The college recognizes the leading role that institutions of higher education play in the movement towards a more environmentally sustainable nation. With outreach to more than 20,000 currently enrolled students, 70,000 alumni and 1,500 employees across 35 college locations throughout New York state and abroad, SUNY Empire State College has a remarkable opportunity to create an educational and behavioral model essential to fostering positive change in our communities.
Lunch and Learn Sessions
Virtual Lunch and Learn sessions are offered on various topics related to environmental sustainability.
The general public can access the Lunch and Learn sessions through ESC-TV.
Empire State College employees are invited to listen to the sessions using video conference equipment in reserved rooms at each center. Employees wishing to participate through Jabber should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
All sessions are recorded and available for viewing at any time after the initial air date at Lunch and Learn 2013-14.
A few sessions have handouts.
- Sept. 19, 2013 Indoor Composting (PDF 302kB)
- Dec. 19, 2013 Conserving Energy Around the Home (PDF 388kB)
- March 20, 2014 Juice'n to Improve Health (PDF 186kB)
Note: You will need Adobe Reader to read PDF documents. If it is not installed on your computer, download it for free from Adobe.
Please RSVP for each session to email@example.com, so the committee knows which topics are of the greatest interest to participants.
|March 20||Juice'n to Improve Your Health||Clara LaPort, assistant to the dean, Long Island Center|
Surviving the Chaos: Creating Meaningful Lives and Rewarding Work in an Environment of Change
|Himanee Gupta-Carlson, assistant professor and area coordinator, Center for Distance Learning. Susan Jefts, mentor, Center for Distance Learning|
|May 15||Turn up the Heat: Cooking Chili with Soul||John M. Beckem II, assistant professor and mentor,
Center for Distance Learning
|June 19||Going Beyond the Backyard Garden: An Introduction to Small Scale Farming||John Hughes, director of media production|
|August 21||Cooking like Royalty with Rosemary and Wallis: Explore the basics of good cooking||Timothy Cosgriff, assistant to the dean, Genessee Valley Center|
|September 18||Hunting deer to manage a healthy forest||Matt Ross, deer biologist, Quality Deer Management Association|
The sessions will be streamed live to rooms reserved at locations across the college.
|College Location||Dates||Room Number|
4/17; 5/15; 6/19; 8/21; 9/18
3/20 and 7/17
Participants will need to connect via Jabber or ESC-TV
All except 7/17/14.
Participants will need to connect via Jabber or ESC-TV on
All except 4/174/17
3/20; 6/19; 7/17; 8/21
|9/18||Participants will need to connect via Jabber or ESC-TV|