Our Collective Campus: Acting on Our Social and Environmental Responsibility

Friday, April 15, 2016 10:00am – 4:00pm, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY

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Registration is now open for the 11th Annual Student Summit of the Environmental Consortium of College & Universities.

Our Collective Campus: Acting on our Social and Environmental Responsibility

Friday, April 15, 2016
10:00am – 4:00pm
Pace University, Pleasantville, NY

Students from around the region, of all disciplines, are called to gather at this year’s Student Summit, where we will ask what it takes to be an advocate, why environmental solutions must involve other disciplines, and how academic institutions can form more meaningful community partnerships.

Join us as we will reimagine our roles and actions in the framework of a healthier, more equitable, more sustainable future.

  • FREE and open to all higher education students in the region.
  • All majors are welcome.
  • Network with like-minded students.
  • Lunch included!

Keynote

  • Peggy M. Shepard, Co-Founder and Executive Director, WE ACT for Environmental Justice

Workshops

  • Food, Water, Health: How to Intervene Effectively in a Complex System
  • Climate Preparedness: Building Relationships with Local Communities
  • Ecological Restoration and Sustainable Communities
  • Advocacy Techniques and Leveraging Students Across Institutional Boundaries
Register Here


Full details at http://www.environmentalconsortium.org/programs/student/event.html. Although geared towards students, faculty, staff, and others are welcome to join us.

The mission of the Environmental Consortium of Colleges & Universities is to harness higher education’s intellectual and physical resources to advance regional, ecosystem-based environmental research, teaching, and learning with a special emphasis on the greater Hudson-Mohawk River watershed.

Spearheaded and hosted by Pace University, the Environmental Consortium’s headquarters is situated within the Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies at Dyson College Institute for Sustainability and the Environment in Pleasantville, New York.

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Donna Kowal
Program Coordinator
Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies
and the Environmental Consortium of Colleges & Universities

Dyson College Institute for Sustainability and the Environment
Pace University, Environmental House, 861 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, NY 10570

dkowal@pace.edu / 914-773-3093

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