When it comes to sustainability, Florida State University has earned a gold star. The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has given FSU a Gold rating in its latest Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) report. This improves upon FSU’s Silver rating from 2015. “The leap from silver to gold […]
FSU Campus Sustainability
Florida State University’s Elizabeth Swiman is one of 100 individuals from across the country recognized as a Difference Maker by the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America. Swiman is the director for Campus Sustainability at Florida State. The TIAA Difference Maker Award honors people who have devoted their lives to improving the world and shaping […]
Over the past decade, ‘Chuck It For Charity’ has collected more than 100 tons of unwanted items such as furnishings, microwaves, school supplies, food and housewares and given them a second life, rather than dumping them in a landfill.
Florida State University is moving forward on the path of solar sustainability — thanks to three alumni and FSU Sustainable Campus. The alumni, Justin Vandenbroeck, Chris Diaz and Scott Minos, provided and installed 12 solar panels to their alma mater, all pro bono. The installation was completed Friday, Aug. 18, with the panels mounted on […]