Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.76
Liaison Krista Bailey
Submission Date July 29, 2011
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Pennsylvania State University
Tier2-6: Sustainability Events

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Milea Perry
Program Coordinator
Campus Sustainability Office
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Does the institution hold major events related to sustainability, such as conferences, speaker series, or symposia, that have students as the intended audience?:
Yes

A brief description of the event(s):

Penn State has an annual Colloquium on the Environment Speaker Series. Speakers that have been hosted by the university include: Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Christine Todd Whitman, William McDonough, Amory Lovins, and David Suzuki.

This fall 2010 Bill McKibben, American environmentalist and writer who frequently writes about global warming and alternative energy and advocates for more localized economies, addressed students and had a book signing.

An annual Earth Day Celebration is held to recognize the sustainable achievements of students, faculty, and staff.


The website URL where information about the event(s) are available:
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