Equitable and Sustainable Development: Summer Successes, Teaching Tools, Workshops, and Funding Opportunities

In Summer 2018, Serve-Learn-Sustain partnered with the iGniTe First Year Summer Launch Program to introduce an exciting new Sustainability Track. For this linked courses program, faculty across multiple disciplines collaborated with community partners, with SLS, and with each other to educate students on our chosen theme: Equitable and Sustainable Development.

AASHE Student Summit and Conference Reflection

This semester, Serve-Learn-Sustain gave me the opportunity to attend the AASHE conference, which took place the first week of October, as one of the members of the RCE Greater Atlanta Youth Network.  On Monday night, I flew out from the Atlanta airport to Pittsburgh.  Upon arriving, I met my roommate for the conference, Iesha, another college student who is active in the RCE Greater Atlanta Youth Network.  Although our schools, Georgia Tech and Spelman, are only a few miles away, we met each other for the first time the night in

Serve-Learn-Sustain in Spain, Spring 2018

Hi! My name is Kaylyn Sinisgalli. I’m a third year Environmental Engineering student with a Spanish minor. Last spring, I was fortunate to be a part of the first student group to embark on the “Serve-Learn-Sustain in Spain” Georgia Tech Faculty-Lead Study Abroad Program. Choosing to step outside of my comfort zone and into Granada is a decision I will never regret.

Comparing the Affordable Clean Energy Proposal with the Clean Power Plan

Marilyn Brown, a Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public Policy Regent’s Professor, and the head of the Climate and Energy Policy Lab speaks with Michael Pearson about the implications of the replacement of the Clean Power Plan with the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE).

Two Great Spring SLS Courses and a New Study Abroad to Check Out!

With course selection for the spring comes a slate of exciting SLS-affiliated courses! And in a special twist, we are also sharing the details of a brand new SLS- affiliated study abroad program. Read on and get excited to register!

Kendeda Fund Sends 3 Living Building Equity Champions to NAACP Conference in Pittsburgh

Interested in hearing more from the Equity Champions? Come to the Net Positive Symposium on Tuesday, October 18th, where they will speak on how they have found solutions to making a living building in the hot, humid climate of Atlanta.  If you are a student, faculty, or staff at Georgia Tech affiliated with SLS, contact SLS at about scholarships to the conference.

Global Goals::Local Progress - RCE Greater Atlanta Official Launch

RCE Greater Atlanta will hold its official launch event this Wednesday, October 10th, from 6:30pm - 9:00pm, at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights.  Please join us - tickets are still available!  Click here to register.  Serve-Learn-Sustain has a limited number of complimentary tickets for students - please email us for information.  Rea

Starting a Social Enterprise: Boot Camp Recap

Interested in social innovation or starting a social enterprise?  Not sure where to start? Read about two students' experiences attending The Center for Civic Innovation's Social Enterprise Boot Camp, and then check out the SLS Fall Buzz Course on Social Innovation for Sustainable Communities.  Registration Deadline: October 2nd.