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SEED-Specific News and Announcements:

New Better Buildings Partnership with the DOE and NIBS
February 2015

Newsletter 37: Better Buildings Partnership
February 2015

Newsletter 36: New Resiliency Report Released
December 2014

Newsletter 35: 2014 Green Genome Awards Winners
October 1, 2014

Newsletter 34: New Connections, New Resources
June 11, 2014

Newsletter 33: Green Genome Awards - One Month Left
March 31, 2014

Achieving the Benefits of High Performance Schools
2015 Green Schools and Community Colleges Sumit and Expo: October 29-30, 2015
This year's Summit will highlight the nation's K-12 and higher education schools with strong commitments to sustainability and their economic, educational and community achievments. The associated Expo will feature dozens of educational opportunities, leadership awards, and over 100 companies who offer green products and services.

Community Colleges and Snap-on, Inc.: Together, Building Sustainable Campuses.

Charting a Sustainable Course for Community Colleges, WDI 2013: On January 30th, SEED held its 3rd annual full-day workshop at the American Association of Community Colleges' Workforce Development Institute in San Diego.

Partnerships key to college sustainability efforts:
Community colleges making a commitment to sustainability in partnership with business and industry were highlighted at a recent summit convened by the American Association of Community Colleges' SEED Center.

Green Genome Awards Recognize Outstanding College Sustainabiltiy, Training Efforts
September 28, 2012

SEED 2012 Program Review Published: AACC is pleased to present the Sustainability Education and Economic Development Initiative: Program Review 2012. This publication provides a snapshot of SEED, its many free resources, and examples of ways that colleges are sharing and implementing innovative and promising practices. Use this guide to get better acquainted with SEED so that your college can maximize its membership.
April, 2012

AACC Unveils the SEED Green Action Plan Series: A set of practical guides and actionable steps that colleges can take to not only prepare a skilled workforce, but also to become change agents in regional efforts to develop a green and sustainable economy.
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Creating an Environment for Growing Green Jobs: Community Colleges Shaping State and Local Energy Policies (PDF)

SEED NEWS: AACC Receives Grant for 2-Year Green Jobs Program and Unveils its SEED Strategic Plan AACC is pleased to announce it is the recipient of a two-year grant from the Kresge Foundation to support community colleges in becoming leaders in sustainability practices and preparing students and workers for careers in high-growth sectors of the emerging green economy. The grant is an expansion of AACC’s existing Sustainability Education & Economic Development (SEED) initiative.

AACC has also unveiled its new strategic plan,
Community Colleges in the Emerging Green Economy: Charting a Course and Leadership Role. Developed by community college presidents, it describes the national community college sector’s shared vision for promoting a green economy and AACC’s supporting role, nationally, in realizing this vision.
March 15, 2011

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