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From left: Selena Easley, Kayla Stanczak, and Kali Bunecicky

W&J students talk sustainability summit planning, environmental activism

Updated: May 6, 2021 | Tagged: , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (May 6, 2021)-Chances are, you saw a flood of social media posts around the third week of April promoting Earth Day and the idea of “going green.” Selena Easley ’21, Kali Bunecicky ’21, and Kayla Stanczak ’24 want to make sure that message doesn’t just stick to one day a year. The trio…

W&J students active in climate change battle

Updated: April 22, 2021 | Tagged: , , ,

For 22-year-old Erin Herock, fighting climate change isn’t an option. “Climate change is one of, if not the biggest issue, that my generation faces,” said Herock, a senior environmental science and public policy major at Washington & Jefferson College. “It’s pretty anxiety-inducing at times. We don’t know how things are…

Sustainability Committee Meeting

Updated: March 3, 2020 | Tagged: ,

The Sustainability Committee is a group of community members dedicated to making the campus greener! It is volunteer-based, so all students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend and share their ideas. We have a meeting on Tue. Mar. 3rd, feel free to just drop in, or email Cory Christenson (cchristenson@washjeff.edu) if you have questions.

Sustainability Committee Meeting

Updated: January 31, 2020 | Tagged:

The Sustainability Committee is a group of community members dedicated to making the campus greener! It is volunteer-based, so all students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend and share their ideas. We have a meeting on Fri. Jan. 31, feel free to just drop in, or email Cory Christenson (cchristenson@washjeff.edu) if you have questions.

Center for Energy Policy and Management Presents Audit

Updated: November 15, 2019 | Tagged:

W&J’s Center for Energy Policy and Management (CEPM) presented an audit to South Strabane Township.

CEPM Opens 2019-2020 Energy Lecture Series

Updated: October 15, 2019 | Tagged:

WASHINGTON, PA (Oct. 7, 2019) – The Center for Energy Policy and Management will host its first Energy Lecture Series of the 2019-2020 season on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. in the Howard J. Burnett Center at Washington & Jefferson College. The overall theme of this year’s Series is “Unpacking Energy Efficiency Programs and…

Kelsea Siter ’20 explores Smart Cities through Magellan Project

Updated: August 12, 2019 | Tagged: ,

Washington & Jefferson College has a long history of researching and embracing sustainable practices, and senior Kelsea Siter ’20 is taking that relationship one step further.

Upper St. Clair Students Visit W&J for Living Energy Laboratory

Updated: July 2, 2019 | Tagged: , ,

About 20 local high school students visited Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) June 28 to tour the Clark Family Library as part of the W&J Center for Energy Policy and Management’s (CEPM) Living Energy Laboratory, supported by the West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund.
 

Creating a space for sustainable living earns W&J a spot on The Princeton Review’s Top Green Colleges list

Updated: December 18, 2017 | Tagged: ,

The Princeton Review highlights colleges with sustainable practices in place, and with programs like W&J’s Environmental Studies (EVS) major that prepares students for employment and citizenship in a world defined by environmental concerns and opportunities.

Washington & Jefferson College Exceeds Campaign Goal

Updated: April 25, 2016 | Tagged: ,

W&J’s fundraising campaign, An Uncommon Bond: The Campaign for Washington & Jefferson College, has achieved its goal ahead of schedule.