AASHE Sustainability Awards Launched

Awards celebrate sustainability research and advancements at higher education institutions.

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has launched the call for applications for the 2017 AASHE Sustainability Awards.

The awards recognize sustainability achievements, research and leadership skills by AASHE member institutions. Approximately 70 campuses have received recognition through this prestigious award program since its inception in 2006. Last year, we received submissions from the institutions across the United States, Canada and Singapore.

Three types of award categories will be recognized. Categories include:

The AASHE Sustainability Awards celebrates leaders who are truly pioneering the campus sustainability movement.

Applications are being accepted through AASHE’s new Campus Sustainability Hub, designed to help members quickly and easily find the resources most relevant to them through advanced search and filtering options.

Attendees are encouraged to apply today to be honored for outstanding projects and research dedicated toward advancing sustainability in higher education. Awards will be presented during the AASHE 2016 Opening Ceremony on Oct. 9 in Baltimore, Maryland.

About the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)  

AASHE empowers higher education administrators, faculty, staff and students to be effective change agents and drivers of sustainability innovation. AASHE enables members to translate information into action by offering essential resources and professional development to a diverse, engaged community of sustainability leaders. We work with and for higher education to ensure that our world's future leaders are motivated and equipped to solve sustainability challenges. For more information, visit www.aashe.org. Follow AASHE on Facebook and Twitter.

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