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Dining Services Go Green

Gettysburg College's Dining Services are taking the initiative to "Go Green!" It all began just over a year ago, when Phil Roth approached Dining Services at Gettysburg College asking if he could collect... Learn More


Gettysburg College students living green

Students living in Farmhouse, the sustainability theme house on campus were profiled in the Evening Sun. Read the article. Find out more about Learn More


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Center Skylight Wins 2010 Crystal Achievement Award

San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo León, Mexico, September 13, 2010.- Super Sky Products, Mequon, Wis., was granted with the 2010 Crystal Achievement Award for the most innovative commercial...

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Truckloads of furniture, household goods on sale May 29 at Gettysburg College

Truckloads of furniture, rugs and household items donated by Gettysburg College students will be on sale May 29 at the seventh annual "Give It Up for Good" sale.
 
The sale will take ...

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Gettysburg College named to The Princeton Review's 'Green Colleges' list

Gettysburg College has been named one of the country's most environmentally-responsible colleges according to The Princeton Review and will appear in the new resource for college applicants, ...

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Hunger activist Robert Egger to speak May 16 at Commencement; live video feed

Hunger-combating activist Robert Egger, president and CEO of D.C. Central Kitchen in Washington, D.C., will speak and receive an honorary degree May 16, 2010 at Gettysburg College's 175th Commencement...

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Gettysburg College will celebrate Earth Week April 18-23

Gettysburg College will celebrate Earth Week from April 18 to 23 with a host of events and programs open to students and the community.

Earth Week will kick-off with Earthfest on April 18...

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Gettysburg College named to 'top five' for sustainability reporting

The Roberts Environmental Center (REC) at Claremont McKenna College (CMC) named Gettysburg College as one of the top five colleges for sustainability reporting among the Top 50 U.S. liberal arts colleges...

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Gettysburg College's new Center earns green building certification

Gettysburg College's new Center for Athletics, Recreation and Fitness has earned Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program...

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Gettysburg College celebrates Sustainability Week Oct. 19-24

During Sustainability Week, Oct. 19 to 24, Gettysburg College will celebrate with a wide range of activities including lectures, films, public service opportunities, and a community rally Oct. 24 to...

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Give It Up for Good Sale planned Saturday to benefit United Way

The sixth annual Give it Up For Good is set for 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 23, at Gettysburg College's Hauser Field House.

All proceeds of the sale — which features furniture and...

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Student organic garden begins fourth year at Gettysburg College

Providing organic produce for local food banks is only the beginning for Gettysburg College's student garden, which began its fourth year of operation with a volunteer work day on April 20.
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Environmental justice and sustainability to be Convocation topic Nov. 13

Connections between sustainability and environmental justice will be the topic of Gettysburg College's 25th annual Fall Convocation on Thursday, Nov. 13.

Julian Agyeman, chair of the...

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Sustainability Week events planned at Gettysburg College

Gettysburg College will mark Sustainability Week Oct. 20 to 25.

A wide range of activities is planned, from forums to collecting produce left over in farm fields after the harvesting process...

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'Food gap' threatens millions in U.S., activist tells Gettysburg College audience

A "food gap" in the United States leaves some 36 million people "insecure" about where their next meal is coming from, without access to healthy food, and at increased risk for...

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Sustainability a major commitment for Gettysburg College

The Gettysburg College community's efforts to reduce our ecological footprint are highlighted in an extensive new area of our website.

To learn more about our campuswide commitment,...

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Gettysburg College students to join national global warming teach-in

To learn more about global warming solutions, Gettysburg College students will take part in what is expected to be the largest "teach-in" in United States history.

Organizers...

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Eisenhower Institute


Garthwait Leadership Center


Sunderman Conservatory of Music


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