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Building Community: A Process of Purpose

Post contributed by Mark Wilson, Director of Civic Learning Initiatives, Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities, College of Liberal Arts In my Introduction to Community and Civic Engagement course this past semester, two students made comments that continue to echo in my mind, long after the grades…
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January 29, 2018
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Shooting for Gold STARS

Post contributed by Shelby Hall, Office of Sustainability Intern This spring, Auburn will begin reassessing the campus to renew its Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, & Rating System (STARS) rating. STARS is a self-reporting assessment used by universities and colleges to measure sustainability progress on campus. The program was developed by The Association…
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January 9, 2018
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Get Planning With The Green Event Guide

Post contributed by Hallie Nelson, Office of Sustainability Intern Event planning is a huge task, not to mention trying to make the event sustainable. With all the considerations for timing, location, communication strategies, waste management, and more, it gets overwhelming. That’s why we created the Green Event Guide. The guide…
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January 4, 2018
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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…
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August 31, 2016
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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;…
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August 31, 2016