The Programs and Education Subcommittee (PEDS) is the primary educational arm of COS. PEDS is responsible for evaluating and making recommendations to the Steering Committee on integrating academic programs, student body, and staff into the effort to promote a sustainable campus. PEDS is co-chaired by Professor of History Andy Fisher and student Sharon Hartzell '14 [[e|sehartzell]].
The Food Services Working Group is...
- ...responsible for monitoring sustainable practices in Dining Services and developing programs for educating Dining Services staff about sustainable practices.
- ...planning projects for 2013-2014: Caring for the Campus Gardens, organizing volunteer days at local farms, planning speaker and movie events about sustainable food and farming, working with Dining Services to educate the campus about food sustainability.
The Education and Outreach Working Group is...
- ...responsible for exploring ways to promote non-traditional education programs; assessing the impact of academic programs on campus sustainability; assessing residential life to determine how to enhance student participation in and committment to the COS sustainability program.
- ...planning big things! The first annual Sustainability Summit will be held on Nov. 2nd in the Brinkley Commons of Miller Hall. The summit will feature panels of speakers form all areas of campus and community sustainability, as well as workshops hosted by sustainable groups/inititives at W&M. Beginning at 9:30 am, please contact Sharon Hartzell [[e|sehartzell]] or Katie Johanson [[e|kljohanson]] to register for free!