com/ 7-9pm, A&S 364 Wed 10 Apr Philosophy & Liberal Studies Program Movie Night “Green Fire” http://www.greenfiremovie.com/ 7-9pm, A&S 364 Thu 11 Apr Environmental Science Program Movie Night “Water Life: Water’s Pulse” http://www.questarhomevideo.com/shopexd.asp?id=1025 7-9pm, A&S 364Continue reading “EarthWeek ’13 Schedule”

Princeton Review Green Ranking for Georgia College

73/100.  That’s the latest (2012) ranking for the Green category from the Princeton Review for Georgia College.  It’s two points higher than 2011.  That’s why we spent a considerable effort last week filling out the AASHE/STARS and Princeton Review reporting tools for sustainability.  We have learned that we actually are doing much more than we’veContinue reading “Princeton Review Green Ranking for Georgia College”

Campus Ecology case study

Thanks to Dr. Doreen Sams, Georgia College is on the list of the National Wildlife Federation’s 2012 Best Green Projects: http://www.nwf.org/Campus-Ecology/Campus-Search.aspx Hundreds of case studies from around the nation were reviewed and the NWF liked Shades of Green, our educational outreach program to incorporate sustainability into job search and career investigation for our students. HereContinue reading “Campus Ecology case study”

Almost HALF of GC Residence Hall students want to Go Green!!!

From Mark Craddock in Housing: I just ran the report and of the students currently living on campus, residence halls and The Village, 957 (out of 2050) answered yes to the question “Are you interested in participating in university green initiatives such as assisting with recycling and conservation efforts?” Let’s tap into this energy!

New Sustainability Position at GC!

Beginning May 1st, Lori Strawder is the Assistant Director of Sustainability for GC Plant Operations.  Lori’s job description involves almost all of the sustainability activities on campus, including outreach to student, staff, and faculty, as well as community organizations. Please make an effort to introduce yourself to Lori, and let her know how you canContinue reading “New Sustainability Position at GC!”

Georgia Campus Sustainability Network Fall Conference – 09.14.2012

Call for Proposals: Georgia Campus Sustainability Network Fall Conference – 09.14.2012 Proposals are currently being accepted for one-hour panel sessions for the fall meeting of the Georgia Campus Sustainability Network (GCSN) meeting at Georgia State University, September 14, from 9am-3pm. Each session will be facilitated by a moderator, and include three panelists with technical and/orContinue reading “Georgia Campus Sustainability Network Fall Conference – 09.14.2012”

Good Jobs Green Jobs Regional Conference 2012

This was a great experience. I met a lot of great contacts and enourage you to go to http://www.greenjobsconfernce.org to check it out. There is also a Facebook. It is facebook.com/goodjobsgreenjobs. You can follow the conference on twitter @gjgjconference #gjgj2012. The conference will be held in  in the West in Los Angeles, CA  March 15-16, Philadelphia,Continue reading “Good Jobs Green Jobs Regional Conference 2012”