The 2023 AASHE Sustainability Award Winners were announced during this year’s virtual award ceremony on December 7. The AASHE Sustainability Awards shine a spotlight on the individuals and organizations leading the higher education sustainability movement. These pioneers in higher education sustainability have made remarkable contributions through innovative projects, groundbreaking research, and inspiring student leadership, driving progress in environmental, social, and economic well-being. Get to know each of the ten winners across various categories today!
AASHE’s Lifetime Achievement Award honors outstanding leaders who have made significant contributions to the advancement of sustainability in higher education over their lifetimes. Meet this year’s winner, Dr. Peggy F. Barlett! As Professor Emerita at Emory University, Peggy’s expertise in curriculum development and sustainability in higher education has left an indelible mark on the field.
The AASHE Sustainability Change Leadership Program is a 3 month virtual program aimed at training individuals in various aspects of organizational change for sustainability that you can apply now and throughout your career. One-on-one and collaborative coaching from expert faculty, mentors, and peers provide you with ongoing support and feedback that help you refine your skills and iterate on your project through the course of the program. For this program, we are looking for a small cohort of 10-12 participants. Apply and register early!
Join the 2024 STARS Cohort for an interactive year-long program that guides institutions, from community colleges to research universities, through the STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™) framework, whether you’re just beginning or seeking higher accolades. And now is the perfect time to dive in because you can benefit from the cohort program and enjoy a 20% discount on a new STARS Full Access subscription until December 31st. Don’t miss this opportunity to make a profound impact on your sustainability efforts. Sign up for the 2024 STARS Cohort Program today and/or your 20% discount on a new STARS Full Access subscription!
Join fellow faculty leaders for this two-day virtual series: Building a Curriculum Development Program for Your Institution: The Piedmont/Ponderosa Model on Thursday, January 4, and Thursday, January 11 from 2 – 4:30 p.m. ET. The Piedmont/Ponderosa model is a successful approach to faculty development and curricular innovation around sustainability. Participants in this virtual workshop will gain the knowledge, materials, and strategies needed to adapt the “Sustainability Across the Curriculum” model to their institutions. Register by Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at 5 p.m. ET!
Rediscover the magic of “hallway conversations” at the Sustainability Professionals Exchange, in a virtual gathering spanning four half-days in January: January 16, 18, 22, and 24, from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. ET. At the Exchange, you won’t just attend; you’ll actively participate. It’s a space for meaningful engagement, embracing an inclusive, and collaborative approach, thanks to the Open Space Technology format. Share your insights, pose questions, and seek input, all with the common goal of advancing sustainability initiatives on your campus. Don’t miss out on this unique experience—it’s your platform to drive the sustainability dialogue in higher education!