Sustainability, Office of

Event    Thursday, April 21, 2022
Join the Georgia College Office of Sustainability, Sustainability Council, Office of Inclusive Excellence and Rural Studies Institute for the Environmental Justice Symposium! Featuring keynote speaker Dr. Richard Milligan, Assistant Professor at Georgia State University, sharing an address called, "What are We Trying to Sustain? Racism, Watersheds, and the Pursuit of Environmental Justice." Preceding this address, join us for a forum featuring Dr. Veronica Womack, GC Rural Studies...
Announcement    Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Effective Thursday, April 14th, Georgia Power will be working on the Milledgeville substation which will require a brief power outage. The majority of the Main Campus will experience a 30-45 second outage between the hours of 5 a.m. – 7 a.m. Assuming everything goes as planned, Georgia Power does not expect any delays with power returning to normal operations. We apologize for this inconvenience. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Sustainability at 478-445-7016...
Announcement    Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Phi Kappa Phi and the Sustainability Council present: Atomic Homefront Thursday, April 14, 6:00-7:30pm Peabody Auditorium (Kilpatrick 216) Please invite students, staff, faculty, and friends! The City of St. Louis has a little-known nuclear past as a uranium-processing center for the Atomic bomb. Government and corporate negligence led to the dumping of Manhattan Project uranium, thorium, and radium, thus contaminating North St. Louis suburbs, specifically in two communities: those...
Announcement    Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Phi Kappa Phi and the Sustainability Council present: Mossville: When Great Trees Fall Tuesday, April 12, 7:00-8:30pm Peabody Auditorium (Kilpatrick 216) Please invite students, staff, faculty, and friends! Mossville, Louisiana is a shadow of its former self – a community rich in natural resources and history, founded by formerly enslaved people and free people of color – where neighbors lived in harmony, insulated from the horrors of Jim Crow. Today, however, Mossville no longer resembles...
Event    Thursday, April 14, 2022
Phi Kappa Phi and the Sustainability Council present: Atomic Homefront Thursday, April 14, 6:00-7:30pm Peabody Auditorium (Kilpatrick 216) Please invite students, staff, faculty, and friends! The City of St. Louis has a little-known nuclear past as a uranium-processing center for the Atomic bomb. Government and corporate negligence led to the dumping of Manhattan Project uranium, thorium, and radium, thus contaminating North St. Louis suburbs, specifically in two communities: those...
Event    Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Phi Kappa Phi and the Sustainability Council present: Mossville: When Great Trees Fall Tuesday, April 12, 7:00-8:30pm Peabody Auditorium (Kilpatrick 216) Please invite students, staff, faculty, and friends! Mossville, Louisiana is a shadow of its former self – a community rich in natural resources and history, founded by formerly enslaved people and free people of color – where neighbors lived in harmony, insulated from the horrors of Jim Crow. Today, however, Mossville no longer resembles...
Announcement    Friday, April 8, 2022
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2022 Maldonado Environmental Hero Award. Colin A. Maldonado was a 2013 graduate of Georgia College, with a major in Environmental Science and a minor in Geology.  He was President of the Environmental Science Club, a leader for the GC Wellness & Recreation Center climbing wall, and a member of the Bike Polo team.  Colin was an activist and a visualist; he employed his heart and his education to manifest a better world for all of us.  During...