Archive for Campus Sustainability Network

Network Puts the Focus on Energy and Environmental Interests

1421338922234Now in its fifth year, the Boston College Energy and Environment Alumni Network (BCEEAN) has quickly emerged as one of the largest alumni affinity groups, its growth rooted in the number of BC graduates working in a range of professions tied to the energy and environment sectors. BCEEAN has grown to a membership of more than 700 alumni and developed initiatives that connect alumni, students, faculty and staff. The network serves as a resource for peer networking, industry trends, career mentoring and alumni engagement on campus, said BCEEAN co-chair Fran Dubrowski NC ’70, an environmental lawyer.

College students join global efforts to promote ecology

fatima-college1More than 1,000 students of Fatima College in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, have pledged to join a global effort to educate people on the need to preserve ecology and save the earth. They were inspired by two students from Latin America who attended a specially organized symposium in the college on Tuesday.

Anita Morales from Ecuador and Karina Gomez from Panama are in India to study ecological involvement of Tarumitra (friends of trees), a green movement based in Patna, Bihar.

Go Green: Jesuit alumni & Social entrepreneurship

Go-Green-November-2011-2Tommy Fernandes is an alumnus of St. Mary’s High School (ICSE), Mumbai. He setup and financed the solar electric system for the computer lab at the Gnanmata English School in Talasari, Maharashtra. The school is run by the Bombay Jesuits in rural Maharashtra