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WKU Office of Sustainability


 

August 2-20
Open by Appointment
Contact Dr. Leslie North
leslie.north@wku.edu, 270-745-5982
Located at 503 Regents Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42101

 

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Our Mission

While diverse and multi-faceted, the initiatives, policies, and programs of WKU are united by conviction and a deep sense of purpose. We understand the importance of reducing college costs, increasing completion rates, fostering civic and community skills, and ensuring that our graduates find degree-related employment. At WKU, we are unified in our diverse efforts to create a practical and educational approach toward the pillars of sustainability. As an office, we feel a moral obligation to our students, our local and global communities, and the planet to do our part in mitigating environmental problems through sustainability initiatives and by training our students to prepare for crucial emerging issues.

  

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Sustainability Living Learning Community

The Sustainability Living Learning Community is one of WKU's newest LLCs. Students from multiple backgrounds will interact with one another around a topic that they may find of interest in their personal or future professional lives. Any incoming freshman, regardless of major, is eligible to apply (Full for 2021-2022).

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Our two gardens are under reconstruction as of Spring 2021. If you are interested in earning meaningful service hours while learning sustainable agriculture practices, sign up to receive email updates from our office. 

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The WKU Food Pantry is available to students, faculty, staff, and community members. The pantry is also a great way to collect service hours by hosting a food drive or simply donating.

 

 

 

 


 


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