Senior spring is officially here and motivation takes work!Senior spring is like the bibliography part of a paper. You’re at the very end and it’s a struggle sometimes. This metaphor came to me as I sit here attempting to finish a paper of my own. The assignment is very manageable and I know exactly what I’m writing, yet I find myself taking far too long to complete a single paragraph. This is when I realized that–– and made the excuse for myself—I have senioritis!
Connecticut College strives to be a leader in sustainability among campuses nationwide.
At Connecticut College, sustainability is a framework by which long-lasting solutions to local and global challenges are developed through understanding the connections among social equity, environmental stewardship and economic wellbeing and including all three within all decision-making and strategic planning processes.
Current sustainability efforts include:
- Providing hands-on learning opportunities for students through the Sustainability Fellows program
- Working with faculty to integrate sustainability across the curriculum
- Educating the campus community on sustainable practices
- Collecting and analyzing campus sustainability data.
In March 2018, Connecticut College received a Silver rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education AASHE STARS.