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Join Patel College of Global Sustainability graduate student Nathan Lafata at the Ghana National College as he educates high school students about biodigesters and the importance of the water, energy, food, and waste nexus. Nathan recounts why he chose this project and the impact the students have had on his life.
August 3, 2023Global Sustainability News
Update: Solar C³ITIES Solutions, Co-founded by Dr. T.H. Culhane, Wins Multiple Awards at the 2023 AD and Biogas Industry Awards.
Solar C³ITIES Solutions, an organization founded by PCGS Climate Concentration Director, Dr. T.H. Culhane, focused on promoting sustainable solutions through biogas, has won four awards in three categories at the 2023 AD and Biogas Industry Awards, organized by the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association and the World Biogas Association
Tampa Mayor Jane Castor Proclaims April to be Earth Month at the Request of USF Patel College of Global Sustainability Students
“Every day is Earth Day.” PCGS graduate students have been working to institute an Earth Month Advocacy Global Initiative Center (EMAGIC) on campus to promote that sustainable mindset. As April has been declared Earth Month by Tampa’s mayor Jane Castor, success is on the horizon.
April 26, 2023Global Sustainability News
“It’s definitely a labor of love”, said Kaitlin Davis, Patel College of Global Sustainability graduate with a concentration in Food Sustainability, about her current career at Fat Beet Farm. Fat Beet Farm focuses on sustainable farm-to-table products by using a hydroponics and aquaponics systems. The location also opened a kitchen and bakery to deliver food to visitors who crave for healthy and delicious farm to table meals.
PCGS Students Partnered with Tampa Interantional Airport (TPA) on an Electrification Study with Dr. Pradeep Haldar
By staying “on board” with the Tampa International Airport, PCGS continues to provide comprehensive collaborative projects with leaders in the industry. Students from the Sustainable Business Concentration at PCGS have been working with the Sustainability and Innovation team at Tampa International Airport to provide recommendations to achieve Net Zero goals as part of their electrification effort.
From compassion to action. Tampa’s Green Team, with the participation of several graduates of the Patel College of Global Sustainability and people who want to give back to the community, participate in a environmental stewardship program launched in partnership with AmeriCorps and Volunteer Florida. The team concentrates on planting trees, cleaning litter and debris from greenspaces, and attending community events. For their work, these PCGS graduates receive support toward their living expenses, education, career advancement opportunities, and potential forbearance of federal student loans.