Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 31.41
Liaison Ryan McEnany
Submission Date Aug. 19, 2011
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Pace University
ER-T2-4: Themed Housing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Sue Maxam
University Director for Student Success
Office for Student Success
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Does the institution have sustainability-themed housing (residential floor or hall, or theme house) where residents learn about sustainability together and to which residents must apply?:

A brief description of the themed housing:
Pace University’s New York City campus offers first year students the opportunity to live on one of six theme floors – one of them environmentally focused. Theme floors work to blend the residential and academic experience on campus. Students are exposed to educational events that contain a clear connection between their lives and their chosen theme. Students on these floors will interact closely with both Pace University faculty members and New York City professionals. GREEN ADVENTURES FLOOR: Think. Live. Grow. We are an eco-friendly community that aims to educate residents about our effect on the environment, while also allowing them to experience, give back to, and appreciate nature. Sample Monthly Topics: Natural Cycles, Environmental Justice, Rainforest Deforestation, Restoration Ecology, Recycling & Pollution Drinking Water Access, Laws, Politics Carbon Footprint, Sustainability, Biodiversity Local Organic Fair Trade Movement Events and Trips: Horseback Riding, Botanical Gardens Kayaking on the Hudson River, Aquarium Union Square Farmers Market ,Hiking Indoor Rock Climbing

The website URL where information about the themed housing is available:
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