Profiles in Sustainability – Kristen Hitchcock

       Kristen Hitchcock is the Sustainability Coordinator for Georgia College’s Office of Sustainability and has been since August 1, 2016. Hailing from Tennille, Georgia, Ms. Hitchcock was raised on her grandfather’s farm. She spent her childhood exploring the woodlands near her house, which helped to inspire within her a love of nature. Ms. … More Profiles in Sustainability – Kristen Hitchcock

Profiles in Sustainability: Lori Strawder

     Lori Strawder has worked as the Chief Sustainability Officer since 2012. Prior to her current role, she was the Facilities Operations Office Manager, and she has been employed at Georgia College for eighteen years. She arrived at her current position, as she states, “as part of a reorganization within the Office of Facilities … More Profiles in Sustainability: Lori Strawder

Bobcats Work Green

Sustainable development was defined by the Brundtland Report in 1987 as “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” A commonly accepted definition of sustainability – “the ability to meet the needs of the present without comprising the ability of future generations to meet … More Bobcats Work Green

Getting to Know Your Sustainable Staff, Continued

Introducing:  Mariah Fuller, our social media intern! 1.) What is your role in GCSU’s sustainability efforts, and what brought you to it? Currently my efforts are not only being sustainable myself, but helping others become sustainable. What I can do individually for the environment doubles just by reaching out to a friend and getting them … More Getting to Know Your Sustainable Staff, Continued

Getting to Know Your Sustainable Staff

Because our sustainable efforts wouldn’t be possible without the all of the wonderful people on our team, we’d like to introduce individual staff members to the campus through this blog. We thought this questionnaire would be the perfect opportunity to showcase the identities and causes of the figures behind our efforts. So, without further ado, … More Getting to Know Your Sustainable Staff