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

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The SLS Summer Book Club will be meeting for the first time June 15th to discuss the book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, by Naomi Klein. This public event is open to anyone interested, and will include a book discussion and documentary screening. We will start with a one-hour book discussion with SLS book club members (5-6PM) on the book. After the discussion, dinner will be served, and we will settle in to watch the corresponding documentary that goes along with this book: "This Changes Everything." (6:30-8:00PM). 

**Please note, anyone is encouraged to attend the event! Feel free to listen in to the book discussion to learn more about the main topics covered in the book, and/or come for the documentary screening from 6:30-8:00PM.

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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.