Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 78.45
Liaison Anne Rogers
Submission Date May 15, 2012
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Georgia Institute of Technology
ER-T2-8: Themed Semester or Year

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Marcia Kinstler
Sustainability Director
Office of Environmental Stewardship
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Has the institution chosen a sustainability-related theme for its themed semester, year, or first-year experience during the past three years?:

A brief description of the themed semester, year, or first-year experience:

Believing in the Journey
Change through innovation has been key to Georgia Tech's success. It is the philosophy that bonds the community. For African Americans at Georgia Tech, the pace has sometimes been slow but the journey has been dramatic. We look at a university now that has some of the best and brightest minds in the nation and leads the country in the number of African American engineers. Fifty years of believing in the journey have propelled Tech into the forefront of higher education.

The sustainability-related book that was chosen, if applicable:
I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World

The website URL where information about the theme is available:

Georgia Tech is a national leader in graduating minority and female engineers.


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