Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 40.28
Liaison Jamie Greiner
Submission Date April 27, 2011
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University of Mount Union
PAE-21: Sustainability in Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 7.00 Melissa Gardner
Vice President for Marketing
Office of Marketing
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Does the institution have a sustainability-related certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:

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Notes About the Submission

John T. Huston-Dr. John D. Brumbaugh Nature Center Programming
Mount Union’s 142-acre Nature Center continually offers continuing education opportunities throughout for local K-12 science educators. The Nature Center staff members are certified to teach the following nationally recognized EE curriculums:
• Project WILD
• Flying WILD
• Growing Up WILD
• Project WET
• Project Learning Tree
• Healthy Water - Healthy People
• Food, Land and People

The Nature Center facility is also used for teacher trainings in other recognized EE programs such as the GLOBE Project and the Leopold Education Project.

For additional information: www.mountunion.edu/for-educators

Continued Learning Program
The Continued Learning Program at the University of Mount Union offers sessions, which are all free and open to the public, that include a variety of presentations and current perspectives, as well as time for questions and discussion. A recent session relating to sustainability featured Greg Courtney who discussed one of the more promising forms of alternative energy – wind energy. Another session featured Amanda Perry of the Stark County Park District who presented Your Stark Parks.

This information is accurate to the best of our knowledge. The individual responsible for collecting information regarding sustainability in continuing education is Melissa Gardner, executive director of marketing, (330) 823-6092 or gardnemf@mountunion.edu.

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