|Submission Date||Oct. 8, 2012|
ER-T2-6: Sustainability Events
Director of Sustainability
Does the institution hold major events related to sustainability, such as conferences, speaker series, or symposia, that have students as the intended audience?:
A brief description of the event(s):
Valencia College has held various Sustainability Events, most notably the Tree Campus USA Planting Event, March 29, 2012. Funded through a grant from the Arbor Day Foundation, AASHE, and Toyota, Valencia College planted 100 large trees on its West Campus. Over 100 student volunteers joined faculty and staff volunteers to do the planting. Student Government also organizes Earth Day each year and we had an America Recycles Day celebrations in 2011. We held an Electric Car Event on July 17, 2012 attended by students, staff, faculty and the public. We are participating in USGBC LEED for Schools Green Apple Day of Service on Sept 29, 2012 with a planting event on West Campus. We celebrate Earth Day on all campuses with events and in 2012 had an event for America Recycles Day.
The website URL where information about the event(s) are available:
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