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GCSHE: Creating Pathways to Empower Sustainability Professionals
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Join ISSP at the Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education: Mobilizing for a Just Transition on October 20-22, 2020! Save $25 off standard registration using ISSP's discount code: ISSP-GCSHE.

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When: October 20-22
Where: Virtual
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We are proud to be participating in AASHE’s Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education (GCSHE). This virtual event, taking place Oct. 20 -22, will focus on the issues most pertinent to the higher education sustainability community. Join us and explore this year’s theme, Mobilizing for a Just Transition!

Save $25 off standard registration by using ISSP's discount code: ISSP-GCSHE

Discount codes are limited to the first 100 redemptions, so don’t delay! 

 

Creating Pathways to Empower Sustainability Professionals

 

Sustainability professionals lead organizations and communities in driving social justice, environmental health, and a regenerative economy. For graduates of sustainability-oriented academic programs, professional, post-nominal, credentials help create an immediate onramp to a career in sustainability. By combining theory with practice, the B.A. program in Sustainability Studies (BASS) at Colorado Mountain College (CMC) is showing students a pathway into this meaningful profession. In partnership with the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP), the BASS is offering students an opportunity to prepare for and earn the Sustainability Associate (ISSP-SA) credential as part of their academic program.

 

This presentation will describe the challenges and successes the ISSP and the BASS have experienced in developing this partnership and will suggest opportunities for replicating this curricular approach across sustainability studies and related programs in colleges and universities.