Sustainability, Office of

Announcement    Tuesday, November 16, 2021
The Office of Sustainability and the Department of Landscaping & Grounds are seeking faculty and staff members to join the Campus Arboretum Committee. The duties of the committee will be to provide leadership and expertise regarding the quantity, health, and diversity of current and future trees on campus. The committee plans to meet quarterly and will work to update the interactive campus tree map, plan events, and coordinate campus tree plantings. Georgia College is expected to earn...
Announcement    Friday, November 12, 2021
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) announced Georgia College & State University as a finalist for a 2021 AASHE Campus Sustainability Achievement Award, recognizing outstanding progress in higher education sustainability. Georgia College was among 54 finalists out of 360 submissions for its efforts in reducing glass waste as part of the Recycling Program. Thank you to the campus community for your efforts in contributing to the Recycling...
Announcement    Friday, November 12, 2021
The Office of Sustainability and the Department of Landscaping & Grounds are teaming up for the "Glitter is Litter" campaign, which will discourage the use of plastic confetti, streamers, and glitter on Georgia College's campus. Remnants of these materials heavily litter the campus grounds during graduation season and results in a tedious clean-up job by our groundskeepers, or the tiny bits of plastic are washed away into drainage systems and result in water pollution and ingestion...
Announcement    Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Please join us on November 11, 2021 for the Shades of Green Sustainability for the Future Series where you will have the opportunity learn more about the solar industry in Georgia from four of Georgia College's very own alumni. Each of our guest speakers have actively conducted undergraduate research on solar technology and currently work in the solar energy industry.   The panel will include four alumni: Ryan Agnew, Solar Designer at Radiance Solar Anderson Kendrick, GA Field Supervisor...
Event    Thursday, November 11, 2021
Please join us on November 11, 2021 for the Shades of Green Sustainability for the Future Series where you will have the opportunity learn more about the solar industry in Georgia from four of Georgia College's very own alumni. Each of our guest speakers have actively conducted undergraduate research on solar technology and currently work in the solar energy industry.   The panel will include four alumni: Ryan Agnew, Solar Designer at Radiance Solar Anderson Kendrick, GA Field Supervisor...
Announcement    Tuesday, November 2, 2021
The Office of Sustainability is seeking a motivated undergraduate student to fill the role of Sustainability Analyst Intern for the Spring 2022 semester. All GC students are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is November 19th. You can access the full job description and online application on Handshake.
Event    Saturday, November 6, 2021
The Office of Sustainability and the Bicycle Friendly University Committee will host a Group Bike Ride on Saturday, November 6th, 9 a.m. at Oconee Greenway. This event is open to all faculty, staff and students with an interest in riding. All you need to bring is your bike, protective gear and refillable water bottle. The purpose of this event is to encourage the usage of bikes on and off campus. The event is free and to register, contact the Office of Sustainability at 478-445-7016...
Event    Thursday, October 28, 2021
Georgia College is hosting an on campus Farmers Market as part of the Farm to Campus Festival on Thursday, October 28 from 2-4 PM on Front Campus. The market will feature vendors from both on and off campus and give you the opportunity to purchase locally sourced produce and other items from farmers, growers, and small business owners in and around the Milledgeville-Baldwin County area.
Event    Thursday, October 28, 2021
Georgia College will be hosting a Farmers Feast on Thursday, October 28 as part of the Farm to Campus Festival on Front Campus at 5:30 PM. Come enjoy a farm fresh dinner catered by Milledgeville's very own Comfort Farms. Tickets for the dinner are $30 and can be purchased on the registration website. 
Announcement    Tuesday, October 19, 2021
The Office of Sustainability has teamed up with the J. Whitney Bunting College of Business and Dining Services to host a Farm to Campus Festival on Thursday, October 28. The event will be held on Georgia College’s beautiful front campus lawn and is open to everyone. From 2-4 pm, we will have a Farmers Market where you will have the opportunity to purchase local produce and other prepared food items from farmers, growers, and small business owners in and around Milledgeville-Baldwin...