Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium

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PERC's 2014 Pennsylvania Student Sustainability Symposium

  • 21 Mar 2014
  • 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Dickinson College Campus, Carlisle
  • 310


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • For this 1st Student Sustainability Podium, PERC has decided to allow students to waive our standard Member-preferred pricing policy. All students and staff from PA Colleges and Universities will be admitted for the same fee. NOTE: DICKINSON STUDENTS should register via email to .

Registration is closed
PERC 2014 Pennsylvania Student Sustainability Symposium at Dickinson College
Allison Hall, 99 Mooreland Avenue, Carlisle PA 17013

The symposium provides an opportunity for students of Pennsylvania colleges and universities to present their sustainability related research, creative works, action projects and community initiatives, and to network with students across the state to promote sustainability collaborations.  

Agenda summary
8:45-9:30 Breakfast and Welcome
9:30-10:20 Presentation Session Ia & Ib--Two concurrent sessions of student presentations on their work concerning sustainability.
10:30-11:20 Roundtable Discussions I-- students engage in and facilitate roundtable conversations.
11:30-12:20 Presentation Session IIa & IIb
12:30-1:20 Lunch
1:30-2:20 Presentation Session IIIa & IIIb
2:30-3:20 Roundtable Discussions II
3:20-3:40 Break/ Refreshments
3:40-4:20 Poster Session
4:30-5:15 Reports from Roundtables/ Action Items

Student Involvement / Deadline
As of this posting, abstracts are still being accepted. If you are interested in sharing your student work at the symposium, click the link to submit an abstract and attending the symposium. Of course, students, not submitting abstracts are welcome to take part in the symposium.

Open to all
In addition to students, faculty, staff, sponsors and all other interested parties are welcome to attend the symposium. As an effort to engage students from across the state in PERC activities, fees will be the same for all registrants, whether from Member, Affiliate or non-affiliated Institutions. This is a one-time only policy; students from non-Member schools are encouraged to take advantage of it and connect with other students from across the region.

Registration priority
Space is limited and priority for registration will be given first to students from PERC Member Schools whose abstracts have been accepted for presentation or a poster. Dickinson students should register via email to

Basic sleep-on-the-floor-of-the-gym accommodations are available on campus the nights before and after the event for $10/ night. A strict conduct policy will be enforced for those staying in the gym. Visit the "Where to Stay" page to discover other options. 

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