environmental sustainability

National Wildlife Federation publication touts Randolph’s ‘lands-on’ experiences for students

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LYNCHBURG – Randolph College is the only higher education institution in Virginia featured in the National Wildlife Federation’s (NWF) The Campus Wild: How College and University Green Landscapes Provide Havens for Wildlife and “Lands-on” Experiences for Students, which was released this week. The richly detailed guide highlights how colleges and universities are playing a dynamic... READ MORE >>

Sierra Club ranks Randolph among the nation’s top “Cool Schools”

The list evaluates and ranks colleges based on sustainability initiatives in academics, food, energy use, food services, and other factors.... READ MORE >>

The Princeton Review names Randolph one of the top green colleges in the United States

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Randolph College is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review, which last week published its fifth annual edition of its free downloadable book, “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges.”... READ MORE >>

Randolph and other Virginia colleges commit to use 100% renewable energy

Randolph College is joining with four other Virginia higher education institutions to provide 100 percent renewable energy to their campuses. This move will cut the colleges’ greenhouse gas emissions and save money as well. Randolph has entered an agreement with Emory & Henry College, Hollins University, Lynchburg College, Sweet Briar College, and Collegiate Clean Energy... READ MORE >>

Randolph students present at energy and sustainability conference

A recent statewide energy and sustainability conference included presentations by Randolph students that gave insight into ways to save energy. Karin Warren, environmental studies professor and the Herzog Family Chair of Environmental Studies, took a group of students to the Virginia Commonwealth University Energy and Sustainability Conference. More than 600 students and professionals in fields... READ MORE >>

Randolph College Celebrates Environmental Sustainability, Strives to Reduce Carbon Footprint

Randolph College continues to operate on the forefront of environmental responsibility and education. In addition to fielding an outstanding Environmental Sciences program, Randolph has made institutional commitments toward operating in an environmentally sustainable manner including… Signing on to the Talloire Declaration Nearly Two Decades Ago Establishing Environmental Issues Council in 2000. Charter Member of AASHE... READ MORE >>