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PM4SD Certification Offered in the USA for the First Time at Patel College of Global Sustainability

After being offered around the world for the last several years, the Project Management for Sustainable Development (PM4SD) certification was offered at the University of South Florida (USF) Patel College of Global Sustainability from August 19th - 22nd.

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Water for People: "We're Working to Reach Everyone Forever"
October 11th, 2017
Here in America, we constantly have access to clean water. This is unfortunately not the case for the 2.1 billion people around the world who don't have access to safe water and the 4.5 billion who lack access to adequate sanitation.

Solar CITIES Biodigester Research Project at Rosebud Continuum Sustainability Education Center with Patel College of Global Sustainability
October 3rd, 2017
Hurricane Irma, coming on the heels of Hurricane Harvey, showed the southern US and southern Florida that the era of climate uncertainty and intensified storms has the potential to wreck economies and disrupt lives.

CEO of Algae Tech Company Cellana Visits PCGS to Discuss Collaboration
September 28th, 2017
On Sep. 25 Martin Sabarsky, CEO of Cellana, a leading algae technology company, visited PCGS to meet with Dr. George Philippidis, Associate Professor and Director of the Biofuels & Bioproducts Lab.

University of South Florida Patel College of Global Sustainability is a Member of a Consortium Awarded $15M by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to Advance the US Bioeconomy
September 28th, 2017
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) just announced a $15 million award to a consortium of universities and companies, a member of which is USF's Patel College of Global Sustainability (PCGS) with Dr. George Philippidis as co-Principal Investigator.

Sierra Club's Fight for Environmental Justice
September 21st, 2017
Founded by conservationist John Muir in 1892, the Sierra Club is the nation's largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization.

Patel College of Global Sustainability Partners with Peace Corps to Promote Sustainability
September 20th, 2017
The Patel College of Global Sustainability (PCGS) has partnered with Peace Corps to offer The Paul D. Coverdell Fellowship for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCV).

PCGS Alumni Bring Sustainability to Apollo Beach
September 20th, 2017
After a year of selling handmade soy candles at local farmer's markets throughout the Tampa Bay area, PCGS Alumni Trinity Miller and Tyler Demonde identified the need for a monthly market in the South Shore area.