National Building Green partners gather at UNCF’s new LEED designed building for an Earth Day briefing focused on HBCU sustainability. Organizations include: National Wildlife Federation, Environmental Defense Fund, Second Nature, US Green Building Council, National Coalition, Howard and South Carolina State Universities together with UNCF Special Programs.
By Carson Capshaw-Mack, Winston-Salem Journal – The city is getting a little greener, and it’s not just because spring is here. Thanks to Daniel Crudup, more than 500 Winston-Salem State University students have taken a pledge to “go green” this year. Crudup, a WSSU junior, was selected by the university as a “Go Green” ambassador [...]
Green Ambassadors from three of the Atlanta University Center institutions stop for a photo after a visit by the US Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) to the AUC to celebrate Black History Month. Ambassadors pictured L to R: Evan Lott, Clark-Atlanta University; Acting EPA Administrator, Bob Perciasepe; Jovan Davis, Morehouse College; and Kandyce Perry-Spelman College.
Washington, DC – As President Barack Obama reiterated the need to fight climate change during his State of the Union Address Tuesday night, “Green Ambassadors” were already doing their part to tackle climate change by promoting sustainable lifestyles to students and staff at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Selected and trained by UNCF Special [...]
Synergetic Thinking and Spatial Tools Workshop by Professor Marcela Oliva at Los Angeles Trade Technical College sponsored by UNCF and HACU
Moving students to and through college. November 8-11, 2011 at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center Atlanta Click here for the program (http://buildinggreennetwork.org/UNCF_Program100.pdf). It’s a large file and may take a few minutes to download depending on your connection speed.
Kresge President and CEO, Rip Rapson, quoted the UNCF MSI Green Report in describing “What’s next: Philanthropy in an age of government retrenchment,” during his remarks at the Memphis Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence and the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits. Click here to read the President’s Corner on The Kresge Foundation website.
(DogonVillage.com) – The tragedies caused by recent tornadoes, hurricanes and other weather disasters as well as the failing economy were used to underscore the urgent need to build green during the United Negro College Fund’s (UNCF) Institute for Capacity Building’s (ICB) Town Hall Conversation addressing the role of historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and [...]
By Jamaal Abdul-Alim, Diverse Issues in Higher Education – To tap into federal money to make campus infrastructures more energy efficient, college and university leaders must be strategic, collaborative and pay close attention to details when submitting proposals. At the same time, grants should not be seen as the only source of revenue for green [...]
By Dr.Karl Reid & Felicia Davis (TheGrio.com) – It’s not always easy being green — especially if you’re a college or university that serves primarily minority students, many from low-income families. Going green requires up-front investment that many of these institutions believe they can’t afford. Without large — or in some cases any — endowments, [...]