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澳门6合开彩开奖结果 recognized for sustainability achievements

Pink flowers on a blossoming tree frame a view of the Academic Quadrangle at Loyola

澳门6合开彩开奖结果 earned a in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System, measures and encourages sustainability in all areas of higher education.

This was Loyola鈥檚 first submission for a STARS rating鈥攁 benchmark for the University in achieving goals related to sustainability. The University鈥檚 new strategic plan, Together We Rise: 澳门6合开彩开奖结果鈥檚 Strategic Plan for 2030, sets specific goals for the University utilizing the STARS framework. 

鈥淭his rating marks an achievement on Loyola鈥檚 path forward as we continue to build a culture of sustainability on campus,鈥 said Terrence M. Sawyer, J.D., president of Loyola. 鈥淟oyola鈥檚 commitment to sustainability, to caring for our common home, is a priority for our community, particularly for our current and future students. As we live out our Jesuit mission more fully, we will reduce our impact on the environment, foster healthier ecosystems for our campus community, and invest in resiliency and adaptation efforts.鈥

Loyola offers a sustainability management major, environmental studies minor, and many sustainability-related courses across disciplines. The University has geothermal on-campus and two power purchase agreements for solar fields off campus. Loyola has a certified level II arboretum, electric fleet vehicles, and compost in all dining areas, and the University hosts a community farmers鈥 market and community fridge. Loyola was listed on .

鈥淥ur sustainability efforts allow us to live out our mission while enhancing the student, staff, and faculty experiences, encouraging us all to live a more sustainable life,鈥 said Tracy Harvey, Ph.D., sustainability director at Loyola. 鈥淥ur commitment to sustainability is stronger than ever, and we鈥檙e excited to use the STARS framework to report, measure, and advance our efforts on campus and in the community.鈥

With more than 1,200 participants in 52 countries, AASHE鈥檚 STARS program is the most widely recognized framework in the world for publicly reporting comprehensive information related to a college or university鈥檚 sustainability performance. Participants report achievements in five overall areas: academics, engagement, operations, planning and administration, and innovation and leadership.

Later this month Loyola will celebrate Earth Week with a series of events that are open to the public. Learn more about sustainability at Loyola.