The Center of Excellence for Sustainability is a collaborative initiative, operating under the Office of Public Affairs, that brings together education, research and operations to advance sustainability on campus and beyond. Officially established in the fall of 2011 and, CES aims to:
• Promote environmental awareness, education for sustainable development and sustainability research on campus;
• Bridge educational activities and sustainable operations initiatives on campus while promoting experiential learning;
• Facilitate collaboration between disciplines, faculty, staff and students;
• Connect with other social actors in the wider community, i.e., the local municipality or select NGOs, increasing ACG’s social impact.
The director of the Center of Excellence for Sustainability is Dr. Michael T. Valahas, Adjunct Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Science and Mathematics