Press Release Archive 201301
In recent years, Manhattan College's commitment to sustainability has grown to include new courses on environmental justice, extracurriculars that allow students to take part in the green movement, and a new research center on campus. It's safe to say that Jaspers enjoy being green!
Manhattan College offers a vast assortment of courses across all of its disciplines in arts, business, education and health, engineering, and science that pertain to the environment, sustainability, environmental policy and justice. The following is a peek at a few of these courses, majors and minors.
From encouraging recycling to reducing emissions, Manhattan College is making sustainability a priority in all facets of campus life.
The Green Club has taken on gardening, composting and planting projects, while JustPeace has worked to bring fair trade products to campus and provide education about environmental issues that impact human rights.
Gardens on the rooftop of the parking garage and next to the residence halls produce food for campus cafeterias and provide hands on learning experiences for students.
Manhattan College recently opened a new Center for Urban Resilience and Environmental Sustainability (CURES), which will focus on a wide range of issues and initiatives related to sustainability.
Students to volunteer with VITA at Refuge House in the Fordham Bedford section of the Bronx.
Masch brings extensive financial and educational experience to the College.
David W. Orr was instrumental in the design of a top green building on a college campus.
Several alumni advance to fill superintendent positions at Catholic schools throughout New York State.