Incorporating Sustainability in Class Curricula

The American College and University President’s Climate Commitment includes some language on including sustainability and climate issues in the curriculum. Because of this, the Sustainability Office is available to help interested faculty.

How Can the Sustainability Officer Help Interested Faculty

  • UN Rio +20: Suzanne Savanick Hansen and student Maria Langholz traveled to Brazil in the summer of 2012 to attend a parallel conference to the Rio +20 sustainability conference, the World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities. Check out the Rio +20 summary and Rio +20 Resource List.
  • Curitiba, Brazil: As part of the trip to Brazil, Suzanne and Maria also traveled to Curitiba, Brazil, to gather information on this famous sustainable city. Check out resources on Curitiba.
  • Money:¬†Sustainability Small Project Fund

Available Campus Data

Campus tours

The Sustainability Office often gives tours of campus. Possible tours include:

  • Campus Sustainability
  • Markim Hall green building tour
  • Sustainable landscaping tour

Class planning documents

  • Project Planning Worksheet
  • Example Group Project Contract

Contact Suzanne at to schedule a tour