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

Dr. Sarah Brackmann

Transformative Partnerships: Promoting Sustainability Through Faculty and Community Empowerment

Friday, July 28, 11:00-11:45 am, Clough Lounge (Room 205Q, near Starbucks)

We invite you to join us for this public talk by Dr. Sarah Brackmann, finalist for the position of Service Learning & Partnerships Specialist in the Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain.

Sarah Brackmann directs the Office of Community-Engaged Learning at Southwestern University. Dr. Brackmann completed her Ph.D. in Higher Education from the University of Georgia, where her research focused on the impact of decreased public funding on community engagement programs. She earned a Masters of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs with a concentration in service-learning from The Ohio State University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Xavier University (OH).

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.