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2000.50 Sustainability Committee
The Sustainability Committee provides expertise and leadership to the College on sustainable practices related to College facilities, operations, curriculum, activities, and quality of campus life for students and employees.
“Skagit Valley College exists to expand opportunities and horizons for students and to improve the communities in which they live. We achieve this by welcoming and valuing diverse learners, providing quality education and support, and contributing community leadership and service.”
“We will be the community’s college, respected by our diverse population for open access, a welcoming climate, excellent teaching and support services, successful student learning, and for our contribution to economic development, cultural enrichment, environmental awareness, and social justice.”
3 - Environmental Stewardship
A focus on promoting sound and sustainable environmental stewardship through the curriculum, college and community activities, and institutional practices
Skagit Valley College Celebrates
Wednesday October 23, 2013
Celebrate campus and community accomplishments in sustainability
Learn how sustainability improves your life!
Schedule of Events
8:30 – 9:20 “Climate Change and Sustainable Energy” by Dr. Steve Hoffman in Multi Purpose Room
9:30 – 3:00 “Water and Sustainability” Exhibits in Cardinal Center Lobby created by students of
“FRESH! The Global Politics of Water” Learning Community
10:00 – 11:00 Student Outdoor Club first meeting in Multipurpose Room – Come have fun!
11:00 – 12:00 Open Mike and Music in Cafeteria
12:10 - 12:50 International and local Perspectives on Sustainability in the Cafeteria:
What are different countries, individuals and SVC doing for Sustainability?
12:50 – 1:30 “ONE Day on Earth” (or other film) viewing in the Cafeteria
Across the planet, inspired citizens share the human experience over a 24-hour period.
All day: Self-guided tours featuring SVC’s sustainability accomplishments:
Check out the new garden, enjoy our refill water stations and less-water flush toilets!
Thursday, October 24
Celebrating healthy, affordable food and
Calling attention to local food justice
Enjoy pumpkins, squash and local harvest in the Cardinal Café on Thursday
Brought to you by the Culinary Arts Program
Sponsored by the SVC Sustainability Committee, Center for Learning and Teaching, and SVC’s Culinary Arts Program