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 in seven different countries, 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. All sessions are streamed live and available to the general public through ESC TV. Participants viewing via ESC TV can ask questions in real time by emailing Sadie.Ross@esc.edu. SUNY Empire State College employees are invited to listen to the sessions using video conference equipment listed in the rooms below at each center. Employees wishing to participate through Jabber may do so by emailing Ross.
All sessions are recorded and available for viewing at any time after the initial air date at https://ensemble.annese.com/app/sites/index.aspx?destinationID=iq0S0Mdt5kq6eLPlJ-eIKw.
Each session begins at noon with a five-minute introduction to the Environmental Sustainability Committee. A 30-minute lecture on the topic for the day will follow, with optional time for questions from the audience.
Please RSVP each month to Sadie.Ross@esc.edu, so the committee can see what topics are of the greatest interest.
All workshops begin at noon and end at 12:45 p.m.
|Sept. 19||Composting Indoors||Nikki Shrimpton, dean of CNYC|
|Oct. 17||General Bike Maintenance and Care||Glen Keller, Office of Integrated Technology|
|Nov. 14||What is the Beetle Project?||Linda Jones, assistant professor, Saratoga Unit|
|Dec. 19||Conserving Energy Around the Home||Phil Ortiz, area coordinator and mentor, CDL|
|Jan. 16||Restoration of Native Fish: Lake Sturgeon||Dawn Dittman, research ecologist, USGS, Great Lakes Science Center|
|Feb. 20||Eat Your Lawn: Growing Food in a Sustainable Way||Himanee Gupta-Carlson, assistant professor and area coordinator, CDL|
|College Location||Dates||Room Number|
|113 West||Oct. 17||143|
|Jan. 16, 2014||143|
|Feb. 20, 2014||143|