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From The Office of Sustainablity—Welcome Freshman!

We are glad to see all of the new faces joining the campus community this fall. And we say Welcome Back! to those familiar faces here on the Wright State Campus.

The Office of Sustainability website is your "Go TO" place for Green News and Events, Resources and more. 

Want to know what Green Events are happening on campus and in the Greater Dayton community?  Check often for updates. 

Maybe you want to join our Adopt-A-Highway cleanup days or you are interested in becoming an active member of Gang Green, the Environmental Action Group. Perhaps you want to learn about transportation options like ZimRide, or recycling and energy conservation efforts on campus—for even more info, check out the archived materials and resources, too.

There’s many ways to Get Green on campus so be sure you check it out routinely!

Look for our table at Fall Fest!


Sustainability Events

5th Annual Symposium on Sustainability in Health Care

Thursday, March 26 - WSU will be co-hosting the 5th Annual Symposium on Sustainability in Health Care at the Sharonville Convention Center. This yearly event is relevant to not only medical and nursing faculty, staff and students, but also to those involved in engineering and others with interests in sustainable design, construction and operation.

This year, SSHC will feature nationally renowned Health Care expert, Richard (Dick) Jackson, as the keynote speaker. He is a Professor at the Fielding School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles. As a pediatrician, he has served in many leadership positions in both environmental health and infectious disease with the California Health Department, including the highest as the State Health Officer. For nine years he was Director of the Center for Disease Control's National Center for Environmental Health in Atlanta and received the Presidential Distinguished Service award. In October, 2011 he was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. The symposium has clinical and infrastructure panels as well.

More detailed information and a registration link can be found at: http://www.heapy.com/about/upcoming-events/item/224-symposium-on-sustainability-in-health-care-sshc-15.html.

"Growing Cities" Local Food Film at the Neon Theater!

Join us May 2nd 3:00 p.m. for the screening of "Growing Cities", a film about urban farming in America. This documentary examines the role of urban farming in America and asks how much power local food grown in cities has to revitalize our communities and change the way we think about food and eat.

http://growingcitiesmovie.com/the-film/

Contact Linda Ramey (Linda.Ramey@wright.edu) for details and ticket information.

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