Patel College of Global Sustainability
Dr. Sylvia Earle
Lifetime Achievement in Sustainability Award: Sylvia Earle
The USF Patel College of Global Sustainability celebrated its 10th Year Anniversary Celebration and All-Class Reunion and Alumni Conference with honored guests that included Tampa Mayor Jane Castor; PCGS founders Drs. Kiran C. and Pallavi Patel, who received the Global Sustainability Award for Decades of Service to Humanity; oceanographer and explorer Dr. Sylvia Earle, shown here, who received the Lifetime Achievement in Sustainability award; and Maryann and Sonny Bishop of Rosebud Continuum, who received the Esteemed Sustainability Partner Award. The anniversary sustainability conference included alumni and current student keynotes, as well as panels featuring PCGS alumni working in various sustainability fields. For more photos from the conference, awards dinner and picnic.
Distinguished alumni were honored at our 10th Anniversary Awards Dinner on Friday night. Our distinguished alumni include Ericka Leigh of Sewn Apart, Winnie Mulamba of the For Good Movement, Aja Estro of Compassion Kind (pictured), and Brandon Johnson of Stantec. Our college founders, Drs. Kiran C. and Pallavi Patel, right photo, also joined our PCGS family celebration at our 10th Anniversary awards dinner, where they received the Global Sustainability Award for Decades of Service to Humanity. Dr. Kiran Patel addressed the group about the importance of sustainable practices throughout the world.
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