Wesleyan Sustainability Office

The Wesleyan Sustainability Office strives to promote inclusive and equitable environmental sustainability.  In practical terms, this includes everything from reducing Wesleyan's carbon footprint to integrating sustainability into more courses to student internships to fostering spaces on campus for education, discussion, and action on sustainability issues.  Please explore, whether you're looking to attend an event, learn more, or get involved!

 

 

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Wesleyan Publishes Sustainability Action Plan Progress Report

Wesleyan Publishes Sustainability Action Plan Progress Report

Wesleyan’s Sustainability Action Plan (SAP), developed in 2016, is a five-year plan that reflects Wesleyan’s commitment to a sustainable future. Written with input from more than 130 students, faculty, and staff, the plan establishes goals, objectives, strategies, timelines, metrics, and responsible parties in topic areas. In November, Wesleyan’s Sustainability Office released its first Sustainability Action Plan…
Wesleyan, Eversource Begin 3-Year Strategic Partnership

Wesleyan, Eversource Begin 3-Year Strategic Partnership

Wesleyan recently kicked off a strategic partnership with Eversource Energy that will support the University’s goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. Wesleyan President Michael Roth and Eversource Vice President of Government Affairs Margaret Morton signed an agreement on Oct. 30 before receiving a tour of the Freeman Athletic Center’s recent energy efficiency upgrades. The new strategic…
Fall Harvest, Music, Gatherings at 2018 Pumpkin Fest

Fall Harvest, Music, Gatherings at 2018 Pumpkin Fest

The campus and local community celebrated the fall season during the College of the Environment’s annual Pumpkin Fest on Oct. 13. Held at the student-run, Long Lane Organic Farm, participants enjoyed farm tours, farm produce and baked good sales, crafts, face painting, local vendors, free veggie burgers and apple cider, a pie eating contest, prizes…

Wesleyan in the News

In this recurring feature in The Wesleyan Connection, we highlight some of the latest news stories about Wesleyan and our alumni. Recent Wesleyan News Inside Higher Ed: “Career Path Intervention–Via a MOOC” An open online course by Gordon Career Center Director Sharon Belden Castonguay, which helps young people explore their interests and career options, is featured. 2. NPR: “Midterm Election…
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