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Student's Club Revolutionized the Meaning of Green at a Community College!

  • Dallas College (TX)

There was a mayor change at Cedar Valley College’s (CVC) Sustainability Office this academic year. All the Sustainability Awareness events were developed and delivered by the Student’s Green ...


How Do We Build a Bridge Between Science and Decision Making? Narratives Matter

  • Dallas College (TX)

Every decision is being made at in local, regional, national and global contexts. Researchers at universities are discovering solutions to be more sustainable and community colleges are equipping students to ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Getting WILD! Introducing Children to Nature...Why and How

  • Dallas College (TX)

Research has proved individuals interacting with nature are healthier, both mentally and physically. They have higher self-esteem, are more cooperative with others and perform better at work and school. However ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Tax Incentive use for Expanding Resilient Solar Power Infrastructure in Economically Depressed Areas

  • Dallas College (TX)

Mr. Baker will lead a discussion of how solar power avoids wholesale energy costs, it also saves on non-energy costs related to distribution networks, generation capacity, and, in particular, transmission ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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The Dallas County Community College District Booth Won an Award at EarthX!

  • Dallas County Community College District System Office (TX)
  • Dallas College (TX)

In Dallas TX, we have the biggest annual celebration of Earth Day! At Fair Park EarthX hosted a three day celebration with more than 135,000 attendees, 679 exhibitors and ...


Regional Centers of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development

  • University of Texas at Arlington (TX)
  • University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (TX)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (TX)
  • Dallas College (TX)

Why UT Arlington Deserves the Excellence in Sustainability Award

Under the leadership of Office of Sustainability at the University of Texas at Arlington, North Texas was recognized on Feb 7 ...

  • Posted March 1, 2019
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Healthy Communities

  • Dallas College (TX)

Student activists at North Lake College researched tobacco usage on campus and how it affected students and faculty. Through activism the students were able to have their district pass a ...

  • Posted Dec. 21, 2018
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Role of Higher Education Institutions in Reducing Poverty by Promoting Sustainable Tourism

  • Dallas College (TX)

All college and university campuses are imbedded in a local community. All communities have the potential to offer ecotourism opportunities to residents and visitors. Ecotourism/sustainable toursim is now defined ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Sustainability in American Topics: US History, Conservation, and Sustainable Development Goals

  • Dallas College (TX)

Feasted Landscapes: Sustainability in American Topics' is the title of a two-volume reader that contains a collection of primary sources and original short essays that focus on sustainability issues throughout ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Latin Flavor in AASHE: Contributions to Sustainability Offices

  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (TX)
  • Universidad EAN
  • Dallas College (TX)

In many institutions of higher education and universities around the world, there are offices that manage the issue of sustainability for years. AASHE is a multicultural space where many of ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Ecotourism as an Economic Development Driver

  • Dallas College (TX)

All college and university campuses are imbedded in a local community. All communities have the potential to offer ecotourism opportunities to residents and visitors. Ecotourism is now defined as 'responsible ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Sustainable Development Anchored in a Dallas TX Community College

  • Dallas College (TX)

The World Bank states that 'sustainable development recognizes that growth must be both inclusive and environmentally sound to reduce poverty and build shared prosperity for today's population and to ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Grow Native - A Plant and Pollinator Garden Catalyzes Engagement and Learning

  • Dallas College (TX)

Over the past two years a small, inspired group of students, employees, community friends and alums of Brookhaven College (Dallas County Community Colleges) proposed, designed, crowd-funded, and installed a 4 ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Best Practices Incorporating Sustainability into the Curricula/ Dallas County Community College District

  • Dallas College (TX)

The 7 colleges that are part of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) signed the ACUPCC/ Second Nature President's Climate Commitment and have set dates for carbon neutrality ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Managing for Triple-Bottom-Line Sustainability from the C-Suite to the Front Line Management Team

  • Waste Management (TX)
  • Butte County Air Quality Management District (CA)
  • Dallas College (TX)

Attendees of this networking session will have the opportunity to interact with peers in all areas of sustainability through the lens of management, or 'Sustainability Management.' After a round of ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Sustainability: Designing Interdisciplinary Opportunities for Teaching

  • Dallas College (TX)

The workbook is not just about sustainability, in and of itself. It is part of a larger sustainability process that: 1) illustrates how sustainability correlates with current courses; 2) provides ...

  • Posted Nov. 30, 2017
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Spreadsheet: Publications related to the role of access to nature in education

  • Princeton University (NJ)
  • University at Buffalo (NY)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Dallas College (TX)

Response to a 11/6/17 GreenSchools listserv request for Academic literature concretely linking access to the natural environment and enhanced educational outcomes (e.g., an evidence-based assessment of correlations ...


How Campus Solar Cuts Carbon and Boosts the Bottom Line

  • Edison Energy (CA)
  • Dallas College (TX)

Learning Outcome 1: Learn how to assess on campus solar potential Learning Outcome 2: Understand how to compare on-site and off-site approaches Learning Outcome 3: Gain insight on how to ...

  • Posted April 25, 2017
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Green Gigawatt Partnership: How to Apply for AASHE's On Campus Solar Project Support

  • AASHE (PA)
  • Edison Energy (CA)
  • Dallas College (TX)

AASHE is offering cost-free support for up to five campuses (http://greengigawatt.org/aashe-campus-project.php) to develop and implement on-campus (or near campus) solar projects.This webinar presents how the ...

  • Posted Feb. 9, 2017
  • Videos & Webinars
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Best Practices for Solar PPAs

  • State University of New York at Cortland (NY)
  • Dallas College (TX)

Solar energy is now economically feasible in many states of the U.S. The question is who pays for the solar panels? The costs of design, installation, operation and maintenance ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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How to Use Renewables to Cut Carbon and Boost the Bottom Line

  • Howard University (DC)
  • Edison Energy (CA)
  • Dallas College (TX)

This workshop will help participants develop comprehensive renewable energy plans that educate campus stakeholders, dramatically reduce GHGs, and provide cost savings and budget certainty by avoiding volatile conventional energy costs ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Two Sides of the Same Coin: An Integrative Education Model for Sustainability and Global Citizenship

  • Dallas College (TX)

Two Sides of the Same Coin' is a case study of curricular and co-curricular education programs at North Lake College in Irving, Texas, part of the Dallas County Community College ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Sustainability Management from Zero to Sixty: Green Competitions for Offices, Buildings, Campuses, and Cities

  • Dallas College (TX)

Colleges and universities like to compete by nature. Recycle Mania and Campus Conservation Nationals are competitions on a national scale, with hundreds and thousands of students competing to win. At ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Cedar Valley College a Center of Excellence of Sustainability: How we embedded sustainability into our college

  • Dallas College (TX)

Come to this session if you want to know how Cedar Valley College became a Center of Excellence of Sustainability in southern Dallas, TX. We will share: How we utilized ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Sustainability Management Certified Professional (SMCP)

  • California State University, Chico (CA)
  • Dominican University of California (CA)
  • Yale University (CT)
  • Sustainability Management Association (CA)
  • Dallas College (TX)

The Sustainability Management Certified Professional (SMCP) is a professional credential for sustainability practitioners. SMCP qualifies an individual's understanding of managing for sustainability and retention of the body of knowledge ...

  • Posted Aug. 17, 2016
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Cedar Valley College a Center of Excellence of Sustainability in South Dallas, TX.

  • Dallas College (TX)

The Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) consists of seven campuses enrolling 85,000 students from Dallas County and beyond. Cedar Valley College (CVC), one of the seven DCCCD campuses ...

  • Posted June 10, 2016
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Food Reliability + Urban Resilience = Innovative Living Lab at Mountain View College

  • Dallas College (TX)

The Living Labs at Mountain View College is an innovative model for conservation, sustainability and nutrition education where both students and the community engage in hands-on practices and field research ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Same Goal, Different Models: Leading Sustainability in Different Colleges in a Multi-College District

  • Dallas College (TX)

As the sustainability movement in higher education has gained momentum, various approaches to leading efforts to integrate sustainability into the fabric of an institution have emerged. At some colleges, sustainability ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Building Sustainable Local and World Community: Vision for the 21st Century Community College

  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (IA)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (MI)
  • Dallas College (TX)

Recognizing the evolution of the junior college in the latter half of the 20th Century, the Commission on the Future of Community Colleges proposed in their 1988 publication, Building Communities ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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GreenRichland: Building Sustainable Local and World Community

  • Dallas College (TX)

As the threat of global warming and natural resource shortages becomes more of a reality, Richland College is among the first community colleges in the U.S. to participate in ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sustainability Awareness & Global Education Specialization

  • Dallas College (TX)

The SAGE (Sustainability Awareness & Global Education) Scholars Program recognizes students who have focused their coursework and community service on global citizenship and sustainable causes. All students from all majors ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
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Sabine Hall Science Building

  • Perkins+Will (NY)
  • Dallas College (TX)

Richland College, one of seven colleges of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD), is dedicated to its mission of "teaching, learning and community building." Sabine Hall Science Building, its ...

  • Posted July 24, 2012
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4 kW Ground Mount Array

  • Dallas College (TX)

Eastfield College in Mesquite and Green Mountain Energy Company today unveiled the campus’ new solar array. It is the first photovoltaic (PV) solar system to power a school in the ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
  • Green Power Projects
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