October 19th-25 is Global Climate Change Week, giving all of us an opportunity to reflect on how the actions of modern society as a whole, as well as our individual actions, impact what scientists call “the biggest threat currently facing our planet”. Nearly every aspect of modern life (from transportation to agriculture to fashion) hasContinue reading “Global Climate Change Week”
The consequences of poor air quality over long periods of time, for both humans and the rest of the natural environment, are appearing all across the globe. In fact, the effects of poor air quality are so intense in certain areas, the WHO estimates, “… air pollution causes about 2 million premature deaths worldwide perContinue reading “Do Your Share for Cleaner Air!”
At the February Green Bag Discussion Series, GC Director of Parking and Transportation Ryan Greene presented current news on the Bike Share program, our efforts to become a Bike-Friendly University, carpooling to campus, and the Fishing Creek Community Trail. Ryan has been working with student leaders to help create a Bike Share program, whereby severalContinue reading “Green Bag Series Discusses Bike Share and Bike Friendly University”
The December 2014 Green Bag Discussion Series featured Dr. Doug Oetter’s students in Environmental Science and Geography 4400: Resource Use. The students presented their course projects to investigate campus resource use. The class was divided into five focus groups – Electricity, Food, Gasoline, Materials and Water. Working with student, staff and faculty leaders, the studentsContinue reading “December Green Bag- Campus Sustainability”
The FixIt stations purchased by Kristian Page’s Student Green Fee grant have been installed at at Adams and Parkhurst halls. Students, staff, and faculty can now stop by these public repair stations to pump up their tires, adjust their bolts, or replace a reflector!!
Not sure who started it, but it’s getting a lot of use already- Use this Facebook page <https://www.facebook.com/GeorgiaCollegeRideShares> to find or offer a ride to/from Milledgeville to surrounding cities and destinations!
A team of five GCSU marketing research students investigated issues of awareness of energy saving opportunities, attitude toward energy saving opportunities, energy saving behaviors, energy saving intentions. They also researched aware of alternative transportation opportunities, attitudes toward alternative transportation opportunities, alternative transportation behaviors, and alternative transportation intentions. The study included 183 usable surveys from students,Continue reading “GCSU Energy and Transportation Research Study 2010”
The Office of Human Resources & Employee Relations is excited to announce Georgia College’s recent partnership with the Clean Air Campaign initiative. What is the Clean Air Campaign? The Clean Air Campaign is a not-for-profit organization that motivates Georgians to take action to improve air quality and reduce traffic congestion. Their focus is on bothContinue reading “Clean Air Campaign”
The NextBus system is pretty neat! It shows you where the Shuttle Buses are, and what time they will be at your stop. Use it to help you plan your trips to West Campus and the Wellness Center! http://www.nextbus.com/predictor/publicMap.shtml?a=georgia-college&r=wcam