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 Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University, will speak at 11:30 a.m. in Christ Chapel at Washington and Stevens streets. The public is welcome at no charge.

Agyeman, the author of books including Sustainable Communities and the Challenge of Environmental Justice, will take part in classes and interact with student organizations during his visit to campus.

Just sustainability is also the focus of the inaugural edition of Just Voices, a new publication issued by Gettysburg College's Center for Public Service.

Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences. With a student body of approximately 2,600, it is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. The college was founded in 1832.

 

Posted: Mon, 10 Nov 2008

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