Creating Successful Job Placements in Green Jobs: Key Strategies Using Policy and Civic Engagement (2/16)
On February 16th at 1:00pm EST, Johnson County Community College will host its monthly Community College Sustainability Webinar. Experts in the industry, including panelists from Efficiency First, U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development and the American Association of Community College's (AACC) SEED Center, will discuss how campuses can use their resources to engage in regional policy efforts leading to the growth of green jobs and student success.
Reducing Survey Fatigue: A Collaboration with AASHE, SEI, the Princeton Review, and Sierra magazine (2/1)
In order to standardize the campus sustainability survey language, AASHE, the Sustainable Endowments Institute, the Princeton Review and Sierra magazine joined together to create a "single survey web tool". This webinar will discuss how this web tool will make the survey process easier for higher education institutions. This STARS Webinar will be held on February 1st at 2 p.m. EST.
This webinar, presented by Second Nature and the ACUPCC, is designed to organize a diverse group of individuals with expertise in water and sustainability to expose campuses to water issues, programs, and solutions. The panelists will discuss how some universities have dealt with these challenges while creating student engagement and academic opportunities. The webinar will be held on January 31st from 2-3:30 pm EST.
This webinar will focus on the culture shift necessary to implement sustainability in higher education. Presenters from Loyola Chicago's Department of Environmental Sciences and Massachusetts Institute of Technology's department for environmental sustainability will discuss their schools as case studies in the field of sustainability in higher education. "A Sea Change II: Creating Institution-Wide Sustainability in Higher Education" will occur on January 18th from 1-2 pm EST.
As a part of the Sustainable Food Management Webinar Series, the EPA will present a webinar focused on food management on College and University campuses. Through this webinar the Environmental Protection Agency will address the role of higher education in reducing food waste to better the environment and communities. The presentation will discuss the EPA's Food Recovery Challenge program that currently aims at reducing food waste in all sectors of society. The webinar will be held on January 19th from 1-2:30 pm EST.