Sustainability 101: What You Need to Know to Be a Change Agent

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Part of the Sustainability Issues Extended Online Program

Core Competencies: Leadership, Planning
Originally presented on December 11, 2008
This is the archived version.

With the American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment taking steps towards achieving climate neutrality, the higher education community is staged to play an active role in affecting change towards a more sustainable future. Students, staff, and faculty alike have the power to implement new initiatives on their campus.

This session introduces participants to the triple bottom line of sustainability: healthy planet, healthy economy, and healthy social systems. The program includes definitions, context, and resources to assist college student educators with the theory and tools critical to becoming social changes agents from a personal, professional, curricular, and institutional level. Presenter Jeanne S. Steffes is a past two-term president of ACPA-College Student Educators International, was the convener of the ACPA Sustainability Taskforce, and is currently an educational consultant specializing in sustainability in higher education and student affairs.

Please visit the Program Description & Learning Outcomes link to the left for more information on the entire Sustainability Issues Facing the College Union and Student Activities Professional program.

Program Fees

ACUI members: $99.00
Non-members: $139.00

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Updated Nov. 9, 2012