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U.S. EPA - Spelman College Host Sustainability Conference


 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Media Contact(s) : 

Terrilyn Simmons
tsimmons8@spelman.edu

Eric Marsh
(512) 505-8151
emarsh@skeo.com

The U. S. EPA and Spelman College will co-host the 2nd Annual Southeastern Symposium on Sustainable Environmental Practices at Colleges and Universities on June 6-7, 2011.

Who:
Gwendolyn Keys Fleming, EPA Region 4 Administrator
Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, Spelman College President
Shirley Franklin, former Mayor, City of Atlanta

What:
2nd Annual Southeastern Symposium on Sustainable Environmental Practices at Colleges and Universities

When:
June 6-7, 2011

Where:
Spelman College
Sisters Chapel
350 Spelman Lane S.W.

Atlanta, GA 30314

The agenda will include sessions on Symposium that features presentations on sustainable facilities and infrastructure practices; food public policy, production pedagogy and community gardens; accessing environmental funding; developing environmental programs and initiatives. This conference will showcase the information to achieve operational savings, enhance programs, and reduce environmental impacts. Please see symposium agenda for a complete list of experts and presentations.

For more conference information, agenda, hotel, and registration go to: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=qhersmfab&oeidk=a07e3rvm85o0dec4450&oseq=

 

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