Tag Archive for campus sustainability

Sustainability in a new Jesuit school in Malawi

2012_06_15_NE_Photo1-300x225Sustainability – in both its material and ethical dimensions – is especially concerned with the future.  And who should be more concerned about the future than the youth – the young women and men of today who are the hope of the future?  That is why education, in whatever form it takes today, should have special focus on issues of sustainability.

Jesuit School Receives National Award for Academic Excellence

yap catholic hsYap Catholic High School (YCHS) in Micronesia recently earned the highest score (4) and a National Special Certificate of Achievement for academic excellence. Grounded in the Catholic faith, Yap Catholic High School strives to educate students to achieve academic excellence, appreciate their culture, be good stewards of the environment, and live their faith in the service of God and others.

Green Buildings: Elorriaga Center for Science and Mathematics

elo_resizedThe Elorriaga Center for Science and Mathematics was completed in March 2010. Jesuit High School is seeking a Gold-level LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification.

Environmental Stewardship

JHS_Green_Team_Club_Photo_2013_webJesuit High School Sustainability Commitment

Jesuit High School is committed to practicing responsible environmental stewardship and teaching students to care for all of the world’s resources: human, environmental, and economic. With the landmark decision to construct a new green Elorriaga Mathematics and Science Center, Jesuit High School chose sustainable design as a logical expression of its values. Green design provides an opportunity to achieve a profound connection between curriculum, values, and the mission of Jesuit High School as stewards of each other and the earth.

Fairfield University Campus Garden Project

faifield_univ_campus_gardenThe Fairfield University Campus Garden Project is a collaborative effort to maintain a vegetable garden on campus with a focus on using sustainable practices.
Our goals include providing:

  • Local, sustainably grown produce to the campus community and the Connecticut Food Bank,
  • Opportunities for the campus community to participate in the practice of growing food and engage with a community of people interested in the broader consequences of food production, and
  • An outdoor laboratory for courses and faculty/student research collaborations.

A sustainable Cincinnati

CincinnatiZooAerialFormed by key sustainability leaders from Cincinnati area corporations, the Greater Cincinnati Green Business Council‘s mission is “to inspire the business community to deliver a better social, economic and environmental future.”