Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium

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2023 Campus Sustainability Champion Celebration

  • 27 Apr 2023
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Online via Teams


Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium

Inspiring higher education throughout PA to lead transformational sustainability efforts through example, expertise, and collaboration. 

2023 Campus Sustainability Champion
With Guest Speaker Eric Pallant

Join us for a virtual celebration of the advancement of sustainability in Pennsylvania’s colleges and universities and the hope for our common future.

On Thursday, April 27th, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm, we will recognize PERC's newly designated 2022 Campus Sustainability Champions: college and university students, faculty, and staff from across the Commonwealth who have advocated for action on climate change, for environmental justice, for food sovereignty, and for the health and well-being of people and the planet. Bring a friend and your favorite locally brewed, fermented, steeped, or pure beverage and enjoy the positivity!

We will also be joined by keynote speaker, Eric Pallant, the Christine Scott Nelson '73 Endowed Professor of Environmental Science & Sustainability at Allegheny College.  Pallant is recognized nationally and internationally for sustainability initiatives in energy conservation, sustainable food systems, soil conservation, and campus sustainability, sustainability in higher education, water resources, ecotourism, and forest conservation. He has received two Fulbright Awards, is a member of the Friends of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies in Israel, and is a U.S. State Department Environmental Speaker and Specialist. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts, and received the Best Paper Award for the 2018 World Symposium on Sustainable Development, the 1999 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence, and the 1999 Three Rivers Environmental Award in Higher Education. He has served on numerous local, regional, national and international advisory boards. Eric has received widespread acclaim for his recent book, Sourdough Culture, including a spot on Science Friday from National Public Radio and a feature by CNN.

This event will be held online. Click here to join.

To learn more, contact:

PERC President Ken Shultes at

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