The National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) is a membership organization representing business and financial officers at more than 2,100 colleges and universities. NACUBO’s mission is to “advance the economic viability, business practices and support for higher education institutions in fulfillment of their missions.” NACUBO supports and engages its members through professional … More NACUBO 2017 – Currents of Collaboration
In July of 2017, two of our interns, Cameron Skinner and Julia Steele (pictured below), attended the 6th Annual Appalachian State Energy Summit in Boone, NC. The Office of Sustainability was able to send these students to this out of state conference, thanks to the Sustainability Fee Program. They each shared their thoughts and experiences … More Appalachian State Energy Summit
Sustainability performance is measured by the triple bottom line accounting framework of people (social), planet, and profit. Companies track their success in the social sphere through key indicators such as volunteer hours completed, money donated, and people reached. You can increase your own social sustainability performance by getting involved. You can get involved by volunteering … More Get Involved
To complement our sustainability reading list, we’ve found a variety of movies that provide insight and viewpoints on many sustainability and environmental issues. These movies can be checked out from the Georgia College library or your local library, or can be streamed on Netflix or Amazon. Fig. 1. Ina Dillard Russel library’s DVD collection which … More Sustainability Must Watch
In the United States, people recycled over 60% of the paper they used in 2014, over 9% of plastics in 2013, and about 26% of the glass used in 2014 according to the Environmental Protection Agency. While this shows that people usually recycle certain materials, there are many other materials that can be recycled as … More I Can’t Believe That’s Recyclable
Summer only officially started yesterday, but two of our new student summer orientation sessions are already behind us. Georgia College orientation, sponsored by the Office of New Student Programs, is a comprehensive head start program where our new Bobcats are introduced to all the resources necessary for a smooth transition to college life. More information … More Meet Us At Your Summer Orientation!
Information about the environment and sustainability can be found in various places. People can keep up with the latest topics through governmental bodies such as Congress, news sites such as CNN, or social media outlets such as blogs. There are also a multitude of books that have been published about sustainability and bettering environmental health. … More Sustainability Reading List