Sustainability Center

 
It is our mission to provide a synergistic educational facility for our university and region which offers diverse learning styles for both current and future students in the areas of renewable energy, recycling and waste reduction measures, plant biology, and other sustainable technologies. This center will provide opportunities for extensive study in sciences and technology. 

 

Site Plan - Phase I : Construction and Landscape Installation

 

Year I
  • Reconfiguration of Facility (Clean-up and removal of unused structures) Complete

  • Water Reclamation (Design and build retention ponds) Complete

  • Fully Operational Recycling Center (Part of our plan in dumpster reduction on campus) Complete

  • All Solar applications applied (Solar hot water and photovoltaic) Complete

  • Smart Classroom installed Partially Met


Year II
  • Fully Operational Growing Facility (Tree Farm and Landscape plants to be used in our campus landscapes) Partially Met

  • Structure for Biomass and Biodiesel Building Partially Met

  • Construct Building for Boat Storage Awaiting Funding


Year III
  • Install Biomass Plant (Used to produce electricity for the entire center, allowing us to be completely off the grid) Awaiting Funding

  • Design and construct Biomass trailer for mobile education purposes In Process