Fig. 1. A picture of Georgia College’s front campus. Hello, freshmen, and welcome to Georgia College. This article will introduce you to some of the interesting opportunities available at Georgia College. For starters, this blog is a part of the outreach efforts of the Sustainability Office which helps to make the campus a greener place … More Welcome to Georgia College, Class of 2021!
Colin A. Maldonado graduated from Georgia College in 2013, with a major in environmental science and a minor in geology. While on campus, he was very active, having served as President of the Environmental Science Club, as a leader at the GC Wellness and Recreation Center climbing wall, and as a member of the Bike … More 2017 Maldonado Environmental Hero Award
The Campus Green Initiative Symposium on April 23, 2015 featured keynote speaker Gary Ferguson, an accomplished author and lecturer. Mr. Ferguson delivered an engaging 45-minute lecture on how to get America back to the heyday of environmental appreciation. The audience of over 100 was treated to a short history of the American environmental movement, and … More 4th Annual Campus Green Initiative Fund Symposium
For Spring Break this year, Associate Director for Sustainability Lori Strawder accompanied three Georgia College students on an “Alternative Spring Break” to the Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center in Washburn, Tennessee. The group learned about ways of living that don’t damage the Earth, including permaculture gardening, energy efficient housing, and low-water plumbing. “We built lodges … More Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center
The March 2015 Green Bag Discussion was facilitated by Susan Daniels, Assistant Director for Landscaping and Grounds. Susan led a discussion on the production and usage of organic materials at Georgia College, including the installation of a new industrial food waste composter and the school garden at West Campus. Susan has been at Georgia College for … More Composting at Georgia College
Six Georgia College students attended the annual meeting of the Georgia Campus Sustainability Network on Friday, September 19th 2014 at Morehouse College in Atlanta. The students participated in workshops, discussions, and learning opportunities. They were motivated by a powerful keynote address by V. Anne Hearn, the acting Deputy Regional Administrator for Region 4 of the … More GC Students Attend Georgia Campus Sustainability Network Annual Conference
The Sustainability Council launched the Green Bag Discussion Series today, featuring Associate Director for Sustainability Lori Strawder, who presented the newly-approved Campus Sustainability Plan. The discussion series is a monthly lunch & learn meeting, on the first Monday or Tuesday of the month, to help explain and explore sustainability topics on campus. Upcoming events will … More Green Bag Discussion Series- A Monthly Lunch & Learn on Sustainability