Poole College Sustainability Initiative News
NC State Net Impact Chapter Awarded Gold Standing
The NC State Net Impact graduate chapter, based in the Poole College of Management, was awarded gold standing for its achievements in the past academic year. Sixteen percent of the 300 volunteer-led Net Impact chapters achieved the prestigious gold standing. Net Impact has over 50,000 student and professional leaders across the globe working toward a sustainable future. The NC State chapter achieved gold standing by meeting a rigorous set of requirements based on their activities, programming, membership reach and network contribution. Read more.
Initiative Assumes Role of NC Sustainability Center
On April 21st, the Sustainability Initiative officially took on the role of the NC Sustainability Center (NCSC) as a champion of sustainability and innovation in North Carolina. Under the new name NC Sustainability Connection, NCSC's online networks will continue to showcase stories of innovators from throughout the state and champion businesses and communities that are forging a path toward sustainability. Connect with the NC Sustainability Connection on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to join the conversation. Read more
NC State Launches More Than Money Careers Partnership
NC State is launching a new partnership to help mission-driven students and alumni get clear, get connected, and get hired. Our new partner, More Than Money (MTM) Careers, has distilled over 40 years of best practices into a sustainability-focused e-learning platform.The partnership is led by the NC State Poole College Sustainability Initiative, NC State Sustainability Office and NC State Net Impact Chapter. Read more
New LEED Labs Course to Transform Nelson Hall
ARC-590-012, LEED Labs: Exploring LEED for Existing Buildings taught by Dr. Traci Rose Rider, is a new interdisciplinary course, open to all graduate and undergraduate students, for Fall 2014 focusing on strategies and metrics for “greening” existing buildings. This LEED Labs course will specifically explore the criteria and documentation needed to certify Nelson Hall - home of NCSU’s Poole College of Management - in the LEED for Existing Buildings program. Read more
Net Impact Chapter Leadership Attends National Conference
NC State was well represented at the fall 2013 national Net Impact conference held in Silicon Valley, Calif. NC State’s NI chapter officers networked with NI teams from across the country, as well as within the Triangle. Photo above shows NC State NI team members with officers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University NI chapters and the NC State chapter officers. Read more
Sustainability Initiative Launches Industry Speakers Series
The Sustainability Initiative hosted two speakers in fall 2013: Riva Krut, vice president and chief sustainability officer for Praxair, and Maribeth Malloy, director of environmental sustainability and external engagement for Lockheed Martin Corporation. Both speakers met with NC State students from Poole College and the College of Engineering.
During her visit, Maribeth Malloy stopped for a photo with Poole College's Jenkins MBA students who joined her for a luncheon at Nelson Hall.