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Student Energy Summit

The primary focus of the Student Summit is student engagement, education, and awareness through two 90-minute sessions beginning at 11:00AM and 2:00PM. The first 90-minute session is part of the Appalachian Energy Summit and will include speakers focused on energy and climate action and is aimed to educate. The second…
February 11, 2021
Director's Corner

Director’s Corner: Innovate, Or Else

"The Stone Age did not end because humans ran out of stones. It ended because it was time for a re-think about how we live." ~William McDonough Photo credit: Haiku Deck This month in our exploration of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, created by 193 countries under the auspices of…
Mike Kensler
January 5, 2021

Co-Creating a Sustainable Economy–Our Conference Takeaways

Here in the Office of Sustainability, the goal of our internship program is to transform our student interns into sustainability practitioners who are equipped to lead others in solving the sustainability challenges our world is facing. One of the most powerful professional development experiences we provide is the opportunity to…
November 11, 2019
Sustainability in ActionUpdates

Sustainability in Action: Norbert Lechner

Post contributed by Kenzley Defler, Office of Sustainability Intern In the culture of today’s world, most people enter numerous buildings every day. We spend about 90% of our time inside buildings.  We leave our houses and go to school or work. We shop at grocery stores, workout in gyms, and…
February 27, 2017
Guest Posts

Checking into Sustainability at the Hotel at Auburn University

Post contributed by Emily Hedrick, Office of Sustainability Intern The herb garden nestled in beside the Hotel's pool. The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center is known for its partnership with the university, outstanding southern hospitality, and forward-thinking processes for a successful business. Last fall, Conference Sales Manager…
August 31, 2016
Sustainability in ActionUpdates

Sustainability in Action: Matt Preisser

Matt on one of his many scuba diving adventures. Born in Florida and having ten years of scuba diving experience, it’s no wonder Matthew Preisser developed a love for the outdoors. His firsthand knowledge of the polluted water and dying wildlife in our oceans also began an interest in sustainability;…
August 31, 2016
Guest PostsUpdates

Join the Dark Side

Post contributed by Kyle Kimel, Office of Sustainability Intern Energy-saving practices are an interesting topic of discussion. It seems the students I’ve talked with admit it can be very easy to save energy, but at the same time, they also admit they never really think about it in their daily…
February 3, 2016