|Overall Rating||Bronze - expired|
|Submission Date||Aug. 19, 2011|
ER-T2-4: Themed Housing
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University Director for Student Success
Office for Student Success
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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