Sustainable Living and Leadership Series launched for fall 2021 by three leading universities

Together, experts from all three institutions will help national attendees to help strengthen critical thinking skills related to future actions and decision making with sustainability in mind through this multi-topic series.

Flyer detailing topics covered by Sustainable Living and Leadership Series, along with course details and registration information.

Do you have an interest in sustainability, but you’re not sure where to start? Are you interested in learning ways to grow your leadership skills and expand your strategies to live more sustainably? If so, then consider attending the Sustainable Living & Leadership Series.

This multi-topic series is designed and hosted by Extension services at Michigan State UniversityPurdue University and the University of Florida. Together, experts from all three institutions will provide national attendees with a plethora of knowledge, including real-world examples, to help strengthen critical thinking skills related to future actions and decision making with sustainability in mind. Series topics will include sustainability 101, energy, water and food, and will explore how these interconnected systems function together and independently.

Participants will:

  • Explore issues of energy, water, food and more
  • Learn about sustainability through a “systems lens”
  • Share with and learn from other community sustainability leaders
  • Delve into our economy, consumer choices and global impacts
  • Discover sustainable living actions you can take in your home and community

Overall, each topic is delivered in module form and will explore trends, statistics, actions and how leaders in sustainability are making a difference in our world. As an overarching theme, leadership will be woven throughout each module, allowing attendees to gain a deeper understanding of global-to-local movements by leaders responsible for moving sustainability forward. Through the leadership aspect of this series, participants will discover ways to take action to make a positive impact in their personal and professional life.

Program Information

This series is offered ONLINE and will be offered every Wednesday from 6 – 7:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Dates for the program are October 6 to November 17, 2021.

The fee for the series is $120 dollars. Register here.

To apply for the scholarship rate, please send your email request to Bethany Prykucki at prykucki@msu.edu.

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