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SUNY Delhi
Description/achievement of initiative

Teach Sustainable Development Concepts: Offering BIOL 110 Environmental Issues and Sustainability; Conducting the Sustainability across the Campus Project (5 courses plus Residence Life, Resnick Learning Center, and O’Connor Center involvement).Encourage Research on Sustainable Development Resources: The Environmental Studies AS requires an independent study, in which students learn about sustainability in careers, and think about changes necessary to make those careers sustainable; Most BIOL 290 Independent Studies that I mentor involve projects related to environmental factors related to sustainability.Green Our Campuses: Planting 100 trees for the Centennial, energy conservation efforts.Support Sustainability Efforts in the Communities in which We Reside: Street tree planting coordination; Service learning projects to promote social concerns.Engage with and Share Results through International Frameworks: We report our activities to the United Nations Academic Initiative administrators

Implementation methodologies

Through continued efforts already underway, including: offering BIOL 110 Environmental Issues and Sustainability; Conducting the Sustainability across the Campus Project (5 courses plus Residence Life, Resnick Learning Center, and O Connor Center involvement); Planting 100 trees via donations to celebrate our campus Centennial. We report our activities to the United Nations Academic Initiative administrators

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

SUNY Delhi
Updates to initiatives
Goal 4
2015
Reports to UN Academic Initiative
Staff / Technical expertise
Expertise of students and staff concerning sustainable development

SMART
This initiative fulfils the SMART criteria.
Updates
Basic information
Time-frame: 2012 - 2015
Partners
SUNY Delhi
Countries
Contact information
Candace Vanckro, President, vanckocs@delhi.edu
United Nations