This webinar is hosted by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and its Sustainability Education and Economic Development Education (SEED) Initiative. Join in to hear from community college faculty and staff on how they utilized strategies to ensure successful enrollment in their courses in a difficult economy. These strategies also improve employer engagement, job placement and the growth of the green economy. The webinar will take place on October 25, 2012, 4:00 - 5:15pm (ETS). Registration is required (registration closes at 2pm on October 25th).
The U.S. Department of Energy will host a webinar designed to support the new Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Campaign, which the Department serves as a technical advisor. Organized by the Building Owners and Managers Association International, the Green Parking Council, and the International Facility Management Association, LEEP aims to support energy efficient lighting upgrades on 100 million square feet of parking facility space by February 2014. During the webinar, DOE and LEEP organizers will share strategies that businesses have used to implement high-efficiency lighting technologies, and answer questions from participants. The webinar will be held on September 27, 2012, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (ET). Registration is required.
The SEED Center is hosting a free, one-hour webinar to explore how the industry panel was formed, how smaller suppliers were identified, and how the college is engaging industry reps across the building automation sector in course delivery and internship opportunities. Speakers are Brian Lovell of Georgia Piedmont Technical College and an Industry Representative of Kele Corporation. This one-hour webinar starts on September 27, 2012, at 3:00pm (ET). Registration is required.
This month’s community college sustainability webinar will focus on the theme of, “Creating a Sustainable Curriculum: Lessons from the North Carolina Code Green Curriculum Integration Project”. Holly Weir from Davidson County Community College will discuss the recent adoption of the Code Green Project by the North Carolina Community College System that integrates sustainability into course outcomes statewide.
On September 25 from 2:00-3:00pm EST, the ACUPCC will host a webinar to discuss student involvement in facilities management through behavior change and technology in order to promote sustainability on Campus. Philadelphia University will present their interface, the ACT! Earth pilot, which provides interactive technology for students to track and share their initiatives.