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
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.
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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org about scholarships to the conference.
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
The TransFormation Alliance focuses on equitable transit-oriented development. The academy seeks to create a new generation of advocates, educators, activists, and collaborators who are read to see a difference in affordable housing and equal opportunity in Atlanta. Read Ruthie Yow's account of what she learned in this workshop and how she worked with a group of twenty-two other passionate classmates to discuss how to create a more just Atlanta. The Transformation Alliance Academy is seeking applicants for its new class! Please read more details and apply here.
This summer, 285 schools from around the world applied to be sponsored by the UN Millennium Fellowship.Only 11% of the campuses are accepted, and within these campuses only a select group of fellows are chosen to represent their campus.The 15 to 20 students chosen make up that campus’s cohort, and the Class of 2018 is the first to include a cohort of 18 fellows from the Georgia Institute of Technology.Read about the Georgia Tech cohort and how their projects relate to equity, education, outreach, environmentalism, and energy efficiency