April 22, 2019
It’s not easy being Green. But at Randolph, it’s a priority—on Earth Day and every day
Jdody Misidor ’21 works in the Randolph College greenhouse
As the Randolph community celebrates Earth Day, we look back at some of the College’s greenest accomplishments to date.
Here are some of the things Randolph has done to ensure a more sustainable future on campus and beyond, and just a few of the many recognitions the College has received for its efforts:
Top Green Rankings:
Ongoing Sustainability Initiatives on Campus:
- Randolph is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
- Randolph was the first college in Virginia to sign the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (2006)
- Former President Linda Lorimer was among the first U.S. college presidents to sign the Talloires Declaration in the 1990s
- Randolph is one of five Virginia higher education institutions committed to 100 percent renewable electricity, generated from landfill gas emissions (2014)
- The EPA named Randolph a Green Power Partnership Top Partner for its commitment to renewable energy (2014)
- President Bradley W. Bateman signed the President’s Resiliency Commitment (2017)
Learn more about Randolph’s sustainability efforts and recognitions at www.randolphcollege.edu/sustainability.
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