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Option 1:

[Institution] is proud to participate in Campus Sustainability Month throughout October. This annual event, hosted by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), celebrates higher education sustainability achievements while raising awareness of the value of sustainability in higher education. Thanks to the support from Colgate, this year’s Campus Sustainability Month will focus on water conservation.

To celebrate and kickoff a new year of sustainability advancements, we are hosting [insert bulleted list of Campus Sustainability Month events that the institution is hosting here. Consider adding the #EveryDropCounts pledge].

We hope you will join as we celebrate our sustainability successes during #CampusSustainabilityMonth and throughout the rest of the year!

Option 2:

This October kicks off Campus Sustainability Month, hosted by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) and sponsored by Colgate, where institutions around the world engage and inspire incoming students and other campus stakeholders to become leaders for sustainability and conserve water.

To celebrate, we are doing [insert Campus Sustainability Month events that the institution is hosting here]. Check out what other institutions are doing to celebrate and raise awareness of the value of sustainability in higher education by visiting the Campus Sustainability Month website and using the hashtag, #CampusSustainabilityMonth. We hope you will join as we celebrate our sustainability successes!

Social Media Posts

Facebook/LinkedIn: Join us for Campus Sustainability Month this October as we engage and inspire students and campus stakeholders to become leaders for sustainability and conserve water! http://bit.ly/1J0zWuS

Twitter:

  • #ad Join us, @AASHENews and @Colgate as we celebrate #sustainability during #CampusSustainabilityMonth. Details: http://bit.ly/1J0zWuS
  • #ad Want to conserve water on your campus? So does @AASHENews and @Colgate Join us: http://bit.ly/1J0zWuS
  • #ad .@AASHENews, @Colgate and [insert institution handle] are celebrating #CampusSustainabilityMonth. Won’t you join us? http://bit.ly/1J0zWuS

Template Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

[CONTACT INFORMATION FOR CAMPUS SUSTAINABILITY REP.]

[Institution Name] Celebrates Campus Sustainability Month

City, State (Date) – [Institution Name] is proud to participate in Campus Sustainability Month. Throughout the month, [Institution Name] will be hosting events that celebrate and raise awareness of the value of sustainability in higher education and engage incoming students and other campus stakeholders to become leaders for sustainability.

“Campus Sustainability Month is an opportunity for the higher education community to generate enthusiasm and build momentum for implementing sustainability solutions throughout the year. We are happy to host this month-long celebration and enjoy hearing about all the sustainability plans from colleges and universities throughout the world,” said Meghan Fay Zahniser, executive director, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

This year [INSTITUTION] will hold the following events:

  • EVENT HERE
  • EVENT HERE
  • ETC.

[QUOTE FROM INSTITUTIONAL FIGURE SUCH AS THE PRESIDENT OR PROVOST ON THE IMPORTANCE OF CAMPUS SUSTAINABILITY.]

For a full list of participating institutions, as well as events, please visit the Campus Sustainability Month website and follow #CampusSustainabilityMonth.

About AASHE
AASHE empowers higher education administrators, faculty, staff and students to be effective change agents and drivers of sustainability innovation. AASHE enables members to translate information into action by offering essential resources and professional development to a diverse, engaged community of sustainability leaders. They work with and for higher education to ensure that our world’s future leaders are motivated and equipped to solve sustainability challenges. For more information, visit www.aashe.org. Follow AASHE on Facebook and Twitter.

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