Sustainability, Office of

Event    Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Join us on Front Campus for an evening of shopping featuring local farmers, artisans, and student creators. Brought to you by the Office of Sustainability and the Office of Student Life.
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Announcement    Tuesday, September 13, 2022
The 2022 Georgia College Farmer and Artisan Market is looking for student artisans and small businesses to apply as vendors. If you are interested in becoming a vendor, please click the link below. https://gcsu.campuslabs.com/engage/submitter/form/step/1?Guid=560a2cf4-b5ba-4d58-bf7d-28ad5c9a850c
Announcement    Wednesday, June 22, 2022
GC remains on High Alert status as we are experiencing historically high peak electricity demand pricing ($1.40+ per kilowatt hour above the normal operating price of $.06).  Georgia Power advises this status will remain in effect this week with persistent high alerts anticipated through the remainder of the summer months.    The campus community is urged shut down all nonessential lighting during the peak hours of 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.  At your discretion, consider unplugging any equipment...
Announcement    Thursday, June 16, 2022
GC is on High Alert status as higher temperatures result in peak electricity demand that significantly impacts pricing ($.60+ per kilowatt hour above the normal operating price of $.06).  Georgia Power advises this status will remain in effect this week with persistent high alerts anticipated through the remainder of the summer months.    The campus community is urged shut down all nonessential lighting during the peak hours of 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.  At your discretion, consider unplugging...
Announcement    Thursday, June 16, 2022
GC is on High Alert status as higher temperatures result in peak electricity demand that significantly impacts pricing ($.60+ per kilowatt hour above the normal operating price of $.06).  Georgia Power advises this status will remain in effect this week with persistent high alerts anticipated through the remainder of the summer months.    The campus community is urged shut down all nonessential lighting during the peak hours of 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.  At your discretion, consider unplugging...
Announcement    Thursday, May 19, 2022
GC is on Elevated Alert status as higher temperatures result in increased electric pricing above the normal operating price effective May 19th – 20th.    The campus community is urged to reduce/eliminate usage of all non-essential lighting and equipment especially during the peak hours of 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Please do not just turn off, unplug everything not pertinent for use. If you have access to windows, use the natural light. Turn lights off when you leave your office. Unplug computers,...
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...