Prescott College Hosts Third Annual Sustainability Education Symposium

Join us for a combination of keynote speakers, guest presenters, and Ph.D. dissertation presentations discussing sustainability and its connection with education throughout our society

 

The Third Annual Prescott College Sustainability Education Symposium will be held May 18-21, 2011 at the College’s Prescott, Arizona campus. Save the date and plan now to join us for this year’s combination of keynote speakers, guest presenters, and Ph.D. dissertation presentations discussing sustainability and its connection with education throughout our society and our interactions with the environment.

 

Dr. David W. Orr, the Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics and Special Assistant to the President of Oberlin College, will open the Symposium with a keynote address on Wednesday, May 18, at 7 p.m. in the Crossroads Center, Room 100.

 

Prescott College faculty, graduate students, and other noted experts will present across the three days of the Symposium, Thursday May 19 through Saturday May 21, on themes such as sustainability and the commons, social justice issues in sustainability, educational reform and innovation, impacts of climate change, agriculture and food resources, water and the Southwest, green government and public policy, and education as a path for creating cultures of change.

 

Jaimie Cloud, Founder and President of the Cloud Institute for Sustainability in Education, will cap the Symposium with a Keynote address on Saturday evening, May 21, at 7 p.m., followed by a closing keynote workshop at 9am Sunday May 22, both to be held in the Crossroads Center, Room 100.

 

Sponsored by Prescott College, the Symposium is free of charge and open to the public; however, we ask that attendees pre-register to assist in planning:  http://www.prescott.edu/sustainability-symposium/index.html. Questions? Contact residencycoordinator@prescott.edu.

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