Sustainability, Office of

Announcement    Thursday, March 9, 2023
GC Shades of Green announces the 2023 Emma Brodzik Scholarship. The $500 Emma Brodzik Scholarship is available to students who meet the following criteria: Students Applying Must ... 1) be a Georgia College & State University undergraduate,  2) be a Junior or a Senior,  3) have a university GPA of 3.25 or greater, AND 4) be in the process of earning or have earned the GC Sustainability Certificate, OR an Environmental Science major, OR a member in good standing with the Environmental...
Announcement    Tuesday, February 21, 2023
This is a call for nominations to fill a staff member position on the Sustainability Council (SC)/Sustainability Fee Program (SFP) for Fiscal Year 2024. The SC/SFP is made up of faculty, staff and students and meets monthly from August to April during the fiscal year. Staff members can be from any department on campus. Membership indicates a voting position on the council and staff serve for 2 consecutive years. In addition to serving on the Council and discussing various topics, members...
Announcement    Friday, February 10, 2023
This is a call for nominations to fill student member positions on the Sustainability Council (SC)/Sustainability Fee Program (SFP) for Fiscal Year 2024. Student members, from any college and/or major, work directly with the Chief Sustainability Officer, serve as a voting member of the SC and are charged with promotion of the SFP, facilitation of the grant application process, review of grant applications and recommending grant applications for approval for funding. Nominations should...
Announcement    Wednesday, February 8, 2023
The Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center set in the mountains of East Tennessee will host a Sustainable Living Learning Program for students during spring break, March 11-17, 2023. This is an opportunity for students to experience life off-the-grid while participating in service-learning projects, tours of eco-homes and facilities, organic gardening, educational day and night hikes, mind and body health, discussions on important environmental topics and opportunities to learn from community...
Event    Wednesday, April 12, 2023
As part of the University System of Georgia’s Mental Health Initiative,  the GC Mental Health Initiative, is hosting two QPR Suicide Prevention Training opportunities. QPR is training designed to provide information on how to identify warning signs and assist individuals in crisis. These trainings are not designed as professional certifications, rather, they provide individuals with skills to encourage others to seek professional assistance. QPR Suicide Prevention Trainer, Lori Hamilton...
Event    Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Join us for the grand re-opening of Campus Corner at our first Pop-Up Thrift Shop of the year! Shop from our closet for free!
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.
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...