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Growing green: Campus to introduce greenhouse for research, growth

USF St. Petersburg’s future is looking a whole lot greener because a greenhouse could soon be coming to campus. While the project does not have a completion date, $25,000 was approved from an administrative fund in addition to a $5000 contribution from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Institute. According to Alana Todd, who spearheaded the […]

Adjuncts: Joy of teaching dampened by poor pay, benefits

Students cycle into gear for Bike Week

Students looking to get a handle on their carbon footprint could do so during the campus’ inaugural Bike Week. Starting last Monday, students were encouraged to ride their bikes to campus to receive free food, raffle tickets and bike services. Each day leading up to Earth Day on Saturday featured new activities, including bike registration […]

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Student Green Energy Fund seeks student approval

Starting Monday, students will have the chance to vote on whether or not they would like to renew the Student Green Energy Fund. SGEF is a fund that is “used to assist the university in reducing energy costs through conservation, promoting power generation using clean, renewable energy technologies and lowering greenhouse gas emissions” according to […]

Adjuncts: Joy of teaching dampened by poor pay, benefits

Campus moves forward with Green Revolving Fund

Future sustainability projects on campus will now find funding, in part, through the Green Revolving Fund. Signed on Monday, Feb. 6, the Green Revolving Fund would utilize the savings from previous sustainability initiatives to fund new green projects around the university. The fund was signed into action by the Clean Energy and Resource Conservation Commission […]

Adjuncts: Joy of teaching dampened by poor pay, benefits

USFSP should sign commitment to go green: Guidelines for making campus more eco-friendly could push the university

USF St. Petersburg should continue its push toward sustainability by signing the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment. To date, 647 college and university presidents have signed it, and 434 have submitted climate action plans detailing how the schools plan to go, and stay, green. The President’s Climate Commitment was started by Second Nature […]