TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State University’s (FSU) Sustainable Campus engaged the research services of an external auditor, Dionne Wilson, to examine its inclusion of diverse students in programming and communications. Wilson is a Ph.D. candidate in Science Education in the FSU College of Education.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Sustainability efforts at Florida State University are among the best in the nation, according to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).
Sustainable Campus recognizes Sliger Building’s achievements in sustainability
Partner: Miami Climate Alliance
Project: Social Justice Community Engagement/Marketing
Students: Michelle Evangelista, Third Year Undergraduate in International Affairs and Environment and Society; Catarina Fernandez, Third Year Undergraduate in Environment and Society
Partner: Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP)
Project: Away from Home Recycling Analysis
Students: Jessica Meeker, Second Year Graduate Student in Public Administration; Kaleb Hobson-Garcia, Third Year Undergraduate in Environmental Science
Project: ExpeditionTLH Content Creator
Student: Heather Zdyb, Third Year Undergraduate in Environment and Society and Geography
In Summer 2021, Heather worked with ExpeditionTLH to create an interactive scavenger hunt in the Lafayette Heritage Trail Park. Heather joined the Sustainability Fellows program because she was interested in sharing her passions for sustainability and outdoor recreation with the community.
Partner: Compost Community
Project: Tallahassee Business Environment Analysis
Student: Peter Woodley, Second Year Graduate Student in Product Development
In Summer 2021, Peter worked with Compost Community to develop a go-to-market strategy for local restaurants to subscribe to Compost Community’s pick-up services. Peter was interested in the Sustainability Fellows program because he hoped to build communication, business strategy, and leadership skills in the commercial sustainability sector.
Partner: City of Tallahassee, Department of Sustainability & Community Preservation
Project: Tallahassee At Home Resilience Guide
Student: Corbin Nall, Graduate Student in Public Health and Urban & Regional Planning
Partner: FSU Design & Construction
Project: Visualizing Green and Open Spaces
Student: Crystal Posey, Second Year Graduate Student in Geographic Information Systems
In Summer, 2021, Crystal worked with FSU Design & Construction to locate and map green and open spaces on the FSU campus. She also analyzed pedestrian accessibility to the open spaces. Crystal was interested in the Fellows program because it provided an effective approach to combating the challenges our society and environment face.
Partner: FSU Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS)
Project: TAPS Sustainable Transportation Marketing
Student: Michael Walsh, Second Year Graduate Student in Integrated Marketing Communication
In Summer 2021, Michael worked with FSU Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS) to create a social media marketing plan for the upcoming Fall semester. Michael joined the Sustainability Fellows program because he was interested in making a positive impact on the FSU community before graduation.