Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.81
Liaison Paul Scanlon
Submission Date Aug. 23, 2012
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Slippery Rock University
ER-T2-6: Sustainability Events

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Herbert Carlson
Sustainability Officer
Facilities & Planning
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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):

- Slippery Rock University participates in World Sustainable Development Teach-In Days. The program, presented in the University Union, was meant to provide the SRU community the chance to examine key sustainability-related issues.
- Slippery Rock University's Robert A. Macoskey Center hosts a festival every year to celebrate Earth Day. The festivals are intended to increase environmental and sustainability awareness and appreciation.
- The Masters of Science in Sustainable Systems program hosts speakers to present a variety of sustainability topics.
- The Robert A. Macoskey Center hosts screenings of sustainability-focused films, speakers, tours, and gatherings.
- In April 2011, Slippery Rock hosted a day long symposium, "Towards a Sustainable Pennsylvania." The symposium focused on Marcellus Shale issues.
-AASHE's Campus Sustainability Day is also celebrated with planned events highlighting sustainability progress on campus.


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