Canisius Deepens Commitment to Sustainability
Canisius College is now a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) to further campus efforts toward building a healthy and just world. Through membership in AASHE, Canisius will receive support in advancing its sustainability initiatives throughout the institution and in the community.
AASHE enables higher education institutions to meet their sustainability goals by providing specialized resources, professional development and a network of peer support. Membership covers every individual at an institution, so the entire campus community can take advantage of member benefits.
“AASHE counts on the support of progressive institutions like Canisius to fulfill its mission of facilitating leadership to transform our planet,” said AASHE Executive Director Meghan Fay Zahniser. “As the gateways to knowledge, higher education institutions have a unique opportunity to make sustainability part of everyone’s agenda. I welcome Canisius to our family of colleges, universities, associations and businesses driving the transformation to a sustainable world.”
AASHE is an association of colleges and universities working to create a sustainable future. To further its mission of empowering higher education to lead the sustainability transformation, AASHE provides resources, professional development and a network of support to enable institutions of higher education to model sustainability in all areas, from governance and operations to education and research.
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Submitted by: Veronica Serwacki, executive associate to the dean, College of Arts and Sciences