SLS Summer Internship: A Transformative Experience

Interested in a summer internship experience that offers the opportunity to gain real-world experience in sustainability and community engagement, while supporting solutions for sustainable communities?  Apply for the SLS 2019 Summer Internship Program!  Applications are now open.  Read about the experience of one of our 2018 interns, working with SLS partner Transformation Alliance.

Exploring Spain

We are pleased to provide you with another blog post from our 2018 Global Student Ambassadors.  This week, we highlight the Language for Business and Technology (LBAT): Spain program which provides students with the opportunity to spend six weeks in Madrid and Grenada, studying current issues in politics, socio-economics, and sustainability in Spain and the European Union.

Die Grune Avantgarde: Reflections on Sustainability in Germany

We are pleased to provide you with another blog post from one of our 2018 SLS Global Student Ambassadors.  This week, we highlight the Language for Business and Technology (LBAT): Germany program, which takes students throughout Germany and explores regional perspectives in lifestyles, history, and traditions, as well as from an industrial point of view.

RCE Americas Meeting in Argentina

When I got the invitation to become involved with the RCE Greater Atlanta and the Youth Network back in July, I was not a hundred percent sure what I was getting myself into, but I knew it was a great opportunity. As I got involved, I began to understand more and more the mission of the RCEs and the opportunities they create to accomplish sustainable development. However, it was not until some months later when I got the opportunity to attend the 7th RCE Meeting of the Americas in Posadas, Argentina that I truly felt the impact that these RCEs can have.

Cross-Cultural Perspectives: SLS Affiliated Study Abroad in Japan, Italy, and more!

Interested in Study Abroad?  SLS is affiliated with TEN study abroad programs that offer students the opportunity to study sustainable communities from a cross-cultural perspective.  Several summer programs still have spots available.  Check out this blog post from Kathleen Weil, our SLS Global Student Ambassador for the 2018 Japan Summer Program in Sustainable Development.

SLS Student Showcase Recap - Fall 2018

SLS is thrilled to announce the winners of its third Student Showcase. This semester’s showcase, held December 4th in Klaus Atrium, had 60 entrants, more than 130 attendees, and a wonderful diversity of projects. Our three winning projects are described below.  The faculty recipients of the SLS Student Choice Award for Excellence in Teaching were Dr. Bethany Jacobs (Writing & Communication Program), Dr. Neha Kuma (Interactive Computing and International Affairs), and Dr.

Meet our Newest Staff Member!

David Eady is the new Industry Engagement Manager with the Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain (SLS) and the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business. In this role, he will deepen and expand relationships with the business sector to advance strategic objectives within the two centers, working as part of the SLS Partnerships Team. He has a master’s degree in Urban Studies, concentrated in Community Planning and Development, from Georgia State University, and a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, focused on environmental ethics, from University of Georgia.

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.