|Submission Date||March 2, 2020|
EN-2: Student Orientation
|1.98 / 2.00||
Assistant Director of Sustainability
Are the following students provided an opportunity to participate in orientation activities and programming that prominently include sustainability?:
|Yes or No|
|Entering graduate students||N/A - institution does not have graduate students|
Percentage of all entering students that are provided an opportunity to participate in orientation activities and programming that prominently include sustainability:
A brief description of how sustainability is included prominently in new student orientation :
As with previous years, CEEDS offered an exciting opportunity open to all students during orientation. In the 2019/2020 orientation CEEDS took 60 students on a excursion to investigate and learn about three different local climate solutions: they visited the decommissioned coal vault at Smith and learned about our transitions to clean, renewable power, then to Smith's field station to see our research and engagement with carbon sequestration and outdoor engagement, and third to a local dairy who is doing innovative methane capture.
Website URL where information about sustainability in student orientation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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