Environmental Sustainability

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 abroad, 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 begin at noon and end at 12:45 p.m. and are streamed live through ESC-TV. Participants viewing via ESC-TV can ask questions in real time by emailing sadie.ross@esc.edu.

The general public can access the Lunch and Learn sessions through ESC-TV.

Empire State College employees are invited to listen to the sessions using video conference equipment in reserved rooms at each center. Employees wishing to participate through Jabber should contact sadie.ross@esc.edu.

All sessions are recorded and available for viewing at any time after the initial air date at Lunch and Learn 2013-14.

DateTopicSpeaker

Dec. 18, 2014

Backyard Farming: Raising Animals 

Himanee Gupta-Carlson, assistant professor and area coordinator, Historical Studies

Bonnie Farrell, coordinator of curriculum and instructional design

Jan. 15, 2015

 

 

Feb. 19, 2015

Alternative Energy at Home: Ground Source Heat Pumps and Solar Panels

Lorraine Lander, associate professor, Human Development and unit coordinator

March 19, 2015

 

 

April 16, 2015

Putting Food By

Elizabeth Bradley, Ph.D., NCSP, assistant professor, Master of Arts in Teaching

Deborah J. Smith, Ed. D., RN, PMHCNS-BC, associate professor

College LocationDatesRoom Number

NFC

All

308

GVC

All

106A

LIC

All

Blue Room

CNYC

All

330

HVC

All

1

Metro

2/18, 1/15

2/19

553

ESC-TV

NEC

TBD

 

2 union

All

108

113 West

All

143