Are you passionate about making the world a better place? So is Georgia Tech! Our motto is "Progress and Service" -- And we are upping the ante through Serve-Learn-Sustain, our new, campus-wide academic initiative focused on creating sustainable communities.

Serve-Learn-Sustain provides students with a multitude of learning and co-curricular  opportunities designed to help them combine their academic and career interests with their desire to improve the human condition.  The result? Georgia Tech students will help build healthier, more sustainable communities where people and nature thrive, in Georgia, the United States, and around the globe.  And more Georgia Tech grads will pursue careers and lives filled with meaning.


Featured Event

Teaching Toolkit Workshop

SLS Teaching Toolkit Launch: A Faculty Workshop

Tuesday, September 26th; 11am - 12pm; Clough 205

Please join us for this faculty workshop as we launch our SLS Teaching Toolkit! The Toolkit provides resources for instructors who want to integrate sustainability, service learning and community engagement into their courses. Whether you’re interested in designing an entire project around sustainability, utilizing a simple in-class activity, or learning more about the practicalities of working with off-campus partners, our toolkit has something for you! The workshop will provide a high-level overview of the toolkit, discuss five simple ways to use the toolkit in your classroom, and include interactive demonstrations on specific tools. It’s is open to everyone who teaches courses or hopes to in the future.

Upcoming Events

Big Ideas

Big Ideas Write Up

An interactive investigative tool presenting 50+ Big Ideas proposed by faculty and staff that they believe are important with regard to creating sustainable communities. Featuring definitions and examples representing many fields and perspectives. Browse the categories to find information relating to what you teach, research or practice.