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.
The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Spring Term (February 6 – April 13, 2012) under their Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP), Minority Academic Institutions (MAI) Program, Student Diversity Internship Program (SDIP) contract. This contract was awarded on March 17, 2011, to AGi Mission Support Services, Incorporated (AGi). AGi is 8(a) certified [...]
The following conference announcement may be of interest to Green Power Partners interested in combined heat and power (CHP) projects. CHP projects generate both heat and power, the latter of which is eligible for the GPP if the fuel is a renewable energy source. The U.S. EPA will hold a CHP Partnership National Meeting (http://www.epa.gov/chp/), [...]
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 [...]
The U.S. Department of Education announced today the creation of the Green Ribbon Schools program to recognize schools that are creating healthy and sustainable learning environments and teaching environmental literacy. The new awards program will be run by the Education Department with the support of the White House Council on Environmental Quality and the U.S. [...]