Pitt Blue and Gold is Green

Program: Sustainability Professional Certificate Program
Presenter: Lucy Klug, Mobility Specialist
Parking, Transportation, & Services
Emily Potoczny, Sustainability Engagement Manager
Office of Sustainability
Workshop Type: Virtual
Date: 5/28/2024
Time: 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Who Should Attend: All Faculty and Staff

Heard about Pitt's many sustainability commitments and wondering how you as a Pitt employee can contribute in your everyday activities and decisions for Pitt? Learn how you can engage professionally to help us achieve carbon neutrality by 2030 or engage in our Pitt Green program for labs, offices, event hosts, or even by becoming one of the first Pitt Green Ambassadors. We'll also cover Pitt's many sustainability benefits and commitments, including Healthy Ride bike share, electric vehicles, the Cool Food and Real Food pledges, community partnerships, pollinator gardens, LEED buildings, and so much more!

Sustainable Landscapes

Program: Healthy U, Sustainability Professional Certificate Program
Presenter: Samantha Chan, Assistant Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
Megan Lange, Outreach Coordinator & Data Analyst
Pittsburgh Collaboratory for Water Research, Education, & Outreach
Workshop Type: In-person
Date: 6/5/2024
Time: 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Location Name: 342 Craig Hall
Location Address: 200 S Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Who Should Attend: All Faculty and Staff

Have you heard that Pitt’s Pittsburgh campus is a designated Tree Campus and Bee Campus? In this class you will learn about how Pitt is caring for our beautiful campus using sustainable practices, and Pitt’s efforts to protect native pollinators, increase tree canopy, and reduce stormwater runoff. You will also begin to understand how nature helps promote our wellbeing both physically and mentally. Participants will get to explore some gardens on campus and learn how to help keep our waterways healthy.